Toucher & Rich

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Full show podcasts in one-hour segments, of Toucher & Rich, updated weekdays. Listen to T&R live every weekday from 6am-10am ET on Boston's Home for Sports, 98.5 The Sports Hub.

More Bruins Exit Interview // Jeffrey Toobin is BACK on CNN  - 6/11 (Hour 4)
Last Friday at 2:30 PM

(00:00) More comments rolling in from the Bruins’ end-of-season press conference, including Taylor Hall, Bergeron and Craig Smith and more.  (28:35) THE STACK: Jeffrey Toobin is BACK on CNN after being suspended for masterbating during a Zoom call. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


No Love for Hairy Men // Bruins Exit Interviews // Tuukka’s Offseason Surgery - 6/11 (Hour 3)
Last Friday at 2:10 PM

(00:00) Fred asks the question that matters most: Why do women not prefer hairy men? (14:56) Bruins press conference is currently taking place and quotes are starting to dribble out to social media. Someone who worked for “Sports Talk Matt” calls in and shares his experience of working with him. (35:34) Tuukka Rask was dealing with a torn labrum in his hip and will have offseason surgery in the next month or so. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Albert Breer from theMMQB.com // Russell Wilson Denies Drama // Beastie Boys - 6/11 (Hour 2)
Last Friday at 12:45 PM

(00:00) Is Cam Newton and the current roster good enough to reach the Playoffs? Who should start Week 1: Cam or “Mac & Cheese” Jones? (yuck) (13:08) Albert Breer covers the NFL for theMMQB.com and joins Toucher & Rich for his weekly segment with the guys. The legacy of the Beastie Boys. (28:34) Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson denies requesting a trade. How does this compare to Aaron Rodgers? Is Tampa Bay/New England the biggest regular season game in NFL history? Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Wallach’s Big Night at Fenway // Belichick Press Conference - 6/11 (Hour 1)
Last Friday at 12:15 PM

(00:00) Big Time Wallach went to last night’s Red Sox game and said there was A LOT of tickets available. According to Fred & Rich’s kids, every popular meme, tagline was invented on TikTok.  (13:15) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: The Boston Red Sox avoided a three-game sweep thanks to a pair of dropped balls to beat the Houston Astros 12-8. Did Bird tackle a guy at Fenway last night? Bill Belichick ACTUALLY answered questions OTAs Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Andrew Raycroft // Rocky 4: Director’s Cut // The Stack - 6/10 (Hour 4)
Last Thursday at 2:20 PM

(00:00) Former Bruins Goalie and co-host of "Morning Bru” Andrew Raycroft joins Toucher & Rich and shares his thoughts on the Bruins and their performance in Game 6, the off-season, Tuukka Rask and much more. (14:39) $50,000 Bat Mitzvahs, Justin Bieber, Post Malone looks like Jonah Hill with tattoos, Rocky 4: Director’s Cut and more (30:43) THE STACK Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Fart Court feat. Dr.Phil & Bill Simmons // See Ya Later, Tuukka. - 6/10 (Hour 3)
Last Thursday at 1:40 PM

(00:00) Fart Court featuring Bill Simmons and Dr. Phil  (24:41) It’s time for the Bruins to part ways with Tuukka Rask and make some significant roster moves. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


The Bankroll Boy$ // Kemba Walker // Bruins Cap Space - 6/10 (Hour 2)
Last Thursday at 12:40 PM

(00:00) Joe Murray and Dan Lifshatz are the Bankroll Boy$ and they join Toucher & Rich for their weekly segment. They share their thoughts on the Bruins losing in Game 6 and being eliminated from the NHL Playoffs. What will be Tuukka Rask’s legacy in Boston? (14:56) According to source: Ainge was ready to move on from Kemba Walker last season not even one year into his contract with the Celtics. Does this make Boston less of a destination for free-agent superstars?  (29:12) The Boston Bruins we’ll be in a VERY good cap situation for the upcoming off-season. What moves should the Bruins make...


