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Brady Farkas brings you the latest in local and regional sports news and gives opinions on the stories you care about in the Vermont, Northern New York and New Hampshire markets. The show runs daily from 5:30-7 PM on WDEV Radio (AM 550 and FM 96.1)

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    • May 26, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Full Show, 05-26-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 68:52

    Brady is back on a Thursday for a full show discussing the Celtics win over the Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, how Xander Bogaerts can get over his anger and potentially re-sign with the Red Sox and much more, including interesting comments from Mac Jones at Pats OTAs. Also, former Bruins defenseman and UVM star Kevan Miller stops by to talk about his career, retirement and his time at UVM. Also, Brady committed a major fashion mistake and feels really old as a result of it.

    Former Bruins Defenseman and UVM Standout Kevan Miller, 05-26-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 12:02

    Brady sits down with seven-year NHL veteran and former UVM standout Kevan Miller to see how his life in retirement is going and to get his thoughts on the current state of the Bruins. What does he think of the situation this offseason with Patrice Bergeron? And when did he know that Charlie McAvoy would be a star? They also discuss his time at UVM and what restaurant he'd most want to visit in Burlington when he comes back.

    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney, 05-26-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 13:24

    Brady sits down with ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney to discuss the Red Sox recent hot streak, how Xander Bogaerts gets over his anger and insult at the Red Sox contract offer, the Yankees newfound issues and much more including why Buster thinks baseball missed an opportunity in the Josh Donaldson/Tim Anderson saga.

    Full Show, 05-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 70:53

    Brady is back on a Wednesday talking about the reports of Bill Belichick calling offensive plays at Patriots OTAs and why the whole Pats offensive coaching situation worries him. We check in with Red Sox Insider Tom Caron at NESN to discuss the Sox turnaround, the big win in Chicago and why Chris Sale should return as a starter when he does return. Also, the Celtics and Heat ready for Game 5 and Brady thinks if even one of Marcus Smart or Rob Williams play the C's win.

    Red Sox Insider Tom Caron of NESN, 05-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 13:12

    Brady sits down for his weekly conversation with Red Sox Insider Tom Caron of NESN. They talk about Brady's trip to Fenway and the new NESN studios, Nick Pivetta's resurgence in May, the Sox pitching prospects that are on the way and if Trevor Story's recent hot streak change the conversation around Xander Bogaerts ahead of the offseason.

    ESPN Radio Host Freddie Coleman, 05-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 10:44

    Brady sits down for his weekly conversation with ESPN Radio Host Freddie Coleman, as they talk about the Patriots offensive coaching situation and if it's really as bad as people make it out to be. Is Freddie worried and why are so many? What does he think the keys are for the Celtics to beating the Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals?

    Full Show, 05-24-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 72:00

    Brady is back on a Tuesday for a full show, discussing the Celtics win over the Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Why are listeners here not falling in love with this team though? And we talk with "Mutt" from WEEI in Boston about the C's, Sox and more. And, Brady rode the train to work, why can't he get a commuter pass though?

    Mike Mutnansky of WEEI, 05-24-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 10:43

    Brady sits down with radio host Mike Mutnansky of WEEI and the Red Sox Radio Network to talk all things New England sports. Are the Red Sox back or just a product of playing a bad Mariners team? Does Trevor Story's hot run change how you feel about Xander Bogaerts and his contract situation moving forward? How do we feel about the Celtics and Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals? And how big a deal is the Patriots lack of offensive coordinator?

    Full Show, 05-23-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 72:40

    Brady is back on a Monday discussing going to Fenway Park on Sunday and seeing Franchy Cordero's walk-off grand slam against the Mariners. He's taking a surprisingly mature look at things, despite his agony. Also, he talks about his wild day at Fenway off the field, including tying on a Red Sox World Series ring and getting a gift from a WEEI personality. And, NBC Sports Boston Celtics Insider Abby Chin discusses the C's as they ready for the Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

    Abby Chin, Celtics Insider, NBC Sports Boston, 05-23-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 10:09

    Brady sits down with NBC Sports Boston Celtics Insider, Abby Chin, to discuss the C's and Heat heading into tonights Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. How can the C's match the physicality of Miami? What can we expect from Jayson Tatum? And what does the loss of Tyler Herro do for Miami tonight?

    Full Show, 05-20-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 30:37

    Brady is back on a Friday and he just lets loose of 20 years of frustration after the Red Sox come back to beat the Mariners last night. He also talks about Marcus Smart's impacts on the Celtics win and two important comments; one from Jayson Tatum and one from Trevor Story.

