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Do you still miss him, Boston? As you might have heard, Irving provided some pretty blunt criticism of his current Brooklyn teammates after the Nets fell to Philadelphia on Wednesday night. And after hearing that others were put off by the incident, Irving followed up with an expletive-filled, long-winded rant in front of the media …

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The Boston Red Sox continue to acquire relief pitchers. Having already acquired a handful of bullpen arms this offseason, new chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom made another addition Friday, acquiring left-handed pitcher Matt Hall from the Detroit Tigers. In exchange, the Red Sox sent minor league catcher Jhon Nunez to Detroit. According to the Sox, …

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It’s a rare NFL championship weekend without the New England Patriots, but Bill Belichick’s fingerprints will be all over the two conference title games. Preparations for Sunday’s two-game slate are nearly finished, and as Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets ready for an NFC Championship Game showdown with the San Francisco 49ers, he’s not …

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The appeals of Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics extend far beyond New England. The NBA announced Friday the Celtics forward has the fourth-highest selling jersey in the 2019-20 NBA season to date, based on sales from the association’s official online store. Tatum’s No. 0 trails just LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Stephen Curry on …

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Maybe he was joking. Or maybe he has legitimate interest in someday managing again in Major League Baseball. Either way, Ozzie Guillen inserted himself into the conversation Thursday night after others overlooked the former Chicago White Sox and Miami Marlins skipper. MLB Network ran a segment speculating on potential candidates for the managerial openings the …

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Bobby Dalbec understands there is currently a bit of uncertainty on the Boston Red Sox roster. He could be a beneficiary. Dalbec spoke with the media on Thursday during the franchise’s rookie development program at Fenway Park, where he was asked about the potential major-league opportunity with the Red Sox possibly having hole at first …

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Tom Brady’s free agency has everyone trying to read the tea leaves. So, let’s get weird. WEEI’s Greg Hill reported earlier this week that Brady and his wife, Gisele Bunchen, have moved their family into a new home in Greenwich, Conn. NBC Sports Boston’s Tom E. Curran subsequently threw cold water on that rumor, saying …

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Jason McCourty is on the mend. The New England Patriots cornerback revealed during the latest episode of his and Devin McCourty’s “Double Coverage” podcast that he underwent surgery to repair the groin injury that sidelined him for most of the second half of this season. After starting the Patriots’ first 10 games, Jason McCourty played …

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BOSTON — Torey Krug is not typically a fighter, and he’ll be the first to admit it. However, he happily dropped the gloves Thursday at TD Garden. In the second period of the Boston Bruins’ eventual 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, Krug scrapped with Patric Hornqvist. Both had just been released from the penalty …

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Another night, another tough Celtics loss. Boston lacked luster in its 128-123 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday at Fiserv Forum, its fifth loss in the last seven games. The loss drops the Celtics to third in the Eastern Conference behind the 28-12 Miami Heat. Though they managed to trim a 22-point deficit to …

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