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Wednesday’s Headlines recap: Martha Coakley wins Democratic primary; NBC producer arrested after making secret sex tape

09.10.14 at 8:41 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Wednesday’s headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and guest host Rob Bradford. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley won the primary Tuesday with 42 percent of the vote and will face off against Republican Charlie Baker in November. Minihane wasn’t afraid to say who he’d be pulling for in this year’s election.

“I’m going to tell you right now, I’m not going to tell you who to vote for. I would just say this: Vote Baker, vote Baker once, vote Baker twice, vote Baker often,” he said.

Dennis said he’d offer his media training assistance to Coakley or Baker, whom he said could be more polished.

Said Dennis: “Charlie, call me. I can help you win this thing. Charlie does need some help, by the way.”

The hosts ran a clip of Coakley’s victory speech, when she saluted the workers of Market Basket, whose strike dominated the news last month. Dennis said that her mention of the supermarket has swayed his opinion.

“Anybody who mentions Market Basket — off my list.”

– Carlo Dellaverson, an NBC online news producer, made a secret Valentine’s Day sex tape with his unknowing girlfriend and posted it online. On Tuesday he was charged with disseminating unlawful surveillance and harassment

When Dennis saw Dellaverson’s picture, Dennis with some amazement said he thought Dellaverson had a striking resemblance to a certain NFL commissioner.

“He looks like Roger Goodell. … He looks like a cross between Roger Goodell and Peyton Manning,” Dennis said.

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Chat Wrap: Gerry Callahan talks absence, elections and co-hosts

09.09.14 at 9:10 pm ET
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Gerry Callahan of Dennis & Callahan stopped by to answer some questions Wednesday about a variety of subjects. Here’s Gerry …

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Tuesday’s Three for All recap: Apple fanatics camp out for new iPhone; Jenny Dell to work sideline of Patriots game; Rangers call up 13-year minor league veteran

09.09.14 at 1:38 pm ET
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Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

– Fauria recounted passing the Apple store in New York City and seeing people camping out in line to get the new iPhone 6.

“There’s some people in line who have been waiting up to 15 days for this phone,” Fauria said, adding: “Is there anything on this earth that you would in line for that long? Can you think of anything that you would say, ‘OK, listen, this is going to be so worth it’?”

Said Benz: “Maybe when Tool releases its new album, Christian, I’ll wait outside the record store for 15, 16 days.”

– Former NESN Red Sox reporter Jenny Dell will be return to New England television screens Sunday when she serves as sideline reporter for the Patriots-Vikings game on CBS.

“I thought she looked great on the sidelines in Game 1, when she did the Steelers’ game against the Browns,” Benz said. “She interviewed Ben Roethlisberger at the end of the game in some sort of red outfit, like a red dress — not too revealing, you didn’t see any plunging neckline or anything like that. We’ll see about this week. But it is a Patriots game for Jenny Dell, so look forward to that.”

Said Fauria: “You know it’s bad when we’re actually discussing the sideline reporter for a Patriots game.”

– Infielder Guilder Rodriguez was called up the major leagues this week after 13 years in the minors. The Rangers decided to reward the popular Rodriguez, who had spent more time in the minors without getting called up than any current player.

Rodriguez, 31, has a career batting average of .256. He started his professional career in 2002 in the Brewers organization.

“Good for our man over there for 13 years in the minor leagues, 1,095 games,” Merloni said. “I don’t know who the next guy is now. We’ve got to find out who the next guy is.”

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Tuesday’s Headlines recap: ‘Judge Judy’ cut up nude photos; Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathay dead at 93

09.09.14 at 9:36 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and guest host Steve Buckley. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– Judy Sheindlin, longtime star of the reality TV show “Judge Judy,” appeared on a recent edition of “The Talk” and got into a discussion about the celebrity nude photo hacking scandal. Sheindlin, 71, said she had nude photos of herself many years ago but cut them up so that no one would ever see them.

“That’s the difference, though. She can physically cut up those photos back in the day — those old sepia-toned photographs in black and white,” Dennis said.

Said Minihane: “I’ll tell you, I was looking at Judge Judy. … I’m saying, for somebody who I think is in her eighth decade on the planet, not so bad.”

– Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathay died Monday at the age of 93. Cathay was embroiled in controversy a few years ago when his family, conservative Southern Baptists, took a public stance against gay marriage.

Said Minihane: “This guy was — I’m not going to say he was anti-gay, but he did say that if gay people can get married then tsunamis would happen and the world would end and all that stuff, so that’s always a little strange to me. But they make a hell of a chicken sandwich, and the waffle fries are unbelievable. So I remain conflicted on this one. And in the end, I always go with the waffle fries.”

Buckley said he never was a Chick-fil-A regular, but he would have stopped going to protest the owner’s political stance.

“I just don’t go there period,” he said.

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Monday’s Three for All recap: UMass nearly knocks off Colorado; NFL players read angry tweets

09.08.14 at 1:12 pm ET
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Here are the highlights from Monday’s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

– Benz opened the abbreviated segment by asking Fauria how nervous he was when Colorado, his alma mater, trailed UMass by 11 points at the half of Saturday’s game. The Buffaloes eventually rallied for a 41-38 win.

“We’re just not the same team we used to be,” Fauria lamented.

– On a recent episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” current and former NFL players Dez Bryant, Brandon Marshall, Steve Smith, Terrell Suggs, Clay Matthews, Michael Strahan, Keyshawn Johnson and others read angry tweets that were directed at them.

This led to a discussion about angry tweets the hosts have received.

Fauria said he thinks Merloni gets the fewest mean comments of the trio.

“Out of the three of us, I think most people like you more,” Fauria said. “You’re the local kid …”

Merloni disagreed with that assessment.

“No, no, no, no, they know me more so they get on me more. See, you guys are still kind of like new. They don’t really know whether they should get mad at you or not. See, they like you, you’re still a former Patriot. In about another few months you’ll just be another idiot who doesn’t know anything.”