The debate on Bill Parcells' candidacy for the Patriots Hall of Fame rages on. ESPN's Mike Reiss the Eagle Tribune's Bill Burt discuss with Steve Burton whether or not the Hall of Fame coach will earn his red jacket in Foxboro.
Sports Final: Who Will Step Up For Patriots After 8 Players Opt Out Of 2020 NFL SeasonThe Patriots will have some big holes up and down the roster due to eight players opting out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dan Roche and Levan Reid discuss how Bill Belichick will manage the opt outs and who will step up on the New England roster.
Sports Final: Red Sox GM Brian O'Halloran On Pitching Woes, 60-Game SeasonRed Sox GM Brian O'Halloran joined Dan Roche on WBZ-TV's Sports Final to discuss the team's lack of depth in the starting rotation, how they'll try to address those needs, and their approach with every game magnified due to the 60-game season.
Sports Final: Cam Newton's QB Coach George Whitfield Jr.Steve Burton caught up with George Whitfield Jr. -- Cam Newton's quarterback coach -- to discuss Newton's fit in New England, taking over for Tom Brady, and the QB's approach to the game.
Red Sox Adapting To New Realities Of MLB Life During Coronavirus PandemicThe Red Sox got back to work at Fenway Park this week, but it was anything but normal for everyone involved.
Sports Final: Patriots Sign Cam NewtonSteve Burton and Dan Roche discuss New England's addition of quarterback Cam Newton, and what that means for the team's QB battle in training camp.
Sports Final: What To Expect From Red Sox When MLB ReturnsSteve Burton and Dan Roche discuss the 2020 Boston Red Sox, and what the season may look like -- both on the diamond and amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Reports Say MLB, Players Are Nearing Deal For A 2020 SeasonMLB commissioner Rob Manfred and MBLPA executive director Tony Clark had face-to-face meetings in Arizona on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sports Final: How NHL Will Cope With Coronavirus Upon ReturnSteve Burton and Dan Roche discuss the NHL's return, and how "injury" reports will look a lot different.
Sports Final: Dan Roche Is Frustrated With BaseballThe fight between MLB and the MLBPA just keeps going, costing us all baseball. This angers Dan Roche, who says neither side is doing what is right for the game.
Sports Final: NBA Return Now In Question?Dan Roche would really like to go cover the NBA in Disney World, but it seems like the league is taking steps backward toward a return. But Rochie remains optimistic that baseball will return sometime in the near future -- and it's going to be a blast.
Sports Final: Devin McCourty On His Work With Boston UncorneredDevin McCourty is a great leader for the Patriots off the field, but an even better leader in many community organizations off the field. On Tuesday, he'll be honored for his work with Boston Uncornered, whose mission is to get kids out of gangs and into school.
Sports Final: What To Expect From Patriots In 2020WBZ-TV's Steve Burton and Dan Roche discuss what the new-look Patriots will look like in 2020 with Jarrett Stidham leading the way in the post-Tom Brady era. They also break down who will need to step up on offense aside from the new QB.
Wyc Grousbeck On Sports Final: Celtics Playoff Chances And Players Taking Charge Off The CourtDan Roche chats with Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck about the team's mindset heading into the NBA re-opening and Boston players taking a stand for racial equality.
Five Most Important Patriots For 2020 SeasonESPN's Mike Reiss lists his five most important Patriots players for the first year in the post-Tom Brady era.
Celtics' Grant Williams Discusses Possible Return Of NBA In OrlandoCeltics rookie Grant Williams talks with WBZ-TV's Dan Roche about the NBA's potential return in July.
Bob Beers Explains How Bruins Would Be Affected By NHL Playoff Format ProposalThe top-seeded Bruins figure to be affected in some way by the NHL's proposal for postseason play. Radio analyst Bob Beers joins Steve Burton to help break it all down.
Patrick Ewing Hospitalized For COVID-19The Cambridge native is expected to recover.
My Dad Is A Superhero: BC's Ryan Betro Details His Father's Recovery From COVID-19WBZ-TV's Dan Roche reports.
Sports Final: Cedric Maxwell Says Michael Jordan Is Not The GOATVery few people don't think Michael Jordan is the greatest ever. Celtics radio analyst Cedric Maxwell is one of those folks.
Sports Final: Feeling Optimistic About Jarrett Stidham, Other Young Patriots On OffenseThe 2020 season will be a lot different for the New England offense, but Mike Reiss highlights a few reasons Patriots fans should feel confident about the youngsters on that side of the ball -- starting with QB Jarrett Stidham.
Sports Final: Would Playing In Empty Stadiums Benefit The Patriots Early In Season?ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss joined Steve Burton on WBZ-TV's Sports Final to discuss the upcoming NFL season, and how the league is trying to get a full 16 game schedule in amid the coronavirus pandemic. Reiss also brought up an interesting point why playing without fans may actually help the Patriots in the first month.
Sports Final: Patriots Have Toughest Schedule In NFLESPN Boston's Mike Reiss joins Steve Burton to discuss New England's 2020 schedule, which is the toughest in the NFL. But at least New England fans won't have to pick between watching their favorite team and watching Tom Brady play for the Buccaneers.
Will Bill Parcells Get Inducted Into Patriots Hall Of Fame?The debate on Bill Parcells' candidacy for the Patriots Hall of Fame rages on. ESPN's Mike Reiss the Eagle Tribune's Bill Burt discuss with Steve Burton whether or not the Hall of Fame coach will earn his red jacket in Foxboro.
Sports Final: How Did Patriots Do At 2020 NFL DraftSteve Burton, Mike Reiss and Christian Fauria assess the 2020 Patriots draft class, and give their thoughts on the virtual draft process.