Greg Dickerson (filling in for

Greg Dickerson (filling in for Dale) and Bob Neumeier continued the Antoine Walker trade talk, and also talked a lot of Red Sox. Gabe Kapler was a guest, and after the interview, Dickerson gushed that that was the most impressive and outstanding interview with an athlete that he’s ever been associated with. Kapler could quickly replace Trot Nixon as the media favorite around here…

They also discussed the Sox bullpen issues, and the changes afoot. Is Ramiro Mendoza going to be able to do anything as a starter? Can Kim be the closer they need? Who is available in a trade? Is Nomar going to be traded? One caller said Nomar is the best player in the history of the Red Sox, better than Ted Williams.

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The AP is reporting that Miami has decided to join the ACC.

A moment of silence is in order for former Brockton Enterprise Sports editor Pete Farley, who passed away last night at the age of 82. Bill Abramson has an extensive remembrance of Farley, who at one time, covered the beats of all four professional franchises in town.

Mike Fine looks at the return of Chad Fox, and the rest of the bullpen issues for the Sox. Bob Buckley looks at yesterday’s win by the Sox, with some members of the team a little testy towards the media’s negativity. Garry Brown says Grady Little is fed up with the Bullpen, just like the rest of us. Alan Greenwood says Gabe Kapler’s debut weekend for the Sox has the trappings of a Robert Redford movie. Fine’s notebook also looks at Kapler.

Clark Spencer looks at the weekend from the Marlins point of view, which shattered most of their dubious club records. Jack McKeon continued to be steamed from Friday night:

Noting the Red Sox had lost ground to the Yankees in the American League East over the weekend, McKeon remarked: 'I'd love to beat 'em today and the Yankees to win, so I can say, `You woke us up you [expletive] -- too bad.' ''

Get over it, Jack.

Russ Conway’s extensive Hockey Notes from yesterday focus on the free agent signing period.

Michael Felger has a Patriots report for The Sporting News website, and looks at Eugene Wilson and competition for David Patten as the # 2 receiver.

Sox bounce right back and

Sox bounce right back and make it two out of three over the Marlins. Sean McAdam says there is one thing we know about this team…they can hit. In the next couple weeks, we’ll learn a lot more. Dan Shaughnessy has the game story in the Globe, and focuses on the hitting as well. Michael Silverman says that Ted Williams would be proud of the Red Sox .406 batting average during this homestand. Paul Doyle says that the Sox got over the Saturday night loss pretty quickly. Alex Speier looks at the Kapler fueled win over the Marlins. Bob Ryan looks at the newest Fenway cult hero, Gabe Kapler. John Connolly also looks at Kapler. Art Martone also has a bit on the blooming love affair between Sox fans and Kapler. Tony Massarotti looks at some restructuring within the Red Sox bullpen in hopes of better results. Aaron Harlan examines the Sox six homers from yesterday. Hard Hitting Michael Gee says high scoring Red Sox teams are not historically successful. Connolly also looks at Derek Lowe, riding the offense to his ninth win. Shaughnessy’s notebook looks at changes coming in the bullpen. Silverman’s notebook also looks at these changes, as does McAdam’s notebook.

Lots of talk this morning on Dennis and Callahan about the Celtics looking at trade opportunities for Antoine Walker. Much of the speculation was based on an article from the NY Daily News, which has the Knicks offering Latrell Spreewell. Please no. Mike Fine was a guest on the show. Yesterday, Bill Reynolds wrote in the Providence Journal that trade talk involving Walker is not over. Howard Bryant’s Boston Uncommon column today (pay only) looks at the new face of the NBA, has Larry Lucchino defending the “Smartfan” ticket reselling program and a moment of silence for Hall of Fame baseball and basketball writer Leonard Koppett who passed away last week.

Today is decision day for the University of Miami. Mike Shalin says Miami should do the right thing and stay in the Big East. Ken Davis looks at the decision Miami faces. Joe Burris has a short article in the Globe on the matter.

Tuna Sighting on the coast of Maine: Cowboys coach Bill Parcells was spotting dining at posh Ogunquit restaurant Arrows on Thursday night.

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ESPN has Cubs/Phillies at 7:00. ESPN Classic has a SportsCentury feature on Bill Parcells at 8:00 & 11:00.