BOSTON Teams

play
Why did Championship Sunday feature a pair of blowouts? (1:25)
play
Brady vs. Ryan: Who has the edge? (1:25)
play
Which team should Cavs fear most in the east? (2:26)
play
Bill and Tom's excellent adventure (4:56)
ESPN Stats & Info

All-too-friendly road trip for one team

One of the Super Bowl LI participants has enjoyed its visits to NRG Stadium in Houston over the years, including a Super Bowl XXXVIII title. The other, not so much. (ESPN Stats & Info)

ESPN Stats & Info

The ultimate deep threat: Chris Hogan

Hogan has hauled an incredible 18 of 22 throws of 15-plus yards from Tom Brady this season, including 5 of 6 Sunday. Brady has been more than twice as productive on such throws to Hogan than to all other targets. (ESPN Stats & Info)

play
Brady says he talks to Matt Ryan regularly (0:44)
Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images

Celtics slip one spot in Power Rankings

Boston comes in at No. 7 this week. The Patriots' trip to the Super Bowl mean the Celtics have to share the spotlight for two more weeks. When they come around, they'll see Isaiah Thomas is having one of the best months in Celtics history. Week 14 Power Rankings

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said guard Avery Bradley (strained Achilles) is "going to be out all week." The Celtics play four games in five nights starting Tuesday in Washington. Gerald Green and Demetrius Jackson also won't make the trip to DC due to illness. Tyler Zeller and Jonas Jerebko, who were ill, are feeling better and will travel.

NBA 
ESPN Stats & Info

Déjà vu yet again for the Steelers

The Steelers' dismissal from the playoffs all too often comes at the hands of the Broncos or Patriots, as it has each of the last two seasons. They're now 1-4 against the Pats in the postseason, including 0-3 in the AFC Championship. (ESPN Stats & Info)

ESPN Stats & Info

Wins vs. Belichick don't come easy

Of the five NFL head coaches with winning records against Bill Belichick-coached teams (min. five games), four of them have earned Super Bowl rings. Atlanta's Dan Quinn will be opposing Belichick for the first time as a head coach in Super Bowl LI. (Elias Sports Bureau)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder on if he expects more extracurriculars with the Washington Wizards on Tuesday: "I lost $25,000, so you won't see too much out of me. For real."

NBA