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WEEI's coverage of the latest news and rumors about the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins.

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Rob Bradford
July 22, 2019 - 11:56 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In many ways, there is no better representative of the Red Sox' lot in life than Rick Porcello. The expectations. The roller coaster of a season. The contract talk. And now the trade-deadline uncertainty. Welcome to the world of the Red Sox and the pitcher who may have a...
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Ryan Hannable
July 22, 2019 - 11:35 am
Sony Michel had a very productive rookie season with the Patriots , and that came following missing the vast majority of training camp and entire preseason because of a knee injury. The Georgia product finished with 931 yards rushing and six touchdowns in 13 regular-season games, and had an even...
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Alex Reimer
July 20, 2019 - 10:46 am
One of the prevailing explanations from our trusted NFL Insiders about why the league didn’t suspend Tyreek Hill for his involvement in a child abuse case involving his three-year-old son is that the full secretly recorded conversation between the wideout and his then-fiancee exonerates him –– or...
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Alex Reimer
July 18, 2019 - 10:54 am
One of the characteristics that defines Dennis Eckersley throughout his extensive profile in Boston Globe Magazine is his humility. The man remains cordial with the ex-teammate who stole his wife, never mind Eck’s friendship with Kirk Gibson, who hit one of the most famous home runs in baseball...
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Jim Hackett
July 18, 2019 - 12:17 am
After reading Chad Finn’s article on Dennis Eckersley I felt good, dare I say, uplifted. Eck’s story is a great one, featuring highs and lows, successes, failures, redemption, glory and the ongoing battles of life’s journey. His is a story of real human interest, inspiration and endless intrigue...
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Alex Reimer
July 17, 2019 - 11:19 am
It is tough to pick just one sequence that embodies the Red Sox’ disenchanting championship defense. But somebody named “Josh Smith” relieving Andrew Cashner and promptly firing a pick-off attempt down the right field line in the middle of an interminable three-hour, 45-minute loss to the lowly...
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Matt Kalman
July 11, 2019 - 1:49 pm
The market has been set for them, so the Bruins may have no choice but to sign coach Bruce Cassidy to an extension that pays him beyond the first half of the upcoming decade. But they won’t be wrong if they’re hesitant to go beyond signing Cassidy to a contract similar to the three-year one St...
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Alex Reimer
July 11, 2019 - 1:28 pm
We lost a member of the WEEI family this month. He was not a host, writer, or producer. In fact, none of us even know his real name. But his impact on the station, in conjunction with numerous other Internet People of Mystery, has been indelible. Farewell, “Stolen Valor Callahan,” or “SV” for short...
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Rob Bradford
July 10, 2019 - 7:49 am
Chris Sale sat at his makeshift locker in the Red Sox' makeshift clubhouse in London ready to reflect. In just more than a week, he would be watching the All-Star Game from home for the first time in eight years. The rearview mirror had never been a more welcome notion. This all hadn't been part of...
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Alex Reimer
July 07, 2019 - 11:47 pm
Megan Rapinoe is a great American, and the success of the U.S. women’s team is a great American story. They supported their biting off-field candor with on-field dominance, taking home their fourth World Cup title with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in Lyon Sunday. Rapinoe, who drew the...
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