Pedroia, Ortiz on Pesky: 'We're gonna miss him'

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Pedroia, Ortiz on Pesky: 'We're gonna miss him'

Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz have been around Johnny Pesky for years, and grew close to the Red Sox legendary player, manager, coach, and everything else. They talk about what he meant to them and reflect on times spent with him.

"I started out struggling my rookie year and Johnny was always around," Pedroia said. "He used to stay in the dugout during the games at that time and he could see some frustrattion and stuff that I would have and he would always tell me, 'Hey stay positive keep going, and keep putting the work in because everyone struggles.' And he would always end it with a joke or something to make me laugh. And that was always helpful. He was awesome, man, and we're going to miss him."

Celtics' team plane receives bomb threat

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Celtics' team plane receives bomb threat

BOSTON -- There was a bomb threat to the Boston Celtics’ team plane to Oklahoma City on Saturday afternoon, but no one was injured.

The incident will be investigated by NBA security which will work in conjunction with the FBI on this matter which was one of several hoaxes called into airports across the country on Saturday.

News of the bomb threat was first known when Celtics forward Jae Crowder posted an Instagram photo showing players departing the plane with the caption, “BOMB THREAT ON US”.

Celtics officials declined to comment on the matter and instead referred all bomb threat-related questions to the league office.

Messages to the league office were not immediately returned.