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Alex Reimer
August 15, 2019 - 11:40 am
At the height of the Cold War, the United States and Soviet Union each adhered to the theory of Mutually Assured Destruction, which predicted a full-scale nuclear entanglement between the two superpowers would result in the complete annihilation of both parties –– and the world. As a result, the U...
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Alex Reimer
August 14, 2019 - 9:44 am
The moronic Twitter feud between Dave Portnoy and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received an injection Tuesday night from the president’s most dimwitted son. Earlier Tuesday, the Barstool Sports Founder criticized staffers at the Ringer for their efforts to unionize, and shared a blog post he wrote in...
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Alex Reimer
June 26, 2019 - 11:33 am
We are in the midst of the NFL doldrums. Patriots training camp doesn’t begin for another month and Bill Belichick is busy cavorting in the Greek islands with his boo. Yet, ex-career backup quarterback and obscure NFL analyst Chris Simms has dominated the Boston sports conversation for nearly the...
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Alex Reimer
May 29, 2019 - 2:57 pm
At TD Garden Wednesday, more than 17,000 fans will be waving their yellow Bruins towels, an in-arena ritual that seemingly every NHL team now employs in some fashion. The towel does not just include the Bruins’ brown bear, however. Barstool Sports is sponsoring the towel for Game 2 of the Stanley...
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Alex Reimer
February 26, 2019 - 12:21 pm
On “Felger & Mazz” Monday, a caller told a sophomoric joke about Robert Kraft allegedly soliciting prostitution. He was dropped within seconds, and the hosts who have spent years accusing other media members of being in the bag for the home team scrambled to move onto the Bruins’ acquisition of...
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Alex Reimer
February 04, 2019 - 1:21 pm
The NFL keeps giving David Portnoy exactly what he wants. Last week, they kicked him out of Media Night, allowing him to play the martyrdom card in a parade of TV interviews. Then on Sunday, security dragged Portnoy out of Mercedes Benz-Stadium. Unsurprisingly, Portnoy, who was wearing a disguise,...
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Lucy Burdge
February 03, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Dave Portnoy was dragged out of his Super Bowl seat by security during the game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Portnoy, along with Barstool Sports, was banned by the NFL from attending any Super Bowl events, including the game itself, but Portnoy gained access anyway despite the ridiculous ban. BAD BOY...
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Alex Reimer
January 31, 2019 - 1:32 pm
The Boston Globe says there’s a lack of buzz surrounding this Patriots Super Bowl run, because the Public Garden’s duckling statues are not decked in Patriots regalia and an owner of a sports apparel stand in South Station says he hasn’t sold many “Beat LA” shirts over the last few days. Oh, and...
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Alex Reimer
January 12, 2019 - 10:30 am
For years, Barstool Sports’ critics have derided the company’s racist and misogynistic comment section as the scorn of humanity. It turns out David Portnoy agrees. In a blog post published Friday, Barstool’s founder said he is shutting down the comment section due to the incessant bigotry that...
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Alex Reimer
October 11, 2018 - 11:49 am
Last week, legendary NFL scribe Peter King generated headlines when he pledged he would no longer appear on Barstool Sports platforms, due to the company’s history of online harassment and misogynistic tone. King, a frequent guest on Barstool’s popular “Pardon My Take” podcast, made his...
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