Season Ticket

Your Monday-Friday stop for the deepest dive into Boston sports, the issues of the day, and beyond.

The Season Ticket podcast is hosted by Globe sports columnist Chris Gasper and produced in collaboration with WBUR. The daily podcast features insightful commentary, insider information, and unfiltered conversations with those who make news on the local sports scene and those who report on it. “Season Ticket” is your Monday-Friday stop for the deepest dive into Boston sports, the issues of the day, and beyond.

Subscribe to Season Ticket: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Wednesday, Nov. 22

Chad Finn and Chris Gasper discuss a range of topics, including Hall of Famer Joe Morgan’s letter asking voters to skip steroid users, the new candidates for the HOF, and the passing of former Patriots receiver Terry Glenn.

Tuesday, Nov. 21

The Globe’s Kevin Paul Dupont joins Chris Gasper to talk about the least popular team in Boston at the moment, the Bruins. They discuss the youth movement of the NHL, owner Jeremy Jacobs’s induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame, and the current state of the Bruins as they approach a key Thanksgiving benchmark.


Monday, Nov. 20

Globe Patriots reporter Nora Princiotti joins Chris Gasper to break down the Patriots’ victory over the Oakland Raiders in Mexico City. Topics include the strong play from Patriots’ safeties, Tom Brady and Brandin Cooks’s deep ball game, and Stephen Gostkowski’s record day.

Friday, Nov. 17

Jay King, co-host of the “Locked On Celtics” podcast and a reporter for MassLive.com, joined Chris Gasper to review the thrilling Celtics-Warriors game on Thursday night at TD Garden.

Thursday, Nov. 16

Globe Celtics reporter Adam Himmelsbach joins Chris Gasper to discuss the showdown with the Warriors, positionless basketball, and rookie Jayson Tatum. Then Patriots reporter Nora Princiotti checks in from Colorado, where the Patriots are preparing for their game on Sunday against the Raiders in Mexico City.

Wednesday, Nov. 15


Host Chris Gasper and Dan Shaughnessy discuss the Celtics’ 13-game win streak and preview the team’s highly anticipated Thursday night showdown against the defending champion Warriors. Then, Gasper and Shaughnessy debate how ready the Patriots are to make another Super Bowl run.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Red Sox reporter Nick Cafardo is at MLB’s General Manager Meetings, and joined Chris Gasper to discuss potential offseason moves for the Red Sox. Then, Bruins reporter Fluto Shinzawa talked with Joe Sullivan about his story of a veteran who carried a puck that came off the stick of Bobby Orr throughout his tour of duty in the Vietnam War.

Monday, Nov. 13

Ben Volin checks in from Denver, where the Patriots routed the Broncos on Sunday, to discuss the Patriots’ big special teams plays, their improved red zone offense, and the return of Martellus Bennett to the Patriots’ lineup.

Friday, Nov. 10

Michele Tafoya, the sideline reporter for NBC’s Sunday Night Football broadcasts, discusses the NFL season, the Patriots-Broncos game, and what being a sideline reporter entails.

Thursday, Nov. 9

Get Sports Headlines in your inbox:
The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning.
Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

Mike Gorman, longtime voice of the Boston Celtics, discusses the team’s 10-game winning streak, and BC men’s basketball coach Jim Christian previews his team’s season, which opens Friday.

About Our Host

Christopher L. Gasper joined the Globe as a full-time employee at Boston.com in 2001. He has been in the Globe sports department since 2006, and was the Patriots beat writer from 2006 to 2009, chronicling the only 16-0 perfect regular season in NFL history. He has been a columnist for the Globe since 2009, covering the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Final, the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four, the College Football Playoff, the horse racing Triple Crown, and the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was named an APSE Top 10 columnist in 2014 and tabbed 2016 favorite sportswriter in the 2016 New England Sports Survey conducted by Channel Media and Market Research. He also proposed the modified sudden-death overtime format that the NFL adopted in 2010. In addition to his Globe role, Gasper is the co-host of the “Gasper & Murray” radio show on 98.5 the Sports Hub and has appeared on ESPN, BBC Radio, WCVB-TV, and Comcast SportsNet New England.

How to listen to “Season Ticket”

You may listen to “Season Ticket” on this page by clicking the play button above or via the audio player on the Globe.com homepage. To listen on your mobile device, tap the following links to hear the latest episode and subscribe for future editions. Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or RSS.