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 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 Patriots’ second-string defense, plenty of teachable moments

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Matt Patricia’s collection of reserves and roster aspirants looked shaky against the Jaguars.

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Revisiting the Sports Bucket List

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There is a finite amount of sports we can consume and accomplishments and occurrences we can witness.

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Start sending sympathy cards to the Dolphins, Bills, and Jets

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Three-quarters of the AFC East is in tatters before the season even starts.

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Patriots showing a little fight in training camp can be a good thing

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A little friction between offense and defense can be a harbinger of success on both sides of the ball.