Podcasts: Beantown Banter Ep. 3 – “Can the Red Sox closeout the ALDS?”

In this episode, Patrick (@PatDonn12) and Brady (@BradyDGardner) are back to discuss an eventful week in Boston sports. First, the guys get into the ALDS between the Red Sox and Yankees and unpack all the action; this is followed by a recap the Patriots’ big Thursday night win over the Colts and a preview of this week’s tilt against the Chiefs. Patrick takes his defense of Tuukka Rask into the discussion about the start of the Bruins’ season to go with some criticism of the Maple Leafs’ financial situation.

The guys wrap up Boston sports by ending with the latest Celtics headlines before they get set to start the season next Tuesday. To close the show, Brady and Patrick touch on Drew Brees breaking the all-time passing yards record, some more Leafs’ financial talk, and an interesting, yet far-fetched question. As always be sure to check out WTBU Sports (@WTBUSports on Twitter, http://www.sportswtbu.com) and the simulcast on Brady G TV on YouTube.

0:00 Red Sox vs. Yankees ALDS, recapping Games 1-3, previewing Game 4


13:20 Recapping Patriots vs. Colts on TNF, Brady’s 500th touchdown pass, previewing Week 6 vs. Kansas City


21:45 Unpacking a forgetful Bruins’ season-opener and looking at everything else from the first three games


32:00 Looking ahead to the Celtics’ season opener, Marcus Smart vs. JR Smith, Kyrie is here to stay


43:48 Final thoughts, national news: Drew Brees, Toronto Maple Leafs

Author: Patrick Donnelly

Patrick is a freshman studying journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication. A graduate of Malden Catholic High School (’18). Patrick is a huge Boston sports fan and avid golfer, his favorite teams and athletes include, the Boston Bruins, the New England Patriots, Rory McIlroy, and Tiger Woods. Co-host of the podcast, Beantown Banter, at WTBU Sports. Covers the PGA, NHL, and Boston Bruins in columns and is a Women's Hockey beat writer for WTBU Sports. Formerly co-hosted podcasts and wrote for the blogs, 617 Sportsnet, Beantown Sportshub, and Game Time Sports Network. He aims to one day be a sports-talk radio host in Boston. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @PatDonn12.

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