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Alex Reimer
January 17, 2019 - 11:40 am
Tom Brady showed a modicum of raw emotion in the immediate aftermath of the Patriots’ rout of the Chargers Sunday and it turned into the biggest story of AFC championship week. For the last year, we’ve talked incessantly about the end of the Brady-Belichick era. There was a rift between the two...
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Alex Reimer
January 14, 2019 - 12:55 pm
This entire week will not be dedicated to hammering Max “Cliff” Kellerman. You eventually have to stop whacking the pinata. But Kellerman remains the most disingenuous hot take artist out there. First, he won’t own up to his laughable three-season-old proclamation about Brady becoming a “bum in...
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Evan Marinofsky
January 12, 2019 - 4:03 pm
Fresh off a four-game win streak, the Boston Celtics laid an egg Thursday night, losing to the Miami Heat 115-99. Even worse, the Celtics had more drama, as Marcus Morris was seen pushing Jaylen Brown during a timeout . It's been no secret that the Celtics haven't been without their fair share of...
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Evan Marinofsky
January 12, 2019 - 3:56 pm
With the New England Patriots back on the Sunday NFL game schedule, so too was Max Kellerman's Tom Brady bashing. On First Take, Kellerman held nothing back when criticizing the 41-year old quarterback. "I'll say this: of the remaining quarterbacks in the AFC, [Brady> is dead last," said Kellerman...
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Alex Reimer
January 08, 2019 - 11:27 am
Rex Ryan probably took his job at ESPN with the supposition it would be a short-term arrangement, biting him enough time for league executives to forget his largely disastrous head coaching runs with the Jets and Bills. But two years later, it looks like Ryan might be spending his Sundays in...
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Alex Reimer
January 03, 2019 - 1:32 pm
ESPN analyst and ex-Patriots offensive lineman Damien Woody is coming to his colleague Ryan Clark’s defense after Steelers wideout Antonio Brown called the ex-safety an “Uncle Tom” for calling out his erratic behavior. On TV this week, Clark said Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin should “put his foot...
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Alex Reimer
January 03, 2019 - 11:33 am
Listeners who tune into WEEI this time of year are guaranteed to hear wall-to-wall football talk. Most of it is about the Patriots, but we also delve into league issues, ranging from the lack of black head coaches in the league to previewing Wild Card games between two out-of-market teams located...
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Alex Reimer
December 27, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The Boston sports media underwent more changes this year than the teams it covers. When the calendar flipped to 2018, Kirk Minihane looked like he was just in the beginning stages of his reign atop morning-drive, one of Bill Belichick’s leading antagonists was still filing columns and we had two...
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Alex Reimer
December 19, 2018 - 12:34 pm
As the Patriots’ Dynasty nears its apparent end, we’ve spent much of our time focusing on disingenuous carnival barkers such as Max Kellerman and Rob Parker. They make outrageous proclamations about Tom Brady –– he’s falling off the cliff! He’s the LOAT! –– and we get all riled up. But that’s for...
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Alex Reimer
December 18, 2018 - 10:19 am
ESPN’s rocky “Monday Night Football” crew is expected to return next season, and perhaps for many years after that. The Athletic’s Lindsay Jones spent a weekend in Seattle with the much-maligned broadcast team, prior to last Monday’s dreadful Vikings-Seahawks matchup. The game was bereft of offense...
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