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Kenny Rosarion / Sun-Sentinel:
Instant Analysis: Miami Dolphins 24, New York Jets 17  —  The Dolphins did what they had to Sunday.  Tua Tagovailoa was efficient.  The running game worked.  The defense made 37-year-old Joe Flacco look like that, for the most part.  Three straight wins give the second half of the year a chance.
Discussion: Boston Herald
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Dave Hyde / Sun-Sentinel:
Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins' workmanlike, 24-17 win over Jets  —  The Miami Dolphins did what was needed on Sunday.  They beat the Jets, 24-17, to run their win streak to three games and buy some hope for a strong finish.  —  Here are 10 thoughts on the game:  —  1. Player of the game: Tua Tagovailoa.
Discussion: ProFootballTalk and New York Post
David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins elevate former Hurricanes star to active roster vs. Jets  —  NEW YORK — The Miami Dolphins have elevated former Miami Hurricanes star running back Duke Johnson to the active roster from the practice squad for Sunday's game at the New York Jets.  —  Johnson gets the call …
Discussion: Denver Post
Dave Hyde / Sun-Sentinel:
With Dolphins and Jets in latest Rebuild Bowl, Patriots again show how it's done  —  The New England Patriots aren't a highlight reel this year.  They're a how-to manual.  And the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets, who meet in their annual Rebuilding Bowl on Sunday, should be alternately sick …
Discussion: Mercury News
DJ Bien-Aime II / New York Daily News:
Jets counting on Joe Flacco's veteran smarts to combat Dolphins' endless blitzes  —  The Flacc Attack is back for the Jets after Robert Saleh gave Joe Flacco the nod over Mike White to start against the Dolphins on Sunday.  —  The Jets feel better about Zach Wilson's chances to start next week …
Discussion: Denver Post
Chicago Tribune:
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson ruled out vs. Bears with illness; Tyler Huntley to make first career start  —  CHICAGO — Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was ruled out ahead of Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears because of an illness, opening the door for Tyler Huntley to make his first career start.
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Childs Walker / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson feeling ‘much better,’ aiming to catch up for game vs. Bears after return from illness  —  There was no prolonged mystery as the Ravens began practice Friday.  Lamar Jackson bopped around the field in his familiar black No. 8 jersey, tossing spirals despite the blustery chill in Owings Mills.
Discussion: Boston Herald
Dan Wiederer / Chicago Tribune:
Khalil Mack will undergo foot surgery and is out for the season, Akiem Hicks won't play Sunday and Allen Robinson is doubtful for the Chicago Bears  —  A tsunami of injury developments crashed down on Halas Hall on Friday.  The Chicago Bears must now show how equipped they are to handle …
Chicago Tribune:
5 things to watch for as the Chicago Bears host the Baltimore Ravens, including a Lamar Jackson vs. Justin Fields showdown — plus our Week 11 predictions  —  The Chicago Bears and coach Matt Nagy look to break two losing streaks Sunday when they host the Baltimore Ravens at Soldier Field.
Colleen Kane / Chicago Tribune:   Chicago Bears reportedly sign veteran pass rusher Bruce Irvin, who has 52 career sacks
Jonas Shaffer / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson misses second straight practice with illness; WR Marquise Brown still absent
Discussion: Mercury News
Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:
Shohei Ohtani of Los Angeles Angels unanimously wins AL MVP  —  Shohei Ohtani, coming off a largely unprecedented 2021 season, was crowned the American League's Most Valuable Player unanimously on Thursday night, cementing the two-way superstar as a global sensation.
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Jeff Fletcher / BBWAA:
Angels' Shohei Ohtani wins AL MVP unanimously
Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:   Philadelphia Phillies superstar Bryce Harper captures second career MVP
Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Billy Eppler introduced as Mets GM, says he can take ‘bigger swings’ and spend on free agents  —  In the earliest days of Billy Eppler's newborn tenure as general manager of the Mets, his boss, the multi-billionaire team owner Steve Cohen, has made sure Eppler understands at least one thing …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
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Associated Press:
New York Mets announce Billy Eppler as new GM on 4-year contract
Discussion: baseballmusings.com
William Boor / MLB.com:
Mesa flirts with no-no, claims AFL title  —  Cubs' Kilian spins 6 perfect frames; A's Davidson notches 3 hits  —  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Explosive offenses and lofty run totals were the norm through the fall, but with a championship on the line, it all came down to pitching.
The Athletic:
Warriors' Klay Thompson cleared to practice fully, could return within week of Christmas: Sources  —  The Warriors, a league-best 14-2, returned to San Francisco this weekend to good news.  —  Klay Thompson came through well after a week of 5-on-5 scrimmaging and has been cleared to be a full …
 
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