The Mashup

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
November 20, 2017 - 11:30 am
ESPN host Scott Van Pelt is firing back at those who rail against his network and claim it’s a sinking ship. And now, Gerry Callahan and Kirk Minihane, two of ESPN’s most ardent critics, are challenging Van Pelt to confront them on the air. In a recent interview on Sports Illustrated’s “Off the...
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Lucy Burdge
November 20, 2017 - 7:29 am
Welcome to Monday’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 . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Indiana at Orlando, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Boston at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. (NBCSB) NFL: Atlanta at Seattle, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)...
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Lucy Burdge
November 19, 2017 - 2:29 pm
Donald Trump responded to LaVar Ball on Sunday after Ball denied Trump helped Ball’s son LiAngelo and his UCLA teammates avoid jail time in China for shoplifting. “Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo, is unaccepting...
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WEEI
November 18, 2017 - 1:28 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering what’s going on with Boo Boo Andrade? You can have the World Series. Or even the Super Bowl. For my money, having the chance to play or perform (or in my case, report) within the bright lights of New York, NY – the world’s stage – never gets old...
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Lucy Burdge
November 17, 2017 - 5:14 pm
The North Attleboro mansion where Aaron Hernandez lived at the time of his arrest was sold to a 23-year-old Patriots fan, it was reported on Friday. The buyer, Arif Khan, is a real estate investor who plans to restore the house and hopes to move in before Christmas. “My friends are definitely...
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Alex Reimer
November 17, 2017 - 5:06 pm
Jerry Jones may have some explaining to do. Video surfaced Friday of the Cowboys owner making a racial joke to a fan in 2013 at his wedding. The clip, which was published on The Blast , shows Jones sending well-wishes to the bride-to-be. It was reportedly shot at the Warwick Melrose Hotel in Dallas...
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Alex Reimer
November 17, 2017 - 10:29 am
The proverbial tug of war between Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones only appears to be intensifying. The Cowboys’ owner seems intent on obstructing Goodell’s nearly completed contract extension, even if it means moving towards all-out war with his fellow owners. Journalists Seth Wickersham and Don Van...
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