David Ortiz underwent exploratory surgery after arriving in Boston from the Dominican Republic on Monday night.
The defending champs need to right themselves — quickly — if they want to compete in the AL East.
Playing at TD Garden for likely the final time Friday night, Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki went scoreless for the ninth time in his career — despite the Celtics fans in attendance willing his shots to fall.
Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi beat out fierce competition at the Boston Marathon. “I can’t help but think fate had something to do with my win today,” he said.
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