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 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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For Kobe Bryant, basketball wasn’t just a vocation, it was an outlet for his genius

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The late Lakers icon was more than a phenomenal athlete, he was an artiste on and off the court.

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Jimmy Garoppolo hasn’t exactly led the 49ers to the Super Bowl

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Garoppolo has been required to do shockingly little on the road to Miami.

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Clemens and Bonds belong in the Hall . . . and other baseball thoughts

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Giving them their rightful place among the game’s greats is not the same as condoning or absolving any cheating.

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Like him or not, you have to appreciate the history LeBron James has forged with the Celtics

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LeBron is adding his own chapter to the NBA’s most storied rivalry, Celtics vs. Lakers, with a ready out-of-the-box Showtime contender.