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Jan 19

2018 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Shortstop Tiers 1.0

Relax. It’s not so bad anymore. Though a relative wasteland just 3-4 years ago, an influx of talent has redeemed shortstop to the point it’s not a slam dunk that multi-eligible players like Alex Bregman and Marwin Gonzalez should be started there. Don’t get me wrong: It’s still weak –

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Jan 19

WATCH: Texans’ J.J. Watt is running again for first time since breaking leg in October

On Thursday, Texans superstar pass-rusher J.J. Watt took an important step in his comeback. For the first time since his tibial plateau fracture back in October, which ended his 2017 season, Watt is running again.  Watt shared a video of himself runnin…

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Jan 19

Falcons GM says the top offseason priority is an extension for Matt Ryan

The Atlanta Falcons’ 2017 season came to a disappointing end last week with a 15-10 loss to the Eagles. Atlanta went to the Super Bowl last year behind one of the best offenses in NFL history, but throughout this season and in their playoff loss, the offense failed to recapture the same magic it

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Jan 18

NFC Championship Game odds: Vikings-Eagles playoff pick from expert who’s 51-28 on NFL totals

The Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles meet Sunday in the NFC Championship Game. After pulling off a miraculous win over New Orleans last week, the Vikings are three-point favorites this week, down half-a-point from where it opened. The over-und…

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Jan 18

2018 NFL playoff odds, picks: Jaguars shock Patriots, Vikings outlast Eagles

More than four months after the journey began for 32 teams we’re now down to four. You could have been in a coma pretty much at any point this century and come out guessing that Tom Brady was a game away from the Super Bowl. What nobody saw coming — the three other quarterbacks taking part in the

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Jan 18

Rockets reportedly unhappy Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers weren’t punished

The Rockets’ and Clippers’ frustrations with each other continue to boil over two days after their in-game fight and Houston’s attempted postgame locker-room entry. Suspensions were handed down Wednesday with only two players — both Rockets — being punished. Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green

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Jan 18

Steelers to hire Randy Fichtner as OC after Ben Roethlisberger lobbies for him

Earlier on Wednesday, three days after the Jaguars ended their season in stunning fashion, the Steelers parted ways with long-time offensive coordinator Todd Haley. By Wednesday night, they zeroed in on his replacement.  The Steelers will promote quart…

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Jan 18

Why the White Sox should absolutely trade for the Marlins’ home-run sculpture

Listen, if you don’t see this as a righteous purveyor of civic uplift …  … Then, rather than being a mere part of the problem, you are the problem made human. Not many opinions double as objective facts, but here’s one: The Marlins’ home-run sculpture is an unalloyed delight, and we as

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Jan 18

NFL Playoff odds and picks, 2018: Advanced computer model loving Under in Jaguars-Patriots

The NFC and AFC Championship Games in the NFL playoffs on Sunday will attract bets from average Joes to professional bettors. The Patriots are nine-point favorites over the Jaguars and the Vikings are three-point favorites over the Eagles. Both lines h…

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Jan 18

Jets fire offensive coordinator John Morton, reportedly considering QB coach Bates

Jets coach Todd Bowles survived the 2017 season, but his offensive coordinator wasn’t so lucky. On Wednesday, the Jets fired John Morton. “We appreciate John’s contributions and wish him the best moving forward,” Bowles said in a statement.  That was the only statement offered in the

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Jan 18

Rockets-Clippers fight: No penalties for Chris Paul, James Harden, Blake Griffin

Chris Paul and James Harden have avoided facing any kind of punishment from the NBA for their roles in a postgame kerfuffle involving several Rockets players trying to barge into the Clippers locker room following a loss to Los Angeles at Staples Cente…

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Jan 18

NBA games Wednesday, scores, highlights, updates: Lakers lose another without Lonzo

After only four games on Tuesday, the NBA was back with 10 games — a full slate — on  Wednesday. We’ll have all the scores and highlights from the night’s action. Here we go. NBA scores for Wednesday, Jan. 17 All times Eastern Washington Wizards 109, Charlotte Hornets 133 (box score) Detroit

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Jan 18

NFL playoffs 2018: How to watch, live stream the AFC Championship on CBS All Access

Want to watch the NFL on CBS but don’t have cable? CBS All Access has partnered with the NFL so you can stream local market games to your computer, tablet or OTT device. It’s a concerted effort to allow viewers to watch football wherever they’re at, all without needing a cable or satellite

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Jan 18

Tom Brady limited at Patriots practice, skips media session with right hand injury

It’s not quite the time to sound the alarms in New England, but it is time to keep a watchful eye on the Patriots’ injury report leading up to Sunday’s AFC title game against the Jaguars. Forty-year-old quarterback and soon-to-be MVP Tom Brady is on it. On Wednesday, the Patriots announced

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Jan 18

Fantasy Basketball Stock Watch: Jarrett Jack, Zach LaVine, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson trending up

Every two weeks, we’ll take a look around the league at whose stock is moving up, and whose is on the way down. We’ll be reacting to the latest news and performances, with an eye on who might be for real and who is just on a hot streak.   De’Aaron Fox, SAC; Cory Joseph, IND; Isaiah Canaan

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Jan 18

Jarvis Landry calls contract discussions with Dolphins ‘disrespectful’

Jarvis Landry enters the 2018 offseason without a contract, which means his time in Miami might be coming to an abrupt and potentially ugly ending. This week, Landry told the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson that the Dolphins’ handling of his contract situation has been “disrespectful.”

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