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BSJ Daily Briefing 3.01.21: Bruins, Celtics bounce back with wins; Red Sox begin Grapefruit League play

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Good morning!

Your daily rundown of what’s going on with the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and Revolution, and what’s about to happen

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Time to hit the links…

PATRIOTS

NFL Notebook: The Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson situations could be bad news for Patriots
Completed Q&A: Bedard on Patriots/NFL 02.26.21

CELTICS

Karalis: Jayson Tatum’s decisive destruction of Washington shows how a superstar is supposed to play
BSJ Game Report: Celtics 111, Wizards 110 – Tatum’s heroics give C’s necessary difficult win
NBA Notebook: Russell Westbrook attacking again, Jayson Tatum is an All-Star starter
Karalis: Boston Celtics find a way to stay together when the noise threatened to rip them apart
BSJ Game Report: Celtics 118, Pacers 112 – ‘It’s just good to get a win’

RED SOX

MLB Notebook: Dave Bush had his challenges getting staff ready; a look at projections
Red Sox Notebook: Fans return to games; Eovaldi’s tempo off in spring opener; Sox hit three homers
Red Sox Notebook: Eliminating a candidate to close; exhibition games set to begin
Red Sox Notebook: Determining optimum number of games for Vazquez; emphasis on fundamentals continues
Red Sox Notebook: Fenway set to welcome back some fans on Opening Day

BRUINS

A monster game from Charlie McAvoy helped Bruins right the ship during a ‘must-win’ game
BSJ Game Report: Bruins 4, Rangers 1 – B’s bounce back with complete effort against New York
NHL Notebook: Which teams are already emerging as sellers; B’s claim Tinordi amid lineup shuffle
Ryan: Slumping Bruins have far more issues than just an inexperienced D corps
BSJ Game Report: Rangers 6, Bruins 2 – Another defensive nightmare leads to back-to-back blowouts

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ON TAP

1 p.m.: MLB — Red Sox vs. Braves NESN
7 p.m.: NHL — Hurricanes at Panthers NBCSN
8 p.m.: NBA — Jazz at Pelicans NBATV
10:30 p.m.: NBA — Hornets at Trail Blazers NBATV

NOTE on National college basketball schedule. There are so many channels (what the heck is FloHoops?) and Covid cancelations, we simply can’t list every game that’s on. Haven’t really found a good list, but the NCAA daily schedule is here.

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PARTING THOUGHT

We've all been there, right?

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