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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
March 23, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Some people go to Florida to retire, some visit for vacation and others head down to help steal an election. Forty-two-year-old Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara went to Florida to celebrate, and he made sure there were a few reasons to do so Saturday. Just five days after his 42nd birthday Chara...
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Patriots coach Bill Belichick
USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
March 23, 2019 - 11:46 am
Bill Belichick hit the town on Friday night in West Hollywood with his girlfriend, Linda Holliday, and was caught by reporters while waiting for the valet to bring the Porsche around. The Patriots coach was peppered with questions about Robert Kraft, Tom Brady’s recent Instagram skiing video and...
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USA Today Sports
Matt Kalman
March 23, 2019 - 10:26 am
The Boston Bruins won’t have to figure out a way to replace captain and defensive cornerstone Zdeno Chara for at least one more year. Chara agreed to a one-year contract extension Saturday worth $2 million with $1.75 million in performance bonuses. One day after his 42nd birthday, Chara told WEEI...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
March 22, 2019 - 8:09 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 Exhibition: St. Louis at NY Mets, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB Exhibition: Boston vs. Minnesota, 6:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-AM...
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Boston Bruins
Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
March 21, 2019 - 9:27 pm
Home in Toronto, the Maple Leafs were idle Thursday after splitting a road back-to-back – a loss at Nashville on Tuesday and a win in Buffalo on Wednesday. Perhaps the Bruins’ future first-round Stanley Cup playoffs opponent tuned in to Boston’s 5-1 win against the New Jersey Devils. Maybe the...
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Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
March 21, 2019 - 6:08 am
Welcome to Thursday’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 . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Seattle at Oakland, 5:35 p.m. (ESPN) MLB Exhibition: Toronto at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
March 20, 2019 - 7:52 am
Welcome to Wednesday’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 . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Seattle at Oakland, 5:35 p.m. (ESPN) MLB Exhibition: NY Yankees at Houston, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB...
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Sean Kuraly Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
March 19, 2019 - 9:53 pm
The Bruins averaged 3.3 goals per game while they went 12-3-1 in 16 games with David Pastrnak on the shelf letting his surgically repaired left thumb heal. So in Pastrnak’s return to the lineup Tuesday there was a chance the Bruins offense might let up and let their 31-goal-scoring co-leader in...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
March 19, 2019 - 5:51 am
Welcome to Tuesday’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 . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Detroit at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB Exhibition: Toronto vs. Boston, 1:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-AM...
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Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
March 18, 2019 - 5:16 pm
It shouldn’t be a surprise that Zdenek Chara, the prominent Greco-Roman wrestler, enjoyed a longer career than most. “At 47, he was beating up guys that were like 30 years old, wrestling. So he was really good,” his son, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara told WEEI.com on Monday. The younger Chara is...
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