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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
01/11/2010 - 2:42am
FOXBORO — When it came to the postseason, it was a walk that had seen a lot of misery.
Christopher Price
01/09/2010 - 1:55am
FOXBORO — Size matters.
Christopher Price
01/07/2010 - 5:31pm
FOXBORO — There’s an added sense of urgency that comes with postseason football. The magnitude of every dropped pass or each missed block is magnified tenfold — instead of a loss, it could mean the end of your season. On the other hand, a fortunate bounce or perfectly executed play at the right time can make you a legend. 
Christopher Price
01/06/2010 - 10:40pm
FOXBORO — When Tom Brady talks about playoff football, people listen.
Christopher Price
01/06/2010 - 1:31am
Rodney Harrison knows a little something about knee injuries.
Christopher Price
01/04/2010 - 11:56pm
On the surface, Wes Welker and Julian Edelman appear to be very similar players.
Christopher Price
01/04/2010 - 2:40am
Through the years in Boston sports, there have been a few select relationships that could be classified as special, in which one brings out the best in the other(s), lifting all parties to the next level: Larry Bird and Dennis Johnson.
Christopher Price
01/01/2010 - 1:44am
FOXBORO — On Tuesday afternoon at Gillette Stadium, in his final press conference of the decade, Tom Brady left no doubt as to where he’ll be on Sunday.
Christopher Price
12/31/2009 - 1:50am
While so many other Patriots teams of the decade have been easily labeled by the time the playoffs roll around — offensive juggernaut, defensive powerhouse, indefatigable underdog, etc. — the 2009 team has resisted characterizations. And as a result, the ultimate legacy of this year’s team is still yet to be written.
Christopher Price
12/30/2009 - 1:29am
Quarterback Tom Brady led a quartet of Patriots who were named to the AFC Pro Bowl team on Tuesday evening.
Christopher Price
12/29/2009 - 12:41am
When it comes to deciding who is going to play and who will sit in Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Texans in Houston, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is well aware of the reality of the situation.
Christopher Price
12/28/2009 - 1:23am
FOXBORO — The mask first appeared in the second half, and it was an indication of just what kind of day it would be at Gillette Stadium.
Christopher Price
12/24/2009 - 12:36am
With two games left in the regular season and the playoffs looming just over the horizon, quarterback Tom Brady confessed Wednesday that the Patriots still are searching for an offensive identity.
Christopher Price
12/22/2009 - 10:30pm
Welcome back to the holiday edition of the WEEI.com mailbag. We’ve been powering through the Christmas music the last week or so in a final frantic rush to get geared up for the holiday.
Christopher Price
12/21/2009 - 12:51am
Randy Moss didn’t want to leave any doubt.
Christopher Price
12/18/2009 - 2:20am
FOXBORO — How will Randy respond? In the wake of Moss' worst statistical game in his two-plus years as a Patriot, it’s a question that was asked a half-million times this past week. The wide receiver left the world wondering where his head was at after not talking Wednesday or Thursday, leaving everyone to ponder what was going on with him.
Christopher Price
12/17/2009 - 9:44pm
FOXBORO — It’s a rare gift the Patriots don’t expect to get again.
Christopher Price
12/17/2009 - 12:03am
FOXBORO — Author Henry David Thoreau once implored his readers to, “Simplify, simplify.” Thoreau wasn’t much for football, but the New England native surely would have appreciated what the Patriots’ defense did against Carolina on Sunday.
Christopher Price
12/16/2009 - 1:02am
Welcome back to the bag, and I hope everyone is having a happy and safe holiday season. This week, we’ve got lots of talk about a certain No. 81 and what happened to him on Sunday against the Panthers.
Christopher Price
12/14/2009 - 4:54pm
FOXBORO — A day after Carolina defensive back Chris Gamble accused Randy Moss of checking out during Sunday’s Patriots-Panthers game, Moss’ coach and teammates came to the defense of the wide receiver on Monday, with New Englan
Christopher Price
12/14/2009 - 2:40am
FOXBORO — It was not a masterpiece. One of the quarterbacks had 59 passing yards and an interception at halftime … and his team ended up winning the game. There was a missed field goal, there were more than 100 yards of penalties and the winning team turned the ball over three times.
Christopher Price
12/11/2009 - 2:01am
FOXBORO — These are strange days around Gillette Stadium.
Christopher Price
12/10/2009 - 11:48pm
FOXBORO — A day after being sent home for coming to work late on Wednesday morning, Patriots linebacker Adalius Thomas explained himself to reporters Thursday morning at Gillette Stadium.
Christopher Price
12/10/2009 - 2:00am
FOXBORO — Kevin Faulk has played alongside Tom Brady longer anyone else in the Patriots locker room. So when he saw Brady acting differently than he had in the past earlier this season, he decided to confront the quarterback.
Christopher Price
12/08/2009 - 10:52pm
Back for another edition of the mailbag, and this week it gets ugly. Maybe the ugliest since we started this weekly exercise. We’re talking Tony Siragusa in a hot-tub kinda ugly.


