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Rob Bradford
April 25, 2019 - 9:29 pm
The Celtics announced Thursday night that Hall of Famer John Havlicek has passed away at the age of 79. It is with great sadness we have learned that Celtics Legend and Hall of Famer John Havlicek has passed away peacefully today at the age of 79. He will be dearly missed by his Celtics family. A...
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Rob Bradford
April 24, 2019 - 8:25 am
It was one of Michael Chavis' welcome to the big leagues moments. The rookie already had his first major league hit -- managed one day before at Tropicana Field -- when the spotlight of being a member of the Red Sox hit home in a completely different manner. Chavis' religious beliefs and approach...
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Rob Bradford
April 23, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Darwinzon Hernandez is going to get his first taste of major league baseball, albeit just a nibble. The 22-year-old was called up from Double-A Portland by the Red Sox to serve as the club's 26th man, which is allowed for the second game of a doubleheader. "I think where we are as far as guys...
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Celtics forward Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
April 21, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Despite the Celtics finishing with their highest point total of the series, finishing off the Pacers 110-106, Game 4 was far from pretty. The Celtics couldn’t get things going offensively in the first half with Darren Collison and Cory Joseph playing air-tight defense on Kyrie Irving while the...
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Rob Bradford
March 31, 2019 - 8:41 pm
SEATTLE -- According to major league sources the Red Sox and Xander Bogaerts are on the verge of agreeing to a contract extension. There is a strong likelihood a deal will be announced Monday. The 26-year-old shortstop would be eligible for free agency after the 2019 season. Bogaerts is currently...
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DeMarcus Cousins
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John Tomase
March 28, 2019 - 10:34 pm
According to a report from Yahoo Sports, a Celtics fan was banned from TD Garden for directing a racial slur at Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins during a January game in Boston. Per Yahoo NBA insider Chris Haynes, during Golden State's 115-111 victory on Jan. 26 in Boston, a fan "muttered the N-...
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Rob Bradford
March 27, 2019 - 10:15 pm
SEATTLE -- They were the final hours before Opening Day. For Rick Porcello, however, the excitement of starting the 2019 season was somewhat tempered. The starting pitcher didn't want to head into the current campaign with questions regarding his future with the Red Sox. But, much to Porcello's...
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft
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Scott McLaughlin
March 26, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Robert Kraft continues to fight. In court documents filed Tuesday , lawyers for the Patriots owner reaffirmed his not guilty plea, waived his right to an arraignment, and requested a jury trial. Kraft's arraignment was originally scheduled for this Thursday. Tuesday's filing also marks a change...
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Lucy Burdge
March 24, 2019 - 7:01 pm
Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement in an Instagram post on Sunday evening and it was followed by a flood of reaction from teammates, other athletes and celebrities. It all started at 20 years old on stage at the NFL draft when my dream came true, and now here I am about to turn 30 in a few...
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Ryan Hannable
March 24, 2019 - 6:39 pm
It's official, life without Rob Gronkowski has begun for the Patriots as the tight end officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Sunday night. This doesn't come as a huge surprise given what happened last season, although him taking until now to decide left the door open for a potential...
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