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WEEI
September 27, 2018 - 11:02 pm
WEEI was named Sports Station of the Year at the 2018 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Awards on Thursday night. It is WEEI's fifth Marconi Award. The awards recognize outstanding personalities and stations. Finalists were selected by a task force of broadcasters, and the winners...
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Alex Reimer
September 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm
The Tom Brady-Peyton Manning debate was settled years ago, when the former was producing some of the best seasons of his career while the latter could barely throw a football 10 yards. That is, except in the eyes of one of Brady’s most notorious critics. Football Outsider’s Scott Kacsmar, who...
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Alex Reimer
September 27, 2018 - 12:24 pm
The Patriots are in desperate need of offensive weapons and star Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell still hasn’t reported to play. Under usual circumstances, New England would likely be linked to the dynamic backfield threat. But of course, matters are complicated, since Bell plays for the Steelers...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
September 27, 2018 - 12:17 pm
We now know who the Yankees will be sending out to the mound against the Red Sox at Fenway Park this week. It will be J.A. Happ in the series opener against Brian Johnson, with Lance Lynn going up against Nathan Eovaldi Saturday and Luis Severino matching up with Rick Porcello Sunday. While the...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
September 27, 2018 - 11:29 am
Alex Cora has said all along that the Red Sox' approach against the Yankees in the teams' three-game series at Fenway Park this weekend would be all about prioritizing his own team. Sure, the Yankees are in a dogfight with the A's to determine where the Wild Card Game will be played Wednesday, but...
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USA Today Sports
Josue Pavon
September 27, 2018 - 11:08 am
When the Celtics season came to an end the night of Game 7 against the Cavs last year, Marcus Morris was skeptical about his future in Boston. The return of Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and Daniel Theis meant Morris would return to the reduced role he saw throughout most of the regular season. "I'm...
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Ryan Hannable
September 27, 2018 - 10:53 am
FOXBORO -- Two of the most popular Patriots players from the last few years will be on the other sideline Sunday afternoon when the Patriots host the Dolphins -- Danny Amendola and Brandon Bolden. Amendola signed a two-year deal as a free agent this offseason, and then after getting released on cut...
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Alex Reimer
September 27, 2018 - 10:38 am
The hype around the Celtics isn’t just constrained to the corridors of Interstate 495. It’s stretched all the way to the Oracle Arena in Oakland, where the defending NBA champion Warriors play their home games. In an interview with NBC Sports Bay Area , Golden State guard Klay Thompson said he...
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WEEI.com
Alex Reimer
September 27, 2018 - 10:15 am
Four years ago, it seemed like NESN was attempting to position itself for the post-Remy era. Beloved color analyst Jerry Remy took an indefinite leave of absence after his son was arrested for murder towards the end of the 2013 campaign and also missed time with pneumonia that season. With Dennis...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
September 27, 2018 - 1:40 am
The message from Alex Cora had been consistent for more than a week: Wednesday was an important day. Chris Sale was pitching. With just under an hour left until Sept. 26 turned into Sept. 27 the Red Sox manager offered his synopsis. "Not great, we saw that," Cora said in response to the first...
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