Found July 23, 2013 on Boston's Bettah:
Training camp for the New England Patriots begins tomorrow in Foxboro. Going against his norm, Bill Belichick has also scheduled a press conference for tomorrow as well. Speculation is that the press conference will talk about the tumultuous off-season of the New England Patriots and where they stand as a team. Most of that speculation is forgetting that Belichick usually always has a season opening press conference on Friday and probably wanted to move it up just so the damn media would shut-up about the Aaron Hernandez thing. Of course, this press conference makes for an ultra exciting #HotNewsTake especially on the talking head shows that populate the sports media landscape. Enter Comcast Sports Tonight, a usually entertaining show simply because its talking Boston heads, and Fred Toucher sometimes makes an appearance. The only problem of the show is Gary Tanguay. He is a good host because he has a perfect voice for it and is usually very good at steering conversations, but he also give plenty of opinions that aren’t grounded in fact. They are the sort of comments that come from your friend that doesn’t watch sports to get a rise out of you. Tanguay is good at it. The fact that he is a good host made Tuesday’s episode even that more spectacular. What started as a civil conversation between Tanguay and Kirk Minihane quickly turned into that moment in Mean Girls where all the girls find out that they all hate each other and they have to have a meeting with Tina Fey in the gym where they do trust falls and stuff. (Did I just compare something to Mean Girls? Damn do I have problems. But come on guys. The movie is funny and Lindsay Lohan was so ‘effing hot. I should stop) The most underrated part of the conversation was during the height of the screaming match, poor Lou Merloni just squeaking “I’m not getting involved”. It’s okay Lou; just watch like the rest of us.    

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