Adam Grosbard / Orange County Register:
Boogie Ellis' career night leads USC to upset of No. 8 UCLA — LOS ANGELES — Boogie Ellis had his chances to score USC an upset win over UCLA three weeks ago. But an offensive foul and a missed attempt at the buzzer left the senior guard and the Trojans short.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times, Pasadena Star News, Daily News and Press Enterprise
Ben Bolch / Los Angeles Times: UCLA has lost two straight. Here are five things the Bruins must do to win the Pac-12
Mike Cranston / Pasadena Star News: No. 8 UCLA women lose to Colorado in overtime
Bernie Wilson / Associated Press:
Rahm 2 back of Ryder at Torrey Pines in bid for 3rd straight win — Jon Rahm made an impressive charge up the leaderboard on his favorite course with a 6-under-par 66 to pull within two shots of leader Sam Ryder after the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open
Adam Schupak / USA Today:
Butch Harmon makes a prediction about Rickie Fowler after changing his swing: 'I think he'll win this year' — SAN DIEGO - When Rickie Fowler reached out to Butch Harmon and asked him to take a look at his swing, the famed golf swing instructor, who had coached the 34-year-old Fowler during …
Discussion: Press Enterprise
Mirjam Swanson / Press Enterprise: Rickie Fowler builds confidence at Farmers Insurance Open
Rob Bradford / audacy.com:
David Ortiz has some concerns about the Red Sox' lineup — RYAN DEMPSTER, BROCK HOLT ARE BECOMING MARATHONERS — Back in 2019, Mookie Betts started catching fire. Why? According to the former Red Sox it was in large part because of the hitter behind him, Rafael Devers.
Discussion: Boston Herald, NBCSports.com and NESN.com
Gabrielle Starr / Boston Herald: Red Sox notebook: 5 non-roster invitees added to 2023 spring training roster
Julia Poe / Chicago Tribune:
Recapping the Chicago Bulls: Another 2nd-half meltdown leads to a 111-96 loss to the lowly Charlotte Hornets — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Chicago Bulls followed the same stale script Thursday in their second consecutive loss, crumbling in the second half of a 111-96 defeat to the Charlotte Hornets.
Discussion: CHGO, Blog a Bull, Seattle Sports, Bleacher Nation and Boston Herald
Vijay Vemu / Blog a Bull: Bulls vs. Hornets final score: It's all falling apart, blown out 111-96 in Charlotte
Elias Schuster / Bleacher Nation: A Must-Win in Charlotte, Patrick Williams Honored, Will Perdue Speaks Facts, and Other Bulls Bullets
Mike Cranston / Associated Press:
Frank Vatrano's hat trick helps Ducks stun Avalanche — Adam Henrique and Mason McTavish score 24 seconds apart in the third period and the Ducks cap their six-game trip by erasing a two-goal deficit to stun surging Colorado, 5-3 — DENVER — Frank Vatrano scored three goals …
Discussion: Press Enterprise, Mile High Sports, Seattle Sports, Mile High Hockey and Denver Post
Aarif Deen / Mile High Sports: Avalanche blow two-goal lead in disappointing 5-3 loss to Anaheim Ducks
Eddie Bleau / Mile High Hockey: Recap: Avalanche blow winning streak, game in ugly loss to Anaheim Ducks
Sinclair's Sports Channels Prepare Bankruptcy, Putting Team Payments at Risk — America's largest owner of local sports channels is heading toward a complex $8.6 billion debt restructuring in bankruptcy court as it stakes its future on a new direct-to-consumer streaming service.
Daniel Frankel / Next TV: It's On: Bally Sports RSNs Headed for Bankruptcy
Daniel R. Epstein / Baseball Prospectus: Sinclair Prioritizing Buybacks Over Baseball Hurts Fans the Most
Eric Stephen / True Blue LA: Bally Sports bankruptcy could change MLB coverage
Al Yellon / Bleed Cubbie Blue: What does the looming Sinclair RSN bankruptcy mean for the future of baseball broadcasting?
Sterlingice / Royals Review: Royals Rumblings - News for January 27, 2023
Jeff Wilson / Jeff Wilson's Texas Rangers Today: Thursday newsletter time: Rangers' broadcast partner Bally Sports reportedly headed to bankruptcy
Evan Altman / Cubs Insider: Cardinals Could Take Huge Financial Hit as Sinclair's Bally Sports RSNs Near Bankruptcy
Jim McLennan / AZ Snake Pit: Bally Sports heading towards bankruptcy?
Kevin Reichard / Ballpark Digest: MLB preps for Sinclair bankruptcy restructuring
Inside the most dysfunctional Patriots season under Bill Belichick: 'I've never seen anything like it' — Bill O'Brien inherits a mess — Light rain cut through a thick, gray fog choking Foxboro when Bill O'Brien walked into Patriots headquarters Monday to end the team's search for its next offensive coordinator.
Tarringo Basile-Vaughan / Chowder and Champions: Patriots Insider: How Bill Belichick killed ‘The Patriot Way’ in 2022
Bernd Buchmasser / Pats Pulpit: Patriots All-Pro Marcus Jones shares the biggest lesson learned during his rookie season
Mike Rosenstein / New Jersey Online: Ex-Giants coach Joe Judge will get ‘different’ role with Patriots
Conor Ryan / Randle scores 37 …: Does Patriots reported Shrine Bowl coaching staff hint at Joe Judge's future in 2023?
