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Can Jim Harbaugh go toe-to-toe with Bill Belichick?

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Can Jim Harbaugh go toe-to-toe with Bill Belichick?

The Patriots are riding a seven-game winning streak into Sunday night's game against the 49ers.

What do they have going for them? An MVP quarterback, a defense that looks a lot better as of late, and perhaps the best coach of all-time.

The Patriots offense is better than the 49ers, but the 49ers defense is better than the Patriots.

The Patriots hold an advantage in the coaching category, because although Jim Harbaugh is a good coach, he doesn't have the same resume as the Great Bill Belichick.

That leads us to our UNO's Sports Tonight Question of the Day:

Can Jim Harbaugh go toe-to-toe with Bill Belichick?

Let us know in the comments section and be sure to check out UNO's Sports Tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Agent says Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return this season

Agent says Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return this season

Hopes that the Celtics would have Gordon Hayward back in the lineup later this year were dashed last night by Hayward's agent, Mark Bartelstein.

Hayward underwent surgery Wednesday night for a fractured and dislocated left tibia, and Celtics coach Brad Stevens had said earlier in the day that Hayward's prognosis would be better known after doctors saw the extent of the damage. When the operation was over, Bartelstein told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski not to expect Hayward to play again this season.

But there is good news:

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“We’re expecting this to be a full recovery,” Stevens had said earlier. “No timeline on it, but a full recovery.”

NBC SPORTS BOSTON SCHEDULE

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Celtics drop back-to-back games

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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Celtics drop back-to-back games

0:41 - Michael Holley, Tom Giles, and Kayce Smith give their thoughts on Kyrie Irving’s struggles, not having Gordon Hayward, and the Celtics losing for the 2nd time in as many nights.

6:31 - A. Sherrod Blakely joins BST to discuss the message delivered by Hayward to the fans before the game, what was going on with Kyrie’s shot, and why they failed in stopping The Greek Freak.

10:33 - Albert Breer joins BST to preview the Falcons/Patriots Sunday night game and if Atlanta is in the middle of a Super Bowl hangover.

15:40 - In a new game called On The Clock, each person gets 40 seconds to rant on their selected subject including if Red Sox fans can root for the Yankees if the playoffs and how painful the Bruins season will be. 

NBC SPORTS BOSTON SCHEDULE