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RJ Bell // High School Football Highlights // Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

(0:00) RJ Bell of pregame.com and Fox Sports Radio joins us to preview this weekend’s slate of games in the NFL.  (12:00) More of our favorite high school football calls (21:30) we have more Home Alone conspiracies and wrap it up with more high school football calls

Football HOF Finalists // Steelers-Ravens Moved // TWISH (Hour 3)

(0:00) a bonus segment with Bert Breer (with an appearance from his son!) (10:15) We run down the list of Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists and see who deserves the call!  (23:45) More calls and discussion, including Tom Brady not shaking hands after losses (34:00) We get news that the Steelers-Ravens game will be…

Breer on Kyler Murray // Patriots Path // Stephon Gilmore Joins the Show (Hour 2)

(0:00) Bert Breer of The MMQB discusses the Patriots next opponent, the Arizona Cardinals and QB Kyler Murray  (10:45) Does Bert still see a path to the playoffs for the Patriots? (20:15) Could the salary cap next year signal good things for the Patriots this offseason? (28:30) Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore checks in before this…

Revs Win // Grammy Nominated Songs // Belichick Press Conference // The Football Card (Hour 1)

(0:00) We discuss a big 2-0 playoff win for the Revolution over the Philadelphia Union  (13:00) How many “Song of the Year” candidates for this year’s Grammys can we name? (26:20) Bill Belichick addresses the media during his Wednesday press conference (36:50) It’s an all-Thanksgiving version of “The Football Card”

Pats offense, Binge show recommendations, Today's Takeaways (Hour 4)

Zolak and Bertrand close out the show with some thoughts about Bill Belichick and the Pats offense moving forward this season. (0:00).  The guys also look for some show binge recommendations for Netflix (8:00) before wrapping up the show with Today's Takeaways (25:00) 

Chase Winovich joins the show // Bruins re-sign DeBrusk // Thanksgiving pie debate (Hour 2)

Zolak and Bertrand open the second hour of the show with their weekly interview with Chase Winovich to discuss the team's recent play and much more The guys also discuss the Bruins re-signing of Jake DeBrusk and their other moves this offseason (14:00) and some recent Red Sox rumors involving Kris Bryant. The guys close…

Tom Brady's Struggles // Gordon Hayward sign-and-trade? // Gifts from the Revolution (Hour 1)

Zolak and Bertrand open the show breaking down a rough night for Tom Brady against the Rams on Monday night football. Where does Brady rank among QBs in the NFL this season (0:00) The guys also chat with Brian Robb of Bostonsportsjournal.com about Gordon Hayward's exit from Boston and whether the team will be able…

Sounds of Sunday (cont.) // Christmas Decorations // Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

(0:00)  It’s a bonus segment of Patriots radio “Sounds of Sunday” clips! (9:45) more on the Gordon Hayward signing in Charlotte (20:15) Is it too early to put up Christmas decorations, and we wrap it up with Today’s Takeaways!  

Watt’s Batted Passes // Rex Burkhead Injury // Sounds of Sunday (Hour 3)

(0:00) J.J. Watt was a nuisance yesterday with the batted passes of Cam Newton (12:00) Why weren’t the Celtics able to pull off a sign and trade for Gordon Hayward?  (20:40) Adding insult to injury, the Patriots may have lost Rex Burkhead for the season with a knee injury (31:55) We bring you the top…

Robyn Hayward Says Goodbye // Tatum Max Extension // Read & React (Hour 2)

(0:00) Robyn Hayward posted a farewell to Boston on Instagram after Gordon signed with the Hornets (11:30) Jayson Tatum provided some positive Celtics news by inking a 5-year, $195 million extension  (23:15) We go around the NFL in Week 11 with “Read & React”

Patriots Fall to Texans // X’s and Zo’s // Hayward Signs with Hornets (Hour 1)

(0:00) Is the path officially closed for the Patriots following their loss to the Texans?  (15:30) The CBS broadcast painted a different picture of Cam Newton that we are used to.  (24:00) Zo tells you what stood out to him most on Sunday with this edition of “X’s and Zo’s” (31:00) Gordon Hayward signed with…

RJ Bell // Tommy and Gronky // Fake Promo Friday (Hour 4)

(0:00) RJ Bell of pregame.com and Fox Sports Radio joins us top give his best plays for NFL Week 11 (13:00) Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski bring us a new episode of “Tommy and Gronky”  (23:45) “Ken in Lowell” calls in, and we wrap up the show with Fake Promos! 

