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Celtics ride Pierce's triple-double past Hawks

Celtics ride Pierce's triple-double past Hawks

ESPN.com boston.com yahoo.com Updated Mar 29, 2013
Paul Pierce had 20 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds, and Jeff Green scored 27 points to carry the Boston Celtics to a 118-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
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  • Riley fires back at Ainge for LeBron comments

    Riley fires back at Ainge for LeBron comments

    Miami Heat President Pat Riley has added another chapter to his rivalry with the Boston Celtics.
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  • Amendola, Brady likely to begin work next week

    Amendola, Brady likely to begin work next week

    New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola touched on starting the process of developing a rapport with quarterback Tom Brady in an interview this week on 101ESPN St. Louis. The work apparently will start next week.
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  • Welcome to TD Garden for Hawks-Celtics

    Welcome to TD Garden for Hawks-Celtics

    boston.com Mar 29, 2013
    By Gary Washburn, Globe Staff The Celtics play another key game in their quest to hold on to their seventh spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a chance to move up to sixth. They enter tonight's game two...
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  • Patriots Safety Devin McCourty has shoulder surgery

    Patriots Safety Devin McCourty has shoulder surgery

    Patriots safety Devin McCourty under went surgery on his shoulder earlier this offseason, but is expected to be ready in plenty of time before the start of training camp. The surgery was considered routine, aimed at strengthening the shoulder. It is not…
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  • DeVries leaves Twins game with sore forearm

    DeVries leaves Twins game with sore forearm

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    Minnesota's Cole DeVries came out after three hitless innings due to a sore right forearm as the Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 Friday.
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  • This Footage Of White Dudes Playing Basketball In 1932 Is A Thi…

    This Footage Of White Dudes Playing Basketball In 1932 Is A Thing Of Beauty

    deadspin.com Mar 29, 2013
    Feast your eyes on the Original Celtics and their mastery of the fundamentals of basketball. Watch in awe as Davey Banks demonstrates a proper set shot. Try to keep your jaw from hitting the floor as Joe Lapchick (who was awesome, by the way) uncorks a …
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  • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski would be okay with a gay teammate

    Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski would be okay with a gay teammate

    yahoo.com Mar 29, 2013
    During a Wednesday appearance on ESPN New York, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski repeated his stance that a gay teammate would be accepted in his locker room. "I got this question before, about a year ago, and I basically will say the …
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  • CB Tyrann Mathieu will visit the Patriots

    CB Tyrann Mathieu will visit the Patriots

    Former LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu will visit the New England Patriots reportedly on April 5th. The Patriots are trying to get to know the CB better but their interest comes from meeting him at the NFL Combine. The interest I would believe is a real one, I’m
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  • AFC East 2013 breakout players

    AFC East 2013 breakout players

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    The AFC East saw several breakout players make their marks last season. Buffalo Bills tailback C.J. Spiller, New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder, and Miami Dolphins receiver Brian Hartline are among the players who had career years in 2012. So …
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    The Dolphins signed Vaughn Martin before he could visit the Seahawks. Fifty years ago Thursday marked an important date in Jets history. Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer, per the Boston Herald, feels “really good now” as he recovers from knee s
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  • Scouting the draft: Washington CB Desmond Trufant

    Scouting the draft: Washington CB Desmond Trufant

    boston.com Mar 29, 2013
    With two brothers already having played professional football, Desmond Trufant will be the third member of his family to crash the pro ranks.
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  • Sebastian Vollmer pleased to re-sign with Patriots

    Sebastian Vollmer pleased to re-sign with Patriots

    boston.com Mar 29, 2013
    A couple of days after signing a four-year contract to remain with the Patriots after nearly two weeks as a free agent, offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer explained in a conference call why he wanted to remain with New England.
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  • Red Sox leaning toward Bradley, cut Sweeney

    Red Sox leaning toward Bradley, cut Sweeney

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    The Red Sox delivered a message to nonroster outfielder Ryan Sweeney, informing him that they were not purchasing his contract.
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  • Video - Celtics Ride Pierce's Triple-Double Past Hawks 00:58

    Celtics Ride Pierce's Triple-Double Past Hawks

    Mar 29
    Paul Pierce helps push Celtics to win over Hawks.
  • Video - Ainge Critical Of LeBron's Complaints 07:11

    Ainge Critical Of LeBron's Complaints

    Mar 29
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Boston exec Danny Ainge's comments about LeBron James' foul complaints.
  • Video - ESPNBoston.com Daily Download 01:51

    ESPNBoston.com Daily Download

    Mar 29
    Michele Steele recaps the day in Boston sports which saw the Red Sox win in spring training action and the Bruins get jilted by Jarome Iginla.
  • Video - On The Clock: Brady Or Manning? 03:39

    On The Clock: Brady Or Manning?

    Mar 29
    Mel Kiper Jr., Chris Mortensen and Trent Dilfer discuss which quarterback has the better chance at winning the Super Bowl, Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.

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  • Don Banks: Meet the Tampa 7, the successful spawn of a league laughingstoc…

    Mar 29
    As the 2013 NFL Draft looms less than four weeks away, first-year New York Jets general manager John Idzik likely feels the heat of the spotlight on him as much or more so than any club executive in the league. As a rookie GM in the NFL's biggest media …
  • The Sports Guy breaks down the Miami Heat's win streak

    Mar 29
    With Miami's streak in our rearview mirror, who were the winners and losers in this whole spectacle?