Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

Mark and Meredith write the Names column for The Boston Globe.

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Tom Brady in a body cast? April Fools!

April Fools’ Day jokes can be so cruel. None more than the one played upon Patriots fans Wednesday by Tom Brady.

Rob Gronkowski during a Super Bowl victory parade.

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Gronk’s looking for a woman who ‘cooks, cleans, makes big cash’

Appearing on “The Jim Rome Show,” the Patriots tight end was asked to describe his ideal spouse.

Mark Wahlberg is set to produce, and perhaps star in, a movie about the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Mark Wahlberg will make movie about Marathon bombings

Wahlberg will produce and maybe star in the movie, to be called “Patriots’ Day,” for CBS Films, according to reports.

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Bradley Cooper filming around town

Bradley Cooper was spotted on the local set of the David O. Russell film “Joy” on Monday.