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02/03/2012 - 11:57pm
Celtics survive battle with New York

It wasn't pretty but the Celtics came alive in the fourth quarter to take a hard-fought 91-89 win over the Knicks on Friday night at TD Garden.

The Celtics built a 90-85 lead with less than two minutes remaining but the Knicks wouldn't go away. Tyson Chandler scored on a lob and a Landry Fields steal and dunk made it a one-point game.

The Knicks had a chance to take the lead but Iman Shumpert missed a wide-open 3-pointer. On the other end, Paul Pierce appeared to make a ridiculous circus shot with the clock running down, but after a lengthy review it was ruled that it came after the shot clock had expired. The Knicks had one more chance, but the Celtics swarmed Carmelo Anthony and forced Fields to miss a corner 3-pointer.

Pierce scored 30 points in 44 minutes of action and helping offset Anthony, who scored 26. Kevin Garnett added 15 points and eight rebounds and Ray Allen scored nine of his 14 points in the final quarter including two...

02/03/2012 - 10:09pm
Rivard leads Harvard to win over Cornell

Laurent Rivard scored 16 points and Harvard turned away Cornell, 71-60, Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion.

Kyle Casey added 13 points for the Crimson (19-2, 5-0 Ivy), ranked 23rd in the latest coaches poll.

Jonathan Gray scored 11 points to lead Cornell (7-12, 2-3), which trailed by 14 points at the break and never got closer than nine in the second half.

The Crimson are back on the court Saturday night, hosting Columbia.


02/03/2012 - 8:30pm
Rondo returns to Celtics lineup

Rajon Rondo is back in the starting lineup after missing eight games with a sprained right wrist. The Celtics have been able to survive his absence, going 6-2 and winning six of their last seven games. Rondo went through shootaround on Friday prior to the Celtics game with the Knicks and the team spent a little more time on the floor to try and get him reacclimatized.

"He’s healthy," coach Doc Rivers said. "It’s just now timing and stuff like that and he’s got to get his timing back with the guys, as far as he’s your quarterback, so we’ll just see how it goes."

Avery Bradley and E'Twaun Moore have split Rondo's minutes and Rivers said both will continue to see time.

"Both of them can play either position, one or two," Rivers said. "Obviously their minutes won’t be the same, but they’ll play."

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at...

02/03/2012 - 4:58pm
Pats finish practice week with walkthrough

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Patriots put the capper on their week of practices in Indianapolis with an hour-long walkthrough at Colts’ team headquarters on Friday.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski took part in the session -- wearing a “Yo Soy Fiesta” t-shirt -- on a limited basis. According to pool reporter Alex Marvez, the session never saw the players run faster than a trot while executing plays. Gronkowski, who was dressed in gray sweatpants and gray sneakers, moved without a limp as the Patriots executed their offensive plays.

“He practiced yesterday. He didn’t do anything today,” Patriots coach Bill Belichick said of Gronkowski. “We’ll see where he’s at on Sunday, but hopefully (he’ll play). I saw no setbacks. He’s still making progress.”

A bulk of the session was given over to special teams work, as Belichick worked as an offensive lineman on punts, trying to...

02/03/2012 - 4:38pm
Gronkowski officially questionable (ankle)

INDIANAPOLIS -- Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was limited in practice on Friday because of his ankle, and is officially listed as "questionable" for Sunday's Super Bowl against the Giants. Here's the complete report:

Questionable
OT Marcus Cannon (ankle -- limited participation)
S Patrick Chung (knee -- limited participation)
LB Dane Fletcher (thumb -- limited participation)
TE Rob Gronkowski (ankle -- limited participation)
DL Kyle Love (ankle -- limited participation)
G Logan Mankins (knee -- limited participation)
LB Rob Ninkovich (hip -- limited participation)
LB Brandon Spikes (knee -- limited participation)
OT Sebastian Vollmer (flu/back/foot -- limited participation)
WR Wes Welker (knee -- limited participation)
LB Tracy White (abdomen -- limited participation)

Probable
WR Deion Branch (knee -- full...

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