Rivers on relationship with Belichick

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Rivers on relationship with Belichick

Celtics coach Doc Rivers was spotted on the Patriots sideline Monday night for their game against the Houston Texans. Before the game, Rivers and Bill Belichick took some time out to talk.

Rivers commented on the relationship between himself and the Patriots head coach.

"It's good, I mean it's not like we hang out all the time or anything like that. But Bill comes over to some of our stuff, I try to go over to some of their stuff."

Rivers also had some praise for Belichick as he discussed the admiration he has for Belichick's success in the NFL.

"I think football is so far ahead of any sport as far as their scouting and their preparation work, because they have so many players and they have to."

"I always say football is the great pay attention sport. Every timeout, every play, there's a huddle. And you have to do this. And if one guy gets it wrong it's a penalty. It's such a great execution sport to watch, and there's nobody who does a better job of it than Belichick. So every time I'm around that, I learn stuff."

Sunday's Red Sox-Rangers lineups: Boston needs the good Buchholz to show up

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Sunday's Red Sox-Rangers lineups: Boston needs the good Buchholz to show up

Clay Buchholz hopes ot lead off the afternoon game better than his last start, where he game up a home run and double to leadoff the game against Chicago.

The righty has a career 4.10 ERA against Texas in 41.2 innings pitched against Texas with a 1-5 record.

Unfortunately for Boston, Buchholz is even worse at Globe Life Park. The righty is 0-3 with a 5.82 ERA in 21.2 at the Rangers home field.

The lineups:

RED SOX
Mookie Betts RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Xander Bogaerts SS
Hanley Ramirez 1B
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Bryce Brentz DH
Travis Shaw 3B
Sandy Leon C
Ryan LaMarre LF
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Clay Buchholz RHP

RANGERS
Shin-Soo Choo RF
Ian Desmond CF
Nomar Mazara LF
Adrian Beltre 3B
Prince Fielder DH
Roughned Odor 2B
Elvis Andrus SS
Mitch Moreland 1B
Bryan Holaday C
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Martin Perez LHP