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Zolak & Bertrand: Huge Kraft Case Development, Ryan Allen, Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  In a bizarre twist in the Robert Kraft case, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that charges could be dropped if the Patriots owner agrees that he “would have been” found guilty… Plus, the Patriots are bringing back yet another special teamer, this time signing punter Ryan Allen on a 2-year…

Zolak & Bertrand: Kraft Latest, Dan on IT, Dan’s Dates (Hour 3)

In the third hour:  We react to the latest developments in the Robert Kraft prostitution case… Plus, we get Dan’s thoughts on Isaiah Thomas’ return to Boston, on a night where it seemed IT was angling for a more permanent return to town! … And, we take a look at this day in history with…

Zolak & Bertrand: Shaughnessy on Trout Contract, Zo Upset with a WR (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe is in studio… Dan tells us what the 12-year monster deal for Angels OF Mike Trout means for the future of Mookie Betts and his contract… And, Zo continues to be upset with Adam Humphries spurning the Patriots for the Tennessee Titans.  

Zolak & Bertrand: IT’s Return, Brady/Gronk Contracts, Billy Jaffe on Bruins (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Isaiah Thomas made his much anticipated return to the TD garden last night and was honored with a video tribute in the first quarter. But Zolak and Bertrand aren’t buying what IT was selling in his pre and postgame comments… Also, with mum still being the word on any contract news…

Zolak & Bertrand: MLB Rule Changes, Pedroia no-go for Opening Day (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  The MLB has announced some proposed rule changes that they will roll out over the next couple of years, and in his first chance to talk about them, Beetle is once again upset with commissioner Rob Manfred…  Plus, Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia will reportedly start the season on the injured…

Zolak & Bertrand: Beetle’s Bold Prediction, Zo’s Hip-Hop Weekend (Hour 3)

In the third hour:  More on the Patriots striking out in the wide receiver free agent market last week… Plus, Beetle has a bold prediction about the Patriots apparent salary cap issues that should make panicked Pats fans feel better… And, Zo recaps his weekend that involved everything from Patriots cheerleaders to a hip-hop concert…

Zolak & Bertrand: Tyreek Hill’s Abuse Case, IT Tribute Finally Happening (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to the latest in the troubling child abuse accusations involving Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill, and whether the NFL should seriously consider banishment for the two-time all-pro… Plus, the Dolphins were supposed to be “Tanking for Tua”, but their latest move may prevent that from happening… And, Isaiah…

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots WR’s, Cap Management, Conor McGregor at Bruins Game (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Beetle has returned from his tropical vacation, and has plenty of thoughts about the Patriots missing out on key free agent wide receivers despite being involved in negotiations… Plus, how badly are the Patriots’ hands tied by salary cap restrictions as we enter week two fo free agency?... And, MMA superstar…

Zolak & Bertrand: Zo on St. Patrick’s Day, Fake Promo Friday (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  Zo and Hardy give their thoughts on the proposed rule changes that the MLB will roll out over the next few years, including an All-Star Game vote, an incentivized HR Derby and a three-batter minimum for relief pitchers  … Plus, Zo has some major issues with the state of St. Patrick’s…

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots Free Agency, Andy Isabella, B’s Lose Again (Hour 3)

In the third hour:  Zo and Hardy take calls on all things football including the Patriots in free agency and the prospect of UMass receiver Andy Isabella somehow winding up in New England… Plus, the Bruins lost their third straight on Thursday night, but just how much blame does Tuukka Rask deserve for the skid?

Zolak & Bertrand: Sean Grande on Celtics, Coke and Milk Challenge, Clayborn Released (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Celtics radio play-by-play voice Sean Grande joins us to talk basketball after the C’s returned home from their west coast trip to grab a come from behind victory over the Kings on Thursday… Plus, we take part in a new internet phenomenon as Zo and Hardy take part in the “coke…

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots Aren’t Getting Better, Wrentham Mailbox Drama (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zo and Hardy discuss the Patriots underwhelming free agency activity after a slew of depth signings on Thursday, while missing out on top tier free agents and failing to retain their own top players.. Plus, the drama surrounding destroyed mailboxes in Zo’s hometown is now gaining media attention as news stations…

Zolak & Bertrand: Breer on Antonio Brown, More League News, Brad Friedel (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Bert Breer is in studio as we continue to discuss all of the latest news from the new NFL league year, including Antonio Brown’s trade to the Oakland Raiders… Plus, Revs coach Brad Friedel checks in with us for his weekly appearance on the show!

