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Celtics agree on four-year deal with Paul Pierce

By Gethin Coolbaugh BOSTON – Paul Pierce has agreed with the Boston Celtics on a four-year deal with three years fully guaranteed, Steve Bulpett of The Boston herald is reporting. The contract cannot be officially signed until July 8th and … Continue reading

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Coolbaugh: 2010 NBA free agency predictions

By Gethin Coolbaugh Starting today, we know one thing, and that’s that we essentially know nothing. When the clock struck 12:01 on Thursday morning, the most anticipated offseason in NBA history began. The likes of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris … Continue reading

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Doc Rivers to return as Celtics coach next season

By Gethin Coolbaugh BOSTON – After weeks of speculation following the Celtics’ emotional Game 7 loss in the NBA Finals, coach Doc Rivers has made a decision about his future with the team. He’s staying, at least for one more … Continue reading

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Celtics captain Paul Pierce will opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent

By Gethin Coolbaugh BOSTON – ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that Celtics captain Paul Pierce will opt out of the final year of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career. Pierce will … Continue reading

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World Cup: Ghana 2, United States 1: Gyan’s goal in extra time wins it for Ghana, eliminates USA

By Gethin Coolbaugh RUSTENBURG, South Africa – The miracle run is over for the United States soccer team. Asamoah Gyan scored a goal in the third minute of extra time to send Ghana to a 2-1 victory over the United … Continue reading

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Bruins Notebook: Bruins take center Tyler Seguin with second overall pick in NHL Draft

By Boston Sports U18 News Service LOS ANGELES – The Boston Bruins selected 19-year-old center Tyler Seguin of the OHL’s Plymouth Whalers with the second overall pick in the Friday night’s NHL Draft at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Seguin … Continue reading

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Celtics Journal: C’s pick Texas guard Avery Bradley, Notre Dame forward Luke Harangody in NBA Draft

By Gethin Coolbaugh NEW YORK CITY – After falling one game short of an NBA title, the Boston Celtics have begun the rebuilding process. Boston, which had two picks in last night’s NBA Draft at Madison Square Garden, selected Texas … Continue reading

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Coolbaugh: Bol a special blessing to NBA, world

By Gethin Coolbaugh We all grew up idolizing athletes. From Ted Williams and Johnny Damon to Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant,¬†generations of sports fans have idolized sports’ brightest stars ever since their childhood. But there was one athlete who made … Continue reading

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Coolbaugh: Poor fan reaction to Manny’s return

By Gethin Coolbaugh When Nomar Garciaparra made his much-anticipated return to Fenway Park as a member of the Oakland Athletics, he was given a heartwarming ovation. But when Manny Ramirez made his return to America’s Most Beloved Ballpark as a … Continue reading

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NBA Finals: Los Angeles 83, Boston 79: Lakers set shooting woes aside and win 16th NBA championship

By Gethin Coolbaugh LOS ANGELES – We knew that a champion would be crowned following 48 minutes of basketball last night. But what we didn’t know is who wanted it more. The answer, was the Lakers. Kobe Bryant scored a … Continue reading

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