John Havlicek, one of the greatest Celtics ever, dies at 79
Havlicek was a part of eight NBA champions and made perhaps the most famous play in franchise history.
Havlicek’s rookie year was Cousy’s final season (1962), and the two legendary figures connected later in life.
Where John Havlicek’s numbers rank in Celtics history
The great Hondo is the franchise leader in several major statistical categories.
Red Sox 7, Tigers 3
Red Sox tame Tigers once again
Red Sox erupted for a season-high six doubles and seven extra-base hits
2019 NFL Draft live updates
Here’s the latest.
BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL
Arizona makes Kyle Murray the new man
Kliff Kingsbury followed through on his word, picking a Big 12 quarterback to bring his Big-12 style offense to the NFL in Arizona.
2019 NFL DRAFT
The two-sport star from Oklahoma, shunning baseball after winning the Heisman Trophy this fall, is headed to the desert to steer Kliff Kingsbury’s high-powered offense.
2019 NFL Draft: Position-by-position prospect scouting reports
A closer look at the top prospects at each position, plus the best of the rest.
The Patriots probably won’t use all of their league-high 12 selections — but we’ll pick for them anyway.
Peter Abraham | On baseball
Michael Chavis offers Red Sox a fresh approach
After reaching base in eight of his 19 previous at-bats before Thursday’s game, the rookie has a chance to stick with the big club.
Red Sox notebook
After diminished velocity imperiled his roster status, righthander has worked to keep his spot in bullpen.
The Bruins winger started receiving threats on social media after the Leafs’ Nazem Kadri was suspended.
The Celtics’ backup point guard, who broke out in the win over Milwaukee last season, is out to salvage a disappointing regular season.
CHAD FINN | SPORTS MEDIA
The brainchild of Rachel Nichols, it strikes the perfect chord with chemistry and commentary.
CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER
Martellus Bennett’s message to young black males: Look beyond sports
The former Patriots tight end is hoping to encourage and empower students with his new book.
Chad Finn | Nine Innings
The Sox can still get their act together and make the postseason, but they wasted a chance to spark a winning streak against lesser opposition.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Read Will McDonough’s game story from the night John Havlicek Stole The Ball
Havlicek’s steal sealed Boston’s Game 7 win against Philly, sending the Celtics to a ninth straight NBA Finals.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Read Leigh Montville and Will McDonough on John Havlicek’s final game
Hondo played his last game on April 9, 1978.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
“He is a fine all around ball player,” Red Auerbach said of Havlicek on the night of the 1962 draft.
NFL DRAFT | THURSDAY, 8 P.M. (ABC, ESPN, NFL)
Ben Volin’s mock NFL draft
The three-day draft begins Thursday night in Nashville, and the Arizona Cardinals have the top pick.
BEN VOLIN I ON FOOTBALL
With a six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback on their depth chart, the position doesn’t seem to be a need for the Patriots. Or does it?
Here are the Patriots’ picks in the 2019 NFL Draft
New England enters the draft with 12 picks.
WEEI and parent company Entercom are using a rotating cast of broadcasters this season alongside longtime voice Joe Castiglione.
Peter Abraham | On Baseball
The Red Sox have not had a no-hitter since May 19, 2008, when 24-year-old Jon Lester diced up the Royals at Fenway.
The outfielder was hurt sliding into second base on Monday, so the Yankees acquired Cameron Maybin from the Indians.
The Celtics guard appreciates high scoring totals but believes in striking a balance with teammates.
The opening game of the second round is Thursday at TD Garden at 7 p.m. on NBCSN.
The owner of the Golden Knights said a senior NHL executive phoned him to apologize for a penalty called during Game 7 of his team’s loss to the Sharks.
The drive of Boston College’s Sam Apuzzo
The nation’s best player is leading the nation’s best team — and there’s still room for improvement.
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PETER ABRAHAM I ON BASEBALL
Still winless, Red Sox ace Chris Sale is inching along
The lefty gave up just two runs with 10 strikeouts in five innings, but he looks far from being the team’s dominant starter.
Don’t expect an early comeback by Marcus Smart
His torn oblique muscle is proving to be quite a pain for the Celtics’ defensive leader.
Game 1: Thursday, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
What you need to know about the Columbus Blue Jackets
A primer on the Bruins’ second-round opponent.
Patriots sign wide receiver Demaryius Thomas
The veteran receiver will be entering his 10th season and is coming off a torn Achilles’.
TEAM OF THE WEEK | WELLESLEY GIRLS’ TRACK
Wellesley girls track hopes to keep the good times rolling
The three-time defending champion Raiders poised for more success in 2019.
Catching up with Ryan Hall, the American record-holder in the Boston Marathon
Hall has traded running for weightlifting, is training his wife for Boston, and can envision a sub-two-hour marathon.
Title game appearance leaves UMass hockey program both proud and optimistic
Despite the Minutemen’s loss in the Frozen Four championship game, “a culture that everybody’s bought into” has paved the way for excellence.
JOHN POWERS | ON MARATHONING
Boston Marathon was a bit of a breakthrough for American men
Scott Fauble and Jared Ward both broke 2:10, giving them a nice head start toward the Olympics.
Chad Finn | 2019 BASEBALL PREVIEW
An appreciation of the Red Sox’ dynamic outfielders
Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts are still carving their place in Sox history.
Peter Abraham | 2019 Baseball Preview
‘They’re special kids’: The last great Red Sox outfield on the new great Red Sox outfield
Jim Rice, Fred Lynn and Dwight Evans agree that each star trio have one thing in common: chemistry.
CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER
Rob Gronkowski retires as nothing less than a football folk hero
The Patriots tight end didn’t even play a decade, but on and off the field, his was a career like almost no other.
Patriots 13, Rams 3
Patriots win sixth title in lowest scoring game in Super Bowl history
The Patriots prevailed in a defensive battle, scoring 10 points in the fourth quarter to grab their sixth Lombardi Trophy.
With championship parades, Boston has its ducks in a row
We do this so well, and do it so often, it’s almost as if we invented the concept.
The Dodgers congratulated the Red Sox in an ad and gifted the Sox a few mementos from Game 5
LA also took out a full page ad in the Globe to offer congratulations to the Sox.