On Hour 2 of Toucher & Rich, CSNNE's Joe Haggerty called in. Rodney from Boston did not win Survivor, unfortunately. Lastly, the guys played some interesting highlights from the Don Sweeney introductory press conference.
The new Bruins general manager, Don Sweeney, was a guest of the Toucher & Rich show Thursday morning one day after being appointed to the position. Sweeney covered a number of topics, including his relationship with Cam Neely, tough decisions facing the team, style-of-play preference and more.
Toucher & Rich take you to the Armpits of America. Credible NFL insiders reported that Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell hugged. Fred thinks Kraft miscalculated the entire situation and Rich understands why Patriots fans are upset.
Matt Light turned heel at Rob Ninkovich's charity ping pong tournament. Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe called in. The Patriots and the NFL are in "back channel conversations" regarding the DeflateGate punishment. Fred would be pissed if he were another NFL owner.
Gary Tanguay is bad at Twitter. Fred, Rich and Wallach get you caught up on everything that happened last night, including "back channel conversations" between the Patriots and the NFL, the Marlins doing Marlins things and more.
Toucher & Rich talked to the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham Tuesday morning about the struggling Red Sox. Mike Napoli cannot break out of his slump, Pablo Sandoval can't hit left-handers, David Ortiz can't hit either and Mookie Betts has sub-par stats for a leadoff hitter. Will Rusney Castillo be called up soon? All that and more.
Robert Kraft gave his thoughts on DeflateGate to Peter King. Labor attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan called in to talk about the chances of Tom Brady getting his suspension overturned. Fred has never seen his father in shorts. Norm Macdonald gave an emotional tribute to David Letterman.
Fred has a case of the yips. Toucher, Rich and Wallach get you caught up on everything that happened last night, including a Red Sox loss and the Clippers imploding. An article on ESPN Insider dissects the run blocking abilities of the Buffalo Bills.
Toucher & Rich talked to a labor attorney Monday morning about the Tom Brady case and the chances of having his suspension overturned on appeal. According to Shannon Liss-Riordan, based on the Adrian Peterson case, Tom Brady could have it thrown out.
Toucher & Rich talked to CSNNE Red Sox reporter Sean McAdam Friday morning, who is in Seattle covering the team. McAdam touched on Shane Victorino, the continued uncertainty of the pitching staff, Pablo Sandoval and more.
Wallach and Adolfo square off in a round of trivia to see who has more knowledge about Boston's popular morning show. If Wallach loses, he must play "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" during the 7th inning stretch of the Boston College baseball game on Saturday. High stakes here, folks.
Rob Gronkowski lost the Madden cover vote to Odell Beckham Jr. Fred maintains that Peyton Hillis was only on the Madden cover because of his skin color. Fred and Jon Wallach get you caught up on everything that happened last night, including the Red Sox win and NBA and NHL playoffs.
Wallach doesn't want to play ball with Fred's Boston College baseball idea. Fred, Dan Roche and Wallach play audio from Ted Wells' conference call and react. Later in the hour the guys played audio from Roche's interview with Pedro Martinez.
Dan Roche is filling in for Rich again. Fred unveils a new impression he's been working on. Fred, Roche and Wallach get you caught up on everything that happened last night, including Justin Masterson's inability to pitch, the NBA and NHL playoffs and more. Oh, and they took some calls on DeflateGate.
Dean Blandino, the VP of NFL Officiating, lied about DeflateGate. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe called in. Fred, Dan Roche and Wallach took calls on DeflateGate. Why are Roger Goodell's punishments so arbitrary?
The Patriots were hammered by the NFL yesterday for their role in DeflateGate. Tom Brady was suspended four games and the Patriots were fined $1 million and docked two draft picks. Fred Toucher, Dan Roche and Jon Wallach react to the news and take calls.
Toucher & Rich talked to the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham Monday morning about the Red Sox, including Clay Buchholz's quality start. They also revisited the John Lackey trade, which looks worse and worse by the day.
Dan Roche is filling in for Rich this morning. Fred is battling through strep throat. Fred, Wallach and Roche get you caught up on everything that happened last night, including the Red Sox win, the LeBron buzzer beater and more.
There's even more Tom Brady hot takes, so Toucher & Rich are called upon to police them. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald called in. There was a big fire in the Sports Hub parking lot. Adolfo was live on the scene giving play-by-play.
Toucher & Rich played the audio of Tom Brady at Salem State. Fred explains why Felger gave him the cold shoulder. Mike Flynn was not invited to Fred's big party. Albert Breer of the NFL Network called in.
Fred talked about the Pete Frates event he was at last night. Fred and Mike Flynn (filling in for Rich) talked about everything that happened last night with Jon Wallach, including Tom Brady at Salem State, the NHL playoffs, the latest from the Wells Report fallout and more.
Gabriel Sherman of GQ called Toucher & Rich to discuss one of his articles about how the NFL needs to be careful or they could become NASCAR. What will the punishment be for Tom Brady? Fine? Suspension? Both?