The greater need is at left tackle, but if the board falls a certain way and a center or guard is the best value, the Patriots could go that route.
Emily Kaplan ESPN
In perhaps his final home game, after 42 years as the Boston Bruins anthem singer, Rene Rancourt goes with... so many fist pumps, I lost count.
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Greg Wyshynski ESPN
The nominees for the Jack Adams Award for coach of the year, as voted on by the NHL Broadcasters Association: Jared Bednar of the Colorado Avalanche, Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins and Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights. One wishes there was an extra slot for John Hynes of the New Jersey Devils, whose team improved by 27 points, but these are solid choices. Gallant's going win in a landslide for guiding the expansion Knights to a 109-point season and a division title.
Emily Kaplan ESPN
Game 7 is (almost) here. This morning, Patrice Bergeron said he'd think of advice passed on from Mark Recchi, who has played in 11 career Game 7s: "Go in, have fun, embrace the challenge."
This NBA season has been marked by several notable, critical injuries. Here's a look at the most important ones to watch for each team in the postseason.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Last 2 Minute report from Celtics-Bucks Game 5 confirmed a missed 24-second violation and the league also said Al Horford should have been called for travel before the shot.
Depth and quality at defensive tackle doesn't appear to be an issue for the Patriots, who are unlikely to add to that group early in the draft.
The Boston Bruins. The Toronto Maple Leafs. Don La Greca is here to preview tonight's Game 7. Also, which players does Don miss the most in these playoffs?
Buster talks to Jerry Crasnick about Atlanta's promotion of Ronald Acuna, the Angels-Astros rivalry, Derek Jeter and more (3:54). Plus, David O'Brien on Acuna (:17), Coley Harvey on Didi Gregorius' hot month (29:58) and Paul Hembekides on the underappreciation of Mookie Betts and more (36:35).
Branch will announce the Patriots' second-round picks on Day 2 of the draft as part of the NFL's initiative to link past and present.
Emily Kaplan ESPN
Bruins defenseman Torey Krug on the team's mood ahead of Game 7.
BBTN Scoreboard: A Nice Win For The Angels, A Walk-off For Curtis Granderson, And Didi Gregorius Stays Hot
Buster recaps Tuesday's action including a big win for the Angels, a Curtis Granderson walk-off, and Didi Gregorius staying hot.
Left tackle isn't considered a position of strength in the NFL draft. Troubling for the Patriots, who must find a replacement for veteran Nate Solder.
Boston needs the best line in hockey to be the best line in Game 7, while Toronto's fate hinges on whether goalie Frederik Andersen plays out of his mind again.
The NBA's last-two-minute report confirmed that referees missed a 24-second violation on the Celtics in Game 5 against the Bucks.
Curtis Granderson hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 4-3 win over Boston on Tuesday night and hand the Red Sox their season-worst third straight defeat.
Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 on Tuesday night for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.