Bruins Eliminated from 2021 Playoffs // Tuukka Rask’s Injury // Now What? - 6/10 (Hour 1)
Last Thursday at 12:15 PM

(00:00) Midget with a dog. The Boston Bruins are OUT of the NHL Playoffs after being eliminated by the New York Islanders, 6-2. The guys share their takeaways from last night’s game. (14:56) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: Bruins’ postseason run has come to an end Wednesday night, as the Islanders dominated Boston for a 6-2 final at Nassau Coliseum. Tuukka Rask addresses his injury which could require surgery. The Bruins can transform the roster in a big way during the off-season.  Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/liste...


Billy Jaffe from NESN // Go to Game 7 with Xanidude? // The Stack - 6/9 (Hour 4)
Last Wednesday at 2:30 PM

(00:00) Billy Jaffe is the Bruins Analyst at NESN and joins Toucher & Rich to talk Game 6. How much would it cost for Fred to be convinced to attend Game 7 with Xanidude? (22:23) Fred would be open to going to Game 7 if he wasn’t attending 7 of his kid’s games in the next few days. Tag + Parkour = World Championship Tag. (31:02) THE STACK See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


2 Fast 2 Kraft // Best/Worst NFL Offseasons of 2021 // Basketball Hall of Fame - 6/9 (Hour 3)
Last Wednesday at 1:40 PM

(00:00) Over the weekend, Robert Kraft turned 80 years old and received a Bentley as a birthday gift from Jay-Z, Meek Mill and his son. (11:16) ESPN Ranks the best and worst NFL offseasons of 2021. Where did the Patriots land on the list? (26:35) The Basketball Hall of Fame is ridiculous. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Ty Anderson // C’s Head Coach Search // Chris Simms Top 40 QBs - 6/9 (Hour 2)
Last Wednesday at 12:45 PM

(00:00) Mike Van Tony is rumored to be the frontrunner to become the Celtics head coach. Fred thinks the Celtics should target Penny Hardaway. (09:56) Ty Anderson covers the Boston Bruins for 985thesportshub.com and joins Toucher & Rich to talk about tonight's Game 6 between the Bruins and Islanders. (22:35) The Bruins could be saying goodbye to a lot of players this off-season. (31:40) Chris Simms has started releasing his top 40 quarterbacks for the upcoming NFL season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Bruce Cassidy Fined $25,000 // “Friends Night” at Fenway Park // Bruins-Islanders Game 6 Tonight - 6-9 (Hour 1)
Last Wednesday at 12:30 PM

(00:00) Twitch is hot on the trigger when it comes to banning people from the platform. The things we did to get porn channels from our cable box. Fred doesn’t believe his son has seen porn yet. (11:44) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy was fined $25,000 yesterday for criticizing the officiating after Boston’s Game 5 loss to the New York Islanders on Monday night for theorizing the Islanders have fooled the referees into believing they play clean. Who will start Game 6 on net tonight? Fred predicts a Bruins loss tonight. It’s “Friends Night” at Fenway Park tonight. Celtics rumors are...


Will Brinson from CBSSports.com // Fred vs. Rich Over Tuukka Rask // The Stack - 6/8 (Hour 4)
Last Tuesday at 2:30 PM

(00:00) Will Brinson is a writer for CBSSports.com covering the NFL. He talks about buying  homes, air conditioners, and much more. (14:41) We circle back to the Bruins - Fred and Rich have a heated debate over Tuukka Rask’s legacy. (35:34) THE STACK See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Kraft is Fast & Furious // Damian Lillard to the Celtics? // Drunken Bruins Recap - 6/8 (Hour 3)
Last Tuesday at 1:40 PM

(00:00) Drunken Bruins Recaps: Nick was outside TD Garden last night talking to disappointed fans after the Bruins lost to the Islanders, 5-4. (12:12) Judd Sirott is the play-by-play radio voice of the Sports Hub Bruins Radio Network. He joins the show to discuss the team's chances of advancing to the next round, Swayman possibly starting Game 6, Tuukka’s future and more. (27:29) Over the weekend, Robert Kraft turned 80 years old and received a Bentley as a birthday gift from some of his most notable friends. (37:14) Chris Mannix believes that the Boston Celtics are in a good position to acquire Damian Lillard. See om...


