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9:15 AM ET, November 24, 2022


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Dan Wiederer / Chicago Tribune:
Justin Fields practices — but the Chicago Bears QB's playing status remains cloudy because of a separated shoulder: 'We'll see how it feels in 4 days'  —  The Chicago Bears held a light practice Wednesday afternoon, a walk-through of sorts but with enough work that quarterback Justin Fields was able to test his injured left shoulder.
Colleen Kane / Chicago Tribune:
4 things we heard from the Chicago Bears, including an update on Justin Fields' shoulder injury and what happened on that 2nd-down QB run
Alex Pavlovic /
Sources: Judge's two-day Giants visit includes Steph connection … SAN FRANCISCO — Shortly before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, a few hours after Aaron Judge's two-day meeting with the Giants ended, Joc Pederson opened his Instagram and posted an image of Judge in a Giants jersey, along with the message, “We're ready when u are 99.”
Antwan Staley / New York Daily News:
Jets bench Zach Wilson, Mike White named starter vs. Bears  —  On Monday, Jets coach Robert Saleh hinted at a quarterback change.  —  Two days later, he made it official during his morning press conference.  —  Mike White will start against the Bears with veteran Joe Flacco as his backup.
Kristian Winfield / New York Daily News:
Shorthanded Sixers expose Nets' issues: 'It's the same s—t'  —  PHILADELPHIA — Not like this.  —  The Nets weren't supposed to lose this game.  Especially not like this.  —  Not against a 76ers team with Joel Embiid, James Harden and Tyrese Maxey each out due to foot injuries.
Discussion: Denver Post and Newsday
Kristian Winfield / New York Daily News:
Ben Simmons on 76ers fans: 'I can't worry about everybody's feelings'  —  PHILADELPHIA — Nine hours ahead of tipoff in front of fans that will assuredly jeer him, against the team that threw him under the bus before trading him to the Nets for James Harden, star forward Ben Simmons said he can't be worried about salty 76ers fans.
Bryce Harper undergoes elbow surgery as Phillies map out recovery  —  Philadelphia Phillies slugger Bryce Harper had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Wednesday, according to the team.  —  The procedure was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles.
Angels acquire Hunter Renfroe, send 3 pitchers to Brewers  —  MLB, Los Angeles Angels, Milwaukee Brewers  —  The Los Angeles Angels acquired power-hitting outfielder Hunter Renfroe in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers for three young pitchers Tuesday night.
Phillies president Dave Dombrowski gets 3-year extension  —  The Phillies signed president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski to a three-year contract extension Tuesday.  —  With the extension, Dombrowski is signed through the 2027 season.  —  The Phillies advanced to the World Series …
Childs Walker / Baltimore Sun:
Five things we learned from the Ravens' 13-3 win over the Carolina Panthers  —  ExpandAutoplay  —  1 of 47  —  Ravens' Calais Campbell, right, celebrates his sack against Panthers quarterback with Roquan Smith (#18) in the fourth quarter.  Ravens defeated the Panthers, 13-3, at M&T Bank Stadium.
Discussion: Mercury News and Boston Herald
Predictions about the free agents who will rule the hot stove season  —  Will American League MVP Aaron Judge return to the New York Yankees or end up back home in California with the San Francisco Giants?  Is former New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom bound for Texas?  Where will each of the Big 4 shortstops land?
Sean Gregory / TIME:
Exclusive: MLB Execs Say There's no Collusion in Aaron Judge Free Agency  —  Major League Baseball (MLB) executives tell TIME that the league had finished its inquiry into potential collusion between two owners to suppress the free agent market for superstar slugger Aaron Judge.
Evan Grant / Dallas Morning News:
Mike Maddux emerges as lead candidate for Rangers pitching coach  —  The Rangers also met with Japanese free agent starter Kodai Senga.  —  The Rangers may be about to land their first significant pitching free agent of the winter.  —  According to multiple voices around the organization …
Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
Heat four-game trip ends short on bodies, devoid of wins, with 105-101 loss to Timberwolves  —  MINNEAPOLIS — After a week on the road, after an overnight flight, the Miami Heat found themselves Monday night where they seemingly have stood all season - in a tight game destined to go to the wire.
Discussion: Mercury News, Padres and Denver Post
Baseball Hall of Fame:
BBWAA 2023 Hall of Fame Ballot Features 28 Candidates  —  (COOPERSTOWN, NY) - A former Cy Young Award winner, two former winners of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award and several players who were part of World Series-winning teams are among a group of 14 new candidates appearing …
Eric Stephen / True Blue LA:
Every Dodger on the 2023 Hall of Fame ballot
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