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Call him 'Floor General Lee'

The Celtics often ran the offense through the 32-year-old in Milan. His passing talents have impressed coach Brad Stevens during training camp

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ESPNBoston Mr. Football Watch: Oct. 6

In our weekly check-up tracking the top contenders for's annual "Mr. Football Award", we look at a number of emerging receivers.

Is Rob Gronkowski uncoverable? (2:12)

Gordon Edes ESPN Staff Writer 

On their only visit to Yankee Stadium, the Astros out scored the Yankees, 21-4, in winning 2 of 3. DH Evan Gattis had two hits in each game, going 6 for 14 with 3 HRs, 5 R and 6 RBI. He's one Texan--born and raised in Dallas--right at home in the big town.

Gordon Edes ESPN Staff Writer 

Astros fans representing in the Bronx. These guys said they flew in from Houston for the game. "It's been 10 years," one said. "We had to come."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics defeat Milano 124-91 in exhibition opener overseas. Quick postgame 3-pointer: * David Lee starts and thrives in point forward role. 13 pts, 7 reb, 3 ast, 2 stl, +22 in 21:24. * Isaiah Thomas picks up right where he left off: team-high 18 points in 21 minutes off bench (adds 4 ast, 3 stl) * C’s shoot 56.1%, put 5 players in double figures, 31 assists on 46 field goals.


Betts to enter World Series of Bowling

Red Sox OF Mookie Betts accepted an invite from the PBA to play in the World Series of Bowling VII in Reno, Nev., in December. Betts has two 300 games and was third in the Tennessee HS championships in 2010. He hit .291 with 18 HRs and 21 SBs this season.

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Where's Isaiah Thomas?

When you look through the NBA fantasy rankings, you will have to scroll well past the top 25 to find Boston's top-ranked player. Top 200 fantasy rankings

Remember when you were a rookie? (2:24)
New coaches pepper top of NFL Power Rankings (1:43)

Would Bill Belichick have known the rule?

The non-call Monday night sparked a flurry of discussion on social media, with former Patriots linebacker Rosevelt Colvin reflecting on how the Patriots once practiced illegal bat situations.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (analysis) and Tracy Wolfson (sideline) will be on the call for Sunday's Patriots-Cowboys game on CBS. Patriots' first game at AT&T Stadium, which opened in 2009.

Massachusetts High School Sports

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  • Top 25 High School Football

    No. 11 Milton continues its rapid ascent as a premier program in our latest statewide Top 25.