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It’s almost like Tom Brady Sr. could predict the future.

"It will end badly," he said back in 2015 via a New York Times Magazine feature about how his son’s time in New England would end. "It does end badly. And I know that because I know what Tommy wants to do. He wants to play till he's...Read more

By JIM HACKETT

What a difference 16 months makes. When the confetti was falling on the night of Feb. 5, 2017 after the Patriots improbable come-from-way-behind Super Bowl LI victory, Tom Brady could’ve walked away for good during his postgame speech and nobody would’ve...Read more

Few sights are sadder than grown men and women with college degrees trying to decipher Tom Brady’s vague Instagram posts. The only thing more depressing is when middle-aged talk show hosts attempt to interpret Rob Gronkowski’s latest Juicy J-inspired subtweet. 

But that’s where we are in...Read more

It seems like plenty has happened surrounding the Bruins since last Wednesday. Like many weeks leading up to National Hockey League free agency, this of course...Read more

Trading Isaiah Thomas last summer suggested there was no bridge Danny Ainge wouldn't cross -- and then reduce to rubble -- to improve his team.

The King in the Fourth captivated fans, made the Celtics relevant, and led an improbable run to the conference finals. He did so while playing...Read more

In the days following the Patriots’ loss to the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, it seemed like Bill Belichick's time was running out.

The long-time coach had just benched Malcolm Butler in the biggest game of the season and received the most backlash of any move he’s made as head coach of the...Read more

Ten years ago Kirk Minihane could be found at the Upper Deck Card Company.

Friday night the guy who was toiling over the "Gretzky Set" at the same time Kevin Cullen was regularly clinking glasses with the Fourth Estate’s upper-crust made us remember why many of us get in this business of...Read more

It’s easy to see why some trade rumors have connected the Bruins to Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Noah Hanifin.

First, the Hurricanes, a team under new ownership, are looking to make some moves, and one of the most logical splashes for them would be trading one of their good young...Read more

This was an unusual week for the Patriots and Bill Belichick.

No, not canceling the final two OTA sessions — he’s canceled some in the past. Rather, the team-bonding trip to Fenway Park on Monday where the team reportedly played games such as cornhole and then Tuesday’s final OTA session...Read more

With Bill Belichick canceling Thursday and Friday’s OTA sessions, the offseason workout program is officially over and players are off until training camp, which will begin in late July.

In all, the Patriots had eight on-field practices this spring — five OTA sessions and three mandatory...Read more

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