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  1. Stevens excited to be tourney fan

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Brad Stevens loved everything about coaching at Butler except maybe one thing: It took away his ability to be a fan of March Madness. With the annual NCAA college basketball tournament set to tip, in earnest, on Thursday afternoon, Steve...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. Notes: Different thrill this Selection Sunday

    Chris Forsberg

    Selection Sunday felt a lot different this year for Brad Stevens. For most of the past six years, this day meant huddling inside Hinkle Fieldhouse with his Butler team and awaiting the Bulldogs' NCAA tournament fate. Reflecting on the process befo...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  3. Sorry, Sunshine: Olynyk's bruised chin

    Chris Forsberg

    MILTON, Mass. -- Boston Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk showed up to the Shamrock Foundation's sixth annual Teeing Up for Kids golf tournament on Tuesday at Wollaston Golf Club with a fresh gash on his chin. When a reporter asked if someone had caught hi...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  4. Quick hits from Ainge

    Chris Forsberg

    BOLTON, Mass. -- A handful of quick hits from Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge on Tuesday morning before the team's charity golf tournament at The International: * On Rajon Rondo being among the elite point guards in the game...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  5. Pregame: One eye on the Duke game

    Chris Forsberg

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- With his son playing his first NCAA tournament game some 2,200 miles away, Celtics coach Doc Rivers was trying to balance pregame responsibilities (both those with the media and, you know, getting his team ready for a game again...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  6. BU channels its inner KG

    Chris Forsberg

    Twitter / Sean Grande ... via kwoutTwo things to watch for those without a rooting interest in Friday's Boston University vs. Kansas battle in the first round of the NCAA tournament: 1) Celtics radio play-by-play man Sean Grande has a friendly bet...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  7. Rondo's slump, Green's role

    Chris Forsberg

    Some afternoon reading on the Boston Celtics to fill time between commercial breaks during the NCAA tournament: Brian Babineau/NBAE/GettyJeff Green's finding his role; Rajon Rondo's finding his way out of a slump for the Celtics.--LUNDBLAD: BREAKI...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  8. Pierce: BU's season over next week

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- For a moment, Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce considered how to at least phrase his biased opinion politely as not to offend the region's only NCAA tournament-bound hoops squad. But they don't call him The Truth for nothing. Asked his...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  9. Community: Strikes, Pop-a-Shot

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics captain Paul Pierce, his teammates, and local celebrities teamed to raise money for children's health at his annual bowling tournament, "The Truth Strikes Again," earlier this month at Foxwoods. The event, which took place at High Rollers Lux...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  10. Community: Pierce's bowling event and more

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics captain Paul Pierce will hold his The Truth Strikes Again Celebrity Bowling Tournament Friday night at Foxwoods Casino. Check out the video above as he talks about the event that brings together celebrities to raise money for Pierce's Truth o...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  11. Rivers remembers Raymonds

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers took time Tuesday to reflect on former Marquette coach Hank Raymonds, who passed away Monday at the age of 86. Rivers played for Raymonds from 1979-1983, making three NCAA tournament appearances during that ...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  12. Video: Rondo & the Rock

    Chris Forsberg

    The folks at Red Bull have put together a short preview video of the King of the Rock tournament this past weekend on Alcatraz. The visuals are pretty awesome and includes Rajon Rondo inside the prison talking to the players before the competition. ...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  13. Rondo & The Rock

    Chris Forsberg

    Carlo Cruz/Red Bull PhotofilesRajon Rondo poses at Alcatraz during Red Bull's 1-on-1 tournament Saturday.The folks at Red Bull passed along some more images from Saturday's King of the Rock event hosted by Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo on Alcatraz....

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  14. Rondo: Goals vs. Gold

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/GettyRajon Rondo is more focused on another Larry O'Brien trophy than a gold medal.ESPN the Magazine's Ric Bucher caught up with Rajon Rondo en route to the Red Bull 1-on-1 tournament Saturday night on Alcatraz and Boston's p...

    Blog | September 19, 2010
  15. Snapshot: Alcatraz & King of the Rock

    Chris Forsberg

    Courtesy Photo / Red BullsThe court at Alcatraz is constructed in advance of Saturday's 1-on-1 tournament.After six nationwide qualifiers, 64 finalists descend on Alcatraz Saturday evening for the Red Bull King of the Rock 1-on-1 basketball tournamen...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  16. Times-Picayune: Q&A with Shaq

    Chris Forsberg

    Following up on their article from his charity golf tournament Saturday, the Times-Picayune of New Orleans posted a lengthy Q&A with Shaquille O'Neal Sunday. Here's the good stuff: Will you retire after your two-year contract ends with the Boston Ce...

    Blog | September 05, 2010