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Celtics, Others React to Donald Sterling’s Racist Comments

One of the most exciting NBA Playoff first rounds in recent memory has been partly overshadowed by a recording of Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist comments in a conversation with apparent girlfriend V. Stiviano. The reactions from around the league, from players to media to other owners, have made the national news over the […]

Top 10 Most Annoying Sports Personalities of All Time

Many of us Bostonians understand our home teams in a way that many well known commentators and sports personalities ever could. Over the course of my time as a Boston sports fan, I have noticed many announcers/sports personalities that are completely off in their analysis. This could include why a team is struggling, their insights […]

Pierce Lifts Celtics Over Bucks With Strong Fourth Quarter

The Celtics hadn’t lost two meetings in a row to the Bucks since 2007, and Paul Pierce made sure the Celtics continued that streak tonight as he led his team to victory, 96-94. Pierce scored eight of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to go with 9 rebounds. Pierce appeared to be fueled by […]

The Atlantic, Week 8: The Trade Deadline Approaches

Welcome to a special NBA trade deadline edition of “The Atlantic!” Let’s “trend up” and “trend down” the latest rumors. Will the Big Three be broken up? Can Philly land a superstar to put next to Andre Iguodala? Will the Nets trade Deron Williams? The trade deadline is a week away: what are the teams […]

Book Review: “When the Game was Ours” by Jackie MacMullan

Jackie MacMullan’s When the Game was Ours is the story of Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Larry Bird. The story starts with Bird’s and Johnson’s appearance at the April 1978 World Invitational Tournament in Kentucky, an electrifying few seconds in which the two future superstars and Hall of Famers hit each other with a series of […]

Who Makes Up Your “Mt. Rushmore of Hatred?”

Hatred. We all have it, whether we admit it or not. As sports fans, we’re fueled by hatred. There wouldn’t be rivalries if it weren’t for hatred. We wouldn’t get so emotional after big games, win or lose, if it weren’t for hatred of the opponent. This week, two of the world’s most hated athletes […]

Rondo’s Stellar Play May Force Cavs to Pick Their Poison in Game 5

Celtic’s point guard Rajon Rondo recorded 29 points, 18 rebounds, and 13 assists in the Game 4 victory over Cleveland on Sunday, proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is the second-best player in this series behind LeBron James. However, it was King James who took a backseat on Sunday, something he hasn’t […]

LeBron Petitioning to Retire Jordan’s No. 23

LeBron James is planning to initiate a petition in honor of Michael Jordan which would prevent any player in the NBA from wearing the number 23.  In other words, LeBron wants all 30 NBA teams to retire the number 23.  James is one of the many players around the league including the Suns’ Jason Richardson, […]

Magic Johnson Rips the Lakers

Magic Johnson ripped the Lakers for their unagressive play thus far in the NBA Finals. Their poor play has led to a 2-0 series lead for the Celtics, and that has Magic fuming. See his interview below: