Football is back, thank christ. So this week, as summer is winding down, we turn our attention to the biggest productivity killer in corporate America; fantasy football.
-Flatscreen TVs are now disposable apparently
-Since I can't play poker, Fantasy Football allows me to feel like a man and gamble
-Is DraftKings too much math and not enough fantasy?
-Hot Take: Live Drafts SUCK
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We just witnessed maybe the best Home Run Derby in 20 years, we’re handing out mid-term grades for the Red Sox, The 300s Top 3: Comic Book Movies, and did Tom Brady lift the TB12 Method from Entourage?
-I fully and I mean fully planned on skipping the HR Derby and the only reason I didn't was because I just couldn't watch 3 episodes of Westworld in a row, but man am I glad I didn't.
-We're handing out Red Sox mid-term grades!
-The 300s Top 3: Comic Book Movies
-Did Tom Brady Lift the TB12 Method from Entourage?
Seeing as its the dog days of summer and there's no other Boston teams playing, unless you count the Revs and the Cannons, pretty much everyone’s attention has shifted towards the Red Sox finally. So that’s what we’re gonna focus on today.
BONUS: If you catch the obscure reference 37 minutes in and tweet us a GIF from that movie, you win a prize.
-The Death of Baseball has been Greatly Exaggerated
-Outlaw the Shift?!
-Why Does the Media Insist Nobody Cares About the Red Sox When Ratings Are in Fact UP?
-JD Martinez may legitimately challenge for the Triple Crown this year.
-The 300's Top 3
Friend of the podcast Mattes joins us on this episode as we break down the Celtics offseason thus far, we go around the rest of the NBA, a 60 Second Review of Uncle Drew, and Mattes rips into LaVar Ball.
-What have you liked/disliked about the Celtics offseason so far?
-What is the future in Boston for Marcus Smart, Kyrie Irving, and Kawhi Leonard?
-Mattes' 60 Second Review of Uncle Drew!
-Should LeBron Be Charged With Insider Trading?
-Paul George Resigning With OKC is a Win for Small Towns Everywhere
-What's Going on With Old Friend Isaiah Thomas?
This episode is a grab bag of news as we’ve got headlines everywhere from drug rings to a historical run by the Red Sox to PED suspensions and back to NBA free agency. LETS GO!
It came out the other day that Hanley Ramirez was allegedly Pablo Escobar andddd now he’s apparently not. Whoops.
The Red Sox are on pace to win 100+ games for the first time since 1946 and I'm still not sold on this team.
Julian Edelman is pulling a Ryan Braun and appealing his 4-game suspension on the way his test was physically handled more so than the actual results.
LeBron "The Decision" James reportedly doesn't want a recruiting circus this time around in free agency. Is this the height of hypocrisy or has LeBron learned from getting roasted after The Decision?
The 300s has a very exciting announcement to make and that my friends is what they call a big market tease.
The annual E3 video game conference just wrapped up and Nintendo brought the heat this year so we had The 300s resident gaming expert Kyle join us to talk about everything Nintendo including all of the upcoming Switch titles and we take a look back at some of the best Nintendo games ever made.
Kyle and Red preview upcoming Switch titles including Super Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Pokemon: Let's Go Evee/Pikachu
We take a DEEP dive into Pokemon nostalgia and the hundreds of hours we've dumped into the classics Red/Blue/Yellow as well as what we're hoping for in upcoming titles.
The 300s has a juicy conspiracy theory on how Nintendo finally got Pokemon to bring its games from handheld over to consoles.
Red loves The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, but has a confession to make about Ocarina of Time.
What is the best Nintendo game of all time, regardless of system?
Special guest Joey B joins The 300s Podcast as we regale some tales from our latest golf outing, we debate if the World Cup is Un-American, we discuss the latest in the Tom Brady Patriots drama, should the Celtics trade Kyrie Irving, and we wrap it up with the MMA Minute. Subscribe and review today!
It seems like every other day the Patriots are in the news for something off the football field.
-We discuss Julian Edelman's reported positive PED test and possible suspension and how the NFL apparently doesn't know what he actually tested positive for?
-Edelman's "I don't know what happened" defense is about the equivalent of George Costanza saying "I didn't know I couldn't do that."
-How does this all affect the TB12 brand? Should it?
-Tom Brady and Gronk are off once practices become voluntary again, which is not great.
On this episode Red and Big Z discuss:
-For a team on pace to win 100+ games I don't feel overly confident about this Red Sox team in the playoffs.
-The Sox cut their No. 3 hitter and it took less than a week for it to blow up in their face with both Dustin Pedroia and Mookie Betts now on the DL.
-Is JD Martinez the Best Red Sox Free Agent Signing Since Manny Ramirez?
-How concerned are Red and Big Z about all this Patriots drama?
-Are you Team Brady or Team Belichick?
Breaking down the Top 5 moments from the NBC Sports Boston documentary on the 2008 Boston Celtics. Everything from classic Kendrick Perkins and Kevin Garnett stories to how Paul Pierce hilariously recruited PJ Brown on the Celtics' way to Banner 17.