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McVay deserving of top coach honor? (2:15)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

QB Tom Brady was present at the media-access portion of practice on Friday, going through warmups with a little extra hop in his step. Every player on the roster was present at the start of practice. Brady's level of participation, after warmups, will be detailed later Friday on the team's injury report.

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Is Brady's injury just a ruse? (1:38)
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Bruschi: 'Accuracy is everything to Tommy' (1:14)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Signage going up on the lighthouse at Gillette Stadium.

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3hMatthew Coller

Why the Bruins are a legit Cup contender

Coming into the season, Boston's contention window appeared to be tightly shut. Instead, not only are they competitive, but they're also making a case as the East's top team behind the Lightning. Here's how they've done it, and what comes next.

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How to bet AFC, NFC title games

Where does the betting value lie in Sunday's NFL championship games? Our experts provide against-the-spread and over/under advice on Jacksonville-New England and Minnesota-Philadelphia.

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Stephen A.: NFL can't afford Brady-less Super Bowl (2:05)
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Belichick tight-lipped about Brady (0:28)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown is choosing family over fan base for Sunday's AFC title game. Said Brown: "Good luck to the Patriots but I hope my cousin [Jaguars CB AJ Bouye] picks off [Tom] Brady three times and takes it to the house. ... Expect me to come to the game on Sunday with my AJ Bouye jersey."

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Captains LeBron James, Stephen Curry spoiled with ASG talent (0:58)
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Embiid scores 26, Sixers beat Celtics 89-80 (2:18)