Sports Columnist

Christopher L. Gasper

Christopher L. Gasper joined the Globe as a full-time employee at Boston.com 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 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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CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Not all of the Patriots’ problems were solved against the Saints

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It was the opponent and the win the Patriots needed. It doesn’t mean they’ve found all the answers.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

It’s time for baseball to overhaul The Code

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The game’s unwritten rules trample all over common sense and consistency.

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On athlete activism, Harry Edwards delivers an important message

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Edwards helped lay the groundwork for today’s athletes who advocate for civil rights and equality.

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Celtics betting on Kyrie Irving — just as they did with Isaiah Thomas

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The Celtics believe Irving, 25, is a transcendent player in training.