Aaron Hernandez was worried about the safety of his fiancee and daughter when he came to Bill Belichick in February 2013 seeking a trade, the Patriots coach told authorities, according to documents obtained by The Boston Globe.
Gordon Hayward talks about how his return has been slower and more challenging than expected. By Zach Lowe.
- Hernandez told Pats he feared for family's safety
- 76ers, Celtics say teams aren't rivalry yet
- Irving, Hayward show rust in Celtics' victory
- Bradley comes up big with series-swinging slam
Rob Gronkowski had been quiet for three quarters against K.C., but it didn't matter to Tom Brady, who knew he could rely on Gronk when it counted.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw takes the hill for perhaps the biggest start of his life, and the Astros turn to Charlie Morton, who hasn't pitched in two weeks.
With Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward struggling, the Celtics' bench, led by Marcus Morris, stepped up in their 105-87 win over the Sixers.
The Celtics beat the 76ers 105-87 on Tuesday, but players on both teams said it's too early to call them a rivalry.
Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward returned to the court for the Celtics on Tuesday, combining to shoot 6-for-26 from the field. The Celtics still won 105-87 over the 76ers.
Heading into Game 4, the defending champs could have concerns about their banged-up stars, lineup misfires and even their closer.
After sparking the Red Sox to a Game 2 win, center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. uncorked an eighth-inning grand slam that broke open Game 3 on Tuesday, propelling Boston to a 2-1 series lead in the ALCS.
Nick DePaula ESPN
Jaylen Brown wastes no time taking advantage of the league's new loosened color restrictions on sneakers, wearing Tracy McGrady's mismatched retro Adidas TMac 3 for the Celtics' home opener. While the league's guidelines do require that "both shoes must match in color and design," players like Brown are expected to be pushing the boundaries all season long.
Jayson Tatum had 23 points and nine rebounds, and the Boston Celtics outlasted the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Mitch Moreland on being hit by Roberto Osuna's 96mph fastball with the bases loaded in the 8th inning: "Coming through in that situation and getting the run across felt a lot better than the pitch. That was a good one."
Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer
The Boston Celtics picked up on opening night where they left off against the Philadelphia 76ers in last year's playoffs. After defeating the Sixers 4-1 in their second-round series, the Celtics beat Philadelphia 105-87 Tuesday in the season opener for both teams. All nine Boston players who saw more than four minutes of action scored at least seven points, led by 23 and nine rebounds from forward Jayson Tatum.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
It's one game, but the opening result for the new Sixers' lineup configuration wasn't pretty. Markelle Fultz has five points in 24 minutes as Philly was outscored by 16 with the second-year guard on the court. JJ Redick, who was replaced in the starting lineup, had 17 points off the bench but those lineups weren't impressive either.
Major League Baseball is looking into an incident in which an Astros employee appearing to shoot video was removed from the photographer's pit adjacent to Boston's dugout in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Red Sox.