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Start your day with a quick podcast including the best segments, interviews, guests and information from NBC Sports Boston.

Start your day with a quick podcast including the best segments, interviews, guests and information from NBC Sports Boston.
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Start your day with a quick podcast including the best segments, interviews, guests and information from NBC Sports Boston.




August 13, 2018: Brady losing his cool; Chris Sale reaching Pedro status?

1:31 - As we enter another week of Patriots Training Camp, it appears that Tom Brady is starting to lose his cool. Tom Giles, DJ Bean and Danielle Trotta discuss number 12’s frustration and continue the narrative that’s driven this preseason: Will the Patriots’ receiver corps be good enough. 6:21 - It’s not exactly Boston sports, but Tiger Woods being back is a big deal. Tom Giles, Danielle Trotta and DJ Bean discuss Tiger’s resurgence and ask the people of Twitter if he'll even win another...


August 10, 2018: Incentives for Brady; Key dates for upcoming Celtics season; Sox out-slug Birds

1:32 - On Friday we got some details on Tom Brady’s incentive-laden contract adjustment and it looks like the quarterback just needs to be in the top five in a handful of passing categories. We’ll see how easy this really ends up being for Brady and Phil Perry, Trenni Kusnierek and Lou Merloni discuss. 6:42 - With the Celtics full schedule released on Friday, A. Sherrod Blakely joins Trenni to give his key dates and matchups to take a look at for the upcoming season. 10:42 - The Red Sox...


August 9, 2018: Pats come back to take preseason game No. 1; Mookie hits for the cycle

1:41 - It’s just a preseason game, but a win is a win and the Patriots pulled off a 26-17 comeback win vs. the Redskins thanks to some big plays from some almost completely unknown guys. Michael Holley is joined by Troy Brown and Albert Breer to break down the game. 6:14 - The Red Sox fell to the Blue Jays 8-5 in Toronto, but forget the result because Mookie Betts hit for the cycle, getting the home run he needed in the top of the 9th inning. Tom Giles, Danielle Trotta and Steve Buckley...


August 8, 2018: What to look for in the Patriots 1st preseason game

1:22 - Tom Curran and Phil Perry join Gary Tanguay on Early Edition to give their opinion on what you should be looking for in the Patriots first preseason game of the season on Thursday night against the Redskins. 6:37 - Evan Drellich, along with Tom Giles and Danielle Trotta discusses the affect J.D. Martinez has had on the rest of the team, and who is more deserving of MVP: Martinez or Mookie Betts? 11:00 - With the NBA releasing the national TV schedule, Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod...


August 7, 2018: Have the Red Sox already locked up the A.L. East?

1:33 - Evan Drellich and Marc Bertrand join Early Edition to discuss if the Red Sox will be able to hold on to their lead in the A.L. East, or could another September collapse be possible? 6:19 - Tom Curran and Phil Perry discuss Bill Belichick’s comments on the Patriots not holding a joint practice for the first time since 2011 and why WR Malcolm Mitchell was released. 10:35 - On Sports Tonight, Kyle Draper, Tom Giles, and Danielle Trotta talk about the expectations on the Celtics this...


August 6, 2018: A.L. East race far from over; Pats release Malcolm Mitchell

1:31 - The Red Sox swept the Yankees out of Boston and they pushed their lead in the division to nine games, but that doesn’t mean nearly enough to Evan Drellich. He joins Early Edition to explain why he thinks the race for the A.L. Eas is far from over. 6:28 - We had a feeling it was coming and on Monday the Patriots officially released receiver Malcolm Mitchell. Tom Curran and Mike Giardi discuss how this and the Sony Michel potentially missing the entire preseason could limit the...


August 3, 2018: Alex Cora takes shot at Luis Severino during postgame press conference

(1:00)The Red Sox beat the Yankees for the second night in a row. Evan Drellich joins Boston Sports Tonight to break down the win. (7:30)Alex Cora was ejected in the 1st inning on Friday for arguing after an inside pitch to Mookie Betts, in his press conference he discusses being ejected and takes a shot at Luis Severino (10:00)Tom E. Curran, Phil Perry and Mike Giardi report from Patriots training camp. They discuss what Foxboro was like for Tom Brady’s birthday, and Tom E. Curran...


August 1, 2018: Special guest Ice Cube gives his thoughts on LeBron James being a Laker, and his BIG3 basketball league

In this special episode of NBC Sports Boston Breakfast Pod, Michael Holley sits down with Ice Cube. They talks Ice Cube's BIG3 basketball league, and how the Celtics-Lakers rivalry is a big reason Ice Cube loves the NBA. Ice Cube also admits that LeBron James becoming a Laker does not make them contenders next year.


July 31, 2018: Sox don't add reliever at the deadline; Patriots looking for receivers

1:25 - It wasn’t a great final day of July for the Red Sox, as they lost to the Phillies, placed Chris Sale on the Disabled List and walked away from the trade deadline without an addition to their bullpen. Evan Drellich joins us from Fenway Park to break it all down. 7:33 - Phil Perry and Mike Giardi join us from Foxboro to give their five overall takeaways from training camp so far, including the dominance of the defense and which of the newcomers have been the most impressive. 12:51 -...


July 30, 2018: Red Sox talking to Rangers about deal for Adrián Beltré

(1:30)Evan Drellich reported Monday that the Red Sox are in contact with the Texas Rangers about Adrian Beltre, he joins Arbella Early Edition to discuss what it would cost the Red Sox and whether he likes the move. (6:00)The talk of the weekend was Tom Brady ending his interview when asked if there was a link between Edelman’s suspension and Alex Guerrero. Our Early Edition crew gets into a heated debate over whether or not Tom Brady owes it to the media to answer the question. (12:00)...


