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Christian Pulisic
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John Tomase
January 03, 2019 - 12:45 pm
You might not know the name because the United States committed the unpardonable sin of failing to qualify for last summer's World Cup, but Christian Pulisic just cemented his status as the face and future of American soccer. The 20-year-old midfielder from Pennsylvania broke barriers as a teenager...
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Alex Reimer
January 03, 2019 - 11:33 am
Listeners who tune into WEEI this time of year are guaranteed to hear wall-to-wall football talk. Most of it is about the Patriots, but we also delve into league issues, ranging from the lack of black head coaches in the league to previewing Wild Card games between two out-of-market teams located...
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Ryan Hannable
January 02, 2019 - 9:55 pm
Here we are again, another year of the NFL head-coaching carousel and the Patriots coordinators are right in the middle of it. With eight head-coaching openings, plenty of people are being considered -- some new and some more of the same. Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels reportedly has interest...
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Alex Reimer
January 02, 2019 - 12:41 pm
We have spent the better part of the last year eulogizing the end of the Brady-Belichick era. But it’s time to stuff those retrospectives back in the drawer. After an uncharacteristically tumultuous offseason, followed by an uneven campaign that featured losses to five non-playoff teams, the...
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Ryan Hannable
January 01, 2019 - 9:57 pm
The playoffs are here except the Patriots do not yet know their opponent. Since they are the No. 2 seed in the AFC and have earned a first-round bye, they will not know who they will play until after the games on wild card weekend. The Patriots will host the highest seed to come out of this weekend...
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Mariano Rivera
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John Tomase
January 01, 2019 - 1:29 pm
The deadline for submitting Hall of Fame ballots passed on New Year's Eve and the class of 2019 will be announced later this month. The only sure thing is former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, who's bidding to become the first unanimous selection in history. He'll likely be joined by right-hander...
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Ryan Hannable
December 30, 2018 - 7:23 pm
FOXBORO — Sunday was a good day for the Patriots. In the regular-season finale, New England smoked the Jets, 38-3, which was its largest margin of victory since Week 16 of the 2016 season that also came against the Jets. The win secured the team’s ninth straight first-round bye, extending its own...
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Matt Kalman
December 29, 2018 - 10:32 pm
Sean Kuraly scored the game-winning-goal 3:44 into overtime of the Bruins’ 3-2 win at Buffalo on Saturday. The 25-year-old, who has always been known more for his body bashing that his offense, might as well have been the hero considering he’s now a top-line forward, a fact that Bruins shouldn’t be...
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Ryan Hannable
December 27, 2018 - 11:11 pm
FOXBORO — A roller coaster has ups and downs, twists and turns and Rob Gronkowski acknowledged his 2018 season has been like one. “I mean, we’ve been through a roller coaster, up and down throughout the whole season, and what you’ve got to do is just stay focused and keep on preparing and keep on...
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Alex Reimer
December 27, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The Boston sports media underwent more changes this year than the teams it covers. When the calendar flipped to 2018, Kirk Minihane looked like he was just in the beginning stages of his reign atop morning-drive, one of Bill Belichick’s leading antagonists was still filing columns and we had two...
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