Basketball

Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics shoots over the Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovich in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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April 23, 2019 - 4:51 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- In the doldrums of winter, we took scores of reactionary callers -- pardon the redundancy -- who proclaimed they would rather see Terry Rozier or Marcus Smart start at point guard for the Boston Celtics instead of Kyrie Irving. It's safe to say most of those folks probably feel...
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North Carolina's Coby White and Luke Maye slap high-five during the 2019 ACC tournament.
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March 18, 2019 - 3:23 pm
North Carolina has its work cut out in a Midwest Region that's loaded with blue-blood programs and big-name coaches. How about a Sweet 16 game against Bill Self's Kansas and an Elite 8 matchup with John Calipari's Kentucky? And that's not even counting No. 3 seed Houston, which posted a 31-3 record...
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Duke's R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson smile after winning the 2019 ACC tournament.
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March 18, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Duke is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and the heavy betting favorite. The Blue Devils feature phenom Zion Williamson back from a knee injury and dominating, R.J. Barrett proving why he's a future top-five NBA draft pick and point guard Tre Jones becoming a scarier offensive threat...
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Virginia's Kyle Guy reacts after making a 3-pointer in the 2019 ACC tournament.
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March 18, 2019 - 3:23 pm
A dominant No. 1 seed Virginia team primed for a Final Four run . That was true last year, too, but then the unthinkable happened: a first-round loss to No. 16 seed UMBC. It's Gardner-Webb trying to make back-to-back miracles at the Cavaliers' expense. But, all in all, Virginia has a favorable draw...
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March 18, 2019 - 3:23 pm
March Madness has produced some shocking results over the years. Here are the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history.
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Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura flies in for a dunk.
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March 18, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Gonzaga earned the No. 1 seed in the West Region despite losing to Saint Mary’s in the WCC tournament final. Rui Hachimura is averaging 20.1 points for the Zags, who have four players averaging double figures. Florida State lurks in this corner of the bracket as a dangerous No. 4 seed , No. 6 seed...
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March 15, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Brackets!!! Yes, it’s that time of year…
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