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  • Monday, July 25th
  • July 25th – Hour 2

    38:44
    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz continued to discuss the Chris Sale jersey cutting affair and what it would cost to acquire Sale.  Mike, Tony, and Jim Murray also talked about the best and worst alternate jerseys in sports.  Finally, the guys discussed David Price’s performance in Saturday’s Red Sox loss.
  • July 25th – Hour 1

    41:33
    Felger and Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Red Sox weekend series split with the Minnesota Twins.  The guys also talked about Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale’s jersey shredding incident.  Should the Red Sox make a move for Sale?
  • July 25, 2016 Show Highlights

    50:52
    0:00- David Price Headed Down Carl Crawford Avenue
    11:40- Chris Sale's Clubhouse Meltdown
    22:17- Beetle Goes to the Hall of Fame
    34:39- Jon Heyman on Sox Approaching the Deadline
    43:23- Peyton Manning Cleared in HGH Investigation
  • Jon Heyman on Sox Approaching the Deadline

    08:38
    Jon Heyman of MLB Network and FanRag Sports Network joins Bertrand and Flynn to hit on a number of topics including Aroldis Chapman being traded to the Cubs, the ongoing Chris Sale drama, and what we can hope to see from the Red Sox as we approach the deadline on August 1st.
  • Peyton Manning Cleared in HGH Investigation

    07:29
    According to a statement from the NFL, Peyton Manning has been cleared of any wrongdoing or accusations about PED use after being implicated in an Al Jazeera America report last year. Bertrand and Flynn compare this investigation to the one that ultimately brought a four game suspension to Tom Brady.
  • Beetle Goes to the Hall of Fame

    12:16
    Our own Marc Bertrand had quite the weekend as he strolled the famed halls of Cooperstown. Beetle also took in the Hall of Fame induction speeches from Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza, and even the speech of weekly guest Dan Shaughnessy, who was honored with the J.G. Taylor Spink Award. Beetle gives us his takeaways from Hall of Fame weekend.
  • Chris Sale's Clubhouse Meltdown

    10:29
    Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale is in some hot water after a weekend meltdown which saw him cut up his throwback jersey and refuse to wear it. Sale was ultimately suspended for 5 games, further adding fuel to the trade rumors that have surrounded him.
  • David Price Headed Down Carl Crawford Avenue

    11:30
    David Price was roughed up yet again over the weekend, surrendering five runs on 11 hits in a no decision that saw the Red Sox fall to the Twins 11-9 on Saturday. Beetle and Mike Flynn, in for Zo, foresee even worse things coming for the high-cost, high-disappointment lefty.
  • July 25, 2016 Hour 4

    33:15
    Paul Sullivan from the Chicago tribune discusses Chris Sale.  the matchups for 98 mile are discussed
  • July 25, 2016 Hour 3

    30:38
    On this hour: Red Sox recaps, AJ Perez from USA today discusses MLB and the OLympics and it was Hall of fame weekend for Dan Shaunessy and Jon Wallach's favorite baseball player.
  • July 25, 2016 Hour 2

    31:28
    On this hour: A Preacher removed a demon from a kid playing Pokemon Go.  Peter Abraham calls in to talk red sox abd the Olympic villiage is a disaster area.
  • July 25, 2016 Hour 1

    34:38
    On this hour: Fred saw 2 movies this weekend.  Red Sox beat the Twins.  Chris Sale cut up the White Sox uniforms and got suspended.  Celtics made some signings over the weekend. 
  • Saturday, July 23rd
  • Celtics @ 7: Answering Offseason Questions

    58:03
    What would the Celtics give up for Jahlil Okafor? Why isn't Jae Crowder over Kevin Durant's decision yet? Adam Kaufman discusses. 
  • Friday, July 22nd
  • The Baseball Reporters – July 22nd

    26:41
    Tonight on the Baseball Reporters, Tony Massarotti discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox win over the Minnesota Twins, the MLB Trade Deadline, and David Ortiz’s numbers at Fenway this season.
  • July 22nd – Hour 4

