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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All of a sudden, the Celtics are hitting the reset button

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They were supposed to be set up for years to come, but now Danny Ainge needs to chart a different course.


To many, the Bruins’ loss is a rebalancing of the sports universe

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They’re tired of seeing Boston teams win it all and take it all this century.


Once again, an imperfect finish for Tuukka Rask

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A standout out all along in the postseason, a Stanley Cup championship once more eluded the Bruins goalie.


The Bruins’ first line was first-rate, and they need more of that in Game 7

By Christopher L. Gasper , Globe Staff

“When you play desperate, normally you see everyone’s best game,” said Brad Marchand.