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"That 617 Life”, hosted by Shanda Foster, Leroy, and Cerrone Battle will supply you with a dose of lawless entertainment. Every Friday, you’ll get your sports fix with a side of Pop Culture and stomach wrenching humor. The podcast serves up weekly topics, special guests and a surprise or two, while delivering the most unique and outspoken perspective from true Boston natives.

"That 617 Life”, hosted by Shanda Foster, Leroy, and Cerrone Battle will supply you with a dose of lawless entertainment. Every Friday, you’ll get your sports fix with a side of Pop Culture and stomach wrenching humor. The podcast serves up weekly topics, special guests and a surprise or two, while delivering the most unique and outspoken perspective from true Boston natives.
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"That 617 Life”, hosted by Shanda Foster, Leroy, and Cerrone Battle will supply you with a dose of lawless entertainment. Every Friday, you’ll get your sports fix with a side of Pop Culture and stomach wrenching humor. The podcast serves up weekly topics, special guests and a surprise or two, while delivering the most unique and outspoken perspective from true Boston natives.

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@nbcsboston

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English

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Episodes

15: People’s court: Who made who? Bill Belichick vs. Tom Brady

12/6/2019
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We have an important court case to settle. WHO actually deserves the credit for the Patriots success? Judge Shanda Foster hears from both Leroy and Cerrone, who defend their sides on who made who. 5:00 - Court is in session: Shanda is the judge. Leroy defends his client Bill Belichick. Cerrone defends his client Tom Brady. 6:40 - Cerrone gives his opening statement on why Tom Brady deserves the credit for the Patriots success. 9:10 - Leroy gives his opening statement on why Bill Belichick...

Duration:00:40:26

14: Who IS America’s team, Patriots or Cowboys? | Would you take AB back? | Celtics opening eyes

11/22/2019
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Shanda, Leroy and Cerrone bring you the hottest topics in Boston Sports right now. If you were Kraft, would you take Antonio Brown back? Let's be honest on who America's team REALLY is. Is the rest of the world getting a glimpse of the Celtics true potential? 3:00 - If you were in Robert Kraft’s shoes, would you take back Antonio Brown? 9:30 -Cerrone brings you his ‘Cold cuts and hot takes’ where he breaks down who is really America’s team. The Patriots or the Cowboys? 20:00 -Shanda...

Duration:00:36:25

13: Myles Garrett on Thursday Night Footbrawl; Kaepernick workout stimulates black QB discussion

11/15/2019
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3:38 - Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone discuss the Patriots upcoming game vs. the Eagles and wonder if the beating they took vs. the Ravens is a sign of things to come for the remainder of the season. 9:23 - In this week's Cold Cuts and Hot Takes, Cerrone Battle discusses the perception of black quarterbacks in the NFL. He argues that while the stereotype is supported statistically, it doesn't excuse teams from not developing black quarterbacks into pocket passers. 19:25 - Shanda sounds off on...

Duration:00:43:23

12: Stop comparing professional sports to slavery; Leroy's first Bruins game

11/8/2019
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(4:09) - Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone give their takes on the issue of load management in the NBA and debate if non-injured players should be missing games. (11:41) - Cerrone gives his Cold Cuts and Hot Takes, arguing that athletes that have been wronged and the fans who support them need to stop comparing professional sports to slavery. Shanda and Leroy react. (19:34) - Shanda sounds off on Matt Barnes and his ex-wife Gloria Govan, Trevor Booker for complaining about his time with the...

Duration:00:43:14

11: Young Celtics aren't going to be pushed around

11/1/2019
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4:56 - Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone debate if the current Patriots defense is the best in NFL history or if it's too early to tell. 11:10 - In this week's Cold Cuts and Hot Takes, Cerrone gives some love to the Patriots offense, which he argues hasn't been receiving enough credit for the Patriots 8-0 record this season. Shanda and Leroy give their take. 17:42 - Shanda sounds off (positively) on the WWE having it's first ever fight in Saudi Arabi, the University of Pittsburgh's assistant...

Duration:00:36:40

10: Why are Celtics fans overreacting after opening night loss?

10/25/2019
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4:26 - A handful of players have come and gone in Foxboro this season. Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone debate whether or not the Patriots should be so ruthless with getting rid of players. 13:33 - In Cerrone's Cold Cuts and Hot Takes, he talks about how the end is nearing for LeBron James and if he really deserves to be called "The King" anymore. 20:49 - Shanda sounds off on Patrick Beverley being fined by the league for throwing the ball into the stands, Tyronn Lue snubbing Rich Paul and Jaylen...

Duration:00:42:29

9: The Madden Curse continues with Patrick Mahomes' injury

10/18/2019
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5:26 - Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone talk about the knee injury Patrick Mahomes suffered vs. the Broncos, how it affects the Patriots chances to win the AFC and what it means for the marketability of the league. 13:04 - Cerrone Battle gives his Cold Cuts and Hot Takes, NBA-preview style. 23:24 - Shanda sounds off on Michael Stahan's wife seeking child-support money, Myles Garrett being punched in the face by a fan and the pettiness of Detroit Lions fans after their controversial loss to Green...

