Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 98-97 on Thursday night.
- Patriots' D. McCourty says he's not ready to retire
- This time, Pedroia is cautious on injury return
- Longtime Globe baseball writer Cafardo dies at 62
- Bruins acquire Coyle from Wild for Donato, pick
Although he contemplated retiring if the Patriots won the Super Bowl, safety Devin McCourty, 31, told the Sports Spectrum podcast that he's going to return for a 10th season with New England.
Vasa Pusica scored 19 points with seven assists and Northeastern (17-10, 11-4 Colonial Athletic Association) pulled away from James Madison 76-60 Thursday night, making nine of their last 11 shots from the floor.
Dustin Pedroia's goal isn't merely to come back from his knee injury, but to remain healthy enough to contribute for the Red Sox for the entire season.
Malika Andrews ESPN
Mike Budenholzer said he expects Nikola Mirotic to play against the Celtics tonight. Budenholzer said he will be on a minutes restriction. This would be the first game Mirotic plays for the Bucks.
Longtime Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo died after collapsing at the Red Sox's spring training ballpark. He was 62.
Bill is joined by Mike Sando to try and construct Antonio Brown trades for (just about) every team in the NFL, sorted by their division. This includes the NFC East (1:42), AFC East (9:29), NFC North (13:35), NFC South (21:24), AFC South (27:55), NFC West (34:48) and AFC West (44:13). Plus, what teams do the guys think will have the best shot at landing him (54:29)?
Don La Greca reacts to the Capitals acquiring Carl Hagelin from the Kings as well as the Bruins landing Charlie Coyle from the Wild in exchange for Ryan Donato and a pick.
Thursday night marks the return of NBA hoops, with teams entering the homestretch of their season.
Bullpen consistency can be the difference between a pennant and going home early. Who's best at nailing down wins and protecting leads?
Nikita Kucherov and the Lightning remain No. 1, with big moves elsewhere. Plus, we make the case for what all 31 clubs should do at the deadline.
David Backes scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift Boston to a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night for the Bruins' season-high seventh straight victory.
Maceo Jack had 20 points as George Washington defeated UMass 79-67 on Wednesday night.
Devon Daniels had 19 points and 11 rebounds to help North Carolina State beat Boston College 89-80 in overtime Wednesday night.
Boston added a versatile forward, but it paid a stiff price to Minnesota. We grade both GMs on the deal.
Charlie Coyle, the subject of trade rumors the past two seasons, has been dealt by Minnesota to Boston for Ryan Donato and a fifth-round draft pick, a source said.
Celtics forward Gordon Hayward sprained his right ankle during a workout Tuesday and is questionable for Thursday's game against the Bucks.