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Boston College eyeing UNC stunner

Eli Carter's 17 points have allowed the Eagles to build a 37-31 lead over the Tar Heels at halftime. UNC leads the ACC, while BC is in last at 0-10. Box score

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics 30, Bucks 26 (end 1st): Avery Bradley hot early (as usual, lately) and his nine first-quarter points have Celtics out front. Bucks started slow with new-look lineup, but got a spark from Giannis Antetokounmpo to trim deficit after falling behind by double digits.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics swingman Jae Crowder, dinged up lately and battling what he said is a high ankle sprain, is grinding it out again tonight in Milwaukee. No surprise considering he played up there at Marquette. While Crowder clearly isn't himself, he hasn't let his defensive intensity slip.

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Sky's the limit for Mookie Betts

Betts has superstar potential as a future 30-homer, 30-steal player. He's intelligent and athletic with great bat speed, terrific instincts and a proven ability to make adjustments. Breakouts hitters in 2016 (Insider)

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

After signing RB Montee Ball to a reserve future deal on Feb. 1, the New England Patriots have officially waived Ball today. On Feb. 5, Ball was arrested on a felony battery charge after an apparent dispute with his girlfriend.

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Looking at the Patriots' offseason

As a result of Deflategate, New England doesn't have a first-round pick in April's draft, but it doesn't have many holes to fill either. LeGarrette Blount and Jonathan Freeny are the Patriots' most prominent free agents.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski is visiting patients at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center today. Here, he signs his autograph for Drew Celli, 15, of Stoneham, Mass.

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Turner makes Lowe's unique squad

Celtics guard Evan Turner is a starter on Zach Lowe's fifth annual Luke Walton All-Stars. It's a roster created from players who have contributed in unexpected ways this season. Luke Walton All-Stars

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East Coast bias: #BadValentineIn5Words

Nothing to do with the Red Sox's former manager, Bobby. But it's a hashtag you could lose an hour scrolling through and the Yankees get in on the fun.

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Tom Brady is near the top

Brady is poised to once again be one of the top fantasy quarterbacks in 2016. But should fantasy owners wait to draft a quarterback with so many great options at the position? Way-too-early fantasy rankings

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Stacking the NFL's offseason agenda

The NFL has a stacked offseason to-do list. With Super Bowl 50 now behind us, let's run through the top priorities.

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