The Mashup

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WEEI
April 20, 2018 - 5:02 pm
After announcing earlier Friday that it was conducting an internal review of his work, the Boston Globe said Friday afternoon in a statement that it is placing columnist Kevin Cullen on paid administrative leave. The decision comes in the wake of revelations brought to light by WEEI's Kirk &...
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WEEI
April 20, 2018 - 4:16 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering what the Celtics and Bruins need to do to grab some headlines? Not for nuthin’, but what the hell happened to spring around here? If this is the second coming of the Ice Age, could one of our ever-reliable meteorologists speak up now, so we could all...
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Alex Reimer
April 20, 2018 - 1:21 pm
ESPN’s new highly priced morning show continues to bleed viewers. “Get Up” closed out its third week Friday and is attracting even fewer people than when it first launched. The debut episode April 3 was a ratings disaster , drawing 283,000 eyeballs. That number was down significantly from the...
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Alex Reimer
April 20, 2018 - 9:22 am
Update (5:02 p.m.) : The Boston Globe has placed Kevin Cullen on paid administrative leave . Previously: The Boston Globe is conducting an internal review of columnist Kevin Cullen’s work after “Kirk & Callahan” revealed he seemingly embellished and fabricated stories about the Boston Marathon...
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Lucy Burdge
April 20, 2018 - 6:40 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Kansas City at Detroit, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Cleveland at Baltimore, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Oakland,...
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Lucy Burdge
April 19, 2018 - 6:46 pm
It seems Bill Belichick is now designing dog apparel. The Patriots head coach and his girlfriend, Linda Holliday, were spotted at a women’s lacrosse game between Boston University and Holy Cross Wednesday night carrying their new puppy, who happened to be wearing a classic Belichick hoodie. Bill...
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Kyle DaLuz
April 19, 2018 - 1:02 pm
“I can smell Patriots Day, 2013. I can hear it. God, can I hear it, whenever multiple fire engines or ambulances are racing to a scene.” That was part of the lede from longtime Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen’s piece this past Saturday on the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings,...
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Alex Reimer
April 19, 2018 - 11:30 am
Move over, Ben Affleck. Curt Schilling has gotten some questionable ink of his own as he settles into middle age. The right-handed hurler unveiled his massive new tattoo Wednesday, which depicts Jesus Christ on the cross with his left hand extending into Schilling’s. The design is actually kind of...
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Alex Reimer
April 19, 2018 - 10:44 am
Derek Jeter finds himself entangled in another public relations fiasco. The family of Jose Fernandez, who was killed two years ago in a boating accident, says the Marlins are reneging on plans to memorialize the right-hander, per the New York Daily News . Apparently, Fernandez’s old locker was...
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Alex Reimer
April 19, 2018 - 9:47 am
LeBron James says TNT sideline reporter Allie LaForce did nothing wrong when she asked him about the death of Gregg Popovich’s wife after the Cavaliers’ win over the Pacers Wednesday. LaForce was roundly criticized on social media for broaching the subject of Erin Popovich’s passing with James, who...
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