I closed out the year providing you with some of the best moments from "The Danny Picard Show" in 2016. Whether it was on my podcast, my weekend radio show on WEEI, or just a good old Facebook video rant, here are some of the best audio clips from the last 12 months, which include guest appearances from then-Red Sox GM Mike Hazen, current Red Sox president Sam Kennedy, former Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo, comedian Will Noonan, Wahlburgers star Brandon Wahlberg, and DraftKings expert Rob Gomes:
Why is nobody talking about Peyton Manning's HGH connection? (3:42 -- 15:03)
Then-Red Sox GM Mike Hazen (15:04 -- 29:41)
Reaction to Patriots losing to Denver in AFC Championship (29:42 -- 1:05:35)
Defending Cam Newton's Super Bowl postgame (1:05:36 -- 1:15:35)
Ripping Pablo and Hanley in spring training, on WEEI (1:15:36 -- 1:37:12)
Dunkin' Donuts rant (1:37:13 -- 1:48:37)
Mock Red Sox GM interview with comedian Will Noonan (1:48:38 -- 2:04:49)
Crushing the NFL for ignoring domestic violence, from WEEI (2:04:50 -- 2:06:26)
Wheels fell off during our DraftKings segment with Rob Gomes (2:06:27 -- 2:08:39)
Busting Brandon Wahlberg's balls (2:08:40 -- 2:15:11)
Former Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo (2:15:12 -- 2:25:23)
Can anybody beat the Patriots in playoffs? (2:25:24 -- 2:26:56)
Reaction to the Chris Sale trade (2:26:57 -- 2:31:03)
Giddy about Klay Thompson-to-Boston trade rumor (2:31:04 -- 2:52:48)
Red Sox president Sam Kennedy in-studio (2:52:49 -- 3:28:02)
Reaction to Deflategate II (3:28:03 -- 3:54:31)
On a special Tuesday edition of the podcast, I send you into Christmas weekend early with "Pic's Picks" for NFL Week 16 (49:35). I also dish out some DraftKings advice from Millionaire Winner Rob Gomes. And comedian Will Noonan was in-studio for all of it.
On Monday's podcast, I reacted to all of Week 15 in the NFL, including the New England Patriots' win over the Broncos in Denver. I also took an in-depth look at the playoff picture in both the AFC and NFC.
On Monday's podcast, I reacted to the NFL's latest Deflategate storyline -- which involves the Pittsburgh Steelers' footballs -- and I called out the NFL and ESPN for sweeping it under the rug. Plus, Brandon Wahlberg was in-studio. And I reacted to all of NFL Week 14.
On Friday's podcast, I opened up the show with my reaction to the Chris Sale trade. Plus, I gave "Pic's Picks" for NFL Week 14 (49:45). I also reacted to Kansas City's win over Oakland on Thursday Night Football, and took a look at the playoff picture and potential clinching scenarios for Week 14 (36:22). And our DFS expert Rob Gomes lost his voice, but he was still in-studio to give his best DraftKings advice for Sunday, as my producer Peter Needham role-played in a segment that was interesting to say the least.
On Monday's podcast, I reacted to all of NFL Week 13, from Tom Brady winning his 201st career game to Tampa Bay proving to be a playoff team, and more. Also, I shared some thoughts on the latest MLB rumors as the Winter meetings have begun, while once again pushing for the Boston Red Sox to sign Edwin Encarnacion. And Bud Selig is heading to the Hall of Fame, so what does that mean for HOF eligible players in the steroid era? Plus, I broke down the final College Football Playoff brackets.
On Friday's podcast, MMQB's Albert Breer joined me in-studio (25:30) with reaction to the latest on Rob Gronkowski's season-ending injury. Of course, I opened the show with my thoughts on Gronkowski's injury and what needs to happen for the New England Patriots to remain successful without him. Plus, Rob Gomes joined me to dish out his NFL DraftKings advice (1:11:45). And I closed out the show with Pic's Picks for Week 13 (1:30:40).
On a special Wednesday edition of the podcast, Boston Red Sox president Sam Kennedy joined me in-studio. We discussed MLB labor talks, the Winter Meetings, David Ortiz, pregame ceremonies, the 2016 season, offseason priorities, John Farrell, Dave Dombrowski, the team's "open" GM position, Theo Epstein, retired numbers, "media vs celebrity" hockey game at Fenway, and more.
On a special Wednesday edition of podcast, I closed out the show with "Pic's Picks" for NFL Week 12 (48:25). Plus, our DFS expert Rob Gomes was in-studio with some DraftKings advice for both the Thanksgiving Day games and Sunday's slate (29:30). And I opened the show with some thoughts on the Vegas Golden Knights, my reaction to not getting invited to the media hockey game at Fenway Park, and more. Also, I tell you -- in the first five minutes of the show -- how you can win a free pair of Foldies sunglasses.
On Monday's podcast, I reacted to all of Week 11 in the NFL and took a deeper look into the current playoff picture. Plus, some thoughts on the Patriots, Celtics, and Kovalev's loss to Ward. Also, I responded to former ESPN anchor Robert Flores for his brutal tweet to me on Saturday night.