The Mashup

USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
August 20, 2018 - 11:41 am
One of new ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro’s main objectives is to repair the WorldWide Leader’s seemingly frayed relationship with the NFL. In an apparent effort to do that, he says the network is going to move away from politics. At ESPN Media Day last week, Pitaro announced the network’s plans to...
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Lucy Burdge
August 20, 2018 - 7:24 am
Kenny Britt talked about his hamstring injury on Sunday, saying this summer with the Patriots is not exactly what he expected and he feels understandably behind in his preparation. “I expected to be out there,” the wide receiver said. “But my hamstring told me something different.” “Coming into...
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Lucy Burdge
August 20, 2018 - 6:59 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: Atlanta at PIttsburgh, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Cleveland at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: Houston at...
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Lucy Burdge
August 18, 2018 - 10:22 am
ESPN’s new president Jimmy Pitaro said on Friday the network will not air the national anthem before Monday Night Football games this season. Player protests during the national anthem have become a controversial issue for the NFL in the past couple of seasons, with players taking a knee to protest...
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Dreamstime
John Rooke
August 17, 2018 - 4:28 pm
Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever really happened to Barry Sanders? Worcester’s announcement Friday of a new stadium plan was expected. That the Pawtucket Red Sox have decided to move their operations, however, makes this more than just a day that Rhode Island lost a large slice of its’...
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Lucy Burdge
August 17, 2018 - 6:16 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: NY Mets at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Tampa Bay at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN) MLB: Houston at Oakland, 10 p...
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Alex Reimer
August 16, 2018 - 6:18 pm
Broncos president John Elway said Thursday he isn’t pursuing Colin Kaepernick to be his team’s backup quarterback, because Kaepernick has already turned down an offer from him. Interestingly enough, Elway left out when the offer was presented. Denver has a big hole on its quarterback depth chart,...
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Alex Reimer
August 16, 2018 - 12:20 pm
Chris Berman may be on his way back, back, back to ESPN. (Sorry, that was too easy). The iconic anchor is in discussions with the WorldWide Leader about an expanded role during the NFL season, according to the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand . Last year, Berman was bumped off the network’s pregame...
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Lucy Burdge
August 16, 2018 - 6:01 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: MLB: Tampa Bay at NY Yankees, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Arizona at...
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Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
August 15, 2018 - 6:02 am
Welcome to Wednesday’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 . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Seattle at Oakland, 3:35 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. (ESPN, NESN) AROUND THE WEB...
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