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  1. C's prospects get own Boston marathon

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- It's been playfully dubbed the Boston Marathon. At the end of every pre-draft workout, the Boston Celtics line up the invited prospects along the baseline and have them sprint the length of the 94-foot court as many times as possibl...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  2. How does Johnson's championship rate?

    Matt Willis

    Jared C. Tilton/Getty ImagesJimmie Johnson won the 2013 Sprint Cup title.Jimmie Johnson wrapped up his sixth career Sprint Cup Series championship with a ninth-place finish Sunday at Homestead. We already knew that. The talk then quickly turned to wh...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  3. Jimmie Johnson dominates like few others

    Matt Willis

    Getty ImagesJimmie Johnson (left) is in a class with other champs like Roger Federer and Michael Jordan. The odds of Jimmie Johnson winning a sixth Sprint Cup Series championship are pretty good entering Sunday's season finale (1 p.m. ET, ESPN and W...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  4. Add Plumlee to first-round watchlist

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics hosted another pre-draft workout on Tuesday and one of the invitees -- Northeastern guard Jon Lee (who raised eyebrows with what's believed to be a record-breaking performance in the team's three-minute sprint drill at the end of w...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  5. Jockeying for position: Tie-breakers in focus

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics still have 16 games to play and it's probably too early to start sweating potential tie-breakers, particularly with seeds 3-7 currently separated by a mere 3.5 games. But a few notes as teams gear up for the sprint to the finish lin...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  6. 2-on-2: Celtics vs. Bobcats (Game 61 of 66)

    Chris Forsberg

    Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty ImagesPaul Pierce hopes to play versus the Bobcats despite stubbing his toe in New Jersey.The Boston Celtics (35-25, 14-16 away) reach the finish line of their lone back-to-back-to-back sprint of the season on Sunday night with ...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  7. Hunted or not, Heat make early statements

    Michael Wallace

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesLeBron James and Dwyane Wade won't admit it, but they have a target on their backs this season. MIAMI -- Two games into this truncated 66-game NBA regular-season sprint, at least one fact has already emerged about the Miami ...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  8. Peace on the parquet

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Charles KrupaDelonte West runs sprints during training camp in Newport.In a return engagement with the Boston Celtics, Delonte West is putting mistakes behind him and embracing a second chance writes ESPN Boston's Peter May; NEWPORT, R.I. -...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave McMenamin of "The Lakers length is the one dominant advantage they are supposed to have no matter which opponent they play. Kind of the way Usain Bolt's stride should allow him to beat anybody on the planet in a sprint. But i...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  10. Allen has 27, Perkins a career-high 25 as Celts are one win from ...

    Make it 17 in a row for the 17-time NBA champions.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 19, 2008
  11. Rondo skips practice after rolling ankle in Game 3

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo isn't practicing because of a left ankle bone bruise.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2008