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Alex Reimer
March 25, 2019 - 11:08 am
Until Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement, Robert Kraft was the topic de jour of the NFL owners’ meetings. Commissioner Roger Goodell must start thinking about how to discipline Kraft, who sits on five league committees and is expected to be in Phoenix this week. But Adam Schefter says it...
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Alex Reimer
March 20, 2019 - 11:25 am
It doesn’t seem likely Robert Kraft will take the plea deal from Florida prosecutors that would make his misdemeanor charges for soliciting prostitution disappear in exchange for admitting he would’ve been found guilty in a court of law. The New York Post cites sources close to Kraft who say there’...
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Alex Reimer
March 20, 2019 - 9:11 am
The NFL is receiving pressure from anti-human-trafficking activists to banish Robert Kraft from the league if the prostitution allegations against him are true. On Tuesday, 84 survivors of sexual exploitation and various anti-sexual exploitation groups sent a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell...
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Alex Reimer
February 25, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Robert Kraft will probably suffer nominal legal penalties for his misdemeanor charge of twice soliciting prostitutes at a seedy day spa in Florida. The more complicated scenario involves how the NFL will discipline one of its most powerful kingmakers, especially considering the Patriots’ strained...
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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 04, 2019 - 1:21 pm
The NFL keeps giving David Portnoy exactly what he wants. Last week, they kicked him out of Media Night, allowing him to play the martyrdom card in a parade of TV interviews. Then on Sunday, security dragged Portnoy out of Mercedes Benz-Stadium. Unsurprisingly, Portnoy, who was wearing a disguise,...
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Alex Reimer
January 31, 2019 - 1:32 pm
The Boston Globe says there’s a lack of buzz surrounding this Patriots Super Bowl run, because the Public Garden’s duckling statues are not decked in Patriots regalia and an owner of a sports apparel stand in South Station says he hasn’t sold many “Beat LA” shirts over the last few days. Oh, and...
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Alex Reimer
January 30, 2019 - 1:52 pm
Roger Goodell has already reinstated Josh Gordon once from an indefinite suspension due to substance abuse. The commissioner suggested Wednesday he’s open to possibly doing it again, but Gordon has lots of work to do first. The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin asked Goodell about Gordon at his annual Super...
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Lucy Burdge
January 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
Welcome to Friday’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 . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Toronto at Houston, 8 p.m. (ESPN) AROUND THE WEB: -- Saints tight end Benjamin Watson called out Roger Goodell in a...
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Alex Reimer
January 24, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Most people with eyes agree that Julian Edelman didn’t touch the ball when the Chiefs punted to him in the fourth quarter of the AFC championship. The officials, amazingly, got one right. That is, most people besides Jerry Jones. The Cowboys owner says he believes the call was wrongly overturned. “...
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