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  • Tuesday, May 24th
  • The Baseball Reporters – May 24th

    36:20
    Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox pitching and Carson Smith’s season-ending Tommy John surgery.  If the Red Sox are a playoff team, what should their approach be at the Trade Deadline?  Finally, Mazz previewed the start of the Red Sox series with the Colorado Rockies.
  • May 24th – Hour 4

    42:51
    It’s all on the table in the fourth and final Hour of the Felger and Mazz show.  The guys discussed and took calls on the Bruins signing of Kevan Miller, Brady vs. the NFL, Red Sox pitching, and more.  To close out the show, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
  • May 24th – Hour 3

    40:59
    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, Mike and Tony got back into the Boston Red Sox and pitcher Carson Smith’s season-ending Tommy John surgery.  The guys also discussed upcoming Super Bowl host cities, putting a team in Las Vegas, and the latest in Tom Brady’s case against the NFL.
  • Bruins Re-Signing Miller 'So Bad But So Predictable'

    09:08
    The Boston Bruins re-signed defenseman Kevan Miller to a four-year extension. Michael Felger, who has frequently criticized the Bruins for over-spending on middling talent, was none too pleased.
  • May 24th – Hour 2

    44:16
    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz continued to talk about the Bruins resigning of Kevan Miller.  The guys also continued to discuss the Red Sox pitching staff and the offseason of the Boston Celtics.
  • May 24th – Hour 1

    41:43
    Felger and Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Red Sox pitching and Carson Smith’s season-ending Tommy John surgery.  Mike, Tony, Jim Murray, and James Stewart went on to give their American League power rankings.  Finally, the guys discussed the Boston Bruins decision to resign defenseman Kevan Miller.
  • May 24, 2016 Show Highlights

    40:29
    0:00- Tom Brady Fights On
    7:45- Why an SNL Alum and a Former D3 Football Player are on Pats Radar
    16:01- Shaughnessy on Francona and Lucchino
    22:51- Pace of Play an Issue in MLB Again
    29:38- Sports attorney Daniel Wallach
  • Sports attorney Daniel Wallach clarifies latest on Brady

    10:45
    Sports attorney Daniel Wallach joins Zo and Bertrand to shed some light on the latest developments in DeflateGate after Tom Brady and the NFLPA filed a petition for a rehearing of the suspension appeal.
  • May 24, Hour 4

    38:50
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Michael Hurley is in studio to talk about Tom Brady's chances on appeal as well as the OTL report on the NFL and concussions, Fred reacts quite angrily to what was meant to be a nice tweet by Dan Roche, and the guys run through The Stack.
  • Shaughnessy Gives his Thoughts on Francona and Lucchino

    06:44
    It was a blast from the past for Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe this week, as he caught up with old friend, former Sox and current Indians manager Terry Francona. Hear about Dan's encounter with Tito, as well as his thoughts on Larry Lucchino, who was honored by the Red Sox over the weekend.
  • Why an SNL Alum and a Former D3 Football Player are on Pats Radar

    08:09
    A couple of odd stories have surfaced in the past couple of days regarding the Patriots, and they involve unlikely characters. The first comes from comedian Jim Breuer, who claims to have had a run in with one of the key players in the DeflateGate case. The other story involves a former Division III football player that is doing all he can to crack the Patriots roster.
  • Tom Brady Continues DeflateGate Fight

    07:34
    Tom Brady will fight on. The Patriots quarterback, his lawyers, and the NFLPA filed a 15-page petition on Monday to get a rehearing of his appeal case. Zolak and Bertrand react to the latest development as the DeflateGate saga once again rages on.
  • May 24, Hour 3

    41:16
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys kick off The Best of Adolfo with audio from the day he got hired full time, and Kevin Faulk joins the show to talk about the Patriots.
  • May 24, Hour 2

    37:03
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys discuss the theoretical Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight, they talk to Anthony Castrovince about MLB, and then they play some more awful Dwight Howard audio.
  • May 24, Hour 1

    40:42
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys reminisce about the days of MySpace, and then they recap the night in sports, including a surprising Raptors win over the Cavaliers and the ongoing DeflateGate saga.
  • Kevin Faulk On Toucher & Rich

    13:34
    Soon-to-be Patriots Hall of Famer Kevin Faulk joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday to discuss the honor, playing for Bill Belichick, and his career after football.
  • The Best Of Adolfo Gonzalez: Adolfo Gets Hired

    12:44
    Toucher & Rich will be looking back at Adolfo's time on the show leading up to his final day. On Tuesday, they re-live the day Adolfo was hired full-time after listeners voted him onto the show.
  • Monday, May 23rd
  • Keefer Madness: May 23rd, 2016

    10:34
    In tonight’s Madness a San Francisco sports anchor became upset with his co-workers when they reported that LeBron James would star in the Space Jam sequel just prior to his sports update.
  • Brian MacPherson from the Providence Journal Calls In

