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2:30 PM ET, January 24, 2023

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Jeff Fletcher / Orange County Register:
Arte Moreno ends efforts to sell Angels  —  Moreno announced in August that he was exploring a bid to sell the team, but he now says that ‘we have unfinished business and feel we can make a positive impact on the future of the team’  —  Angels owner Arte Moreno, who announced in August …
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Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:
Arte Moreno to maintain ownership of Angels after exploring sale  —  Citing “unfinished business,” Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno has decided that his team is no longer for sale, a change of heart that shocked the industry and surprised many throughout the organization.
Pasadena Star News:
Monterey Park mass shooting forces city into international spotlight  —  Spend even a few minutes in Monterey Park, and complete strangers will greet you with a smile.  —  Update: Monterey Park mass shooting death toll now at 11  —  That's what Byron Morales, 32, learned when his family moved …
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Nightengale's Notebook: Enough is enough, Carlos Beltran deserves to be in the Hall of Fame  —  Really, so this is how it's going to be?  —  We are actually going to keep Carlos Beltran out of the Hall of Fame simply because he played on the 2017 Houston Astros World Series champion team …
Dan Caesar / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Chip Caray could replace Dan McLaughlin on Cardinals telecasts  —  Could there be another Caray carrying on the family tradition on Cardinals broadcasts?  —  Sources said Monday that Chip Caray, grandson of legendary Cards announcer Harry Caray and part of an unparalleled sportscasting family tree …
Pat Leonard / New York Daily News:
GM Joe Schoen says Giants and Saquon Barkley 'weren't really that close' on contract value in fall  —  If Saquon Barkley wants to remain a Giant, it sounds like he will have to remain here on the team's terms.  —  GM Joe Schoen said Monday that he and Barkley's camp “weren't really that close” …
Discussion: Denver Post and Newsday
Miami Herald:
A second major change likely coming for Marlins' Chisholm.  And more Arraez trade fallout  —  We will be seeing the Marlins' Jazz Chisholm Jr. at a new position this year.  But we likely won't be seeing him in the World Baseball Classic.  —  He likely won't compete in the WBC …
Discussion: The Athletic and MLB Trade Rumors
Ava Wallace / Washington Post:
Does Rui Hachimura want the Wizards to trade him?  ‘No comment.’  —  Rui Hachimura made a statement on the court Saturday night by pouring in 30 points to match his career high for the second time in the past month.  After the game, he made an even bigger statement with just two words.
Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
Sloppy, cold-shooting Heat find a way to grab 100-96 victory over Pelicans  —  Sunday slop never tasted so good for the Miami Heat.  —  On an afternoon when the turnovers were bountiful and the 3-pointers weren't, the Heat found a way Sunday to push past the New Orleans Pelicans 100-96 at Miami-Dade Arena.
Drew Silva / MLB Trade Rumors:
Cubs, Jordan Holloway Agree To Minor League Deal  —  The Cubs signed right-hander Jordan Holloway to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, MLBTR has learned.  —  Holloway was limited to just 2 2/3 major league innings with the Marlins last season …
Discussion: Bleacher Nation and Cubs Insider
David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
First two Dolphins defensive coordinator candidates surface as Miami begins lining up interviews  —  South Florida Sun Sentinel's Chris Perkins & David Furones discuss how the Miami Dolphins begin to build a better team next season in 2023. (, , /South Florida Sun Sentinel)
Discussion: Mercury News and ProFootballTalk
Antwan Staley / New York Daily News:
Giants no match for Jalen Hurts, Eagles as Big Blue season ends with crushing 38-7 loss in Philly  —  PHILADELPHIA — The Giants pulled off the road upset last weekend against the Vikings.  —  On Saturday in the NFC Divisional Round, Big Blue was looking for more underdog magic …
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Associated Press:
Twins acquire veteran OF Michael A. Taylor from Royals  —  The Minnesota Twins acquired veteran Michael A. Taylor from the Kansas City Royals on Monday night, adding depth and defense to their outfield in exchange for two relief pitching prospects.  The 31-year-old Taylor batted .254 …
 
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