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  • Rams head to Super Bowl with C.J. Anderson, not Todd Gurley, carrying the load

    Pro Football Talk "Todd Gurley spent 2018 being hailed as an MVP candidate. C.J. Anderson spent 2018 getting cut by the Broncos, the Panthers and the Raiders. And now they’re teammates, and with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line, the Rams trusted Anderson more. Anderson out-played Gurley in..." January 20

  • Rams' 57-yard FG in OT seals Super Bowl LIII berth

    NFL.com "The Los Angeles Rams are back in the Super Bowl. And they needed overtime to get there. Greg Zuerlein connected on a 57-yard field goal as the Rams edged the top-seeded Saints, 26-23, in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday in New Orleans. They will face the winner of Patriots-Chiefs..." January 20

  • Patrick Mahomes has bag checked by stadium security before AFC Championship

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s hard to believe Patrick Mahomes has only been a starting quarterback in the NFL for one season when you look at everything he has accomplished. Heck, the guy hasn’t even been around long enough for security at Arrowhead Stadium to give him a free pass. A couple of..." January 20

  • Crowd noise a major story early in NFC Championship Game

    The Score "Mercedes-Benz Superdome is rocking for the 2019 NFC Championship. The New Orleans Saints lead the Los Angeles Rams 13-10 at halftime, perhaps partially due to its passionate fan base. The Rams were having difficulty dealing with the crowd noise early on, totaling just 15..." January 20

  • Tom Brady: 'I'm the baddest mother-[expletive] on the planet'

    247 Sports "Tom Brady is pretty fired up heading into this AFC Championship with the Kansas City Chiefs.  Immediately following New England's win over the Chargers to stamp their ticket to Arrowhead Stadium for a chance to advance to Super Bowl LIII, Brady showed some venom toward the..." January 20

  • Mikolas open to extension talks with Cards

    MLB.com "Miles Mikolas said on Sunday that he is open to discussing the possibility of a contract extension with the Cardinals before he hits free agency, and he will put no parameters on when those discussions can take place. Mikolas is one of three members of the club's projected Opening..." January 20

  • Dodgers, Giants among teams targeting Josh Harrison

    The Score "A lack of interest isn't why versatile infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison hasn't inked a contract for 2019 yet. The Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Angels, Philadelphia Phillies, and Tampa Bay Rays are all eyeing the 31-year-old, Jon Heyman of Fancred..." January 20

  • Cubs Have Considered Trading Ben Zobrist

    MLB Trade Rumors "With the bullpen-needy Cubs facing a budget crunch, acquiring even a mid-tier reliever would require removing payroll from elsewhere on their roster, per Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic (subscription required). Thus, as the Cubs look for ways to improve this offseason with little to no spending..." January 20

  • Reds trying to extend Gray as part of trade with Yankees

    The Score "The Cincinnati Reds want to keep Sonny Gray around beyond 2019. The Reds have all but finalized a trade with the New York Yankees to acquire Gray, but completion of the long-rumored deal is being delayed while the Reds and Gray negotiate a contract extension, according to Jon Heyman..." January 20

  • Is Nashville ready for a MLB franchise? Meet the man with a plan

    USA Today "Can you picture a fastball coming off the hand of a New York Yankees pitcher and hear the crack of it being hit by a Nashville batter? Can you see that ball sailing over the fence, then gaze beyond the outfield seats and across the Cumberland River at the downtown skyline of the..." January 20

  • New York Islanders Could Be Buyers At Trade Deadline

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Just a few weeks ago, most people felt the New York Islanders would be sellers at the deadline as the team has a number of players ready to hit unrestricted free agency at the end of the season, including Jordan Eberle, Brock Nelson, Anders Lee, Valtteri Filppula as well as goaltender Robin..." January 20

  • Burns thriving on Sharks with kindred spirits Pavelski, Karlsson

    NHL.com "Brent Burns had no idea what was going on when the San Jose Sharks gathered in their locker room at their practice facility one day this month. The players' fathers were there, in town for their annual trip with the team, and a video started playing. It showed footage shot from a..." January 20

