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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
09/05/2010 - 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
Christopher Price
08/11/2010 - 1:46pm
FOXBORO — It was a little advice, from one No. 39 to another.
Christopher Price
08/11/2010 - 12:02am
FOXBORO — It didn’t take long for Randall Gay to realize he was back in New England.
Christopher Price
08/09/2010 - 9:59pm
FOXBORO — For someone who speaks English as a second language, Sebastian Vollmer has no problems expressing how great it is to have his rookie season in the rear-view mirror. “It’s nice,” the 6-foot-8, 315-pound tackle said with a smile.
Christopher Price
08/06/2010 - 1:17am
FOXBORO — When the Patriots’ rookies went through the annual pre-practice soaking the other day — courtesy of quarterback Tom Brady — not all the first-year players looked completely enthu
Christopher Price
08/04/2010 - 10:59pm
FOXBORO — When it came to the Patriots’ passing game last year, the tight ends were there mostly just for show.
Christopher Price
08/04/2010 - 12:28am
Derrick Burgess and Logan Mankins have now been missing from almost the first full week of Patriots’ training camp.
Christopher Price
08/03/2010 - 1:06am
FOXBORO — As of Monday night, the Patriots have had 10 practices — nine padded and one walkthrough.
Christopher Price
08/01/2010 - 12:51pm
FOXBORO — Almost seven months to the day Wes Welker shredded his left knee on the turf at Houston’s Reliant Stadium, the wide receiver was back in pads working out with his teammates in training


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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.

Red Sox Review with Mut, …

Red Sox Review with Mut, 5-25-16

Mut recaps the Sox 10-3 win over the Rockies.

Blake Swihart Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox left fielder Blake Swihart after he had two triples as part of a Red Sox 10-3 win over the Colorado Rockies

Roger Clemens with Joe and Tim

Roger Clemens joined the broadcast on a night where the 1986 Red Sox were honored before the game at Fenway Park

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.

D&C - Lucy bows out of th…

D&C - Lucy bows out of the producer race, Ken and Paul are in (by default)

Ken Laird and Paul Chartier are officially the new producers of the Dennis and Callahan Show as Lucy Burdge bails out of the race, perhaps due to money concerns.

D&C - NESN tries a three-man booth with Steve Lyons & Jerry Remy, hot takes emerge

The guys discuss the hot debates in the three-man NESN booth during Tuesday night's Red Sox game.

D&C - Worcester's Jim Polito attempts to talk smack on D&C on his Wednesday radio show 5-25-16

After hanging up on D&C on Tuesday when accused of carrying water for the Worcester District Attorney, Worcester morning radio host Jim Polito talks with glee on his radio show about his interaction with Dennis and Callahan

Did Jim Bruer Meet John J…

Did Jim Bruer Meet John Jastremski?

Comedian Jim Bruer says he was on vacation in Mexico and talked to Jastremski about deflategate.

NESN Tries Out a Three Man Booth 5-25-16

The guys talk about NESN's experiment with a three person booth on Red Sox Telecast. They also talk about who they think should be in the booth with Dave O'Brien

DJ Bean joins OMF 5-25-16

DJ Bean talks to the guys about the Bruin's signing of Kevan Miller, and the state of the Bruins off-season.

John Farrell - JBJ is a p…

John Farrell - JBJ is a pro, taking it all in stride

We sit down with the manager of the Sox John Farrell for our weekly discussion about all things Red Sox.

Patriots go on the offensive against the NFL in their latest court filing

We discuss the Patriots filing of an amicus brief to federal district court in support of the ongoing battle that has ensnared their quarterback.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Roger Dodger Edition 05-25-16

We look at four instances where Roger Goodell flat out lies or twists himself into a pretzel when asked a question to which there is a definitive answer to... but he never answers them.

Red Sox Review with Mut, …

Red Sox Review with Mut, 5-25-16

Mut recaps the Sox 10-3 win over the Rockies.

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.

It Is What It Is Cast - C…

It Is What It Is Cast - Chris Price talks with former Patriots backup QB Jim Miller about Tom Brady & Deflategate 5-25-16

In the latest It Is What It Is podcast, Chris Price talks with former Patriots backup quarterback Jim Miller about Tom Brady and his mindset as he continues to battle Deflategate. Miller offers up his own thoughts on Brady’s play and what sets him apart from other signal-callers of his generation. Miller also breaks down New England’s offseason to this point on the calendar, and offers his thoughts on which team might be poised to challenge the Patriots in the AFC East.

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.

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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D&C - Lucy bows out of th…

D&C - Lucy bows out of the producer race, Ken and Paul are in (by default)

Ken Laird and Paul Chartier are officially the new producers of the Dennis and Callahan Show as Lucy Burdge bails out of the race, perhaps due to money concerns.

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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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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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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?

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