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Kobe Bryant's most memorable Celtics moments

With Kobe Bryant announcing that he'll retire at the end of the season, we look back at some of his special moments against the Celtics.

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Denver gets Brady back for Facebook post

Before playing the Broncos Sunday night, Tom Brady posted a photo of himself on Facebook riding a bucking bronco. After the Broncos beat the Pats, Denver did a quick edit on Brady's photo. Feel the burn

Brady 'pissed' after loss to Broncos

Pats QB Tom Brady was upset about losing TE Rob Gronkowski and some referee calls made down the stretch in the loss to Denver, telling WEEI: "I don't know that I have ever been so pissed off after a loss, and I think everyone felt the same way. ... The way it all played out, I guess I was pretty pissed off ... the final outcome, the way the final 20 minutes of the game played out."

Pats injuries have piled up this season

Injuries have ravaged the Patriots in 2015, and Sunday night's loss to the Broncos was no different as TE Rob Gronkowski and LB Donta Hightower both left with knee ailments. In fact, ESPN's Mike Reiss counts 16 significant injuries to the Pats 53-man roster this season. Next man up?

Chandler Jones is onto Philadelphia

Nevermind the game that had ended 5 minutes before, the Patriots DE didn't want to answer any questions about Denver. Jones said, "I'm only answering questions about Philadelphia," before praising the Eagles: "Mark Sanchez is a great quarterback. Chip Kelly runs some good schemes and we have to prepare for them." OK then.

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Patriots injuries have piled up in 2015

After 12 weeks, injuries are piling up for each NFL team and the Patriots are no different. Here's a look at players who have missed significant time.

Greeny: If Gronk goes down, the whole thing falls apart (1:18)
Gronkowski's injury does not appear to be serious (0:43)
C.J. Anderson, Jabaal Sheard earn game balls for Broncos, Patriots (1:09)
Osweiler not trying to take too much credit for win (0:55)
Patriots lose Gronk, perfect season to Broncos in OT (1:27)
Brady hopes Gronk injury is not too serious (0:46)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski was present in the locker room when reporters arrived after the game. He didn't answer questions. Reporters watched him pick up his luggage and walk to the team buses.

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Schefter: Injury doesn't appear serious

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski was carted off the field with a right knee injury with 2:49 left in the 30-24 loss to the Patriots. More testing is likely, but the knee injury "doesn't appear to be serious," a source texted ESPN's Adam Schefter. Story

Clock mismanagement hurts Patriots in loss (0:58)
Anderson ends Patriots' perfection (0:25)

Massachusetts High School Sports

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  • State Semifinal Saturday

    Ten teams punched their ticket to next month's MIAA Football State Championships at Gillette Stadium. Check out ESPNBoston High Schools' coverage from across the state.

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  • Statewide MIAA football Top 25 poll


    Our weekly ranking of the best teams in the state, as selected by our panel of staff writers and correspondents. (Updated 10/26)