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Zolak & Bertrand: Stevens on China, Kanter Calls Out Kaep, Bruins Goalies, Today’s Takeaway (Hour 4)

In the final hour: We react to what Brad Stevens had to say about the ongoing controversy between the NBA and China during our interview today… Plus, did Bruce Cassidy give a little insight into whether the Bruins would consider using two goalies in the playoffs. Also, Zolak and Bertrand have a little fun when…

Zolak & Bertrand: Dan’s Dates, Brad Stevens (Hour 3)

In the third hour:  We continue with reaction on the NBA in China… Plus, we take a look at this day in history with a new edition of “Dan’s Dates”... And, for the first time this year, we check in with the head coach of the Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens as the team gets set…

Zolak & Bertrand: Kyle Van Noy, Sox Next GM, Shaughnessy on LeBron (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe is in studio…. Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy checks in with the show as his team gets set to take on the New York Jets on Monday night… Plus, Plus, we get Dan’s thoughts on the Red Sox search for their new general manager as…

Zolak & Bertrand: Michael Bennett Suspension, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to the suspension of defensive tackle Michael Bennett, who was banned one game by the Patriots on Tuesday afternoon after an incident with his positional coach … Plus, could the Bennett suspension lead the team to trade him, and would one familiar face be a logical candidate…

Zolak & Bertrand: Trusting the Kicker, Bennett Absent from Practice, Today’s Takeaway (Hour 4)

In the final hour: Beetle has a gripe with how the Packers offense handled things in the closing minute of their win over the Lions, which leads to a larger discussion of how the Patriots would handle a similar situation… Plus, we react to news out of Foxboro, as defensive tackle Michael Bennett is reportedly…

Zolak & Bertrand: Pats Botching Plans at WR, Lions Get Screwed on MNF (Hour 3)

In the third hour:  Zolak and Bertrand react to an article from The Boston Globe’s Chris Gasper that blames management for the lack of wide receiver options for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots… And, Hardy is still angry about the Lions loss last night to the Packers, after a pair of questionable calls…

Zolak & Bertrand: LeBron on NBA and China, Sox Dragging Feet on Next GM, Brady with Jim Gray (Hour 2)

In the second hour: NBA superstar LeBron James is coming under fire for his comments yesterday regarding the ongoing conundrum facing the NBA and their business interests in China… Plus, you can cross Dodgers GM Andrew Friedman off the list of potential candidates to replace Dave Dombrowski, as the list of top options continues to…

Zolak & Bertrand: MNF Ref Controversy, Jaffe on the Bruins (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak, Bertrand and Hardy react to a terrible display of officiating in the NFL in the closing minutes of last night’s Monday Night Football game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, when a pair of late controversial calls allowed the Packers to win the game… Plus, NESN Bruins analyst…

Zolak & Bertrand: KC Losses Again, NFL Replays, Read And React (Hour 2)

The guys started the hour talking about the PI replay in the Kansas City game and the lack of consistency with the replays around the league. Plus Zolak and Bertrand talk about the top story lines from week 6 in this edition of Read and React. Lastly the guys address the latest Patriots news on…

Zolak & Bertrand : Brady on Gronk, KC loses, Pats WR Options (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand React to Tom Brady’s comments about a possible return to the NFL for Rob Gronkowski... Plus they give their thoughts the Kansas City Chiefs losing back to back games at home and the overall state of the AFC playoff picture. The guys start the second half of the…

Zolak & Bertrand: R.J. Bell, Another Seating Statement, Fake Promo Friday (Hour 4)

In the final hour: Zolak and Bertrand are joined by Fox Sports Radio host and founder of pregame.com R.J. Bell to give us his betting advice for this weekend’s slate of games… Plus, the TD Garden has released yet another statement regarding the new seats in the building… And, we wrap up the week with…

Zolak & Bertrand: Why the Giants Were Stupid, Michael Bennett, Read & React (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand pick apart the poor performance of the losing team in this edition of Why The Giants Were Stupid… Plus, defensive tackle Michael Bennett was once again limited in his role last night, playing just 11 snaps, leading us to wonder what’s going on with him… Plus, we take…

Zolak & Bertrand: Pats Take Down Giants, Door Still Open for Gronk, The Football Card (Hour 1)

In the first hour: The Patriots took down the New York Giants on Thursday night, 35-14, but Tom Brady did not seem too thrilled with his offense after this win… Plus, if you are to read anything into comments from Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday night, the door may not be slammed shut on…

Zolak & Bertrand: More Pats-Giants Memories, Patriots Props, Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the final hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to memories from the 2011 and 2015 matchups between the Patriots and Giants… Plus, we take a look at some recently released prop bets for the rest of the Patriots season …  And, we wrap up the show with Today’s Takeaways!

Zolak & Bertrand: TD Garden Seat Statement, More Pats-Giants Moments, Dodgers Blow It Again (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe is in studio… We react to an updated statement from the TD Garden that says they will reassess the new seats, which many have complained have significantly less room… Plus, we react to more memorable moments from Patriots-Giants history…. And, did analytics play a part…

Zolak & Bertrand: Should Pats Bring Back AB?, Dan’s Dates, Bruce Arena (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to Ben Volin’s latest column in The Boston Globe that makes the case why the Patriots should bring back troubled former WR Antonio Brown… Plus, we take a look back at this day in history with a new edition of Dan’s Dates!… And, Head Coach and Sporting…

Zolak & Bertrand: Pats Are Fit for A.J. Green, Pats-Giants Classics, Shaughnessy on Horford (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to thoughts from one Hall of Fame executive who says the Patriots are a great fit to acquire Bengals WR A.J. Green… Plus, Zolak and Bertrand look back at some of the more memorable matchups between the Patriots and Giants over the years… And, Dan Shaughnessy of…

Zolak & Bertrand: Sherman vs. Mayfield, Halloween Wars, Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the final hour: Zolak and Bertrand weigh in on the fake handshake controversy between Richard Sherman and Baker Mayfield that developed after Monday night’s game … Plus, we react to a news report Halloween drama taking place in one local town…  And, we wrap up the show with Today’s Takeaways!

Zolak & Bertrand: Zo’s Top QB’s List, AB Wants Back In, Daniel Jones (Hour 3)

In the third hour: We get Bert Breer’s thoughts on Zo’s list of top quarterbacks in the NFL right now… Plus, based on his Instagram live video from today, it looks like Antonio Brown wants back in with the Patriots… And, we discuss this week’s opposing quarterback, Daniel Jones, who the Patriots showed strong interest…

Zolak & Bertrand: Weapon Draft Wednesday, Brady ‘07 vs. Brady ‘19, Latest Trade Rumors (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand are joined in-studio by Albert Breer of The MMQB… We pool together all of the offensive “weapons” on the rosters of the Patriots and the Giants and see where each team’s top players rank in an exercise we like to call “Weapon Draft Wednesday” … Plus, we take…

Zolak & Bertrand: Computers Taking Over Baseball, Billy Jaffe Talks Bruins (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand discuss the changes to the Red Sox coaching staff that will see a shift to a more analytical and data-driven model… Plus, NESN Bruins analyst Billy Jaffe joins us to talk about the team’s hot start after their third straight victory to begin the year.