    11:45
    Providence Journal Red Sox beat writer Brian MacPherson to discuss the team’s strong performance of late. The guys also discussed whether the Sox offense is sustainable, Jackie Bradley Jr.’s emergence as a hitter, and more.
  • Reactions to the Latest Brady Appeal

    11:25
    Jones and Keefe discussed the latest filing from Tom Brady and the NFLPA in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Monday afternoon.
  • The Game of Jones: May 23rd, 2016

    06:33
    It’s a Buy or Sell Monday in the Game of Jones with Adam Jones and Rich Keefe.
  • Phil Perry from CSNNE Calls In

    11:44
    CSNNE Patriots reporter Phil Perry joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss the latest news on the appeal of Tom Brady’s four game suspension.
  • The NBA should have Suspended Draymond Green

    04:51
    Jones and Keefe reacted to the news that the NBA will not suspend Draymond Green following his groin kick to Steven Adams in game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.
  • Is it Time to Buy in on the Red Sox as a Playoff Team?

    11:33
    Adam Jones and Rich Keefe opened Monday’s show debating whether it’s time to buy in on the Red Sox as a playoff team. Keefe is sold, but Jones thinks the team needs to start running away with the division before he fully buys in.
  • The Baseball Reporters – May 23rd

    44:25
    Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox and their weekend series with the Cleveland Indians. Finally, Mazz broke down ESPN’s MLB Power Rankings.
  • May 23rd – Hour 4

    40:59
    In the fourth and final Hour of a Re-Entry Monday, Felger and Mazz reset and took calls on all the subjects that were covered today.  To close out the day, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
  • May 23rd – Hour 3

    42:40
    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys discussed the Boston Red Sox weekend series against the Cleveland Indians and David Ortiz’s continued success this season.  Mike, Tony, and Jim Murray also talked about the play of Jackie Bradley Jr. and his 27-game hitting streak.  Finally, the guys reset their thoughts on the NBA playoffs.
  • May 23rd – Hour 2

    40:56
    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz talked about the latest in Tom Brady’s case against the NFL.  Mike and Tony also continued to take calls on the NBA and NHL playoffs.  Wrapping up the hour, Billy Lanni joined the guys share a Hot Take about Brady vs. the NFL.
  • May 23rd – Hour 1

    45:08
    Felger and Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Golden State Warriors loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder last night.  Mike and Tony also talked about the Cleveland Cavilers loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.  Finally, the guys discussed the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Game 5 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • May 23, 2016 Show Highlights

    38:30
    0:00- Who is the Red Sox MVP?
    7:23- Zo still hates Buchholz
    16:16- Email of the Day: Has JBJ Turned a Corner?
    22:18- Read and React: Patriots Edition
    30:06- Does Stevens Regret Coming Out of College Early?
  • Does Brad Stevens Regret Coming Out of College Early?

    08:18
    Brad Stevens is three years into his NBA coaching career and coming off his best season, leading the Celtics to the 5-seed in the playoffs. But as Stevens sits at home after an early exit at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks while the Oklahoma City Thunder remain in the hunt for the title under first year head coach Billy Donovan, Zo and Beetle have to wonder if the coach regrets jumping into the NBA too early.
  • Read and React: Patriots Edition

    07:43
    Zo, Beetle and Hardy go over some of the top stories from this past week in a special all-Patriots edition of 'Read and React'.
  • May 23, Hour 4

    42:47
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich: Projecting the Celtics' outlook for the NBA offseason, and the Stack.
  • May 23, Hour 3

    39:57
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich: Dwight Howard has a crappy rap album for kids, and the show has a major announcement regarding Adolfo Gonzalez.
  • May 23, Hour 2

    40:18
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich: Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe calls in to talk Red Sox.
  • May 23, Hour 1

    39:17
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich: the events of last night and the weekend, including a Red Sox series win and the NBA & NHL playoffs.
  • Zo still hates Clay Buchholz

    08:46
    Clay Buchholz has not done a great job at winning over many fans this year, and chief among those haters is our own Scott Zolak. Listen as Zo's hate continues to fester and grow after Buchholz faltered yet again this weekend.
  • Email of the Day: Has JBJ Turned the Corner?

    05:55
    In today's Email of the Day, Zo and Bertrand take a look at Jackie Bradley Jr. In the midst of a 27-game hit streak, has the once offensively-inept outfielder finally found his groove? 
  • Who has been the MVP for the Red Sox?

