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John Rooke
August 23, 2019 - 2:10 pm
Thinking out loud…while wondering about pie.Yup, pie. A shortfall in projected annual gambling revenue for the Ocean State? Maybe not for long. Our buddy Dan McGowan at the Boston Globe reported this week mobile sports betting should start in Rhode Island just in time for the NFL regular season. No...
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Jarrett Stidham
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Ryan Hannable
August 23, 2019 - 2:07 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- Thursday was a big night for Jarrett Stidham. The rookie played just over two quarters in the 10-3 win over the Panthers, as he relieved Tom Brady late in the second quarter and then played the rest of the game. While he went 15-for-19 with 134 yards passing, it wasn't as good of a...
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Andy Hart
August 23, 2019 - 12:32 pm
The story of the hat Tom Brady wore to and from Thursday night’s preseason contest with the Panthers at Gillette Stadium – sticking with the facts, no “Curious George” Man With The Yellow Hat jokes here – is apparently a simple one. And that's that on tonight. @TomBrady | #GoPats pic.twitter.com/...
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Rob Bradford
August 23, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Things haven't gone quite as planned for Matt Barnes this season. The strategy of using the reliever to face the meat of the opponents' batting order -- regardless of the inning -- has taken a detour, with the Red Sox for intent-and-purposes dubbing Brandon Workman as their ninth-inning guy. Part...
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Rob Bradford
August 23, 2019 - 9:50 am
Tom Brady has been sacked by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The "Tom Terrific" trademark request that had been filed by Brady's company TEB Capital Management has been denied by the USPTO, citing a "false connection" with former Mets pitcher Tom Seaver. The file was originally...
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Rob Bradford
August 23, 2019 - 9:30 am
The Patriots' special teams unit is seemingly taking a significant hit. According to the Boston Globe, special teams stalwart Brandon King is likely out for the season after tearing his quadriceps. He had been carted off the field in the second quarter of the Patriots' preseason game against the...
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Ryan Hannable
August 23, 2019 - 7:18 am
FOXBOROUGH — The third preseason game won’t be remembered for the 10-3 Patriots win over the Panthers, rather all the injuries that piled up along the way. The blue pop-up medical tent behind the Patriots sideline got quite the workout Thursday with numerous players getting injured — some leaving...
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Tom Brady and Julian Edelman
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Andy Hart
August 23, 2019 - 6:07 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Tom Brady is spending the summer trying to piece together a new-look Patriots passing attack. Rob Gronkowski is retired. Julian Edelman opened training camp in NFI with a thumb injury. Josh Gordon just got conditionally reinstated by the NFL and remains on NFI. Demaryius Thomas was on...
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Lucy Burdge
August 23, 2019 - 5:49 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Boston at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI) AROUND THE WEB: -- Rob Gronkowski returned to the football field recently...
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Wide receiver Jakobi Meyers
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Andy Hart
August 23, 2019 - 12:26 am
Prior to Thursday night’s third preseason game at Gillette Stadium, everything seemed to be coming easy for undrafted rookie receiver Jakobi Meyers in New England. Whether on the practice field or in preseason game action he caught just about everything thrown his way. He’d even developed a bit of...
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