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10:25 AM ET, January 30, 2023

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Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Nightengale's Notebook: Malachi Moore is a trailblazer as first umpire from MLB's Compton academy  —  PHOENIX — Malachi Moore would set the alarm for 5 a.m. every morning, head over to MLB's Youth Academy in Compton, Calif. and start his day.  —  There was grass to be mowed.  —  Fields to be raked.
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David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins land coveted defensive coordinator Vic Fangio  —  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)  —  The Miami Dolphins got their top choice to fill their defensive coordinator vacancy.
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 …
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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.”
Patrick Saunders / Denver Post:
Owner Dick Monfort: Rockies can “play .500 ball” in 2023  —  Monfort doesn't “100% agree” with Padres' spending plan  —  GREELEY — Prior to the 2020 season, owner Dick Monfort boldly predicted the Rockies would rebound from their disastrous 2019 season and win a franchise-record 94 games that year.
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
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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 …
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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.
Bradford Doolittle / ESPN:
Way-too-early 2023 MLB lineup rankings  —  We're calling these lineup rankings “way-too-early” — and while that might well be true, maybe it's not.  At this point of the winter, teams across MLB have largely completed their heavy lifting.  We do still have a few free agents out there and some trades …
Discussion: Bleacher Nation
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.
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 …
Jacob Meyer / Baltimore Sun:
Cole Irvin understands his role as he joins Orioles rotation: ‘I know how to get hitters out’  —  Over the past two seasons, few starting pitchers in the majors have thrown more innings — or more strikes — than Cole Irvin.  —  For the veteran left-hander, who the Orioles acquired in a trade …
 
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