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Warriors Beat Celtics For 19th Straight Home Win

January 26, 2015
Boston Celtics' Brandon Bass (30) is guarded by Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Harrison Barnes during Sunday night's game on Jan. 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)

Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and Golden State beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 on Sunday night.

Patriots Writer Mike Reiss Talks ‘Deflate-Gate’ Ahead Of Super Bowl

January 25, 2015
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks during an NFL football news confernece at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 24. (Steven Senne/AP)

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is trying to put an end to the media frenzy dogging the Pats as the team prepares for next Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks. ESPNBoston.com reporter Mike Reiss discusses Belichick’s explanations.

Belichick On Deflated Balls: ‘We Try To Do Everything Right’

January 24, 2015
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks during an NFL football news confernece at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 24. (Steven Senne/AP)

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls and said his team earned its spot in the Super Bowl fairly.

Opponents Weigh Referendum On Boston’s 2024 Olympics Bid

January 24, 2015

Opponents of bringing the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston are looking into a voter referendum, an effort that could jeopardize hopes of bringing the Summer Games to U.S. soil for the first time since 1996.

PGA Champions Tour, Golf’s Senior Circuit, Turns 35

January 24, 2015
Hale Irwin just missed this put in 2014 at the 3M Championship in Blaine, Minnesota, but he's made plenty of others. His 45 Champions Tour wins are a record. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

After 35 years, the PGA’s Champions Tour is still extending older golfers’ careers. And this week, the tour announced a major business deal. OAG’s Doug Tribou talks with golf great Hale Irwin and others about the history and future of the tour.

Advice For Coach K: High School Coach Remembers Her 1,000th Win

January 24, 2015
Coach Dorothy Gaters earned her 1,000th win on Nov. 18, 2014 (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski is still seeking his 1,000th win as a men’s basketball coach. Dorothy Gaters, John Marshall Metropolitan High School’s girls basketball coach, has already reached that milestone. She joins OAG’s Doug Tribou to recall her record-setting night — and to offer her advice for Coach K.

With Max Scherzer, Are Nationals World Series Favorites?

January 24, 2015
Max Scherzer has joined the Washington Nationals. (Evan Vucci/AP)

The Washington Nationals signed ace Max Scherzer to a seven-year deal worth $210 million. Does the addition of Scherzer make the Nationals the favorite to win the World Series? The Washington Post’s Barry Svrluga makes a case.

Bud Selig’s Legacy As Commissioner Of Major League Baseball

January 24, 2015
After serving as Commissioner of Baseball since 1992, Bud Selig is retiring this month. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Bud Selig stepped down as commissioner of baseball this past weekend. ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian talks about some of Selig’s moves as commissioner and puts Selig’s legacy into perspective.

‘Deflate-Gate’ And The Psychology Of Cheating In Sports

January 24, 2015
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick denied any knowledge of tampering with footballs at a press conference Thursday (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

In light of allegations that the New England Patriots tampered with footballs in the AFC Championship, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou asks a Wharton professor who studies deception why teams, coaches and athletes cheat.

Bradley’s Go-Ahead 3 Helps Celtics Beat Nuggets 100-99

January 24, 2015

Avery Bradley hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and a jumper to help secure the lead in the final 1:24, and the Boston Celtics hung on to beat Denver 100-99 on Friday night.

Investigation Into Patriots’ Deflated Footballs Ongoing, NFL Says

January 23, 2015
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady faces members of the media at a news conference in Foxborough Thursday. (Elise Amendola/AP)

The NFL says it is still investigating how the Patriots used underinflated balls in its last game but has no conclusions yet and no timetable for resolving the cheating accusations with the Super Bowl nine days away.

Pats Give No Explanation For Deflated Footballs

January 23, 2015
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady faces members of the media at a news conference in Foxborough Thursday. (Elise Amendola/AP)

The New England Patriots said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used in the AFC Championship to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated.

Turner’s Last-Second 3 Gives Boston 90-89 Win Over Portland

January 23, 2015
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Evan Turner hit a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left and the Boston Celtics overcame the shorthanded Portland Trail Blazers 90-89 to end three-game losing streak.

Brady, Belichick Offer No Explanation For Deflated Footballs

January 22, 2015
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers questions from reporters at a news conference in Foxborough Thursday. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Belichick says the Patriots going forward will inflate footballs to a safe level to prevent them from going under allowable air pressure during games.

Pro Bowl Players Vary On Importance Of Patriots’ ‘Deflate-Gate’ Issue

January 22, 2015
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck runs off the field after the NFL football AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots Sunday. (Matt Slocum/AP)

Players drafted for the two Pro Bowl teams on Wednesday night were asked about the report that footballs used by the Patriots against the Colts were well below the required inflation. One player said the Super Bowl’s footballs will likely be “the most scrutinized footballs of all time.”

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