Jenna Lemoncelli / New York Post: Joe Judge's disastrous Patriots season included curse-filled Mac Jones blowups
Soor Vora / Stadium Rant: Quick Reactions: Patriots Hire Bill O'Brien
Sara Marshall / Musket Fire: New report says Mac Jones received heat from Patriots staff
Jon Heyman / New York Post:
Yankees' unfinished business leaves them with two significant issues — The Yankees did the big stuff great this winter (Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo, Carlos Rodon), but they are left with some unfinished business and look to be holding open competitions in both left field and at shortstop.
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors, New York Daily News, Pinstripe Alley, New Jersey Online and NESN.com
Anthony Franco / MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Shown Interest In David Peralta
Matthew Roberson / New York Daily News: Can you win it all without an elite shortstop? The Yankees are certainly going to try
Esteban Rivera / Pinstripe Alley: Left field should be Oswaldo Cabrera's job to lose
Mike Rosenstein / New Jersey Online: Yankees talk to Gold Glove-winning free-agent outfielder
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Tampa Bay Rays sign Pete Fairbanks to 3-year, $12M extension — Reliever Pete Fairbanks has signed a three-year, $12 million contract extension with the Tampa Bay Rays that includes a club option for a fourth season, it was announced Friday. — Fairbanks, 29, was dominant …
Discussion: Bleacher Nation, MLB Trade Rumors, Battery Power, Amazin' Avenue and FanSided
Brett Taylor / Bleacher Nation: Another Extension for the Rays, Hamels Still Trying to Come Back, Wind at Wrigley, and Other Cubs Bullets
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors: Rays Sign Pete Fairbanks To Extension
Kaitlyn Monnin / Battery Power: Braves News: Brian Snitker extension, prospect list wrap-up, and more
Michael Drago / Amazin' Avenue: Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. — Meet the Mets …
Calvin Woodward / Associated Press:
How classified documents ended up at 1984 a show-and-tell — Teacher Jim DeLisio's eyes popped when he saw the warnings on the documents — WASHINGTON — On a winter's day in 1984, a briefcase stuffed with classified government documents showed up in a building in Pittsburgh …
Susan Slusser / San Francisco Chronicle:
Ex-Giants infielder Jeff Kent comes off Hall of Fame ballot after falling short again — In his 10th and final appearance on the writers' ballot, former San Francisco Giants second baseman Jeff Kent again failed to make it into the Baseball Hall of Fame, joining onetime teammate Barry Bonds, who came off the ballot one year earlier.
Discussion: Cup of Coffee, JoeBlogs, True Blue LA, New Jersey Online, USA Today, New York Post, Dodgers Nation and MLB.com
Craig Calcaterra / Cup of Coffee: Good morning! And welcome to Free Thursday! — Today we have a contract extension …
Joe Posnanski / JoeBlogs: The Jeff Kent Backlash
Eric Stephen / True Blue LA: Jeff Kent's HOF call won't come from writers
Bridget Hyland / New Jersey Online: Former All-Star, ex-Mets infielder whines about Hall of Fame snub
Cydney Henderson / USA Today: Jeff Kent calls Baseball Hall of Fame voting an ‘embarrassment’ after falling off the ballot
Bradford Doolittle / ESPN:
Eight-time Gold Glove 3B Scott Rolen makes Baseball Hall of Fame
Eight-time Gold Glove 3B Scott Rolen makes Baseball Hall of Fame
Jim McLennan / AZ Snake Pit: SnakePit Hall of Fame: Big Papi makes it in at last
Joe Posnanski / JoeBlogs: Scott Rolen and the New Hall of Fame
Mike Puma / New York Post: What are the chances David Wright or Jose Reyes join the ex-Mets on paths to the Hall of Fame?
The Athletic: Gammons, Stark and Rosenthal on the Hall of Fame results, and why Scott Rolen's election mattered
Joe Resis / South Side Sox: Scott Rolen inducted into Hall of Fame
Matthew Roberson / New York Daily News: Examining the newcomers on the 2024 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot
Chris Cwik / Yahoo Sports: Scott Rolen elected to Baseball Hall of Fame while Alex Rodriguez again falls well short
Theo Gerome / The Crawfish Boxes: Scott Rolen Snags a Hall of Fame Plaque, Plus a Breakdown of the Rest of the Results
Bridget Hyland / New Jersey Online: Ex-Yankees outfielder will fall off Hall of Fame ballot
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Bob Nightengale / USA Today: Are Baseball Hall of Fame's standards too high? Why voters should be more forgiving
Jeff Fletcher / BBWAA: Eight-time Gold Glove-winning third baseman Scott Rolen elected to Hall of Fame
Neil Best / Newsday: Scott Rolen elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Adam Lichtenstein / Sun-Sentinel:
‘So much love’: Heat star Jimmy Butler set to play after cheering up young fan — MIAMI — Heat star Jimmy Butler went viral after Miami's game against Boston on Tuesday, but not for anything he did during a game. — A 12-year-old Argentinian fan, who held up a sign saying he traveled …
Discussion: Mercury News and Boston Herald