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10:15 AM ET, January 3, 2023


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Colleen Kane / Chicago Tribune:
With a chance to break the QB rushing record, will Justin Fields play or sit out the season finale? 3 things we heard from the Chicago Bears.  —  The Chicago Bears returned to Halas Hall on Monday to review their 41-10 loss to the Detroit Lions and begin preparations for Sunday's season finale …
Brad Biggs / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Bears have locked up a top-4 draft pick — and there's still a chance for No. 1. Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on a brutal Week 17 loss.
Discussion: Bleacher Nation
Dan Wiederer / Chicago Tribune:
A collage of ugliness in the Chicago Bears' 13th loss leaves far more reasons for concern than confidence
David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Kickoff time announced for Dolphins' finale vs. Jets that carries playoff implications  —  The Dolphins are suddenly injury-racked.  —  FOXBOROUGH, MASS. — There is now clarity on the date and time of the Miami Dolphins' regular-season finale against the New York Jets.
Chris Perkins / Sun-Sentinel:
Want to know why Dolphins are .500? Blame the offense, not defense or special teams
Discussion: Boston Herald and Mercury News
Miami Herald:
Behind the scenes look at what Marlins tried this offseason.  And potential trade partner  —  The Marlins' signing of Jean Segura last week was a relief internally, after the team came up empty in previous winter pursuits.  —  Here's what happened behind the scenes in recent weeks:
Mitch Stacy / Associated Press:
Bills safety Damar Hamlin in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest on the field; game vs. Bengals suspended  —  CINCINNATI — Bills safety Damar Hamlin was in critical condition early Tuesday after suffering a cardiac arrest on the field after a tackle hours earlier …
Pasadena Star News:
Rose Parade is rolling, with a rare Jan. 2 march down Colorado Boulevard  —  Pasadena's 134th Rose Parade kicked off on Monday, Jan. 2, amid dance beats and the sound of a military flyover.  —  Shortly after 8 a.m., two B-1 Bombers thundered in the San Gabriel Valley sky, and over Pasadena …
Discussion: SGV Tribune and Daily Breeze
Mirjam Swanson / Orange County Register:
Rose Bowl: Penn State dominates Utah as QB Cam Rising is knocked out again  —  PASADENA — Penn State reigned in the rain.  —  And Utah's seasoned ended, again, at the Rose Bowl, with a reason to cry.  —  The 109th Rose Bowl, the original bowl game, featured a first - not the precipitation …
Stefan Bondy / New York Daily News:
Jalen Brunson returns from injury, Julius Randle continues excellent play in win against Suns  —  What a difference a year makes.  —  Monday was approaching the first anniversary of Julius Randle's infamous thumbs-down gesture at the fans at MSG, the low point of the power forward's relationship with the home fans.
Ricardo Sandoval / Sports Illustrated:
Dodgers: Making the Case for Trading for Ha-Seong Kim from the Padres  —  L.A. needs a shortstop, so why not go after San Diego's?  —  The Los Angeles Dodgers were in on all of the top shortstop free agents when free agency was first underway.  —  Unfortunately, L.A. didn't land any of them due …
Elliott Teaford / Orange County Register:
Chargers dispatch Rams easily, extend winning streak to 4 in a row  —  INGLEWOOD — The Chargers and Rams were locked in a test of wills and skills in the first half of Sunday's game at SoFi Stadium, when Justin Herbert took a snap from Corey Linsley and handed the ball to Austin Ekeler.
Pat Leonard / New York Daily News:
Daniel Jones and Giants clinch playoff berth with demolition of Colts  —  Daniel Jones has the Giants back in the dance.  —  Sunday's 38-10 blowout of the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium, led by four Jones touchdowns, clinched the Giants' first playoff berth since 2016.
Anthony DiComo /
Correa and the Mets: Where things stand  —  NEW YORK — A new year has arrived, with no change in Carlos Correa's status.  —  Even though it has been more than half a month since Correa's contract saga began, the resolution still isn't exactly clear.  Here's a quick primer on where things stand as the holiday season draws to a close:
Antwan Staley / New York Daily News:
Jets eliminated from playoffs after 23-6 loss to Seahawks  —  SEATTLE — The Jets knew the assignment coming into Sunday's game against the Seahawks.  —  If Gang Green won its last two games of the regular season and get some help, the team could make the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
Kristian Winfield / New York Daily News:
Nets extend streak to 11 with win over Hornets  —  Jacque Vaughn's New Year's Resolution has already come true.  The streak continues to live on in Brooklyn.  —  Hours after Vaughn said his only goal entering the New Year was to win the night's game, the Nets (24-12) extended …
Kristian Winfield / New York Daily News:   Jacque Vaughn's New Year's Resolution: 11 straight Nets wins
Julia Poe / Chicago Tribune:
Recapping the Chicago Bulls: DeMar DeRozan's last-second shot rims out, sealing a 103-102 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers  —  ExpandAutoplay  —  1 of 22  —  Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan (11) puts up the potential game-winning shot in the final seconds against the Cavaliers on Saturday at the United Center.
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