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98.5 The Sports Hub Audio

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  • Wednesday, July 29th
  • July 29th - Hour 1

    Felger and Massarotti opened up the show discussing Tom Brady’s suspension. Mike and Tony also talked about the Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick press conferences from earlier today.
  • As Predicted, Belichick Gave Media Nothing

    During the press conference right before the start of training camp, Belichick was in regular season form, giving the media the bare minimum. Bertrand and Jones discuss the questions asked to Belichick and what they got from the conference as a whole.
  • July 29, Hour 4

    In the final hour of Toucher & Rich, they take some calls on Tom Brady and re-listen to Wallach vs. Bertrand.
  • July 29, Hour 3

    In this hour of Toucher & Rich, John Wallach and Marc Bertrand go head-to-head in 98 Mile III, CBSBostonsports.com's Mike Hurley joins the show to discuss everything DeflateGate, and T&R play internet police with an Indy reporter.
  • July 29, Hour 2

    In this hour of Toucher & Rich, they reveal the winner of the Fred Toucher vs. Marshall Hook 98 Mile III battle and take a look at Tom Brady's statement regarding his DeflateGate suspension.
  • July 29, Hour 1

    In this hour of Toucher & Rich, they have a pretty heated debate about Tom Brady and his DeflateGate suspension.
  • Did Kraft Help Brady's Image with Patriots Fans?

    With Robert Kraft speaking today during the training camp press conference, he came out and bashed the NFL while stating his support for Brady. Bertrand and Jones reflect on whether or not Kraft's comments actually helped Brady's image after the ball deflation scandal.
  • Tom Brady Makes Statement Through Facebook

    A day after the appeal ruling from the NFL upheld Tom Brady's four game suspension, Brady released a statement on Facebook. Bertrand and Jones react on what the quarterback had to say after his suspension was upheld.
  • Kraft And Belichick Speak

    With the Brady suspension being upheld, Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick both spoke to the media for the start of training camp. Bertrand and Jones, filling in for Zolak, react to the statements made by both Kraft and Belichick.
  • Toucher & Rich Hot Take Police

    The Indy Star's Gregg Doyel wrote the most scorching Tom Brady take of them all. It sent out a call to the Hot Take Police.
  • Michael Hurley Interview

    CBSBostonSports.com's Michael Hurley joined T&R in studio to discuss Roger Goodell, Tom Brady and all things DeflateGate.
  • Ben Volin Interview

    The Boston Globe's Ben Volin joined the show to discuss Roger Goodell's ruling, and he was on the air when Tom Brady released his statement.
  • The Game of Jones

    Joe Murray (in for Adam Jones) plays the Game of Jones on an Over/Under Tuesday.
  • Michael Hurley of CBS Boston Sports.com

    Michael Hurley of CBS Boston Sports.com joined Joe Murray (in for Adam Jones) to discuss Roger Goodell’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s four game suspension.
  • Tuesday, July 28th
  • Tom Brady Suspension Upheld by NFL

    Joe Murray (in for Adam Jones) opened Tuesday’s show reacting to the news that the Roger Goodell has decided to uphold Tom Brady’s 4 game suspension.
  • July 28th - Hour 5

    In a bonus Hour of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continued to take calls on and discuss Brady’s suspension.
  • July 28th - Hour 4

    In Hour 4, Felger and Mazz continued to talk about the NFL’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s suspension. To wrap up the hour, it’s the Final Word with Mike “Sarge” Riley.
  • July 28th - Hour 3

    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continued to discuss Brady’s suspension and when it will go to Federal Court.
  • July 28th - Hour 2

    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz continue to talk about the NFL’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s suspension. When will Brady take this to Federal Court?
  • July 28th - Hour 1

    Felger and Massarotti opened up the day discussing the Boston Red Sox trade of outfielder Shane Victorino. In breaking news, the NFL has decided to uphold Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension.
  • When Will we Hear Tom Brady Speak Again?

