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  1. 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
  2. Its OK, Thanksgiving can be for hoops, too

    Mike Cranston

    Thanksgiving and football go together like oil and vinegar, hot dogs and the Fourth of July, Kentucky and one-and-done star freshmen. I grew up in Massachusetts, where not only did we sit down and watch the Lions and Cowboys play home games on TV,...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  3. Quick-hit thoughts from Friday night

    Brendan Hall

    Some quick-hit thoughts from last night's MIAA football action: 1a. Watching the winning touchdown from Friday night's thrilling finish between Barnstable and Bridgewater-Raynham, it's pretty clear by now that Barnstable never ceases its flair for...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  4. 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
  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. Path to the Draft: Top 10 from the Big 12

    Jason King

    The Big 12 may have a reputation as a football conference, but the league's presence in the NBA is glaring. Texas product Kevin Durant is arguably one of the three best players in the game along with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Kansas' Paul Pierce ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Warriors Feeling a Mile High

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy mixing up Davy Crockett with Daniel Boone, much to your own embarrassment and chagrin, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Golden State Warriors, powered by Stephen Curry's 30 points, beat the Denver Nuggets, 1...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  8. Who are the worst teams to win a title?

    ESPN Stats & Information

    If the Los Angeles Lakers do the improbable -- the very, very improbable -- they would join quite the exclusive club. Ditto the Boston Celtics (or the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks or Milwaukee Bucks). And over in hockey, there'...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  9. The 33 best streaks in sports history

    Doug Williams

    After seeing the Los Angeles Lakers' winning streak come to an end at 33 games in 1972, forward Jim McMillian said NBA fans had seen something special. "We just finished a streak that I don't believe any other team is going to break," he told the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  10. Today's pro players overscheduled, overstretched

    Howard Bryant

    Professional sports has reached its tipping point. The players, already too big, already too fast, already too strong, are now engaged in a game of attrition not against the other team, but against the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  11. SEC hegemony takes root, but at what cost to college football

    Ted Miller

    This isn't an anti-SEC screed. The question is whether college football -- the sport itself -- can endure and thrive during a prolonged period of SEC dominance, one that could permanently concentrate the sport's power in a lone region of the country.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  12. 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
  13. ESPNBoston.com Staff Thanksgiving Picks

    ESPNBoston.com

    In keeping with the good holiday spirit, we've given our local ESPN Boston staffers a turn at picking the Thanksgiving football game at their alma maters. Behold... OAKMONT (4-6) AT GARDNER (5-5) ESPN Boston High Schools Editor Brendan Hall, Oakm...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  14. I'm Just Askin' -- A wide world of sports questions

    Adena Andrews

    From cheating equipment managers to LeBron's politics to annoying songs, Adena Andrews has questions on all fronts in her latest I'm Just Askin.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  15. SVP & Russillo on ESPN Radio: Show in review November 5

    Monday, Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo reacted to what they saw over the course of a big football weekend and remembered the NBA on ESPN Radio's Jim Durham, who died at his home over the weekend. He was 65. Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers talks ab...

    Blog | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  16. SVP and Russillo on ESPN Radio: Show Preview November 5, 2012

    Monday, Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo host from the ESPN Radio studios in Bristol, CT. They'll welcome ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck (1:30 p.m. ET), ESPN college football analyst Jesse Palmer (1:45 p.m.), ESPN's Mike Tirico (2:30 p.m.) and Bosto...

    Blog | Conversation | November 05, 2012