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RED SOX 6, PIRATES 1 -- From the pitching to the offense, the Red Sox' best is proving to be more than good enough -- Justin Slaten securing his first major league victory was among the highlights of Boston completing a sweep in Pittsburgh, as was production from Alex Cora's makeshift lineup.

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Tanner Houck could be delivering on the promise that Red Sox scouts saw in him

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Jim Montgomery is still 'contemplating' his Game 2 starter in net for Bruins

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HIGH SCHOOLS -- Terrence Clarke died three years ago. A tidal wave of elite Mass. basketball players are keeping his memory alive. -- The 19-year-old basketball celebrity from Boston was killed in a car crash in California while preparing for the 2021 NBA draft.

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Box score: Red Sox 6, Pirates 1

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Tara Sullivan -- The TD Garden crowd was in full throat as the Celtics went full throttle to beat Heat in playoff opener -- The energy during player introductions carried directly into the game, and the crescendo reached its peak as the final seconds of the third quarter ticked away.

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Game 1: celtics 114, heat 94 -- With an opening 17-2 run, the Celtics left no doubt they are the better team in Game 1 rout of the Heat -- Boston raced to an early lead, led by as many as 34 points, and pushed back a minor but hardly concerning fourth-quarter Miami rally before securing a wire-to-wire win

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Box score: Celtics 114, Heat 94

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NBA -- Despite 64-win season, no Celtics among finalists for NBA awards -- The Celtics were the NBA's dominant team in the regular season, but it was a dominance built on balance, and Joe Mazzulla wasn't among the top three in voting for Coach of the Year.

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Adam Himmelsbach | Instant Analysis -- Celtics set the tone with 114-94 pummeling of Heat, and other observations from Game 1 -- The Celtics led by as much as 34 early in the fourth quarter before a depleted Miami squad closed the gap, but it wasn't enough to make Boston sweat.

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BRUINS NOTEBOOK -- In Game 1 win, Brandon Carlo does it all for Bruins -- Not only did the big defenseman provide his typical shut-down play, he also scored his third career playoff goal.

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Celtics Notebook -- As Joe Mazzulla starts his second Celtics playoff run, Erik Spoelstra knows a thing or two about the experience -- Spoelstra said coaching in an organization with championship expectations shortens the learning curve significantly.

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Bruins -- Johnny Beecher's playoff debut is a night he'll never forget -- Beecher opened up the Bruins' scoring in his first shift of playoff hockey.

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Bruins vs. Maple Leafs, Game 2 preview: All eyes are on net as we wait to see who will start

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Takedown of Jayson Tatum in Game 1 was just a bump in the road on the way to Celtics' win

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Pat Maroon's postseason debut with Bruins shows why he's built for playoff hockey

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NHL playoffs -- 🏒 See the Bruins' playoff schedule here

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Bob Ryan -- For the 1973-74 Celtics, it was all about unfinished business.

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Kevin Paul Dupont I On hockey -- The Bruins need to come up big as the game shrinks during the Stanley Cup playoffs -- Too often in recent playoff runs, the Bruins have lacked the size, strength, skill, and will to win out where it counts most — around the net.

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Chad Finn | Sports Media -- Jack Edwards has enjoyed an enviable career. It's too bad it's ending this way. -- Edwards's passion for the job is as genuine as it is obvious. He has always treated everyone well, with kindness, generosity, and honesty.

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STUDENT PHOTOJOURNALISM PROGRAM -- This week's high school sports photos from across Massachusetts -- High school photojournalists from across Massachusetts are capturing spring sports through the Globe's student photography program.

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CELTICS -- Video: Joe Mazzulla, Jayson Tatum, Kristaps Porzingis talk Celtics' Game 1 win over the Heat -- Kristaps Porzingis, in his first playoff game as a Celtic, sunk four of his eight three-point attempts and added two blocks and four rebounds, finishing with 18 points on the day.

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Photos: Celtics bury Heat in playoff opener

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GOLF -- Nelly Korda makes more history, with fifth straight LPGA victory a major one at Chevron Championship -- The world No. 1 claimed her second major victory by two shots in Texas, coming from a shot behind in the final round to match Nancy Lopez and Annika Sorenstam in women's golf history.

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GOLF -- Scottie Scheffler finishes off fourth win in five starts, Masters champion dominant again on PGA Tour -- Scheffler had three holes to play when nine players resumed their final rounds at 8 a.m. Monday. He made a meaningless bogey on the final hole for a 3-under 68 and a three-shot victory over Sahith Theegala.

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RUNNING -- Less than a week after running Boston, Zdeno Chara finishes London Marathon -- Chara told the Globe he plans on taking part in the other World Marathon Majors. He's already run Boston, London, and New York City, which leaves Tokyo, Berlin, and Chicago.

