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A day in Boston: From the Garden to Fenway and back

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A day in Boston: From the Garden to Fenway and back

It's a big sporting day in Boston: Bruins-Caps playoff game at TD Garden and Red Sox-Yankees at Fenway. Jessica Camerato may be the only person in town who's attending both. Here's her report:

12:00pm: Arrived at stop 1 for the day: Fenway Park for Red Sox - Yankees.

Before we start, alittle background info: I cover the Boston Celtics as my main beat but I actually got my start in Boston sports in 2005 as a PA for the Red Sox Spanish Radio Broadcast. Over the years I have continued covering the team while spending most of my time with the C's. Later on today I will be going to the Bruins - Capitals playoff game at TD Garden. One of the silver linings of the NBA lockout was that I got the opportunity to cover NHL hockey for the first time before the hoops season started back up. That's the great thing about working in Boston -- seems like there is always an exciting team to cover.

But back to Fenway -- picked up my media credential and now I'm settling into the press box. There are four rows of elevated seats overlooking home plate with glass windows. This is where the reporters and media relations staff watch the game from. There is an additional work space in the back with TV screens, which is usually occupied during big games when there is a media overflow.

The field is empty for now and players will be coming out shortly to get ready for the game. The clubhouse opens at 12:30 (three-and-a-half hours before a game, unlike the NBA which is an-hour-and-a-half), so it's time to head downstairs. Talk to you in a bit ...

Agent says Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return this season

Agent says Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return this season

Gordon Hayward had surgery on his left ankle Wednesday night.

While there was hope he could return, Hayward's agent told Adrian Wojnarowski that the Celtics forward is unlikely to play for the remainder of the season.

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Hayward suffered the injury in the first quarter of Boston’s 102-99 loss at Cleveland on Tuesday.

The 6-foot-8 All-Star landed awkwardly on his ankle after a lob pass by Kyrie Irving was deflected by LeBron James.

“We’re expecting this to be a full recovery,” Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said Wednesday, “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