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05/03/2011 - 5:47pm
Spoelstra: 'We'll see different Rondo tonight'

MIAMI -- Erik Spoelstra met with the media before Game 2 of the Heat-Celtics series and was asked about Rajon Rondo. The Celtics' point guard struggled in Game 1, shooting 3-of-10 with five turnovers (including four in the fourth quarter) in the 99-90 Heat victory. 

"We'll see a different Rondo tonight," Spoelstra said. "He'll be much more aggressive. It was highly unusual for him to have three fouls in the first half and have to sit out. I think the Rondo you saw in the second half is the Rondo that we are prepared for."

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05/03/2011 - 5:28pm
BC LB Herzlich selected in UFL draft

Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich didn't hear his name called at the NFL draft this past weekend, but he was taken 51st overall in the UFL draft on Monday by the Omaha Nighthawks. Herzlich, the 2008 ACC defensive player of the year, overcame Ewing's Sarcoma in his left leg — he had a titanium rod placed in the leg — and returned to play for BC in 2010.

It's not known what route Herzlich will take at this time — he could still sign with an NFL team as an undrafted free agent once the lockout is lifted. (As of now, no team is allowed to sign UDFA's because of the labor situation.) However, there is no guarantee labor peace will return to the NFL anytime soon, which could leave the UFL as an option for the foreseeable future.

After the NFL draft, Herzlich tweeted: “Thanking everyone for their support tough times call for perseverance and a tough mind. Today sucked for me but everyone needs to pray...

05/03/2011 - 5:15pm
Appeal in lockout case will be heard June 3

Football fans, circle June 3 on your calendar.

In the labor battle between NFL owners and players, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the NFL's request for an expedited hearing on Tuesday, and that appeal will now be heard starting June 3 in St. Louis, with a ruling expected to come within a few weeks after that. That same court will still rule — likely sometime late this week — whether the lockout will remain in place until that date.

The lockout, which has been on and off for just over seven weeks now, is the first work stoppage in the NFL since 1987.

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05/03/2011 - 11:58am
Doc on Shaq in Game 2: 'I doubt it'

MIAMI -- Doc Rivers spoke to the media after the Celtics' shootaround, and was asked if Shaquille O'Neal (right calf, achilles) would be active for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Heat on Tuesday night.

"I doubt it," said Rivers, who added that O'Neal looked "great" in practice on Monday, but struggled at the end and felt sore after the practice. He described O'Neal as being a game-time decision, though he does anticipate that the center will play in Game 3 on Saturday night.

"He went through the whole practice. He was phenomenal actually. He had one stretch that was phenomenal," said Rivers. "Then by the end of the practice he was struggling walking. We’ll see but I would say Game 3 is becoming likely. Game 2, we're not sure but I doubt it.”

Rivers said that it was O’Neal’s first scrimmage since his seven-minute comeback against Detroit on April...

05/03/2011 - 10:33am
Crawford among officials for Game 2

MIAMI -- Joe Crawford, Jason Phillips and Greg Willard will be the the officials working Game 2 of the Celtics-Heat series on Tuesday night. 

Crawford -- who worked Game 7 of last year's NBA Finals series between the Celtics and Lakers --  has a reputation for being quick with handing out technical fouls. Game 1 of the Miami-Boston series featured five technicals called and one flagrant foul. 

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