Collins speeds for strong block (0:17)
Rozier finishes with smooth reverse layup (0:16)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics coach Brad Stevens tells reporters in Portland that Jaylen Brown (concussion) went hard at shootaround and, barring a setback, could return on Sunday in Portland.


Man charged in burglary at Gronk's home

Police in Massachusetts said they're seeking two other suspects in the home burglary of Rob Gronkowski: 26-year-old Shayne Denn, of Tewksbury, and 28-year-old Eric Tyrrell, of Foxborough.

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Is This The End For Boston?

Dan Le Batard, Papi and Katie Nolan question if the Celtics are finished, if they believe in Loyola, was Kentucky out of line for not shaking hands and much more.

Kyrie's knee procedure means everything to Celtics (1:18)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Steven Wright will be suspended 15 games — three turns through the rotation — for violating MLB's domestic abuse policy, the league announced Friday. The penalty likely cements a spot in the season-opening rotation for Brian Johnson and might open another for Hector Velazquez, depending on Eduardo Rodriguez's status in his comeback from knee surgery.

Celtics in limbo with Irving's injury (1:14)
Judge just misses HR robbery (0:20)
MLS Predictor: Week 4 (2:59)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Slater's two-year deal has a $1 million signing bonus. He gets base salaries of $1.2 million in 2018 and $1.6 million in 2019. In each season, he can earn an additional $400k in roster bonuses. There is also a chance to earn an additional $100k each year in incentives.

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McCourty, Jenkins to join criminal justice summit

The controversy over protests during the national anthem at NFL games last season helped propel issues of racial inequality and social injustice to the forefront and gave athletes a stronger voice to bring about change, current and former players said...

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown, still navigating his way through the league's concussion protocol, participated in portions of practice Thursday in Portland and told reporters he's hopeful to return to action as early as Sunday's visit to Sacramento. Brown has missed five games since a scary fall off the rim in Minnesota. Brown told reporters that his mother had playfully told him no more dunking.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters in Portland that All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has talked to multiple doctors about his sore left knee but that there is still “nothing concrete” in terms of how Irving plans to proceed. Said Stevens: “He's still got a couple more people to talk to. ... From everything I've been told, it's still the same. We're monitoring him; he's got the knee soreness. Until I'm told further, he's day-to-day.”