The Mashup

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Lucy Burdge
October 08, 2018 - 10:57 pm
Ron Darling is apparently a strong proponent of baseball’s unwritten rules. During the TBS broadcast of Game 3 of the ALDS Monday night, Darling said he was not a fan of Andrew Benintendi swinging on a 3-0 pitch while the Red Sox were leading the Yankees 10-1. “I would find that offensive,...
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Alex Reimer
October 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett gave a more forthright assessment about Christopher Columbus in six tweets than most kids learn the entire time they’re in grammar school. On Monday, the outspoken Bennett marked the Columbus Day holiday with a blunt reminder of who the revered Italian...
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Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
October 08, 2018 - 6:04 am
We have reached Week 5 in this NFL season and it was a good one for the Patriots but not such a great one for some other teams. Or Mason Crosby. Here’s how it all played out on Twitter. Blake Bortles had a terrible first half of the Jaguars-Chiefs game. Blake Bortles keeps changing week to week. He...
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Lucy Burdge
October 08, 2018 - 6:02 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: Houston at Cleveland, 1:30 p.m. (TBS) MLB: LA Dodgers at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. (FS1) MLB: Boston at NY Yankees, 7:40 p.m...
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John Rooke
October 05, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Thinking out loud…while wondering if October can qualify as the best sports month of the year… Mark Whipple’s suspension at UMass is a sure sign that political correctness continues to run amok. Context people, context. Consider what he said – which had absolutely zero to do with sexual assault. A...
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Ron Chenoy-USA Today
Alex Reimer
October 05, 2018 - 11:26 am
The hardest part about compiling any hypothetical Mount Rushmore is limiting the group to four people. That’s how many presidents are featured on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota, and thus, that’s how many sports figures are featured on Boston’s Mount Rushmore –– or any other...
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Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
October 05, 2018 - 5:49 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: Cleveland at Houston, 2:05 p.m. (TBS) MLB: Colorado at Milwaukee, 4:15 p.m. (FS1) MLB: NY Yankees at Boston, 7:32 p.m...
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WEEI
October 04, 2018 - 1:04 pm
In his Monday Football Morning in America piece for NBC Sports , Peter King said he would not be appearing on any of Barstool's platforms following reading a few stories last week written about the company. (King had been a guest on the podcast Pardon My Take.) Appearing on Dale & Keefe...
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Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
Lucy Burdge
October 04, 2018 - 6:14 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: Colorado at Milwaukee, 5:07 p.m. (FS1) MLB: Atlanta at LA Dodgers, 8:37 p.m. (MLB Network) NFL: Indianapolis at New...
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Lucy Burdge
October 03, 2018 - 9:01 am
The Cubs lost a heart-wrenching wild card game on Tuesday, falling 2-1 to the Rockies in 13 innings. And Jon Lester had a very straight-forward response to the end of his team’s season. “Sometimes you need to get your (expletive) knocked in the dirt to appreciate it,” he said. “Maybe we needed that...
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