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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
11/18/2011 - 1:11am
FOXBORO -- If the Patriots are going to lean on the no-huddle offense Monday night against the Chiefs as much as they have over the course of the first nine games of the season, they’ll meet a Kansas City defense that has almost no experience when it comes to facing a no-huddle this season.
Christopher Price
11/16/2011 - 1:52am
In a curious scheduling quirk, Monday night’s game against the Chiefs at Gillette Stadium will mark just the second time in six years (and the first time since the season opener in 2008) that the Patriots will face Kansas City.
Christopher Price
11/15/2011 - 10:50pm
The performance of tight end Rob Gronkowski over the last year-plus has been nothing short of impressive.
Christopher Price
11/15/2011 - 1:47am
Early Monday morning, Jets coach Rex Ryan was asked about New York’s chances of winning the division. He sounded like a beaten man.
Christopher Price
11/14/2011 - 6:23am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The screaming was long and loud and steady.
Christopher Price
11/13/2011 - 12:02am
Here are 10 matchups worth keeping an eye on in Sunday’s Patriots-Jets game: WHEN THE PATRIOTS HAVE THE BALL
Christopher Price
11/11/2011 - 1:52am
FOXBORO -- In 2010, no team in the NFL was better when it came to takeaways than the Patriots. In 2011, it’s a different story.
Christopher Price
11/10/2011 - 1:18am
FOXBORO -- While Albert Haynesworth remains a convenient punching bag for the ills of the New England defense over the first half of the season, he wasn’t the only new defensive lineman who has had an underwhelming start to his career with the Patriots.
Christopher Price
11/09/2011 - 3:55pm
FOXBORO -- The dynamic along the Patriots’ defensive line had already started to shift before Tuesday’s the release of Albert Haynesworth -- he had been supplanted in the starting lineup by second-year lineman Kyle Love -- but with the decision to cut ties with Haynesworth, the yo
Christopher Price
11/09/2011 - 12:57am
In his 104-day career with the Patriots, Albert Haynesworth proved himself to be maddeningly unreliable.
Christopher Price
11/08/2011 - 2:28am
FOXBORO -- While much of the success of the Patriots passing game comes from the fact that they spread the ball around to as many receivers as possible, opponents have limited Tom Brady’s options the last two weeks.
Christopher Price
11/07/2011 - 3:53am
FOXBORO -- Tom Brady has been here before, and he knows what’s coming.
Christopher Price
11/05/2011 - 2:15pm
Here are 10 matchups to keep an eye on in Sunday’s game between the Patriots and the Giants at Gillette Stadium:
Christopher Price
11/04/2011 - 1:03am
Throughout the first seven games of the season, the Patriots remain one of the best offenses in the league.
Christopher Price
11/03/2011 - 1:22am
FOXBORO -- Trying to figure out the overall impact of Albert Haynesworth on this year’s Patriots defense is a tricky proposition.
Christopher Price
11/02/2011 - 12:37am
The numbers don’t lie -- the Patriots defense is in trouble.
Christopher Price
11/01/2011 - 12:20am
FOXBORO -- The day after, there was optimism.
Christopher Price
10/31/2011 - 3:39am
The good feeling was gone, and it was gone in a hurry.
Christopher Price
10/29/2011 - 2:44pm
Here are 10 matchups worth keeping an eye on in Sunday’s Patriots-Steelers game:
Christopher Price
10/27/2011 - 5:48pm
FOXBORO -- As far as Vince Wilfork is concerned, he just wants to play.
Christopher Price
10/26/2011 - 9:53pm
FOXBORO -- There are several reasons why the Patriots and Steelers have maintained an extended level of excellence over the years, but a sizable portion of their success can be traced back to the stable quarterback/coach relationship on each team.
Christopher Price
10/25/2011 - 11:58pm
Six games into the season, the Patriots’ core has started to take shape, but there remain a handful of positions that are in a state of flux. Even as a key stretch of the schedule begins Sunday against the Steelers, there are positional battles being fought on both sides of the ball. Here are five different situations that bear watching over the next few weeks:
Christopher Price
10/24/2011 - 11:15pm
In the NFL, the stretch between mid-October and Thanksgiving is a weeding out process that separates the contenders from the pretenders.
Christopher Price
10/19/2011 - 4:54pm
FOXBORO -- Before he cut them loose for the bye weekend on Wednesday, Patriots coach Bill Belichick had a clear message for the rookies: Things are different now.
Christopher Price
10/19/2011 - 1:01am
FOXBORO -- On Tuesday, Bill Belichick broke out a new throwback hoodie with Pat Patriot on the sleeve. A special bye-week hoodie, perhaps? “Might be,” he said with a smile. “You don’t want to make it too popular and take over the gray one.”