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NASCAR: Talladega -- Tyler Reddick wins Talladega by sneaking through crash-filled final lap -- McDowell, the pole-sitter, dominated the closing laps and was in position to give Ford its first victory of the year. But his desperate efforts to block Keselowski, another Ford driver, wound up costing them both.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL -- Bay State's top skill position players come together for A Shot for Life Bowl flag football tournament for cancer research -- Seventy-three players from MIAA and NEPSAC programs took the field at St. Sebastian's School in Needham for a 7-on-7 tourney to raise money for a great cause.

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Scott Proefrock has had an illustrious career in baseball. Now, he's reinvigorating the sport in Brockton. -- Proefrock is president of the New England Knockouts of the independent Frontier League and the Brockton Rox of the Futures League.

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Is trust the only issue the Celtics have entering the playoffs? -- The Celtics have what it takes to get back to the Finals for the second time in three years, but they will be tested over the next few weeks, and those tests will serve as challenges to their team concept.

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Arizona's hockey fans become the latest to be tossed aside by the NHL -- The Coyotes, the desert's once-promising franchise, are headed to the unproven NHL market that is Salt Lake City.

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In this gym, he's just dad: A night of Wellesley High basketball with Brad Stevens -- The Celtics president of basketball operations took great pleasure in dropping his executive role and watching his son play for Wellesley this season.

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'It's a frenzy all over the league': Inside the fast, formative night Sam Hauser decided to become a Celtic -- Hauser is a valuable contributor on a championship favorite. But he almost didn't choose Boston.

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Bill Belichick built a dynasty here, and did it his way -- His 24-year reign with the Patriots will be remembered for an uncompromising approach, occasional controversy, and six Super Bowl triumphs.

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The NBA's hottest prospect is a 17-year-old from Maine. Meet Cooper Flagg. -- Flagg's rise has been accompanied by two recurring questions: How good is he really? And how did this happen?

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Seeing sports in all 50 states? Bob Ryan completes journey with a flourish in South Dakota. -- The author's vocational duties and avocational interests have taken him to games all over the country — quite literally.

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'An inspiration and a north star': Brayan Bello's journey from the Dominican Republic to $55 million man -- The righthander's climb was an uphill battle from the age of 15, when he left home to train, and now he stands as an example for other young Dominicans.

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The Salem Bruins? The Hartford Patriots? Remembering when Boston teams almost left the city. -- The Capitals and Wizards are planning to leave Washington, D.C. The same thing has been threatened by owners of every pro team in the Boston area. Let's take a walk down memory lane.

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The grooming of an NFL head coach: Why Jerod Mayo was destined for this position -- Since his days as a high school standout, Mayo has demonstrated the qualities of a natural leader and teacher.

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Meet the Globe's all-time All-Scholastic hockey teams -- The Bay State has produced some greats on the ice. Here, we honor those players — men and women — who were named All-Scholastics in their youth and went on to big things as professionals.

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Augusta National -- There's a reason they call it 'heaven'

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- From the Brickyard to the Snake Pit

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Lambeau Field -- The windchill is 7 degrees. Who cares?

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Churchill Downs -- A weeklong party for a two-minute race

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Cameron Indoor Stadium -- The Crazies are one of a kind

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Michigan Stadium -- The fun starts early at The Big House

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Fenway Park -- A love affair spawned from the 'Impossible Dream'

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These Red Sox lineups are tough to watch, and other thoughts

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Concerns growing that Triston Casas's stint on the injured list could be a long one

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Credit to the Red Sox' players and coaches for punching above their weight so far

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Everything you need to know about the 2024 NFL Draft

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Matthew Slater reportedly staying with Patriots as a full-time staffer

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Roman Gabriel, one-time NFL MVP quarterback and Rams legend, dies at 83

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An educated guess as to how the first round of the NFL Draft will go

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Here's the schedule for the Celtics' first-round playoff series vs. the Heat; times for first three games set

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WNBA commissioner on league's newfound popularity and what's next: 'We have household names coming in'

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Are things truly different for the Celtics this year? How they respond to the Heat in Game 2 will be telling.

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Offered a clean slate during playoffs, Jake DeBrusk delivers against Maple Leafs

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UConn freshman Stephon Castle declares for NBA draft, becomes school's second one-and-done player

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All 11 Brandeis women's basketball players will leave if coach does not resign, letter says

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UConn's Alex Karaban declares for NBA Draft, will retain eligibility

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NCAA allows transfers to play immediately, no matter how many times they've switched schools

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Revolution's ugly opening to MLS season rooted in lack of finishing skill

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Five takeaways from the Revolution's loss vs. Toronto FC

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Lionel Messi scores two for Miami in preparation for visit to Foxborough, Revolution

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Revolution squander their chances at Toronto FC, shut out again in another road defeat

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