    42:12
    In the fourth and final Hour of an Agenda Free Friday, Mazz and Jones reset the week’s topics and continued to take calls early and often.  To wrap up the week, we hear from Mad Mike and Squeaky Mazz in the Final Word with Rich Keefe.
  • July 22nd – Hour 3

    38:15
    Chris Gasper, of the Boston Globe, joined Tony Massarotti and Adam Jones to talk about the start of New England Patriots Training Camp, the end of Deflategate, and the Boston Celtics offseason.
  • July 22nd – Hour 2

    38:36
    In Hour 2, Mazz and Jones got into the Boston Red Sox and the trade for Drew Pomeranz.  The guys continued to take calls on everything discussed this week.
  • July 22nd – Hour 1

    41:51
    Tony Massarotti and Adam Jones kicked off the Agenda Free Friday sharing some opening thoughts before taking calls early and often.
  • Patriots Might Miss Out on J.J. Watt

    06:28
    The Patriots may luck out in a major way in one of their first four games without Tom Brady. According to reports, Texans defensive end and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt will miss all of training camp and the preseason, and may start the year on the PUP list following back surgery. This could lead to him being absent when the Texans travel to New England in Week 3. Beelte and Dickerson react to news of this potential big break for Jimmy G and the Patriots.
  • Opening Thoughts Durant and Length of MLB Games

    09:45
    Bertrand and Greg Dickerson, in for Zolak, start off this Friday with their opening thoughts. Beetle shares his thoughts on Jae Crowder's comments regarding the Celtics' pitch to Kevin Durant, and Dickerson opines over MLB commissioner Rob Manfred's puzzling comments about how to lower game times in baseball.
  • July 22, 2016 Hour 4

    31:49
    pherson from the Prividence Journal talks Red Sox.  More on Gruden's QB camp with Favre and the Stack
  • July 22, 2016 Hour 3

    36:26
    On this hour: Brett Favre joined John Gruden for a special Gruden QB camp.  Ben Carson said the Trump kids had a tough upbringing.  
  • Red Sox Have Successfully Hidden Clay Buchholz

    06:28
    Clay Buchholz made a rare game appearance in Thursday night's 13-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. After starting the year in the rotation and posting a 2-5 record , he has been sent back and forth from the bullpen to the rotation. Now resting comfortably with the Sox relievers, Buchholz made his first appearance in 19 days. Beetle and Dickerson react to this rare sighting of the two-time all-star.
  • Jon Gruden 'This Guy' Challenge With Brett Favre

    16:34
    Jon Gruden is back on the airwaves, so Toucher & Rich brought back the Gruden "This Guy" Challenge as the ex-coach sat down with Hall-of-Famer Brett Favre.
  • July 22, 2016 Hour 2

    33:01
    On this hour: Nick went to the  Dead & Company show and talked to fans.  John Keller from WBZ talks about the RNC.  Is Durant's legacy tarnished because going to Golden State?
  • July 22, 2016 Hour 1

    39:27
    On this hour: Hardy does magic, The Red Sox won big and Steven Wright looked back to old form.  NBA wont play the All-Star game in Charlotte.  Crowder on Recruiting Durant.  JJ Watt may not be ready for the Patriots week 3 game.
  • Thursday, July 21st
  • CBS Sports MLB Writer Mike Axisa Calls In

    06:50
    CBS Sports MLB Writer Mike Axisa called in to the Adam Jones Show for a national perspective on the Red Sox recent trades.
  • J.R. Smith Would Fit a Need for the Celtics

    10:19
    Adam Jones made a case for why the Celtics should bring in free agent J.R. Smith, who would instantly become the team’s best shooter.
  • The Game of Jones: July 21st, 2016

    05:39
    It’s a Role Play Thursday in the Game of Jones with Adam Jones and Mike Riley, in for Keefe.
  • Vinnie Iyer from Sporting News Calls In

