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Free-agent outfielder Michael Brantley is reportedly staying with the Houston Astros.

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  • Aaron Rodgers: 'My future is a beautiful mystery'

    The Score "Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are again one win away from reaching the Super Bowl. But circumstances are different this time. Rodgers is 37 years old and playing in his 16th season, and the Packers drafted his potential replacement last spring. He may not get..." January 20

  • Buccaneers Try To Set Aside Week Six Blowout Of Green Bay

    Pro Football Talk "Last Sunday, the Buccaneers beat a team that had beaten them twice during the 2020 regular season. That helps the Buccaneers realize that, despite blowing out the Packers in Week Six, a different outcome could happen in the NFC Championship rematch. “It was the same thing as the..." January 20

  • Chiefs: 2 major X-factors for AFC Championship Game vs. Bills

    Clutch Points "The Kansas City Chiefs look to reach their second straight Super Bowl on Sunday, and the only team left in their way is the Buffalo Bills. Patrick Mahomes had to leave the game early last week against the Cleveland Browns, but all signs point to the..." January 20

  • Tickets For NFL Conference Championship Games Are Crazy Expensive

    Total Pro Sports "The COVID-19 pandemic has limited the amount of fans who will be allowed into stadiums for games this year, and that still remains true in the postseason. The secondary market for tickets is starting to become a perfect storm for sellers as Super Bowl LV nears. It is so good that the..." January 20

  • Deshaun Watson trade could net Texans return similar to Herschel Walker

    Sportsnaut "If a Deshaun Watson trade does in fact occur over the next several weeks, it will shake up the foundation of the NFL as we know it. Said blockbuster would also create a new beginning for the Houston Texans.  By now, it’s already known that Watson wants out of dodge...." January 20

  • Bradley Beal battling NBA to call off next Wizards game amid outbreak

    Clutch Points "Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal is calling in the big guns, as the team continues to battle a full-blown COVID-19 outbreak within its ranks. According to the two-time All-Star, the Wizards are now going to request the NBPA to step in as the team continues to try and convince the..." January 20

  • Kyrie Irving flips ring finger to remind haters of championship

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, and it was a special occasion for former Cavs superstar Kyrie Irving. Prior to tipoff, the Cavs played a video tribute for the six-time All-Star, who along with LeBron James, led Cleveland to a historic..." January 20

  • Cleveland Cavaliers to play tribute video for ‘franchise legend’ Kyrie Irving

    Cleveland.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to pay tribute to Kyrie Irving with a video during the first quarter of Wednesday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, sources tell cleveland.com. The video, which has been in the vault for years, is scheduled to run at the first media timeout..." January 20

  • Karl Malone Shares The Story Of When He Wanted To Kick Chris Webber’s A**

    Fadeaway World "Karl Malone and Chris Webber were big friends and rivals whenever they clashed on the court. They want at it on uncountable occasions, always trying to prevail over one another, as Malone has stated before. They are two of the best power forwards the league has seen and their duels were..." January 20

  • LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo are set to resume their rivalry

    NBA.com "December 19, 2019, feels like a lifetime ago. The 24-4 Los Angeles Lakers entered Fiserv Forum to take on the 24-4 Milwaukee Bucks. The league's two best teams coming together for an early-season meeting that also pitted the current MVP entering his prime..." January 20

  • Blue Jays could still pursue Trevor Bauer

    Larry Brown Sports "The free-spending Toronto Blue Jays may not be done yet in the free agent market. The Blue Jays signed outfielder George Springer to a $150 million deal on Tuesday in one of the biggest moves of the offseason. There was some thought that such a significant financial..." January 20

  • Blue Jays in preliminary talks to start season in Dunedin

    Tampa Bay Times "George Springer's first season with the Toronto Blue Jays might begin in Florida. The Blue Jays have had preliminary talks with the city of Dunedin about starting their 2021 home schedule at TD Ballpark, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay..." January 20

  • Angels join Mets, Blue Jays in Brad Hand pursuit

    The Score "The Los Angeles Angels are interested in free-agent closer Brad Hand, sources told Robert Murray of FanSided. Hand would serve as the Angels' second major addition to the relief corps this offseason after they acquired right-hander Raisel..." January 20

  • Twins agree to 1-year, $8M deal with J.A. Happ

    ESPN "Veteran left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a one-year deal, pending a physical, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan. Financial terms weren't immediately available. Happ, a free agent, will remain in the American League after..." January 20

  • Red Sox deeply troubled by former executive Jared Porter's illicit behavior

    Sentinel Source "During his 12 years with the Red Sox, Jared Porter never violated the club’s workplace policies, Sox president Sam Kennedy told the Herald on Tuesday. Porter, the New York Mets’ general manager who was fired Tuesday after it was revealed he sent unsolicited nude pictures..." January 20

  • Alex Ovechkin among 4 Capitals added to NHL's COVID-19 list

    Sportsnet "Four Washington Capitals players were added to the NHL's COVID Protocol List Wednesday, headlined by captain Alex Ovechkin. Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov and Ilya Samsonov were the three other players added to the list. " January 20

  • Sens' Brady Tkachuk says he's not focused on contract extension yet

    The Score "The Ottawa Senators and franchise winger Brady Tkachuk aren't prioritizing contract talks in the early stages of the 2021 NHL season. "I love it here. I love the people here, love the community," Tkachuk said during his media availability Wednesday,..." January 20

  • 6 Players over 30 We Want to See Lift the Stanley Cup

    Bleacher Report "It's one of the hardest sports trophies to win. And when each and every NHL playoff tournament ends, there's a particularly poignant moment when a championship team's popular first-timer has the Stanley Cup handed to him for a celebratory skate. Steven..." January 20

