Rob Bradford

Rob Bradford joined WEEI.com after serving as a Red Sox beat writer for the Boston Herald and the Eagle-Tribune (Lawrence, Mass.). Prior to manning the Red Sox beat, he spent several years at the Lowell Sun. He has written two books: “Chasing Steinbrenner,” following the front offices of the Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays through the 2003 season, and “Deep Drive: A Long Journey to Discovering the Champion Within,” which he co-authored with Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell.

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    Glen Davis
    February 16, 2017 - 7:22 pm
    You would think Glen 'Big Baby' Davis would have a certain amount of appreciation for Doc Rivers. It was the former Celtics head coach who brought Davis into the NBA via the 2007 draft, and then brought him over to the Clippers for the 2014-15 season. Evidently, those turn of events don't matter...
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    Isaiah Thomas is leading the Celtics to new heights. (Russell Isabella/USA Today Sports)
    February 12, 2017 - 4:08 am
    In case you haven't been paying attention, the Celtics -- even without trading what could very well be the No. 1 pick in the draft -- have entered the NBA's elite. The C's are just 2 1/2 games out of the top spot in the Eastern Conference, and have now won nine of their last 10 games. During that...
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    Carlos Quentin (Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)
    February 08, 2017 - 9:34 am
    There are two ways to look at the Red Sox signing Carlos Quentin to a minor-league contract. (This was first reported by Fan Rag Sports.) This is a two-time All-Star who once hit 36 home runs and carries a career .831 in his nine major league seasons. But then there is the current reality that...
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    The Red Sox have avoided situations like Tom Brady and the Patriots find themselves after losing the quarterback's jersey. (Photo courtesy Boston Red Sox equipment Twitter account)
    February 08, 2017 - 5:07 am
    As elated as Tom McLaughlin was after the Patriots' Super Bowl win Sunday night, the news he discovered Monday morning made the Red Sox' home clubhouse manager cringe. Tom Brady's game jersey had gone missing. "It's horrible," McLaughlin said by phone from Fort Myers, Fla. "To me it's disappointing...
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    The Claude Julien era is over. (Christopher Hanewinckel/USA Today Sports)
    February 07, 2017 - 3:25 am
    Many were wondering not if, but when. Now they know. The Bruins finally made the move so may have been anticipating , firing coach Claude Julien Tuesday morning. They will be replacing Julien on an interim basis with assistant coach Bruce Cassidy. Julien, who was in his 10th season with the Bruins...
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    Carmelo Anthony
    January 30, 2017 - 7:19 am
    It still appears to be a longshot, but according to the Boston Globe the Knicks are holding out hope that the Celtics agree to become a landing spot for Carmelo Anthony. The Globe is reporting that while Danny Ainge has told New York he isn't interested in dealing for Anthony, the Knicks continue...
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    Nikola Vucevic
    January 29, 2017 - 2:44 pm
    It's not complicated: The Celtics need scoring and rebounding, and Nikola Vucevic can do both. So hearing CSNNE.com reporting the Celts have expressed interest in acquiring Vucevic should make all the sense in the world. The report states the Celtics and Magic have talked about a deal involving the...
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