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Golfing with champions

Five-time champ and four-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady posted a picture of himself standing next to two-time champion and two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry on Sunday. Draped in Under Armour, which endorses both athletes, the two appeared to be enjoying their free time by playing a little golf. (tombrady/Instagram)

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Hayward could face tough choice in free agency (1:14)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley had the 10th highest voting total but missed out on a spot on the NBA's two All-Defense teams. Bradley, a first-teamer last season, didn't land one of the four available guard spots this year. Missing 27 games likely hurt Bradley's voting total.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Despite a role that was limited at times, Boston rookie Jaylen Brown landed on the All-Rookie second team. Brown's minutes were inconsistent at times as Boston won the most regular-season games in the East but he emerged as a steady playoff presence in his first season.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Avery Bradley on possible changes in Boston this summer: "I do know [the Celtics' front office is] going to make the best decisions for our team." Said he'll offer suggestions if asked but tries to stay out of the way.

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Power Rankings: Red Sox slip a spot

The Red Sox got right back in the mix at the top of the AL East thanks to the Yankees' losing streak; now it's up to them to take charge. Boston has lost six of its last 10 games.

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Who is the biggest threat to Brady's MVP chances? (2:30)
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A pitchers' duel at Fenway?

Monday night's Red Sox-Twins matchup appears like it could be a pitchers' duel at first glance, but Chris Sale's 4.37 career ERA vs. Minnesota is his worst against any AL team he's faced more than once, according to ESPN Stats & Info.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Linebacker David Harris has been assigned No. 51 with the Patriots. His role/skill set is similar to former Patriots LB Jerod Mayo, who also wore No. 51 during his playing days. Harris was No. 52 with the Jets. A related jersey note: Undrafted rookie LB Brooks Ellis had been No. 51, but has been switched to No. 47 to accommodate Harris.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Caught up with Paul Pierce courtside during one BIG3 game. Flew from LA to be in Brooklyn for this. Said he's spoken to Ice Cube about playing next year. Asked him what name would be on the back of his jersey; would it be his nickname? "C'mon, man. You know it. It's gotta be The Truth."

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Bradley Jr. goes to center with a HR (0:24)
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Cowart cracks a hit and extends Angels' lead (0:32)
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Farrell ejected in loss to Angels (1:14)