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After NBA Star Called Him a Slur, Ref Reveals He's Gay

'I am proud to be a ref ... proud to be a gay man,' says Bill Kennedy

(Newser) - Referees are used to being called blind and stupid, and NBA refs take that heat from guys a foot or so taller than them, but in the case of Bill Kennedy it was a gay slur hurled his way in the heat of the moment that caused him to come... More »

Most Underpaid Athletes

Even LeBron James makes the list—relatively speaking, of course

(Newser) - If you set aside the fact that even the minimum-earning NBA player ($457,558) is still in the top 1% of American earners, you can appreciate that some sports standouts are relatively underpaid. Yahoo! Sports lists some of the biggies:
  • Tim Lincecum, MLB, San Francisco Giants: Though he’s set
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Rondo Dishes Out Another Celts Home Win

Hot-and-cold guard key to each win in Boston's baffling playoff run

(Newser) - Kevin Garnett may have notched the most points with 26, but it was Rajon Rondo who really hurt the Detroit Pistons in Boston's Game 1 win last night. The blossoming point guard logged more than 40 minutes on the court, finishing with 11 points, seven assists, and five steals to... More »

Garnett, Celts Finally Finish Off Feisty Atlanta

Boston earns date with LeBron, Cleveland in the second round

(Newser) - Kevin Garnett had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Paul Pierce scored 22 points, and the Celtics turned back the pesky Atlanta Hawks with a 99-65 victory Sunday in Game 7 of their playoff series, earning a second-round matchup with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Round 2 begins Tuesday night,... More »

Rondo Leads Celtics to Win Over Hawks, 96-77

Boston holds 2-0 series lead

(Newser) - Rajon Rondo outplayed Mike Bibby and helped the Boston Celtics silence Atlanta and its blustery point guard. Bibby was booed every time he touched the ball after shooting 4-for-17 from the field in the first two games. Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Rondo added 12 points,... More »

Allen, Garnett Lead Celtics to Win Over Hawks

Game 1 loss leaves Atlanta winless against Boston this season

(Newser) - Ray Allen scored 18 points and Kevin Garnett had 16 as the two newcomers who led the Boston Celtics to the NBA's best record sparked them to a 104-81 win last night in their playoff opener against the Atlanta Hawks. Rookie Al Horford led the Hawks with 20 points and... More »

With Big 3 Resting, Rondo Leads Boston

Young point guard scores 23 in victory

(Newser) - With his three All-Star teammates resting, Rajon Rondo had 23 points and 10 rebounds, leading the Boston Celtics to a 99-93 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night in what may have been Isiah Thomas' final home game as Knicks coach. Boston improved to 65-16 despite giving Kevin... More »

KG Leads Celtics Past Suns

Phoenix tanks itself with turnovers

(Newser) - Amare Stoudemire got the game-high 32 points for Phoenix, but the Celtics took last night's game, 117-97. Stoudemire's five turnovers contributed to a Suns total of 21, which gave Boston 30 points to match Kevin Garnett's team-high total. Paul Pierce added 27 points with the help of a perfect third... More »

Celtics Outlast Haggard Bobcats

Despite strong effort from undermanned Charlotte, C's survive, 108-100

(Newser) - Despite only being able to field a roster of nine men, Charlotte put up a fight yesterday before succumbing to Boston 108-100, the Boston Herald reports.  "We're playing with what we have," said Bobcats' coach Sam Vincent. With the lineup chipped away by injury, Charlotte still started... More »

Big Baby, Boston Hold Off Spurs

Celtics beat defending champs despite missing Garnett, Perkins

(Newser) - Despite missing Kevin Garnett and starting center Kendrick Perkins, Boston defeated San Antonio 98-90, riding the hot shooting of Paul Pierce, who had 35 points, reports the AP. The Celtics were left with 6-9 "Big Baby" Glen Davis to guard the Spurs' Tim Duncan, who was "held" to... More »

Cassell Ejected As Rondo, Celts Top Clippers

Misery continues for Shaqless Heat, slumping Knicks

(Newser) - If Clippers point guard Sam Cassell was auditioning to join his close friend Kevin Garnett with the Celtics, it didn't go very well. The wily vet was ejected in the first half for a flagrant foul on Rajon Rondo, who led the Celts to a 111-100 win with 24 points... More »

Orlando Falls to Big... Four?

Celts avenge previous loss to Magic as Rondo steps up game

(Newser) - Boston avenged one of its season's three losses with a home drubbing of swooning Orlando, 103-91. The surprise was the offense provided by second-year point guard Rajon Rondo, who hit a rare pair of treys en route to 23 points, tying his career high. He was one of four Celts... More »

Celtics' D Dominates Raptors

Boston grabs 9th straight win with a 90-77 showing

(Newser) - The Boston Celtics are on their best streak in 14 years after winning their ninth straight, 90-77, against the Raptors. And Boston isn't just riding the offensive power of the Big Three: playing without Ray Allen last night, the team held Toronto to season lows in points, baskets, and assists,... More »

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