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By Baxter Holmes, Globe Staff CLEVELAND — Jeff Green did it three weeks ago in Indiana, and he did it again Wednesday night. The forward made another buzzer-beating basket that helped the Celtics steal a 93-92 win against the Cavaliers...Share Tweet
The 10-man rotation, starring how the Celtics find and polish their diamonds in the roughyahoo.com Mar 27, 2013A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: SB Nation. A good, detailed, engrossin…Share Tweet
Welcome to Quicken Loans Arena for Celtics-CavaliersBy Baxter Holmes, Globe Staff CLEVELAND – It's a battle of teams playing without key players while riding low on five-game losing streaks. Sounds enthralling, yes? Of course it does. Celtics guard Courtney Lee (sprained left ankle) will miss his...Share TweetNew England Patriots Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski made the media rounds at ESPN on Wednesday. Gronkowski said all the right things about his partying reputation and rehabbing his broken arm, which has been operated on three times in the past severa…Share TweetNew England Patriots Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski is having another interesting offseason. For the second year in a row, Gronkowski is recovering from a major injury and he's been in the spotlight for his adventures around the country. On Wednesday…Share TweetIt had been assumed, and now it's official: Jon Lester will be the Opening Day starter when the Boston Red Sox face the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Monday.Share Tweet
Gronk: I would never put myself in jeopardyESPN.com Mar 27, 2013New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski brushed off the criticism he received after he was videotaped performing a wrestling move on a friend while his arm was in a cast, saying he would never do something he thought would put his health at risk.Share TweetThis recent Celtics losing streak brings back painful memories of another in the not-so-distant past.Share Tweet
J.R. Smith drains long-range 3rd-quarter buzzer-beater as Knicks rout Celtics (Video)yahoo.com Mar 27, 2013You know how some NBA players, like Oklahoma City Thunder star and league scoring leader Kevin Durant, don't like to take long-range quarter-ending shots because they don't want hucked-up heaves that miss to lower their field-goal and 3-point percentage…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013Questions are being raised in Upstate New York about whether the state should be subsidizing the Bills. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is making clear that players who don’t buy into his way of doing things will be shown the door. Patriots DT Vince WilforkShare Tweet
Scouting the draft: Rutgers LB Khaseem GreeneA look at Rutgers linebacker Khaseem Greene, a possible fit for the Patriots in the NFL draft.Share Tweetdimemag.com Mar 27, 2013That wasn’t much of compelling first round playoff preview was it? The streaking New York Knicks went into Boston and smacked the Celtics, 100-85. (and it didn’t even feel that close). New York has now won five in a row, and last night’s W pushed thShare Tweet
Life Without KG: A Defensive Travesty for the Celticsgrantland.com Mar 27, 2013A 22-second summation of what the Boston Celtics face without Kevin Garnett for two weeks: What that clip shows: A skinny wing player, Iman Shumper...Share Tweet
Celtics Snap Five-Game SlideMar 27Jeff Green's basket at the buzzer propels the Celtics to a 93-92 win over the Cavs.
Schilling: Bradley Should Start At Triple-AMar 27Curt Schilling and Jon Sciambi discuss this week's Hot Button: Should OF Jackie Bradley Jr. begin the season with the Red Sox or Triple-A Pawtucket?
Gronkowski Defends Work EthicMar 27Rob Gronkowski discusses his injuries last season and the Patriots' concerns about his off-the-field activities.
SweetSpot TV: AL Bold PredictionsMar 27Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield give their American League bold predictions.
Jerry West says he thought Miami Heat would break Los Angeles Lakers' win …Mar 28Hall of Famer Jerry West told ESPN.com on Wednesday night that he had started to believe the Heat, at the very least, would match the Lakers' all-time record of 33 wins in a row.
Greatest win streak in NBA history - 1971-72 LA LakersMar 27Members of the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers remember their league-record 33-game winning streak
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0Mar 27After a painfully slow start in comparison to recent years, the plot in this year's quarterback draft class is about to thicken. Matt Barkley's much-anticipated pro day workout at USC is Wednesday, and if he puts sufficient arm strength on display, he s…