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Bruce Allen

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Media Roundup: The Curse Of The Spoiled Fan

How should sports media members respond when confronted with fans making outrageous demands of Boston sports teams? Has social media created spoiled fan syndrome? Media columnist Bruce Allen weighs in.

Media Roundup: Ian Rapoport (A.K.A. Rapsheet) Will Be Missed

Ian Rapoport, who left the Boston Herald to take a job with the NFL Network, helped restore credibility to the New England Patriots beat at the Herald. Now that he is gone, it's unclear which direction the newspaper will go now.

Media Roundup: Bill Simmons, From Digital Cities To The White House

Love him or hate him, ESPN's Bill Simmons has blazed a trail in digital sports journalism. Bruce Allen examines Simmons' past and how his interview with President Obama further cements his role as a pioneer in online journalism.

Media Roundup: Is Danica Patrick Just A NASCAR Media Tool?

Media Roundup: Is Danica Patrick Just A NASCAR Media Tool?

Media Roundup: Bob Ryan, The One Of A Kind Boston Sports Media Icon

Bob Ryan is truly one of a kind. The longtime sports columnist for The Boston Globe announced his intentions to retire after the Olympics this summer. Ryan's career has been great, but he doesn't receive the respect he's deserved.

Media Roundup: Sports Are Fun, Except In Boston Sports Media

Sports are supposed to be fun, right? Well, it doesn't always come across that way in the Boston sports media world, and that has become increasingly evident during the fallout from the Patriots' loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.

Media Roundup: Boston, New York Media Differ Greatly On Patriots, Giants Coverage

Boston and New York differ greatly when it comes to sports media, and that has been on full display as the New England Patriots and New York Giants prepare to duke it out in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, Feb. 5 in Indianapolis.

Media Roundup: Is Anyone Enjoying This Patriots Super Bowl Run?

Tom Brady and the Patriots were one win away from a perfect season in 2007 in Super Bowl XLII. But by then, the fun had been sucked out of it. The Patriots and Giants will meet again in Super Bowl XLVI, but is anyone enjoying the run?

Media Roundup: Get Ready For History With Patriots, Broncos

This year's New England Patriots team may not be as talented as the Pats teams of yesteryear, but from a television rating standpoint, they are unrivaled. Get ready for a possible history-making broadcast on Saturday against Denver.

Media Roundup: NBC Sports Takes The NFL To The Internet

For the first time ever, you will be able to watch live NFL games on the internet and via a mobile phone app thanks to the National Football League's extension with its broadcast partners, allowing NBC Sports to stream games on the web.

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