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NFL Sunday - Hour 2 - Arc…

NFL Sunday - Hour 2 - Arcand and Price discuss Tom Brady and the QB situation and if the Patriots should take a look at new free agent RB Karlos Williams -- 8-21-16

Christian and Chris talk about overrated Pats players this season and in the past and then get into the QB issue on the team. They talk about all three guys, what they bring to the table and if they can keep their head above water without the best QB in the league for 4 weeks. Then...Karlos Williams was released by the Bills - should the Pats consider adding the overweight second year running back? Christian also brings up Dante Scarnecchia and gets Price's opinion on if this one man can truly improve a shaky offensive line.

NFL Sunday - Hour 1 - Arcand and Price discuss the second preseason game against the Bears -- 8-21-16

Christian Arcand is in for Tanguay for NFL Sunday with Chris Price. The guys talk about the victory over the Bears, Jimmy G's progress and their expectations for the Pats defense this season. Arcand thinks that there are more holes on the D than some fans realize.

Dale, Holley, and Thornton with Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick, 8-15-16

We check in with Bill Belichick after the first Preseason game for our weekly "Patriots Monday" discussion.

Abdel Nader - 7/17

Abdel Nader - 7/17

Sam Packard is joined by Celtics 2nd Round draft pick Abdel Nader to discuss his path to the the NBA and how he plans to improve his game. Sam then talks to Player Development Coach Nick Friedman from Elite Skills Training, the pre-Draft camp Nader attended. Friedman also gives his opinion on the Celtics performance at summer league and the development of Jaylen Brown.

Isaiah Thomas, Celtics PG joins OMF, 6-30-16

Isaiah Thomas talks to Glenn and Lou about why he loves Boston, the NBA Money Bump, oh, and some Durant guy

Danny Ainge, Celtics General Manager and President of Basketball joins OMF, 6-24-16

Danny Ainge joins Glenn and Christian to explain the Celtics draft process; and he also discusses the trade rumors that permeated the night.

Mookie Betts Player of th…

Mookie Betts Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1

8-22-16 Red Sox Review w/ Christian Arcand

David Price pitched a gem and Andrew Benintendi makes one of the top highlight catches of the year as the Sox take the first game of four against the Rays, 6-2. Christian Arcand recaps the game and takes all of your Sox calls.

Andrew Benintendi Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi, who made a highlight reel catch nearly going over the wall in left field robbing Steven Souza Jr of a home run

ESPN hockey writer Joe Mc…

ESPN hockey writer Joe McDonald joins Ken Laird to talk #Bruins free agency 7-2-16

Joey Mac joins Ken Laird on his Saturday show to discuss the David Backes addition and Loui Eriksson departure in NHL free agency

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- A look toward the future for the Bruins -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.

SUNDAY SKATE with WEEI's DJ Bean and Uproxx's Pete Blackburn -- They got what they wanted...Claude Julien is staying in Boston -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.

D&C - Is Bill Belichick s…

D&C - Is Bill Belichick snubbing Tom Brady? Is Brady being childish? 8-24-16

Minihane, Callahan and Mutnansky dive further into the Brady - Belichick dynamic as Tom's four-game suspension gets closer.

D&C - Giants coach Ben McAdoo and SI's Peter King keep ducking the Josh Brown discussion 8-24-16

Gerry, Kirk, and Mut take NY Giants coach Ben McAdoo and SI writer Peter King to task for not addressing the Josh Brown domestic violence story.

D&C - A Brady / Belichick rift? 8-24-16

Kirk and Callahan with Mut discuss the Tom Brady and Bill Belichick pressers from Tuesday and whether they reveal signs of a rift between the coach and QB.

Does NESN need to be care…

Does NESN need to be careful with their new on-air talent? 8-24-16

NESN has hired a new anchor who has a history dating pro players. With the trend of that happening in Boston the last few years, does NESN need to keep an eye on Kacie McDonnell?

Patriots cut center Bryan Stork 8-24-16

Now that center Bryan Stork has been cut, should we be concerned with the Patriots O-Line? Glenn, Lou and Christian talk about the Patriots O-Line and how Jimmy G will handle it in the first 4 weeks.

