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Danny Ainge hints that Marcus Smart might not be ready for opening night: "I think the only negative thing I can say [from preseason] is that we don't have Marcus for the first however long — a week or a few days, I'm guessing, however long he'll be out."

Danny Ainge: Hunter was waived because we had 16 bodies (0:21)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Danny Ainge: "There's really no reason why we waived R.J. [Hunter] other than we had 16 bodies."

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Unprecedented mistake-free football

Per Elias Sports Bureau, the Patriots are the third team in modern NFL history (since 1933) with no interceptions through the first seven games of a season. The others were the 1960 Browns and 2008 Redskins. New England did so with more pass attempts than either of those teams, and neither of the others started multiple QBs.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday at the site of their new practice facility in Brighton, Massachusetts. The new facility will be called The Auerbach Center at New Balance World Headquarters. If you zoom in on the banners in the design you'll notice a 2017 world championship banner hanging to the far right.

Developing MVPs starts with the organization (1:34)

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Tom Brady has thrown all 8 of his TD this season to non-WRs. He's now 28-of-34 with 5 TD passes when throwing to tight ends this season.

In-season firing list hits four, will Strong be No. 5? (1:34)
Gostkowski's struggles continue with another missed PAT (0:42)
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Revs win finale in bittersweet fashion

Needing to make up a 12-goal differential to earn a playoff spot, the Revolution fell well short despite an impressive 3-0 win vs. Montreal on Sunday.

Gronk happy with how the offense executed (0:46)