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Alex Reimer
December 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
The sycophantic NFL media covers the issue of domestic violence better than it once did. When Ray Rice was first suspended for two games, Adam Schefter said his sources were wondering whether commissioner Roger Goodell was “ lenient enough ” with the running back who knocked out his fiancee in an...
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Alex Reimer
September 28, 2018 - 10:39 am
The long-running debate surrounding Barstool Sports and its crude culture kicked into overdrive this week with the Daily Beast’s takedown of the now-$100 million media goliath. The article, titled “ Inside Barstool Sports’ Culture of Online Hate ,” chronicles the company’s history of offensive...
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USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
September 13, 2018 - 12:49 pm
There were several major takeaways from the Patriots’ big win over the Texans Sunday: Tom Brady didn’t exhibit any rust after the strangest offseason of his career, Rob Gronkowski picked up right where he left off, and Bill Belichick looked to be in just as much control as ever following months of...
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Alex Reimer
September 13, 2018 - 9:05 am
The Celtics haven’t opened up camp yet, and we already have our first “Average Al” debate of the season. Joy to the world. Sports Illustrated recently unveiled its annual top 100 NBA player list . Six players on the Celtics made the cut, which speaks to their elevated status entering the 2018-19...
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USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
June 18, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Ed Werder chastised a female Sports Illustrated writer on Twitter for encouraging other women to apply for an open news writing position at the magazine. That sentence encapsulates social media in a nutshell. On Monday, SI senior writer Charlotte Wilder, who was a topic on our airwaves last year...
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Lucy Burdge
May 09, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Peter King appeared on Richard Deitsch’s podcast for the Athletic on Wednesday and revealed he once offered to resign from Sports Illustrated over his erroneous Deflategate reporting. In 2015, King confirmed Chris Mortensen’s report saying the footballs the Patriots used in the AFC Championship...
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Alex Reimer
August 30, 2017 - 10:40 am
Tom Brady is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week for the 21st time in his career. But he also brought along some smaller co-stars. The cover shot features Brady kneeling with the headline, “The Patriots Problem,” written over him in bold white lettering. A litany of shrunken-sized players...
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September 10, 2013 - 10:54 am
Sports Illustrated dropped a bombshell on the college football world Tuesday morning with a story that claims at least eight former Oklahoma State football players received cash and other benefits from boosters and members of the coaching staff and implicates at least 29 other players in the...
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March 06, 2013 - 7:30 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft was named the 12th most powerful person in sports by Sports Illustrated in the March 11 issue of the magazine. According to SI: Kraft, 71, made himself invaluable to the NFL with his work on its broadcast, finance and compensation committees. And as an owner trusted by...
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December 03, 2012 - 5:06 am
NBA MVP LeBron James was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year , the magazine announced Monday. James, 27, won his first NBA championship in 2012, leading the Heat past the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals and then past the Thunder in the NBA finals . He also won a gold medal...
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