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Gordon Hayward
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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2019 - 9:55 am
When iconic CBS anchor Walter Cronkite turned against the war in Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson infamously said he had lost America. The same logic applies to me and Stephen A. Smith’s latest musings about Gordon Hayward receiving preferential treatment in Boston due to his race. As devout...
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Alex Reimer
March 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
To quote the kids, Adam Schefter should take the L. ESPN’s ubiquitous NFL Insider, who will undoubtedly break nearly every major free agent signing next week, whiffed on his report that Robert Kraft would not be the biggest name involved in the recent wide-range prostitution bust in South Florida,...
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Alex Reimer
March 06, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Nearly every single sports commentator or analyst is forced to combat some form of conflicted interest, given the prevalence of league- and team-owned networks and partnership agreements. Here in Boston, for example, the Red Sox own 70 percent of NESN and NBC Sports Boston broadcasts Celtics games...
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Lucy Burdge
March 05, 2019 - 10:28 am
ESPN MLB analyst Jessica Mendoza is set to join the Mets front office in a player-evaluation role, it was reported on Tuesday. She will also have other duties within the organization. The Mets are going to name Jessica Mendoza as part of their front office, according to multiple sources. Mendoza...
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Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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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Rob Bradford
February 21, 2019 - 9:55 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Alex Cora isn't going to shy away from the talk shows. In fact, he embraces the conversation. This was the message passed along by the Red Sox manager when joining Glenn Ordway, Lou Merloni and Christian Fauria at JetBlue Park Thursday for a 20-minute sit-down that touched on...
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Alex Reimer
February 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm
The NFL is the most valuable property in television and there isn’t a close second. NFL games accounted for 46 of the 50 most-watched shows on TV last season and ratings increased five-percent over the previous year. Though the NFL has always been a ratings juggernaut, it’s never been more dominant...
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Alex Reimer
February 05, 2019 - 9:42 am
Unsurprisingly, it doesn’t seem like Max Kellerman is taking the Patriots’ sixth Super Bowl victory all that well. On “First Take” Monday, Kellerman refused to say Tom Brady is the best football player ever, still insisting he would rather have Peyton Manning or Aaron Rodgers. His two cohorts,...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Lucy Burdge
January 31, 2019 - 7:32 am
Welcome to Thursday’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 . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Milwaukee at Toronto, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Philadelphia at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) NHL: Philadelphia at Boston...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Alex Reimer
January 24, 2019 - 11:54 am
Max Kellerman and Rob Parker own us like Tom Brady owns Gus Bradley’s Cover 3 defense. We spend much of our time chastising them for their latest silly anti-Brady take, whether it’s Kellerman laughably proclaiming Brady’s herculean late-game performance against the Chiefs was “lucky” or Parker...
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