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Celtics putting the league on notice (1:59)
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Boston making things interesting in the East (1:29)
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5hSteve Wulf

How the NFL's first foray into Mexico went south, and back north

Playing in Mexico is old hat for the NFL today, but the league's first attempt to do so in 1968 didn't go as planned. It's a tale of violent protests, a nimble ticket salesman, a QB's broken leg and an old-school football brawl.

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6hBradford Doolittle

Hitting the reset button on starting pitcher wins

Did Chris Sale not get his due in AL Cy Young voting? Updating one of baseball's oldest pitching stats to fit the modern game could have helped his case while giving all of baseball's aces deserved credit.

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Celtics pass test against Warriors (1:22)
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Celtics win 14th straight in potential Finals preview (0:56)
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Chara scores go-ahead goal for the Bs (0:35)
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12hChris Haynes

Warriors irked with late-game calls vs. Celtics

In what was billed as a possible preview of the NBA Finals, the Warriors grew increasingly frustrated in Thursday's loss to the Celtics with what they perceived to be as questionable officiating in the fourth quarter.

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Horford: 'Kyrie always finds a way to make big plays' (0:58)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving on the presence of Gordon Hayward on Thursday night: "It's unbelievable. A few more years with that guy, so I'm excited about it. Just being on the bench, seeing him, getting his knowledge of the game, you can tell that he misses it. The rest will just stand strong and I know he's standing strong to be able to be there and understand that his support goes a long way and we're happy to have him here."

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Irving finishes strong

Kyrie Irving outscored the Warriors 11-10 in the final five minutes of Thursday night's 92-88 Celtics win at TD Garden. Irving finished with 16 points to help Boston earn its 14th consecutive win.

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Stevens on Brown: 'He works the right way' (1:02)
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Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Jaylen Brown post-game discussing the passing of his best friend.

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Celtics extend streak to 14 with win over Warriors (3:23)