Organized team activities began for the New England Patriots on Thursday and there were plenty of reports regarding performance and participation for the players. Zo and Beetle warn not to read too much in what goes on in these early season workouts.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Sean McAdam joins the show to discuss Clay Buchholz and Jackie Bradley, the guys play some friendly -- and less-friendly -- voicemails left for Adolfo, and then they run through The Stack.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, The Best of Adolfo continues with some memorable NFL play-by-play, the guys continue talking Red Sox and Jackie Bradley, and Fred expresses his disleasure with the camera angle that films him every day.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys replay their epic interview with Jim Breuer, then the guys discuss how far people some crazy folks have gone to try to discredit the comedian, and then Fred discusses his Facebook life as well as his history at a tiny station in Georgia.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the second-to-last show with Adolfo includes plenty of nostalgia, Intern Carter joins the show on his last day to detail a story of how he and his friends got beat up after the Red Sox game, and the guys recap the night in sports, including the end to Jackie Bradley's hit streak at 29 games.
In a scenario that literally everybody saw coming, Clay Buchholz was knocked around yet again, surrendering 6 runs on 7 hits including three home runs. Find out if Zo and Bertrand are officially done with the Buchholz era in Boston.
On Thursday night, former Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs had his number 26 retired at Fenway Park. Zo and Bertrand take a look back at the impact Boggs had on Boston, and whether or not he was deserving of the honor.
Jones and Keefe reacted to the Red Sox 8-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies at Fenway Park on Thursday night. The guys gave their thoughts on Clay Buchholz struggling yet again, as well as Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hitting streak finally coming to an end.
Yahoo! MLB writer Chris Cwik called in to the Adam Jones Show for a national take on the early success for the Red Sox. The guys discussed Jackie Bradley Jr.’s surprise hit streak, Clay Buchholz’s continued struggles, and more.
NESN Patriots reporter Doug Kyed joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss his takeaways from the Pats first open OTA’s of the year. The guys also talked about the ongoing Tom Brady appeal, which upcoming free agents the Pats should prioritize before next season, and more.
Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporter discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox win over the Colorado Rockies, Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hitting streak, and previewed Clay Buchholz start tonight. Finally, Mazz talked about the Red Sox decision to retire Wade Boggs’ number.
In the fourth and final Hour, the guys previewed tonight’s Red Sox game and Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hitting streak. Mike and Tony also continued to take calls on Brady’s case against the NFL, the Bruins off-season, and much more. To wrap up the day, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz got into the Boston Red Sox and last night’s win over the Colorado Rockies. Mike and Tony also discussed the value of Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love and Peyton Manning’s decision to not sue Al Jazeera.
Felger and Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Bruins and their offseason roster options. Finally, the guys talked about Joe Thornton and the San Jose Sharks Game 6 win over the St. Louis Blues last night.
Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. continues swinging his hot bat. JBJ has now hit safely in 29 straight games. Zolak and Bertrand know that this is a significant number of games, but when will the streak really start to mean something on an historical level?
The Red Sox celebrated the 1986 team that took on the New York Mets in the World Series on Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Listen to hear if Zolak and Bertrand have an issue with the Sox honoring a team that didn't actually win anything.
Is the Kevan Miller Contract Part of a Larger Plan?
Kevan Miller and the Bruins agreed earlier this week on a 4-year $10 million contract. While many fans and some members of the media find the deal bewildering, Zo and Bertrand react to some other speculation that this deal is part of a larger plan to draw interest from other players to join the Bruins.
The Patriots formally backed Tom Brady in his appeal of the DeflateGate decision on Wednesday. The team filed an amicus brief in support of the NFLPA's petition for rehearing the appeal. Zo and Bertrand start the show reacting to the next chapter of the DeflateGate saga.
Jim Breuer Discusses John Jastremski Encounter On Toucher & Rich
Comedian Jim Breuer joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday to discuss his encounter with John Jastremski, one of the Patriots' employees at the heart of the DeflateGate controversy. Breuer also shared his thoughts on crazy Patriots fans, and got a lesson in using Google.
Boston Globe NHL reporter Fluto Shinzawa joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss the B’s decision to extend Kevan Miller for 4 more seasons. The guys also talked about the Bruins other free agents, the recent additions to the coaching staff, and more.
Andy Benoit from the MMQB called in to the Adam Jones Show for a national perspective on the Patriots off-season moves. The guys also talk about the state of the Pats offense, Brady’s latest court appeal, and more.
Jones and Keefe opened Wednesday’s show discussing the Red Sox ability to score in the first inning and get out to big leads on a consistent basis so far this season. Jones is curious how the Sox will respond when this unsustainable run comes to an end, and they are locked in tight games each night.
In the fourth and final Hour, Felger and Mazz continued to talk about the Red Sox and the struggling Rockies. Mike and Tony also got back into last night’s Warriors loss to the Thunder. Before the Final Word with Jim Murray, the guys discussed Jackie Bradley Jr.’s attempt at extending his hitting streak to 29-games tonight.
During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys discussed the Boston Red Sox and last night’s win over the Colorado Rockies. Mike and Tony also talked about the play of Jackie Bradley Jr. and his 28-game hitting streak.
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz got into the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Game 4 win over the Golden State Warriors last night. Mike and Tony also discussed last night’s Pittsburgh Penguins Game 6 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Felger and Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the New England Patriots and comedian Jim Breuer’s interaction with Patriots ball boy John Jastremski. Also, Felger calls out Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Finally, Mike and Tony take another “Pop Culture Quiz.”
There is a movement by one group in Boston to get a statue erected for Red Sox DH David Ortiz as soon as possible. Based on how long it has taken for other legendary Boston sports figures to get statues honoring them, is the idea one that should take shape in the near future?
After the re-signing of Kevan Miller on Tuesday and comments made by Bruins GM Don Sweeney on Wednesday, it would appear that the Bruins are dedicated to finding a way to re-sign guys that they know have fit into their system. Zolak and Bertrand react to this lack of change in philosophy of the Boston Bruins.
A failing franchise continues to give a bad look with ridiculous moves. The Miami Marlins are the latest example, as they recently sued season ticket holders who backed out of their ticket contracts. Zo and Bertrand take a look at the latest in a series of poor franchise management decisions that have us here in New England feeling pretty lucky.
The Red Sox keep rolling and Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports continues to pop gold bottles. He joins Zo and Bertrand to react to the week that was for the Sox that saw Jackie Bradley Jr. extended his hit streak and Clay Buchholz continue to disappoint.
The official offseason has yet to begin in the NHL and in a time of transition where the Bruins are looking to get back to prominence, their first move was re-signing defenseman Kevan Miller to a 4-year, $10 million contract. The early verdict on the deal is that it was a bad move and not the fireworks that fans were anticipating to start the rebuilding process. Find out Zo and Bertrand's take on the big D-man coming back in black and gold.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, The Best Of Adolfo goes back to 2012 when he captured the magic of the Bobby Valentine era, Rich and Fred recap the big event held by The One Hundred, and the guys discuss the Jim Breuer/John Jastremski DeflateGate story.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys talk to TV expert Ken Reid, Joe Haggeerty joins the show to talk Bruins and the Kevan Miller deal, and Fred expresses distaste for Justin Timberlake's newest song.
Haggerty: Bruins Signing Kevan Miller 'Huge Mistake'
CSNNE Bruins insider Joe Haggerty joined Toucher & Rich Wednesday to debate the Bruins' signing of defenseman Kevan Miller. Fred doesn't think it will hurt the team, but Haggs says this kind of signing is a "huge mistake."