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

An ode to the greatness of Simone Biles

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Her display of superiority had her competitors openly acknowledging the yawning gap between Biles and the rest of the US gymnasts.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Like Jalen Ramsey, more athletes should tell us how they really feel

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There are few professions where you have to choose your words as carefully.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

The message was clear with Tom Brady’s tweaked contract: Bill still reigns

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Brady was no doubt looking for a more lucrative and longer-term restructuring. Score one for Bill Belichick.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

The biggest weaknesses you should be concerned about, and other Patriots observations

By , Globe Staff

Yep, we’re talking about linebacker and receiver.