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FOXBORO — Monday night was probably not a good night for Rob Gronkowski.

The tight end was sitting at home watching his team fall to the Dolphins 27-20, in a game that likely would have been different if the Patriots had him in the lineup. Gronkowski was suspended following his late hit to...Read more

There is an overwhelming volume of evidence that shows Boston is more racially segregated, and unwelcoming to people of color, than other major cities in the U.S. It doesn’t mean modern-day Boston is akin to Selma, Ala. during Jim Crow or that the area is crawling with bigots. But the troubling...Read more

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There doesn't seem to be any hard feelings. Not like the old days, anyway.

Times were different when Dave Dombrowski was running the Tigers and the perception was that Scott Boras would attempt to expedite deals for his clients by going over the general manager's...Read more

FOXBORO — A lot has been made of Tom Brady’s play the last few weeks, especially after Monday night’s 27-20 loss to the Dolphins.

It was Brady’s worst game in quite some time, as he finished 24-for-43 with 233 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions for a quarterback rating of 59.5. It...Read more

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Red Sox would be wise to pull this one off.

The Sox might have gotten their face-to-face with J.D. Martinez Tuesday night, while positioning themselves to offer more money than any other suitor. But that doesn't mean the Giancarlo Stanton-induced angst has...Read more

The #MeToo movement has deposed powerful men in Hollywood, media, politics and business. Now it appears to be racing towards the world of professional sports.

On Monday,...Read more

Tom Brady

The Patriots once again face the Steelers with everything on the line. And we'll once again ask the only question that matters -- is Pittsburgh paying attention?

Year after year, the Steelers meet the Pats in a game that matters. And year after year, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin beats...Read more

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — First, let’s get it out of the way. 

The Patriots’ 27-20 loss to the Dolphins Monday night in South Florida doesn’t impact their playoff status, as they still would earn the AFC’s No. 1 overall seed if they win their remaining three games. But, it did show some...Read more

On a Sunday afternoon in late July, Rob Ninkovich stepped to the Gillette Stadium podium to announce his retirement after eight seasons with the Patriots.

With almost the entire team and coaching staff present, the defensive end/linebacker discussed how he earned everything he...Read more

The Boston Globe professes to hold the institutions it covers accountable. But apparently, it doesn't apply those same standards to itself. 

Just before 6:00 p.m. Friday, the Globe published a...Read more