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5 things to watch as the Red Sox prepare to take on the Astros in the ALCS

The Red Sox and the Astros will face off in the American League Championship Series. Here are five things to know before Friday. → Read More

Watch Jerry Remy throw out first pitch before Red Sox-Yankees Wild Card Game

Beloved Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy, who is battling lung cancer, threw out the first pitch before the AL Wild Card Game. → Read More

Bad omen for Red Sox? Monday's Massachusetts lottery numbers were 1-9-7-8

Superstitious Red Sox fans might not like the Massachusetts lottery numbers from Monday: 1-9-7-8, the year Bucky Dent ended the Sox season. → Read More

4 takeaways as Jaylen Brown returns in Celtics’ preseason opener vs. Magic

Here are the takeaways as the Celtics rallied late to take their preseason opener against the Magic, as Jaylen Brown returned to the lineup. → Read More

Romeo Langford changed jersey number because No. 45 'made me look a little bit chunky'

Celtics guard Romeo Langford says he changed jersey numbers from No. 45 to No. 9 because No. 45 "made me look a little bit chunky." → Read More

Red Sox to face Yankees in wild card game after Rafael Devers’s homers

The Red Sox clinched the top wild card spot with a 7-5 victory over the Nationals on the final day of the MLB regular season on Sunday. → Read More

‘After bad times come the good ones’: 4 takeaways as Red Sox drop another loss to Orioles

The Red Sox dropped another loss to the Orioles on Thursday, losing their fifth out of six games. Here are the takeaways from a tough loss. → Read More

Katie Nolan announces she no longer works for ESPN

Former Emmy winner Katie Nolan announced on Wednesday that she no longer works for ESPN, citing the past year as a major reason why. → Read More

Here's why new Celtics guard Dennis Schröder didn't sign a lucrative contract with the Lakers

Dennis Schröder took a lot of heat this summer for allegedly turning down a lucrative contract with the Lakers. Here's his explanation. → Read More

Here's what Bill Belichick, Mac Jones said about facing Tom Brady next week

Mac Jones was asked if he has ever met Tom Brady following the Patriots' 28-13 loss to the Saints. Predictably, he avoided the question. → Read More

ESPN predicts Celtics will finish sixth in Eastern Conference

Where will the Celtics land in the Eastern Conference? ESPN slotted them sixth -- ahead of the Knicks but behind the Hawks. → Read More

Mac Jones is now the betting favorite to win Rookie of the Year

Who will win NFL Rookie of the Year? Patriots quarterback Mac Jones is now the betting favorite after his impressive debut vs. the Dolphins. → Read More

Here’s why new Celtics guard Dennis Schröder is crowdsourcing his jersey number

Dennis Schröder is letting fans vote on his new jersey number with the Celtics, since his favorite number 17 is retired for John Havlicek. → Read More

Former Rays teammates texted Hunter Renfroe the white flag after game-clinching throw

Hunter Renfroe's game-winning throw from center to beat the Tampa Bay Rays also cemented his place in Boston Red Sox franchise history. → Read More

Red Sox star Xander Bogaerts pulled mid-game, tests positive for COVID-19

Red Sox star Xander Bogaerts left Tuesday's game without explanation. The NESN broadcast later revealed he tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

What’s next for Cam Newton? Here are 5 potential landing spots for the former Patriots quarterback

Where will Cam Newton land? Here are some potential new teams that might be interested in the former Patriots QB who was cut on Tuesday. → Read More

4 takeaways as Red Sox rally late vs. Twins, but fall as bullpen struggles again

The Boston Red Sox fell to the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, despite a dramatic late rally. Here are the takeaways. → Read More

Matt Barnes's struggles continue even as Red Sox beat Twins

Red Sox manager Alex Cora expressed concerns as Matt Barnes continued his recent struggles, even as the team beat the Twins on Tuesday. → Read More

Brad Stevens: Kemba Walker trade wasn't fun but necessary to build team

Celtics president of basketball operations Brad Stevens says the Kemba Walker trade wasn't fun, but it was necessary for team building. → Read More

Garrett Whitlock 'definitely could be rookie of the year,' per Alex Verdugo

Red Sox reliever Garrett Whitlock has a case to be the AL Rookie of the Year, according to Alex Verdugo, but the odds are not in his favor. → Read More