Duration:00:42:37

8: The Patriots advance to 6-0 and a surprising discovery about the NBA

10/11/2019
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2:50 - The crew react to the Patriots win over the New York Giants, Antonio Brown expressing desire to return to the Patriots and they discuss Rob Gronkowski's much talked about on-air debut as an NFL analyst 10:48 - Cold Cuts and Hot Takes: Cerrone goes off about the strength of the Patriots schedule and how fans waited until they were 6-0 to start pointing out how easy the schedule has beencccc 19:48 - Leroy and Cerrone reveal the surprising truth they discovered about the NBA and the...

Duration:00:47:08

7: The NFL's popularity and athletes dealing with their mental health

10/4/2019
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1:20 - We're four weeks into the NFL season, but how exciting has it really been? The guys discuss if the NFL product is losing its entertaining factor and whether or not the NBA can take over as the number one professional sports league 7:15 - Cold Cuts and Hot Takes: Cerrone goes off about everyone being so on board with the Red Sox possibly trading Mookie Betts. Is he the second best athlete in Boston after Tom Brady? 15:20 - Shanda Sounds Off: Shonda covers several topics including...

Duration:00:36:04

6: Kyrie Irving finally speaks

9/27/2019
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The "That 617 Life" crew of Cerrone Battle and Leroy Irvin discuss Kyrie Irving's comments at Nets Media Day, ESPN's Top 100 NBA Players list and the expectations for this years Celtics team 2:25 - Kyrie Irving spoke for the first time as a member of the Brooklyn Nets and he had a lot to say about the Celtics. How do you feel about what he had to say? 11:33 - Cold Cuts & Hot Takes - Cerrone has added an NBA player to his all-time overrated list after this player ranked #49 on ESPN's Top...

Duration:00:36:42

5: Antonio Brown is gone; why was he here in the first place?

9/20/2019
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The "That 617 Life" crew of Shanda Foster, Cerrone Battle and Leroy Irvin discuss Friday afternoon's breaking news that the Patriots released wide receiver Antonio Brown, after 11 days of off the field noise. Also in this week's episode - Cerrone on why local high school athletes never choose a local college like B.C., and the NBA announcing tighter rules on tampering. Plus, as always, Shanda Sounds Off and Playa's Call.

Duration:00:41:13

4: Advice for Antonio Brown and future athletes coming to Boston

9/13/2019
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1:53 - With the image of the Patriots organization continuing to take hits, what will it take for fans to turn on the team? Do we prioritize winning over integrity and morality when it comes to the teams we follow? 11:07 - Cold Cuts and Hot Takes - Cerrone riffs on the new California bill that allows student athletes to be paid for their likeness. Is this a key step forward to college athletes being paid to play? 18:07 - Shanda Sounds Off - Shanda talks about a handful of headlines that...

Duration:00:40:56

3: 'Fan Feud' showdown; Are HBCUs the right choice for student athletes?

9/6/2019
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2:00 - With the Steelers coming to town on opening night for the Patriots, Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone talk about what makes this matchup so competitive and fun to watch. 9:46 - Cerrone's Cold Cuts and Hot Takes - Cerrone gives his take on Jemele Hill's comments made in her column on student athletes returning to historically black colleges and universities. 17:54 - Shanda Sounds Off - Shanda rolls though a variety of recent topics that have piqued her interest, including Simone Biles making...

Duration:00:34:03

2: Gronk on CBD, Kanter choosing Kemba over Kyrie, and Carli Lloyd...NFL kicker?

8/30/2019
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In this week's episode of "That 617 Life" with Leroy Irvin, Shanda Foster and Cerrone Battle, lots of talk on Gronk partnering with CBD's, Bronny James, Kanter high on Kemba, and Carli Lloyd seriously trying out for the NFL. Off the top, Leroy has had quite a week, including getting a tooth pulled and thinking he was Kerry Washington on Friday morning. (4:00) Rob Gronkowski announced he has partnered with a CBD medical company. Shanda has some very personal experiences with CBD and it's...

Duration:00:51:26

1: What to make of the Patriots so far, Patrick Chung, and the Jay-Z/NFL partnership

8/23/2019
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In the premiere episode of "That 617 Podcast" with Shanda Foster, Cerrone Battle, and Leroy Irvin, man do we have a lot to get through! Off the top, we discuss the Patriots third preseason game against Carolina, including how Tom Brady looked, Jakobi Meyers with an uneven game, plus what to expect from Josh Gordon this season. (15:31) Shanda sounds off on the tattooed Larry Bird mural, Carmelo Anthony and the Lakers, and James Harden's magical beard powers. (21:51) Patrick Chung got in...

Duration:00:53:30

Introducing "That 617 Life" from NBC Sports Boston

8/19/2019
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NBC Sports Boston is proud to bring you 'That 617 Life' podcast - a refreshing take on everything Boston sports and culture. Cerrone Battle, Shanda Foster and Leroy Irvin talk about Boston's local teams and what's going on in the community. Make sure to subscribe, tell a friend to subscribe, etc. Look for Episode 1 to drop this Friday, August 23rd!

Duration:00:03:08