    Full Show, 05-19-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 33:27

    Brady is back on a Thursday talking about the Celtics keys tonight against the Heat in Game 2 of the ECF and he talks with ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney about the Red Sox thought processes this season regarding trying to make the playoffs. He also talks about all the praise Jimmy Butler is getting -- is it warranted?

    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney, 05-19-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 13:13

    Brady sits down with ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney to talk about the Red Sox recent resurgence, how the addition of the extra wild card team impacts their thinking and much more, including Buster's theory that Aaron Judge could be in the cards for the Sox this offseason....

    Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron of NESN, 05-18-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 12:37

    Brady sits down with Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron at NESN to discuss the hammering of Nathan Eovaldi by the Astros, comments by Scott Boras regarding Xander Bogaerts's future and much more, including how the Bruins handle a critical offseason.

    Full Show, 05-17-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 34:44

    Brady is back on a Tuesday for a short show leading into Red Sox baseball. He talks about a rather untrue comment made by Colin Cowherd regarding the Boston Celtics, looks at Patrice Bergeron saying he can't see himself with another team, and says he may have been wrong on the future of JD Martinez with the Red Sox.

    Former UVM Hoops Coach Tom Brennan, 05-17-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 11:35

    With no real UVM news to get to, Brady talks with former UVM hoops coach Tom Brennan about the NBA playoffs as the Celtics get ready for the Heat tonight in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

    Full Show, 05-16-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 32:18

    Brady is back on a Monday, discussing the Celtics win over the Bucks in Game 7 and why Ime Udoka deserves a lot of credit -- as well as other Celtics players. He also talks about the Bruins loss to Carolina and talks about the B's future with former NHL assistant and UVM men's hockey coach Todd Woodcroft.

    UVM Men's Hockey Coach Todd Woodcroft, 05-16-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 15:52

    Brady sits down for a full conversation with UVM men's hockey coach Todd Woodcroft, talking about the NHL playoffs. Was he surprised at how the Bruins lost to Carolina? Does he think that Patrice Bergeron could go to the Canadiens next year? And how about his brother, Jay, who is now the interim head coach of the Edmonton Oilers? And, what's the offseason like for the Catamounts program?

    Patriots Insider Zack Cox of NESN, 05-13-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 11:48

    Brady sits down with Patriots Insider Zack Cox of NESN to discuss the Pats schedule after it was released. Where are the hard stretches? Are there any easy stretches? And what is going to happen in the Pats offensive coordinator battle?

    Full Show, 05-12-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 73:15

    Brady is back on a Thursday discussing the Celtics collapse in Game 5 of the playoff series with the Bucks and the comments by both Marcus Smart and Jayson Tatum after the game. He also talks with ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney, who declares the Red Sox the most disappointing team in baseball thus far this season. And, the Patriots schedule comes out tonight? What do we know already? And do we care?

    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney, 05-12-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 12:01

    Brady talks with ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney for their weekly chat, talking about the Red Sox losing another game late, if Garrett Whitlock needs to stay in the bullpen, bad umpiring that led to the ejection of Alex Cora and much more, including if the Sox are the most disappointing team in baseball.

    UVM WLax Coach Sarah Dalton Graddock, 05-12-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 10:04

    Brady sits down with UVM women's lacrosse coach Sarah Dalton Graddock about her team heading to the NCAA Tournament matchup with the University of Denver. They talk about UVM winning its first America East tournament title, how the team plays, and why it means so much to her to represent the state of Vermont.

    Full Show, 05-11-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 40:46

    Brady is back on a Wednesday discussing what the Celtics need in order to win Game 5 against the Bucks and he talks with Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron of NESN about the Sox win over the Braves and the Bruins loss against the Hurricanes. Also, Brady is floored that Tom Brady accepted a job in broadcasting.

    Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron of NESN, 05-11-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 14:45

    Brady talks with Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron of NESN about Tom Brady going into broadcasting, how TC would coach him up and much more, including the Red Sox win over the Braves, Jaren Durran being sent down, and if the Bruins can force a Game 7 against the Hurricanes.

    ESPN Radio Host Freddie Coleman, 05-11-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 10:48

    Brady sits down for his weekly conversation with ESPN Radio host Freddie Coleman as the two talk about what the Celtics need to do to win tonight in Game 5 against the Bucks, and they talk about the Patriots schedule release and which games you'd be most excited to go to, both home and away.

