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About Christopher Price

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
11/19/2010 - 1:54am
FOXBORO — The game of pro football changes in mid-November. Around Thanksgiving in the NFL, there’s a sudden sense of urgency that permeates the action on a weekly basis, an energy that wasn’t there through the first two months of the season. The games get bigger, the stakes get higher and the game of separation begins in earnest.
Christopher Price
11/18/2010 - 12:53am
FOXBORO — Coaches, players and executives have come and gone, but since 2000, the two constants to the Patriots-Colts rivalry have been Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning.
Christopher Price
11/16/2010 - 2:27am
With Sunday’s win over the Steelers, the Patriots have started to take the first steps toward separating themselves from the rest of the contenders in the AFC playoff picture, but the next three weeks are key for
Christopher Price
11/15/2010 - 5:56am
PITTSBURGH — You heard him before you saw him.
Christopher Price
11/13/2010 - 3:31pm
Here are 10 things to watch for in Sunday night’s Patriots-Steelers game:
Christopher Price
11/12/2010 - 2:17am
FOXBORO — It has been the most eventful year of Wes Welker’s professional life.
Christopher Price
11/10/2010 - 10:31pm
FOXBORO — Fred Taylor is an optimist.
Christopher Price
11/09/2010 - 1:34am
FOXBORO — They could see it coming.
Christopher Price
11/08/2010 - 12:32am
The game was out of reach, but Peyton Hillis was running.
Christopher Price
11/06/2010 - 11:28pm
Here are ten things worth keeping an eye on in Sunday’s Patriots-Browns game:
Christopher Price
11/05/2010 - 12:55am
FOXBORO — Even for a franchise historically accustomed to chaos, it’s been an extraordinary season.
Christopher Price
11/03/2010 - 9:01pm
FOXBORO — Tom Brady left no doubt as to what he thinks about the return of Logan Mankins.
Christopher Price
11/01/2010 - 2:44am
FOXBORO — It was as dramatic a study in contrasts as you were going to get in the NFL.
Christopher Price
10/30/2010 - 12:47pm
Here are 10 things to watch for in Sunday’s Patriots-Vikings game:
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.


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Mike Reiss with Dale, Hol…

Mike Reiss with Dale, Holley and Thornton

Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- Roger Goodell is maddening! -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- A look at the AFC East post NFL Draft -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.

Jeff Goodman, ESPN, joins…

Jeff Goodman, ESPN, joins Giardi and Bradford to preview the NBA Draft and the future of the Celtics - "They're looking to get a starter this year, a starter in next year's draft and possibly a free agent starter...Kevin Durant is not coming here." ...

Jeff Goodman calls Mike and Rob to drop a ton of knowledge on the upcoming NBA Draft and some of the names available. Sorry fans - he doesn't see Kevin Durant or any big-named free agents coming to Boston and thinks they'll end up making the third pick this season. He also says that there is NO WAY he would trade next year's Brooklyn pick because the draft will be very deep. He discusses the chances of trading with Philly for Okafor, why he like Kris Dunn so much and much more.

Head Coach Brad Stevens with Dale and Holley

Brad Stevens makes his first appearance on the Dale and Holley with Thornton show. We discuss the Atlanta series and what went wrong, and where the Celtics go from here.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NBA.com's Ian Thomsen on Spurs-Thunder Ending, Danny Ainge's next move for Celtics 5/3

Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.

Xander Bogaerts Player of…

Xander Bogaerts Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts after he had another multi-hit game as the Red Sox beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3.

Red Sox Review with Christian Arcand 5-22-16

Christian recaps the Red Sox 5-2 victory over Cleveland.

David Ortiz Player Of The Game Interview

Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox DH, who almost hit for the cycle in the win over the Indians at Fenway.

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean…

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.

Butch Stearns with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- The season is officially over for the Bruins; where do we go from here? -- 4-10-16

Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.

Jim Polito hangs up on us…

Jim Polito hangs up on us, 5-24-16

Jim Polito of WTAG in Worcester joins us for a few minutes to talk about the district attorney and how the show should stick to sports.

