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What are the biggest reasons for the Patriots' success under Bill Belichick?

Of course, having the greatest quarterback-coach tandem in NFL history is at the top of the list, but not close behind is the culture Belichick has created. It starts with the voluntary offseason workout program,...Read more

LeBron James

The Celtics have already broken LeBron James once. It feels like they're about to do it again.

On Wednesday night, we saw the future Hall of Famer in a state of vulnerability he almost never exhibits. LeBron James didn't just look tired. He looked exhausted.

Perhaps a season of...Read more

NFL owners desperately want the tired controversy about players kneeling for the national anthem to disappear. Yet, their cowardice continues to resuscitate the story.

The league voted Wednesday to effectively kill the anthem protests. The new policy says players on the field are mandated...Read more

TD Garden

The Celtics might be the only conference finalists in NBA history whose fans kinda want to get this over with, because they can't wait for next year.

The C's sit just two wins away from the NBA Finals, and all we can think about is what they'll look like in the fall with a healthy Kyrie...Read more

FOXBORO — Last year at this time, Tom Brady was doing planks following a two-hour OTA session in 90-degree summer heat while the third-teamers were getting their reps and the rest of the starters were sitting on the ground drinking water.

This year, Brady isn’t even there.

Tuesday at...Read more

Tom Brady may have lost some of his conviction to play football. It certainly appears as if Rob Gronkowski wants more money. But those don't look like the primary reasons why the Patriots’ two best players continue to shun all team activities. 

Alex Guerrero remains at the center of the...Read more

Terry Rozier, Marcus Morris, Al Horford

The Celtics came to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals and led for exactly one minute and 13 seconds.

Is it weird that I still believe they're going to win what has become a best-of-three Eastern Conference Finals?

On Monday in Game 4, the C's at least...Read more

Yes, it’s only May and players are not in pads, but Monday was the start of Phase 3 of the Patriots voluntary offseason workout program with the first OTA session taking place, and Tom Brady reportedly continued to stay away.

When Brady didn’t attend the start of the program last month,...Read more

Jaylen Brown and Kevin Love

Brad Stevens talks about connectivity more than your local ISP. When his Celtics play with it, they generally win. When they don't, you get debacles like Saturday's 30-point shellacking at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

After that Game 3 loss, Stevens praised the Cavaliers nearly...Read more

LeBron James and Terry Rozier

CLEVELAND -- The Celtics took the floor Saturday like a team that had spent the previous three days scouring the internet for every last glowing testimonial to its greatness.

The Celtics left the floor on Saturday with a black eye, bandaged chin, and four missing teeth, victims of a...Read more