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How many games will the Celtics win this season?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his Friday chat, and any other outlet you prefer. He’ll pick one each weekday to answer, then we’ll take the discussion to the comments. Chad […]

Meet the 13-year-olds competing in the Head of the Charles—and fundraising for charity

Two 13-year-olds from Connecticut are competing in this weekend’s 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta to fundraise for charity. Quinlan “Quin” Daly, of Darien, and George Lathrop, of Old Greenwich, are raising money for Children of Fallen Patriots, a Virginia-based organization dedicated to providing scholarships and educational counseling to children who have lost a parent in […]

What NFL experts are saying about Sunday's Patriots-Falcons game

COMMENTARY Patriots head coach Bill Belichick forbade his players to talk about the last time New England and the Atlanta Falcons saw each other. Like that might sway the Falcons to forget. Just in case you forgot, Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons blew a 25-point lead in Super Bowl LI earlier this year, helping […]

Here are the T and commuter rail service changes this weekend

As usual, there will be a few MBTA service changes this weekend. Here’s a summary, according to MBTA service alerts: Subway Shuttle buses will replace the Red Line trolley from Ashmont to Mattapan on Sunday. However, there will be train service between Park Street and Kendall/MIT this weekend, thanks to the Head of the Charles […]

Brad Stevens consulted Frank Vogel for advice after Gordon Hayward's injury

On his way to gym before the Celtics hosted the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, head coach Brad Stevens made a phone call. “I called Frank Vogel,” Stevens told the media on Friday. Why Frank Vogel? Vogel was the head coach of the Indiana Pacers when Paul George broke his leg in a 2014 Team USA […]

7 Airbnbs for spectacular views of New England foliage

While New England is famous for summers on the Cape and winters at mountain ski resorts, trips to view the region’s autumn foliage might give those other treks a run for their money. Any location on the list below would make for an excellent leaf-peeping day trip, but if you’re looking for a weekend getaway […]

Engineers are making cars that offer more than transportation

A few years ago, Doug Martin, an engineer at Ford, read an article about an unusual billboard in Lima, Peru: It was designed to collect and filter water that condenses on the billboard’s cool surfaces when humid air rolls in from the coast.

Read the Celtics' update on Gordon Hayward's injury

The Celtics sent out the following update on Gordon Hayward’s injury Thursday afternoon: Last night Celtics forward Gordon Hayward underwent successful bony and ligamentous stabilization surgery for the fracture dislocation of his left ankle sustained on Opening Night. The surgery was performed by Drs. Mark Slovenkai and Brian McKeon at New England Baptist Hospital, assisted by Dr. […]

Red Sox could reportedly offer manager job to Alex Cora as soon as ALCS ends

Former Red Sox infielder and current Astros bench coach Alex Cora could be offered the job of Red Sox manager within days, according to a report Thursday. Cora is still locked in the American League Championship Series with the rest of the Astros (who trail the Yankees  in the series, 3-2). According to Evan Drellich […]

Sean Spicer hung out with an interesting group of celebrities at Harvard

It was probably not the largest group of celebrities to ever gather at Harvard, period, but it was certainly an interesting group of people. Sean Spicer, currently a visiting fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics, posted a photo on Instagram of himself at the Cambridge university with an eclectic group of public figures: former DNC interim […]

Nike has created one last reminder of Super Bowl LI ahead of the Patriots-Falcons rematch

If Robert Kraft is looking to acquire another pair of Air Force 1’s, the Patriots owner doesn’t need to look far and wide. Nike announced on Wednesday that the company has produced a special edition sneaker that was manufactured using footballs from Super Bowl LI. According to the press release, the one-of-a-kind model was created […]

Gordon Hayward's wife shares she hasn't slept for 41 hours

In the aftermath of her husband’s likely season-ending ankle injury, Gordon Hayward’s wife, Robyn, has been vocal in her support of the Celtics forward. She posted to her Instagram story early Wednesday morning: “He did great with surgery! So now we are starting the recovery process!” The All-Star’s dad echoed that sentiment on Twitter, writing […]

This Boston TV personality just tied the knot in the BPL courtyard

Friday, the 13th is often considered unlucky, but the date didn’t faze NESN “Dining Playbook” co-host and producer Jenny Johnson or Nantucket Magazine editor Robert Cocuzzo when they were choosing when to tie the knot. “We knew it was a date people wouldn’t forget,” Cocuzzo said. This past Friday, Oct. 13, he and Johnson exchanged vows […]

Jimmy Garoppolo's first Dunkin' Donuts run didn't go exactly as planned

Illinois native Jimmy Garoppolo had more than just Patriots plays to learn upon moving to Massachusetts. The backup quarterback — who was selected by the Patriots as the 62nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft — is entering his fourth season with New England and has been learning the ropes both on and off the […]

A-Rod tried to put a Yankees jacket on David Ortiz. It didn't go so well.

Baseball analysts David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez may be colleagues now at FOX Sports, but Ortiz has no intentions of supporting his former rival’s team any time soon. While in the studio for the network’s postseason coverage, Ortiz was lounging in a chair and using his phone when Rodriguez snuck up behind him with a […]

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