Middays with MFB
Buster Olney, ESPN, on the impending Jon Lester trade,...07/30/14
Multiple sources have indicated that Jon Lester will be dealt before the July 31st trade deadline. Buster talks to MFB regarding possible destinations, and he seems to think Lester will land in the NL Central. He also suggests that the Sox might as...
Jerod Mayo joins MFB, 7-30-14
Patriots LB, Jerod Mayo, talks about the high praise he's been receiving from coach Belichick, trying to forget about last year, and what the team hopes from the defense.
Danny Amendola joins MFB, 7-30-14
Patriots WR, Danny Amendola, joined the show for a bit to talk about his health, the evolution of the playbook, and the heated battles between the offense and defense.
Tim defends Stephen A. Smith, 7-30-14
Stephen A. Smith of ESPN made some insensitive comments on his show "First Take," and has since apologized. Although Tim is not the biggest fan of Smith, he does feel the need to differentiate between "Word-policing" and "Thought-policing."
MFB is at Gillette Stadium, 7-30-14
Lou, Christian, and Tim do the show from Gillette Stadium and have a birds-eye view of the practice field. Browner vs. LaFell and Revis vs. Edelman were 2 of the match-ups that highlighted the day. MFB discusses some of the things to expect this...
Jon Lester trade looking imminent, 7-30-14
Lou promised to have an Eminem-style explosion if the Sox traded both Jon Lester and John Lackey. He's on the cusp, and as the trade rumors swirl, his emotions are growing. The 5 stages of grief are palpable.
Three For All: Justin Bieber/Orlando Bloom "fight", 7-30-14
Today the guys saw that Orlando Bloom threw a punch at Justin Bieber, much to the delight of Lou (and probably many of our listeners.) SI.com had a quiz on their website. Basically, it was a quote and the viewer had to decide if a quote provided, was...
Three For All: Christian's girlfriend calls him out, 7-29-14
Christian tells a story about taking his girlfriend to see "Jersey Boys" in NYC, but he leaves out some crucial details. Luckily, she was listening and called the show to clarify exactly what kind of shenanigans he was trying to pull.
The NFL is taking a look at "high-stakes" Fantasy Football, 7-29-14
MFB discuss a Peter King article that suggests many NFL coaches and assistant coaches have felt increasing pressure over big-money fantasy football players. Christian also weighs in specifically on how his knowledge of game-plans resulted directly in...
Red Sox routed by Blue Jays as trade rumors swirl, 7-29-14
The Sox lost 14-1 as Clay Buchholz and Felix Doubront both had awful performances. On the heels of the loss, rumors began to fly regarding Jon Lester and John Lackey possibly being traded.
Tim Kurkjian, ESPN: Red Sox are in a tough place with Lester 7-28-14
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.
Three For All: Easy College Classes 7-28-14
The guys discuss their easiest college classes.
With Revis and Browner, should the Patriots Defense be more aggressive?...
After comments by Nick Caserio, the guys discuss if the Patriots should adjust their defensive approach after the additions of Brandon Browner and Darrelle Revis
Red Sox Trade Deadline Tinder 7-28-14
The guys swipe right if they think one Red Sox player will be traded and swipe left if they think the Red Sox will keep him.
Trade Jon Lester for Matt Kemp? Bad Idea 7-28-14
The guys discuss the rumors that the Red Sox are considering trading Jon Lester to the Dodgers for Matt Kemp. They then explore other potential Red Sox trade options.
Kevin Millar, MLB Network: David Ortiz not afraid of David Price,...
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.
Julian Edelman After Patriots Practice, 7-25-14
Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Drug Abuse ve. Domestic Violence: Fair Comparison, 7-25-14
Given the recent Ray Rice suspension, many people are comparing it to Josh Gordon getting suspended for repeated drug abuse. Tim Benz doesn't think this is a fair comparison. He explains why.
Overrated Story Lines From Patriots Training Camp, 7-25-14
Broadcasting live from Gillette Stadium, the guys discuss the overrated story lines from Patriots training camp.
Christian Fauria reviews his Madden ratings 7-24-14
EA Sports released its QB ratings for Madden 15, placing Tom Brady tied for 4th with Russell Wilson. The discussion quickly shifted to Christian's Madden ratings and his perceived lack of awareness
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