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Christopher Price has covered the Boston sports scene for more then a dozen years, working for ESPN.com, SI.com and Baseball America as well as The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald and Boston Metro. In that time, he’s established himself as an award-winning sportswriter who has been honored by Northeastern University, the New England Press Association and the North Carolina Press Association. In addition, he’s the author of the just published, “New England Patriots: The Complete Illustrated History” and two other books “Baseball by the Beach” and "The Blueprint: How the New England Patriots Beat the System to Create the Last Great NFL Superpower.”

 
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Christopher Price
10/28/2010 - 12:20am
FOXBORO — The trio of Richard Seymour, Vince Wilfork and Ty Warren served as
Christopher Price
10/26/2010 - 11:07pm
After three-plus seasons with the Patriots, Sunday’s contest will mark the first time since 2005 that New England coach Bill
Christopher Price
10/25/2010 - 2:04am
Early last week, the quote was delivered off-handedly by Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington — three simple sentences that, in many ways, have come to define the 2010 Patriots.
Christopher Price
10/23/2010 - 3:18pm
Here are 10 things worth watching for in Sunday’s Patriots-Chargers game:
Christopher Price
10/22/2010 - 2:06am
FOXBORO — Nine years ago this month, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted the first comeback win of his professional career against the San Diego Chargers, leading
Christopher Price
10/18/2010 - 11:43pm
FOXBORO — Do business as business is being done. It’s a longstanding maxim within the hallways at Gillette Stadium.
Christopher Price
10/18/2010 - 1:29am
FOXBORO — It was a victory that had all the earmarks of a vintage Patriots win, one straight from an earlier era where gritty, gutty football was the norm and victory didn’t always go to the more talented team, but the club that showed more mental toughness when the game was on the line.
Christopher Price
10/16/2010 - 3:43pm
Here are 10 things worth watching for in Sunday’s Patriots-Ravens game:
Christopher Price
10/14/2010 - 5:59pm
FOXBORO — Bill Belichick has been in the NFL since 1975, so chances are pretty good that by this time in his career, he’s going to run into a former assistant on the other sideline each game.
Christopher Price
10/09/2010 - 10:13pm
Tom Brady’s personal passing guru thinks the Patriots quarterback will survive the trade of Randy Moss, but adds th
Christopher Price
10/08/2010 - 12:33am
FOXBORO — On Thursday morning, the locker that had belonged to Randy Moss for the last three-plus seasons was cleaned out.
Christopher Price
10/07/2010 - 1:02am
When the news came down, everyone stopped.
Christopher Price
10/05/2010 - 5:13am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — It was a throwback game, a chance to wake up the echoes and remember so much of what made the Patriots so good for such a long time.
Christopher Price
10/02/2010 - 10:40pm
Here are 10 things worth keeping an eye on in Monday’s matchup between the Patriots and Dolphins:
Christopher Price
09/30/2010 - 11:46pm
FOXBORO — So much for easing into NFL life.
Christopher Price
09/29/2010 - 11:47pm
FOXBORO — After an electric preseason spent shaming defensive backs — and the promise of a contract year looming — the numbers for wide receiver Randy Moss through three games are surprising.
Christopher Price
09/28/2010 - 11:34pm
Aaron Hernandez has done the impossible — he’s made Bob DeSantis a Patriots fan.
Christopher Price
09/27/2010 - 11:47pm
FOXBORO — His locker is still there — between a column and a new offensive lineman, Quinn Ojinnaka — but it sits empty, used mainly for storage for things like Gatorade coolers and other assorted locker room detritus.
Christopher Price
09/27/2010 - 2:05am
FOXBORO — First, let’s start with the most obvious point: They are young.
Christopher Price
09/24/2010 - 1:30pm
Here are 10 things we’ll be keeping an eye on in Sunday’s Patriots-Bills game:
Christopher Price
09/23/2010 - 10:35pm
FOXBORO — Bills safety Donte Whitner is sick of living life as a punchline.
Christopher Price
09/22/2010 - 3:01pm
FOXBORO — When Fred Taylor arrived Wednesday morning for meetings, he found Kevin Faulk in his seat and ready to go — despite the fact Faulk had suffered a torn ACL on Sunday, and alread
Christopher Price
09/20/2010 - 11:26pm
As film sessions go, it was only slightly less horrifying than “The Human Centipede” or “House of 1,000 Corpses.”
Christopher Price
09/20/2010 - 2:56am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — As the time ticked down on Sunday at the New Meadowlands Stadium, there was a nagging sense of déjà vu. We know how this story ends.
Christopher Price
09/17/2010 - 12:14am
Here are ten things worth keeping an eye on in Sunday’s much-anticipated clash between the Patriots and Jets at the new Meadowlands Stadium:


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Bill Belichick joins Dale…

Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve to talk about the next round of cuts, 8-25-14

Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve DeOssie to talk about cutting the roster down to 53 players. Jimmy Garoppolo is set to start and play most, if not all of the preseason contest against the Giants. Bill also expressed his thoughts about the kicking game and how some of the new rules have affected the importance of it.

It Is What It Is Cast: Jimmy Garoppolo to start preseason finale

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the news that Jimmy Garoppolo will get the start Thursday and play most of the game. They talk about what it might mean for Ryan Mallett.

Julian Edelman: Brady is always competitive. 8-25-14

Julian Edelman joins Christian and Danny Picard to talk about his approach going into the season, his performance this preseason, as well as the VMAs, and preventing cramps using mustard.

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Bo…

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, "I think Rondo is going to go, I just don't see where and how yet" 7-17-14

Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston: I believe Rondo will be traded 7-10-14

Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.

OK State Men's Basketball coach, Travis Ford, joins MFB to talk about Marcus Smart, 6-30-14

Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.

