The Mashup

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Alex Reimer
July 22, 2019 - 10:49 am
Dan Le Batard is off the air following his rant against ESPN management’s no-politics edict, at least for one day on one medium. The polarizing personality is skipping his radio show Monday, though he is expected to appear on his structured 30-minute television program, “Highly Questionable,” the...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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John Rooke
July 19, 2019 - 10:27 pm
Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Michael Collins? It’s a good argument, trying to decide upon something or someone as ‘Best Ever.’ It’s always open to interpretation – not something that can be properly defined or quantified, because qualifications and opinions constantly...
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ESPN says its politics aren’t driving viewers away. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)
Alex Reimer
July 19, 2019 - 12:15 pm
For the last year-and-a-half, ESPN has proudly shied away from political and social issues. Network president Jimmy Pitaro will tell anybody who will listen how the WorldWide Leader is now apolitical, thanks to his sterling leadership and apparent mandate to kiss up to Clay Travis and other bad...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
July 18, 2019 - 2:12 pm
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: Boston at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) AROUND THE WEB: -- Tom Brady has been named to Sports Illustrated’s...
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Lucy Burdge
July 17, 2019 - 8:53 pm
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: Toronto at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (NESN) AROUND THE WEB: -- The suspect in the Tom Brady laser-pointing case pleaded...
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Lucy Burdge
July 17, 2019 - 7:34 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: Tampa Bay at NY Yankees, 7:05 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN) AROUND THE WEB: -- Tom Brady...
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Alex Reimer
July 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Four summers ago, Judge Richard M. Berman was contemplating whether Tom Brady would be allowed to start the season with the Patriots after playing with deflated footballs. Suffice to say, he has a bit of a bigger decision ahead of him this summer, further highlighting the absurd heights Deflategate...
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John Rooke
July 12, 2019 - 12:43 pm
Thinking out loud…while wondering if this year’s ‘slowest sports week’ can measure up with last years’… For the first time in the history of Providence College athletics, more than $7 million was raised during the past fiscal year. That may not be a lot of dough for places like Alabama, Ohio State...
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Alex Reimer
July 10, 2019 - 12:48 pm
The U.S. women’s soccer team is seeing its impact spread well beyond the playing field. Prior to the club’s parade Wednesday, which took place in Manhattan and celebrated the USWNT’s second straight World Cup championship, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new pay equity law that mandates “equal...
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Lucy Burdge
July 09, 2019 - 8:24 am
Welcome to Tuesday’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 . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: All-Star Game, 8 p.m. (Fox) AROUND THE WEB: -- The Yankees are the most hated MLB team on Twitter, new data has found...
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