Sports Columnist

Christopher L. Gasper

Christopher L. Gasper joined the Globe as a full-time employee at in 2001. He has been in the Globe sports department since 2006, and was the Patriots beat writer from 2006 to 2009, chronicling the only 16-0 perfect regular season in NFL history. He has been a columnist for the Globe since 2009, covering the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Final, the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four, the College Football Playoff, the horse racing Triple Crown, and the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was named an APSE Top 10 columnist in 2014 and tabbed 2016 favorite sportswriter in the 2016 New England Sports Survey conducted by Channel Media and Market Research. He also proposed the modified sudden-death overtime format that the NFL adopted in 2010. In 2017, he began hosting the Globe’s sports podcast, Season Ticket. In addition to his Globe role, Gasper is the co-host of the “Gasper & Murray” radio show on 98.5 the Sports Hub and has appeared on ESPN, BBC Radio, WCVB-TV, and Comcast SportsNet New England.

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Who should be next to run Red Sox baseball operations?

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The goal should be to combine the best aspects of big-market resources and small-market sustainability.


Patriots willingly took on Antonio Brown; how far will they stick with him?

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Bill Belichick has never shied away from accepting talented players with troubled backgrounds.

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Steelers’ silence on Antonio Brown speaks volumes

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Those who know him best had virtually nothing to say about him; shouldn’t that concern the Patriots?


Bill Belichick’s true genius lies in course corrections

By , Globe Staff

He does make mistakes, but there is no coach better at finding and implementing solutions.