Dale and Holley are joine…

Dale and Holley are joined by John Farrell

Red Sox Manager John Farrell talks about Bogaerts' concussion and the youth movement.

Buster Olney talks Castillo, Stanton, Koji and Lester, 8-27-14

As he does every Wednesday, Buster Olney, ESPN, joins the boys of MFB to talk baseball. This week Buster shed some light on what to expect from Rusney Castillo, and how Cuban players are being viewed. He suggests that the acquisition of Castillo helps Boston's chances to get Giancarlo Stanton. Also, the Sox should shut down Koji if they want to re-sign him.

Kevin Millar, MLB Network on the Castillo signing 8-22-14

Kevin Millar checks in to talk about the Castillo signing, Giancarlo Stanton, and the MLB's pace of play.

The Bradfo Show: Talking …

The Bradfo Show: Talking Bruins roster moves with DJ Bean, Turtleboy

Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.

DJ Bean breaks down the first hours of NHL Free Agency 7-1-14

DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla

DJ Bean, WEEI.com. The Bruins are not traded Marchand 6-13-14

DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau

John Frates on his son Pe…

John Frates on his son Peter and Fred Smerlas 8-29-14

John Frates called in to the show to discuss his son Peter and his past experience with Fred.

The Garappolo era begins 8-29-14

Buck, Fred and Jerry Thornton opened the show by discussing the start of Jimmy Garappolo's career in New England.

Jason Cole breaks down Tom Brady's reaction to the Mankins move 8-28-14

Cole joins Dennis and Callahan to explain Tom Brady's reaction to the Logan Mankins trade.

Are the Pats a better tea…

Are the Pats a better team without Logan Mankins? 8-28-14

More reaction from the Logan Mankins-Tim Wright trade.

Three For All: Johnny Clipboard has his own commercial 8-28-14

The guys dicuss Johnny Football, Terrible Summer Movies, and John Rocker being on Survivor

Buster Olney talks Castillo, Stanton, Koji and Lester, 8-27-14

As he does every Wednesday, Buster Olney, ESPN, joins the boys of MFB to talk baseball. This week Buster shed some light on what to expect from Rusney Castillo, and how Cuban players are being viewed. He suggests that the acquisition of Castillo helps Boston's chances to get Giancarlo Stanton. Also, the Sox should shut down Koji if they want to re-sign him.

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE, Pat…

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE, Patriots Preseason, 8-29-14

Tom Curran recaps the Pats preseason and talks about some of the players who may get cut.

Michael Irvin joins Dale and Holley 8-29-14

Michael Irvin talks about the final preseason game for the Patriots and the biggest storylines heading into the opening weekend.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Summer Memories, 8-29-14

We recap the summer's biggest sports stories leading into Labor Day Weekend.

Jim Koch joins Planet Mik…

Jim Koch joins Planet Mikey

Co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, talks about his Sam Adams beer and the history of his brewery.

Danny Picard talks Red Sox and Patriots with Mike Giardi

Danny picard is filling in for Mikey and talks with CSNNE's Mike Giardi about Clay Buchholz heading up the Red Sox pitching rotation, and how the Patriots have looked through training camp so far.

Jon Lester's Contract Situation and the Future

Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.

Fantasy Football Podcast:…

Fantasy Football Podcast: Late Round Targets Edition

We know your Fantasy Football drafts are happening right now, so Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are here to help. We know you’d never blow off work to draft right? Turn up the speakers! Our fantasy guys chat up Pete’s most recent article on WEEI.com that offers background on several players you can target late in drafts across multiple league sizes; covering upside players to grab in 8-team leagues, 10-team leagues, 12-team leagues and 14-team leagues. Jim and Pete will be back at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning on your radio dial, 93.7 FM, with more ammo for all this weekend’s drafters. Good luck!

Minor Details Ep. 98: Youth without the transition - Rusney Castillo and Brock Holt

How can teams acquire players who are entering their primes without having to live through the potentially massive transition of prospects coming from the minors to the big leagues? The Red Sox have two such case studies. The signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo represents one effort to acquire a player for his prime years for whom the transition to big league-caliber competition might not be turbulent. Red Sox assistant director of player personnel discusses the scouting process involved with landing Castillo. The episode also features Brock Holt, the one rookie who played at a consistently high level for the Red Sox this year. Holt explores some of the distinctions that might help to explain why he did not experience some of the struggles that characterized the seasons of Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr.

The Bradfo Show: Who will be the next Hall of Famers?

Rob Bradford is joined by Turtleboy of TurtleboySports.com to discuss which current major leaguers might be in line to become Hall of Famers. The duo dive into the difficulties facing the current crop of big leaguers when trying to reach Hall of Fame status.

The Garappolo era begins …

The Garappolo era begins 8-29-14

Buck, Fred and Jerry Thornton opened the show by discussing the start of Jimmy Garappolo's career in New England.

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John Frates on his son Pe…

John Frates on his son Peter and Fred Smerlas 8-29-14

John Frates called in to the show to discuss his son Peter and his past experience with Fred.

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Are the Pats a better tea…

Are the Pats a better team without Logan Mankins? 8-28-14

More reaction from the Logan Mankins-Tim Wright trade.

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Jason Cole breaks down To…

Jason Cole breaks down Tom Brady's reaction to the Mankins move 8-28-14

Cole joins Dennis and Callahan to explain Tom Brady's reaction to the Logan Mankins trade.

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Jenny Dell lashes out at …

Jenny Dell lashes out at Lou Merloni on Twitter, 8-27-14

After Will Middlebrooks struck out against a position player, Steve Tolleson, last night against Toronto, he seemed to be laughing as he left the batter's box. Lou critiqued Middlebrooks on Twitter, which caused Will's fiance Jenny Dell to tweet (indirectly) in defense of her man.

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