Dan Roche is filling in for Rich, who's on vacation. Jon Wallach is taking off this afternoon for New Orleans to call the Celtics-Pelicans game. The guys catch you up with everything that happened last night and Jon Wallach had an epic Bryant basketball call.
The deal is still in the works, but Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge told Toucher, Dan Roche and Wallach that the reports are "accurate" about big man JaVale McGee to Boston. Listen to Ainge talk about McGee and other Celtics-related topics.
Vince Wilfork was informed by the Patriots that they would not be picking up his options for 2015 and 2016. Wilfork is now a free agent. The Boston Globe's Ben Volin explains to Toucher & Roche (filling in for Rich) why we should have seen this coming and what's next for both the team and Wilfork.
Toucher & Roche (filling in for Rich) were joined by Bruins play-by-play man Dave Goucher Thursday morning to discuss the NHL trade deadline, the injury to Boston's new acquisition and the team the Bruins have to worry about catching them the most in the standings. (Hint: it's not Florida anymore)
Earlier in the hour Toucher, Wallach and Haggs caught up with Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News. Midway through the 8pm hour they had a discuss about Twitter and social media. And later in the hour they had a chat with Reilly Smith of the Bruins.
A Paul Finebaum replay and interview with CNN's Susan Candiotti took place earlier in the hour. Cuts For A Cause is Tuesday March 24. Get all the information on CBSBostonSports.com. Are people fans of what the Bruins did at the trade deadline? Joe Haggerty, filling in for Rich, provides his assessment of what went down.
Toucher, Jon Wallach and Joe Haggerty (filling in for Rich) talked to Celtics broadcaster Mike Gorman Wednesday morning after the team's big loss last night in Cleveland. Gorman dished on LeBron, what it would mean for the C's to make the playoffs and much more. Take a listen!
On Toucher & Rich Wednesday morning, Bruins forward Reilly Smith reacted to the team's trade deadline acquisitions, their desire to finish the season strong and more. He also gave his opinion of jolly Joe Haggerty, who's filled in for Rich.
Beat reporter Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News called Toucher & Haggerty (filling in for Rich) Wednesday morning to talk about the Jets' interest in signing Darrelle Revis this offseason. Also, should owner Woody Johnson be hit with tampering charges? Mehta weighs in.
Ray Ferraro of TSN called in. Which team has a brighter future: Bruins or Celtics? Andre Johnson will not be in Houston next season. James Harden earned a 1-game suspension for kicking LeBron James in the marbles. Marc Bertrand doesn't like long crossovers.
The Paul Finebaum Show has the most entertaining callers in sports talk radio. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe called in to talk some Patriots offseason topics. Rich goes on vacation starting tomorrow to a remote resort in the Utah desert that can't be reached using GPS. Fred and Wallach are worried he'll get lost.
Former NHL player and current TSN broadcaster Ray Ferraro called Toucher & Rich to give his take on the trade deadline moves around the league. Fred reveals to Ray that he and his wife first knocked boots after a Ray Ferraro bobblehead night in Atlanta.