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: Daily News
Mirjam Swanson / Daily News: Rickie Fowler builds confidence at Farmers Insurance Open
Bryce Miller / San Diego Union-Tribune:
Wisecracking, talented golfer Max Homa loves San Diego — but not the Padres — Twitter sensation, who sits in a tie for fourth at the Farmers Insurance Open, spares few, including himself, when the barbs fly — It says it right there in the PGA Tour bio of Max Homa: “Favorite city is San Diego.”
Discussion: Daily Breeze, Seattle Sports, Los Angeles Times and The Athletic
Bryce Miller / Los Angeles Times: Final-round chaos ends with Max Homa's victory at Farmers Insurance Open
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.
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Jim Alexander / Daily Breeze: It's USC's night in win against rival UCLA
Dylan Hernández / Los Angeles Times: UCLA's woeful offense needs a Mick Cronin overhaul to be Final Four worthy
Mike Cranston / Press Enterprise: No. 8 UCLA women lose to Colorado in overtime
David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa still in concussion protocol, won't participate in Pro Bowl — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa remains in concussion protocol a month after entering it, according to a league source, and now will be unable to participate in the Pro Bowl.
Discussion: Boston Herald, The Athletic, Seattle Sports, ProFootballTalk and New York Post
Jeff Howe / The Athletic: Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa still in concussion protocol, will not participate in Pro Bowl: Source
Myles Simmons / ProFootballTalk: Report: Tua Tagovailoa remains in concussion protocol, won't participate in Pro Bowl games
Christopher Scarglato / New York Post: Tua Tagovailoa remains in concussion protocol, will sit out Pro Bowl
Jay Rigdon / Awful Announcing:
CBS debuted a live mic hole with Max Homa and it was predictably awesome … It's hard to describe how quickly CBS has revamped their golf coverage. — Long a plagued by a staid feel, CBS has now quickly risen to the top of network golf coverage thanks to being willing to innovate and push …
Khobi Price / Orlando Sentinel:
Healthier, well-balanced Magic beat Pacers for 3rd victory in 4 games — The challenges Orlando Magic coach Jamahl Mosley is facing now aren't the same ones he faced earlier in the season. — He and the team embraced the early-season demands but welcome the ones they're facing now even more.
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Stefan Bondy / New York Daily News:
James Dolan talks expectations for this year's Knicks: ‘We fully expect to make the playoffs’ — The owner has set the bar. — James Dolan, making the media rounds to defend his use of facial recognition technology at his venues, gave an endorsement to team president Leon Rose but made clear there's an expectation for the Knicks.
Discussion: Denver Post, New York Post and Newsday
Denver Post: James Dolan says he will keep Knicks for the long haul: ‘I have no plans whatsoever to sell at this point’
Greg Joyce / New York Post: James Dolan ‘absolutely’ backs Leon Rose's performance as Knicks president
Steve Popper / Newsday: James Dolan gives Knicks' Leon Rose vote of confidence
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: MLB Baseball News …, MLB Trade Rumors, Bleacher Nation, Battery Power and Amazin' Avenue
Mark Polishuk / MLB Trade Rumors: Rays Close To Contract Extension With Yandy Diaz
Brett Taylor / Bleacher Nation: Another Extension for the Rays, Hamels Still Trying to Come Back, Wind at Wrigley, and Other Cubs Bullets
Kaitlyn Monnin / Battery Power: Braves News: Brian Snitker extension, prospect list wrap-up, and more
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 R. Epstein / Baseball Prospectus: Sinclair Prioritizing Buybacks Over Baseball Hurts Fans the Most
Daniel Frankel / Next TV: It's On: Bally Sports RSNs Headed for Bankruptcy
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
Demetrius Bell / Battery Power: How does looming bankruptcy for Bally Sports affect the Braves?
Jim McLennan / AZ Snake Pit: Bally Sports heading towards bankruptcy?
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: Denver Post, Seattle Sports, Bleacher Nation and Blog a Bull
Denver Post: Recapping the Chicago Bulls: Big Three lead the way to a 128-109 victory against the Orlando Magic
Elias Schuster / Bleacher Nation: A Trip to Orlando, What Do the Players Think? Give Portland a Call? 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: Seattle Sports, Pasadena Star News, Denver Post and Mile High Sports
Kyle Newman / Denver Post: Avalanche's third-period woes re-emerge against Ducks: “It's a mental issue”