Top Chef Star Aaron Grissom Dead at 34 After Motorcycle Accident

Tommy Garcia/Bravo/NBCU Photo BankThe culinary world is mourning the loss of Aaron Grissom.  E! News confirms Grissom, who competed on season 12 of Top Chef, died Sept. 8 following a motorcycle accident in his native Washington state. He was 34. According to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office, Grissom’s cause of death was “multiple blunt force injuries” …

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Kemba Walker keeps acing the moment that Kyrie Irving got most horribly wrong as a Celtic

Kemba Walker keeps acing the moment that Kyrie Irving got most horribly wrong as a Celtic

Tomase: Kemba keeps acing what Kyrie failed as a Celtic originally appeared on NBC Sports BostonKyrie Irving’s Celtics low point wasn’t his disgraceful capitulation vs. Milwaukee in last year’s conference semifinals, because by then we already knew they were cooked and he was gone.It actually came five months earlier in Orlando. You remember the play. …

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Jayson Tatum Lifts Celtics Past Raptors, Sets Up Conference Final vs. Heat

Jayson Tatum Lifts Celtics Past Raptors, Sets Up Conference Final vs. Heat

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Boston Celtics closed out their thrilling Eastern Conference Semifinal against the Toronto Raptors after defeating the defending NBA champions 92-87 in Game 7 on Friday at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Bay Lake, Florida.Two key defensive possessions propelled Boston to victory.With Boston up 89-87 with under one minute remaining, Celtics …

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Celtics hold off Raptors in fitting Game 7 finish to reach Eastern Conference finals

Celtics hold off Raptors in fitting Game 7 finish to reach Eastern Conference finals

Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Published 12:06 a.m. ET Sept. 12, 2020 | Updated 2:34 a.m. ET Sept. 12, 2020CLOSE SportsPulse: The Celtics outlasted the defending champion Raptors and will now face the Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down what to expect from the series. USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, …

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Kemba Walker Fouled by OG Anunoby on Late Layup in Game 6, NBA L2M Report Says

Kemba Walker Fouled by OG Anunoby on Late Layup in Game 6, NBA L2M Report Says

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Toronto Raptors outlasted the Boston Celtics for a double-overtime win Thursday night, but the Celtics should have had a chance to get the victory in regulation.The NBA’s Last 2 Minute Report from Game 6 stated that Raptors forward OG Anunoby should have been called for a foul during a drive to the basket …

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Did Nick Nurse trick Jayson Tatum into a costly turnover in Celtics-Raptors Game 6?

Did Nick Nurse trick Jayson Tatum into a costly turnover in Celtics-Raptors Game 6?

Nick Nurse’s defining quality as a head coach is his willingness to try anything to win. Nurse was one of the first NBA coaches to fully adopt zone defenses in today’s game, going so far as to play box-and-one and triangle-and-two schemes in the NBA Finals last season against the Warriors. This season, Nurse’s tinkering …

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Boston Pub Struggles To Stay In Business As Other Establishments Stay Closed

Boston Pub Struggles To Stay In Business As Other Establishments Stay Closed

Opening day brings a small bump in business to Cornwall’s, mostly from neighborhood regulars. But the initial rush would fizzle out soon after, leaving the family-owned pub just barely covering its costs. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption toggle caption Tovia Smith/NPR Few people have been looking forward to colleges reopening – and staying open — this …

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Venice: ‘Pieces of a Woman’ Creators Talk Putting Its Pieces Together

Venice: ‘Pieces of a Woman’ Creators Talk Putting Its Pieces Together

Hungarian stage and screen director Kornel Mundruczo and partner/screenwriter Kata Weber collaborated closely on “Pieces of a Woman,” in which Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf play a Boston couple devastated by the loss of their newborn baby during a home birth. The film had its world premiere on Saturday in the main competition section of the …

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