Ordway, Merloni & Fauria airs weekdays 2-6 p.m. on WEEI. and features longtime Boston radio personality Glenn Ordway, former Red Sox infielder Lou Merloni and former Patriots tight end Christian Fauria.
Hour 4. Jaylen Brown is now supermax eligible. What will the Celtics do to the team if they come up short once again this season? Do the Celtics not want to spend into the luxury tax? Is Brady returning a bad look for Belichick? Callers share their thoughts. Endgame!
Hour 3. What type of adjustments will the Celtics make ahead of tonight's game against Philadelphia? Expectations for Game 6. What should be the confidence in the Celtics? Meg-splaining; Mego hates Pelotons and Peloton people!
Tom E. Curran joins the show to talk about the upcoming schedule release, Tom Brady's return to Gillette and more!
Tom Brady will return to Gillette for the 2023 home opener which has the crew wondering if he is retired for good this time.
Hour 2. Tom Brady is set to return to be honored at Gillette Stadium for the Patriots home opener. Does this mean Brady is officially retired? Tom E. Curran joins the show. Listeners call in. Triple Play; Report Card Thursday!
With Jaylen Brown being awarded second team All-NBA, will the Celtics be willing to give him a massive long term contract?
With Nick Pivetta not a fan of being put into the bullpen the crew questions who should be in the official 5 man rotation for the Red Sox.
Hour 1. Jaylen Brown made an All NBA team, which means he's eligible for a supermax contract. If Jaylen Brown ends up staying, will another Celtic be on their way out? The Red Sox split their two game series with the Atlanta Braves.
From 'Breaking Boston' (subscribe here): ... The C's pull him back in. Tatum and Brown earned themselves First Team All-NBA, slating them in the top 10 players in the league. However, currently, these two world beaters have found their 'World Turned Upside Down' by the 76ers. Fitzy is staying optimistic, while Hart has some thoughts to mull over before deciding where he lands on Game 6 in Philly. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Hour 4. Reacting to the Celtics ugly game five loss. Is this series over for the Celtics? Do the Celtics struggle with a target on their back? Callers weigh in. Brian Scalabrine joins the show! Endgame!
Brian Scalabrine joins the show for a not so happy Scalentines day and discusses the state of the Boston Celtics after the fall behind in the series to the 76ers.
Jones, Mego, and Arcand look at the top players on each team and Jones believes that he has undersold the talent on Philadelphia.
Hour 3. It looks like Joel Embiid might finally be healthy. Ranking the players in the series. Brian Scalabrine joins the show! Looking at Joe Mazzulla's coaching issues this series. Meg;splaining- Don't be so quick to honk!
Jones, Mego, and Arcand look at the future of Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum and if their days of playing together may be limited.
Hour 2. What's wrong with the Celtics? What NBA player could the Celtics trade Jaylen Brown for? Listeners call in. Is Jaylen Brown not a good fit with Jayson Tatum? Triple Play; Wager Wednesday!
The Celtics have had trouble winning games at TD Garden in the playoffs and the crew wants to know why.
Hour 1. What are the Celtics chances going forward in this series? Callers weigh in. Joe Mazzulla isn't upset about last night's loss. Looking at the Celtics struggles at TD Garden- what's behind them?
From '6 Rings & Football Things' (subscribe here): Mike Dussault of Patriots.com & Patriots Unfiltered joins Fitzy and Hart to discuss what we can expect from the 2023 Patriots draft class. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
SEGMENT- Boston Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla has been one of the most scrutinized people in Boston over the last couple of weeks, with a lot of fans seemingly losing their confidence in the first year head coach. How much faith do you have in Joe Mazzulla?
SEGMENT- The Bruins breakups rolled on today following their humiliating First Round exit in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Today, it was team management that spoke. The gang gives their biggest takeaways and discuss what's next for The B's after hearing from team management
SEGMENT- On the heels of the red hot bat of Masataka Yoshida, the Red Sox are 8-2 in their last 10 games and currently sit at 21-15 on the season. Is Yoshida for real, and is it time to adjust our expectations on the Red Sox?