    07:13
    The Red Sox are off to a great start to 2016, and while there are plenty of guys on the roster that have had a role in the hot start, who has been most integral in the early success of the team? Hear who gets Zo and Bertrand's votes as we try to find the most valuable cog in this early season win machine that is your Boston Red Sox.
  • Adolfo Gonzalez Leaving Toucher & Rich

    11:36
    Toucher and Rich made a major announcement on Monday morning: Adolfo Gonzalez is leaving the show.
  • Saturday, May 21st
  • Celtics @ 7: Stevens Discusses NBA Draft, Ways To Improve Roster

    38:12
    Celts coach Brad Stevens also joined the show for an extensive interview to discuss the draft, player development, his relationship with Danny Ainge and how the two view players, his coaching future in Boston and much, much more.
  • Celtics @ 7: Boston Lands No. 3 Pick In Upcoming NBA Draft

    44:11
    Saturday's "Celtics @ 7" looked back at the lottery and host Adam Kaufman declared his beliefs on how fans should feel about the position and what the team should do with the pick.
  • Friday, May 20th
  • Keefe Madness: 2016 Summer TV Preview

    14:40
    Rich Keefe highlights some Summer TV series premieres to look out for, as well as some returning favorites, in tonight’s Madness.
  • Adam Himmelsbach from the Boston Globe Calls In

    11:08
    Boston Globe Celtics writer Adam Himmelsbach joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss what the C’s should do with the 3rd overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The guy’s also looked at potential trade targets, whether Jahlil Okafor would be a fit for the C’s, and more.
  • Danny Ainge’s History with Top 10 Picks is Hit or Miss

    11:51
    Jones and Keefe reviewed Danny Ainge’s history with top 10 picks in the NBA Draft, which have yielded mixed results. As the guys point out, Ainge has had one hit, one miss, and Marcus Smart, who they aren’t ready to give a grade to yet.
  • The Game of Jones: May 20th, 2016

    05:38
    Jones and Keefe play the Game of Jones on a Fill in the Blank Friday.
  • Alex Chamberlain from FanGraphs Calls In

    13:32
    Alex Chamberlain from FanGraphs called in to the Adam Jones Show to discuss the success of Jackie Bradley Jr. so far this season. Chamberlain, like Jones, is not a believer in Bradley Jr and the guy’s talked about why Bradley’s success is not sustainable.
  • Bradley Jr. Extends Hitting Streak

    06:17
    Jones and Keefe reacted to Jackie Bradley Jr. extending his hitting streak to 25 games, and Jones just can’t contain his excitement.
  • Grading Dave Dombrowski

    13:33
    Jones and Keefe opened Friday’s show trying to grade Dave Dombrowski’s impact on the Red Sox in his first year on the job.. Dombrowski has made some much needed improvements to the roster, but the majority of the Red Sox roster was put together by previous regimes, which makes it difficult to give him a lot of credit for the team’s success.
  • The Baseball Reporters – May 20th

    41:19
    Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing the call up of Blake Swihart and previewed the Boston Red Sox weekend series against the Cleveland Indians.  Mazz also discussed some potential pitching options for the Red Sox.
  • May 20th – Hour 4

    41:25
    Chris Gasper, of the Boston Globe, joined Felger and Mazz in the final Hour of an Agenda Free Friday.  To wrap up the week, we hear from the Mad Mike and Squeaky Mazz in the Final Word with Jim Murray.
  • May 20th – Hour 3

    41:58
    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, Mike and Tony continued to let the callers set the agenda.
  • May 20th – Hour 2

    41:08
    Check your agenda at the door!  Felger and Mazz continue to take calls on everything discussed this week.
  • May 20th – Hour 1

    42:36
    Everything is on the table for an Agenda Free Friday!  Felger, Massarotti, and Jim Murray share their opening thoughts before taking calls early and often.
  • Tom Brady's Personal Chef Allen Campbell Joins Zolak and Bertrand

    10:42
    Allen Campbell, personal chef for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, joined Zo and Bertrand in studio and gave away a few of his trade secrets when it comes to the Patriot great's nutrition. He also gives details on his role in the Best Buddies Challenge later this summer.
  • May 20, 2016 Show Highlights

    28:31
    0:00- How will Brady suspension effect Patriots win total?
    5:45- Eric Decker says AFC East is wide open
    11:04- Who Should be in Patriots Hall of Fame?
    17:44- Tom Brady's Personal Chef Allen Campbell Joins Zolak and Bertrand
  • Who Should be in Patriots Hall of Fame?

    06:34
    Former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk was voted into the Patriots Hall of Fame earlier this week. The induction brought out a discussion over which former Pats players have been overlooked for induction far too long. Zolak and Bertrand give their thoughts on who they think is worthy of being enshrined at Patriot Place.
  • Eric Decker says AFC East is wide open

    05:11
    With Tom Brady's suspension looming, it seems like the rest of the division is gaining a little more confidence. In an interview with NFL Network, New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker said that he thinks the AFC East is up for grabs this season. See what Zolak and Bertrand have to say about the comments. Does the rest of the division have a false sense of confidence, or was there another motive with Decker's comments?
  • May 20, Hour 4

    40:04
    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Movie Bob is in studio to preview summer blockbusters, then the guys run through The Stack and tease a major show announcement.
  • How will Brady suspension effect Patriots win total?

    05:36
    As of now, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will miss the first four games of the 2016 season, serving a suspension for his role in the DeflateGate scandal. With Bovada releasing the win totals for all 32 NFL teams earlier this week. Factoring in Brady, as well as Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola recovering from offseason surgeries, how confident are you that the Patriots will surpass their projected total?

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