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

30. For The Fans

Could TD Garden possibly let some fans back in this year? Can anyone bring up the idea without a backlash? The question is high on the minds of Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson, who are in disbelief of the idea that the Patriots could start next season in an empty Gillette Stadium or that the…

29. Hockey Is King

How good can the 2021 Bruins be? That's the big question on the mind of Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson, as they get down to brass tacks on the upcoming NHL season and what to expect in Boston. The Bruins are rebuilding on the fly on defense, but also believe they can contend for the…

28. Pooped

Is the Lamar Jackson poop saga the most iconic sports story of 2020? Matt Dolloff couldn't help but ask Ty Anderson, who wrote a column on Jackson's unfortunate bowel troubles, if he had any poop stories of his own. Things go a little off the rails, and it's not exactly for the squeamish. But eventually…

27. The Path to Hockey Season

There's still a path ... for the NHL to have a season.   Hockey is coming, but some things still need to be sorted out. Matt and Ty discuss the latest reports on when the 2020-21 NHL season will start, and what could hold it back. What is the role of Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs…

26. Bad Deal

Is the Joe Thornton trade still the worst deal by any Boston pro sports team in the 21st century? Although the Bruins' rebuild was successful and they won a Stanley Cup after trading Thornton, while the San Jose Sharks did not, that doesn't mean they won the trade. Matt and Ty take a deep dive…

25. Thanksgiving Side(lines)s

Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson are back for a Thanksgiving edition of the Sports Hub Sidelines podcast. The big long weekend is on the horizon and Matt & Ty are indeed fans of Thanksgiving, so some turkey talk is a must. The guys go over their favorite things about Thanksgiving to start the podcast, and…

24. Ramblin' Retro

Matt and Ty are back for another full episode. Matt's curious about how Ty's vacation in Florida went, before the guys dive deep into the Patriots' huge win over the Ravens. They still need help to get to the playoffs, but the path has widened. They also get into the NHL's new "reverse retro" alternate…

23. Know Your NHL Geography

Matt and Ty are back for a new episode and they're sticking to hockey, dammit. The NHL is going public with its goals and plans for the 2020-21 season, which could include a temporary realignment of teams based on geographical location. What would that entail and what does it mean for the Bruins and the…

22. Everybody Calm Down

Matt & Ty are back for another episode of the Sports Hub Sidelines podcast. However, with the 2020 presidential election unfolding on Tuesday night and well into Wednesday, the guys aren't sticking to sports because at this point, who is? They kick off with election talk and a discussion about the future of the country.…

21. Not For Boston

Matt Dolloff and Ty Anderson are back with another podcast. They catch up on what they've been up to lately and their latest COVID-19 concerns, before diving deep into the state of the Patriots (11:30). What needs to happen for the Pats' season to turn around? Eventually they transition into the end of the World…

Sports Hub Sidelines, Episode 20- 'Matthew Dolloff: Just a Sports Dork'

Matt Dolloff - not THAT Matt Dolloff - is back from a vacation for a new episode of the Sports Hub Sidelines podcast with Ty Anderson. Matt's had a weird couple of weeks after a man with the same name shot and killed someone in Denver. Matt talks about that surreal experience, plus what he…

19. The COVID Kids

The Bruins are drafting and the Patriots are catching COVID-19. It's an eventful week in the Boston sports world, and Matt Dolloff is here to break it down with Ty Anderson. The guys start off by addressing those pesky Tuukka Rask rumors, and the possibility of him going to the Colorado Avalanche. Who could the…

18. Are The Kids Alright?

Youth is a major topic of this episode, and the way young generations are developing in both sports and the real world. Matt & Ty discuss the important new documentary "The Social Dilemma" and issues facing the way people use (and abuse) social media.   But eventually they get into many topics in the NHL,…

Bruins Take Worst Playoff Loss In Decades: What Now?

The Bruins had one of their most lopsided playoff defeats in a long time on Wednesday night, falling to the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-1. Matt and Ty are here to pick up the pieces. What went wrong in this one? How do you begin to break down such a bizarre series of events and disappointing…

13. Bruins Postgame Takes and Patriots Training Camp Preview

Matt & Ty with a Bruins "postgame show" that stretched into a full episode. The guys go over the many positives to take away from the Bruins' 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, which gave them a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven playoff series. They also get into the stunning decision by Tuukka Rask to…

Postgame Takes: Bruins lose to Hurricanes in Game 2

Matt & Ty are back with another bonus episode, as they give their postgame thoughts on the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 2 of their opening-round playoff series. The guys give their takes on the performance of Carolina's top forward line against the Bruins defense, Tuukka Rask, the officiating, and more.…

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…