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In the fourth and final Hour of Felger and Mazz, the guys and Paul Perillo break down the Week 8 slate of games in the NFL. Mike and Tony also continued to take calls on the Celtics and Bruins. To close out the show, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
Paul Perillo, of Patriots Football Weekly, joined Felger and Massarotti during Hour 3 to talk some New England Patriots. The guys discussed last week’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and previewed Sunday’s game against Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills.
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz got into last night’s Boston Bruins loss to the New York Rangers and the Boston Celtics season opening win over the Brooklyn Nets. Where does the Celtics starting-five rank amongst the rest of the NBA?
Felger and Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the first two games of the World Series. How important are Terry Francona and Joe Maddon to their team’s success? Finally, the guys discussed the pace of play issues in MLB.
A pair of new Celtics made their highly anticipated debuts on Wednesday night, as 3rd-overall pick Jaylen Brown and big free agent acquisition Al Horford helped the C's get their first win of the year, 122-117 over the Brooklyn Nets.
Wednesday night was a big night of sports, as there was plenty on the docket both locally and nationally that carried plenty of interest. The Celtics opened their season with a win over the Brooklyn Nets, while the Bruins blew an early lead, ultimately getting blown out by the New York Rangers. It was also Game 2 of the World Series, and the Chicago Cubs evened things up with the Cleveland Indians in a series that has plenty of ties to the Red Sox. So what was everyone watching? Bertrand and Hardy, with Zo on the bench for the day, tell us what they were most locked into on a big night in sports!
Danny Ainge: Celtics 'Lost Focus' In Fourth Quarter
Celtics president Danny Ainge joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday morning to talk about the Celtics' season-opening win over the Brooklyn Nets. He was "disappointed" with the team's defensive effort, suggesting that they didn't respect the Nets enough as an opponent. He also touched on Jaylen Brown's NBA debut, the impact of Marcus Smart's absence, and the decision to keep James Young and cut R.J. Hunter.
During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continued to talk about the Boston Celtics. Mike and Tony discussed the preseason expectations and tonight’s season opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Felger and Mazz also continued to take calls on last night’s Bruins loss to the Wild. Kyle Draper, host of Celtics Pre & Post Game Live on Comcast SportsNet New England, joined Mike and Tony to talk some C’s.
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz got back into the Celtics and this season’s expectations. Mike and Tony also discussed Game 1 of the World Series and previewed tonight’s Game 2 between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. Finally, the guys talked about Sunday’s New England Patriots game against the Buffalo Bills.
Felger and Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Celtics, their expectations, and tonight’s season opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Brian Robb, of CBSBostonSports.com, joined Mike and Tony to talk all things Celtics. Finally, the guys broke down Malcolm Subban’s performance in last night’s Boston Bruins loss.
Zolak and Bertrand talk to Celtics head coach Brad Stevens ahead of the regular season opener on Wednesday. The guys discuss heightened expectations, Al Horford's impact, who will fill in for Marcus Smart and Stevens being a Cubs fan while watching the World Series.
Zolak and Bertrand interview the Pats offensive tackle Nate Solder live from CBS Scene. The guys discuss the Pats' big win over the Steelers and what Solder expects from Rex Ryan's Bills defense this Sunday in Orchard Park.
Zolak and Bertrand react to a tough night in net by Malcolm Subban in the Bruins' 5-0 loss to the Wild as well as the Indians big win over the Cubs in the World Series opener. What game were more Boston fans tuned in to?
Zolak and Bertrand react to the news that Patriots' running back Dion Lewis has returned to practice after being sidelined for the season as he recovers from leg surgery. When will the Pats get the explosive running back into the fold again and can the team count on him being effective? The guys also react to the Pats' latest trades as well.
Zolak and Bertrand open the show live from CBS Scene in Foxboro to discuss the Patriots' recent defensive effort. Has the team been improving on that end of the ball against the Steelers or are there still major holes to be concerned about despite a 6-1 record?
Mike Gorman, the TV voice of the Celtics, joined Toucher & Rich on Wednesday to look ahead to the 2016-17 squad. He discusses their defensive capabilities, Al Horford's fit and players who can be big off the bench.
During Hour 3, Felger and Massarotti previewed the start of the World Series tonight between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. The guys also discussed the Boston Bruins and tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild.
In Hour 2 of Felger and Mazz, the guys continued to talk some Patriots with Bedard. Mike and Tony also took a look around the NFL in “10 Questions with Greg Bedard.” Finally, the guys discussed Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler and previewed Sunday’s Patriots game against the Buffalo Bills.
Felger and Massarotti were joined by Greg Bedard, of Sports Illustrated, and the guys opened up the show discussing the New England Patriots win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The guys went on to give their “3 Ups and 3 Downs” from Sunday’s win and talked about the Patriots defense.
The World Series gets underway on Tuesday night as the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs get set to try and end a long period of suffering for their fans. What might interest fans in Boston the most, however, are the ties that much of the personnel from both clubs have to the Red Sox. Zolak and Bertrand give their thoughts on where their rooting interest lies.
Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe joins Zo and Bertrand on the phone this week, as he is in Cleveland ahead of Game 1 of the World Series. It's a series with plenty of ties to Boston and the Red Sox and Shaughnessy gives us the inside scoop as the Fall Classic gets underway on Tuesday night.
On his conference call on Monday, Patriots head coach addressed the early season struggles of Pro Bowl kicker Stephen Gostkowski. Zolak and Bertrand react to what the coach had to say and tell us if there is any sense of urgency in Foxboro right now.
Zolak and Bertrand start Tuesday's show with their thoughts on last night's Monday Night Football game that saw another poor showing from Texans QB Brock Osweiler. As the weeks go by, it looks like the competition in the AFC continues to lose its luster.
On this Hour: A 20 year old man was put into a kids football game in Providence over the weekend. Will Brinson from CBS Sports calls in to talk NFL. A man calls in and knows what the problem is with the NFL and more!