Danny Ainge says: “I have no real emotional ties with the Celtics Logo” Steve Bulpett gets an interview with Rick Pitino, who does have Celtic Pride. Charles Barkley on TNT last night reaffirmed his pick of the Nets to beat the Celtics. Jim Baker delivers some numbers and commentary from the Celtics Tuesday night clincher. ESPN Page2 has Kenny Anderson and Manny Ramirez listed among it’s “Soft Athletes“. Guess they haven’t been watching the playoffs.

For the NASCAR fans out there frustrated by lack of coverage in New England, each weekday morning at 7:55, WWZN beams the 5 minute “PRN Garagepass” segment, a 5 minute update on the NASCAR world. The segment ends with the acknowledgement “Sponsored by the NRA” You can’t make this stuff up.

The Red Sox attempt to finish off a 3 game sweep of the A’s tonight at 7:00 on NESN. For the first time in the NBA playoffs, there is no game tonight. You can catch the opener of the Hurricanes and Maple Leafs at 7:00 on ESPN. ESPN Classic has the terrific 1992 NCAA East Regional Final between Kentucky and Duke.