Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox announce top prospect Yoan Moncada sprained his left thumb in Arizona Fall League. He has returned to Boston and won't participate in baseball activities for at least two weeks. He's expected to be ready for the start of spring training, the team notes.

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Pats' LBs will be in demand on market

John Clayton projects LBs Jamie Collins and Dont'a Hightower as two of the best available free agents come 2017, but DE Jabaal Sheard could make some noise too. Best projected free agents (Insider)

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head on Rangers' Dan Girardi during Wednesday's game at Madison Square Garden.


Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan announces LeSean McCoy is doubtful to play Sunday vs. New England. "Obviously he never practiced this week, so you guys can figure that one out."

Matthew Berry's advice for Julian Edelman owners (1:19)

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

Tight ends with the least favorable matchups in fantasy football in Week 8 (0-100 scale, with 100 being most favorable): Hunter Henry/Antonio Gates (0), Greg Olsen (0), Jordan Reed (15), Rob Gronkowski (15), Coby Fleener (35)

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5hNFL Vegas Experts

How to bet every Week 8 NFL game

Where does the betting value lie in NFL games this week? Chalk's experts provide comprehensive against-the-spread and over/under advice for each contest in one handy file.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills GM Doug Whaley calls Tom Brady the best quarterback he's ever seen in his time. Whaley jokes Bills fans need to fly banners around New Era Field this Sunday urging Brady to retire.

D-Wade comes up clutch in homecoming (0:56)
Wade leads Bulls to win over Celtics (1:21)
Wade heats up for long range, including dagger (0:38)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls 105, Celtics 99: Dwyane Wade, who made seven 3-pointers all of last season, was 4-of-6 on triples in his Chicago debut and the Bulls shot much better beyond the arc (44 percent) than they did inside it (25 percent). Isaiah Thomas (25 points) nearly willed Boston back in the fourth quarter but even he missed some free throws down the stretch. Rookie Jaylen Brown a bright spot for Boston and played crunch-time minutes, but had a ill-timed travel in a key moment.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

It's one thing when Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade are making 3s. Now Michael Carter-Williams makes a fourth-quarter trey. That trio — not known for their 3-point shooting — is 5-of-8 beyond the arc tonight vs Celtics.

Crowder-Butler collision results in scuffle, multiple technical fouls (1:19)
Horford stuffs Butler's shot attempt (0:19)