  • Stars place D Julius Honka on waivers

    TSN "The Dallas Stars placed defenceman Julius Honka on waivers Wednesday. Honka returned the Stars this off-season on a one-year, two-way contract after spending last season in Finland with JyP HT Jyvaskyla. He had four goals and 15 points in 46 games. " January 20

  • Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews ‘pumped’ NHL has reverted to non-tech pucks

    Sportsnet "What’s old is new again. And Auston Matthews is just one of several NHL players happy to see it. On Tuesday, the National Hockey League pulled its high-tech pucks loaded with tracking chips from games due to user complaint. Heading into..." January 20

  • Five likely destinations for RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano, Europe's most in demand defender

    CBS Sports "Dayot Upamecano is highly likely to leave RB Leipzig at the end of this season and the France international will be available for $51 million due to a clause in his contract with the German Bundesliga title chasers. According to CBS Sports insider Fabrizio Romano, Julian..." January 20

  • Chelsea ideal next manager: Bundesliga-bred, experienced, with ‘clear tactical philosophy’

    We Ain't Got No History "Pictured at the top are Julian Nagelsmann and Ralf Rangnick, then of TSG Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig, respectively, and now of RB Leipzig and of pseudo-retirement, respectively, and they are just two of the names who supposedly fit Chelsea’s bill for the club’s next manager if (when?)..." January 20

  • EPL investigating West Brom, West Ham over Snodgrass agreement

    talk sport "The Premier League is investigating an agreement between West Ham and West Brom over Robert Snodgrass’ transfer after an admission from Sam Allardyce on Tuesday night. Allardyce’s Baggies side were beaten 2-1 by the Hammers at London Stadium, but Snodgrass did..." January 20

  • Contract extension expected for Bayern Munich phenom Torben Rhein

    Bavarian Football Works "Bayern Munich’s depth chart in the midfield is exceptionally deep at the moment, but there are a lot of rumors which indicate Corentin Tolisso, Javi Martinez, and Tiago Dantas could all be joining Angelo Stiller in leaving Säbener Straße this summer. With whispers of..." January 20

  • Everton loan Ellis Simms to Blackpool

    Royal Blue Mersey "Everton under-23s striker Ellis Simms has joined Blackpool on loan for the rest of the season. This is the first career loan move for Simms, 20, who has yet to make his first team debut but has made the substitutes’ bench four times under Carlo Ancelotti so..." January 20

  • Larry Scott finally fired as Pac-12 commissioner

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pac-12 will finally have some new leadership. Larry Scott was fired as commissioner of the Pac-12 on Wednesday. CEOs of the conference finished a meeting that led to the decision. Scott sent an email to the Pac-12 athletic directors, telling them it was a mutual..." January 20

  • How Sarah Fuller became part of Joe Biden-Kamala Harris inauguration

    USA Today "Sarah Fuller went from Vanderbilt soccer player to a featured guest in the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris inauguration celebration in less than two months. She will appear on “Celebrating America,” a television show, which begins at 8:30 p.m. ET Wednesday. That’s..." January 20

  • Henry To’o To’o among starters leaving Tennessee after Jeremy Pruitt's firing

    Rocky Top Talk "One of the worst case scenarios for Tennessee is playing out right before our very eyes. An investigation that dragged out to a month after the season resulted in the firing of head coach Jeremy Pruitt. That, in turn, has several players wondering what their next move might be. For..." January 20

  • Will Muschamp could land staff role at Georgia?

    Larry Brown Sports "Former South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp is looking for a new job, and there’s increasing speculation he may find one at his alma mater. According to multiple reports, Muschamp has been seen frequently at Georgia’s football facilities throughout the week. Chip Towers..." January 20

  • These college football players will replace top stars who departed early for the 2021 NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "One of the final steps in closing the book on the previous season is the NFL Draft deadline. College football underclassmen who are draft-eligible had until Monday to file declaration papers with the league, and while there is a 72-hour period for players to reconsider their decision before the..." January 20

  • College basketball players who were snubbed from rankings

    CBS Sports "With 357 teams comprising Division I college basketball, there was only room for 0.28 players per team on our list of the sport's top 101 players that was published in November. Sure, the Ivy League and a couple other teams have since dropped out of the 2020-21 season, but when..." January 20

  • Federal judge rules in favor of Zion Williamson, deems marketing deal void

    The Score "A federal judge in North Carolina granted New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson partial judgment on Wednesday in his lawsuit against Gina Ford and Prime Sports Marketing, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach. The judge ruled that the deal Williamson signed..." January 20

  • NCAA announces dates for preliminary March Madness rounds

    ESPN "The NCAA announced on Tuesday its dates for the preliminary rounds of the 2021 men's basketball tournament, which will take place entirely in Indianapolis and its surrounding areas. The tournament will tip off Thursday, March 18, with the First Four games. The first round will..." January 19

  • Penn State men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry incurs $10,000 fine, public reprimand

    Centre Daily Times "Penn State men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry earned Penn State an institutional fine of $10,000 from the Big Ten and a public reprimand for his actions following Penn State’s loss to Purdue on Sunday. “We are disappointed in Jim Ferry’s actions..." January 19

  • Boston College-Virginia Tech men's basketball game postponed due to COVID-19

    CBS Boston " The contest between Boston College and Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball teams scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed, due to a positive COVID-19 test within the BC program. The Atlantic Coast Conference made the announcement on Tuesday, noting that contact..." January 19