Kyrie Irving returns to Boston soon to face the Celtics in a Nets uniform. Will he be booed? Danny Ainge tells Toucher & Rich he doesn't love that idea.
Flop Talk: Danny Ainge tells Toucher & Rich it's not 'flopping' if you're simply 'drawing attention to the play'
Danny Ainge was a notorious flopper as a player, and he encourages it now - but only as a means of "drawing attention" to actual contact that was made.
Danny Ainge describes a 'much easier' recovery for Gordon Hayward's non-shooting hand on Toucher & Rich
Danny Ainge describes the nature of Gordon Hayward's recovery from a broken non-shooting hand in his weekly interview with Toucher & Rich.
In his weekly interview with Toucher & Rich, Ainge said he did speak with Morris, who said last week that he didn't get a call from the Celtics before leaving in free agency this summer.
Danny Ainge clarified what he calls an inaccurate report on Jaylen Brown's contract offers in his first interview of 2019-20 with Toucher & Rich
In his first interview with Toucher & Rich of the 2019-20 season, Celtics president Danny Ainge clarified reports on Jaylen Brown's contract offers.
Listen as Toucher & Rich re-live their classic Charlie Sheen interview from 2011 for the first time ever on 98.5 The Sports Hub.
Here's the first of 10 commercial-free hours on 98.5 The Sports Hub, remembering some of the station's best moments. First, Toucher & Rich re-live the best (and worst) of '98 Mile' and a classic prank involving Jon Wallach.
Ainge on T&R: Kyrie Irving struggled with 'burden' of leadership, 'unfair' to blame chemistry issues entirely on him
By Matt Dolloff, 985TheSportsHub.com As clearly the best player on the Celtics last season, Kyrie Irving faced a lot of pressure to also be the leader - some of which he welcomed initially. It's now plainly obvious that he wasn't ready for such a role. And president of basketball ops Danny Ainge admits that the…
Danny Ainge on Toucher & Rich: Kyrie Irving indicated to him multiple times he 'really wanted to go home', but never told him he was leaving Boston
Ainge tells T&R that Kyrie indicated to him on multiple occasions he was leaning toward leaving the Celtics to play closer to home in Brooklyn.
Bruce Cassidy denied apparent rumors that red-hot Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is being avoided as if he were a pitcher going for a no-hitter.
Cassidy expects rust on both sides to start the Stanley Cup Final, with both the Bruins and Blues getting long layoffs before the series.
Someone wrote a stunningly critical article about Brad Marchand and the Bruins before they made the Stanley Cup Final. Here's Toucher & Rich's reaction.
Bruins likely sitting David Backes for Game 1 vs. Leafs to get their 'fastest lineup' possible on the ice, says Bruce Cassidy
David Backes is the odd man out for Game 1 against Toronto. Bruce Cassidy tells Toucher & Rich it's so the Bruins can have their fastest lineup possible.
Bruce Cassidy on Toucher & Rich: Bruins could try David Pastrnak with David Krejci if he returns quickly enough from thumb injury
Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy tells Toucher & Rich that there's a chance David Pastrnak plays with David Krejci when he returns, depending on how soon he comes back.
From the NBA Newswire at 985TheSportsHub.com When it comes to Kyrie Irving and Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, Celtics president of basketball ops Danny Ainge told 98.5 The Sports Hub's Toucher & Rich something similar to what head coach Brad Stevens told Zolak & Bertrand. Kyrie's going to need to get some work in before returning…
Danny Ainge sounds like he's willing to accept Marcus Smart's spotty shooting if it means he'll be fearless in other areas on the court for the Celtics.
I mean, this is a pretty great description of the Kyrie Irving situation.
Speaking to Toucher & Rich, Danny Ainge says he spoke to an unnamed Celtics player about nearly moving him at the trade deadline.
Gronk had a decent time at the Patriots parade. Here's one of the top highlights.
16-year NFL receiver Steve Smith Sr. joined Toucher & Rich and talked about how he nearly joined the Patriots late in his career.
“He hated me. He hated everything about me, and I didn’t like him much either," McAfee said of the former Colts GM.
Fred had a bone to pick with a controversial call that went against his Lions and Steratore shared some of his favorite Tom Brady stories.
"They outplayed us," Fletcher said of the 2001 Patriots.
Bruins center Patrice Bergeron could certainly use the rest.
Toucher & Rich are a little confused. Specifically by the way Danny Ainge has fueled outrage over his comments regarding LeBron James and President Donald Trump. In case you missed it, Ainge joined T&R on Friday and was asked about a recent video in which LeBron referred to himself as "the greatest of all time."…