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3:00 PM ET, January 24, 2022


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Mike Preston / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens need time to rebuild this defense, and that wasn't on Don Martindale's side  —  The Ravens announced the departure of Don “Wink” Martindale as their defensive coordinator Friday night, but they had already contacted defensive line coach Anthony Weaver and secondary coach Chris Hewitt …
Discussion: Reading Eagle
Jonas Shaffer / Baltimore Sun:
In surprise, Ravens fire defensive coordinator Don ‘Wink’ Martindale after disappointing season  —  The Ravens have fired defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale, a surprising shakeup that comes less than two weeks after the end of a disappointing season.
Discussion: Mercury News
Michael Nowels / Mercury News:
Rams limiting ticket sales ahead of possible NFC title rematch with 49ers  —  The 49ers Faithful has the Rams worried.  —  Los Angeles hasn't yet secured a spot in the NFC Championship Game but the team is taking steps already to keep Niners fans out of SoFi Stadium in the event it hosts the game next weekend.
Steve Megargee / Associated Press:
Robbie Gould's field goal on the final play gives the San Francisco 49ers a 13-10 playoff upset of the top-seeded Green Bay Packers  —  GREEN BAY — Robbie Gould lived up to his name.  —  On a field littered with snow flurries, Gould made a 45-yard field goal Saturday night as time expired …
The Athletic:
With Ben Simmons-James Harden trade a hope worth waiting for, sources say Sixers prefer a summer deal  —  With the NBA trade deadline just over two weeks away, rival teams interested in three-time All-Star Ben Simmons believe Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey …
Pat Leonard / New York Daily News:
Giants hiring Bills assistant GM Joe Schoen as next general manager  —  The Giants believe in another Joe now.  —  Buffalo Bills assistant GM Joe Schoen - pronounced “Shane” - was announced on Friday as the franchise's next general manager.  —  Schoen received the news back in Buffalo …
Discussion: Denver Post
Michael Eisen /
Giants interview Bills OC Brian Daboll for head coach  —  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll became the first candidate to interview for the Giants' head coaching position.  —  Daboll, 46, spoke Friday evening via videoconferencing with team president John Mara …
Pat Leonard / New York Daily News:   Giants on verge of hiring next GM: Joe Schoen, Ryan Poles or Adam Peters
David Schoenfield / ESPN:
What to know about 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame vote: Is Ortiz getting in?  Will Bonds, Clemens fall short?  —  MLB, Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants  —  The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of the Baseball Writers Association of America voting Tuesday …
Ingraham Angle Cold Open - SNL  —  Fox News' Laura Ingraham (Kate McKinnon) speaks with Ted Cruz (Aidy Bryant), Novak Djokovic (Pete Davidson), Candace Owens (Ego Nwodim) and Donald Trump (Jam...
Jonas Shaffer / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens rookie report: How all 8 draft picks fared, and what's in store for next season  —  The Ravens' 2021 draft class defies easy narratives.  In late April, general manager Eric DeCosta opened it with a rarity: two first-round picks.  By late August, the eight-player haul had already been reduced to six …
Discussion: Boston Herald
Chicago Tribune:
How has the search for a new coach and GM been so far?  And what does Bill Polian's involvement mean? 4 questions for the Chicago Bears.  —  The Chicago Bears have been busy since firing Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy on Jan. 10.  The team is in the process of interviewing 15 general manager …
David Matthews / New York Daily News:
Ex-Yankees pitcher Sergio Mitre sentenced to prison for 2020 murder of toddler in Mexico  —  Former Yankees pitcher Sergio Mitre is going to be behind bars for a long time after he was convicted of murdering his ex-partner's daughter.  —  Mitre was convicted of femicide after raping …
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Sources: MLB Players Association to make counteroffer to league in Monday meeting  —  The Major League Baseball Players Association plans to make an in-person labor proposal to the league on Monday, sources told ESPN, countering MLB's offer last week that did little to loosen the gridlock …
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