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8:00 PM ET, January 20, 2023

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John Marshall / Daily News:
Cold-shooting USC can't catch No. 11 Arizona in loss  —  The Trojans shoot 37% overall and 4 for 17 from 3-point range as the Wildcats shuffle their starting lineup, race to a 15-point halftime lead and defeat USC, 81-66  —  TUCSON, Ariz. — USC followed one of its best performances …
Discussion: SGV Tribune and San Bernardino Sun
Jack Magruder / Daily News:
No. 5 UCLA beats Arizona State for 14th straight win  —  Tyger Campbell has 22 points, David Singleton has 21 and Jaime Jaquez Jr. does his best work in the final minutes as the Bruins close with a 16-2 run for a 74-62 win  —  TEMPE, Ariz. — Few things please UCLA basketball coach Mick Cronin …
Baseball America:
2023 Top 100 Prospects  —  The 2023 Prospect Handbook is at the printer.  All 30 team Top 10s are published.  Pitchers and catchers are less than a month away from reporting to spring training.  —  All of that can only mean one thing: It's time for the grand finale, the 2023 Top 100 Prospects.
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David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins fire defensive coordinator Josh Boyer, make other staff changes  —  The Miami Dolphins parted ways with defensive coordinator Josh Boyer on Thursday, the team announced.  —  Boyer's third season leading the Dolphins defense was a disappointment.  A group expected to be one of the better units …
Antwan Staley / New York Daily News:
Improved Giants defense will be the key against Eagles in NFC Divisional Round matchup  —  In a league full of enormous offense numbers, defense still wins championships.  —  The Giants' defense doesn't appear to be anything close to championship material on paper.
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Pat Leonard / New York Daily News:
Hiring Wink Martindale was a home run; keeping him is just as important
Discussion: Reading Eagle
Jon Heyman / New York Post:
Mets, Red Sox among MLB teams eyeing January deals  —  Teams historically run low on spending money at this stage of the offseason.  But it's interesting that a couple of the richest teams (Mets and Red Sox) and a few of the smaller-revenue teams (Marlins, Pirates and Brewers) saved money for January deals.
Kristian Winfield / New York Daily News:
Nets remain winless without Kevin Durant: ‘There has to be a DNA, a toughness here’  —  Kyrie Irving wanted you to believe that without Kevin Durant, a 30-point-per-game scorer heralded as one of the most versatile players in NBA history, the Nets weren't going to struggle.
Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
Heat show completeness in crushing shorthanded Pelicans 124-98  —  The simplicity was in the seizing, something that has not always been the case this season for the Miami Heat.  —  This time, against a New Orleans Pelicans team lacking Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Herb Jones …
Discussion: Denver Post and USA Today
Childs Walker / Baltimore Sun:
Greg Roman out after four seasons as Ravens' offensive coordinator  —  Greg Roman will no longer be the Ravens' offensive coordinator after a four-year run in which he designed the most productive ground game in NFL history but frustrated fans by failing to build a commensurate passing attack.
Ronald Blum / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Dodgers taxed $32M, MLB payrolls record $4.5B  —  The Los Angeles Dodgers were hit with a $32 million luxury tax for the second straight season, among six teams paying a penalty as baseball payrolls rebounded after the lockout to a record $4.56 billion.
Stefan Bondy / New York Daily News:
Mitchell Robinson hurt as Knicks get hammered on boards by Wizards, lose 116-105 at Garden  —  Near the end of the evening, as Kristaps Porzingis heard the chorus of boos after fouling out, the former Knick responded with a gesture.  —  “I was pointing at the score,” Porzingis said.
 
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