Former WEEI radio personality Pete Sheppard has a new gig with NBC Sports Radio (1510 AM), hosting the afternoon show.
He tweeted yesterday: “Hey there my friends!! I am happy to announce that I have joined 1510 NBC SPORTS RADIO BOSTON. My show will be 3-6pm Mon-Fri.#refreshing.”
Former Cavaliers and Lakers coach Mike Brown might be headed back to Cleveland, according to ESPN.com. The 2008-09 NBA Coach of the Year was fired by the Lakers after a 1-4 start this year.
Yesterday the Cavs fired Byron Scott.
Brown is 314-167 (.653 winning percentage) in his head coaching career.
ORTIZ BACK TONIGHT
Expect DH David Ortiz back in Boston’s lineup tonight. Jackie Bradley Jr. will be optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. Ortiz homered in a rehab game with the PawSox yesterday.
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