July 27, 2018: Brian Flores making an impact; Sox walk it off vs. Twins

1:35 - Through two days of training camp, one of the biggest talking points is the style of acting defensive coordinator Brian Flores. Tom Curran and Phil Perry join Paul Perillo and Gary Tanguay to discuss how Flores can improve the Pats defense. 6:49 - Despite the bullpen blowing the lead late, the Red Sox got back into the win column last night thanks to a clutch walkoff home run from Mookie Betts. Lou Merloni joins DJ Bean and Danielle Trotta to break down everything from the win,...


July 26, 2018: Brady, Gronk and Hightower highlight day one of training camp

1:31 - With day one of Patriots training camp in the books, Tom Curran, Mike Giardi and Phil Perry break down their observations from Foxboro, including how Tom Brady looks and Dont’a Hightower’s comments on staying healthy. 7:19 - A night after getting shut down by the rain in Baltimore, the Red Sox fell to the Twins, 2-1. Evan Drellich joins the BST crew to discuss the loss and the controversial chose by Alex Cora in the final inning. 10:52 - One of the biggest storylines from this...


July 25, 2018: Belichick remains silent on Butler benching; Red Sox trade for Nathan Eovaldi

1:33 - We hear the exchange between Dan Shaughnessy and Bill Belichick about the benching of Malcolm Butler. Then, Shaughnessy joins Early Edition to discuss his thoughts on Belichick’s non-answers. 6:28 - Evan Drellich and Dan Shaughnessy talk about the Red Sox trade for Nathan Eovaldi and debate what could be the next move for Boston before the July 31st trade deadline. 10:31 - Tom Curran suggests that the Patriots slogan for 2018 should be “Forget about it”. Tom Giles, Hardy, and...


July 24, 2018: Belichick texted Garoppolo after 49er wins; Will the Red Sox respond to the Yankees trade for Britton?

1:12 - On Arbella Early Edition, Gary Tanguay, Mike Giardi, and Kyle Draper break down the report that Bill Belichick texted Jimmy Garoppolo after each 49er win, and discuss why Belichick seemed to be so fond of the quarterback. 6:06 - With Patriots Training Camp about to open up, Tom Curran and Jerod Mayo join Early Edition to discuss if Bill Belichick owes his team an explanation for benching Malcolm Butler in the Super Bowl. 10:13 - On Boston Sports Tonight, Evan Drellich talks about...


July 23, 2018: Patriots seeking trade partner for Malcolm Mitchell, Jimmy G believed he was better than Brady

(2:00) Reports came out that said Tom Brady had a hand in bringing Josh McDaniels back at the 11th hour. Our Arbella Early Edition crew alongside Bert Breer and Phil Perry debate just how much Brady had to do with bringing McDaniels back. And debate whether Bill Belichick is losing power over his own team. (7:30) Another report came out Monday afternoon that Malcolm Mitchell’s season is in jeopardy after undergoing a procedure on his knee. Albert Breer and Phil Perry discuss the news, and...


July 20, 2018: Breaking down the NBA offseason

1:26 - Kyle Draper, Mike Giardi and Steve Buckley react to Tom Brady’s comment on a Patriots Instagram post that said he’ll be showing up to camp early. Is Brady making up for lost time? 6:56 - Chris Mannix, Kyle Draper and Mike Giardi break down the NBA offseason moves that have happened so far and rank the best and the worst. 10:56 - The Red Sox picked up right where they left off, winning their first game back from the All-Star Break, 1-0, vs. the Tigers. Tom Giles, Michael Holley and...


July 19, 2018: Marcus Smart is back, but is he worth the money?

1:32 - Marcus Smart is back! Michael Holley, Tom Giles and Danielle Trotta discuss the 4-year, $52 million deal the guard signed with the Celtics on Thursday and debate whether or not he’s worth the money. 7:36 - According to Greg Bedard of the Boston Sports Journal, the issues between Bill Belichick and Tom Brady haven’t been resolved, but then we have Danny Amendola on Barstool’s “Comeback Szn Podcast” disputing this. Phil Perry, Tom Giles and Michael Holley try to make some sense of it...


July 18, 2018: Kawhi Leonard finally traded; Marcus Smart back to the Celtics?

1:26 - Marcus Smart and the Celtics are reportedly finalizing a 4 year contract. A. Sherrod Blakey and Kyle Draper join Gary Tanguay and Trenni Kusnierek to discuss the deal and debate if the Celtics are overpaying for Smart. 6:17 - Kawhi Leonard has finally been traded. The Spurs shipped him to the Raptors in a package centered around DeMar DeRozan. Cedric Maxwell breaks down who got the best end of the deal and if he was surprised Kawhi got sent to Toronto. 11:18 - Darrelle Revis has...


July 17, 2018: Rob Gronkowski will not hold out and will attend training camp

1:23 - According to reports, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will not hold out and will be present for the start of training camp. Phil Perry joins Trenni Kusnierek and Gary Tanguay on Early Edition to discuss if the drama involving Gronk is over. 6:18 - Bryce Harper and Manny Machado will both become free agents at the end of the year. How will their contracts affect the Red Sox chances of trying to sign Mookie Betts to an extension? Evan Drellich breaks it all down. 10:25 - A....