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3:05 PM ET, January 12, 2023


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David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Who has the edge?  Dolphins (9-8) at Bills (13-3), in the wild-card round  —  The Sun Sentinel's Chris Perkins and David Furones discuss what the Miami Dolphins need to accomplish to win Sunday's playoff game against the Bills in Buffalo. (, /South Florida Sun Sentinel)
Discussion: Mercury News
Chris Perkins / Sun-Sentinel:
Five things to watch for in Dolphins vs. Bills wild-card playoff game  —  The Sun Sentinel's Chris Perkins and David Furones discuss what the Miami Dolphins need to accomplish to win Sunday's playoff game against the Bills in Buffalo. (, /South Florida Sun Sentinel)
David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins' Terron Armstead opted against surgery to push through season, trying to play vs. Bills  —  The Sun Sentinel's Chris Perkins and David Furones discuss what the Miami Dolphins need to accomplish to win Sunday's playoff game against the Bills in Buffalo. (, /South Florida Sun Sentinel)
Discussion: ProFootballTalk
Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa ruled out for wild-card playoff game at Buffalo  —  Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel rules quarterback Tua Tagovailoa out for Sunday's playoff game against the Buffalo Bills.  Preparing with Thompson as QB.  (South Florida Sun Sentinel)
Dave Hyde / Sun-Sentinel:
The Dolphins have a cold-hearted decision to make involving Tua Tagovailoa coming up  —  Miami Gardens — Here's the worst part of Wednesday: You know what the Miami Dolphins have to do this offseason.  You don't know if they'll actually do it, because, well, look at their past 20 years of wrong-way quarterback decisions.
Keven Lerner / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins-Bills predictions: Will Miami pull off huge upset in Buffalo?
Discussion: ProFootballTalk
Antwan Staley / New York Daily News:
Jets part ways with offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur after two seasons: source  —  After a turbulent season, the Jets will have a new offensive coordinator next season.  —  The Jets and offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur parted ways Wednesday, according to a source.
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.
Julia Poe / Chicago Tribune:
Recapping the Chicago Bulls: Zach LaVine's 38 points aren't enough as DeMar DeRozan misses his 1st game of the season  —  The Chicago Bulls couldn't rustle up any fourth-quarter magic without All-Star forward DeMar DeRozan, who missed his first game of the season in Wednesday's 100-97 road loss to the Washington Wizards.
Julian McWilliams / The Boston Globe:
Red Sox can't bank on Trevor Story playing in 2023 after elbow surgery  —  Trevor Story's injury-riddled Red Sox tenure continues.  —  The 30-year-old, who was aiming to be the team's starting shortstop in 2023, underwent an internal bracing procedure on the ulnar collateral ligament …
Associated Press:
Red Sox's Trevor Story has elbow surgery, to miss most of season
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Matt Holliday resigns as Cardinals bench coach; ‘Super’ Joe McEwing joins staff  —  As planning for the 2023 season accelerated and the start of spring training appeared on the next page of the calendar, it became clearer to Matt Holliday the time he would miss now with his kids to start chasing …
Jon Heyman / New York Post:
Yankees, Mets won't pursue Trevor Bauer — who might need a ‘team on another planet’  —  MORE FROM:  —  The Mets and Yankees will not go for Trevor Bauer, according to sources, either in trade by the Friday deadline or as a free agent.  —  The Mets “dodged a bullet” when he was free two years ago, according to a Mets person.
Dan Szymborski / FanGraphs Baseball:
2023 ZiPS Projections: New York Yankees  —  For the 18th consecutive season, the ZiPS projection system is unleashing a full set of prognostications.  For more information on the ZiPS projections, please consult this year's introduction and MLB's glossary entry.
Maury Brown / Forbes:
MLB Sets New Revenue Record, Exceeding $10.8 Billion For 2022  —  Major League Baseball hit a home run financially in 2022, propelling itself to a new record for revenues.  —  After two years of revenues being adversely impacted by the pandemic, the business of baseball rebounded …
Khobi Price / Orlando Sentinel:
Franz Wagner's 15 fourth-quarter points lift Magic to victory over Blazers  —  After their 136-111 Monday loss to the Sacramento Kings, coach Jamahl Mosley reminded the Orlando Magic that they needed to have a defense-first approach for the West Coast road trip.  —  The message was received.
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