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Breakfast Pod: Patriots take WR N'Keal Harry in first round; Heinsohn remembers Havlicek

Breakfast Pod: Patriots take WR N'Keal Harry in first round; Heinsohn remembers Havlicek

The Patriots select a wide receiver in the first round for the first time since 1994; Tommy Heinsohn mourns the loss of fellow Celtics legend John Havlicek.

1:27 - For the first time in more than 20 years the Patriots took a wide receiver in the first round of the NFL Draft and it’s N’Keal Harry out of Arizona State. Phil Perry, Tom E. Curran, Michael Holley and Troy Brown discuss the pick and break down how he’ll help the Patriots offense.

5:34 - Sadly, Celtics legend John Havlicek passed away last night at the age of 79. Tommy Heinsohn joins Michael Holley and A. Sherrod Blakely to talk about some of his fondest memories of Havlicek as his teammate and coach.

10:36 - The Celtics will be tasked with stopping the Greek Freak in the upcoming series with the Bucks. Blakely, Kyle Draper and Trenni Kusnierek debate how the Celtics should approach Giannis.

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Shawne Merriman's hilarious Father's Day tweet will make Patriots fans smile

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Shawne Merriman's hilarious Father's Day tweet will make Patriots fans smile

Shawne Merriman is no fan of the New England Patriots, but his son's allegiances seems to differ a bit.

The former Los Angeles Chargers star posted a Father's Day tweet Sunday with a photo of his son getting ready to buy a Tom Brady Patriots jersey with a Super Bowl LI patch, and the three-time Pro Bowler's reaction is priceless. 

A Brady jersey probably is the last piece of NFL apparel that Merriman would want his son to buy, given his history with the Patriots.

Merriman still hasn't forgotten about the Patriots coming into San Diego and defeating the 14-2 Chargers in the 2006 AFC Divisional Round. It was the Chargers' best team in a long time, and after the Patriots won in dramatic fashion, some New England players mocked Merriman's sack dance during the on-field celebrations. Chargers players weren't happy at all.

But hey, props to Merriman's son, he knows greatness when he sees it. And he's not alone, evidenced by Brady once again leading all NFL players in royalties from sales of items including jerseys.

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Tom Brady is taking notes from Raptors' massive championship parade

Tom Brady is taking notes from Raptors' massive championship parade

The Raptors saw an estimated 1.5 million people flood the streets of Toronto on Wednesday for the team's first NBA championship parade.

Tom Brady's reaction? Challenge accepted.

Here's the New England Patriots quarterback's simple yet effective tweet upon seeing the massive turnout in Toronto:

Brady knows a thing or two about highly-attended championship parades: Roughly 1.5 million people came out in Boston just four months ago to watch the Patriots celebrate their sixth Super Bowl title.

That attendance number was a record for the city's many Patriots title parades, but it appears the Raptors matched that Monday.

So, Brady and Co. will just have to win a seventh championship to raise the bar yet again next February.

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