SEGMENT- Now that the dust has settled around Free Agency and the draft, have the Patriots done enough to improve? The gang discusses...
HOUR 4: Monty, Sweeney, and friends face the media after a disappointing end to the 2023 season. More thoughts on Sixers-Celtics. Plus, Mego loses her mind during End Game.
Hour 3- For those that may have made plans with Mom for Sunday, the Celtics could make things difficult, UNLESS they can get the job done. For them to get the job done, they will need a statement game from Jayson Tatum. Is time running out for Joe Mazzulla to figure things out? How much of this should be on Brad Stevens for selecting Mazzulla as the head coach if the Celtics come up short? Why isn't Jayson Tatum having the success Devin Booker is? Who scares you in the western conference? Meg' Splaing- Live house plants
Hour 2- It's hard to imagine a team moving on from a head coach after just one season in which the team set NHL records for Points and Wins, but Jones believes that could be the sad reality for the Bruins. Could Jim Montgomery REALLY be on the hot seat? The Bruins breakups rolled on today following their humiliating First Round exit in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Today, it was team management that spoke. The gang gives their biggest takeaways after hearing from team management. Triple Play- Over/ Under Tuesday
Hour 1- The big wave of Free Agency and the draft have come and gone, which means the current Patriots roster will likely be the one they have heading into the 2023 season. How do you feel about the current state of the Patriots? Have they done enough to improve? Jones, Mego, and Arcand discuss. What do you make of Bill Belichick's offseason? CBS Sports ranked Mac where amongst current Quarterbacks!? Is it time to adjust our expectations on the Red Sox?
SEGMENT- Joe Mazzulla was scrutinized for his lack of timeouts all throughout the regular season. Now, it's carrying into the postseason. The crew questions... Will Joe Mazzulla ever understand the use of a timeout?
SEGMENT- From our Triple Play- Buy or Sell Monday. Do you buy the Celtics as favorites to win the title? Did Chaim Bloom actually have a good offseason? Should someone be further punished for the Jokic / Ishba incident? The gang discusses all of these burning questions as part of the triple play!
SEGMENT- Often times in the NBA, teams are only as good as their best player. Fortunately for the Celtics, they have TWO superstars, which has made things easier for them throughout this season. However, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown can't seem to get on the same page this postseason. There is no way around it, the Celtics need their two superstars to be better.
SEGMENT- First year head coach Joe Mazzulla has been catching a lot of heat throughout the entire season, and it has only intensified in the postseason… Is the blame on Mazzulla warranted? The crew discusses.
Hour 4- The Celtics had the chance to take a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Philadelphia 76ers but fell short in their Game 4 overtime loss. Is this series now destined to go 7 games? The crew discusses. Jayson Tatum has not looked like his regular season self for a majority of this postseason. When will Tatum deliver a signature game this postseason? Jaylen Brown has been near unstoppable in the first quarter this postseason, but for whatever reason he has shied away later in games… How can the Celtics get Brown more involved in the offense? End game!
Hour 3- For whatever reason, the Celtics suddenly become a dumb basketball team late in games, and that is why we have a series between them and the 76ers. Who is to blame for the Celtics' Game 4 loss? Will Joe Mazzulla ever understand the use of a timeout? Why does Marcus Smart take so many damn shots late in games? Who should be getting the shots at the end of the game? Meg' Splaing- Flip flops in the workplace.
Hour 2- As much as Jayson Tatum & Jaylen Brown have improved, one thing remains consistent, and the Celtics' desperately need them to turn it around. Why can't Tatum & Brown get on the same page? It feels like for a majority of this postseason it's been one or the other. Aside from one game against Atlanta, they Jays have failed to get things going at the same time. The Celtics could have some major questions looming if they come up short of their goal this postseason? Triple Play- Buy or Sell Monday!
