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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CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Mookie Betts, Red Sox show what they were, what they can be

By , Globe Staff

Still searching for a 2019 series victory, the Red Sox opened three games at division-leading Tampa with a vintage performance.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Kyrie Irving delivered a classic playoff performance

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Irving scored 37 points on 15-of-26 shooting and added 7 assists, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks, and a steal as the Celtics topped the Pacers 99-91.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

The only real opponent the Celtics have in this series is themselves

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The Pacers — hard-working but limited offensively — are the perfect first-round opponent for the superior Celtics.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Time is now for Celtics, no more excuses

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The Celtics have pointed toward the postseason, promising it will be different than their disjointed and disharmonious regular season.