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Edinson Volquez's brother stabbed to death in Dominican Republic - USA TODAY

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:15

USA TODAY

Edinson Volquez's brother stabbed to death in Dominican Republic
USA TODAY
Miami Marlins pitcher Edinson Volquez, whose father passed away hours before he started Game 1 of the 2015 World Series, has lost another member of his immediate family under tragic circumstances. Volquez's younger brother, Brandy Volquez, was ...
Veteran pitcher's heartache grows as brother reportedly stabbed to deathNew York Post
Report: Edinson Volquez's brother stabbed to death in the Dominican RepublicCBSSports.com
Brother of former Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez stabbed to deathKansas City Star
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Wil Myers, Padres finalize $83 million, 6-year contract - USA TODAY

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 17:38

USA TODAY

Wil Myers, Padres finalize $83 million, 6-year contract
USA TODAY
SAN DIEGO (AP) — First baseman Wil Myers and the San Diego Padres finalized an $83 million, six-year contract on Tuesday, the largest deal in the team's history. The 26-year-old Myers hit 28 homers and drove in 94 runs last season and also stole 28 ...
Padres sign Wil Myers to six-year, $83 million extensionThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Wil Myers, Padres Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, ReactionBleacher Report
Padres, Wil Myers agree to 6-year extension worth reported $83MSporting News
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Sources: 49ers plan to offer Kyle Shanahan head coach job - ESPN

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 17:06

ESPN

Sources: 49ers plan to offer Kyle Shanahan head coach job
ESPN
The San Francisco 49ers plan to offer their head-coaching job to Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan once Atlanta's season ends, sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter. Shanahan is interested in the job but is currently focused on Sunday's ...
49ers zeroing in on Falcons' Kyle Shanahan in coaching searchUSA TODAY
49ers to Offer Head Coaching Job to Falcons Coordinator Kyle Shanahan, per ReportFOXSports.com
49ers to reportedly offer Kyle Shanahan their coaching job when Falcons' season endsCBSSports.com
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Elite quarterbacks hold key to Super Bowl tickets - Yahoo Sports

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 17:05

Yahoo Sports

Elite quarterbacks hold key to Super Bowl tickets
Yahoo Sports
Jan 14, 2017; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the fourth quarter in the AFC Divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg M.
2017 Super Bowl early line: Patriots big favorites over both NFC teamsCBSSports.com
Rodgers, Ryan present their own unique challengesESPN (blog)
Aaron Rodgers taking 'precautions' not to make family drama worseNew York Daily News
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Clemson's Ben Boulware got a tattoo on his Achilles to stick it to Desmond Howard - Sports Illustrated

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:45

Sports Illustrated

Clemson's Ben Boulware got a tattoo on his Achilles to stick it to Desmond Howard
Sports Illustrated
Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware was a massive part of the team's national championship run. He served as a captain was all over the field during the title game against Alabama. He's a great player on a great defense, but a slight from ESPN's Desmond ...
Ben Boulware covers Clemson's 'Achilles heel' with trophy tattooESPN (blog)
Clemson LB Ben Boulware got the perfect championship tattooFOXSports.com
Ben Boulware gets trophy tattoo on achilles as epic response to Desmond Howard's criticismUSA TODAY
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President Obama pardons Willie McCovey for tax evasion - USA TODAY

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:56

USA TODAY

President Obama pardons Willie McCovey for tax evasion
USA TODAY
One day after the Chicago Cubs jokingly “pardoned” President Obama for his White Sox fandom, the outgoing president issued a real pardon to baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey. McCovey was among the 273 commutations and pardons announced by ...
President Obama pardons Hall of Famer Willie McCoveyNew York Daily News
Willie McCovey: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.com
Willie McCovey among those pardoned by ObamaThe Mercury News
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Jack Capuano fired as coach of Islanders - NHL.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:48

