1. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Boston Celtics Defeat New York Knicks

    On Sunday, the Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 87-85 to take a 1-0 series lead in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball: Jed Lowrie Makes for an Intriguing Watch List Candidate

    Chances are, if you're a committed fantasy manager, you have at least one team where you're not particularly happy with the standing of your middle infield...

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  3. Boston Celtics: Will They Be Ready for the NBA Playoffs?

    It's been a rough end to the season for the Boston Celtics . The once mighty team that was clearly the dominant power in the Eastern Conference has fallen in the eyes of many...

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  4. 2011 MLB Predictions: Each Team's Key to a Successful First Month of the Season

    2011 MLB Predictions: Each Team's Key to a Successful First Month of the Season Opening weekend was just a little screwy. The Orioles and the Royals both lead their division, while the Mariners, Mets and Pirates are sitting above ...

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  5. Boston Red Sox: Examining Jon Lester's April Struggles

    For this Boston Red Sox fan, Opening Day was rather bittersweet. After a long winter, it was nice to see the new kids and the old ones don the uniform in a game that actually counts...

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  6. Boston Celtics: 4 Reasons They Now Have the Best Bench in the NBA

    The Boston Celtics have been sputtering as of late, but it has little to do with the bench. Glen Davis, Delonte West and Jeff Green are slowly coming along and developing into a trio that could be a force to be reckoned with come playoff time...

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  7. Boston Red Sox: The 10 Worst Trades in Franchise History

    Boston Red Sox baseball is a mere five days away, but before the season starts, it'll be good for Red Sox fans everywhere to catch up on their history...

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  8. Boston Red Sox: Is Jonathan Papelbon's Spring a Cause for Concern?

    Jonathan Papelbon was having a decent spring—that is, until his fourth outing, where he allowed three earned runs on a hit, three walks and a hit batter in just one third of an inning of work...

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  9. Boston Celtics: Ray Allen Is Quietly Having the Best Season of His Career

    Boston Celtics fans certainly know what Ray Allen brings to the table. Night in and night out, he's calm, cool and collected on the floor. And, at the ripe old age of 35, Ray Allen is having the best season of his career...

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  10. Boston Celtics: What Should We Expect From Jermaine O'Neal Come Playoff Time?

    Boston Celtics center Jermaine O’Neal hasn’t had an easy go of things this year. After signing a two-year mid-level exception deal with the team this summer, for a little ...

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  11. Boston Red Sox 2011: Previews and Predictions for the Entire Starting Rotation

    Boston Red Sox baseball is underway, and with that comes questions and concerns over the starting rotation. Last season, the starting rotation was the modern day version of Jekyll and Hyde...

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  12. Boston Celtics Set Tone for the Rest of the Season with Beatdown Against Bucks

    The Boston Celtics defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 87-56 on Sunday evening. The 56 points allowed was the lowest total in the long history of the Boston Celtics franchise. The game was over from the get-go...

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  13. Boston Celtics: Did They Sign Carlos Arroyo for Inside Knowledge of Miami Heat?

    Carlos Arroyo, waived by the Miami Heat to make room for Mike Bibby, was signed by the Boston Celtics last week...

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  14. MLB Spring Training 2011: The Complete Boston Red Sox Preseason Preview

    That's right, Red Sox fans, baseball is back. The team is currently in the early portion of their Spring Training schedule, and all signs look good for the 2011 season...

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  15. Boston Celtics: 11 Reasons They Are Closer to a Title After Their Recent Moves

    I must admit, when I first heard the news that Kendrick Perkins had been traded, I hated it. If anything, my anger was an instant reaction to seeing a stand-up guy like Perk leave town so abruptly and with little fanfare...

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  16. MLB Fantasy Baseball: What to Do with Jed Lowrie and Jarrod Saltalamacchia

    It's that time of year again. The time when managers pull out their stat sheets, turn on the computer and enjoy the smell of virtual hot dogs, peanuts and beer (okay, maybe not that)...

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  17. NBA All-Star Game: Did Ray Allen Deserve To Make the East Roster?

    Ray Allen and the Boston Celtics are having a great season. That fact was recognized when Allen, along with teammates Rajon Rondo, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, were chosen to represent the Eastern Conference in the All-Star game...

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  18. Boston Red Sox SS Battle: Marco Scutaro or Jed Lowrie?

    The Red Sox are one of the few teams with any legitimate roster concerns for the 2011 season. Other than determining who starts the year as the 25th man (probably Darnell McDonald ...

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  19. The Truth Hurts: Paul Pierce Due for MRI as the Injuries Pile Up for the Celtics

    Following the 85-82 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday afternoon, Celtics forward Paul Pierce revealed he is currently battling right hand and left foot injuries. In a postgame conference, this is what Pierce had to say: "Right now...

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  20. Celtics Vs. Heat: Rajon Rondo Records Triple Double As C's Hang on For The Win

    On Sunday afternoon, the Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 85-82 to move to 39-14 on the season (best in the Eastern Conference by 0.5 games) and 3-0 against Miami. I must admit, I had no expectations for the Celtics in this game...

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  21. Boston Red Sox: Good News for Rotation As Beckett, Lackey, Daisuke Report Early

    The Boston Globe's Red Sox insider Peter Abraham told NESN today that Josh Beckett , John Lackey, and Daisuke Matsuzaka are among the earliest arrivals to spring training for Boston...

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  22. Ray Allen Breaks All-Time Three Point Record: Ranking Him Among Celtics Shooters

    Ray Allen Breaks All-Time Three Point Record: Ranking Him Among Celtic Shooters. Ray Allen has surpassed Reggie Miller for the all time lead in three point field goals made in NBA history...

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  23. Marquis Daniels Injury Could Give a Few Unlikely Faces a Chance To Contribute

    Marquis Daniels , a reserve wingman for the Boston Celtics , is expected to miss at least one to two months minimum with a bruised spinal cord. Daniels, who has appeared in 49 of the Celtics 50 games this season, is averaging 19...

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  24. Boston Celtics: Magic, Lakers, Heat All Paying a Visit to The Garden This Week

    The Boston Celtics are poised to enter their toughest single week of the season. Today (2/6), the Orlando Magic are in town to take on the Celtics ...

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  25. Boston Red Sox Add to Bullpen Depth, Agree To Minor League Deal For Dennys Reyes

    The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Dennys Reyes on a minor league deal earlier today. Earlier this offseason, Reyes had a $1.1 million deal in line with the Phillies, before it was nixed for unknown reasons...

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