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  1. Snapshot: Football on the parquet

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics clearly got an itch for some football on Turkey Day. Before Friday's game against the Chicago Bulls, a handful of Celtics engaged in some pigskin-like action on the parquet during pregame warm-ups. Offensive tackle Evan Turner held...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  2. Season is just getting interesting for C's

    Chris Forsberg

    There were undoubtedly viewers that, jubilant from the local football team's triumph that punched its pass back to the conference title game, clicked over to Comcast SportsNet on Saturday night and were disappointed to find the Boston Celtics in acti...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  3. Boring bonding? C's quietly unite

    Chris Forsberg

    NEWPORT, R.I. -- NBA teams are no stranger to team building exercises. Last summer, Rajon Rondo herded many of his teammates to Los Angeles for some flag football. The Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers have played paintball. The belief is that, i...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  4. Rondo: 'When I'm mentally ready, I'll play'

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was shuttling through the various media day stations Monday when he spotted an assistant coach with a football on the balcony outside the office of president of basketball operations Danny Ainge. I...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  5. Rajon Rondo of Boston Celtics not setting sights on miracle retur...

    Chris Forsberg

    Rajon Rondo, speaking to reporters for one of the first times since his mid-February surgery, said he'll be back this season but is taking the process slow and making sure he's mentally ready first.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  6. Quarterbacking the Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    New England Patriots on InstagramRajon Rondo chats with Patriots retired offensive lineman Matt Light at halftime of Monday's game.Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is a big football fan. Just the other night he was tossing the pigskin around th...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  7. Snapshot: Practice & pigskin

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesRajon Rondo throws a pass after Boston's workouts Thursday in Istanbul.It wouldn't be Celtics training camp if someone didn't break out a football. Last week, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge joke...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. 2-on-2: Celtics vs. Pacers (Game 11 of 66)

    Chris Forsberg

    Michael Hickey/US PresswireThe Celtics hope to avoid this sight Saturday night in Indiana.Supposedly there's a big football game Saturday night that's supposed to upstage Celtics-Pacers. Maybe a few less eyeballs on Boston's struggling hoopsters isn'...

    Blog | January 14, 2012
  9. Football follow-up: O'Donnell working out?

    Chris Forsberg

    A report Tuesday indicated that a Canadian Football League draftee wouldn't report to camp because of potential interest from the Boston Celtics. In Wednesday's edition of the Barrie (Ontario) Examiner, Matt O'Donnell's father tells the paper that hi...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  10. C's offseason target: Offensive tackle?

    Chris Forsberg

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League open rookie camp on Wednesday and don't believe they'll have the services of unsigned second-round draft pick Matt O'Donnell. The rumored hang-up? Interest in O'Donnell from the Boston Celt...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  11. Why Doc hates SI ... sometimes

    Chris Forsberg Cover ArchiveSports Illustrated's commemorative cover after the Lakers won the 2010 NBA Finals.BOSTON -- The way Celtics coach Doc Rivers sees it, he'd be perfectly fine if Sports Illustrated just gave away a football phone regardless of when ...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  12. Check the batteries in the remote

    Chris Forsberg

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With the Patriots and Celtics both scheduled for a 1 p.m. start Sunday, Celtics fans with a vested interest in New England's football fortune are set to put their remote controls through a rigorous workout today (lucky are those ...

    Blog | January 10, 2010
  13. Baby steps

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Need a way to gauge the recovery of the fractured right thumb of Celtics forward Glen Davis? Earlier this week, he beat a friend by five touchdowns in Madden 10, the popular football video game. "That's rehab," joked Davis, who h...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  14. Glen Davis of the Boston Celtics is making gains in rehabbing fro...

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics' Davis returns to practice, but is taking it slow

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  15. Closing time

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Unlike their football brethren in Foxborough, the Celtics have had no issues with closing out games. While Boston let the Milwaukee Bucks hang around a bit longer than they might have liked Tuesday night at TD Garden, the Celtics held th...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  16. Former football coach talks about Davis

    Chris Forsberg

    Could Glen Davis have been the next Reggie White?That's the comparison one of his former high school coaches made today when asked about Davis' skillset at the University Laboratory School in Baton Rouge, La.,Davis raised some eyebrows this w...

    Blog | November 06, 2009