Phil Perry on Deshaun Watson // Re-sign Cam? // Phil on Gilmore // Path Math (Hour 3)

(0:00)  Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston joins us, as we discuss the Patriots next opponent - Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans.  (10:30) Are we trending back toward thinking that the Patriots should re-sign Cam Newton? (22:00) Phil weighs in on Belichick’s comments on Stephon Gilmore’s injury status.   (32:15) Where does Phil Perry stand…

MA Stalls on Sports Betting Again // Belichick on Gilmore // Read & React // Hayward Rumor (Hour 2)

(0:00) Massachusetts has once again stalled legislation to legalize sports betting (12:00) Bill Belichick discussed the ongoing absence of Stephon Gilmore (24:45) We look ahead to this weekend’s slate of games with “Read & React” (34:20)We have a fresh Gordon Hayward rumor after he opted out of his contract yesterday

Hayward Opts Out // The Football Card (Hour 1)

(0:00) Gordon Hayward has opted out of his contract, meaning his days in Boston are likely numbered (13:30) With Hayward leaving, is Brad Stevens no longer an attraction for players to come to the Celtics? (23:30) The Hayward/Kyrie/Horford era was worse than the Isaiah Thomas tenure in Boston  (33:45) We make our best bets for…

Truck Gets Stuck in Callahan Tunnel // Jerry Stackhouse on Aaron Nesmith // Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

(0:00)  A truck got stuck in the Callahan Tunnel this morning.  (13:45) Aaron Nesmith’s college coach , Jerry Stackhouse joins us to talk about the newest Celtic!  (24:10) We wrap up the show with Today’s Takeaways

Stevens on Hayward // Bloom on Theo Comments // Bruce Arena (Hour 3)

(0:00)  Brad Stevens addressed the Gordon Hayward situation last night during his draft press conference.  (8:15) More on the Celtics draft picks, including what Kendrick Perkins thought of Payton Pritchard  (19:30) Chaim Bloom has clapped back at Theo Epstein over his comments that were critical of analytics (28:10) Head coach and sporting director of the…

Raiders Players on COVID List, Getting to Know Aaron Nesmith, TWISH (Hour 2)

(7:00) The Raiders could be helping the Patriots path to the playoffs after a number of players were placed on the COVID-19 list. (18:15) We get to know the Celtics first draft pick, Aaron Nesmith, who shares a special skill he has.   (25:45) We take a look back at This Week in Show History

Celtics Draft Shooters // Jones and Arcand Draft Reaction // Hayward Latest // Chase Winovich (Hour 1)

(0:00) The Celtics made a pair of picks last night, taking Aaron Nesmith 14th overall and Payton Pritchard 26th overall  (13:30) How did Jones and Arcand react to the picks in real time?  (24:15) What’s the latest on the Gordon Hayward front? (33:15) Patriots linebacker Chase Winovich joins us on a Twisted Tea Thursday

Are The Celtics Standing Pat? // Texans Offense is Pretty Good // David Andrews Joins Us // (Hour 3)

(0:00) Based on their social media activity, the Celtics appear to have things other than trades in the forefront (10:30) Zo says the Texans offense is actually pretty good despite their record.  (22:15) Patriots center David Andrews joins the show ahead of his team’s matchup with the Texans. (31:15) And, we have uncovered a “Home…

Bert Breer on Belichick’s Cam Praise // J.C. Jackson // Playoff Path // Nantz Wants a Raise (Hour 2)

(0:00) Bert Breer of The MMQB weighs in on Bill Belichick's praise of Cam Newton. (11:45) J.C. Jackson was left off the Pro Bowl  (26:45) Is a McDaniels/Caserio tandem unlikely in Houston and does Bert see a playoff  path for the Pats? (33:30) Jim Nantz wants a raise at CBS, and they should probably give…

Celtics Aiming For a Letdown // Theo For Commish? // Belichick, McDaniels Praise Cam (Hour 1)

(0:00) Is tonight going to be a repeat of drafts past, with no fireworks from the Celtics? (11:30) With James Harden being linked to the Nets, does Kyrie even want to play with him. (22:50) After leaving the Cubs, should Theo Epstein be the next commissioner of baseball? (32:45) Both Bill Belichick and Josh McDaniels…

New England Sports Survey Media Results, Masters ratings, Pats playoff chances, Today's Takeaways (Hour 4)

Zolak and Bertrand open up the fourth hour going through the media results to the New England Sports Survey with a couple appearances from the show on the list (0:00) The guys also discuss a dip in the Masters rankings and the Patriots playoff chances before wrapping up the show with Today's Takeaways (21:00)