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40 just a number for QBs like Brady (1:00)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots have sent top draft pick Derek Rivers back to Boston for further evaluation on his left knee/leg injury. Rivers was limping significantly Wednesday after going down during a special teams drill. The Patriots have stayed in West Virginia and then will continue to Houston for Saturday's preseason game.

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Gordon Hayward shows off new uniform

The new Celtics star sported his new green uniform for fans on Instagram using the appropriate flame emoji and clover emoji as his caption. (Credit: gdhayward/Instagram)

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Best Training Camp Catches 2017 (1:45)
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Chris Sale striking out batters at historic rate

Entering Wednesday, the Red Sox ace leads the majors in innings pitched (168 1/3) and strikeouts (241). Sale is on pace to record one of the highest K/9 rates in MLB history.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Carl Yastrzemski won the Triple Crown in 1967. "Yaz had the most impactful season on a franchise in the history of the game," said Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, at Fenway for 50th anniversary of Red Sox's "Impossible Dream" season. "It was a renaissance of baseball in New England because of No. 8 and No. 16 (Jim Lonborg)."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Yaz and Hawk.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Reggie Smith is also among the 1967 Red Sox alumni back at Fenway for the 50th anniversary of the "Impossible Dream" pennant winners. Also in attendance: Rico Petrocelli, Jim Lonborg, Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and, of course, Carl Yastrzemski.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Lonborg is back at Fenway Park, as the Red Sox honor the 50th anniversary of the 1967 "Impossible Dream" team with a pregame ceremony.

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Red Sox's Young spills the secrets behind #WinDanceRepeat (0:45)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Price didn't feel as "free," in John Farrell's words, when he threw Tuesday. Received treatment today, slated for more flat-ground throwing Thursday.

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Brady admires Watson's speed (0:38)

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady and Texans defensive coordinator and former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel chatted after practice.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady and Deshaun Watson catch up after practice.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Top draft pick Derek Rivers (third round, 83rd overall) went down on a kickoff coverage drill with a left leg/knee injury. Rivers remained down on the ground, was examined by the team's head athletic trainer, and then walked off under his own power.

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Stephen A. says Brady doesn't let you know he's coming (1:30)
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La Russa schooled Belichick on baseball (0:34)

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Indiana coach Tom Crean is at today's joint practice between the Texans and Patriots.