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Jrue Holiday steals comeback win in closing seconds, puts Celtics on verge of NBA Finals

INDIANAPOLIS — One day before a Boston Celtics game early this season, Al Horford saw something peculiar. Jrue Holiday, who has been a guard his whole life, was practicing a shot Horford would never expect him to take. A shot that Horford takes all the time. “I feel like he’s a guard, but he really

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Holiday stole the ball! But it ‘took everything’ for Celtics to win Game 3

INDIANAPOLIS — Yes, yes, a thousand times yes, what happened at Gainbridge Fieldhouse Saturday night will be remembered by older Celtics fans as a “Havlicek Stole the Ball” moment. But wait! Just as important, perhaps even more important, what happened at Gainbridge Fieldhouse Saturday night will be remembered by not-quite-as-old Celtics fans as a pleasant

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Oilers perplexed by lack of penalty calls on the Stars: ‘That’s a good question’

DALLAS — The Edmonton Oilers tend to make hay on their power play. Their proficiency with the man advantage last season was the best in league history. They converted on half their opportunities in the opening round and came through when it mattered most in the second. But the Oilers have yet to score on

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Cardinals rally past Cubs with 4-run eighth inning: ‘We put on a good show’

ST. LOUIS — As the St. Louis Cardinals celebrated a victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night, the scenes — from the Cardinals high-fiving their way through their post-win line, to their fans high-fiving their way throughout their respective questions — served as a reminder. It had been a while since Busch Stadium looked

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Lazerus: Stars’ ‘old guys’ leading the charge from behind, living up to the team motto

DALLAS — Locker rooms in the NHL are littered with cheesy signs and motivational buzzwords that can make your eyes roll like a slot machine. Picture a TGI Friday’s, only instead of license plates and surfboards on the wall, it’s “DESIRE” and “PREPARATION” and some esoteric quote from an old-time coach that sounds really cool

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How Jrue Holiday’s last-minute steal sealed Celtics comeback in Game 3 over Pacers: 4 takeaways

By Eric Nehm, James Boyd, Jay King, Jared Weiss and Mark Puleo The Boston Celtics erased an eight-point deficit in the final three minutes to come back and win Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals 114-111 over the Indiana Pacers. The Celtics take a commanding 3-0 series lead with the win. No team has

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Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker addresses commencement speech backlash: ‘I do not regret at all’

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker said he doesn’t have any regrets about his commencement address at Benedictine College earlier this month, saying in his first public comments since the speech that he received “a shocking level of hate” but also support for his views. “It’s a decision I’ve consciously made and one I do

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As Nick Pivetta took another loss, Garrett Whitlock prepares for surgery

BOSTON — One night after Kutter Crawford made his worst start of the year, Nick Pivetta followed suit. The Milwaukee Brewers tagged Pivetta for five runs in a 33-pitch third inning, knocking him out of the game with one out in the fourth, as the Boston Red Sox fell 6-3. The Brewers’ high-powered offense, which

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