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  • Jameson Taillon trade: Why Yankees are taking another rotation risk, and what it means for Masahiro Tanaka

    CBS Sports "The New York Yankees have added another recognizable name to their rotation. On Sunday, the Yankees acquired former No. 2 overall pick Jameson Taillon in a 4-for-1 trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Taillon joins former Pirates teammate Gerrit Cole and two-time Cy Young..." January 24

  • New York Yankees reach deal to acquire Jameson Taillon "The Yankees have a deal in place to acquire right-hander Jameson Taillon from the Pirates, sources told's Mark Feinsand and Adam Berry on Sunday. Neither team has confirmed the deal. The Yankees will be sending right-hander Miguel Yajure (their 15th-best prospect, per..." January 24

  • Giants Interested In Eddie Rosario, Jackie Bradley Jr.

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Giants are looking to add outfield help, and Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Eddie Rosario and Jackie Bradley Jr. are two of the names under consideration.  Both players are also left-handed hitters, “which ticks off another..." January 24

  • Hank Aaron never forgot his short time in the Negro Leagues

    USA Today "On April 8, 1974, the night Hank Aaron circled the diamond as baseball's all-time home run king inside Fulton County Stadium, a 12-year-old Bob Kendrick took a similar route inside his mother's living room 80 miles away in rural Georgia.  Home plate was..." January 24

  • Pirates' Troy Stokes: Booted off 40-man roster

    CBS Sports "The Pirates designated Stokes for assignment Sunday, Kevin Gorman of reports. Two of the four prospects (Miguel Yajure and Roansy Contreras) the Pirates received in Sunday's trade that sent Jameson Taillon to the Yankees required placement on the..." January 24

  • NHL Considering Prospect Showcase Before 2021 Draft

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With many junior leagues shut down throughout the world and playing time being limited for up-and-coming draft prospects due to the pandemic, there is talk of making some changes to the upcoming draft format. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, there is talk that the..." January 24

  • Canadian NHL teams request change to quarantine rule "Back in training camp, the standard for being cleared to participate for Canadian NHL teams was four negative COVID-19 tests in a seven-day span with players getting the green light to join on-ice activities on the eighth day.  That changed once the regular season started with the rule..." January 24

  • Maple Leafs great George Armstrong dead at 90

    Montreal Gazette "George Armstrong, who played more games than any other Maple Leaf and was captain of their last four Stanley Cup teams, died Sunday morning at age 90 the team said in a statement. “George is the part of the very fabric of the Leafs organization and will be deeply missed,”..." January 24

  • Toronto Maple Leafs Considering Additions At Forward

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Toronto Maple Leafs lost two-thirds of their top line when Joe Thornton and Auston Matthews were ruled out at the same time earlier this week, and now they might be looking for a little bit of a boost upfront. While Matthews isn’t expected out long with his minor..." January 24

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois insists John Tortorella wasn't the reason for trade request

    The Score "Pierre-Luc Dubois hasn't revealed the exact reason why he wanted to be traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets, but he did acknowledge that head coach John Tortorella wasn't a factor in his decision. Dubois was dealt to the Winnipeg Jets earlier on..." January 24

  • Four players, president of Brazilian soccer team Palmas killed in plane crash

    CBS Sports "Five members of Brazilian soccer club Palmas were killed in a plane crash Sunday morning, the team announced. A small plane that was carrying four players and the team president crashed while taking off ahead of a Brazilian cup match. President Lucas Meira, along with players Lucas Praxedes,..." January 24

  • Bayern Munich are in advanced talks for Dayot Upamecano

    Bavarian Football Works "Things are heating up on the transfer front for Bayern Munich. With David Alaba almost certain to leave the club this summer, the German Rekordmeister are looking for someone who can fill the gap he’ll leave in the defense. The prime target is none other than RB Leipzig’s..." January 24

  • Newcastle allowed DeAndre Yedlin’s work permit to expire

    Sounder At Heart "Among the conspicuous absences from Newcastle United’s 2-0 loss to Aston Villa on Saturday was DeAndre Yedlin. The Seattle native had started five straight Premier League games and had seemingly claimed the top spot on the depth chart after a rocky start to the season. That..." January 24

