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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    Jimmy Garoppolo
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    June 21, 2018 - 11:18 am
    The rest of the NFL has barely started to assemble a book on 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, but new teammate Richard Sherman already sees one tip-off that eagle-eyed defenders will be certain to exploit. Per Patrick Holloway of Niners Nation , Sherman revealed a simple tell that defenses could...
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    June 21, 2018 - 10:39 am
    The NBA draft is Thurdsay night, which means Celtics rumors are kicking into overdrive. The latest: multiple outlets are reporting the C's would like to trade up into the top four. According to ESPN , the Celtics are among a handful of teams engaged with the Grizzlies about acquiring the fourth...
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    Andrew Benintendi
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    June 21, 2018 - 12:07 am
    What are Red Sox pitchers not named Eduardo Rodriguez supposed to do -- throw shutouts every start? That's what it has felt like at times this month, including Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Twins. Since the start of June, Chris Sale and Steven Wright have lost 1-0 decisions. On Wednesday it was David...
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    June 20, 2018 - 8:50 am
    Could Marcus Smart end up in Dallas? According to a report from DallasBasketball.com , the Mavs are considering a run at the Dallas native in free agency, but only at the right price. From Mike Fisher's report: An NBA source tells DallasBasketball.com that depending on Smart's asking price, the...
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    June 19, 2018 - 9:42 am
    Jayson Tatum looked like the best player on the Celtics by the end of the playoffs, dunking on LeBron James and drilling a 3 to give the C's their final lead of the season in Game 7 against the Cavs. Coach Brad Stevens doesn't see Tatum as a remotely finished product, however. "I think he can get a...
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    June 18, 2018 - 5:21 pm
    Manny Machado isn't a fit for the Red Sox at the moment. That's the take of The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal in his latest notes column : The Boston Red Sox are among the clubs to contact the Orioles about Manny Machado, but president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski concluded the teams likely do...
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