Doc Rivers http://wamc.org en Doc Rivers Wins In Return To Boston, Union College Defeats Dartmouth http://wamc.org/post/doc-rivers-wins-return-boston-union-college-defeats-dartmouth <p></p><p></p><p>In the NBA, head coach Doc Rivers was a winner in his return to Boston. Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart over the final three minutes as the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away in a 96-88 win over the Celtics. Crawford came off the bench to score 21 points as Rivers gained a victory in his first game at TD Bank Garden since the Celtics traded him to Los Angeles last summer for a first-round draft pick.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:23:59 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79675 at http://wamc.org Doc Rivers Wins In Return To Boston, Union College Defeats Dartmouth Celtics Hire Brad Stevens As Head Coach http://wamc.org/post/celtics-hire-brad-stevens-head-coach <p>In the NBA, the search in Boston to replace Doc Rivers is over. The Celtics hired Butler's Brad Stevens as head coach. Stevens has spent the last six years as the head coach of Butler, twice leading the Bulldogs to the NCAA championship game.</p><p>Moving over to baseball news, pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer to end Boston's 2-1 win over San Diego. Mike Carp had two hits and scored a run for Boston, which is 7-1 on its nine-game homestand.</p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 10:49:16 +0000 Jaired Crofut 68483 at http://wamc.org Celtics Hire Brad Stevens As Head Coach Nets Takes Center Stage At NBA Draft With Celtics Deal http://wamc.org/post/nets-takes-center-stage-nba-draft-celtics-deal <p>The NBA draft was Thursday night and the Brooklyn Nets made the biggest news. A person with knowledge of the talks confirmed a Yahoo Sports report that the Nets and Celtics were working on a trade that would bring Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to Brooklyn. This comes days after losing their head coach Doc Rivers to the Clippers. The trade can't be completed until July 10th.</p><p>The Cleveland Cavaliers had first pick at Barclays Center and chose UNLV forward Anthony Bennett. Bennett is the first Canadian to be taken No. 1 in the NBA draft.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:58:58 +0000 Jaired Crofut 68064 at http://wamc.org Nets Takes Center Stage At NBA Draft With Celtics Deal Cashman: Alex Should Just... Shut Up http://wamc.org/post/cashman-alex-should-just-shut <p></p><p></p><p>Third baseman Alex Rodriguez is in hot water with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman after he tweeted that his hip surgeon cleared him to play in rehabilitation games. Cashman told ESPN.com that when the Yankees want to announce something, they will and added that "Alex should just shut...up."</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:05:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67888 at http://wamc.org Cashman: Alex Should Just... Shut Up Hawks Win Stanley Cup In Stunning Third Finish http://wamc.org/post/hawks-win-stanley-cup-stunning-third-finish <p>It appeared that the Boston Bruins were going to force a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Bruins held a 2-1 edge over the Chicago Blackhawks before Bryan Bickell tied it up with 1:16 to go in the third period. Less than 17 seconds after that Dave Bolland scored and the Blackhawks won their fifth Stanley Cup 3-2 over the Bruins. Patrick Kane came away with the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs. Kane scored nine goals and 19 points in 23 games.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:50:19 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67789 at http://wamc.org Hawks Win Stanley Cup In Stunning Third Finish Celtics To Send Doc Rivers To Clippers http://wamc.org/post/celtics-send-doc-rivers-clippers <p>In the NBA Doc Rivers is set to be the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. Rivers has three years and $21 million left on his Boston contract and the deal would bring Boston a first-round draft pick in 2015.</p><p>Meanwhile, State police officers and dogs searched the home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez for more than 3½ hours on Saturday as they continued to investigate the killing of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:16:36 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67702 at http://wamc.org Celtics To Send Doc Rivers To Clippers Chris Bosh Saves Heat And Miami Take Game 6 http://wamc.org/post/chris-bosh-saves-heat-and-miami-take-game-6 <p>The San Antonio Spurs just couldn't put away the Miami Heat.</p><p>The Heat managed to force a seventh game Thursday night in the NBA Finals by scoring the last six points to beat San Antonio 103-100 in overtime. LeBron James and Ray Allen each hit three-pointers in the last 21 seconds of the fourth quarter after the Spurs failed to come up with rebounds of missed Miami shots.</p><p>In other NBA news, the proposed deal between the Celtics and Clippers that would have sent Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles is off.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:44:14 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67375 at http://wamc.org Chris Bosh Saves Heat And Miami Take Game 6 Bruins Blank Hawks And Take 2-1 Series Lead http://wamc.org/post/bruins-blank-hawks-and-take-2-1-series-lead-0 <p>In the NHL, Daniel Paille scored in the second period and the Bruins blanked the Hawks 2-0. The game was scoreless until Paille tallied 2:13 into the middle period, two nights after providing the overtime goal in Boston's 2-1 victory at Chicago. Patrice Bergeron doubled the Bruins' lead with 5:55 left in the period.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:04:46 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67272 at http://wamc.org Bruins Blank Hawks And Take 2-1 Series Lead