    Marc Bertrand and Adam Jones speculate whether the Brady situation will be a distraction as camp opens up, and also when they think Brady himself will speak once the Patriots report
  • Shane Victorino Traded to the Angels

    Beetle and Jones react to the trade of Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
  • July 28, Hour 4

    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, MLB.com's Ian Browne discusses the Red Sox, Fred and Hook revisit their rap battle, and the guys debate the potential of Tom Brady taking the NFL to court.
  • Jon Heyman, CBS Sports MLB Insider

    Beetle and Adam Jones were joined by CBS Sports Baseball Insider Jon Heyman to go over all things baseball as we approach the trade deadline.
  • July 28, Hour 3

    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Fred battles Hook in the first round of 98 Mile, WBZ-TV's discussed Boston's dead Olympic bid, and the guys update the epic Francesa vs. D.A. battle.
  • Reports Say Brady Destroyed his Phone, Four-Game Suspension Likely to be Upheld

    Beetle, Jones and Shaughnessy react to reports that surfaced on Wednesday from ESPN's Stephen A. Smith that Patriots QB Tom Brady destroyed his cellphone admist the Deflategate investigation, and that it is likely that Brady's original four game suspension will be upheld
  • July 28, Hour 2

    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Pete Abraham discusses the Red Sox and MLB trading deadline, and the guys discuss whether the Boston Olympics could have worked.
  • Boston is Out as Host City for 2024 Summer Olympics

    Beetle and Adam Jones, in for Zo, were joined by Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe and reacted to the news that Boston was dropped by the USOC as a candidate to host the Olympics in 2024
  • July 28, Hour 1

    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Marshall Hook and Fred Toucher get ready to square off in 98 Mile, and the guys discuss Shane Victorino's emotional farewell to Boston.
  • Boston Olympic Debate - Would It Have Worked?

    With Boston's Olympic bid suddenly dead, Marshall Hook argues that the Olympics would have been better for the city than most people believe.
  • Peter Abraham Interview

    The Boston Globe's Pete Abraham joined the show to discuss Joe Kelly's struggles, the Shane Victorino trade, expectations for the trade deadline, David Ortiz's Hall of Fame chances and more.
  • Keefer Madness

    Keefer Madness favorite Mike Francesca was upset by comments Damon Amendolara made Friday about Hulk Hogan. Rich Keefe explores in tonight’s Madness.
  • Scott Souza from the Metro West Daily News Calls In

    Metro West Daily News Celtics writer Scott Souza called in to talk with Rich Keefe about the Celtics new additions following their introduction to the media on Monday afternoon.
  • The Game of Jones: Buy or Sell

    Rich Keefe plays the Game of Jones with a round of Buy or Sell on a Monday.
  • Eric Wilbur of Boston.com Calls In

    Eric Wilbur of Boston.com joined Rich Keefe (in for Adam Jones) to discuss the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision to pull Boston’s nomination from the 2024 Summer Olympic bid. The guy’s also discussed Pedro Martinez’s induction into the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
  • Monday, July 27th
  • Shane Victorino Traded to Angels

    Rich Keefe (in for Adam Jones) opened Monday’s show discussing the breaking news that Shane Victorino was traded to the Los Angeles Angels for infielder Josh Rutlidge, and how this will open up positions on the field as the team starts looking towards 2016.
  • The Baseball Reporters – July 27th

    Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox today trade of outfielder Shane Victorino and cash to the Los Angeles Angels for infielder Josh Rutledge. Mazz also talked about the season that Alex Rodriguez has been having. Should A-Rod be considered for the M.V.P. award? Finally, Tony looked back at the career of Pedro Martinez and his speech at yesterday’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
  • July 27th - Hour 4

    In the fourth and final Hour, Felger and Mazz took calls on Brady’s appeal, the new game ball rules, and the Boston’s Summer Olympic bid. To wrap up the day, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
  • July 27th - Hour 3

    During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continued to discuss Tom Brady’s appeal and the new regulations for the handling of game balls.
  • July 27th - Hour 2

    In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz continued to talk about Brady’s appeal and the pressure commissioner Roger Goodell could be facing from other NFL owners. Mike and Tony also discussed the Boston Red Sox weekend series with the Detroit Tigers and the play of David Ortiz. Finally, the guys broke down Pedro Martinez’s speech at yesterday’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
  • July 27th - Hour 1

    Felger and Massarotti kicked off the week discussing the latest in Tom Brady’s appeal hearing. Are the NFL and Brady closer to reaching an agreement? Mike and Tony also talked about the U.S. Olympic Committee pulling‬ its bid for Boston to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
  • Patriots Safety Devin McCourty In Studio

    With the Patriots training camp starting this week, Patriots safety Devin McCourty joins Bertrand and Adam Jones in studio. Listen to McCourty talk about his focus on the new season and getting back to playing football.
  • What Are Ortiz's Hall Of Fame Chances?

