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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Scene from a division-clinching party: Red Sox president of baseball ops Dave Dombrowski walking around the clubhouse without his shoes. "It's fantastic, but you also know that this is only one step," he said. "This is great, and you can tell everybody's happy. But we have other goals left to achieve."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Principal owner John Henry on Red Sox's chances to play deep into October: "I feel pretty good. Let's put it this way: Where we are now, I wouldn't want to play us going into the playoffs."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Ortiz, as he entered raucous clinching celebration in Red Sox's clubhouse: "I wanted to celebrate on that field so bad, but it is what it is. We end up being the first place team in the American League, and we're going to celebrate anyway. I'm going to drown in this, man."

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Yankees walk off; Red Sox clinch division (0:59)
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Teixeira's grand slam lifts Yankees to walk off (0:33)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

And Mark Teixiera walks off the Red Sox with a three-run homer off Joe Kelly. This will be an awkward division-clinching celebration.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

28 pitches, no outs, one run in, bases still loaded, and that will be all for Craig Kimbrel. Joe Kelly will try to nail it down. Red Sox lead, 3-1, with Starlin Castro coming to the plate.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Blue Jays lose, 3-2. Red Sox are AL East champs.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Here comes Craig Kimbrel. Red Sox are three outs away from AL East title. Blue Jays, meanwhile, are down 3-2 with two outs in bottom of the ninth in Toronto.

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Jalen & Jacoby: Is Kevin Garnett getting a statue? (1:08)
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Jalen & Jacoby: Suspended Tom Brady sunbathes in nude (1:10)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Pick your poison. Yankees picked Betts over Ortiz, and Mookie delivers two-run double. Red Sox lead, 2-0, six outs from AL East crown.

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Marcellus rips Rex for reporter stunt (1:30)
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The healing power of sports (1:30)
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Pierce expects Patriots to be 4-0 when Brady returns (0:26)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

A glimpse inside Celtics training camp as Boston players go through 2-on-1 drills.

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Ortiz goes undercover driving Bostonians around (2:18)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Brad Stevens on rookie Jaylen Brown: "He's really been enjoyable to be around. He really wants to be good. He's thoughtful. He wants to work at it."

ESPN Stats & Info

Rob Gronkowski, where have you gone?

Gronk's only appearance this season was barely that, as he played just 14 snaps and ran only two routes, per ESPN Stats & Info.

ESPN Stats & Info

Patriots thriving without Tom Brady

The duo of Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett ranks third in the league in Total QBR, fourth in completion percentage and is yet to throw an interception.

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