Zolak & Bertrand: Breer on Trey Flowers, Gronk, Pats in Free Agency (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Bert Breer of The MMQB joins us… In this hour, we get Bert’s thoughts on the loss of Trey Flowers after he signed with the Lions, the future of Rob Gronkowski in New England, as well as the Patriots interest in receivers Golden Tate and Adam Humphries..

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots WR Situation, Gronk Still Undecided, Bert Breer in Studio (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zo and Hardy discuss the Patriots receiver situation that took some shape on Wednesday when Phillip Dorsett agreed on a one-year deal to return to New England, while the team also made a strong push to acquire former Bucs WR Adam Humphries… Plus, the Rob Gronkowski decision continues to loom over…

Zolak & Bertrand: Jaguar Lady Update, Kyler Murray, Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  We have an update of the story about the woman who was attacked by a jaguar at a Phoenix zoo last week…. Plus, Zo reacts to the much anticipated Pro Day of Kyler Murray today in Oklahoma … And, we wrap up the show with Today’s Takeaways!

Zolak & Bertrand: Possible Gostkowski Replacement, Brad Stevens LIVE (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Zo and Bertrand react to more signings that continue to come down as we approach the official start to NFL free agency approaches… Plus, a pair of Patriot-related items, as we look at a possible replacement for Stephen Gostkowski if the Patriots can’t retain, and we react to news of the…

Zolak & Bertrand: Michael Bennett, Josh Rosen Comparison, Zo’s Mailbox Update (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand look at whether the addition of oft-trouble pass rusher Michael Bennett could affect the team internally… Plus, Cardinals starting QB (for now) Josh Rosen has been mentioned in trade talks, with the Patriots even being mentioned as a suitor. Though underwhelming so far, could Rosen be on the…

Zolak & Bertrand: Gronk Might Start Season Late, Star Players Find New Homes (Hour 1)

In the first hour: We react to comments from former Patriot turned NFL Network analyst Willie McGinest who thinks Rob Gronkowski won’t come back until after the start of the season… Plus a pair of NFL stars have new homes, as Odell Beckham Jr. has been traded to the Cleveland Browns, while former Steelers running…

Zolak & Bertrand: College Admissions Scandal, Le’Veon Bell, Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  Zolak and Bertrand react to the huge college admissions scandal that implicates some local schools as well as some high profile athletic programs… Plus, we have the latest on the most sought after free agent, running back Le’Veon Bell, as well as more news about potential free agent targets for the…

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots Receiver Options, Bennett Will Kneel for Anthem (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Now that the Patriots have missed out on one potential target at WR, we re-examine their options at a thin spot on their roster… Plus, newly acquired pass rusher Michael Bennett has reportedly stated that he will remain in the locker room during the national anthem next season… And, more signings…

Zolak & Bertrand: Shaughnessy on the Sox, Kyrie Apologizes, Jets Might Be Good (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe checks in with us from Red Sox spring training as he gives us all of the latest “News from the Fort”, including one interesting nugget about  “Sweet Caroline” for this season ... Plus, Kyrie Irving has issued an apology for some of his actions during…

Zolak & Bertrand: Trey Flowers to Lions, Gronk Still Undecided, Billy Jaffe on the Bruins (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to the departure of Trey Flowers from New England, after the pass rusher decided to sign with Matt Patricia and the Detroit Lions… Plus, one player that might return to the Patriots, Rob Gronkowski, has yet to officially decide on his future… Also, the Patriots were reportedly…

Zolak & Bertrand: Latest NFL Free Agent Rumors, Celtics Plane Ride, Martellus Bennett, Today’s Takeaways! (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  Zolak and Bertrand react to the latest news surrounding NFL free agency as teams can begin to negotiate with players prior to the official start to free agency on Wednesday… Plus, how the Celtics cross-country plane ride to the west coast may have finally galvanized their team… Also, could Martellus Bennett…