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11:05 AM ET, January 11, 2023

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ESPN:
Inside Carlos Correa free agency saga that led back to Twins  —  MLB, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, Minnesota Twins  —  When Carlos Correa agreed to terms with the New York Mets, his agent called it Correamas Day, but for those who have been following the saga leading …
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The Athletic:
Carlos Correa, Twins accelerate talks as deal with Mets remains in limbo  —  The possibility of a stunning reunion between Carlos Correa and the Twins is increasing, team sources said Monday night.  —  With the status of the mega-deal he agreed to with the New York Mets last month unresolved …
Jon Heyman / New York Post:
Carlos Correa opens serious talks with Twins in growing Mets concern
Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
With Heat short on bodies and composure, Jimmy Butler saves night in 112-111 win over Thunder  —  MIAMI — Tuesday night's 112-111 victory over the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder just about summed up the Miami Heat's season.  —  There were the requisite injury absences …
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Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
Winderman's view: A Dewayne Dedmon defining (and closing?) moment after Heat ejection  —  MIAMI — Observations and other notes of interest from Tuesday night's 112-111 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder:  — As compelling a win as there has been this season.
Colleen Kane / Chicago Tribune:
Ryan Poles says the Chicago Bears are ‘excited’ to see Justin Fields develop as the starting QB in 2023, but improved passing is needed  —  ExpandAutoplay  —  1 of 187  —  Bears quarterback Justin Fields walks off the field after a 29-13 loss to the Vikings at Soldier Field on Jan. 8, 2023.
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Brad Biggs / Chicago Tribune:
Justin Fields would have liked to catch Lamar Jackson, but 'if there was one record I'd like to break, it'd be a passing record,' the Chicago Bears QB says
Discussion: Chicago Sun-Times
Khobi Price / Orlando Sentinel:
Magic can't keep pace with Kings' lethal offense  —  The Orlando Magic didn't consistently find answers to slow down the Sacramento Kings' high-octane offense in Monday's 136-11 loss at Golden 1 Center.  —  The Kings picked the Magic apart early.  They took advantage of Orlando's lackadaisical point …
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Khobi Price / Orlando Sentinel:
Magic's Bol Bol clears health and safety protocols, rejoining Orlando Tuesday
Discussion: Denver Post
Julia Poe / Chicago Tribune:
Alex Caruso's return against the Boston Celtics signals an improved durability in his 2nd season with the Chicago Bulls  —  Every time Alex Caruso launches himself airborne, Chicago Bulls fans have good reason to hold their breath.  —  But as the point guard returned Monday night …
Discussion: Bleacher Nation
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Associated Press:
Red Sox's Trevor Story has elbow surgery, to miss most of season  —  BOSTON — Trevor Story had surgery on his throwing elbow and is expected to miss most — if not all — of this season, delaying the Boston Red Sox's plan to shift him across the infield to replace Xander Bogaerts at shortstop.
ESPN:
RHP Johnny Cueto reaches 1-year deal with Marlins, source says  —  Veteran right-hander Johnny Cueto and the Miami Marlins agreed to a one-year deal with a club option that guarantees $8.5 million, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.  —  Cueto, 36, spent last season with the Chicago White Sox …
Adam Grosbard / Orange County Register:
Stetson Bennett, Georgia dismantle TCU to repeat as national champs  —  INGLEWOOD — When TCU quarterback Max Duggan strode into the end zone, there was a glimmer of hope for the thousands of purple-clad fans at SoFi Stadium.  The Horned Frogs had cut Georgia's first-quarter lead to three points …
Buster Olney / ESPN:
Ex-Braves GM John Coppolella has lifetime ban lifted by MLB  —  Former Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella has been reinstated by Major League Baseball, more than five years after he was given a lifetime ban by commissioner Rob Manfred.  —  Coppolella, 44, was kicked out of the sport …
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