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

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…

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…