    Full Show, 05-10-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 43:15

    Brady is back for a short-ish show before the Red Sox open their series with the Braves. He talks about the Al Horford Game from last night which gave the Celtics a 2-2 series tie with Milwaukee and he talks about a few more glimmers of hope for the Red Sox. Also, he's joined by Drew Kelleher, Manhattan College lacrosse coach and former UVM lax star before the NCAA Tournament game. Also, Brady is apparently wanted by everyone to help in their financial planning careers.

    Manhattan Lax Coach and Former UVM Star Drew Kelleher, 05-10-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 7:32

    Brady sits down with Manhattan College men's lacrosse coach Drew Kelleher ahead of the UVM-Manhattan NCAA Tournament game on Wednesday night. Kelleher played at UVM and he talks about the matchup, returning to Burlington and much more.

    Former UVM Hoops Coach Tom Brennan, 05-10-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 10:07

    Brady sits down with former UVM hoops coach Tom Brennan to talk about his desires for the program moving forward, why he wonders if players spend too much time on campus these days and much more, including the Celtics win over the Bucks in Game 4.

    Full Show, 05-09-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 73:46

    Brady is back on a Monday with a full show, venting about some portions of the Red Sox poor play and decision making. Why is Jarren Duran not still with the big club? And he gets ready for Celtics-Bucks Game 4. Are we worried about Jayson Tatum's wrist? We talk with Adam Kaufman of CelticsBeat about that and much more. Also, is Giannis's playstyle unlikeable? And, Neal Anderson of the Norwich University men's lacrosse team stops by to talk about his team clinching the GNAC championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.

    Neal Anderson, Norwich Men's Lax Coach, 05-09-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 7:05

    Brady sits down with Neal Anderson, Norwich University men's lacrosse coach, to talk about his team punching its ticket to the NCAA Tournament this weekend by beating Lasell in the GNAC Championship. How does the team feel about playing a play-in game on Wednesday and what will it mean to have that game played at home?

    Adam Kaufman of CelticsBeat, 05-09-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 13:56

    Brady sits down with Adam Kaufman of CelticsBeat and WBZ News Radio in Boston to discuss the Celtics loss in Game 3, the controversial call at the end of the game, Ime Udoka's reaction to it, and much more, including if Giannis is a fun guy to watch play. And how have the Bruins come back to even up the series with Carolina?

    Full Show, 05-06-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 33:14

    Brady is back on a Friday discussing why he thinks the Red Sox should give Jaren Duran an extended look in the majors, and he says he's very worried about the Sox for multiple reasons. Also, Mac Jones is in the top five of NFL jersey sales?! And Kyrie Irving continues to have no self-awareness.

    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney, 05-05-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 14:30

    Brady talks with ESPN MLB Insider on Thursday after the Red Sox loss to the Angels. They talk about Shohei Ohtani's dominance, the Sox concern level, the report that Trevor Story may not have been too happy about joining the Red Sox. And could the team trade Xander Bogaerts?

    Full Show, 05-05-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 74:46

    Brady is back on a Thursday discussing what the Red Sox should do with Garrett Whitlock, if Trevor Story ever really wanted to be in Boston and much more, including if the Patriots are better today than they were at the end of the season. Also, why is everyone mad at Ryan Tannehill? And Buster Olney stops by after another Sox loss.

    Freddie Coleman of ESPN Radio, 05-05-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 11:25

    Brady checks in with ESPN Radio host Freddie Coleman to talk about the Celtics win over the Bucks in Game 2, how the C's defense handled Giannis, the impact of Grant Williams and much more, including the reaction to the Patriots draft. And, are the Pats better now than they were at the end of the season?

    Full Show, 05-04-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 32:43

    Brady is back on a Wednesday for a short show before Red Sox-Angels in Game 2 of their series. He talks about the keys that led to the Celtics Game 2 win over the Bucks on Tuesday and he talks with Tom Caron of NESN about the Sox from all angles, including Xander Bogaerts's mindset right now.

    Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron of NESN, 05-04-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 15:28

    Brady sits down for his weekly conversation with Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron of NESN to talk about Michael Wacha's great start on Tuesday, the idea of the deadened baseball and its impact, Xander Bogaerts's emotions right now and more, including Christian Vazquez's loss of power. And how can the Bruins take Game 2 vs. Carolina?