Tuukka's Short Leash // Sway is the Way? // B’s Beat Writers Defending the Tuukka Wall - 6/8 (Hour 2)
Last Tuesday at 12:45 PM

(00:00) Rich thinks Tuukka’s short leash has been pulled after last night and believes it’s time for Swayman to slide in for Game 6. (11:47) Listeners weigh in. Is coaching at all to blame for dropping Game 5? Fred is really sick of Bruins beat writers rushing to defend Tuukka Rask and the team. (20:51) Is history repeating itself with Rask? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Bruins Face Elimination // Bruce Cassidy Tears into officials // Tuukka or Swayman for Game 6? - 6/8 (Hour 1)
Last Tuesday at 11:45 AM

(00:00) Rich attended Game 5 and shares a way to get cheap tickets through Ticketmaster. Also, Xanidude checks in to let the guys know (13:06) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: The Boston Bruins now have a chance to force a Game 7 after dropping Game 5 to the New York Islanders on Monday. The B's defense and goalie played poorly last night, and the poor officiating contributed to that - Bruce Cassidy isn’t happy. Will Tuukka start Game 6? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul // The Stack - 6/7 (Hour 4)
06/07/2021

(00:00) Fred and listeners weigh in on “TC” calling out Fred & Rich. (13:22) To a surprise to everyone on the show, the “highly anticipated” fight between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul took place last night. (28:54) THE STACK. Check out Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch the show live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Armpits of America // Red Sox Sweep Yankees // “Do You Even Watch Sports?” - 6/7 (Hour 3)
06/07/2021

(00:00) Armpits of America: A man with a kick-ass name steals kick-ass stuff. A man gets upset over a neighbor messing with his lawn sign. (17:37) Quick Red Sox update: Yankees fans want Cashman’s head after the Red Sox swept the Yanks. What would the Sox look like right now if they didn’t trade Mookie Betts?? (31:49) The Bruins really need to win Game 5 tonight. A caller isn’t happy about Fred’s criticism of the amount of fans attending Montreal games. Check out Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch the show live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omny...


Conor Ryan from Boston Sports Journal // “Cup Thumper” - 6/7 (Hour 2)
06/07/2021

(00:00) Fred shares a situation involving a “cup-check” lovin’ umpire from this past weekend. Listeners call in with their times they were cup-checked when they were kids. (16:59) Conor Ryan covers the Boston Bruins for Boston Sports Journal and joins Toucher & Rich to talk about tonight's Game 5 between the Bruins and Islanders. (32:32) Unstable trolls on Twitter are at it again. Check out Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch the show live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Bruce Cassidy Injury Updates // Grumpy Jerry Lewis // Banned Celebrities and Bands from SNL - 6/7 (Hour 1)
06/07/2021

(00:00) Jerry Lewis was a huge prick to anyone. Celebrities and bands banned from Saturday Night Live (19:35) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: After a disappointing performance in Game 4, Bruce Cassidy gives an update on injuries. The guys give their thoughts on Game 4 and tonight's must-win Game 5 at TD Garden. Satellite radio was (mostly) free for the past few weeks, but didn’t convince anyone on the show to subscribe. Also, SECRET messages and pictures on cigarette packaging. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch the show live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Ty Anderson Discusses Bruins/Islanders // The Stack - 6/4/21 (Hour 4)
06/04/2021

(0:00) Ty Anderson of 98.5 The Sports Hub dot Com joins the show to discuss the Bruins series with the New York Islanders.   (28:15) The Stack: Coach K retiring from Duke and if Brad Stevens could possibly end up there. And the New York Knicks raising season ticket prices. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Tuukka Rask and Game 3 vs the Islanders // 15 Year Show Anniversary - 6/4/21 (Hour 3)
06/04/2021

(0:00) More thoughts on Game 3 of Bruins/Islanders and thoughts on the performance of Tuukka Rask.  (18:21) A look back at some of the best show moments as Toucher and Rich reach their 15 year anniversary. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Bert Breer of the MMQB joins the show // The Return of the USFL - 6/4/21 (Hour 2)
06/04/2021

(0:00) We replay our interview with Danny Ange from yesterday’s show.  (15:15) Bert Breer of the MMQB joins the show and discusses the rumor of Matt Patricia being groomed to be the successor of Bill Belichick.  (31:54) Bert’s thoughts on the USFL and other football leagues that have attempted to go up against the NFL. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


The Bruins Top The Islanders in Game 3 // The Defending Champion Lakers Eliminated by Suns - 6/4/21 (Hour 1)
06/04/2021