  • Dougie Hamilton addresses innuendo that followed him out of Calgary

    Sportsnet "Dougie Hamilton wants to set the record straight. He’s not a huge fan of museums. "Not really," chuckled the Hurricanes defenceman following Sunday morning skate in Edmonton. Too bad, as the 25-year-old was welcomed to Raleigh last summer with..." January 20

  • Bennett growing into role with Pacific Division-leading Flames

    NHL.com "Sam Bennett's journey to become an effective, hard-to-play-against forward for the Calgary Flames this season had its speed bumps and detours. It even had a spell where the No. 4 pick of the 2014 NHL Draft sensed he was off course. "Before, I think I was kind of..." January 20

  • Canucks' Pettersson returns after 5-game absence

    TSN "The Vancouver Canucks (22-21-6) are expected to get a boost this afternoon as scoring leader Elias Pettersson is likely to return to the line-up against the Detroit Red Wings (18-24-7) at Rogers Arena. The 20-year-old has missed five games with a knee sprain suffered early in the..." January 20

  • Alabama's Quinnen Williams: My First NFL Paycheck??

    TMZ "Quinnen Williams is about to make his grandma VERY happy ... 'cause the Alabama superstar says with his first NFL paycheck -- a gift for grams is on the way!!! "I think I'm going to buy my grandma a car," the DT tells TMZ Sports. Quinnen's projected to..." January 20

  • Sam Ehlinger’s brother Jake commits to Texas

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns secured a commitment from a familiar name. Jake Ehlinger, the brother of Texas quarterback Sam, announced on Saturday that he has committed to Texas. Jake is a linebacker in the class of 2019 and played for Westlake High School in Austin, like his..." January 20

  • Former Tennessee quarterback Tee Martin joins the Volunteers as an assistant coach

    Knoxville News Sentinel "It's official. Tee Martin has returned. Tennessee announced the hire of Martin as an assistant coach on Saturday, confirming news first reported by ESPN on Tuesday. Martin joins Jeremy Pruitt's staff 20 years after helping lead Tennessee past Florida State in the..." January 20

  • QB Casey Thompson will reportedly return to Texas

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns’ quarterback room got some good news Friday, with quarterback Casey Thompson opting to return to school. Thompson, a freshman, had previously entered his name into the transfer portal, but following the departures of two of his fellow backups, he has opted to..." January 19

  • NFL scouts reportedly not high on Clemson’s Dexter Lawrence

    Sportsnaut "Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence is reportedly sliding down boards around the league ahead of the 2019 NFL Draft. Matt Miller of Bleacher Report noted Friday that some scouts are not high on Lawrence’s talent as it translates to the NFL game. Two-fold..." January 19

  • Zion Williamson has no plans to shut down Duke career: 'I'd be letting a lot of people down'

    Yahoo! Sports "Shut it down? Are you kidding? Don’t shut it down, Zion Williamson. Throw it down. Keep playing. Keep winning. Keep flying and swatting and dunking and spinning and scoring. Keep sending the Cameron Crazies into ecstasy. Keep joking with your Duke teammates in the locker..." January 20

  • Kenny Smith: Scottie Pippen's Wrong Zion Shouldn't Sit Out!

    TMZ "Zion Williamson needs to IGNORE Scottie Pippen's advice and NOT sit out the rest of the college basketball season because it could hurt his development ... so says Kenny Smith.  "When you play, you get an opportunity to hone your craft," Smith tells TMZ Sports ......" January 20

  • USC Song Girls Booted From Basketball Games By AD Lynn Swann

    The Big Lead "I have a hard time relating to the sort of person who would think, of the USC Song Girls, “I gotta get them out of here.” And so I can’t come up with even much of a hypothesis for why USC athletic director Lynn Swann has banished the Song Girls from USC basketball..." January 19

  • UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Kevin Ollie

    ESPN "The University of Connecticut has announced it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules under former basketball coach Kevin Ollie. The school said it also will restrict its recruiting by limiting official and..." January 18

  • Michigan's Brazdeikis on Duke: 'We feel like we’re definitely better'

    The Score "The top-ranked Duke Blue Devils (14-2) have created buzz around college basketball thanks to the strong play of Zion Williamson and their star-studded freshman class. But the Michigan Wolverines are right below them, and first-year forward Ignas Brazdeikis believes his team is just as..." January 18