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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The coronavirus has put Red Sox prospect Leon Paulino’s dream on hold

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Paulino is back home in Lawrence, uncertain when baseball and his career will resume or what it will look like when both do.

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Using the Patriots plane to pick up surgical masks in China was a super play

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The Krafts didn't socially distance themselves from their civic responsibility. Bravo.

Chris Sale is latest example of Red Sox continuing to compound mistakes

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The Sox erred with Jon Lester, and they erred by giving Sale a huge extension

Revisiting the Sports Bucket List

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Here's a wish list for a look at the very best achievements and events that the sports world offers.