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Some people don’t understand how good Tom Brady is.

Yes, it’s hard to find someone now after five Super Bowls who believes he isn’t the greatest quarterback in the history of the game, but even with that acknowledgement, sometimes it isn’t enough for what Brady is doing at age 40.

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One of Jerry Jones’ central complaints against commissioner Roger Goodell is the NFL’s proclivity to move from controversy to controversy. The league is seemingly always caught up in a public relations disaster, whether it’s over pertinent matters like domestic violence or trivial nonsense such...Read more

Games in November do not matter. Steph Curry, playing through a thigh injury, ran into foul trouble way too early and could never find his groove in what finished as a 3-for-14 night from the field. The Warriors as a whole consistently found themselves on the wrong end of borderline calls. Al...Read more

There’s a conflict in Boston. That’s nothing new.

But it’s not just between the Celtics and Warriors at TD Garden on Thursday in what has emerged as the most anticipated regular-season game in recent NBA memory, or the Bruins and Kings on the other side of the country late Thursday night....Read more

Poor Jimmy G. When the Patriots shipped him to San Francisco last month, he reportedly couldn’t “get on the plane fast enough.” Since the 49ers are terrible, one could...Read more

The Patriots running backs are good. The Patriots running backs are really good.

One week it may be Mike Gillislee leading the way. The next it could be James White. It could also be Dion Lewis, or most recently Rex Burkhead. 

For the first time in the Bill Belichick era, the...Read more

Unlike WEEI colleague John Tomase, who I’m pretty sure is off getting fitted for his own personal...Read more

ORLANDO -- Dave Dombrowski tried to change some minds Tuesday.

When meeting with the local media during the GM meetings, the Red Sox president of baseball operations was asked about the Big 3 power bats that most everyone in baseball believe Dombrowski and Co. are targeting -- Giancarlo...Read more

The 16-point Bruins begin this week just four points from the basement of the Eastern Conference, with losses in six of their last eight games (2-3-3), and still without a win against in-division or in-conference opponent (0-3-3 in that regard) to their name.

So yeah, suffice to say that...Read more

There’s no question the Patriots defense has gotten better over the course of the year and deserves credit for the dramatic improvement.

Over the first four weeks, the Patriots defense was ranked dead last in the NFL allowing an average of 32 points per game, but in the five games since,...Read more