    Full Show, 05-03-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 33:29

    Brady is back for a short show leading up to Game 1 of the Red Sox-Angels series. Is Shohei Ohtani the wrong guy to be the face of baseball as one Chicago writer put it this week? And, what are people saying about the Pats draft class today? Also, did the Red Sox try to move on from Christian Vazquez?

    Former UVM Hoops Coach Tom Brennan, 05-03-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 10:12

    Brady sits down for his weekly conversation with former UVM hoops coach Tom Brennan. With not a ton going on in UVM land, they talk about the issues with the NIL structure in college sports, the Patriots draft and the Celtics plan on Giannis in Game 2.

    Full Show, 05-02-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 71:38

    Brady is back on a Monday with a full show recapping the Patriots draft, talking about the draft pick that excites him most and much more, including a talk with Ramie Makhlouf in Milwaukee about the Bucks win over the Celtics in Game 1. Should the Red Sox go after Robinson Cano?

    Wisconsin Radio Host Ramie Makhlouf, 05-02-22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 10:53

    Brady sits down with Milwaukee-based radio host Ramie Makhlouf to talk about the Bucks 101-89 win over the Celtics in Game 1 of the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. How did the Bucks size affect Boston? What's it like to cover Giannis on a daily basis? And what scares him about the C's moving forward?

    Full Show, 04-29-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 29:27

    Brady is back on a Friday reacting to way the Patriots selection of offensive guard Cole Strange was the wrong selection at pick number 29 in the draft, for multiple reasons.

    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney, 04-29-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 14:58

    Brady talks with ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney about the Red Sox 8-12 start, when it's time to worry about the Sox struggles, the lack of offense in the sport and much more, including the struggles that young players are having adjusting to MLB pitching.

    Full Show, 04-28-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 36:41

    Brady is back after the Red Sox lose to the Jays, 1-0. He talks about his frustrations with the Sox through 20 games including Travis Shaw, Jackie Bradley Jr., and why does Xander Bogaerts need an off day after going 4-4? Also, what do we think of the reported new baseball being used? And what are we looking for tonight in the NFL Draft?

    Full Show, 04-27-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 29:57

    Brady is back for a short show before Red Sox-Blue Jays in Game 3 of the series and he's talking about how Tanner Houck feels today after his decision to not get vaccinated has caused a negative chain reaction for the team and what it may mean for his own standing in the rotation. He also talks about the Patriots ahead of tomorrow's first round of the NFL Draft and he discusses his adventure in trying to mail his grandmother a birthday card.

    Former Vermont Academy Hoops Coach Alex Popp, 04-27-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 6:32

    Brady talks with former Vermont Academy basketball coach Alex Popp about his experience coaching Bruce Brown, who just played a great series for the Nets against the Celtics, his evolution as a player and why Popp left Vermont Academy for IMG Academy in Florida.

    ESPN Radio Host Freddie Coleman, 04-27-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 10:37

    Brady sits down with ESPN Radio Host Freddie Coleman to talk about how good the Celtics are right now, how Jayson Tatum has ascended to superstardom, his ability to play both ends of the floor and much more, including why we're not as excited about the NFL Draft and what the Pats should do at pick No. 21.

    Red Sox and Bruins Insider Tom Caron of NESN, 04-27-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 11:53

    Brady sits down with Red Sox Insider Tom Caron of NESN to discuss the Sox current four-game losing streak, how many relievers you can actually trust, the impact of Tanner Houck not getting vaccinated and much more, including the lack of production from the bottom of the line-up.

    Full Show, 04-26-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 30:52

    Another short show before the Red Sox take on the Blue Jays in Toronto. Brady tells you what people were saying after the Celtics swept the Nets in the NBA playoffs and he addresses a question about the Red Sox offensive struggles.

    Full Show, 04-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 32:43

    Brady is back on a Monday, discussing Kyrie Irving's tone-deaf comments following the Celtics-Nets Game 3. And he talks about being paired up with strangers on the golf course on Sunday afternoon. And he talks with former NFL OL Ross Tucker about the NFL Draft, which begins Thursday.

    Former NFL OL Russ Tucker, 04-25-22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 12:45

    Brady sits down with former NFL offensive lineman Russ Tucker to discuss the upcoming NFL Draft, what the Patriots should be doing in the draft, how they can best help Mac Jones, if the Pats need to change how they do business and what the offensive coaching staff means for Mac Jones.

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