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Bedard’s Weekend Briefing 02.22.19: Celtics fall to Bucks, McCourty returns, RIP Nick Cafardo

Good afternoon!

A few random thoughts while I wonder if there's a press box in the sky for people like Nick Cafardo...

Time to hit the links...

PATRIOTS

Grading the 2018 Patriots: Defensive resurgence led way for more-balanced team
NE Roots: Jermaine Wiggins on playing youth hockey in Eastie, Magic-Bird, and talking trash to Jose Canseco
BSJ Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots/NFL, 2 p.m.

RED SOX

McAdam: Steve Pearce and Nathan Eovaldi, no strangers to Red Sox, experiencing a first
Red Sox Notebook: Red Sox to hold Dustin Pedroia out of first few spring games

CELTICS

Celtics still learning lessons in final minute of brutal loss to Bucks
BSJ Game Report: Bucks 98, Celtics 97 – Kyrie misses game-winner as C’s lose heartbreaker
Final: Bucks 98, Celtics 97 — Late charge falls short
Robb: For Celtics, it’s put up or shut up time on the road

BRUINS

Need a scouting report on Charlie Coyle? Ask the Bruins forward who’s known him for over a decade
4 takeaways from Don Sweeney & Charlie Coyle comments on trade, Bruins’ plans for deadline

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ON TAP

TODAY

1 p.m.: MLB — Northeastern at Red Sox, NESN (McAdam)
2 p.m.
: BSJ Live Q&A — Bedard on Patriots/NFL
2 p.m.: 
Golf — PGA: Mexico Championship (Golf)
7 p.m.: MCHK — Dartmouth at Yale (ESPNews)
7 p.m.: 
MCBK — Harvard at Brown (NESN)
7 p.m.: MCHK — Northeastern at New Hampshire (NESN Plus)

SATURDAY

Noon: MCBK — Boston College at Clemson (NESN)
Noon: MCBK — Marquette at Providence (FOX)
Noon: PGA — Mexico Championship (Golf)
1 p.m.: MLB — Yankees at Red Sox, NESN Plus (McAdam)
2 p.m.
: MCBK — Xavier at Providence (Fox)
4 p.m.: NHL — Bruins at Blues (NESN/NHLN)
5 p.m.: WCBK — Brown at Dartmouth (NESN Plus)
5 p.m.
: MCHK — UMass at Providence (NBCSB)
7 p.m.: MCHK — Bentley at Holy Cross (NESN Plus)
7 p.m.: MCHK — Northeastern at New Hampshire (NESN)
8 p.m.: NBA — Boston at Chicago (NBCSB)

SUNDAY

Noon: PGA — Mexico Championship (Golf)
1 p.m.: MLB — Yankees at Red Sox, NESN (McAdam)
2 p.m.
: MCBK — Cincinnati at UConn (ESPN)

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PARTING THOUGHT(S)

https://twitter.com/Sean_McAdam/status/1098972342657736705

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