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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Not a bad debut. Red Sox rookie Daniel Nava hit a grand slam Saturday against Philadelphia on the first very pitch he ever saw in the Major Leagues.

Rasheed Wallace Blooper: Scores Goal For Wrong Team (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Rasheed Wallace era is not exactly going well in Boston. Last night's gaffe surely didn't help. Trailing the Bulls by just three points with under...

NBA Finals: Celtics Put Lakers On Brink Of Elimination

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — It's looking a lot like 2008 again, with Paul Pierce carrying the Boston Celtics to victory in the NBA finals and leading them to the b...

Kenny Can You Spare A Dollar, Or Two?

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Instead of dishing dimes he is promoting ... dollars? Two dollar bills to be exact.

A Celtic Yankee in King Kobe's Court: Confessions of a Celtic/Laker Fan

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bennet Kelley

I will be rooting for the Celtics in the NBA finals, but should Kobe match the feat of Magic's game-winning hook shot from Game 5 of the 1987 series, there will no heartbreak.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Commissioner Bud Selig, despite the "imperfect game," doesn't sense a movement to increase instant replay in baseball.

WATCH: Paul Pierce Trash-Talks Lakers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics wanted to send a message in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. During the game's waning minutes Pau Gasol gave a hard foul t...

PHOTOS: Big Names, Big Game- Celebs In Stands For Lakers-Celtics Finals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Last night at the Staples Center the Los Angeles Lakers made their famous fans proud, with a home court victory over the Celtics in game one of the NB...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will not reverse the blown umpire's call in the "Imperfect game."

NBA Finals: Lakers Beat Celtics In Finals Opener

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers got tough in a 102-89 victory ov...

What the Lakers and Celtics Tell Us About Labor Relations in Professional Sports

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Here is the basic story that professional leagues have told: the outcome of sporting events must be uncertain. It certainly seems plausible. The NBA, though, seems to defy the story.

Lakers Won't Avoid Good Times On Celtic Green Pastures

Adio Royster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Adio Royster

All the history and rivalries come back to the main stage on Thursday night when the Celtics and Lakers tip off to begin their 12th NBA Finals head-to-head meeting.

2010 NBA Finals Preview

Tim Donaghy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Donaghy

The NBA would be wise to let the best team win and prove me wrong. But really, I think the head office, as chief architect of series' outcome, will let the refs do the dirty work of letting the almighty dollar call the winner of this series.

NBA Prognosticating: Real Intuition at Work

Jeff Ma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jeff Ma

Data and statistics are incredibly useful in predicting the future, yet in areas like sports where the relevant data can be limited it is important to be flexible in your reasoning process. That flexibility is what helped me win the Smackdown this year.

Orlando vs. Boston: Breaking Down Game 6

Tim Donaghy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Donaghy

I watched and wrote up a breakdown of the calls in Orlando and Boston's Game 6. Read for yourself an insider's view of the bad calls, missed calls, and calls that clearly fall within my 'blueprint' for how games are decided.

NBA Should Equal No Babies Allowed

Jeff Ma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jeff Ma

As I sat last night, riveted to game five of the Suns/Lakers series, I could not get the idea out of my head that this Lakers team may be the most utterly unlikeable team that I've ever seen.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Is it possible? Is the choke in? The Boston Bruins blew a 3 games to none lead to Philadelphia. Could the Boston Celtics be doing the same to Orlando?

Glen Davis Concussion VIDEO: Injury Leaves Celtic Reeling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In addition to a dubious technical foul call, one of the most disturbing moments from Wednesday night's Magic-Celtics playoff game occurred when Bosto...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A new lawn mower speed record was set yesterday in Wales, by a guy named Don Wales (yup, Wales did it in Wales), surpassing 87mph. It was set on a sand course, not some dude's front yard.

I Wish Kevin Garnett Would Touch Me

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

A Berkeley research project recently coded every type of "supportive touch" (high-fives, chest bump, etc.) between players on every NBA team in games played during the 2008-09 season.

Willie Buie TASER Video Surfaces! Celtic's Stepfather Tasered On Camera

TMZ | Originally Posted May 20th 2010 2:27 PM PDT by TMZ Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

TMZ has obtained video showing the stepfather of Boston Celtics star Marquis Daniels being tased by cops during Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference F...

Paul Pierce's Twitter Hacked: Fake Tweet Posted After Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul Pierce had a great night on Tuesday, scoring 28 points and helping the Boston Celtics go up 2-0 on the Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference Fi...

LeBron James Still Unsure of Off-Season Decision, Despite Wearing a New York Knicks Jersey During Playoffs

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In NBA news, while LeBron James has been mostly silent about his impending free-agency decision throughout the season, he still maintains that he is u...

Carmelo Anthony: Nuggets Are Disrespected By Rest Of NBA

NBA Fanhouse | Chris Tomasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- They've manhandled the Lakers twice. They're 2-0 against Cleveland. They've slayed Orlando and Boston. Yet Denver forward Carmelo Anthony s...

Switch2Health Corp. Partners with Paul Pierce; An Interview with their CEO, Seth Tropper

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey recently announced that "Paul Pierce, captain of the NBA's Boston Celtics, has formed an alliance with Switch2Health Corp. (S2H...