Turtleboy on Auburn cop killer case, 5-24-16

Turtleboy from Turtleboy Sports joins the guys to talk about the cop killer.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines--Masterbating to celebrities, Cosby, Kevin Paul Dupont

The list of top 20 celebrities people masterbate to, Cosby is in trouble again, and Dupont wrote another column.

Jackie MacMullan talks Ce…

Jackie MacMullan talks Celtics draft hopefuls with Ordway, Merloni and Fauria 5-24-16

Jackie MacMullan of ESPN calls in to discuss who she thinks the Celtics are going to draft with the #3 pick, and also gives her opinion on what trades the Celtics could pull off this off-season.

The Red Sox have built an unbelievable young core 5-24-16

There are so many good, young players on the Red Sox that it's hard to pick out the top 3. Glenn, Lou and Christian debate which of the young guys on the Sox are the most valuable and which ones could possibly be traded for a starting pitcher.

Kevin Love gets benched as the Raptors tie the series again LeBron and the Cavs 5-24-16

Kevin Love sat out for the entire 4th quarter for the second straight game against the Raptors, and Glenn, Lou and Christian can't believe the excuse Tyronn Lue gave to the media.

Does continuing to fight …

Does continuing to fight make Tom Brady selfish?

Stephen A Smith thinks so, but what does his own fan-base think?

Draymond Green avoids suspension, plus Holley wants NBA players to man-up and stop whining

We discuss the infamous nut kick and why NBA players have been so whiny this post-season.

Bruins re-up D-man Kevan Miller to a multi-year deal

We discuss what it means for the B's

5-24-16 Red Sox Review wi…

5-24-16 Red Sox Review with Mut

Carson Smith needs Tommy John and Jackie Bradley Jr. reaches 28 game hitting streak

Planet Mikey Show Hour 4 5-23-16

Hour 4 of The Planet Mikey Show w/ Christian Arcand.

Planet Mikey Show Hour 3 5-23-16

Hour 3 of The Planet Mikey Show w/ Christian Arcand

Teeing Off With Ben and N…

Teeing Off With Ben and Nick. The Olympics

This week we talk about top golfers dropping out of the Olympic games.

It Is What It Is Cast - Chris Price talks to Phil Perry about Tom Brady & the latest Deflategate news

In the latest It Is What It Is podcast, Chris Price talks with Comcast’s Phil Perry about the latest Deflategate news, what’s next for Tom Brady and what chance he might have when it comes to playing in the opener. The two also take a look at some guys on the roster bubble and which rookies have the best chance of having an impact in 2016 and beyond.

Sports Check Up – Ep.1: Christian Fauria and Dr. Thomas Gill discuss recent Red Sox injuries

Former New England Football Pro Christian Fauria and one of Boston's premier sports medicine doctors and orthopedic surgeons to the pro's, Dr. Thomas Gill of Steward Health Care, discuss some of the recent injuries that have plagued the Boston Red Sox and how you can avoid similar injuries in your everyday life.

Kirk goes on a rant, orde…

Kirk goes on a rant, orders Gerry's mic shut off, 5-23-16

Kirk rants about Gerry being Corporate Callahan and commands Paul to shut Gerry's mic off.

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Jim Polito hangs up on us…

Jim Polito hangs up on us, 5-24-16

Jim Polito of WTAG in Worcester joins us for a few minutes to talk about the district attorney and how the show should stick to sports.

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Red Sox have three MVPs r…

Red Sox have three MVPs right now, 5-23-16

Ortiz, Bogaerts, and Jackie Bradley Jr are all MVP candidates. Chili Davis should be too.

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Turtleboy on Auburn cop k…

Turtleboy on Auburn cop killer case, 5-24-16

Turtleboy from Turtleboy Sports joins the guys to talk about the cop killer.

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Ted Olson on GMA talking …

Ted Olson on GMA talking Brady appeal, Gerry reads Kings Things, 5-23-16

Brady lawyer, Ted Olson, speaks about the latest Deflategate news on GMA and Gerry reads Larry King's latest Kings Things.

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