(0:00) The show opens up with the guys giving their initial thoughts on the Bruins 2-1 OT win in Game 3 against the New York Islanders.  (11:57) What Happened Last Night: The guys run through the highlights and postgame comments from the Bruins win over the Islanders. (30:37) What Happened Last Night: The NBA defending champion L.A. Lakers were eliminated last night.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Danny Ainge Joins Toucher & Rich // Bruins Forward Jake DeBrusk - 6/3 (Hour 4)
06/03/2021

(00:00) Danny Ainge is now the former President of Basketball Operations for the Boston Celtics and joins Toucher & Rich to share his thoughts on the last 24 hours.  (23:45) Bruins Forward Jake DeBrusk joins Toucher & Rich for his weekly segment to talk NHL Playoffs, Game 1 & 2 against the New York Islanders and much more! (35:55) THE STACK See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Leaky Bloody Ceiling // Fred’s Hatred for Waze - 6/3 (Hour 3)
06/03/2021

(00:00) Does Mike Behind the Mic Callahan hate Fred? A woman’s bedroom ceiling started dripping blood. (14:15) We circle back to the Boston Celtics as Danny Ainge announced his retirement while Brad Stevens is promoted to President of Basketball Operations. (32:16) Fred’s undying hatred for Waze. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Bankroll Boy$ // Nervous Dan Lifshatz // Marblehead 911 - 6/3 (Hour 2)
06/03/2021

(00:00) Marblehead 911 replay (16:02) Joe Murray and Dan Lifshatz are the Bankroll Boy$ and join Toucher & Rich Rich for their weekly segment. Lifshatz is riding LOTS of money on the Lakers reaching and winning the NBA Finals. One problem: The Lakers are facing elimination by the hands of the Phoenix Suns. (28:58) Joe and Dan speculate who will be the next coach for the Boston Celtics. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Danny Ainge OUT, Brad Stevens IN // Who Will Coach the Celtics? - 6/3 (Hour 1)
06/03/2021

(00:00) Dan Lifshatz is riding LOTS of money on the Lakers winning the NBA Finals. One problem: The Lakers are facing elimination. (13:28) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: Danny Ainge is retiring and Brad Stevens is being promoted to President of Basketball Operations for the Boston Celtics. Stevens has been with the organization since 2013 and is expected to hire the next head coach. Who will it be? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Danny Ainge Considers Future with Celtics // Billy Jaffe from NESN - 6/2 (Hour 4)
06/02/2021

(00:00) Billy Jaffe is part of the Bruins broadcast team at NESN and joins Toucher & Rich to share his thoughts on the Bruins-Islanders series so far. Should Bruins fans be nervous? (17:30) BREAKING NEWS: Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge is seriously considering his future with the franchise and could make a decision to step down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Marblehead 911 // Chris Mannix from Sports Illustrated - 6/2 (Hour 3)
06/02/2021

(00:00) (30:09) A very rare and special edition of Marblehead 911! (11:13) Chris Mannix is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated and joins Toucher & Rich to share his thoughts on the Celtics’ early exit from the NBA playoffs and what’s next for the team during the offseason. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Fred is OUT on NBA // Vince Neil’s Rough Performance - 6/2 (Hour 2)
06/02/2021

(00:00) The Wilbur is going to announce that John Mulaney will be doing a comeback 10 show residency Aug 14 – 21. Vince Neil Played His First Concert Since the Pandemic – It Did Not Go Well. (14:45) We circle back to the Celtics as they exit the NBA Playoffs after losing to the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5. Fred doesn’t think the NBA is a good product and isn’t interested in watching games anymore. Green Teamers weigh in. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Celtics Eliminated from NBA Playoffs - 6/2 (Hour 1)
06/02/2021

(00:00) A listener from Utah calls in. Fred shares the time he made fun of Kelly Osbourne and the Used lead singer getting married which led to the band’s drummer’s mom called to complain. He also thinks the NBA is a terrible product. Are we about to witness Dan Lifshatz having a mental breakdown if the Lakers lose? (18:37) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: And just like that, the Boston Celtics are out of the NBA Playoffs. Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets defeated Boston in Game 5, 123-109. Post-game comments from Marcus Smart and Brad Stevens. What’s next for the Boston...