NHL.com

Jack Capuano fired as coach of Islanders
NHL.com
The New York Islanders fired coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday and replaced him with assistant general manager Doug Weight. The Islanders, who advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season, are 17-17-8, last in the Eastern ...
Firing of Jack Capuano has everything to do with keeping John TavaresESPN (blog)
Islanders fire Jack Capuano as fall guy for Garth Snow's errorsNew York Post
Capuano firing the beginning of the end for Garth SnowYahoo Sports
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Cowboys delay talk of Tony Romo's future, likely knowing answer - FOXSports.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:45

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Cowboys delay talk of Tony Romo's future, likely knowing answer
FOXSports.com
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Those closest to Tony Romo on the Cowboys aren't ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because they know the likely final answer. After 156 games and franchise bests of 34,183 yards passing and 248 ...
Why Tony Romo won't let Jerry Jones keep him on the Cowboys, leaving this team as great option for tradeDallas News (blog)
Oh, snap: Madden '17 Twitter account throws some high shade at Jerry Jones, Tony RomoYahoo Sports
Jerry Jones: Cowboys have 'a lot to think about' with Tony RomomySanAntonio.com
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San Diego moving companies to Bolts: We won't help - NFL.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:19

CNN

San Diego moving companies to Bolts: We won't help
NFL.com
The Chargers announced last week that they will relocate to Los Angeles, a decision that severs ties with the city of San Diego after 55 years together. The move prompted a loud and passionate outcry from local fans who have supported the team for ...
Anthony Lynn credits Bill Walsh's commitment to minority coachesNBCSports.com
Anthony Lynn to Chargers: Top Takeaways from Introductory Press ConferenceBleacher Report
Philip Rivers to 49ers? QB quashes trade rumorsThe Mercury News
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Tuesday's PM Hot Clicks: Shannon Harris; Roger Goodell is scared - Sports Illustrated

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:12

Sports Illustrated

Tuesday's PM Hot Clicks: Shannon Harris; Roger Goodell is scared
Sports Illustrated
Are You Chicken? Roger Goodell is passing on the Patriots game ... again. 0:51 | NFL. Roger Goodell is passing on the Patriots game ... again. Roger Goodell skipped the Patriots game last Saturday in favor of going to Atlanta. With the Pats and Falcons ...
Roger Goodell will not make trip to Gillette Stadium for AFC title gameESPN (blog)
Roger Goodell needs to head to New England and face the musicYahoo Sports
Roger Goodell is going out of his way to not see Patriots in AFC title gameCBSSports.com
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2017 Super Bowl early line: Patriots big favorites over both NFC teams - CBSSports.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:39

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2017 Super Bowl early line: Patriots big favorites over both NFC teams
CBSSports.com
There are just four teams remaining in the NFL playoffs, a delightful compendium of elite offensive talent that features four of the best quarterbacks in football -- Aaron Rodgers , Tom Brady , Matt Ryan and Ben Roethlisberger -- squaring off with a ...
A Super Bowl field that even Donald Trump can supportUSA TODAY
NFL Power Rankings: Julio? Le'Veon? Ranking the 20 most important non-QBs left in playoffsYahoo Sports
NFL Conference Championship Odds: Patriots Favorites To Go All The WayNESN.com
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Roger Goodell needs to head to New England and face the music - Yahoo Sports

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:35

Yahoo Sports

Roger Goodell needs to head to New England and face the music
Yahoo Sports
To the surprise of no one, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will attend the NFC championship game this weekend in Atlanta. It will be the second week in a row he'll attend a Falcons home playoff game. In this case, geographic diversity was not on the table.
New Faces, Same Outcome, Texans Takeaways from 2016FOXSports.com
Roger Goodell will not make trip to Gillette Stadium for AFC title gameESPN (blog)
Roger Goodell is going out of his way to not see Patriots in AFC title gameCBSSports.com
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Obama appoints Valerie Jarrett, Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes to posts - Washington Examiner (blog)

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:31

Obama appoints Valerie Jarrett, Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes to posts
Washington Examiner (blog)
President Obama might be done in the White House in three days, but that doesn't mean he's not going to make sure some his top administration officials and favorite athletes don't get plum assignments first. The White House released a list of new ...

