BOSTON — Doc Rivers has been hopeful for weeks that Ray Allen would return before the regular season ended. With Allen out of the lineup for Thursday’s season finale against the Milwaukee Bucks, that scenario is no longer possible, and a full return for Game 1 of the Celtics’ first-round playoff series against the Hawks …

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The New England Patriots traded up to the No. 21 spot in the first round of 2012 NFL Draft. The Patriots moved up, after trading with the Cincinatti Bengals, and selected Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones with the pick. Jones, the brother of UFC fighter Jon “Bones” Jones, is a massive defensive lineman listed at …

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Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck has been selected first overall in the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts.

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It’s almost here. What’s the latest buzz and analysis? Find it all right here.

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There’s still time to watch player highlights, review what your team needs and prep for the draft.

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Police in Virginia say Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence after he refused a breath test.

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Our NFL experts share their views from inside Radio City Music Hall.

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