Will Brinson from CBSSports.com // The Stack - 6/1 (Hour 4)
06/01/2021

(00:00) Will Brinson covers all things NFL for CBSSports.com. He joins Toucher & Rich for his weekly segment. (14:59) The kid who threw the bottle at Kyrie Irving has had his hearing pushed back. Callers share their experience of being processed. (32:49) THE STACK See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Drunken Bruins Recap (GAME 1) // Jayson Tatum Speaks - 6/1 (Hour 3)
06/01/2021

(00:00) Nick was outside TD Garden for Game 1 between the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders, the first full-capacity sporting event at the Garden since March 2020. (12:38) Fred, Rich and Wallach circle back to everything that happened in after Game 3 between the Celtics-Nets, the bottle throwing fan being banned for life, Kyrie Irving calling Boston a racist city and Jayson Tatum comments about the entire situation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Bottle-Throwing Fan Banned // Fred Hits Boiling Point with Irving // Fluto Shinzawa from theAthletic.com - 6/1 (Hour 2)
06/01/2021

(00:00) (35:00) The guys share their thoughts on what took place on Sunday night after Game 3 with Kyrie Irving, the bottle-throwing fan and everything in between. (23:10) Fluto Shinzawa covers the Boston Bruins for theAthletic.com and joins Toucher & Rich to talk about Boston's Game 2 overtime loss against the New York Islanders. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Bruins Win Big in Game 1, But Lose Game 2 // Astros Clobber Red Sox // Wallach & Hook’s Hot Kowloon Date - 6/1 (Hour 1)
06/01/2021

(00:00) Wallach and Diet Coke enficianato Marshall Hook treated themselves to the Kowloon together. Did Joe Murray solicit BBQ during his weekend show? (13:46) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: After a memorable and dominating Game 1, The Bruins drop Game 2 in overtime against the Islanders, 4-3. After the Maple Leafs led 3-1 in the series, The Montreal Canadiens won Game 7 to advance to the 2nd Round. Red Sox get manhandled by the Houston Astros, 11-2. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Ty Anderson from 985thesportshub.com // Marcus Smart // The Stack - 5/28 (Hour 4)
05/28/2021

(00:00) Ty Anderson covers the Boston Bruins for 985thesportshub.com and joins Toucher & Rich to preview Game 1 between the Bruins and Islanders. Fred thinks The Weeknd is elevator music. Does Rich say things “rule” too much? Fred pushes him on it. (24:49) Marcus Smart gets candid and shares his thoughts about Kyrie Irving's comments about Boston. (32:19) THE STACK See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Who’s Your Caddy? Classic // Townie Price is Right // No Sports Betting for Massachusetts… Again. - 5/28 (Hour 3)
05/28/2021

(00:00) The Sports Hub “Who’s Your Caddy” Classic is coming! Fred, Rich and Wallach share some of the notorious moments from the tourney. To no surprise to anyone, Massachusetts has nixed sports betting from their agenda. (16:02) Townie Price is Right: Nugget Magazine, leftovers & a Tebow Jersey (32:29) A lot of people are pulling crap now that fans are allowed back at games. Fred thinks things will get back to normal once drinking is allowed on planes again. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Albert Breer from theMMQB.com // Julio Jones // OTA Attendance - 5/28 (Hour 2)
05/28/2021

(00:00) Albert Breer covers all things NFL for theMMQB.com and joins Toucher & Rich for his weekly segment. What’s been the OTA turnout across the league? (10:49) Bob Socci reacts to Mac Jones at OTAs. What does this mean for Stidham and Hoyer? What’s the odds of Julio being traded to the Patriots? (22:54) How does Robert Kraft feel about the current state of the team? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Scooter Dude Putt-Putts Down 93 // Celtics-Nets Game 3 Tonight // Mac Jones Shines at OTAs - 5/28 (Hour 1)
05/28/2021

(00:00) Guy on a scooter putt-putts the wrong way on I-93 and eventually gets tackled by police. (11:17) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: NBA Playoffs: Game 3 between the Celtics and Nets is tonight in Boston. NHL ratings are up and they’re only gonna get higher. According to beat writers, Mac Jones has already passed Stidham on the depth chart. Strong turnout of Patriots players for OTAs, but not everyone. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.