Podcasts: Beantown Banter Ep. 17: Previewing the AFC Championship

In this episode, we break down the Patriots domination of the Chargers and preview the AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs. After, we discuss the Bruins’ hot stretch and debate whether or not Tuukka Rask has taken his net back. Next, we look at the Celtics’ continued inconsistency and locker room issues. Also, we get into the Red Sox avoiding arbitration with multiple players, including Mookie Betts, and their continued search for a closer. We close out the show going around the NFL Playoff picture, breaking down the Kyler Murray situation, discussing Manny Machado, and getting into a heated debate about golf’s latest phenom, Ho-Sung Choi.

0:00 Patriots dominate the Chargers, on to Arrowhead

16:30 The Bruins are on fire, Tuukka Rask looks like he has his net back

28:47 The Celtics are still inconsistent, Kyrie’s comments

34:20 Red Sox avoid arbitration with Mookie Betts, still need a closer

37:01 Around the NFL, the Legend of Nick Foles has come to an end

40:11 Kyler Murray chooses football over baseball… thoughts?

42:28 Is Ho-Sung Choi golf’s next big thing?

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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