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The Celtics Have Everyone's Attention

Tony Reali and the national panel recap the Celtics-Warriors game and delve into Boston's sizzling streak, the Rockets' 90 points in a half performance, and the Steelers' big win and more.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots have ruled out center David Andrews (illness) for Sunday's game. WR Chris Hogan, WR/ST Matthew Slater and OT Marcus Cannon also out.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Neat behind-the-scenes moment: Bill Belichick watched all 4,000 cadets march into lunch, then addressed them. Lt Gen Silveria then presented him an Air Force hoodie. Belichick, in turn, presented a Patriots hoodie. Mitchell Hall erupted.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady smiles as he talks about a week away, which meant he wasn't at home to be told everything he did wrong. After realizing what he said, he then laughed. "Didn't mean that!"

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Golden State couldn't stop Boston

The Celtics overcame a 17-point deficit in their 92-88 win over the Warriors on Thursday thanks to a run of 19 straight points in the third quarter. That's the longest streak of points allowed by the Warriors in any game in the last three seasons. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Rockets, Celtics, Towns' marijuana stance, Sliding Clippers

Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Nick Friedell talk Rockets and Celtics (4:55), Towns' marijuana advocacy (28:45), the sliding Clippers (41:15), a Portis-Mirotic update (49:05) and Jody Avirgan on the 30 for 30 podcast Hoodies Up (1:02:35). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han take questions (1:21:20).

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

As reporters wait for access after Patriots practice, "La Bamba" plays as the team finishes its work. Getting set for trip to Mexico.

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Celtics consistently rise to the occasion (2:31)
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Can Celtics keep win streak intact?

The Celts have won 14 straight games, five shy of matching their franchise-record 19-game win streak during the 2008-09 season. Boston plays four of its next five games on the road, but the level of opponents isn't overwhelming.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady delivers a pass during warmups at Friday's practice at Falcon Stadium at the Air Force Academy. A beautiful day for the team's final practice in Colorado Springs.

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Belichick not fazed by playing in different country (0:19)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick on the challenges of playing in Mexico: "We'll do the best we can. I don't know. I've never been there before. ... Figure it out when we get there."

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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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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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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.