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The latest on Boston sports, talk, and more with Matt Dolloff & Ty Anderson, writers and digital producers at 985thesportshub.com.

Bruins Postgame Takes: Bruins 4, Hurricanes 3 in Double-OT

Matt & Ty give their initial reactions to the Bruins' first game of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which they won over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in double-overtime. They react to the performance of the first and second lines, both of which played their best hockey since returning. What did they think of Tuukka Rask…

Postgame Takes: Capitals 2, Bruins 1 (Bonus Episode)

Matt and Ty share their Bruins postgame thoughts after a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals. The B's went 0-3 in the round robin, but steadily improved over the course of the three games - still, they will need to take a big step forward once the real playoffs begin next week. Matt & Ty…

Postgame Thoughts: Lightning 3, Bruins 2 (Bonus Episode)

Matt & Ty discuss the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup round robin. Who played better and who still needs to improve? How did Tuukka Rask look? Will Barclay Goodrow get suspended for his hit against Anders Bjork? The guys also look ahead to the Bruins' final round robin…

Bruins Postgame Show: Flyers 4, Bruins 1 (Bonus Episode)

Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson have a bonus episode after the Boston Bruins lost to the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 in the first game of the round-robin portion of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The guys discuss a concerning game for the Bruins' top line, the team's inconsistency from period to period, and the performance of…

10. Hey Patrick Can We Have Some Money?

Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson are back for another week on the Sidelines. First the guys recap the latest coronavirus figures in Mass. compared to the rest of the country - and Japan - before talking about the fascination with retro tech (7:24). Some solid movie talk with plenty more references to check off your…

9. Defund The 'Fun Police'

Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson are back for another episode, and finally they have some tangible sports news that isn't related to COVID-19. They begin by addressing the "fun police" that are Felger & Mazz, who complained about Cam Newton's excessive celebrating. Then they get into the Newton signing itself, the risks involved, and the…

Sports Hub Sidelines: Just Bring On The Aliens, Already

Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson start off with a quick look at the COVID-19 outbreaks in the NFL, before transitioning into the baseball season (6:34). The guys slip into a wild movie tangent, making dozens of references as they go back to the '90s (9:59). Ty has to take care of an issue in his…

7. Kyrie Irving's Word Salad

Matt & Ty are itching to get back to movie theaters. Restaurants, not so much. (0:36) Baseball is an absolute disaster right now, and nobody involved should get anyone's sympathy. (4:57) The NBA is close to returning, but Kyrie Irving decided to be a turd in the punch bowl. (15:57) It gets back to baseball…

Sports Hub Sidelines Podcast: Life, lessons, and frustration in the coronavirus lockdown

The Sports Hub Sidelines podcast is back with the first episode in over two months. Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub have a lot to get to, with the coronavirus lockdown factoring into all of it. The podcast starts off with “cannibal rats”, their own rat stories, and Ty's war with…

3. Coronavirus is cancelling everything

Coronavirus is beginning to sweep the sports world with cancellations and drastic safety measures. Are empty arena games coming to Boston? (6:07-14:36) Coronavirus is also leading to restrictive media policies, which sparked a fresh debate between journalists and fans who hate them unconditionally (14:36-20:57). WWE did empty arenas before it was cool (20:57-22:51). The guys…

Sports Hub Sidelines Episode 2: The Brady Guesses

Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson cover a wide range of topics on this week’s episode of the Sports Hub Sidelines. First Matt and Ty get their traffic rants out of the way before taking a deep dive into the Bruins post-trade deadline, including their stinker of a game against the Flames and the potential impact…