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  • Friday, May 6th
  • May 6th – Hour 2

    41:06
    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz continued to take calls on the first place Boston Red Sox, Tom Brady’s case against the NFL, and the Boston Celtics offseason.  Finally, Mike and Tony take another “Pop Culture Quiz.”
  • May 6th – Hour 1

    42:19
    Felger, Massarotti, and Jim Murray kicked off the show sharing their opening thoughts before take calls early and often on an Agenda Free Friday.
  • May 6, 2016 Show Highlights

    37:24
    0:00- Manfred Addresses MLB Issues
    9:10- Amendola Restructures Contract
    12:53- Zo and Beetle Disagree with Adam Jones
    22:21- Pats Rookie's Connection to Reese Witherspoon
    28:29- Brad Stevens Interview
  • Brad Stevens Calls in for Final Time This Season

    08:50
    Brad Stevens joined Zo and Bertrand for the final time following the Celtics elimination from the playoffs last Thursday.
  • The Golf Club: Steve Conley From Callaway

    11:49
    Callaway sales director Steve Conley talks with Hardy about the XR irons and more from Callaway.
  • The Golf Club -- Workout Tips From Kaitlyn Sharpless

    09:21
    Strength and conditioning coach Kaitlyn Sharpless joined Hardy this week to talk about tips for warming up for a round of golf and other exercise tips for the average golfer.
  • Patriots Rookie's Connection Reese Witherspoon

    06:03
    Find out why actress Reese Witherspoon has attempted to connect with newly-drafted New England Patriots receiver Malcolm Mitchell. Zo and Betrand read into why the award winning actress would like to meet the rookie receiver.
  • May 6, Hour 4

    39:00
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys discuss an insane diet and exercise regimen, Sean McAdam talks Red Sox, and the guys run through The Stack.
  • Zo and Bertrand Take Issue with Adam Jones

    09:22
    Find out why Zolak and Bertrand disagree with nighttime host Adam Jones over his take about the Patriots longsnapper position, of all things.
  • Amendola Restructures Contract

    03:36
    Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola has restructured his contract at two years and $7.5 million. Zo and Bertrand react to the news of the deal and read Amendola's statement, citing his common goal with the franchise: "to win another Championship."
  • Rob Manfred Addresses Issues Facing Baseball

    09:01
    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred was in Chicago last night and attended the Red Sox game against the White Sox. He joined the NESN broadcast and addressed a number of issues facing the MLB right now. Zo and Beetle react to the viewpoints of the commish.
  • May 6, Hour 3

    40:35
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys play the final edition of "Is It A Racehorse Or A Local Band?" of 2016, Bob Neumeier joins the show to discuss the Kentucky Derby, and the guys run a T&R Draft for worst character on a great TV show.
  • May 6, Hour 2

    37:39
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys replay "Is It A Racehorse Or A Local Band?", they discuss Johnny Manziel and the Tom Brady cookbook, and Seth Emerson joins the show to discuss Malcolm Mitchell's time at Georgia.
  • May 6, Hour 1

    40:02
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys recap the night in sports, including NHL and NBA playoffs, and a Red Sox win in Chicago.
  • T&R Draft: Worst Characters On Great TV Shows

    13:19
    The T&R Draft returned on Friday, as the guys picked the worst characters from great TV shows.
  • 'Race Horse or Bad Local Band?' 2016, Part 3

    12:08
    Toucher & Rich play one more round of "Race Horse or Bad Local Band?" before the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby.
  • Thursday, May 5th
  • Joe Cardona May Need to Leave the Patriots to Serve in the Navy

    07:32
    Jones and Keefe discussed a report that Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona may need to leave the Patriots to serve in the Navy next season. The guys then debated whether Cardona was the biggest waste of a draft pick by Bill Belichick.
  • Keefer Madness: May 5th, 2016

    13:30
    In tonight’s Madness Keefe and Jones explore a story out of Florida involving a serial snake thief.
  • Ryan Fagan from the Sporting News Calls In

    11:56
    Sporting News MLB writer Ryan Fagan called in to the Adam Jones Show for a national perspective on the Red Sox hot start to the 2016 season. The guy’s discussed whether there would be value in trading Hanley Ramirez, baseball’s latest PED suspensions, and more.
  • The Game of Jones: May 5th, 2016

    08:53
    Jones and Keefe play the Game of Jones on a Role Play Thursday.
  • Mark Daniels from the Providence Journal Calls In

    09:37
    Providence Journal Patriots beat writer Mark Daniels joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss how the Pats did in last week’s draft, how they will prioritize their 2016 free agents, and more.
  • Examining the Patriots 2016 Free Agents