  • Chelsea monitoring Ousmane Dembélé contract situation at Barcelona

    We Ain't Got No History "Ousmane Dembélé has to be one of the more perplexing players in recent times. Despite his obvious phenomenal talent, he had never been able to quite establish himself at Barcelona, and that trend seemed likely to continue this season as well, until Ansu Fati’s unfortunate..." January 24

  • Manchester United and Liverpool will compete for Dayot Upamecano

    Mirror "Manchester United will go head-to-head with Liverpool for RB Leipzig's brilliant young defender Dayot Upamecano. The Old Trafford club could even be tempted into stealing a march on the Merseysiders in the race for the 23-year-old French international this month after Kop bosses..." January 24

  • Steve Sarkisian says Nick Saban will 'be OK' after losing coaches

    247 Sports "x New Texas head football coach Steve Sarkisian is finalizing his coaching staff in Austin and appears to be doing so by raiding the staff of his former boss, Alabama head coach Nick Saban. But while Sarkisian might be delivering a bit of a blow to the Crimson..." January 24

  • QB1 star Lance LeGendre decides on new school

    Larry Brown Sports "Former “QB1: Beyond the Lights” star Lance LeGendre has found a new home in college football. LeGendre announced on Friday that he is transferring to Louisiana Lafayette. LeGendre spent two seasons at Maryland. The redshirt freshman appeared in three games each..." January 24

  • Domani Jackson, No. 5 recruit in 2022 class, commits to USC

    ESPN "Five-star cornerback Domani Jackson announced his commitment to USC on Saturday, choosing the Trojans over Arizona State, Clemson, Michigan and Ohio State. Jackson is the No. 5-ranked prospect in the 2022 class and the No. 1 prospect from..." January 23

  • How Peyton Manning was involved in Tennessee athletics director search

    USA Today "eyton Manning was unaware that Danny White was on Donde Plowman's short list to be Tennessee's next athletics director. The legendary quarterback unknowingly pointed toward White when he spoke with the  University of Tennessee Chancellor about the AD..." January 23

  • Ohio State Buckeyes coach Ryan Day encouraged by returning players who put off NFL dreams

    Eleven Warriors "Not since the night Ohio State lost the national championship game had head coach Ryan Day spoken publicly about his team.  On Friday morning, two weeks after the 52-24 loss to Alabama, Day hopped on a Zoom with local media to preview the offseason. He discussed Greg..." January 22

  • Student reporter responds to Coach Mike Krzyzewski controversy

    Yardbarker "Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski was criticized for the way he treated a student reporter following Saturday night’s game. As you might expect, the student seemed a bit surprised by the exchange. Jake Piazza, an economics major who writes for the Duke Chronicle, asked Coach..." January 24

  • Michigan athletics on pause after COVID-19 variant detected on campus

    The Score "The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is immediately shutting down all Michigan athletic activities for up to two weeks after multiple student-athletes tested positive for the new COVID-19 B.1.1.7 variant, the school announced Saturday. The school..." January 24

  • HC Mike Krzyzewski gets testy with student reporter over postgame question

    Larry Brown Sports "Coach K got testy with a student reporter after Duke’s 70-65 loss to Louisville on Saturday. A student reporter asked Mike Krzyzewski during his postgame press conference where the team goes from here. Coach K took issue with the question. Rather than just say his Blue Devils..." January 24

  • Star Cade Cunningham sits due to COVID-19 protocols

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma State star freshman Cade Cunningham missed Saturday's game vs. No. 2 Baylor as the Bears cruised to a comfortable 81-66 win at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Cunningham was unable to play because of COVID-19 protocols, according to CBS announcer Tom McCarthy. The Cowboys were..." January 23

  • Nebraska men's basketball postpones fifth straight game due to COVID-19

    Yardbarker "The Nebraska Cornhuskers men's basketball program will remain idle through at least the end of January.  Nebraska confirmed on Friday that a matchup against the Penn State Nittany Lions scheduled for Jan. 30 has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues that have..." January 22