MIAMI (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 27 points, Dion Waiters had 26 with a pair of big 3-pointers in the final minutes and the Miami Heat held on to beat Boston 104-98, snapping the Celtics' 16-game winning streak. Tyler Johnson scored 16 points for Miami, which had an 18-point lead cut to one.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sat out practice with what the team says is an Achilles tendon injury. Brady has started all 10 games this season for New England. He also has yet to miss a game because of injury since 2008 when he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the opening game.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The Patriots looked to be showing some cracks earlier this season in starting 2-2. But despite inconsistent play from some of its offseason additions and some shaky play on defense that included a season-ending injury to Dont'a Hightower, New England has won six straight. And with Tom Brady putting up MVP-like numbers. Suddenly the Patriots look exactly like the team everyone thought they would be.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Charlie McAvoy scored in the 11th round of the shootout to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. Anton Khudobin made 40 saves as Boston improved to 9-7-4 with its third straight win _ all with Khudobin in goal.
CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal appeals court has spiked an Ohio couple's case against companies that distributed an erotic fiction book about a woman's desire for New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. The ruling Tuesday upheld a lower court's dismissal of the case against Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords filed by a couple. They say an engagement photo that shows them embracing was pulled from their photographer's website without their knowledge and used on the cover of "A Gronking to Remember."
BOSTON (AP) - Jerome Robinson scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half to help Boston College rally from a 17-point deficit to beat Colgate 83-79. Ky Bowman added 19 points, eight assists and six rebounds for the Eagles (5-1).
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and buried the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer and Providence beat Belmont 66-65. Tied at 63 with less than 10 seconds left, Belmont's Dylan Windler threw down a lob to give the Bruins the lead.
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) - Darnell Edge scored 12 of his 23 points during a late run in the second half to help Fairleigh Dickinson pull away and beat Holy Cross 87-76. Edge was 7 of 12 from the floor and made four 3-pointers.
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