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Bill Belichick, Tom Brady
USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
July 25, 2019 - 11:48 am
So far this year, two of our biggest sports stars have launched petulant crusades against members of the media, blaming them for stoking division among teammates and spouting ad hominem attacks. An aggrieved Kyrie Irving dedicated his last act in Boston to lambasting the NBA press, from insulting...
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Alex Reimer
July 18, 2019 - 10:54 am
One of the characteristics that defines Dennis Eckersley throughout his extensive profile in Boston Globe Magazine is his humility. The man remains cordial with the ex-teammate who stole his wife, never mind Eck’s friendship with Kirk Gibson, who hit one of the most famous home runs in baseball...
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Alex Reimer
June 24, 2019 - 12:48 pm
One of the downsides of being an owned by a multibillionaire with extensive business ties to local institutions is the conflict of interest question. For the Boston Globe, which is owned by John Henry, this dilemma arises whenever there’s unflattering Red Sox news. So it is unsurprising some...
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Getty Images
Alex Reimer
June 19, 2019 - 12:27 pm
In the middle of the Red Sox game Tuesday, NESN anchor Kacie McDonnell issued a seemingly random apology for those who don't always watch the network closely. While narrating one of those silly viral video fan highlights the previous night –– some wacky guy at a minor league game was eating...
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WEEI.com
Alex Reimer
June 18, 2019 - 3:29 pm
The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin says he doesn’t understand the outrage over his much-discussed Nick Caserio column. On Monday, Volin authored a piece with the headline, “ The real story in the Patriots-Texans clash: Nick Caserio wants out .” The piece addresses Caserio’s near-departure to the Texans,...
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Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
May 24, 2019 - 12:31 pm
The Encore Boston Harbor hotel and casino is poised to become one of the most high-profile operations in the city when it opens next month. The gargantuan resort, which is owned and operated by Wynn Resorts, will boast 671 rooms and suites, 15 restaurants and bars, a 3,000-square foot gambling hall...
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Robert Kraft
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Alex Reimer
May 15, 2019 - 3:28 pm
At the onset of the Robert Kraft case, most journalists took the authorities at their word. It was a big mistake, leading to misrepresentations and rather incredible exaggerations. Within days of the charges being announced, the New York Times came out with an investigative piece about the sex...
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Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Boston Globe has blocked numerous comments to its articles about the Red Sox’ upcoming White House visit, including some that don’t appear to violate any editorial standards, unless one counts being critical of team owner and publisher John Henry as inappropriate. Northeastern journalism...
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Alex Reimer
April 18, 2019 - 11:52 am
When I was 10 years old, I spent my Thanksgiving Day refreshing the AOL Red Sox message board for the latest news on Theo Epstein’s meal with the Schilling family. Fresh off the excitement of the Ryan Rupe acquisition, I was anxiously awaiting to see if the Sox would land one of the best big-game...
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USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
April 11, 2019 - 1:01 pm
One of the prevailing mysteries in the gossipy world of Boston sports media is what happened with Jorge Andres at NBC Sports Boston. The veteran anchor, who worked at ESPN for four years prior to his hiring, left the regional network before he even hit the air. Further complicating matters, NBC...
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