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Zolak & Bertrand: Betts and Price Introduced in L.A., Astros Speak on Scandal (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand highlight their takeaways from yesterday’s introductory press conference for new Dodgers acquisitions Mookie Betts and David Price… Plus, it looks like the Dodgers may have wanted to acquire Mookie Betts for longer than just the past few months… Also, the Astros management and players have broken their silence…

Zolak & Bertrand: Nick Caserio Extension, Brady Treatment, Taysom Hill, Jarett Stidham (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand hit on a number of football related items including the Patriots decision to extend Nick Caserio, how Brady could want the “Peyton Manning treatment” in free agency, plus the possibility of Saints QB Taysom Hill winding up in New England, and Jarrett Stidham’s development as the heir apparent…

Zolak & Bertrand: No Sox Penalties Yet, Roche Report, Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  Zolak and Bertrand wonder when it is that the Red Sox will hear about their potential punishment for their involvement in the sign stealing scandal … Plus, we head down to Fort Myers and check-in with WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche for the latest news from Red Sox Spring Training ... And we…

Zolak & Bertrand: Zo on Brady to the NYG, Beetle on Brady Salary Reports, Plane Etiquette (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Zolak and Bertrand continue the discussion around Zo’s cryptic tweet about Tom Brady and the possibility of joining the New York Giants… Plus, Beetle takes issue with the afternoon show’s criticism of Rapsheet’s Brady report… And, we discuss airplane seat etiquette after a seat reclining controversy surfaced on Twitter…

Zolak & Bertrand: Latest on Astros Cheating, Trevor Bauer Sounds Off on Manfred (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to the latest developments centered around the Astros cheating scandal, including the report that Carlos Beltran was a major figure in implementing the scheme… Plus, Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer sounds off on the latest ideas from MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

Zolak & Bertrand: Zo on Brady to the NYG, Brady Price Tag Not Crazy (Hour 1)

In the first hour: We get an explanation for Zo’s cryptic tweet from Tuesday about another potential landing spot for Tom Brady.. Plus, Beetle defends Rapsheet from Felger and Mazz, who disagree with his report about Brady’s price tag… Plus, more on the timeline of a Brady-Patriots reunion and why it could be made difficult. 

Zolak & Bertrand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, Ron Roenicke and the Red Sox, Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

The final hour of the show opens up with the discussion of Tom Brady and his future in New England with the Patriots. They also talk about the possibility of a “Monday Night Football” flex schedule. More news reports coming out on the Red Sox new manager. Plus, Today’s Takeaways!!

Zolak & Bertrand: Shaughnessy on the MLB Playoffs, More on Chaim Bloom, & Dan’s Dates (Hour 3)

Hour 3 opens up with discussion on the possibility of a new MLB Playoff format. They also continue the discussion on Chaim Bloom and his press conference with the media on Monday night talking about the decision to trade Mookie Betts and David Price. The hour closes out with Dan’s Dates.

Zolak & Bertrand: Shaughnessy on the Betts/Price Trade, Red Sox Manager for 2020 (Hour 2)

Dan Shaughnessy joins the show and starts hour 2 off by talking about the Boston Red Sox. The guys hit on the Mookie Betts & David Price trade, as well as discussing the teams search for a new manager for the 2020 season.

Zolak & Bertrand: Chaim Bloom and the Red Sox , Billy Jaffe Talks Bruins (Hour 1)

The guys open the show discussing the Boston Red Sox and their trade of Mookie Betts and David Price. They deep dive into Chaim Bloom and his comments at the Red Sox press conference on Monday night. To close out the hour, Billy Jaffe calls in to talk about the Boston Bruins.

Zolak & Bertrand: XFL Debut, 17-Game Schedule, Brady Latest (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  Zolak and Bertrand share their thoughts on the debut week for the XFL and whether or not the league could have staying power…. Plus, the idea of potentially expanding to a 17-game season in the NFL is picking up steam… Also, we bring you the latest reports about Tom Brady’s impending…

Zolak & Bertrand: Coronavirus Affecting NHL Sticks, Betts Trade (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Zolak and Bertrand explain how the coronavirus outbreak in China has affected the supply of hockey sticks to players in the NHL… Plus, more on the trade that sent Mookie Betts and David Price to the Dodgers after hitting a snag in the initial deal earlier in the week. 

Zolak & Bertrand: Brady Rumors, Pats Potential Weapons (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zo and Beetle weigh in on the latest Tom Brady free agency rumors following a busy weekend of reports… Plus, could WR A.J. Green and TE Hunter Henry be the weapons that Tom Brady is looking for to make him stay in New England?...

Zolak & Bertrand: Betts/Price Trade Finally Goes Through, Astros Codebreaker (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to Mookie Trade 2.0, after the Sox finally shipped the All-Star outfielder and David Price to the Dodgers after the three-way deal with the Twins fell through… Plus, the Astros sign stealing saga took another turn late Friday when the Wall Street Journal chronicled Houston’s Codebreaker program…

Zolak & Bertrand: Potential WR Options, Sox Up Asking Price, Fake Promo Friday (Hour 4)

In the final hour:  Zolak and Bertrand run down some of the potential options that the Patriots could pursue in free agency to bolster their receiving core… Plus, with the trade of Mookie Betts hitting snag, the Red Sox have upped their asking price… And, we wrap up the week with Fake Promo Friday!

Zolak & Bertrand: Celtics Stand Pat, Possible IT Reunion, Garden Seat Update (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to an NBA Trade Deadline that saw the Celtics do absolutely nothing, while Danny Ainge seems to like where the team is headed… Plus, the buyout market could be chock full of options, with one familiar name being a possibility to reunite with the Celtics… And, there…

Zolak & Bertrand: Alex Verdugo, Red Sox Manager Update, Sox Punishment Update (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to the troubling past of Alex Verdugo, who is the biggest piece in the return for Mookie Betts… Plus, we may soon have a manager for the Sox, as it’s expected that Ron Roenicke could be promoted from within… And, we give you the latest update on…

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots Next Rebuild, 49ers Explain Questionable Decision (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand give their opinions on which retooling strategy will be best for the Patriots as they enter a period of uncertainty…  Plus, nearly a week later, the San Francisco 49ers brass is discussing the clock management at the end of the first half of the Super Bowl that many…

Zolak & Bertrand: Intern Weighs In on Betts Trade, Celtics Falling Behind (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Our intern Tyler gives his take on why the Mookie Betts trade was actually good for the Red Sox… Plus, if the Celtics decide to do nothing at the trade deadline, they run the risk of falling further behind the pack in the Eastern Conference…

Zolak & Bertrand: Brady Wants to be Recruited, Brady to Dallas Possibility, XFL (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zo and Bertrand discuss one report that Tom Brady desires to be recruited in free agency and whether the Patriots need to go through that process with him.. Plus, could the Dallas Cowboys be a player in the Brady sweepstakes? … And, the XFL debuts this weekend and the guys are…

Zolak & Bertrand: Mookie Trade Held Up, C’s at the Deadline, Man Wants to Sue Halftime Show (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to the latest reports surrounding the Mookie Betts trade, as the deal is being held up due to the medical reports for pitcher Brusdar Graterol and his ailing shoulder…  Plus, the NBA Trade Deadline is today and Zo and Bertrand don’t expect the Celtics to do anything big……

Zolak & Bertrand: Next Face of the Sox, David Price, Brad Stevens Calls In (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Now that Mookie Betts is out of Boston, Zo and Bertrand wonders who the new face of the Red Sox is… Plus, this trade also marked the end of the David Price era in Boston… And, the head coach of the Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens joins us ahead of his team's…