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WEEI
April 09, 2019 - 3:36 pm
The Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title before their 2019 home opener on Tuesday. The pregame festivities featured all the returning players getting their rings, a bunch of former Red Sox -- including their most recent World Series MVPs -- taking the field, and members of the Super...
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Nick Friar
April 09, 2019 - 2:26 pm
It’s been said quite a bit since the turn of the century, but it’s hard to believe just how many championships the city of Boston has celebrated since the Patriots won their first one. While the Pats set the standard professional sports teams across the country, never mind Boston, the fact the Red...
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Alex Reimer
April 04, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Umpire Ron Kulpa went viral Thursday for jawing with the Astros dugout on at least three occasions and acting like a big jerk. The Red Sox are all too familiar with the veteran official’s unprofessional and combative behavior. Three years ago, Kulpa ejected both David Ortiz and ex-manager John...
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Lucy Burdge
March 25, 2019 - 10:11 pm
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: Boston vs. Chicago Cubs, 3:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-AM 850) NBA: Boston at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (NBCSB) NBA:...
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John Tomase
March 03, 2019 - 12:29 pm
David Ortiz has no interest in pulling a Jason Witten. The Red Sox slugger-turned-broadcaster likes life just fine in the booth. When he hung up his spikes in 2016, he did so for good, and he feels no pull to return to the field, a la the Cowboys tight end, who broadcast one underwhelming season of...
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John Tomase
March 03, 2019 - 12:18 pm
David Ortiz wanted to bust some balls in the time-honored tradition of pregame stretching, but it turns out class was in session. The all-time Red Sox great visited Fort Myers on Saturday in his role as advisor or special assistant or whatever honorary title the team has bestowed upon him, and what...
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John Tomase
February 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Here's a simple question: How much does John Henry make in a year? The simple answer is none of us has any idea. We just know he's a billionaire. Now ask that question of David Price. Oh, that's easy -- $31 million. Or Mookie Betts, who just scored $20 million in arbitration. Or J.D. Martinez, who...
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Rob Bradford
January 23, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Rodney Butler had known David Ortiz for more than 10 years. The relationship began with the current Foxwoods' Interim CEO & Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council Chairman crossing paths with the slugger at Fenway. The former University of Connecticut defensive back routinely met up with Ortiz...
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Ryan Hannable
January 19, 2019 - 3:12 pm
David Ortiz knows a thing or two about playing a sport at age 40, as that was the last season of his career. Appearing on WEEI with Lou Merloni and Greg Dickerson at Foxwoods as part of Red Sox Winter Weekend, Ortiz gave some advice to Tom Brady on when he should step away from the game. “I have to...
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Rob Bradford
January 03, 2019 - 9:20 am
David Ortiz is keeping a close eye on the Hall of Fame votes. Ortiz's first go-round on the ballot is still three years away, but that doesn't mean this batch of candidates won't impact the former Red Sox' star's candidacy when it comes to Cooperstown. And there is one name, in particular, who...
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