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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.

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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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9hChantel Jennings

Cal: Best argument for Running Back U?

The Broncos' C.J. Anderson became the third running back with Cal roots to win a Super Bowl over the past three seasons.

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Power, and poise, in Vermont Academy's Bruce Brown

Boston native and Miami signee Bruce Brown continues to be a force for Vermont Academy. His coach says, "He's got that Russell Westbrook mentality."

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BC stuns BU with OT winner to claim 20th Beanpot

Boston College goalie Thatcher Demko turned away 30 Boston University shots, and the Eagles got an OT winner from Alex Tuch to capture their 20th Beanpot championship with a 1-0 victory.

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