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Kyrie does it all for Celts (0:33)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Not much of a surprise here, but FPI has the Patriots as solid favorites in the AFC Championship Game.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady takes the field for warmups with black tape over the inside part of his right throwing hand near the thumb. No glove.

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The point spread on the AFC Championship Game has ticked up to New England -8 at several Las Vegas sportsbooks. However, bookmaker CG Technology says it is rooting for the Patriots, after taking a six-figure bet on the Jaguars +7.5.

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Gordon throws it down with ease (0:16)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving's sore shoulder seems to be doing just fine. After missing Thursday's loss to the Sixers, Irving put up 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting with six rebounds in the first half against Orlando. He also drew two charges. Halftime: Boston 59, Orlando 58.

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Hezonja rescues Mack's missed basket (0:16)
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Kyrie slices and dices Orlando's defense (0:41)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots inactives: TE Jacob Hollister, DT Alan Branch, OT LaAdrian Waddle, WR Kenny Britt, WR Bernard Reedy, LB David Harris, RB Mike Gillislee.

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Another Belichick assistant on the move? (0:59)
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Does Jags' D care if Brady is healthy? (1:45)
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2hAdam Schefter

Sources: ST coach Judge may leave Patriots

Patriots special-teams coach Joe Judge also is working on an expiring contract and could leave New England after this season to join one of his fellow departing assistant coaches, league sources told ESPN.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving back in the starting lineup after a one-game absence. Aron Baynes (illness) went through walkthrough and will be a game-time decision. Marcus Morris starts for Boston.

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How Gronk's jersey helped inspire a young fan's recovery (6:58)
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Brady arrives for AFC Championship Game (0:16)
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Brady to start despite injured hand (1:00)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

A snapshot of the cover of the GameDay magazine — with Tom Brady on the cover — that will be sold at Gillette Stadium for the AFC Championship Game.

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14hBrett Okamoto

Miocic wears down Ngannou to keep UFC belt

Stipe Miocic's unanimous-decision victory over Francis Ngannou at UFC 220 on Saturday night was his record-third straight heavyweight title defense, leaving him to say afterward: "I'm the baddest."

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Pastrnak leads Bruins to easy win (0:46)