Let’s Fix MLB’s Salary Arbitration System: Introduction

Arbitration season is upon us. This winter, Mookie Betts’ contract set a record for a second-time arbitration-eligible player after agreeing to a $20 million deal with the Boston Red Sox to avoid arbitration. NL Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom set some records of his own with his $17 million agreeme...

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Desert Classic Odds, TV Schedule, Tee Times: Rose Makes First Start as World No. 1

The PGA Tour starts the West coast swing now after leaving Hawaii, where Xander Schauffele and Matt Kuchar collected their first wins of the 2019 season.

This week the Tour heads to Palm Springs where they will play over a three-cour...

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Here are the perfect landing spots for 7 free agents

We love Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. We even love this offseason’s long-running intrigue around where they might land and how they might impact postseason berths and all the rest...

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Why Kyler Murray is set to forfeit a $4.6m MLB bonus and join the NFL

So this is what a college athlete with real leverage looks like. Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray has done a masterful job pitting two sporting giants, Major League Baseball and the National Football League, against each other.

Let’s rewind for a moment to explain what’s happened...

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The Dolphins betting on 2020 draft for QBs shows foresight, but has pitfalls

MIAMI — The 2019 Miami Dolphins are unlikely to be playoff contenders — that much has been made clear in the weeks since the firing of coach Adam Gase.

For a Dolphins team mired in mediocrity and set to hire its fourth head coach this decade, rebuilding seems like a wise choice to eventu...

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Stephen A. Smith’s Message and Song to Cowboy Fans is Too Funny for Words

If you could not wait until Monday to watchStephen A. Smith’s reaction to the Cowboys’ season-ending loss to the Rams, you are in luck. What makes this message even more remarkable is that it looks as if he is recording it in public...

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A’s meet Murray to sell career in baseball

Kyler Murray and the A’s were scheduled to meet on Sunday to discuss the dual-athlete’s prospect of entering the NFL Draft, according to multiple reports. Executive vice president Billy Beane will be leading the front office’s representation.

Murray, the club’s ninth overall pick in the 2018 MLB D...

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Sunday Notes: Can the Astros’ Secret Sauce Spice Up Orioles’ Pitching?

Pitchers in the Astros organization were K-happy this past season. Thanks to a bevy of power arms and analytics-based attack plans, each of Houston’s full-season minor league affiliates led its respective league in strikeouts. So did their short-season and, most notably, their big-league club.

Gi...

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High-flying Rams take to the ground to roll over Cowboys for first playoff win in McVay era

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay felt the pressure. So did quarterback Jared Goff...

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NFL divisional round playoffs: Los Angeles Chargers v New England Patriots – live!

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