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It Is What It Is Cast: Ho…

It Is What It Is Cast: How former federal prosecutor John Dowd would change NFL discipline process

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia talks to former federal prosecutor John Down about the NFL's discipline process and what should be changed.

Patriot Matthew Slater with Dale and Holley

We check in with Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater on a Patriots Monday as the Patriots prepare for their fourth pre-season game, and are 10 days away from opening the 2015 season.

Bill Belichick with Dale and Holley

We check in with the head coach of the Patriots on a Pats Monday to get his take on the win over Carolina, pre-season game number four, and the numerous cuts to the team's roster he must make in the upcoming weeks.

We Love Anthony Davis - S…

We Love Anthony Davis - Space Jam and Celtics Summer League with Jay King. 7-23-15

Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.

We Love Anthony Davis - Michael Holley Recaps NBA Free Agency 7-9-15

Michael joins Ben and Sam to discuss the wild NBA Free Agency period and the upcoming Celtics season.

We Love Anthony Davis - Are the Celtics doomed? 7-1-15

How long will this rebuild take? How much money will it take to keep Bae Crowder? Are Draft Picks even worth anything? With the Danny Ainge not landing any big names in the draft, and unable to lure any big names in free agency, Sam and Ben discussed if the Celtics are doomed moving forward.

Manager Torey Lovullo wit…

Manager Torey Lovullo with Dale and Holley

We check in for our weekly visit with the interim Sox manager.

Jackie Bradley Jr. Player Of The Game Interview 8-31-15

Joe Castiglione & Lou Merloni talked to the Sox outfielder, who had three hits and threw out a runner at home in the win over the Yankees.

The Sunday Sports Roundtable with Butch Stearns and John Tomase -- A look at the current Red Sox rotation and possible ways to improve in the offseason as well as John's take on the Don Orsillo situation - 8-30-15

Butch and John are talking Red Sox on the Sunday Sports Roundtable. They get into the current state of the rotation and how things have improved as of late. Joe Kelly has been on fire, but is he a trade asset? The guys discuss the starting pitchers that will be free agents this year and if any are good fits in Boston. Then they move on to the decision to let Orsillo go in favor of Dave O'Brien - Tomase has an interesting perspective on this topic.

Bruins GM Don Sweeney wit…

Bruins GM Don Sweeney with Dale and Holley

Don Sweeney, who was hired as the Bruins general manager yesterday speaks with Dale and Holley about his new position and where the Bruins go from here.

Fluto Shinzawa, NHL reporter for the Boston Globe, joins the Sunday Skate crew to discuss the future of the Bruins franchise 4-19-15

The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.

Sunday Skate with DJ Bean, Naoko Funayama and Pete Blackburn - HOUR #2 - 4-19-15

In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!

