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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
09/15/2010 - 12:12am
STUPOR MEN. BUST! KNOCKED DOWN.
Christopher Price
09/14/2010 - 12:46am
FOXBORO — Lost in Randy Moss’ memorable postgame question-and-answer session with the media on Sunday was the news that the Patriots’ wide receiver spent his offseason focused on one guy:
Christopher Price
09/13/2010 - 2:19am
FOXBORO — Wes Welker was not going to give up the football.
Christopher Price
09/10/2010 - 11:53pm
Here are ten things worth keeping an eye on in Sunday’s opener between the Patriots and Bengals at Gillette Stadium:
Christopher Price
09/10/2010 - 1:55am
Tom Brady’s new deal — a four-year extension worth $72 million, $48.5 million of which is guaranteed — is one that will have l
Christopher Price
09/08/2010 - 5:50pm
FOXBORO — On the surface, they are the oddest of couples.
Christopher Price
09/07/2010 - 10:07pm
Since Bill Belichick took over prior to the 2000 season, the Patriots have rarely failed to deliver an entertaining regular-season opener.
Christopher Price
09/06/2010 - 1:21am
A look at the winners and losers in a crazy cutdown weekend for the Patriots: WINNERS
Christopher Price
09/05/2010 - 12:28am
Bill Belichick promised there would be a lot of moving parts, and he wasn’t wrong.
Christopher Price
09/03/2010 - 2:38am
Even when Patriots coach Bill Belichick said it Thursday afternoon — and it was broadcast to the greater New York area — the announcement was still met with skepticism. The starters? Really? In the fourth preseason game?
Christopher Price
09/02/2010 - 12:41am
If you need a snapshot of what most preseason finales are all about, consider this scene from a fourth preseason game few years back: Before the kickoff, the Patriots captains walked to midfield for the coin toss, a group that included veteran linebacker
Christopher Price
08/31/2010 - 1:28am
FOXBORO — It seems like an annual event — the guessing game as to whether or not the starters will play in the last preseason game of the year.
Christopher Price
08/30/2010 - 9:10pm
FOXBORO — Few people knew their way around the old Meadowlands like Bill Belichick.
Christopher Price
08/27/2010 - 4:05am
FOXBORO — Laurence Maroney has been healthy all camp — he hasn’t missed a single practice. In drills, he’s appeared to run hard and do all the right things. He’s been pleasant and accommodating with the media, joking with reporters on several occasions.
Christopher Price
08/25/2010 - 8:43pm
FOXBORO — The third week of the preseason is always a little more intense — the starters go deeper into the game, there's more game-planning and there's a regular-season feel to much of the action.
Christopher Price
08/25/2010 - 12:22am
FOXBORO — With the preseason halfway done and the regular season just two-plus weeks away, the few starting positions that were up for grabs at the start of the summer are starting to come into a sharper focus. Here’s a look at four positions that were question marks heading into training camp, and where those positional battles now stand.
Christopher Price
08/24/2010 - 9:30pm
FOXBORO — In NFL parlance, he is the next man up.
Christopher Price
08/24/2010 - 12:41am
Along the Patriots’ offensive line, change can come at a glacial pace.
Christopher Price
08/23/2010 - 12:58am
While most of the Patriots’ skill position players have already settled into a routine two games into the preseason, coach Bill Belichick has approached the running back position the same way a confident mu
Christopher Price
08/20/2010 - 2:28am
Even though Aaron Hernandez only has two preseason games on his professional resume, it’s clear the Patriots have never had a pass-catcher this unique.
Christopher Price
08/18/2010 - 9:45pm
With the preseason ready to go from Week 1 to Week 2, the focus starts to shift from examining single-game performances to expecting a level of consistency.
Christopher Price
08/17/2010 - 12:36am
If you’ve been to Foxboro for any of the Patriots’ 25 training camp practices over the last two-plus weeks, it’s been a hard sight to miss.
Christopher Price
08/15/2010 - 6:24pm
FOXBORO — Derrick Burgess said it was a personal matter and not the possibility of retirement that kept him away from the first two-plus weeks of training camp, and added that going forward, he’s fully committed to being a part of
Christopher Price
08/13/2010 - 4:21am
FOXBORO — For 17 snaps on Thursday night, there was no talk about of a contract, about a “growing disconnect” or the possible impact that four hours of golf might have on a negotiation. No speculation about working out on the West Coast vs.
Christopher Price
08/11/2010 - 11:37pm
FOXBORO — Roughly seven months since they played their last game, the Patriots will take the field for the first contest of the 2010 preseason Thursday night at Gillette Stadium against


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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

Rick Stroud on the Logan …

Rick Stroud on the Logan Mankins trade 8-27-14

Rick Stroud of the Tampa Times discussed the Logan Mankins deal.

Chris Nowinski on the future of Wes Welker

Chris Nowinski discussed the future of Wes Welker.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines: Robin Williams joke 8-27-14

The top stories of the day as recounted by Buck.

Buster Olney talks Castil…

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.

Three For All: Lou hunts bats, 8-27-14

Tim talks about the city of Las Vegas attempting to get an NHL franchise. Lou wards off "huge" bat. Christian winds up in the dog house again, for what happened on MFB yesterday.

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.

John Farrell Joins Dale a…

John Farrell Joins Dale and Holley 8-27-14

Red Sox Manager talks about Xander's concussion and the youth movement on the Red Sox.

Dale and Holley discuss Josh Gordons suspension 8-27-14

Josh Gordons suspension was upheld. Why is there such a stigma about weed in sports?

4 at 4 Patriots Surprising Deals 8-27-14

Today we discuss the four most famous Pats players that Bill Belichick surprisingly dealt away.

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.

Minor Details Ep. 98: You…

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.

Fantasy Football Podcast: High Value Targets

Fantasy Football Drafts are now happening every day, so Pete Davidson and Jim Hackett have you covered. This Podcast focuses on the High Value Targets you can get in your drafts if you draft smartly. These players can slip to you and make a great impact on your roster as the season moves on. The draft is won in the middle to late rounds when the best upside players are taken. Jim and Pete give you in depth analysis on the High Value Targets to seek along with the Rookies that can make an impact this year. Jim and Pete will be back this Sunday morning too, on-air at WEEI FM 93.7 with even more. Prepare and enjoy!

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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Minor Details Ep. 98: You…

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.

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Tom Brady reacts to the P…

Tom Brady reacts to the Patriots' third preseason game 8-25-14

Brady joins Dennis and Callahan heading into week four of the preseason. He explains how he exercises his brain to maintain and build brain fitness.

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Tom E. Curran blames Peyt…

Rick Stroud on the Logan …

Rick Stroud on the Logan Mankins trade 8-27-14

Rick Stroud of the Tampa Times discussed the Logan Mankins deal.

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