One down, three more to go. The Celtics erased a 17-point first half deficit and topped the Wizards, 123-111 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Behind 33 points from grieving star Isaiah Thomas and another near triple-double from big man Al Horford, the Celtics overcame a 16-0 deficit
Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas lost one of his front teeth while chasing Otto Porter around a screen in the first quarter of Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal on Sunday at TD Garden.
Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas spoke at his sister’s funeral on Saturday, tearfully remembering Chyna Thomas as an inspiration and saying he’d never forget her in comments broadcast by King 5 News in his home state of Washington.
FOXBORO — One of the narratives surrounding the Patriots’ 2017 draft was they traded their top draft picks for proven players because they want to maximize Tom Brady’s window considering he will be 40 years old next season. read more
FOXBORO — As is the case after every draft, teams are signing undrafted free agents left and right. Nick Caserio, the Patriots director of player personnel, said the team will likely sign 15 or 20, and they already got to work on them Saturday night.
The thinking was obvious. Steven Wright had managed to get through six innings having allowed three runs. He was starting the seventh against the Cubs having thrown 97 pitches, with Miguel Montero — a hitter the knuckleballer had retired his previous to at-bats — leading off.
FOXBORO — The Patriots moved up to pick No. 211 overall by trading with Dallas to select offensive tackle Conor McDermott out of UCLA.
More than a week after Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his jail cell, more information is coming out on the circumstances surrounding the death.
David Price continued his rehab progress on Saturday with two innings of a simulated game.
FOXBORO — New Patriots defensive lineman Deatrich Wise already has a good connection with the Patriots as he was teammates with Trey Flowers for three seasons at Arkansas. New England drafted Wise in the fourth round of the NFL draft at No. 131 overall.