BOSTON Teams

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Youkilis, wearing a "TB12" hat for brother-in-law Tom Brady, throws ceremonial first pitch to Dustin Pedroia. Remember when they were first and third in MVP voting in 2008?

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics forward Jae Crowder, reflecting Saturday on the John Wall nose boop that cost him $25,000: "Emotions took over. A lot was going on that game. Cost me a lot of money. I regret it."

NBA 

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills select Boston College LB Matt Milano with the No. 163 pick (fifth round), their first selection since No. 63. He was the No. 229 ranked player by ESPN but addresses the Bills' biggest remaining need, outside linebacker. Milano is 6-foot-1 and 223 pounds and should be an immediate contributor on special teams.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

DE Deatrich Wise said that he views fellow Arkansas alum and Patriots DE Trey Flowers as a mentor. "He taught me how to watch film, he taught me how to play certain positions, and on top of all that just the mindset you have to have to go into a game, to go into a practice, to go into life," Wise said on a conference call. "I have a great relationship with Trey and I'm looking forward to meeting him up there and working with him."

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

A look at David Price throwing a few pitches in his two-inning simulated game at Fenway Park:

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Price threw 30 pitches over two simulated innings. Next step: A light bullpen session Monday followed by a 45-pitch simulated game Thursday. It's a spring training-style progression, at this point.

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Deatrich Wise Jr.'s 16.5 career sacks at Arkansas rank 10th in program history. He notched at least a half-sack in 17 career games, including three multi-sack games.

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Deatrich Wise Jr. draft highlights (0:43)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots selected Arkansas DE Deatrich Wise with their fourth-round pick, as the team double dips at a position that was its top area of need entering the draft. The 6-foot-5, 274-pound Wise has some rare physical traits that naturally appeal to the Patriots, such as 35 5/8-inch arm length and 10 1/2-inch hand size. He plays with power and took a pre-draft visit to New England, so he was very much on the team's radar. In 2015, the Patriots struck gold with a long-armed DE from Arkansas in Trey Flowers. Now they hope the Wise pick pays off similarly.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Price, throwing warmup pitches before his simulated game at Fenway Park. First time he will face hitters since Feb. 28.

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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots have acquired TE James O'Shaughnessy and a sixth-round pick (216) from the Chiefs in exchange for a fifth-round pick (No. 183). The 6-foot-4, 245-pound O'Shaughnessy entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick in 2015 out of Illinois State. He has played in 23 regular-season games, totaling eight catches for 86 yards.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

In acquiring TE James O'Shaughnessy from the Chiefs, the Patriots add an AJ Derby-type "move" player to their ranks. Rob Gronkowski and Dwayne Allen are locks as the top two tight ends, and the 6-4, 245-pound O'Shaughnessy will compete with Matt Lengel (6-7, 266) and Michael Williams (6-6, 280) for the No. 3 role. Lengel and Williams have a different physical makeup as bigger tight ends, so O'Shaughnessy's skill set is different than anything the team had in the competition for the No. 3 role.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Per ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates, the Patriots have exercised their 5th-year option on WR Brandin Cooks. This locks Cooks in through 2018. The decision was expected after the Patriots acquired Cooks for a first-round draft choice (No. 32 overall) in March.

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What was the difference for the Celtics in their first-round series win against the Bulls? Ball movement, which allowed them to shoot 51 percent from the field and 38 percent from the 3-point line.

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Bradley: 'I won the battle' against Butler (1:07)
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Celts' Bradley: 'I won the battle' with Butler

Celtics guard Avery Bradley said he felt disrespected by comments made by Bulls star Jimmy Butler after Game 5 and that he "won two battles in a row" after Boston eliminated Chicago on Friday.