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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Alex Cora is going through his typical pregame routine, hitting grounders to Astros infielders before ALCS Game 7. He remains the frontrunner to be the next Red Sox manager, though nothing will be finalized until after the series is over. After tonight, the Astros will either move on to the World Series or head home.

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Kyrie takes blame for profane response to fan

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving took responsibility for a profane outburst directed at a fan in Philadelphia who yelled at him and referenced LeBron James during Friday's game against the 76ers.

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Irving does not regret profane outburst at 76ers fan (1:15)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving acknowledged a profane outburst to a Philly fan that yelled at him about LeBron James on Friday. Does he regret it? "Hell no."

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Another huge win today for Boston College coach Steve Addazio, whose seat is cooling off fast after a 1-3 start. The Eagles have won three of their last four, including road wins over Louisville and Virginia the last two weeks. The offense has finally come alive with 86 points the past two weeks. BC's schedule doesn't let up but Addazio likely has shown enough to impress first-year athletic director Martin Jarmond.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston College has been so impressive in back-to-back wins over Louisville and Virginia it achieved a program first: The Eagles have scored 40 or more points in consecutive ACC games for the first time ever.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

BC's Anthony Brown with 275 pass yards, 3 TDs and 0 INT. Last Eagles QB to post those numbers? Matt Ryan in 2007.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

BC has topped 40 points in back to back games for the first time since 2002 (Rutgers, Toledo). First vs BCS/P5 since 1998 (GT, Rutgers).

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving acknowledged a profane outburst he directed at a fan in Philadelphia who yelled at him about LeBron James. Irving says he's been in touch with the league about it. He is unsure if he will be fined but did stress that he shouldn't have reacted.

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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

BC has scored 24 against consecutive ACC opponents for the first time since 2013.

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Benkert tosses questionable pass for 1st INT (0:35)
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Boston College capitalizes on flea flicker for big gain (0:21)
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Brown connects with White for big TD (0:32)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

BC jumps out to a 17-0 lead on Virginia. It's the largest deficit of the season for the Cavaliers.

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BC's Smith breaks free for 76-yard TD (0:29)
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Irving, Celtics top 76ers for first win (1:52)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Shane Larkin on stepping up in the fourth quarter versus Philadelphia: "I know I can make an impact every time I step on the court. Just have to go out there and play hard, be aggressive, and trust in yourself and your abilities." Larkin scored eight of his 10 points in the fourth quarter as Boston rallied for its first win.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics rookie Jabari Bird, an emergency call-up on a two-day way contract, was brutally honest about what coaches did to prep him for his surprise NBA debut on Friday. "Nothing. I wasn't prepared at all for tonight."

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