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 sophomore studying journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication. Patrick is both the Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey editor for WTBU Sports, writing, broadcasting, and overseeing articles about each team. He aims to cover the NHL and the Boston Bruins for a living and to become a hockey insider. From Lynn, Massachusetts, Patrick is a graduate of Malden Catholic High School (’18) and is a huge Boston sports fan, avid golfer, and hockey fanatic. His favorite teams and athletes include, the Bruins, the New England Patriots, Tiger Woods, and Mark Scheifele. Co-host of the podcast, The Duck Boat Report, at WTBU Sports, writer for the Boston Hockey Blog, and writer for Black ‘N Gold Hockey. He writes columns on the PGA, Bruins, and NHL for WTBU Sports. Patrick is also a Francis Ouimet Scholar. Find his author page at WTBU Sports, follow him on Twitter @PatDonn12, and check out his portfolio (patrickdonnellyportfolio.wordpress.com).

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