John Tomase

John Tomase joins WEEI.com after nine years at the Boston Herald, including five as Red Sox columnist. A Mansfield native and Tufts grad, he has also written for the Sporting News, Baseball America, Pro Football Weekly, and Men's Fitness. He grew up on Steve Grogan, Ray Bourque, and Larry Bird, and will always believe Hagler beat Sugar Ray.

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    Le'Veon Bell
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    July 18, 2018 - 2:12 pm
    Le'Veon Bell might by the most dynamic player in football, and he's at odds with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson believes he has the perfect landing place for the Pro Bowler: New England. Speaking to TMZ Sports ( as recapped by clutchpoints.com ), Dickerson laid out one...
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    July 18, 2018 - 12:23 am
    Pedro Martinez won a World Series and two Cy Young Awards with the Red Sox. Before he knew how magical his Hall of Fame run in Boston would be, he had very different ideas about where he might make his name. Appearing on the Rich Eisen Show, Martinez said that he grew up a Yankees fan, once spent $...
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    Mookie Betts
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    July 17, 2018 - 10:45 pm
    Updates on the Red Sox All-Stars, who were largely bit players in the American League's 8-6 victory, in a game that featured a record 10 home runs, which accounted for all but one run. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer went back-to-back in the 10th to win it. -- Left-hander Chris...
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    AL All-Star lineups
    Rob Bradford/WEEI.com
    July 16, 2018 - 2:37 pm
    The Red Sox are the best team in baseball and Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez are their two best hitters, so it should be no surprise that they've been given positions of prominence in the American League All-Star lineup. Betts will bat leadoff for A.J. Hinch's AL squad, with Martinez slotting in at...
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    July 16, 2018 - 2:16 pm
    If you think Chris Sale feels like the most dominant pitcher in the American League, apparently Astros manager A.J. Hinch agrees. Sale was named the American League starter in the All-Star Game for the third straight season on Monday, and for the second straight year, he'll be opposed by Washington...
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    July 16, 2018 - 1:27 pm
    Celtics forward Jayson Tatum played in the Patrick McCaw Pro-Am basketball tournament in his hometown of St. Louis over the weekend and guess what? He dominated. Go figure. Tatum drilled shots from practically everywhere on the floor, and he threw down a series of rim-rattling dunks, too, as the...
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    Kylian Mbappe, France
    Tim Groothuis/USA Today Sports
    July 15, 2018 - 1:43 pm
    Croatia ran out of miracles. The upstart World Cup finalists from a country of only 4 million had reached the final against mighty France with three straight victories in extra time, including a pair of penalty kick shootouts. On Sunday, they erased an early 1-0 deficit before France took control...
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