Red Sox President Sam Kennedy talks about the proposed Fenway renovations with OMF 8-24-16

Sam Kennedy of the Red Sox calls in to talk to the guys about the proposed renovations at Fenway Park and if Jonathan Papelbon will ever sign.

Red Sox rookie phenom And…

Red Sox rookie phenom Andrew Benintendi with Dale and Holley with Thornton

We check in with the red hot rook of the Red Sox live from Tampa and talk to him about his first experiences in the big leagues.

Red Sox Manager John Farrell with Dale, Holley and Thornton

We check in with John Farrell from Tampa for our weekly feature as the red hot Red Sox look to keep it going for two more wins at the Trop.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Two sport athlete failures 08-24-16

In honor of the announcement that the Sox will be among the team's at Tim Tebow's workout next week, we look at four pro athletes who tried their hand in a second sport and it didn't work out too well for them.

Ep: 28 - Chris Curtis

Ep: 28 - Chris Curtis

Kirk Minihane sits down with former producer Chris Curtis? Or is it current producer Chris Curtis? Either way, Kirk and Chris talk about what happened in their previous tenure together, where it went wrong, and why Curtis is now back with the show.

Ep. 27: Gary Tanguay

Kirk Minihane and Gary Tanguay sit down together on Enough About Me for the first time. These two divisive figures talk about Gary's career and his late evolution into a controversial broadcaster. Nobody is spared from Kirk and Gary's wrath on this episode and it will surely make some people at the two sports radio stations very uncomfortable.

Ep. 26: Answer the Question Kirk

Kirk Minihane sits down with Mut to answer questions from the fans. Kirk and Mut get into the issues with Dino, the other hosts at the station, Kirk's issues with drugs in the past, and the love fest between Kirk and Mut.

Unsportsmanlike Podcast -…

Unsportsmanlike Podcast - Bill "Spaceman" Lee

Jerry is joined by Red Sox legend Bill Lee to talk about his new biopic "Spaceman," Lee's unique philosophy, political beliefs, drug use and what makes him a cultural icon decades after he retired from baseball.

Sports Check Up- Ep 4: Christian Fauria and Dr. Gill discuss football season

Christian Fauria and Dr. Gill talk about the process and steps football players have to take when rehabbing injuries during the off season. Focusing on Dion Lewis, Nate Solder, and Sebastian Vollmer

Fantasy Football Podcast Friday, August 19th Edition:

Week two of the Preseason is underway so Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson of the “Fantasy Football Hour” to offer some mid-August updates and opinion. In today’s show Jim and Pete offer analysis from the Thursday Night Patriots game and discuss LeGarrette Blount and the Patriots Running Attack in depth. Jim and Pete key on some recent news surrounding lots of players including Seattle’s and Chicago’s backfield, then get into the incredibly deep Wide Receiver position. Make sure to tune in for more on Sunday morning at 8:00am for “The Fantasy Football Hour.” Enjoy!

Tom Brady speaks about hi…

Tom Brady speaks about his mysterious scissors injury 8-23-16

Tom Brady returned to practice after his unexplained days off to shed some light into his mysterious scissors injury that prevented him from playing last Thursday's preseason game.

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D&C - Jimmy Garoppolo joi…

D&C - Jimmy Garoppolo joins Kirk & Mut live from Gillette 8-22-16

Patriots QB Jimmy G makes his weekly appearance with D&C on 'Patriots Monday' live from Gillette Stadium with Kirk Minihane and Mike Mutnansky on site.

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D&C - The news about Dino…

D&C - The news about Dino 8-19-16

Gerry, Kirk and Gary Tanguay discuss the press release from Thursday announcing that John Dennis will be stepping down from the D&C show due to health reasons. The guys take a few calls with ideas for possible replacements.

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D&C - Killer B's Red Sox …

D&C - Killer B's Red Sox outfield coming into bloom 8-23-16

Gerry, Mut, and Kirk discuss the Benintendi catch from Monday and what's looking like an incredible outfield for years to come; also the guys discuss the probation sentence given to an East Longmeadow youth charged with sexual assault.

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Ep: 28 - Chris Curtis

Ep: 28 - Chris Curtis

Kirk Minihane sits down with former producer Chris Curtis? Or is it current producer Chris Curtis? Either way, Kirk and Chris talk about what happened in their previous tenure together, where it went wrong, and why Curtis is now back with the show.

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