Brad Stevens on Jayson Tatum: ‘We’re really thrilled to have him’

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The newest Celtic was introduced Friday, and the team expects him to have a big impact.

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Fister will report to the major league team, according to Dave Dombrowski.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

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Now 62, he waited until he was 55 to get really serious about a game he’s loved since childhood.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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It felt like the Celtics were bracing fans for disappointment.

gary washburn | on basketball

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There is excitement within the organization after adding Jayson Tatum, Boston still lacks a superstar.

Jayson Tatum walked on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted third overall by the Boston Celtics on Thursday.

‘You can cry all you want. It’s your day.’ Celtics draft Jayson Tatum at No. 3

The move fills a need in the frontcourt as the Celtics begin to reload for the 2017-18 season.

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Josh Jackson was a Celtics target until offering indications he did not want to play in Boston.

KANSAS CITY, MO -JUNE 20: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox throws to first past Brandon Moss #37 of the Kansas City Royals to complete a double play to end the game in the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium on June 20, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. Boston won 8-3. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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Alex Speier

Xander Bogaerts went back to the future, as a much more polished player

Boston’s visit to Kansas City, site of the 2012 Futures Game, offered a chance to reflect on the shortstop’s journey.

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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge spoke with the Globe after Thursday night’s draft.

celtics notebook

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The Celtics’s second-rounders included the American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year.

Walter Iooss photo

Isaiah Thomas to appear on cover of ESPN’s Body Issue

In the upcoming issue of the magazine, Thomas explains how he has used his size – or lack of it – to his advantage.

Boston, MA April 26, 2017: Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello turns to watch the flight of a hit off of him by the Yankees that knocked in a run in the sixth inning to put New York ahead 3-0. The Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

Game 73: Red Sox vs. Angels lineups and notes

Rick Porcello is on the mound as the Red Sox open a three-game series at Fenway Park.

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Defenseman Cal Foote, the son of former NHLer Adam Foote, could be a target at No. 18.

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Fluto Shinzawa | Hockey Food

In Chicago, one deeply satisfying last shift

In this final installment of our Hockey Food series, Fluto Shinzawa visits Pequod’s Pizza and Frontera Grill.

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The puck drops on the new season Oct. 5 at TD Garden vs. the Nashville Predators.

Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) skates with the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-0. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Left-shot defenseman remains the Bruins’ priority

If it costs picks and prospects, such is the price Don Sweeney must be willing to pay.

PETER ABRAHAM

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin100816RedSoxworkout_Spts12.jpg 34 things to know about David Ortiz

The facts and figures speak for themselves as the Red Sox prepare to retire his number.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

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The slugger will become the 10th player in team history to have his number retired.

Alex Speier

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They should be able to address both third base and pitching issues and stay under the luxury tax.

CHAD FINN I SPORTS MEDIA

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Bruins games have been carried by CBS Radio-owned stations since 1995-96.

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Veterans will report to training camp July 26, with the first four public practices running July 27 through July 30.