Jason Cole on his tweet a…

Eddie George isn't very h…

Eddie George isn't very happy with Tom Brady's suspension being overturned 9-3-15

Former NFL running back Eddie George is upset that Judge Berman overturned Tom Brady's suspension and is speaking out, calling Tom Brady a cheater.

Tedy Bruschi speaks out in support of Tom Brady and Judge Berman's ruling 9-3-15

The guys continue to embrace the breaking news and listen to comments from Tedy Bruschi who happily reacts to the news that his former teammate is eligible to play on Opening Night.

Adam Schefter talks to M&F about tom Brady's overturned suspension 9-3-15

Adam Schefter joins the show to talk about the breaking news that Tom Brady's suspension has been overturned, and gives his inside opinion on the result.

SI's Michael McCann: The …

SI's Michael McCann: The NFL Embarrassed Itself

Now that the ruling has been overturned, Dale and Holley with Thornton check in with the legal analyst that was at the forefront of this case... SI's Michael McCann

The Patriots Haters Ball Montage

Now that Brady is free, here's a recap of a good amount of the hate they faced the last 8 months.

Bob McNair and other owners ignorance is enabling Roger Goodell to move forward with Deflategate

We discuss Bob McNair's now infamous quotes about the Patriots, and how his comments, uniformed as they may be, are probably representative of other NFL owners, and thus the reason Roger Goodell can push forward with this situation without worrying about blowback from the owners.

Chris Villani and John To…

Chris Villani and John Tomase: All hail the great and obvious Judge Berman

Chris Villani and John Tomase discuss Tom Brady's suspension getting overturned by Judge Richard Berman and discuss in hindsight how obvious this should have been.

Planet Mikey - Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Brady Exonerated!

Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola discuss the Thursday federal court decision to overturn Tom Brady's DeflateGate punishment.

Planet Mikey - What should the Red Sox outfield be?

Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola discuss Jackie Bradley Jr, Mookie Betts, Rusney Castillo, and who should play where. Also, the current outfield in context with Sox history.

SoccerCast - Premier Leag…

SoccerCast - Premier League transfer grades, 9-2-15

With the transfer window coming to a close, Ben, Russ & Alex hand out transfer grades for each Premier League team. They also discuss the Revs recent surge and debate if it will continue this weekend.

#RedSox Farm Report Podcast featuring MLB.com's Jim Callis - what does Dave Dombrowski do with the Farm?

Ken Laird and Ryan Hannable are joined this week by special guests Jim Callis of MLB.com and Rob Bradford of WEEI.com to discuss what new GM Dave Dombrowski will do with his new prospect system. Also, do the Sox really have the best Farm system in baseball? Finally, Ken travels to Lowell to chat with Spinners' catcher Austin Rei and manager Joe Oliver.

Fantasy Football Podcast “Draft Strategy”

It’s peek draft season so Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are back with today’s Fantasy Football Podcast on Draft Strategy. Pete Davidson’s article at Rotobahn.com “The 2015 Draft Plan” fuels a deep conversation on how to approach the draft at all the key positions Quarterback, Runningback, Wide Receiver, Tight End and Defense. Get prepared and Happy Drafting!

Mike Florio on Brady vs, …

Mike Florio on Brady vs, the NFL 9-2-15

Florio gave us the latest on Brady vs Goodell.

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Michael McCann with the l…

Michael McCann with the latest on Brady vs Goodell 9-1-15

McCann gave us his thoughts on yesterday's proceedings.

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What is Judge Berman waiting for? 9-2-15

Lou, Christian and Gary (and the rest of us) are all patiently waiting for Judge Berman to decide Tom Brady's future. The guys wonder.... What is he waiting for?

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Craig Mustard Has a Newsflash for Pats Fans: Bill Belichick is NOT Perfect!

Larry is still upset about Belichick's postgame answers, but Craig just wants Larry to admit that maybe Bill is not "the genius". In fact, maybe a lot of his success was due to having some pretty good players. The guys go on to discuss Belichick's legacy.

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