    09:03
    Jones and Keefe took a look at the list of key Patriots players who are set to become free agents after the 2016 season, and discussed whether the Pats did enough to insure those positions in the Draft in case they were to lose any of those players.
  • Sox should Consider moving Buchholz before it's too Late

    10:53
    Jones and Keefe opened Thursday’s show discussing Clay Buchholz’s first win of the season. Given Buchholz’s history, the guys think now is the time for the Red Sox to try and trade him before his annual trip to the disabled list.
  • The Baseball Reporters – May 5th

    44:02
    Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters breaking down Clay Buchholz’s performance in last night’s Boston Red Sox win over the Chicago White Sox.  Finally, Mazz expressed his displeasure with U.S. Cellular Field.
  • May 5th – Hour 4

    40:23
    In the fourth and final Hour, Felger and Mazz discussed the first place Boston Red Sox and Clay Buchholz’s performance in last night’s win over the Chicago White Sox.  Mike and Tony also continued to discuss Tom Brady’s diet and his new cookbook.  To close out the show, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
  • Felger: Maybe Ortiz Is The Only Guy Who's Doing It Clean

    09:36
    With the recent report of some failed tests coming, and with MLB aggressively going after players even if their stars, Michael Felger started wondering if perhaps David Ortiz really is clean.
  • May 5th – Hour 3

    37:03
    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continued to talk about last night’s Red Sox win and PED’s in baseball.
  • May 5th – Hour 2

    43:25
    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz continued to discuss PED’s in Major League Baseball.  Mike and Tony also took a look at the NHL and NBA Playoffs.  Wrapping up the hour, the guys discuss Tom Brady’s new cookbook.
  • May 5th – Hour 1

    44:13
    Felger and Massarotti kicked off the day discussing the first place Boston Red Sox.  The guys also broke down the performance of Clay Buchholz in last night’s win over the Chicago White Sox.  Finally, the guys discussed the possible PED suspensions coming down in MLB.
  • May 5th, 2016 Show Highlights

    50:22
    0:00- Buchholz gets first win 10:47- Ortiz retirement talk 19:55: Celtics off season 31:00- Jordan Reed contract 39:42- Manziel media coverage
  • Johnny Manziel Not Worthy of Media Coverage

    10:36
    Beetle has a few problems with the coverage of Johnny Manziel and his court case, most of all being that Manziel isn't even worth the time that some are devoting to covering him. 
  • Another Big Deal for a Tight End in the NFL

    08:36
    Jordan Reed just signed 5-year, $50 million extension with the Redskins, which has the Zo & Beetle thinking that as Tight End contracts continue to get bigger how will this affect Gronk and his current contract situation with the Patriots?
  • Celtics Off Season Outlook

    10:59
    With the Draft Lottery less than two weeks away, Zo & Beetle look at the Celtics options and what they think they should do with all of their assets.
  • May 5th, Hour 4

    38:33
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Danny Ainge joins the program to talk the plans for the upcoming offseason and reminisce about the old days of the NBA, the guys continue to discuss Charles Barkley's comments on the Hawks-Cavs game, and the guys run through The Stack.
  • May 5th, Hour 3

    31:01
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Fred continues to fight for his right to have an opinion, and the guys play "Is It A Racehorse Or A Bad Local Band?"
  • Do We Still Think Ortiz is Retiring?

    09:01
    David Ortiz continued his hot play last night and doesn't look like someone who is about to retire. The guys talk about whether he is reconsidering this being his last year, and if not should the Red Sox make him reconsider?
  • May 5th, Hour 2

    43:45
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys play some Dating On Demand clips, they discuss some great guitarists, and then ... Fred responds to people claiming that he's having a bad day.
  • May 5, Hour 1

    41:15
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys tell some stories about old friends, and they also discuss Clay Buchholz's big win in Chicago and Charles Barkley's comments about how the Hawks should "take out" a Cavaliers player.
  • Clay Buchholz Gets His First Win

    10:43
    The Red Sox got a 5-2 win over the White Sox last night in a strong outing from Clay Buchholz. Zo & Beetle discuss whether they're buying or selling this performance from the heavily criticized starter.
  • Danny Ainge On The Physicality Of The Old Days, Plus Offsseason Hopes And Plans

    19:20
    Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge joined Toucher & Rich, and with the options limited for what he was actually allowed to talk about regarding free agency and the draft, the conversation turned toward the physicality of the old NBA, from what went into the Kevin McHale clothesline of Kurt Rambis to some behind-the-scenes talk from Red Auerbach.
  • Race Horse Or Bad Local Band? 2016 Edition