Hour 1- Three of Boston's four losses this postseason have been decided by 4 points or fewer. The Celtics dropped another close one in their Game 4 OT loss on Sunday afternoon, and now, we've got a real series on our hands. What has been the Celtics' biggest problem late in games? The crew discusses. Why are the Celtics such a dumb team down the stretch? Who is to blame for the Celtics' Game 4 loss? The Celtics always seem to want a 2-for-1 opportunity, why was OT different? Is the blame on Mazzulla warranted? Is Joe Mazzulla being out coached by Doc Rivers? What did you make about Doc calling out officiating postgame?
Hour 4. Is Joe Mazzulla joking around or was he really that upset? Listeners call in. Mego is at war with the Red Sox booth! The Red Sox sweep the Blue Jays Looking at the Red Sox red hot lineup. Endgame!
Hour 2. Another Joe Mazzulla meltdown. Is Mac Jones blaming a lack of talent around him? Listeners call in. Taking an inside look at crazy Joe Mazzulla. Can this type of coaching style work? Triple Play; Fill in the Blank Friday!
Jones, Mego, and Arcand look at Jayson Tatum's recent struggles and where he ranks among the remaining playoff stars.
Hour 3. Expectations for Jayson Tatum heading into game 3 tonight. The Florida Panthers are up 2 games to none in their series against the Maple Leafs. The crew feels like Jim Montgomery isn't getting enough blame. Should this make Bruins fans feel better? Meg-Splaining; Dogs at restaurants.
While Joe Mazzulla may be head coach of the Celtics, the crew learns that he might specialize in another area as well.
Jones, Mego, and Arcand rank their 5 best offensive weapons in the AFC East and discuss if the Patriots need more help for Mac Jones.
After a four game sweep over the Toronto Blue Jays, the crew takes a look at the Red Sox and if their great play will continue throughout the season.
Hour 1. The Red Sox sweep the Blue Jays. How long can they keep this up? Taking a look at the weapons for Mac Jones. Are they good enough? Callers weigh in. It's Friday which means it's Bet Roulette!
Hour 3. What team will give the Celtics the most trouble in this postseason? Did last night's win show you anything about Joe Mazzulla? Looking at Jayson Tatum's performance last night Meg-splaining - Issues with college graduations. Is Alex Cora elevating a lesser roster?
After a third straight win over the Blue Jays last night the crew looks at the hot streak the Red Sox have been on and if Alex Cora deserves more credit.
The Red Sox can't stop winning! How much credit should Alex Cora be getting? How much does Bill Belichick like Christian Gonzalez? Taking a look at Juju Smith- Schuster's comments. Triple Play; Report Card Thursday!
After the 76ers loss in Joel Embiid's return, the crew looks at Philadelphia and if they might be better without the league MVP in their line-up.
After a strong game 2 performance from Jaylen Brown and a quiet game from Jayson Tatum, is Brown starting to build a case to be the number one guy on an NBA team?
Hour 1. Celtics win game 2 and even the series with Philadelphia. Taking a look at Jaylen Brown's performance last night. Is he beginning to establish himself? The 76ers lose in Joel Embiid's return. Are the 76ers better without him?
From 'The Skate Podcast' (subscribe here): What the Bruins said on breakup day after the dust has settled on their Round 1 loss to the Panthers. The chances of bringing back Bruins' trade-deadline acquisitions Bertuzzi, Orlov and Hathaway. The timeline on Bergeron and Krejci making their decisions to retire. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Hour 4. Do the Celtics have an identity problem? Callers weigh in. Do the Celtics have an identity problem? Red Sox hot streak continues. Looking at Verdugo and Cora's comments on Blue Jays pitcher Alek Monoah. Endgame!
Hour 3. Joel Embiid returns to the 76ers line-up tonight after missing Game 1. Jones believes that the Celtics are in deep trouble if they lose tonight's game. Brian Scalabrine joins the show and shares his thoughts heading into game 2. Meg-splaining; The issue with closing streets.