Vladimir Putin

June 29, 2016 - 5:38 am
[caption id="attachment_79129" align="alignright" width="150"] Robert Kraft[/caption] As a franchise, the Patriots have had more than their share of surreal moments, but one of the strangest took place 11 years ago Tuesday. In June 2005, Robert Kraft was part of a group of businessmen who were...
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Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2014 - 9:38 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox slugger David Ortiz spent several minutes with NHK Japanese comedian Hironari Yamazaki after workouts Sunday at JetBlue Park and spoke the language of comedy and baseball fluently with his admiring guest. With the comedian's entourage looking on, Ortiz presented Yamazaki...
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January 27, 2014 - 10:49 am
According to Anatoly Pakhomov , the mayor of Sochi, there are no gay people in Sochi . "It'€™s not accepted here in the Caucasus where we live," Pakhomov said in an interview with BBC Panorama. "€œWe do not have them in our city." Pakhomov added that those who identified as gay were allowed to...
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January 20, 2014 - 6:34 am
A video that was posted Sunday by an Islamic militant group claiming to be responsible for two suicide bombings in Volograd is being investigated by Russia'€™s counter-terrorism agency . The bombing in Volograd, which killed 34 people, occurred last month. The video also warns of a strike during...
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January 20, 2014 - 4:24 am
While Vladimir Putin explained that gay athletes and fans should not fear coming to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, the Russian president also defended his country'€™s anti-gay law by linking homosexuality to pedophilia. "There are no fears for people with this nontraditional orientation who...
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September 03, 2013 - 5:44 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft , during a Tuesday appearance on "CBS This Morning" to promote the start of the NFL season, continued to rave about recently released backup quarterback Tim Tebow and added to speculation that the Patriots will consider bringing him back at some point this season. "Who's...
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August 16, 2013 - 4:25 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: MLB: Yankees at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN, MLB Network; WEEI-FM) Little League World Series : Canada vs. Chinese Taipei, 1 p...
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June 22, 2013 - 7:19 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he doesn't remember meeting Patriots owner Robert Kraft , but did say that if the Super Bowl XXXIX ring Kraft said Putin lifted "is so valuable," he would order a special piece of jewelry for the New England owner to replace the ring. '€œIf it is such...
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June 16, 2013 - 4:51 pm
Because there's no shortage of odd stories during the most fallow period on the NFL calendar, we introduce the latest chapter in the story of the Patriots' (allegedly) purloined Super Bowl ring. To recap: New England owner Robert Kraft told a story late last week -- one that has been recounted on...
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June 28, 2010 - 3:10 pm
Watching Monday'€™s edition of '€œPardon the Interruption,'€ I was reminded of a notable anniversary for the Patriots, one of the most surreal off-field moments in the history of a franchise that has seen more than its share of craziness. Five years ago today, Patriots owner Robert Kraft had...
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