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Alex Reimer
November 20, 2018 - 11:04 am
Monday night’s showdown between the Chiefs and Rams lived up to the hype. Both teams lit up the scoreboard in the most exhilarating regular season game in ages, giving all of us a potential Super Bowl preview. But in the aftermath of the 54-51 affair, you knew certain so-called football purists...
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Alex Reimer
November 09, 2018 - 11:26 am
The lobbying effort to bring the country’s premier college football show to Chestnut Hill started one month ago. Boston College routed ACC rival Louisville in mid-October, presenting Steve Addazio’s squad with an opportunity to control its own fate in one of college football’s legacy conferences...
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Alex Reimer
November 01, 2018 - 2:44 pm
Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers are facing off Sunday night, which means it’s time for national pundits to stoke up their favorite meaningless debate: which all-time great quarterback is better? On ESPN’s “First Take” Thursday , Max Kellerman took the hackneyed conversation in a different direction,...
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Alex Reimer
October 30, 2018 - 10:26 am
The unfortunate masses who tuned into “Monday Night Football” to watch the Patriots outlast the Bills in a primetime slog that made us all yearn for passed balls and pitching changes were simultaneously invited to one awkward hangout. Joe Tessitore, seemingly desperate to ingratiate himself with...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2018 - 12:14 pm
ESPN seemingly has a monopoly on breaking news in the NFL and NBA. The network’s team of ubiquitous Insiders, led by Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski, are portrayed as the unofficial papers of record for their respective leagues. When it comes to baseball, however, ESPN is lagging behind the...
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Alex Reimer
October 02, 2018 - 10:26 am
There seems to be an Anti-Gronk sentiment that’s building in some NFL circles. Last week, Bill Belichick confidante Mike Lombardi declared the Patriots’ tight end has lost some quickness. Interestingly enough, Belichick did not refute that on OMF Monday , saying it’s a “hard question” and “week-to-...
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Alex Reimer
October 01, 2018 - 11:12 am
Over the summer, Jemele Hill talked about her desire to move on from sports and opine more frequently about social and political issues. “As much as I’d like to tell you about Golden State’s latest game or tell you about why Jacksonville can win the Super Bowl, some days I just didn’t give a s—...
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Aaron Halford
September 28, 2018 - 11:40 am
Despite adding All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins this offseason, the Golden State Warriors aren't taking their next championship for granted, and it sounds like they're expecting the Celtics to be their biggest challengers. Earlier this week, Klay Thompson called Boston "a team to reckon with." Now...
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Alex Reimer
September 25, 2018 - 11:14 am
ESPN finds itself mired in another political controversy. On “Monday Night Football” last night, new color analyst Jason Witten was bemoaning the NFL’s new roughing the passer initiative, which resulted in four flags for QB hits during Steelers-Buccaneers. While Witten is far from the only person...
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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Four years ago, former ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer proclaimed the Patriots weren’t good anymore following their Week 4 loss to the Chiefs at Gillette Stadium in 2014, which resulted in Tom Brady getting pulled for then-rookie Jimmy Garoppolo. The Patriots, of course, wound up winning the Super Bowl,...
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