Rex Ryan won't be shedding any tears with Gronk out

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Rex Ryan won't be shedding any tears with Gronk out

The Jets will play the Pats on Thursday, but they won't have to face off against matchup nightmare Rob Gronkowski.

Hey, that's fine by Rex Ryan, who doesn't want to see Gronk hurt, but isn't crying about it either.

Mike Giardi and Tom E. Curran have more.

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Report: Celtics secure meeting with Dwight Howard

Report: Celtics secure meeting with Dwight Howard

In February, the Boston Celtics were involved in trade deadline talks with the Houston Rockets involving center Dwight Howard.

It appears the team still has interest in the free-agent big man. 

According to ESPN, the Celtics have secured a meeting with Howard after July 1.

Howard, 30, became a free agent after declining a player option that would have paid him more the $23 million in 2016-17