D&C Options Limited

David Scott puts the wraps on a wild week of speculation, posturing and negotiation over at Entercom/WEEI. He also looks at a number of other media items in this week’s full edition of Scott’s Shots.

In the Herald, Jessica Heslam looks at the move by Entercom and how it impacts the Dennis and Callahan negotiations. Christopher Rowland in the Globe has Julie Kahn saying that this deal had nothing to do with a possible D&C defection. Yeah, right. Why rush to announce it at the letter of intent stage, then?

Susan Bickelhaupt has her sports media column, which doesn’t mention the D&C situation, but she notes that Dan Patrick will be filling in next Thursday and Friday in the WEEI morning show, rather than the whole week.

Patriots
The Patriots Daily staff is all-in with another edition of the Patriots roundtable as we hit the three week mark of camp. Yesterday was a record day in the young history of the site, as the Bledsoe article was picked up by Deadspin, and the ESPN Hashmarks blog, among others.

Mike Reiss and John Tomase report on a new five year, $36 million extension for Ty Warren, locking up the defensive lineman until 2012.

Dan Pires says that rookie Brandon Meriweather is already proving to be a student of the game. Michael Parente has the Patriots unfazed by the tough talk of the Titans. Kevin Manni….err…Dan Shaughnessy, throws around the phrase “consumer fraud” in reference to tonight’s Patriots preseason game. Mark Farinella also looks at tonight’s preseason game. Albert Breer has a piece on Titans defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who is another branch of the Belichick coaching tree.

Get the rest of your Patriots news over at PatriotsLinks.com

Red Sox
Amalie Benjamin has a feature on Clay Buchholz, who makes his major league debut this afternoon against the Angels at Fenway Park. Jeff Horrigan says we shouldn’t read too much into Buchholz’s first outing. Lenny Megliola says that today is a day for the rookies to shine.

Steve Buckley travels to Missouri for a feature on Jack Hamilton, the pitcher who hit Tony Conigliaro 40 years ago.

Get the rest of your Red Sox news at RedSoxLinks.com.

Celtics
Mark Murphy and Shira Springer have Kendrick Perkins talking about his new role with the Celtics, and about the loss of so many friends this offseason.

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