MVP Betts plans to improve consistency in offseason (1:42)

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

After a special season for the world champion Red Sox displaying his gifts in every phase of the game, it comes as no surprise that Mookie Betts was rewarded with his first AL MVP award.

Stephen A. has no patience for talk of Brady's decline (1:47)

BBTN: Harper's Future, Awards, Cubs' Stunner?

Buster & Bob Nightengale discuss MLB awards season, Bryce Harper's future, their expectations for the hot stove and much more (4:32). Plus, some Inside Heat on the Red Sox from Alex Spier (23:26), on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (33:16), and an interview with NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (42:38).

Horford flips it to Brown for easy dunk (0:15)
Celtics' D leads to Brown crushing the rim (0:16)
T-Mac all for Hayward coming off bench (2:05)
How can Pats keep Gronk healthy? (1:38)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady, after seeing "Hamilton" on Tuesday night, says: "I love Hamilton. It's my third time seeing it. It's a great show. Anyone who is here should go see it. It was great in New York and it was really good last night. I loved it.”

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots have signed veteran free-agent LB Ramon Humber, who is at practice today wearing No. 50. Humber, 31, has carved out a niche in the NFL as a top special-teams player and was with the Patriots in the 2016 offseason. Improving special-teams coverage is a top priority for the Patriots as they evaluate the team at the bye week.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick had players in full pads for the lone practice of the bye week. It is cold and windy in Foxborough, as the skinny goalposts are tilted as a result of the gusts. The music was turned up noticeably louder than the norm, which could have been a message for those on the field to bring their energy.