    After David Ortiz followed Pedro Martinez's hall of fame induction with a monster two home run game, the Ortiz hall of fame chances were brought up once again. Bertrand and Jones discuss the chances that the long time Red Sox slugger has to get into the hall of fame.
  • Trade Deadline Approaching, Who Needs To Go?

    With the Red Sox disappointing season and the Sox players underperforming, the trade deadline seems to be a good opportunity to change the roster for the future. Bertrand and Adam Jones discuss who on the Sox should be traded during the deadline.
  • Reports Say Owners Are Pressing Goodell For Brady Ruling

    With the start of training camp quickly approaching, Brady's suspension is still standing at four games. Bertrand and Adam Jones talk about a couple owners who could be trying to influence the commissioner's decision on the Brady appeal hearing.
  • July 27, Hour 4

    In the final hour of Toucher & Rich, Scott Zolak responds to Adolfo's rap and they take a look at a few stories from over the weekend.
  • July 27, Hour 3

    In this hour of Toucher & Rich, Dan Roche joins the show from Cooperstown, recapping a wonderful weekend for Pedro Martinez. They also listen to Adolfo's rogue rap for 98 Mile III and have some fun with some Hall of Fame audio.
  • Where We Stand With Brady And Deflategate

    During a re-entry Monday for Bertrand and Adam Jones filling in for Zolak, they discuss where the Brady appeal case stands during the week that training camp starts. Bertrand and Jones debate all of the different situations that could be brought up in regards to Brady's appeal ruling.
  • July 27, Hour 2

    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys discuss Hall of Fame weekend, and they also get into Mike Francesa's distaste for one Mr. Damon Amendolara.
  • July 27, Hour 1

    On this hour of Toucher & Rich, the guys recap the weekend, talk about the latest MLB trade rumors, and Hardy calls in from vacation to talk about 98 Mile.
  • Dan Roche Recaps Hall Of Fame Weekend

    WBZ-TV's Dan Roche joined Toucher & Rich to discuss a fun weekend in Cooperstown.
  • Saturday, July 25th
  • Celtics at 7: Jordan Mickey's Early Impression On Celtics

    The Celtics signed draft choice Jordan Mickey recently, and he's been on the hardwood in Summer League action.
  • Celtics at 7: Dominique Wilkins On Free Agency In Boston

    Dominique Wilkins discusses his decision to join Boston in the 90s.
  • Celtics at 7: Recapping Summer League Action

    Adam Kaufman looks at some notable summer moments for the Celtics.
  • Mike Loyko from NE Patriots Draft.com Calls In

    NE Patriots Draft.com editor Mike Loyko joined Joe Murray to talk about the Pats draft class with Training Camp right around the corner. The guys also discussed who will be fighting for a roster spot, including Aaron Dobson.
  • The Game of Jones: Fill in the Blank Friday

    Joe Murray (in for Adam Jones) plays the Game of Jones on a Fill in the Blank Friday.
  • Dan Roche Calls in from Cooperstown

    WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche called in from Cooperstown to talk about Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame induction this weekend with Joe Murray.
  • Friday, July 24th
  • The Baseball Reporters – July 24th

    Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox eighth straight loss last night. Mazz also used tonight’s show to look back at the career of Pedro Martinez. Pedro will be inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame this weekend.
  • July 24th - Hour 4

    In the fourth and final Hour of an Agenda Free Friday, Chris Gasper stuck around for a little bit longer to discuss his article about Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington. Tony and Jim got back into Tom Brady’s appeal. Is the NFL trying to wear Brady down? To wrap up the week, we hear from Mad Mike and Squeaky Mazz in the Final Word with Mike “Sarge” Riley.
  • July 24th - Hour 3

    Chris Gasper, of the Boston Globe, joined Tony Massarotti and Jim Murray during Hour 3 to discuss the latest developments in Tom Brady’s appeal. Before we hear some of Tony Mazz’s outtakes from his rap battle, the guys discussed the career of Pedro Martinez.