While cornerback isn't a top priority, the Patriots might find the best value at that position with their top pick.
- Only Red Sox, Nats on track to pay luxury tax
- C's upgrade Smart to questionable for Tues.
- Horse named after Gronk will miss Derby
- Red Sox trade LHP Elias back to Mariners
Only two teams this season are on track to pay baseball's luxury tax: the Red Sox and Nationals.
The Celtics have upgraded Marcus Smart, who is scheduled to have his surgically repaired thumb re-evaluated on Tuesday, to questionable for that evening's game.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
The Patriots had free-agent offensive linemen Ulrick John (Packers) and Sebastian Tretola (Titans) in for workouts on Monday. With rosters at 90 players, the team has room to explore more depth at different spots. John has appeared in 10 career games (3 starts) and Tretola has appeared in one. John entered the NFL as a seventh-round pick of the Colts in 2014 out of Georgia State, while Tretola was a sixth-round pick of the Titans in 2016 out of Arkansas.
The horse named after Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski developed a fever over the weekend and is unable to travel to Churchill Downs to run in the Kentucky Derby.
The Boston Red Sox traded pitcher Roenis Elias back to the Seattle Mariners on Monday in return for future considerations.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Red Sox announce they've traded left handed pitcher Roenis Elías to the Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Agent Don Yee responded to speculation that his client Tom Brady won't return for the 2018 season, telling ESPN that he expects the quarterback to play for the Patriots this season.
Neil and Kyle break down the weekend playoff action and discuss the three 2-2 series in the Eastern Conference. For the Raptors, Celtics and the Cavs, who should be worried?
The Patriots are looking for the next Jimmy Garoppolo; if he's in this year's draft, Bill Belichick will figure out how to get him.
Josh Macri recaps Sunday's MLB action including a big win for the Dodgers, a sweep for the Phillies, another good performance for Oakland and a scary moment for Kris Bryant.
The Red Sox held onto our No. 1 spot, but they aren't the only team in the division off to a strong start.
The pressure will be on Tukka Rask and the other goalies in Monday's Game 6s. Nazem Kadri and Columbus' special teams could also have a big impact on how their teams fare.
Khris Davis hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off David Price with two outs in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Sunday.
Fresh from being docked $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating, Marcus Morris once again vented frustration about the rash of technical fouls that he has been given in recent weeks, including one in Boston's Game 4 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Rob Gronkowski's mock news conference came just a few steps away from where players and coaches were doing real work.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Marcus Morris still frustrated at all the calls going against him. "Like every game I have to get a technical foul, you know what I mean? I'm not engaging into anything, I'm not going at the referees, I'm not talking crazy to him. For me, it's just getting old, man. Fining me, teching me, it's getting old. It's just laughable at this point."