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Clippers 114, Celtics 111
Clippers guard Terance Mann (14) defends against Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) during the first half of Wednesday night's game in Los Angeles.

Celtics come up short in late rally vs. Clippers

Jayson Tatum had 29 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Celtics, who were undone by 23 turnovers. Brandon Boston Jr., whose previous career high was 13 points, came off the bench and scored 27 for Los Angeles. 1 hour ago

CANUCKS 2, BRUINS 1 (SO)
Bruins defenseman Connor Clifton (75) tries to clear Vancouver center J.T. Miller (9) from in front of goaltender Jeremy Swayman on Wednesday.

Bruins fight back in Vancouver, but fall in shootout to the Canucks

The Canucks have won four of five since losing in Boston last month, with Patrice Bergeron’s tying goal in the third period enough to secure a point in the first of three straight in Canada. 2 hours ago

Celtics notebook
Jaylen Brown still not 100 percent ready to return.

Hamstring injury causes Jaylen Brown to miss fourth straight game

Coach Ime Udoka said he does not believe this will be a season-long issue.

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK
Mike Onwenu helped the Patriots run for 220 yards in their win over the Bills.

Mike Onwenu’s presence made a big statement in Patriots’ win over Bills

The lineman reported as an eligible receiver 31 times during Monday's game, giving New England a six-man look up front that powered a dominant run game.

BRUINS NOTEBOOK
Curtis Lazar (right) potted his first goal of the season on Saturday in the loss to Tampa Bay.

Home again, Curtis Lazar ready to show how much he’s grown

On his fourth NHL organization at 26, the native of British Columbia and childhood Canucks fan is back playing at his comfortable center position and picking up critical experience.

NFL NOTEBOOK
Wide receiver Mike Williams (left), deemed a close contact, was one of two Chargers who joined Keenan Allen on the NFL's COVID/Reserve list.

Chargers’ COVID issues adding up as Mike Williams, Chris Harris Jr. added to Reserve list

Both players were close contacts and are "day to day", but with Keenan Allen previously testing positive, Los Angeles could be minus its top two receivers Sunday.

Sports Log
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young the SEC’s offensive player of the year on Wednesday.

Alabama QB Bryce Young, LB Will Anderson Jr. named SEC players of year

It was the second straight year Alabama had the offensive and defensive players of the year, with Heisman-winning wide receiver DeVonta Smith and cornerback Patrick Surtain taking the awards in 2020.

MIAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Swampscott celebrated with its Division 5 Super Bowl trophy on Dec. 1, both the venue and the prize not rewards given to those participating in other sports this fall.

MIAA tackling question of whether football gets favorable treatment

In a virtual meeting, board members heard criticisms regarding how the football tournament was handled versus other sports, namely its finals being staged at Gillette Stadium and its players getting special benefits.