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  • Report: White Sox discussing trade for Joc Pederson January 20, 2019
    A number of teams are making calls about Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson these days, as is the general nature of the offseason. Per Jason Kinander of FanSided, there have been some preliminary trade discussions between the Dodgers and the White Sox, though a formal deal doesn't appear imminent and any potential competition from other clubs […]
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  • Report: Kareem Hunt expected to have a job 'sooner rather than later' January 20, 2019
    Report: Kareem Hunt expected to have a job 'sooner rather than later' originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Kareem Hunt might not be a free agent for too much longer. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Hunt is expected to have a job "sooner rather than later." In the Bears' end-of-season press conference, head coach Matt Nagy didn't […]
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  • Report: Yankees, Reds finalizing trade for Sonny Gray January 20, 2019
    Barring physicals and roster reshuffling, the Yankees and Reds are all but ready to finalize a deal involving right-hander Sonny Gray, Fancred's Jon Heyman reported Saturday. The exact return has not been confirmed, but Heyman hears that the Yankees will receive top infield prospect Shed Long and a draft pick in exchange for Gray, with […]
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  • 'Feisty' Collins stuns 2016 champ Kerber at Australian Open January 20, 2019
    Anyone unfamiliar with Danielle Collins - and that could be forgiven, really, considering her 0-5 mark at majors until this Australian Open - got a sense of what she's all about during her surprisingly easy upset of former No. 1 Angelique Kerber. Not just the 6-0, 6-2 scoreline Sunday that eliminated a three-time Grand Slam […]
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  • How¬†Stefanos Tsitsipas unsettled Roger Federer to deny legend's pursuit of 100th career title in Australia January 20, 2019
    Tsitsipas saved two break points in a dramatic opening game against Federer, saved four more across two lengthy service games in the second set and then four set points at 4-5. The Greek youngster lived a charm life at times but, by forcing Federer to play one more shot, kept himself alive in the game […]
    The Telegraph
  • Chiefs will soon have to pay big money to keep their nucleus together January 20, 2019
    Good news, Chiefs: You've put together a potent ground of talented players. Starting with receiver Tyreek Hill and continuing with quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who in one season as a starter has become the best player in the league, the Chiefs will need to dig deep to properly compensate their top stars via second contracts that […]
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  • Maria Sharapova refuses to answer questions over meldonium use after crashing out of Australian Open January 20, 2019
    When Sharapova first revealed the details of her positive test, she said that she had used the drug because of a magnesium deficiency and a family history of diabetes. Coincidentally or not, her effectiveness in deciding sets has fallen since she stopped taking it, from a 76 per cent success rate beforehand to 52 per […]
    The Telegraph
  • Morgan Burnett wants the Steelers to release him January 20, 2019
    Morgan Burnett signed a three-year deal with the Steelers last March, but he hopes that it comes to an end before he's been a member of the team for a full year. Burnett told Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that he wants to be released from the deal before the 2019 league year begins in […]
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  • Nadal wary of 'dangerous' giant-killer Tiafoe after Berdych rout January 20, 2019
    Rampant Rafael Nadal battered ex-world number four Tomas Berdych Sunday but said he would be taking a step into the unknown against "dangerous" Frances Tiafoe in the Australian Open quarter-finals. The Spanish 17-time Grand Slam winner dismissed the unseeded Czech 6-0, 6-1, 7-6 (7/4) to tear into the last eight without dropping a tournament set. […]
  • Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into Open quarters January 20, 2019
    World number two Angelique Kerber was sensationally bundled out of the Australian Open Sunday by a woman playing the event for the first time, as a rampant Rafael Nadal powered into the quarter-finals. Hometown hero Ashleigh Barty also made the last eight after muscling past Maria Sharapova and will next meet Petra Kvitova, who matched […]
  • Lonzo Ball carried off court after scary ankle injury, X-rays reveal no fractures January 20, 2019
    Lonzo Ball exited the Los Angeles Lakers' game early on Saturday after what appeared to be a serious left ankle injury suffered during a collision with Houston Rockets forward James Ennis. Ball was immediately carried off the court by teammates and reportedly had to be taken for X-rays in a wheelchair. The Lakers gave a […]
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  • Why Dodgers might pick A.J. Pollock over Bryce Harper in MLB free agency January 20, 2019
    Why Dodgers might pick A.J. Pollock over Bryce Harper in MLB free agency originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com When the Dodgers traded Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp to the Reds last month, it sparked speculation that the team was clearing space in its outfield to sign Bryce Harper. What if it was for A.J. Pollock instead, […]
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  • Two mystery teams talking to Manny Machado January 20, 2019
    The Phillies and White Sox have dominated much of the conversation around free agent Manny Machado this winter, but Andy Martino of SNY says that they may have some stiff competition as the clock winds down to Opening Day. There's little sense in putting any stock in these kinds of rumors, of course, but it'll […]
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  • Paint schemes for 2019 Cup Series January 20, 2019
    We're less than a month away from the Daytona 500 on Feb. 17. That means teams are slowly starting to reveal the cars Cup Series drivers will be race throughout the season. Here's a look at paint schemes that have been confirmed so far.
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  • Report: Yankees could be in on Nolan Arenado January 20, 2019
    The Yankees appear to have moved on from free agent Manny Machado this winter, but could they be turning their attention to Rockies superstar Nolan Arenado? No official comments have been made to the press yet, though, and it's not clear whether the Yankees would prefer to pursue Arenado prior to the 2019 season or […]
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