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The Celtics must shift their attention elsewhere after missing out on Anthony Davis, as this figures to be a complicated offseason in Boston, especially if Kyrie Irving leaves in free agency. The Athletic’s Jordan Brenner wrote in a piece published Tuesday that multiple sources have pointed to Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal as a “prime …

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Roush Fenway Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won’t be the only person honoring Darrell Waltrip on Sunday, but he’ll be the one doing it with the most style. For Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350, Stenhouse will run a special throwback paint scheme to honor Waltrip, who will retire from NASCAR broadcasting after the race. The scheme will …

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Masai Ujiri’s post-championship exuberance might prove costly. The deputy sheriff that Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations allegedly struck and pushed Thursday night at Oracle Arena has hired an attorney and is considering suing him, the team and the NBA, according to KPIX’s Katie Nielsen. The attorney, David Mastagni, claims Ujiri injured his client’s jaw …

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The Boston Bruins don’t have an overly long list of unrestricted free agents, but nonetheless there are some guys that may go on to greener pastures July 1. Boston’s two big UFAs are Marcus Johansson and Noel Acciari. Johansson was acquired at the trade deadline and proved to be a solid pickup, as he was …

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Think the Los Angeles Lakers will add a third superstar alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis? Think again. While it was reasonable to wonder after the Lakers reportedly agreed to acquire Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday whether Los Angeles would turn its focus to signing a high-profile free agent, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski …

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The proverbial apple apparently does fall far from the tree sometimes. Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman bought his young son a Tom Brady jersey Sunday, despite his own enduring antipathy toward the New England Patriots and their legendary quarterback. Merriman used Twitter to share a photo of the occasion, which took place on …

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The Boston Celtics seem to be preparing for life without Kyrie Irving, but will that prompt them to make some nuclear moves on draft night? The 2019 NBA Draft is set to take place Thursday, and the C’s currently own three first-round picks: Nos. 14, 20 and 22. Boston reportedly does not plan to use …

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Tuesday offered the best update on David Ortiz since the Boston Red Sox legend was shot June 9 in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz’s condition has been upgraded to “good,” according to his wife, Tiffany Ortiz. Read her full statement below: As of Tuesday, 10 suspects had been arrested in the case surrounding Ortiz’s shooting. One …

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Al Horford reportedly is opting out of his contract with the Boston Celtics, but that isn’t necessarily an indication that he has his eyes set elsewhere. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday morning that Horford will forgo the final year of his deal with the C’s, which was set to pay him $30.1 million, and hit …

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The 2018-19 NHL season was a memorable one for Brandon Carlo. Following a successful regular season, Carlo took part in his first career playoff run with the Boston Bruins, who fell one win short of hoisting the Stanley Cup. The 22-year-old defenseman played some of his best hockey over the final two months of the …

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