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  • Tuesday, July 28th
  • 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.
  • July 24th - Hour 2

    In Hour 2, Mazz and Murray got into the latest in Tom Brady’s appeal. Is the NFL trying to wear Brady down? The guys also got into the Boston Red Sox current eight game losing streak.
  • The Golf Club: Jerry Shanahan, Director of Salute Military Golf Association Boston

    Hardy also chats with Jerry Shanahan, director of the Salute Military Golf Association (SMGA) Boston chapter, which helps wounded veterans hit the links.
  • July 24th - Hour 1

    It’s Agenda Free Friday! Tony Massarotti, Jim Murray, and Mike “Sarge” Riley shared their opening thoughts before taking calls on everything that’s been discussed this week. Wrapping up the Hour, the guys discuss Pedro Martinez as he enters the MLB Hall of Fame this weekend.
  • Our Tribute to Pedro Martinez

    James Stewart, Executive Producer of Felger and Massarotti, created a montage of Pedro Martinez highlights to honor Pedro as he enters the MLB Hall of Fame.
  • The Golf Club At D.W. Field In Brockton: Hardy Hits The Course

    Hardy hit the links that the famous course in Brockton for a round of golf!
  • The Golf Club At D.W. Field In Brockton: Kurt Calderwood

    Hardy talks with D.W. Field GC superintendent Kurt Calderwood about the over 90 year old municipal course just south of Boston that has a lot to offer, from improved conditions to great deals on green fees.
  • Keefer Madness

    With the NFL offseason coming to a close, some players need that one last party out of their system before training camp. Keefe, McAdam and Hardy talk about Lesean McCoy's party coming up this weekend and his very specific demands.
  • Dan Roche From Cooperstown

    WBZTV's Dan Roche calls in from Cooperstown to talk about Pedro's induction to the Hall of Fame on Sunday. Keefe and McAdam talk with Dan Roche about the environment down there as well as some reflection on Pedro's career in Boston.
  • After Pedro Who Will Be Next Red Sox In Cooperstown

    With Pedro Martinez being inducted into the Hall of Fame this Sunday, Keefe and McAdam discuss who the next Red Sox Hall of Famer could be.
  • Patriots Add CB Depth And Sign Tarell Brown

    After losing Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner to free agency, the Patriots have been busy signing cornerbacks this offseason. Keefe and McAdam talk about the Tarell Brown signing and how the Patriots defense is shaping up for this year.
  • Boston 2024 Backers State Their Case In Debate

    The debate on whether or not Boston should host the Olympics continues on, with many public figures sharing their thoughts last night. Keefe and McAdam discuss the points brought up and if it is worth it for Boston to host the 2024 Olympics.
  • July 24, Hour 4

    In the final hour of Toucher & Rich, Kevin Millar joins the show to talk about Pedro Martinez's Hall of Fame induction, they replay Mazz and Keefe's 98 Mile rap battle with some Mazz outtakes, and they have more fun with Adolfo's rough morning.
  • Red Sox Cap Off A Horrendous Road Trip

    With Rich Keefe and CSNNE's Sean McAdam filling in for Zolak and Bertrand, they discuss to brutal second half start by the Red Sox. Was this road trip the final blow to the Red Sox disappointing season?
  • July 24, Hour 3

    In this hour of Toucher & Rich, they play Tony Mazz and Rich Keefe's 98 Mile III rap battles, Dan Roche joins the show from Cooperstown and they hear some horrible reviews for the new movie, Pixels.
  • July 24, Hour 2

    In this hour of Toucher & Rich, they replay Trenni Kusnierek's 98 Mile rap, talk to Bert Breer about NFL owners reportedly pressuring Roger Goodell to keep Tom Brady's suspension at four games, and Rich and Adolfo talk to comic book legend Stan Lee.
  • July 24, Hour 1

    Toucher & Rich open Friday's show discussing yet another loss for the Boston Red Sox -- their eighth straight. Then things get a little testy between Rich and Fred when they tease a Stan Lee interview, and they talk about a rough night out for Adolfo.
  • Albert Breer On NFL Owners & Roger Goodell

    The NFL Network's Albert Breer joined Toucher & Rich to talk about the report that some NFL owners are pressuring Roger Goodell to keep Tom Brady's suspension at four games.
  • Rich & Adolfo Interview Marvel's Stan Lee

    Rich and Adolfo got the chance to talk to Stan Lee, the man who created some of Marvel's most popular characters.
  • Murray's Musings

    Joe Murray is disturbed by people who drive with their feet hanging out the window and more in tonight’s Musings.
  • Mike Oz from Yahoo! Sports Calls In

    Yahoo! Sports Big League Stew editor Mike Oz joined Joe Murray (in for Adam Jones) to give a national perspective on the Red Sox struggles, the MLB trade deadline, and more.
  • The Game of Jones

    Joe Murray plays the Game of Jones on a Role Play Thursday, featuring Mike Napoli, John Henry, Ian Ziering, and more.
  • John McMullen from The Sports Network Calls In

    Sports Network national NFL columnist John McMullen joined Joe Murray to discuss Tom Brady’s appeal, the new additions to the Patriots, and who the most improved teams in the conference are.
  • Thursday, July 23rd
  • The Baseball Reporters – July 23rd

    Tonight on the Baseball Reporters, Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing Ben Cherington’s meeting with the media before the Boston Red Sox seventh straight loss last night.
  • July 23rd - Hour 4

    In the fourth and final Hour, Tony Massarotti and Jim Murray continued to discuss Tom Brady’s appeal and the chances of his penalty being upheld. To wrap up the day, it’s the Final Word with Mike “Sarge” Riley.
  • July 23rd - Hour 3

    During Hour 3 of Massarotti and Murray, the guys took some calls on Brady’s appeal and Ben Cherington’s role with the Red Sox.