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(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news: NFL free agency starts today.  Pacers rally to beat Celtics.  Spring training continues for Pirates.  Purdue, Butler make NCAA Tournament.  Notre Dame to NIT.

>>NFL Free Agency Starts Today

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  NFL teams can begin negotiating with free agents today.  Deals cannot be officially signed until Wednesday.  Top free agents for Indianapolis include safety Darius Butler, cornerback Rashaan Melvin, and wide receiver Donte Moncrief.

>>Pacers Rally To Beat Celtics

(Boston, MA)  —  Myles Turner put the Pacers ahead with 21 seconds left and they held on to beat the Celtics 99-97 at TD Garden.  Turner finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Victor Oladipo tallied a game-high 27.  Indiana has won five-of-six to improve to 39-and-28, putting them third in the Eastern Conference.  The Pacers visit the 76ers tomorrow.

>>Spring Training Continues For Pirates

(Bradenton, FL)  —  Spring training continues for the Pirates today.  They topped the Blue Jays 5-0 yesterday in Grapefruit League play.  Clay Holmes tossed three innings of one-hit ball to pick up the win.  Adam Frazier and Gregory Polanco homered in a four-run second inning for the Bucs.  The Pirates are right back at it this afternoon with a game against the Orioles.

>>Purdue, Butler Make NCAA Tournament

(Undated)  —  Purdue and Butler are the local schools who made the NCAA Tournament.  The Boilermakers are the two-seed in the East Bracket and meets Cal-State Fullerton in the first round Friday in Detroit. Butler is the 10-seed in the East Bracket and faces Arkansas in the first round also in Detroit Friday.

>>Notre Dame To NIT

(Undated)  —  The Fighting Irish just missed out on a bid to the NCAA Tournament.  Notre Dame is instead the top-seed in the National Invitational Tournament.  The Irish host Hampton tomorrow in the first round.

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