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Missing the Point

Missing the Point

Six voices, one podcast. Missing the Point is a one-hour weekly podcast bringing you the biggest stories in the world of sports with a New England flavor. Joe Malkin, Michael Marcangelo, Bob Kelly, Dave Clarke, Rayshawn Buchanan, and Craig D’Alessandro go deep to bring analysis, criticism, praise, and overall humor. In addition to the regular shows, we offer numerous specialized episodes, game shows, trips back in time through New England’s dominance since 2000, and more! New episodes drop every week! Make sure to subscribe, or you’re completely Missing the Point!

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Recent Episodes

Check My Oil - UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier Preview

July 1, 2022

Watch this episode on Youtube ----------- In the first solo show in MTP history, Dave Clarke breaks down and previews this weekend's UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier Card being held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada …

Kayfabe Critics: An Undertaker Career Retrospective

June 24, 2022

Watch this episode on Youtube On this episode of KAYFABE CRITICS, we look back on the Career of one of the most iconic and ageless superstars in the history of the WWE, The Undertaker. From his debut in 1991 at Survivor Seri…

Boston Celtics Lose Game 6, NBA Finals to Golden State (We're Emotional)

June 20, 2022

The Boston Celtics couldn't overcome continued self-inflicted wounds and displayed even worse turnover discipline in Game 6 of the 2022 NBA Finals that saw the Golden State Warriors win their 4th NBA Title since 2015, and ce…

Boston Celtics survives Miami Heat, heads to NBA Finals after Game 7 win

May 30, 2022

The Boston Celtics are heading back to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010 after beating the Miami Heat on the road 100-96 in Game 7 Sunday night. Jayson Tatum led the way with 26 points, and Jaylen Brown and Marcus…

Boston Celtics roll in Game 2 to even Eastern Conference finals

May 20, 2022

With the help of a returning Marcus Smart and Al Horford, The Boston Celtics bounced back in a major way on Thursday night, as they cruised to a dominant 127-102 win over the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference fi…

Al Hoford Humbles Giannis, Series Tied at 2

May 11, 2022

Follow MTP on Twitter Our Website Subscribe to The 617 Podcast Follow The 617 on Twitter Follow Crow Worthy on Twitter Crow Worthy Website Championship DNA: The 2008 Boston Celtics on The 617 Podcast After a game that saw Ja…

Recent Blog Posts

Celtics turnovers continue, Steph Curry ties NBA Final 2-2

In a familiar theme for the Boston Celtics during the 2022 NBA Playoffs, turnovers, rebounding and bad shot selections have put them in a position of str…

Boston Celtics 2 wins away from NBA Title and Banner 18

In their first home game in the NBA Finals since 2010, the Boston Celtics looked dominant out of the gate, but a typical bad third quarter allowed the Go…

On to the Next Phase.

As Patriot fans we are accustomed to the phrase “We’re on to (insert team here)” and after Sunday night’s 19-17 loss to Tom Brady…

About the Hosts

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Joe Malkin


Joe is a two-time graduate of Dean College with degrees in Communications and Psychology. Joe joined the Sunday Night Sports Wrap in 2008 and spent the next three years on the show. Joe has worked in communications in the Cape Cod Baseball League and college athletics serving as a public address announcer and radio broadcaster for multiple organizations and teams. Joe is a fan of all Boston sports teams and while he is a level-headed and logical fan he can be a homer when it counts.

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Michael Marcangelo


Mike is a graduate of Dean College and Suffolk University. In the winter of 2006 Mike started the Sunday Night Sports Wrap and over the next four years, was joined by Joe Malkin, Craig D'Alessandro, Bob Kelly, Dave Clarke, and Rayshawn Buchanan. Mike also enjoyed time at 92.5 FM The River WXRV and has remained a devoted fan and antagonist of Boston sports and those that follow them.

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Robert Kelly


Bob is an avid Boston Sports fan (Although he is a die-hard Cowboys fan) graduated from Dean College and Suffolk University, with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Originally a History major, Bob knew his passion was everything and anything sports.
Junior Year of college Bob met, creator of the Sunday Night Sports Wrap (SNSW), Mike Marcangelo. Shortly after Mike asked Bob to join SNSW. That same week, Bob changed his Major to Broadcast Journalism. Turning, what was once a dream, into a full-fledged college degree.
After graduation, Bob advanced in the healthcare industry but never lost the passion for sports. The itch continued.
Almost a decade later and comment after comment, on countless Facebook memories, a reunion show was announced. (The rest of the crew had finally got sick of Bobs we’ll call it “persistence”)
Now a full Two months later what was once known as the “Sunday Night Sportwrap” has been renamed “The Missing the Point Podcast network”

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David Clarke

Talent / Idea Man/ Curmudgeon

AKA “DK Sizzle” Dave is a graduate of the Dean College with a degree in Audio Production and the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Literary Criticism. Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Dave moved to Massachusetts in 2002 and joined the Sunday Night Sports Wrap in 2009. In 2013 Dave moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment business, where he now works making commercials as a Production Manager. Dave’s passion for sports comes from his father and his two older brothers, John and Stephen. He lives with his fiancé and massive Steelers fan, Leah Dolby in West Hollywood, CA. Dave is a diehard Liverpool Football Club supporter with the tattoo to prove it. His NFL team is the Chicago Bears, but the rest of his allegiances lie with Boston sports teams. Dave is passionate about his opinions when making them, even if he does change his mind more often than he changes his pants.

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Rayshawn Buchanan


Rayshawn is an alum of Dean College. He got his start by doing a show called The Morning Mayhem with Michael Marcangelo. In 2011, Rayshawn was given an opportunity to be apart of the Sunday Night Sports Wrap. He loves all things Boston. He has hopes of being an NBA insider one day. #ballgame

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Craig D'Alessandro

Executive Producer

Craig is a 2009 graduate of Dean College, with a degree in communications. and has spent that time since in the professional radio industry, doing voice-overs, hosting shows, and producing thousands of hours of AM/FM content.