The Mashup

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Alex Reimer
May 14, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Professional sports leagues issued statements today in support of the Supreme Court's decision to allow states to legalize sports gambling. NBA commissioner Adam Silver came out in favor of legalization in 2014, making the argument in a New York Times op-ed . He reaffirmed his opinion in the league...
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Lucy Burdge
May 14, 2018 - 6:45 am
The Celtics destroyed the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday, making LeBron James and Cavs red meat for Twitter. You don’t need his follow, King pic.twitter.com/CGtss5i8ff — CJ -- (@tatumbetter) May 13, 2018 The jokes started before halftime and continued streaming in...
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Lucy Burdge
May 14, 2018 - 6:19 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: MLB: Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Tampa Bay at Kansas City, 7:05 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Oakland at Boston, 7...
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WEEI
May 11, 2018 - 5:54 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if I can use my Carpal Tunnel syndrome as an excuse for missing deadlines… I’ve held back thoughts regarding the changeover of Yawkey Way to Jersey Street outside of Fenway Park, if only because I wanted the time to sort out and weigh real political...
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Alex Reimer
May 11, 2018 - 9:39 am
Sean McDonough didn’t shy away from criticizing NFL referees during “Monday Night Football” when they screwed up. His replacement, Joe Tessitore, says he won’t be following suit. In a conference call Thursday, Tessitore said he wants the broadcast to emanate positivity. “I’m big into no complaining...
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Lucy Burdge
May 11, 2018 - 5:46 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: Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Oakland at NY Yankees, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at...
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Lucy Burdge
May 10, 2018 - 11:39 am
In an uncovered tweet from 2012, a 14-year-old Jayson Tatum pleads with LeBron James to follow him back and now the two will meet in the NBA playoffs. @KingJames Follow back it's Larry Hughes nephew from st. Louis and Abe and Rj Lil cousin and Justin Son Follow Back pic.twitter.com/AnOnb7E8 —...
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Lucy Burdge
May 10, 2018 - 7:41 am
Welcome to Thursday’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 . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Seattle at Toronto, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at NY Yankees, 7:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: Minnesota...
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Alex Reimer
May 09, 2018 - 4:53 pm
ESPN’s 6:00 p.m. edition of “SportsCenter” has new permanent anchors. Bristol veterans Sage Steele and Kevin Negandhi have been tapped for the role, per the Athletic’s Richard Deitsch . One of the WorldWide Leader’s signature studio properties has been without set hosts since “SC6” was cancelled in...
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Lucy Burdge
May 09, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Peter King appeared on Richard Deitsch’s podcast for the Athletic on Wednesday and revealed he once offered to resign from Sports Illustrated over his erroneous Deflategate reporting. In 2015, King confirmed Chris Mortensen’s report saying the footballs the Patriots used in the AFC Championship...
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