The Mashup

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Lucy Burdge
May 23, 2018 - 11:01 am
Gronkowski the horse is back in the game after missing the Kentucky derby and will be competing in the Belmont Stakes in June. And, of course, oddsmakers can make a joke too and the odds the horse will win opened at 69-1. It has now been bet down to 66-1, but the date of the race is 6/9 so we still...
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Lucy Burdge
May 23, 2018 - 6:14 am
Welcome to Wednesday’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 . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Kansas City at St. Louis, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB:...
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Lucy Burdge
May 22, 2018 - 4:31 pm
The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame honored Brandi Chastain on Monday night and unveiled a bronze plaque of her face that could not have looked less like her. The internet went crazy on Tuesday after the photos surfaced and compared the plaque to everyone from Gary Busey and Mickey Rooney to Peter...
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Alex Reimer
May 22, 2018 - 1:04 pm
In an error-filled segment, “Fox & Friends” hosts bemoaned the National Association of Black Journalists’ decision to name Jemele Hill “Journalist of the Year," crying about how journalism used to be about objectivity and facts. In related news, irony is dead. Guest Lawrence Jones, editor-in-...
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Lucy Burdge
May 22, 2018 - 6:48 am
Welcome to Tuesday’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 . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Cleveland at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: Colorado at...
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Alex Reimer
May 21, 2018 - 3:32 pm
Derek Jeter has been involved with more public relations fiascos in his eight months as Marlins owner than in his 20-year playing career. Since October, the Jeter-led Marlins have traded away almost all of their good players, fired an employee while he was in the hospital , cut ties with the...
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WEEI
May 18, 2018 - 4:01 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if my boy “Dennis the Wheeler-Dealer” is looking for the unemployment line… I hear ‘Laurel.’ No, wait. ‘Yanny.’ No, wait. Is there anything in-between? Launy? Admit it. Sports gambling is fun. And it’s everywhere. Even if you’re anti-gambling, I’ll...
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Lucy Burdge
May 18, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Yanny vs. Laurel is yesterday’s news. The hot new debate today is Jen or Den? Kirk Minihane posed the question on K&C after Rob Bradford and his wife, Jen, did an Awaken 180 ad in which Rob addresses his wife by name. But did he say “Jen” or “Den”? The K&C audience seemed to be split on...
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Lucy Burdge
May 18, 2018 - 7:01 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: LA Dodgers at Washington, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) NBA: NBA Draft...
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Lucy Burdge
May 17, 2018 - 10:29 am
The heated debate over whether people hear yanny or laurel rages on, but Charles Barkley added a new word to the mix as if this whole thing wasn’t frustrating enough. “I thought I heard ‘doughnut,’” Barkley said on the NBA on TNT Wednesday night. The rest of the crew laughed and they played the...
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