Danny Picard is the host of "The Danny Picard Show" at dannypicard.com and iTunes. He can also be heard on WEEI-93.7 FM and seen on Comcast SportsNet. Picard is born and raised in South Boston, where he still resides.
Monday, April 30, 2012
What was Rondo thinking?
Comcast SportsNet's Kyle Draper joined Monday's
show to break down the first weekend of the NBA Playoffs. Should Rajon
Rondo be suspended? Plus, why the Los Angeles Kings are for real:
There won't be another Stanley Cup party in
Boston this year. And it's hitting me hard. My reaction to Boston's Game
7 loss to the Washington Capitals. Plus, NESN.com NFL Insider Jeff Howe
joined Thursday's show to preview the First Round of the NFL Draft:
WEEI-Boston's Rob Bradford joined Tuesday's show
to discuss the Red Sox pitching issues. Will Aaron Cook get the call-up?
And should Daniel Bard stay in the bullpen? Plus, my punishment for Ron
Artest, I mean, Metta World Peace. Watch on Ustream:
Bobby Valentine is finally moving Daniel Bard
back to the bullpen for the time being. But he better keep him there AND
make him the Red Sox closer. Plus, ESPN.com NHL Insider James Murphy
joined Monday's show to talk Stanley Cup Playoffs. Watch on Ustream:
Fenway Park turns 100 on Friday, and I could care
less. Some are making a big deal about invitations to the big
celebration, while I'm more concerned about building a new Fenway and
this weekend's series against the New York Yankees. Plus, my take on the
Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the Boston Bruins' Game 4 loss. Watch on Ustream:
Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine shouldn't be on the hot seat just yet. But if he doesn't fix his bullpen soon, he will be. Plus, NBC Sports ProHockeyTalk's Joe Yerdon joined Thursday's show to talk Stanley Cup Playoffs:
Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy joined Wednesday's show to discuss the state of the Boston Red Sox. Plus, my take on the lack of respect between opposing players in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and the lack of consistency in the suspensions handed out by Brendan Shanahan. Watch on Ustream:
WFAN New York's Neil Keefe joined Tuesday's show to discuss the Yankees and Red Sox 1-3 starts. Plus, did Alfredo Aceves' save on Monday night make me change my mind about Daniel Bard's role on the Red Sox? Not so much. Watch on Ustream:
It was a wild weekend, and hopefully Tiger Woods watched Bubba Watson on Sunday. Also, hopefully Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine watches this show, and my disappointment in the Red Sox. Watch on Ustream:
I tackled Boston's bullpen issue and all of the major storylines from Opening Day and The Masters, and talked NBA with Comcast SportsNet's Kyle Draper, on Friday's show. Plus, my take on both Gregg Williams' and John Tortorella's audio clips. Watch on Ustream:
It's Opening Day, and Comcast SportsNet MLB Insider Sean McAdam joined Thursday's show to talk all things baseball. Plus, I'm already throwing in the towel on the Miami Marlins. Also, my Masters prediction, and some NBA talk. Watch on Ustream:
The Boston Herald's Dan Duggan joined Tuesday's show from Spring Training to discuss the Boston Red Sox' latest injury woes. Should Daniel Bard be moved back to the pen to become the team's closer? Plus, are Matt Cain and Joey Votto worth a combined $366 million? And a recap of Kentucky's dominant win over Kansas in the National Championship. Also, a Fathead was given away!
Between WrestleMania, the Final Four, and the NHL/NBA playoff races, there was a lot to recap on Monday's show. Comcast SportsNet columnist Rich Levine joined me to talk hoops, and more specifically, the Boston Celtics. Plus, my take on the Penguins/Flyers and WrestleMania. Watch on Ustream:
Picard worked as a sports writer for Comcast SportsNet New England from 2009-2013, covering all of Boston's pro teams. He also hosted his own show on NBC Sports Radio Boston during that time. Prior to that, Picard worked as a sports writer for The Boston Globe and The Patriot Ledger. He was named to TALKERS Magazine's "Frontier Fifty: Outstanding Talk Media Webcasters" in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Picard was born and raised in South Boston, where he still resides. He is a Boston College High School graduate, and received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst in 2007.