The Mashup

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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Alex Reimer
June 18, 2018 - 11:25 am
One of the prevailing questions about the Kevin Cullen saga is how Marathon survivors feel about the Boston Globe columnist fabricating details of the day’s events in his subsequent reporting and commentary. Kim Donohue, whose husband, Dic, is the transit police officer who was shot and nearly...
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USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
June 18, 2018 - 7:13 am
Welcome to Monday’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 . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Arizona at LA Angels (ESPN) AROUND THE WEB: -- Tom Brady’s interview with Oprah Winfrey premiered on Sunday and one of...
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Alex Reimer
June 15, 2018 - 6:49 pm
The Boston Globe announced Friday it will suspend columnist Kevin Cullen without pay for three months after confirming he fabricated details about the Boston Marathon bombings when reporting on the terrorist attack. WEEI’s “Kirk & Callahan” first exposed the inaccuracies . Cullen, who’s been on...
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WEEI
June 15, 2018 - 4:07 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering how I can be randomly selected for jury duty, yet not be randomly selected to win the lottery? College hoops yet? We only have five more months to go, along with the finish of the baseball season, the kickoff to football and the start to pro...
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Alex Reimer
June 15, 2018 - 10:54 am
World Cup matches will likely be played in Foxboro in 2026, but don’t worry, the disruption should be relatively minimal, according to one of the country’s leading sports economists and critics of large international sporting events. Andrew Zimbalist, an economist at Smith College and author of “...
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Lucy Burdge
June 15, 2018 - 9:34 am
Donald Trump tweeted on Friday thanking everyone for the compliments for securing the 2026 World Cup for North America and also thanked Robert Kraft for his “excellent advice” in helping “Thank you for all of the compliments on getting the World Cup to come to the U.S.A., Mexico and Canada. I...
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Lucy Burdge
June 15, 2018 - 6:46 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: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 8 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) AROUND THE WEB...
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Lucy Burdge
June 14, 2018 - 4:13 pm
Another scene from Tom Brady’s upcoming interview with Oprah has been released and in it, Oprah asks Brady about players kneeling during the national anthem. “Taking a knee divided the country,” Oprah said. “What was going on in your own locker room?” Video of Tom Brady on Kneeling in the NFL:...
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Alex Reimer
June 14, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Stephen A. Smith says he went too far when professing his love for the rear-end. In a now-viral video, Snoop Dogg asks Smith about his favorite part of the female anatomy. The interview, which aired on Snoop Dogg's YouTube show, was conducted in October. “I’m associated with Walt Disney, but dammit...
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