Patriots’ No. 1 pick (No. 23)

Patriots select Georgia OT Isaiah Wynn with 23rd pick

File-This Oct. 28, 2017, file photo shows Georgia offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn (77) looking to block Florida defensive lineman Cece Jefferson (96) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Jacksonville, Fla. Wynn was selected to the AP All-America team announced Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

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The 6-3, 313-pounder is expected to fortify New England’s offensive line.

Georgia running back Sony Michel runs doer a first down during the first half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Patriots’ No. 2 pick (No. 31)

Patriots go to Dawgs again with selection of Georgia RB Sony Michel

Michel, a shifty runner, will be joined in Foxborough by Georgia teammate Isaiah Wynn, the No. 23 pick.

Milwaukee, WI: 4-26-18: The Bucks Eric Bledsoe (left) and the Celtics Jayson Tatum (right) battle for positon during fiurst quarter action. The Boston Celtics visited the Milwaukee Bucks for Game Six of their NBA Eastern Conference first round playoff series at the Bradley Center. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)



Bucks hold off Celtics’ rally, force Game 7

The Celtics fell behind by 14 points in the third quarter and couldn’t fully recover.


// Patriots pass on QB Lamar Jackson in first round

Jackson was the last pick of the first round, scooped up by the Ravens, in a draft dominated by quarterbacks

Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez reacts after hitting a three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fifth inning inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Thursday, April 26, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

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The Red Sox needed a pick-me-up, so J.D. Martinez provided one

Martinez’s three-run homer got Chris Sale a win and the Sox a victorious close to their road trip.

Boston- 03/29/18- Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning. Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask goes after Lighning's Cory Conacher in the 2nd period after he collided with Tuukka in the net. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

Here’s what the Bruins are up against in the Lightning

Tampa Bay features a formidable top line and a hot goaltender in Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Patriots notebook

// Sam Darnold, Josh Allen spice up AFC East

The rookie quarterbacks could be starters by the time the Patriots face the Jets and Bills in 2018.


// Joe Kelly’s appeal of his suspension is denied

The Red Sox hurler must begin serving a six-game ban for his part in a brawl with the Yankees April 11.


// Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga interviews for Knicks job

The Knicks, who have nine candidates for head coach, talked with Larranaga last weekend.

// After a tough Toronto series, Bruins turn attention to Tampa Bay

GM Don Sweeney said it took “every ounce” to win in seven games, and now the Bruins face the East’s top seed.

Ryan Shazier, right, walks with his wife Michelle to announce the Pittsburgh Steelers selection in the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Ryan Shazier walked to the NFL Draft podium, and that’s huge

The Steelers linebacker was badly injured in December, but provided an emotional update on his rehab progress Thursday.

NFL notebook

// Browns select Baker Mayfield with No. 1 overall pick

Cleveland looks to brash Sooners QB to help turn franchise around after its woeful 0-16 campaign last season.

“His power is pretty incredible,” said Salem manager Joe Oliver of third base prospect Bobby Dalbec.

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Bobby Dalbec is proficient in power — and at striking out

The third baseman leads Red Sox minor leaguers in homers but has struck out in 34.6 percent of his plate appearances.

A view of AT&T Stadium as preparations for the upcoming NFL football draft are underway in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Your guide to the 2018 NFL Draft

Times, key story lines, and viewing information for the annual NFL player selection meeting.

// Here is the Bruins’ schedule vs. the Lightning

Game 1 is Saturday at 3 p.m. in Tampa.

// One of Zdeno Chara’s early NHL fights was against Jake DeBrusk’s father

Chara dropped the gloves with Louie DeBrusk 20 years ago when he was a rookie with the New York Islanders.

TORONTO, ON - APRIL 25: Rafael Devers #11 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after striking out to end the top of the first inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on April 25, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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Andrew Benintendi and Rafael Devers are having some issues

The search for consistency continues, and the Red Sox will stick with their youngsters through some growing pains.


// Tiger Woods will play in Wells Fargo event next week

Woods announced he will be playing consecutive weeks at the Wells Fargo Championship and The Players Championship.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/26/ The Bruins, and the TD Garden fans, gave us everything a Game 7 should be

A four-goal explosion took the sold-out TD Garden on an emotional roller-coaster ride it won’t soon forget.

// Robert Kraft criticized President Trump at covert NFL meeting in October

The meeting was called after Trump derided the NFL and its players over protests during the national anthem.

// Duron Harmon, Devin McCourty speak from the heart on social issues

The two Patriots, members of the Players Coalition, addressed prospective journalists at Walpole High Wednesday night.


// Warriors’ Stephen Curry could return to playoffs Saturday

Golden State’s star guard resumed full practice with contact Thursday.