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

Celtics making path to NBA Finals a mission possible

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There’s nothing improbable about the better team leading, two games to none, in the Eastern Conference finals.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Celtics’ message to Cavaliers: This year will be different

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Dominated at the Garden in last year’s conference finals, the Celtics let Cleveland know things have changed.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

These Celtics have rewritten the laws of title contention in the NBA

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“Next man up” isn’t supposed to work in the NBA postseason. But Boston is making it happen.

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You don’t win in the playoffs without stars? Don’t tell the Celtics that

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Reaching the Eastern Conference finals without Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward shows what this Celtics team is really made of.