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Isaiah Thomas wanted nothing to do with a Giannis Antetokounmpo jump ball

NOPE.<p>The Celtics and Bucks faced off on Wednesday night in Boston and we saw one of the most lopsided jump balls ever in the NBA. You may have thought that scrappy Isaiah Thomas would try and steal this jump ball from Giannis Antetokounmpo, but he had zero interest. He didn’t even try, just backed …

NBA

Red Sox acquire Chris Sale in blockbuster trade with White Sox

The Boston Red Sox acquired Chris Sale, one of the game's most dominant left-handed pitchers, from the Chicago White Sox for Yoan Moncada and three other prospects.<p>The White Sox also got minor league right-handed pitchers Michael Kopech and Victor Diaz and outfielder Luis Alexander Basabe.<p>The …

Baseball

Patriots trade for Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy

For the third straight year, the Patriots are adding linebacker depth midseason via a trade. On Tuesday, New England received Kyle Van Noy from the …

NFL

Patriots reveal Halloween costumes on Snapchat

Halloween is almost upon us. All things haunted, spooky and scary have hit New England, and the Patriots are no exception.<p>All week, the Patriots …

Boston lands Pipeline's top-ranked prospect

BOSTON -- Jason Groome, the ultra-talented lefty who was taken with the 12th overall pick in the 2016 Draft on Thursday, has been known to go into …

Boston Red Sox

Boston's Mookie Betts makes history with 2 more home runs

BALTIMORE -- With two more mighty swings of his bat Wednesday night, Boston Red Sox leadoff hitter Mookie Betts went from amazing to historic.<p>One …

Baseball

Jon Bostic to Lions: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The New England Patriots have traded linebacker Jon Bostic to the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed draft pick, the Lions announced Monday.<p>ESPN's Adam Caplan revealed the pick was a conditional seventh-round selection.<p>Bostic played 11 games and started one for New England last year, recording only …

Football (U.S.)

Pablo Sandoval undergoes season-ending shoulder surgery

If Pablo Sandoval is going to win back his job with the Boston Red Sox, it won't be until at least next season.<p>Sandoval underwent season-ending …

Major League Baseball

Patriots select Georgia wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell with 112th pick in NFL draft

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady has a new weapon.<p>The New England Patriots added Georgia wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell to their offense with the 112th overall …

2016 New England Patriots draft picks: Analysis for every selection

Mike Reiss breaks down the New England Patriots 2016 draft class.<p><b>Round 2, pick No. 60: Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama</b> | Highlights<p><b>My take:</b> Part of the …

Marcus Smart rises to the challenge in Game 4 to help Celtics tie up series

Boston guard Marcus Smart played like a superstar on Sunday.<p><b>FULL FIRST-ROUND SCHEDULE | EXPERT BRACKETS</b><p>Marcus Smart is not a superstar, but no one …

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NFL

Kelly Olynyk Led The Celtics In Some Locker-Room Dancing After They Beat The Warriors

There is no denying the Celtics have surpassed most reasonable expectations this season. There’s no greater example of that then Friday nights win over the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, either. The Celtics broke the Warriors home-game winning streak with a thrilling 109-106 victory.<p>To …

Warriors' home winning streak ends at 54 in loss to Celtics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Everybody expected Stephen Curry to make the 3 from way out with the clock winding down, just as he always does.<p>Instead, this time Curry missed a long 3-pointer to tie it with 5.3 seconds left and the Golden State Warriors suffered their first home defeat in more than 14 …

Basketball

Red Sox reporter resigns amid speculation of relationship with John Farrell

A Red Sox beat reporter resigned Friday after questions arose about her relationship with manager John Farrell.<p>Jessica Moran, who has covered the Red …

Baseball

Celtics stun the Knicks with 3:44 of absolute hustle to steal a 105-104 win

It seemed like a recipe for another blowout after the Celtics' nearly-perfect win over Portland. Playing for a 13th straight victory at home, this …

Bruins get Lee Stempniak, John-Michael Liles before deadline

The Boston Bruins did not trade pending unrestricted free agent Loui Eriksson at the deadline, but general manager Don Sweeney did acquire forward …

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Boston Red Sox player drives golf cart into lake

A couple of Boston Red Sox players headed out for a little Valentine's Day golf on Sunday, and things got wet ... and wild ... and one would have to …

Boston Red Sox

Avery Bradley: 'You should believe you're going to win until the horn goes off'

There have been numerous instances during Brad Stevens' tenure as head coach of the Boston Celtics in which his team has trailed by double digits in …

Kerr, Mullin say Stephen Curry circus reminiscent of Michael Jordan

Steve Kerr and Chris Mullin said that being around Stephen Curry now is like being around Michael Joradn in the 90s.<p>To say Stephen Curry is the …

Basketball

Pats LB Fleming played with 22 stitches in leg after car-accident heroics

In the days leading up to an important playoff game, most guys are preparing and game-planning for the upcoming opponent. New England Patriots …

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Revs draft fullback Jordan McCrary in first round

Bolstering a severely depleted backline and adding attacking depth were two items of business the Revolution attended to on Thursday by drafting …

Boston Celtics discussing outdoor game at Fenway Park

Fresh off the success of last week's NHL Winter Classic in Foxborough, the Boston Celtics say they have had cursory conversations about the team …

Basketball

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Bills coach Rex Ryan, speaking on a conference call with the New York media, reiterated that he needs to tone down his bravado. Why? "Probably because we failed miserably," he said. Ryan also admitted it hurts to have players criticize him publicly. "I've never been looked at as the problem, so, yeah, that bothers me, no doubt about it," he said. "I haven't said anything publicly about it until now, but, sure, that would bother me."

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook Messenger<br>• Pinterest<p>Bills coach Rex Ryan, speaking on a conference call with the New York media, reiterated that he needs to …

Tom Brady Fulfills 8-Year-Old Cancer Patient’s Christmas Wish

Tom Brady helped fulfill an eight-year-old cancer patient’s Christmas wish Saturday by meeting and hugging the young fan after inviting her to visit …

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