December 23, 2020
Chris Gasper is joined by Take 5 producer extraordinaire Ellen Fleming. Coming off a demoralizing loss to the Miami Dolphins that eliminated them from the playoffs, the two discuss the future of the Patriots and also the demise of Chris’s #ThePath for the Patriots (R.I.P). They then finalize their thoughts on the Brady vs. Belichick debate with Ellen citing Jimmy G. With the Celtics season starting, Ellen & Chris discuss The Boston Globe Op-Ed written by the Boston Celtics regarding the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement. Ellen recalls her experience working on Beacon Hill. They close out Take 5 for 2020 with questions from YOU, answering listener questions while touching on everything from Kristin Cavallari to Chris’s bad hairstyle choice in 2000.
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December 15, 2020
Chris Gasper is sitting down with NFL Network Insider, Ian Rapoport. The two discuss what Bill Belichick sticking with quarterback Cam Newton says about his future in Foxborough and that of Jarrett Stidham. Rapoport reveals the Patriots targeted a QB in the 2020 draft and discusses what it would take for Jimmy G to return to the Patriots. He also dives into the philosophical differences in Tampa between Tom Brady and coach Bruce Arians, and reveals how he became @Rapsheet, a Twitter sports journalism pioneer with 2.4 million followers while needling our host. Follow Chris Gasper and WCVB on Twitter @CGasper & @WCVB
December 1, 2020
Chris Gasper is the new guy at WCVB SportsCenter 5, so what better way to learn the ins and outs of Boston sports than by sitting down with the dean of Boston sports coverage, Mike Lynch. Lynchie shares how he got started in the business, his first breaking news story on live TV and his relationship with Bill Belichick that goes back decades. Lynchie seems to have been everywhere breaking Boston sports news was happening, even next door in some instances. If you are looking for one-of-a-kind, personal and surprising New England sports anecdotes, this podcast is for you.
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