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Jeremy Jacobs elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

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The boss of the Bruins is now headed for hockey immortality.

Tzu-Wei Lin becomes Red Sox' 6th starter at 3B; Hanley Ramirez a late scratch


Elite prospect Rafael Devers entered Monday with a .904 OPS in Double-A Portland, but the Red Sox went with a different Double-A infielder as their starting third baseman on Monday night.

Avery Bradley's exclusion from All-Defensive team draws notice


For a Celtics team that eventually finished 12th in the NBA in defensive rating last season -- and took pride in its hard-boiled reputation thanks to the work of players like Avery Bradley, Marcus Smart and Jae Crowder -- there was…

Celtics' Jaylen Brown named to NBA All-Rookie second team


All eyes will be on tonight's NBA Awards show, particularly for the selection of MVP, where Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard vie for the league's top honor.

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Red Sox likely to have no positional starters in All-Star Game


With All-Star voting set to end on Thursday, it looks like the Red Sox will fail to have a starter in baseball's 88th Midsummer Classic.


Jeff Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao


BRISBANE, Australia — While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a huge entourage, Jeff Horn has been preparing for their WBO welterweight world…


Buckley: Upon further review, Doug Fister seems to be a good fit in Red Sox rotation

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Why do I hate review challenges in Major League Baseball?

Boys volleyball league All-Stars


Logan Heydt (New Bedford); Brendan Rockette, Joseph Camara, Cameron Branco (Durfee); Ivan Guzman, Joe Mercado, Kenny Burke (Brockton)

Amateur baseball notebook: Andre Chiefs’ Jared Freni fires third career no-hitter


The local amateur baseball scene is still in the early throes of summer and yet an old standby has already tossed a no-hitter.

Borges: Jordan Spieth overcomes balky putter to deliver magical playoff moment

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CROMWELL, Conn. — Daniel Berger and Michael Greller had far different points of view on Jordan Spieth’s playoff-winning 61-foot bunker shot yesterday to win the Travelers Championship, but they had the same reaction to it.

Fred Couples rallies to win


Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open in Madison, Wis., for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall.

Red Sox can’t figure out Angels rookie pitcher in loss


Parker Bridwell may not be a household name around New England but the Red Sox knew him well enough from their video work to know they had to attack the Los Angeles Angels rookie pitcher early in the counts yesterday.

GM Don Sweeney gets back to improving Bruins via trades or free agency


CHICAGO — The Bruins packed up operations and moved on from the Windy City with a half dozen kids in the system they hope can help three or four years down the road.

Red Sox notebook: John Farrell reveals David Price has cracked fingernail


Red Sox manager John Farrell yesterday extinguished any speculation about a beef with David Price by revealing that the pitcher was dealing with a cracked fingernail on his middle finger during Saturday’s loss to the Los Angeles Angels.

Monday, Jun 26

Pablo Sandoval to rehab with PawSox, will return when ready to provide 'impact'


Pablo Sandoval, on the DL with an ear infection, will begin a rehab assignment in Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday.

Sunday, Jun 25

Bulpett: Celtics in best spot to land Paul George

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The Celtics are still in the hunt for Paul George, and they may be in the best position to get the Indiana star.

Mastrodonato: Rafael Devers shows no sign of slowing progress but Red Sox in no rush to promote him — yet

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Imagine being a 20-year-old born in the coastal town of Sanchez, Dominican Republic, where the temperature has never, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, been below 59 degrees.

Harris: Only time will tell if Cam Neely’s faith in Bruins scouts will pay off with first-round draft pick Urho Vaakanainen


CHICAGO — Cam Neely knows very well that Bruins fans anticipated major action by the organization on draft weekend, wheeling and dealing with some of the club’s myriad stockpiled prospects and picks to acquire a player or two who could…

Murphy: Busy weeks of roster management ahead for Danny Ainge, Celtics


Danny Ainge briefly sounded squeamish. The question was about next year’s $99 million salary cap falling about $2 million short of projections, and news of that sort is never good for a personnel chief with plans to go major free agent…

Saturday, Jun 24

Harris: Don Sweeney surprises when Bruins draft unheralded Urho Vaakanainen

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Urho Vaakanainen was very surprised he was selected by the Bruins with the 18th pick in the NHL draft last night at the United Center.

Buckley: Even as his number is retired, David Ortiz reminds Red Sox family it is OK to have fun playing baseball

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Celtics legend Larry Bird once said he found inspiration by gazing up at the retired uniform No. 4 of Bruins legend Bobby Orr.

Red Sox notebook: Veteran righty Doug Fister joins the rotation


Dave Dombrowski had to wait a little while, but after narrowly missing out on Doug Fister, he’s happy to have the right-handed pitcher on his roster again.

Bruins take Finnish defenseman with first-round pick

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CHICAGO —With the player movement that often happens around the NHL draft each year, there is always a hint of anticipation that the Bruins will be one of the teams that make a move.

Friday, Jun 23

Bulpett: Jayson Tatum’s parents thrilled he landed with Celtics

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NEW YORK -- Brandy Cole may have been wearing a blue dress at the NBA draft, but it is more truthful to say she was dressed in pride.

Buckley: With number retirement ceremony, Sox and their fans get a chance to say hello again to beloved Big Papi

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It would serve David Price well to pay very close attention tonight as the Red Sox retire the uniform No. 34 of David Ortiz.

Murphy: Celtics make a pick, not a big deal

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No splash, no fireworks, nothing other than what Danny Ainge has predicted since he traded down for the third pick in last night’s NBA draft.

As his No. 34 is retired, David Ortiz says: 'I love you Boston'

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Donning his iconic No. 34 jersey, just moments after the number was retired into Red Sox lore on the right-field facade at Fenway Park, David Ortiz wiped away tears as stood at a podium in the middle of the infield.

Thursday, Jun 22

NBA Mock Draft: Celtics go for Jayson Tatum

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After much debate and calls into whether he should actually be trading the No. 3 pick in tonight’s draft, Danny Ainge still has a choice to make.

Bulpett: Only moves Celtics should make are ones that help them contend for NBA title

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NEW YORK — I’m trying to put the Celtics and their best plans for tonight’s draft and the future into perspective with what we witnessed in the NBA Finals, and I keep thinking about a Patriots playoff game against Indianapolis in January…

Danny Ainge keeps everyone guessing on eve of NBA draft

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NEW YORK — The Celtics still were in the No. 3 draft position as the NBA wheels continued to turn yesterday, but as we’ve been reminded in these recent trade-filled days, everything can change in a New York minute.

Duke’s Jayson Tatum happy to call Celtics, Boston home

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NEW YORK — The outer hallway that rings the arena floor at Barclays Center is about 12 feet wide, maybe a little bit more. Yet Jayson Tatum, even at a slender 6-foot-8, managed an amazing feat.