    09:15
    Sporting News NFL writer Vinnie Iyer called in to the Adam Jones Show to discuss the outlook for the Patriots without Tom Brady for the first four weeks of the season.
  • Jae Crowder Seems Upset with Durant’s Decision to Join the Warriors

    07:44
    On Thursday Jae Crowder discussed the Celtics pitch to Kevin Durant and seemed upset about Durant’s eventual decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors. Jones and Mike Riley, in for Keefe, reacted to Crowder’s comments.
  • It’s Time for the Red Sox to Release Buchholz

    07:52
    Jones discussed the Red Sox decision not to use Clay Buchholz on Wednesday night for a long relief appearance after Drew Pomeranz failed to get through four innings. If they’re not going to use him in that situation, Jones thinks he has no reason to be on the roster anymore.
  • The Baseball Reporters – July 21st

    32:19
    Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox win and the performance of Drew Pomeranz.
  • July 21st – Hour 4

    32:37
    In the fourth and final Hour, Tony and Greg continued to discuss and take calls on the Red Sox and pitcher Drew Pomeranz.
  • July 21st – Hour 3

    40:00
    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, Mazz and Greg Dickerson got back into the Boston Red Sox and last night’s win over the San Francisco Giants.  The guys also broke down Drew Pomeranz’s first start as a member of the Red Sox.
  • Wednesday Night Was A Character Win For The Red Sox

    11:39
    Adam Jones opened Thursday’s show talking about the Red Sox 11-7 win over the Giants on Wednesday night.
  • July 21st – Hour 2

    40:00
    In Hour 2, Mazz and Dickerson were joined the New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.  The guys continued to talk about the Patriots as the start of Training Camp approaches.
  • Rob Gronkowski Interview

    10:53
    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski joined Tony Massarotti and Greg Dickerson and talk some Patriots and Fantasy Football.
  • July 21st – Hour 1

    42:51
    Tony Massarotti and Greg Dickerson opened up the show discussing the performance of Drew Pomeranz in last night’s Boston Red Sox win over the San Francisco Giants.  Finally, the guys talked about Hanley Ramirez’s performance last night.
  • July 21, 2016 Show Highlights

    46:06
    0:00- Tough Debut for Pomeranz
    7:25- Hanley Finally Being Hanley
    14:42- How is the QB Situation in the NFL?
    24:29- Where Does Garoppolo Rank Among NFL Starting QB's?
    34:12- Wayne in Grafton Drops a Hot New Rap
  • Wayne in Grafton Drops a Hot New Rap

    11:53
    In the spirit of the upcoming 98 Mile competition, famed Sports Hub caller Wayne in Grafton decided to submit his very own rap to us today. Hear what insults and one-liners Wayne had for many of the Sports Hub personalities.
  • Where Does Garoppolo Rank Among NFL Starting QB's?

    09:38
    Fans around New England aren't used to much of a debate when it comes to ranking their starting quarterback among the rest of the QB's in the league. But now that we know Tom Brady will give way to Jimmy Garoppolo in the first four weeks of the season, it is much more of a conversation. Find out where Zo and Bertrand have Jimmy G stacked up against the rest of the league's elite.
  • How is the QB Situation in the NFL?

    09:41
    It has been a year of transition for the elite quarterback in the NFL. With Peyton Manning retiring and Tom Brady sitting out the first 4 games of the season with a suspension, it looks like a good time to examine where the list of starting quarterbacks in the NFL stands. Zolak and Bertrand take a deeper look at the quarterback situation in the NFL.
  • Hanley Finally Being Hanley

    07:10
    First baseman Hanley Ramirez had the game of his Red Sox career on Wednesday night, hitting three home runs and driving in 6 runs to help his team ward off a bad debut from Drew Pomeranz and earn an 11-7 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Zo and Beetle give Hanley his due credit for pushing the Sox back into first place for the first time in seven weeks.
  • Tough Debut for Pomeranz