    11:24
    The Kentucky Derby always has its fair share of zany horse names. So Toucher & Rich decided to bring back "Race Horse or Bad Local Band?" See how long you can last listening to the bands...
  • Wednesday, May 4th
  • Keefer Madness: 2016 Summer Movie Preview

    13:41
    In tonight’s Madness Rich Keefe gives his 2016 summer movie preview, which is set to kick off on Friday with the release of Captain America: Civil War.
  • Scott Souza from the MetroWest Daily News

    10:39
    MetroWest Daily News Celtics beat writer Scott Souza joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss GM Danny Ainge’s year end press conference held on Wednesday afternoon. The guys also discuss their expectations for what looks to be a very big off-season for the Celts.
  • Celtics Off-Season Expectations

    11:19
    Jones and Keefe reacted to Danny Ainge’s off-season press conference on Wednesday afternoon, and what the expectations should be for the Celtics this summer.
  • The Game of Jones: May 4th, 2016

    07:24
    It’s a Would You Rather Wednesday in the Game of Jones with Adam Jones and Rich Keefe.
  • Mike Tanier from the Bleacher Report Calls In

    08:24
    Bleacher Report Lead NFL writer Mike Tanier called in to the Adam Jones Show to help recap the 2016 NFL Draft.
  • Is Hanley Ramirez Tradable Now?

    11:27
    Adam Jones and Rich Keefe kicked off Wednesday’s show discussing whether the Red Sox should try and sell high on Hanley Ramirez now that he has proven to be competent defensively at first base this season.
  • Revisiting Belichick’s Wide Receiver Draft History

    13:02
    Jones and Keefe took a look back at Bill Belichick’s less than stellar track record of drafting Wide Receivers in the NFL Draft. While many think Malcolm Mitchell will be a good fit for the team, history says he’s a long shot to succeed in New England.
  • The Baseball Reporters – May 4th

    42:16
    Tonight on the Baseball Reporters, Tony Massarotti discussed last night’s Boston Red Sox loss to the Chicago White Sox.  Tony also broke down the Red Sox struggles against the left-handed pitchers.  Finally, Mazz previewed Clay Buchholz start tonight against the White Sox.
  • May 4th – Hour 4

    41:05
    In the fourth and final Hour, Felger and Mazz reset and took calls on all the subjects they covered today.  Wrapping up the day, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
  • May 4th – Hour 3

    40:55
    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys got into the Boston Red Sox and last night’s loss to the Chicago White Sox.  Is Xander Bogaerts the best player on the Red Sox?  Finally, the guys discussed Tom Brady’s case against the NFL.
  • May 4th – Hour 2

    39:05
    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz got into Tom Brady’s suspension and the opportunity it gives back-up quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.  Finally, Mike and Tony take a “Pop Culture Quiz.”
  • May 4th – Hour 1

    42:37
    Felger and Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the offseason of the Boston Celtics.  How can the Celtics lure Kevin Durant to Boston?  Also, do the Celtics have the pieces to acquire Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls? Getting back into the end of the Thunder and Spurs game, should the refs be admitting their mistakes?
  • May 4, 2016 Show Highlights

    49:29
    All of the highlights from Zolak and Bertrand for Wednesday, May 4th.
  • Is Danny Ainge Tempering Offseason Expectations?

    05:37
    Danny Ainge met with the media on Wednesday and made some comments about what his expectations are for the offseason. It sounds to Zolak and Bertrand that he may be trying to temper the sky-high expectations that many fans have heading into the draft and free agency this summer.
  • Would the Bruins Possibly Trade Tuukka Rask?

    06:18
    After another disappointing and early end to the season for the Bruins, it would appear that changes are again in order for the Black and Gold. Zolak and Bertrand wonder whether trading their big contract goalie is the shake up that the team may need.
  • Email of The Day: Better for Brady to Accept Suspension?

    08:37
    In our Email of the Day today, one "listener" wonders if it would be better for Patriots quarterback to accept and serve his suspension this year as opposed to potentially having to serve that in 2017.
  • Jared Carrabis in Studio

    18:27
    Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports joins Zo and Bertrand in studio to discuss two players whose contracts have been under a microscope since before the ink was dry on them. Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, an albatross and a big fat turkey continue to make headlines during the Sox early season success. 
  • Panda Watch: Dombrowski Updates Sandoval Situation

    09:56
    Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski appeared on NESN's pregame coverage on Tuesday to give an update on the surgery, progress and outlook for Pablo Sandoval as he recovers from his shoulder injury. Zo and Bertrand react to what Dombrowski had to say and if what he's selling is believable.
  • Toucher & Rich Draft: Best Side Characters In TV History

    12:18
    In the latest edition of the T&R Draft, they gang picks the best side characters to ever grace our television screens.

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