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Ainge still looking for a shooter, big man

Do the Celtics still have interest in Shaq? … but team president Danny Ainge said he's still looking to make a couple more additions, particularly a shooter and a big man. Out west trying to cobble together a vacation around a constant stream of phone calls, Ainge said, "We still have to finish it up.... [More]

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Boston & That Sports Babe returns with SI’s Chris Mannix

Our broadcasts have been silent for the past few weeks as we re-charged the batteries (our batteries run on tequila and beer) and took our talents to places like Vegas (my talent: losing at blackjack). But now we're back and ready to start broadcasting again.  We'll kick it off tonight when Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix... [More]

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Remembering Reggie Lewis: 17 Years Ago Today

Amazingly it's been 17 years since the tragic passing of Boston Celtics all-star forward Reggie Lewis.  I was a young Celtic fan at the time, latching onto the team during the tail-end of the Big Three Era so Reggie was the next big Celtic star to take over.  I remember July 27th, 1993 like it... [More]

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Do NBA teams “carry” white guys?

MSNBC talking head Chris Matthews was having a spirited discussion about affirmative action on “Hardball” when suddenly, unexpectedly, the conversation shifted to race and sports. At first, the chat was about everyday jobs, with Matthews posing the question: “If an Italian passes the firefighter’s exam, and a black man doesn’t, who gets the job?” This... [More]

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Your Morning Dump… Where I doubt the Celtics want Eddie House

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “It’s something [Celtics president] Danny [Ainge] and I have discussed,” House's agent Mark Bartelstein said. “But nothing’s imminent.” Boston.com Nice try, Mark Bartelstein. But we all know... [More]

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David Aldridge: “Celtics Had 5th Best Offseason”

David Aldridge of NBA.com recently ranked the off seasons for each of the 30 teams in the NBA.  He ranked the Celtics 5th, behind the Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, LA Lakers and Utah Jazz, respectively.  Aldridge gives the following assessment of the C's moves this summer: THE SKINNY: The band's back for one final run.... [More]

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Carlos Arroyo plays slapsies

Carlos Arroyo plays slapsies

Heat back-up point guard Carlos Arroyo slapped and got slapped during Puerto Rico’s game with Mexico in the Central American and Caribbean Games on Sunday. What an enforcer. The hooker who slapped around Don Draper (during the season premiere of Mad Men) hits harder than Arroyo.... [More]

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Well… we survived the Cuervo Games

Well… we survived the Cuervo Games

Team Red's Army at least lived to tell the tale of the Cuervo Games… at least what we could remember of it after a night full of Tequila Sunrises and Margaritas. Unfortunately, we fell a little short of our goal of beating OverTheMonster.com… but they did cheat.  They had a guy with abs… which is... [More]

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Your Morning Dump… Where we’re crossing names off the list

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Bulls are prepared to sign Tracy McGrady if he proves to be sufficiently healthy in a workout Monday and can convince the team he is willing... [More]

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Your Morning – er – Afternoon dump… Where Rondo is making a national impression

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  Or in some cases, an afternoon dump… especially when egregious amounts of tequila are involved “He has a lot of leaderships qualities, and that’s important, because this... [More]

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