    07:15
    Newly acquired Red Sox starter Drew Pomeranz could have changed his last name to "PomeRUNz" last night as he was roughed up in his Boston debut. Pomeranz surrendered five runs, including two home runs, in just 3+ innings, but was bailed out by the Sox offense to earn the no decision. Zo and Bertrand react to the shaky debut for the newly acquired lefty.
  • July 21, 2016 Hour 4

    37:58
    On this hour: An atricle on Roger Goodell and his treatment of players is discussed.  New phone screener "Bird" takes the townie test.  The stack
  • July 21, 2016 Hour 3

    39:09
    On this hour: A USA Today article brings up if Football die off in the future?  Will Brinson talks NFL and Curt Schilling is upset he wasn't invited to the RNC
  • July 21, 2016 Hour 2

    37:06
    On this hour: Fred Rich and Jon go over the upcoming 98Mile matchups.  Sean McAdam discusses the Red Sox.  Pokemon in the news and callers complain about their experiences with the game.
  • July 21, 2016 Hour 1

    37:46
    On this hour: Wallach almost hit fred's car trying to go reverse yesterday.  Phone screener "Bird" tells us how he got his name.  Drew Pomeranz had a rough debut at Fenway, Hanley's 3 home runs and the Mayor of Dig-Dong city.  Edelman took batting practice at Fenway.  Is Blount going to make the Patriots roster?  #1 Gronk fan Lisa calls in with big news
  • Wednesday, July 20th
  • Ugly Debut for Drew Pomeranz on Wednesday

    07:34
    Jones and Joe Murray, in for Keefe, discussed the Red Sox 11-7 win over the San Francisco Giants at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.
  • Yahoo Sports! NFL Writer Eric Edholm Calls In

    10:07
    Yahoo Sports! NFL Writer Eric Edholm called in to the Adam Jones Show for a national perspective on what to expect from the Patriots without Tom Brady for the first four games.
  • Could This Be Marcus Smart’s Breakout Season?

    06:30
    Jones and Joe Murray discussed a recently released NBA player projection from FiveThirtyEight.com that sees Marcus Smart taking a major leap forward for the Celtics this upcoming season.
  • The Game of Jones: July 20th, 2016

    06:28
    It’s a Would You Rather Wednesday in the Game of Jones with Adam Jones and Joe Murray.
  • Phil Perry from CSNNE Calls In

    09:18
    CSNNE Patriots reporter Phil Perry joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss how the team can succeed without Tom Brady during the first four weeks of the 2016 season.
  • Can the Patriots Defense Carry the Team During Brady’s Suspension?

    09:57
    Adam Jones and Joe Murray, in for Keefe, discussed whether the Patriots defense is good enough to carry the team during Tom Brady’s four game suspension.
  • Farrell To Blame For Uehara Injury

    12:42
    Jones and Joe Murray, in for Keefe, opened Wednesday’s show discussing John Farrell’s decision to use Koji Uehara in a non-save situation on Tuesday night, which led to the aging closer getting injured.
  • Tuesday Was Pet Brock Night At Fenway

    07:04
    Jones and Matt McCarthy, in for Keefe, had some fun listening to NESN’s Red Sox broadcast trying to discuss Pet Brock night at Fenway on Tuesday.
  • The Baseball Reporters – July 20th

    36:29
    Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox trade for pitcher Drew Pomeranz and previewed Pomeranz’s first Red Sox start tonight against the San Francisco Giants.  Mazz also talked about last night’s loss, Koji Uehara’s injury that sent him to the disabled list, and relief pitcher Brad Ziegler.
  • July 20th – Hour 4

    41:21
    In the fourth and final Hour, Felger and Mazz reset the day’s topics and continued to take calls on everything discussed.  To close out the day, it’s the Final Word with Rich Keefe.
  • July 20th – Hour 3

    42:58
    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continued to take calls on the start of New England Patriots Training Camp and last night’s Red Sox win over the San Francisco Giants.  Mike and Tony also did an NBA Minute with Rich Keefe and Brian Robb.

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