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Skull Session: A Farewell to JSN, Nick Bosa is On Pace to Be the NFL Defensive Player of the Year and Ezekiel Elliott Gave Kirby Smart Headaches in 2014

Welcome to the Tuesday Skull Session. If you liked “Top Gun: Maverick,” you will be a fan of this video. If you haven’t seen the movie, this will be a spoiler. But also, if you haven’t seen it, then what the heck are you doing? Hey, @OhioStateFByou’re welcome. – @Utah_Football fans pic.twitter.com/RLXnzPsYf6 — UTAHcountyUTE (@realjtl10) …

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Mark Ingram apologizes for failing to get first down: “I’m sick about this one.”

GettyImages With the Saints leading 16-3 and facing second-and-8 near midfield with six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter on Monday night, Mark Ingram caught a short pass and had a clear path to pick up a first down. Bizarrely, Ingram stepped out of bounds a yard short of the first down. …

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Kyle Shanahan: We’ll discuss Baker Mayfield, but feel good with what we have

GettyImages Baker Mayfield was waived by the Panthers on Monday and the 49ers lost Jimmy Garoppolo for the season on Sunday, so plenty of people drew some dots between the team and the quarterback after the Panthers let Mayfield go. The 49ers won on Sunday with seventh-rounder Brock Purdy running the offense …

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MLB rumors: Cubs pursuing several stars; Justin Verlander, Trea Turner start Winter Meetings with a bang

Major League Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings kicked off Sunday with the news that Fred McGriff was inducted into the Hall of Fame via the Contemporary Era Committee. The hope is that was the beginning of a crazy several days of baseball activity, chock full of a free agent signing spree and even a few high-profile …

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Tom Brady makes record 44th fourth-quarter comeback as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints

CNN — When his team trails in the fourth quarter, Tom Brady is almost inevitable. Down 13 points against the New Orleans Saints in the closing minutes, Brady steered the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to an improbable 17-16 win on Monday Night Football. In the process, he passed Peyton Manning for the most career fourth-quarter comebacks …

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World cup 2022: Roy Keane slams Brazil’s ‘disrespectful’ goal celebrations against South Korea

Sign up to Miguel Delaney’s Reading the Game newsletter sent straight to your inbox for free Sign up to Miguel’s Delaney’s free weekly newsletter Roy Keane slammed Brazil’s “disrespectful” goal celebrations and said it was like watching ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ as the World Cup favorites raced into a four-goal lead against South Korea in the …

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Celtics vs. Raptors takeaways: Blake Griffin plays a big role in a hard-fought win

The resilient Boston Celtics shook off an early rut to earn an impressive road win over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Turnovers and foul trouble resulted in Boston trailing by six heading into the second half. Whatever C’s coach Joe Mazzulla told his team in the locker room, it resonated. The C’s outscored Toronto …

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Georgia football quarterback Stetson Bennett wins Burlsworth Trophy

Stetson Bennett racked up another honor on Monday night. After being named a Heisman Trophy finalist, Bennett took home the Burlsworth Trophy, which is given to the top player in the country to begin their career as a walk-on. Bennett first arrived at Georgia in 2017 as a walk-on from Pierce County. He first left …

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Baseball Hall of Fame panel sends Fred McGriff to Cooperstown

The long wait for Baseball Hall of Fame recognition is finally over for Fred McGriff. McGriff was unanimously elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame through a vote by the Hall’s “Contemporary Era” committee, earning all 16 votes as others who dropped off the writers’ ballot saw their support shrivel. Yankees great Don Mattingly received eight …

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