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Yankees Winter Meetings Preview: Starting pitching and the Jacoby Ellsbury problem – New York Daily News

ORLANDO – With the Winter Meetings slated to get underway, here’s what we’ll be watching for: 1. Yankees need starting pitching Super slugger Giancarlo Stanton comes with risk but also potential reward as well. But he isn’t a starting pitcher, and the Bombers still need more to go with Masahiro Tanaka, Luis Severino, Sonny Gray and Jordan Montgomery. ...

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Coaches on the hot seat: Vance Joseph, John Fox – NFL.com

As time speeds towards the end of 2017, the jobs of some NFL coaches are in jeopardy. We’ve already seen one coach (Ben McAdoo) and two general managers (Jerry Reese, Sashi Brown) canned thus far. To find out which coaches could be next, let’s check in with NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, who ran through a list Sunday on NFL GameDay Morning: 1. Denver Broncos:...

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Nathan Peterman expected to start for Bills vs. Colts – NFL.com

Nathan Peterman appears to be back in the saddle for the Buffalo Bills. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday the rookie quarterback is expected to start against the Indianapolis Colts, per sources informed of the decision. Tyrod Taylor has been dealing with a bruised patellar tendon that knocked him from last week’s loss to the New England Patriots. Taylor could be active as...

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Jozy Altidore’s goal lifts Toronto FC to MLS Cup win over Seattle Sounders – USA TODAY

CLOSE SportsPulse: Martin Rogers believes the World Cup group stage is filled with plenty of drama, potential Cinderella stories and star-studded matchups. So much so you’ll forget the U.S. isn’t in it. USA TODAY Sports Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore celebrates after scoring a goal against the Seattle Sounders in MLS Cup at BMO Field.(Photo: Tom Szczerbowski, USA TODAY Sports) TORONTO (AP) — This wasn’t...

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Angels welcome Shohei Ohtani, plot course for two-way Japanese star – USA TODAY

CLOSE SportsPulse: MLB insider Jorge Ortiz discusses the Los Angeles Angels pulling off the improbable by getting Shohei Ohtani and how it makes them instant contenders. USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Angels player Shohei Ohtani is introduced to media and fans during a press conference.(Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USA TODAY Sports) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has been formally introduced by the Los Angeles...

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Bleakest of Bay Area baseball seasons ends in the most fitting way – San Francisco Chronicle

Photo: Jae C. Hong, AP Baseball player Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, poses for photos after a news conference at Angel Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Ohtani, who intends to be both a starting pitcher and an everyday power hitter, turned down interest from every other big-league club to join two-time MVP Mike Trout and slugger Albert Pujols with the Angels, who...

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The Yankees Will Always Be the Yankees, to the Delight of Only Some – New York Times

Like Stanton and Rodriguez, Dave Winfield was not yet 30 years old when he joined the Yankees in December 1980, also with a 10-year contract, as a free agent from San Diego. In Winfield’s first season — his only one with Reggie Jackson — the Yankees reached their fourth World Series in six years. They never made it back in the Winfield era. It...

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Bengals place Adam Jones (groin) on injured reserve – NFL.com

Cincinnati’s remote playoff chances just became a little less likely. The Bengals placed veteran cornerback Adam Jones (groin) on injured reserve on Saturday, the team announced. Jones exited Cincinnati’s Monday night loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers early in the first quarter with the injury and did not return. In a corresponding roster move, Cincinnati promoted cornerback Tony McRae from the practice squad. Jones appeared...

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