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10:45 PM ET, November 29, 2022


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Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Astros sign slugger Jose Abreu to 3-year deal  —  Slugging first baseman José Abreu signed a three-year deal with the Houston Astros, it was announced on Monday.  —  Abreu, who turns 36 in January, won the American League MVP award in 2020 and is second in baseball with 863 RBIs since …
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
José Abreu, the longtime Chicago White Sox 1B and 2020 AL MVP, is signing with the Houston Astros  —  José Abreu doubled on the first pitch of his first at-bat with the Chicago White Sox on March 31, 2014, against the Minnesota Twins.  —  “That pitch was right there …
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Fresh off World Series championship, Astros set to add former MVP Jose Abreu to lineup  —  The Houston Astros, who won the World Series just 23 days ago, managed to get even better Monday, signing veteran All-Star first baseman and former MVP Jose Abreu to a three-year contract worth about $58.5 million …
Jon Heyman / New York Post:
Mets promote Eric Chavez to bench coach amid several changes to staff  —  The Mets are making a few big changes in the coaching staff, sources confirmed to The Post, notably promoting Eric Chavez to bench coach and Jeremy Barnes to hitting coach to replace Chavez.
The Athletic:
Bulls signed coach Billy Donovan to extension before season: Sources  —  The Chicago Bulls signed head coach Billy Donovan to a contract extension before the start of the season, league sources told The Athletic on Tuesday.  Here's what you need to know:  — Donovan, who last season guided …
Childs Walker / Baltimore Sun:
Five things we learned from the Ravens' 28-27 loss to the Jaguars  —  ExpandAutoplay  —  1 of 39  —  Baltimore Ravens wide receiver DeSean Jackson (15) reacts to a loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars after an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP)
Andy Kostka / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens' red-zone woes left the door open for the Jaguars. It cost them in another stunning collapse.
Discussion: Mercury News and Denver Post
Khobi Price / Orlando Sentinel:
Nearly half of Magic's roster sidelined but Orlando battles in close loss to Nets  —  The Orlando Magic's player-availability situation went from bad to worse for their road matchup against the Brooklyn Nets.  —  Eight of the Magic's 15 standard-roster players were sidelined for Monday's 109-102 loss …
Khobi Price / Orlando Sentinel:
Magic fall to 76ers for season's worst loss in matchup of short-handed teams
Discussion: HoopsHype and Denver Post
Kristian Winfield / New York Daily News:
Nets kickoff 7-game homestand with win over Trail Blazers
Baseball America:
2022 Major League Baseball Rule 5 Draft Preview Version 1.0  —  Welcome to our Rule 5 preview, which we will continue to update regularly in the lead-up to the Dec. 7 major league and minor league phases of the Rule 5 draft.  —  This will be the first MLB Rule 5 draft in two years …
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Cincinnati Reds sign catcher Luke Maile, Covington Catholic product, to 1-year deal  —  Luke Maile was a part of the Cleveland Guardians' playoff run during the 2022 season and now he's returning home.  —  Maile signed a one-year, $1.175 million contract with the Cincinnati Reds on Monday …
Pat Leonard / New York Daily News:
Giants' playoff hopes rest on two tests vs. Washington next three weeks  —  Rookie head coach Brian Daboll told the Giants' players on Monday that “the season starts now.”  —  “Everything we've done has put us in position to go for it all,” rookie edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux said Monday.
Discussion: Denver Post
Chris Perkins / Sun-Sentinel:
Grading Dolphins' win over Texans; plus stock up, stock down  —  Sun Sentinel's Chris Perkins and Dave Hyde discuss Terron Armstead's pectoral injury in win over Houston Texans and how will the Dolphins respond. (, , /South Florida Sun Sentinel)  —  As the NFL regular-season calendar turns to December …
Discussion: Padres and Denver Post
Chris Perkins / Sun-Sentinel:
Terron Armstead injury could loom large for Dolphins' regular-season finish — and playoff hopes
Andrew Marchand / New York Post:
Derek Jeter, Don Mattingly on YES Network's wish list with eye on next season  —  MORE FROM:  —  The YES Network made changes to its broadcast booth last season and, as it looks to free agency, it is intrigued by two of the biggest names in Yankees history, The Post has learned.
Ken Rosenthal / MLB - The Athletic:
What I'm hearing on the MLB Hot Stove  —  As always, the market for free agents is difficult to read.  But to this point, the Rangers seem more confident of landing left-hander Carlos Rodón and possibly Japanese righty Kodai Senga than they do of signing the best available starting pitcher …
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