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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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Alex Reimer
July 01, 2019 - 11:11 am
The most expensive team in baseball is limping towards the All-Star Break and would miss the playoffs if the season ended today. The blame for this debacle rests largely with Dave Dombrowski, who’s refused to address the Red Sox’ biggest need out of apparent ignorance or apathy. It’s difficult to...
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Rob Bradford
June 28, 2019 - 4:56 am
LONDON -- Taz was a guy who just wanted to shoot some YouTube videos for his fitness video series. As he pointed out, London doesn't really get a whole lot of weather days like Thursday's glorious sunshine delivered so it seemed important to take advantage of the opportunity. The 30-something...
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Jim Hackett
June 27, 2019 - 4:52 am
What makes a football team better? A coach and a quarterback. In New England, we’ve had the best of both for nearly two decades. During that same period of time, the Patriots’ AFC East brethren have been distant also-rans, going through coaches and quarterbacks like Depends and hand sanitizer in a...
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Alex Reimer
June 26, 2019 - 11:33 am
We are in the midst of the NFL doldrums. Patriots training camp doesn’t begin for another month and Bill Belichick is busy cavorting in the Greek islands with his boo. Yet, ex-career backup quarterback and obscure NFL analyst Chris Simms has dominated the Boston sports conversation for nearly the...
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Alex Reimer
June 20, 2019 - 11:46 am
Dominican authorities say David Ortiz was accidentally shot last Sunday night. The guy whom we all saw run up behind Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge, and fire a bullet directly into his lower back, actually meant to target someone else. That’s right: one of the island’s national heroes was...
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Jim Hackett
June 20, 2019 - 11:05 am
The offseason team building effort for the 2019 Boston Red Sox was similar to the start of their season on the field, sluggish. The sights in the rearview mirror were a little too pretty during the winter months, as the urgency to add quite obviously needed bullpen arms simply wasn’t present. As...
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Alex Reimer
June 19, 2019 - 12:27 pm
In the middle of the Red Sox game Tuesday, NESN anchor Kacie McDonnell issued a seemingly random apology for those who don't always watch the network closely. While narrating one of those silly viral video fan highlights the previous night –– some wacky guy at a minor league game was eating...
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Alex Reimer
June 18, 2019 - 12:01 pm
The Celtics are in a lousy predicament, because Kyrie Irving decided to become a malcontent and Gordon Hayward shattered his ankle. Danny Ainge assembled a team that could’ve competed for a championship last season, but the players didn’t succeed. This is not his fault. I am not saying this as one...
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Matt Kalman
June 17, 2019 - 8:06 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney obviously didn’t want to acknowledge his team’s hole among its top six forwards just five days after Boston lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final to St. Louis. Asked specifically Monday at his year-end press conference about his priorities and where landing another...
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Ryan Hannable
June 17, 2019 - 8:27 am
Over the course of the past week, it was confirmed Nick Caserio is one of the most important people in the Patriots organization. After being approached by Houston to fill its vacant general manager’s job, the Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans reportedly due to language in his...
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