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2:55 PM ET, March 13, 2023

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Brad Biggs / Chicago Tribune:
The free-agent negotiating window opens today.  Where will GM Ryan Poles and the Chicago Bears turn their attention first?  —  Ryan Poles came away with a plug-and-play wide receiver in D.J. Moore — who is instantly the Chicago Bears' top target in the passing game — in his blockbuster trade of the No. 1 draft pick Friday.
Discussion: Chicago Sun-Times and The Athletic
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Meghan Montemurro / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Cubs camp report: Seiya Suzuki to start the season on IL, while prospect Brennen Davis is sent to Iowa
Jacob Meyer / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles World Baseball Classic roundup: Anthony Santander homers in Venezuela's win over Dominican Republic  —  Anthony Santander didn't waste any time making his presence felt at the World Baseball Classic on Saturday.  —  In his first plate appearance in Venezuela's WBC opener …
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José M. Romero / USA Today:
Team USA defeats Great Britain in World Baseball Classic on Kyle Schwarber's 3-run homer  —  The United States began its defense of the 2017 World Baseball Classic championship Saturday night, and got off to a good start in Group C play with a 6-2 win over Great Britain in the second of two WBC games at Chase Field.
Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
Jimmy Butler's heroics not enough as Heat fall 126-114 in OT in Orlando  —  In a season of bad losses, add one more to the Miami Heat's ledger.  —  A particularly painful loss.  —  Both emotionally.  —  And in the standings.  —  Recovering from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit …
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Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
If Heat end season at a loss, it's because of these nightmare scenarios
Jim Alexander / Orange County Register:
UCLA doesn't help itself in loss to Arizona  —  Falling short in a riveting Pac-12 Tournament championship game could cost the Bruins when it comes to seeding and maybe location, but how much?  —  Show Caption  —  of  —  Expand  —  LAS VEGAS — How much will UCLA be dinged by the NCAA Tournament selection committee Sunday?
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Associated Press:
UCF men lose 81-76 to Memphis in AAC tourney  —  FORT WORTH, Texas — Despite guard C.J. Kelly's team-high 28 points, the No. 7-seeded UCF men (18-14) fell to No. 2-seeded Memphis 81-76 in Friday night's AAC quarterfinals in Fort Worth.  —  The Tigers (24-8), who advance to Saturday's 4 p.m. semifinal …
Mike Puma / New York Post:
Mets planning to shut down Jose Quintana for three months  —  JUPITER, Fla. — The Mets will prepare to play the first half of the season without Jose Quintana.  —  The left-hander is expected to be shut down from throwing for at least three months, according to sources …
Kevin Acee / San Diego Union-Tribune:
Craig Stammen knows the end has come after latest shoulder injury  —  Padres reliever suffers setback in quest to continue playing, seems ready to walk away from 13-year major league career  —  Padres reliever Craig Stammen reinjured his right shoulder, and a 13-year major league career is almost certainly over.
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors and Gaslamp Ball
Matt Kawahara / San Francisco Chronicle:
A's Tony Kemp eyes ‘complete’ season after 2022 swing changes  —  MESA, Ariz. - Tony Kemp entered each game in the second half of last season with the same goal: Get on base twice.  —  “If the leadoff hitter can get on base twice a game, you give your team that much better of a chance to win,” the Oakland Athletics' utilityman said.
Discussion: NBCSports.com
James O'Connell / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Harrison Bader out with oblique strain, Isiah Kiner-Falefa homers in win over Tigers  —  The injury bug has made an early appearance in the Yankees' clubhouse.  —  A day after it was announced that Carlos Rodon would begin the season on the injured list due to a forearm strain …
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LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
3 takeaways from Chicago White Sox camp, plus the 1st ‘special’ home run of the spring for OF prospect Oscar Colás  —  PEORIA, Ariz. — Jake Burger slugged two home runs for the Chicago White Sox in a 6-5 Cactus League loss to the San Diego Padres on Saturday at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Discussion: Mercury News
Jen McCaffrey / The Athletic:
Against the Yankees, prospect Marcelo Mayer offers another glimpse at the future  —  FORT MYERS, Fla. — Marcelo Mayer came to the plate in the bottom of the ninth in a tie game against the New York Yankees and ripped a leadoff double to left-center that one-hopped the wall.
Matt Kawahara / San Francisco Chronicle:
A's center field shaping up as ‘not an easy decision.’ Here's why  —  MESA, Ariz. - The Oakland Athletics' center field situation remains a source of uncertainty and intrigue with two weeks left in spring training.  —  Esteury Ruiz, JJ Bleday and Cristian Pache have all drawn Cactus League starts in center this spring.
David Furones / Sun-Sentinel:
Dolphins clear major cap space by restructuring Hill, Armstead contracts; RB Ahmed returning for 2023  —  The Miami Dolphins continue to set themselves up financially for the start of free agency Monday, and are now well below the salary cap after two immense moves.
Discussion: Denver Post and ProFootballTalk
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