Danny Ainge On Kyrie Irving's Game 7 Absence: I Don't Think It's A Big Deal At All'"Listen, I don’t think it’s a big deal at all, personally," Ainge said. "I think that’s a little bit blown out of proportion."
Bedard: Why No Other NFL Team Claimed Martellus Bennett Before PatriotsWhy did no other team ahead of the Patriots on the waiver wire not put in a claim to stop it from happening?
Meriweather: Kaepernick Not A Fit For Patriots Because Of Style Of Play -- Not ProtestAfter trading away Jimmy Garoppolo on Monday, the New England Patriots are in the market for a backup quarterback.
Danny Ainge: Philly Fan Caught Kyrie Irving 'At A Weak Moment'Celtics president of basketball ops. Danny Ainge joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday to discuss a number of topics, including Kyrie Irving's outburst at a fan in Philadelphia.
Will Patriots Call Rob Ninkovich After Losing Dont'a Hightower?Why not call an old friend in Rob Ninkovich?
Fred Toucher's Explosive Rant Against Twitter: 'All Of You Are So Dumb!'"The president is having a fight with a senator on Twitter. Do you understand how insane this is? Do you understand how damaging this is? We are so stupid. We're a bunch of apes that have been handed a bottle and we're gathering around it in mystery. This is ludicrous. This is so dumb. Stop talking on the internet."
Esiason: Never Seen Anything Like Patriots' Sustained Greatness Since 2001The New England Patriots are rounding into their usual form as we approach the midway point of the 2017 season, which we probably should have seen coming given Bill Belichick's amazing resume.
Meriweather Says Opposing Defenses Will Be Aiming For Brady's Injured ShoulderWith Tom Brady's shoulder ailment now out in the open, Brandon Meriweather says opposing defenses will be looking to use the injury to their advantage.
Brandon Meriweather: Chris Foerster 'A Character' Who Likes Big BootyBrandon Meriweather discussed his relationship with former Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster on Wednesday's Toucher & Rich.
Toucher: Dustin Pedroia 'Incapable Of Being A Leader'"He's incapable of being a leader. And the evidence of that is right off the field, second year in a row you've lost in the divisional round, and you're saying how you've won the division two years in a row."
Fantasy Football Advice For Week 5 From Dave RichardCBS Sports' fantasy expert Dave Richard joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday morning to dispense his invaluable advice.
Kevin Millar Recalls Confronting Dan Shaughnessy During 2004 ALCSMillar joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday, and he was asked about his now-famous confrontation with Dan Shaughnessy, who wrote when the Red Sox were down 3-0 to the Yankees in 2004 that the team was a bunch of frauds.