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Ezekiel Elliott earns PFWA rookie of the year honors over Dak Prescott - Dallas News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:58

Dallas News

Ezekiel Elliott earns PFWA rookie of the year honors over Dak Prescott
Dallas News
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) hands the ball off to Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) during the first quarter of their divisional playoff game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday, January 15, 2017 in Arlington, Texas ...
Ezekiel Elliott will chase Eric Dickerson's rushing record in 2017ESPN (blog)
Ezekiel Elliott, Joey Bosa earn 1st rookie of the year awards from PFWASB Nation
Bosa Named PFWA Defensive Rookie of the YearChargers.com
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Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers have become putting-team-on-back models - Sporting News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:48

Sporting News

Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers have become putting-team-on-back models
Sporting News
January 17, 2017 1:41pm EST January 17, 2017 1:41pm EST The elite receivers are on the other teams. Their own top targets are hurt. It doesn't matter to Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, and it never has. Tom_Brady_Aaron_Rodgers_Getty_0905_ftr Aaron ...
K&C- Aaron Rodgers is better than most HOF quarterbacks; Lucy ranked the Patriots' wives and girlfriends 1-17-17WEEI.com
Tom Brady gushes over Aaron Rodgers: 'I can't do many of those things'CBSSports.com
WATCH: Defensive players loom as AFC, NFC Championship Game X-factorsNJ.com
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Alex Rodriguez to host CNBC reality show featuring cash-strapped former athletes - ESPN

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:23

ESPN

Alex Rodriguez to host CNBC reality show featuring cash-strapped former athletes
ESPN
Alex Rodriguez will host a CNBC reality television show featuring retired athletes who face financial troubles. CNBC announced Tuesday that the show's working title is "Back in the Game." It will be co-produced by another former New York sports star ...
A-Rod takes swing at new TV show for cash-strapped jocksUSA TODAY
Yankees: A-Rod On His Way to Becoming Next Ryan SeacrestFOXSports.com
Alex Rodriguez to host show helping ex-athletes manage their moneyYahoo Sports
NJ.com -Newsday -The Big Lead -Sports Illustrated
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Frank Beamer among additions to CFP selection committee - ESPN

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:02

ESPN

Frank Beamer among additions to CFP selection committee
ESPN
Former Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, Robert Morris president Chris Howard and Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith have been appointed to the College Football Playoff selection committee, the CFP announced on Tuesday. The new members will ...
Frank Beamer's back, as 1 of 3 new members of the College Football Playoff committeeSB Nation
Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt to return as CFP committee chairmanFOXSports.com
Ex-Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer among 3 added to College Football Playoff selection committeeYahoo Sports
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Barack Obama and the Chicago Cubs shared a historic day nobody saw coming - SB Nation

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:51

SB Nation

Barack Obama and the Chicago Cubs shared a historic day nobody saw coming
SB Nation
WASHINGTON — As you enter the East Room, Marines are playing folksy elevator music that they're trying to pass off as jazz. A few men standing in the corner snuck in Cubs jerseys and tied them on over their suits. The president is late. Attendees joke ...
What Americans Wrote to ObamaNew York Times
Baffoe: I Found My Joy During The Cubs' White House CelebrationCBS Local
Obama appoints former White House staffers to postsCNN
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AFC-NFC championship picks: Packers and Patriots will be headed for the Super Bowl - CBSSports.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:31

CBSSports.com

AFC-NFC championship picks: Packers and Patriots will be headed for the Super Bowl
CBSSports.com
Which teams will be heading to Super Bowl LI? You came to the right place to find out. John Breech mugshot; by John Breech · @johnbreech; 9h ago • 12 min read. Since I live in San Diego, it only makes sense to start things off this week by saying ...
Steelers OL's `dirty, grimy work' makes Bell, Big Ben look goodUSA TODAY
Can 'Killer B's' buck trend of Brady dominance over Steelers?ESPN (blog)
Brady vs. Big Ben: Disappointing Rivalry Can Get New Life in AFC Title GameBleacher Report
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