One of the NFL’s biggest offseason questions was finally answered on Tuesday: Tom Brady is leaving New England and heading to Tampa Bay. The Athletic’s Steve Buckley joins us to talk about Brady’s unprecedented run of success with the Pats, his relationship with head coach Bill Belichick, and how New England fans should be dealing with the news of Brady's departure. Read Steve Buckley's ode to Tom Brady: https://theathletic.com/1680949/2020/03/17/heres-to-tom-brady-who-transformed-the-patriots-into-nfls-premier-franchise/?source=theleadpodcast
The New England Patriots are out of the playoffs after a 20-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans. As they enter the post-season, there are a number of questions facing the organization -- the biggest being the future of #12. The Athletic’s Steve Buckley joins us to discuss this new era for Pats fans and whether or not after two decades the New England Patriots dynasty has finally reached its end.Read Steve Buckley's article about the wild-card game:https://theathletic.com/1509798/2020/01/05/tom-brady-patriots/?source=theleadpodcast
Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? It turns out a women’s college basketball team planted the seeds for the viral internet trend that took over the Internet in 2014. The Athletic’s Steve Buckley joins us to talk about how it all happened and how three men with Lou Gehrig’s Disease inspired millions of people to transform a silly internet trend into millions of dollars for ALS research and awareness.You can find Steve Buckley’s oral history of the Ice Bucket Challenge on the Athletic here: https://theathletic.com/1050538/2019/07/10/tell-every-person-you-know-five-years-later-the-oral-history-of-how-the-ice-bucket-challenge-spread/?source=theleadpodcast
Buster talks to David Schoenfield about the injury issues that are already presenting themselves around the game, the war of words between Ron Darling & Lenny Dykstra and much more (13:35). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (43:56) and Steve Buckley with some Inside Heat on the struggling Red Sox (48:20).