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BSJ Daily Briefing 12.22.17: Charlie McAvoy does it again, C’s lose another, RIP Dick Enberg

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Good morning!

A few random thoughts while I wonder what Kyrie Irving thinks about Halloween and Thanksgiving...

And away we go...

CATCHING UP

Patriots

Bedard’s Breakdown: A rematch with the Steelers likely wouldn’t be a cakewalk
Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots/NFL & BSJ, Noon
Another missed practice for Rex Burkhead could open door for Mike Gillislee
Unlocked story: How much of a concern is this Alex Guerrero/Bill Belichick rift for the Patriots?

Celtics

Robb: Why it’s not time to panic about the Celtics’ slump
BSJ Game Report: Knicks 102, Celtics 93 — No answer for … Michael Beasley?
Video: Kyrie Irving on Beasley’s breakout, not being into ‘Hoopla of Christmas’
Live Coverage: Knicks 102, Celtics 93

Bruins

Bruins gut out two points that could prove crucial in making the playoffs
BSJ Game Report: Bruins 2, Jets 1 (SO) — Character win for Boston
Live Coverage: Bruins 2, Jets 1 (shootout)
Bruins Gameday: Jets at Bruins — Krejci, McQuaid remain sidelined; Spooner, Nash, Marchand questionable
Completed Q&A: Joey Mac on Bruins 

Red Sox

Hot Stove Lunch: AL East becoming more of two-team division; Yanks lurking on Darvish

ON TAP

9 a.m.: Bill Belichick press conference (Bedard)
11 a.m.: 
Bruins practice, Warrior Ice Arena (McDonald)
Noon: BSJ Live Q&A — Bedard on Patriots/NFL and BSJ.
1:40 p.m.: Patriots locker room/Tom Brady (Bedard)

PARTING THOUGHT

 

Happy birthday, Charlie. Now get your face raked.

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