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Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft, and Tom Brady receive the Lombardi trophy and are surrounded by confetti
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Bob Kraft “Hopes and Prays” Brady Chooses the Patriots or Retirement

For New England fans watching the Patriots’ devastating wild card weekend loss to the Tennessee Titans Saturday, it was hard to shake the feeling that […]

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The Celtics’ Tacko Fall Will Conduct the Holiday Pops Tonight

Looks like Gronk isn’t the only local sports star getting into the spirit of the season this week. Up-and-coming Celtics center Tacko Fall, one of […]

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Watch This Very Special Christmas Message from “Santa Gronk”

Everybody’s got their favorite Christmas characters, the kind that really deliver on the warmth and holiday cheer we’re all after this time of year. Maybe […]

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Who Do We Blame for the Patriots’ Unforced Spygate 2.0 Error?

So now the first head has rolled. This weekend, the Patriots revealed that the cameraman responsible for filming the Cincinnati Bengals from the press box […]

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It’s Time for College Athletes to Start Getting Paid

These days, it seems like anyone with a significant social media following can score a brand endorsement, regardless of talent or experience. So it’s hard […]

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Here’s Why Brady’s Goodbye to Best Buddies Matters

Maybe you tuned out the chatter about Brady’s odd contract negotiations and impending free agency. Perhaps you chalked the sale of his Brookline mansion up […]

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The WooSox Names That Didn’t Make the Cut, Ranked

Let’s face it: It was always gonna be WooSox. It’s tight and concise, it’s fun, it makes perfect sense, and basically everyone was already calling the […]

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It’s Time To Talk About Gronk’s Turtleneck

Boston, we need to talk about the Turtleneck. You know what I’m talking about: the black form-fitting pedestal atop which one Rob Gronkowski’s chin rested […]

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Raise a Glass (?) to the New Irish Pub-Themed (?) Celtics Jerseys

Doyle’s may be dead and gone, but its spirit very much lives on in the Celtics’ new city edition jerseys, which the team revealed today. […]

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The Interview: Boston Celtics Center and Activist Enes Kanter

Even before basketball season started, Enes Kanter, who joined the Celtics this year after a split season with the Knicks and Trail Blazers, was giving […]

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A Rumble in the Garden: Bruins v. Celtics

Bruins Off-Season Moves: GM Don Sweeney’s Bruins had a good team last season and, unlike the Celtics, didn’t need to rebuild their roster. Instead, Sweeney scored deals […]

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Here Are the 27 Boston Athletes Facial Recognition Technology Mistakenly Matched to Mugshots

Most Boston sports fans could spot Chris Sale or Christian Vazquez from miles away. Amazon’s facial recognition technology, however, maybe needs to take in a few more Red Sox games. […]

Eduardo Nunez #36, Eduardo Rodriguez #57, and Christian Vazquez #7 of the Boston Red Sox laugh with pitcher Luis Severino #50 of the New York Yankees during the 2018 Pedro Martinez Foundation Gala
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Have a Ball at the Pedro Martinez Foundation Gala in Boston

Fifteen years ago, Pedro Martinez was having a very different autumn than he’s having right now. Then the Red Sox’s ace pitcher, Martinez helped the team […]


The Head of the Charles Regatta, by the Numbers

225,000–300,000 Spectators expected to show up in person 7 Overcrowded bridges from which to watch the race 120,641 Dollars raised for Head of the Charles […]

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TD Garden Is Rethinking Its Cramped New Seats after All the Complaints

As fans get their first look at the freshly renovated TD Garden, one thing has become abundantly clear, especially to the longer-legged among them: The arena’s seats, all of which […]