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NFL's Week 14 Gameplan

SI.com picks three player match-ups you should be watching in Week 14 of the NFL season.

AP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M…

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees have reached agreement on an $86 million, five-year deal

NBA's Westbrook Is Still Averaging A…

Russell Westbrook has 11 triple-doubles. Meanwhile, the rest of the NBA, approximately 380-plus players or so, have just 12 total.

IOC president Bach wants life bans for proven…

IOC President Thomas Bach says Russian athletes and officials proven to have been part of a doping "manipulation system" should be banned for life from the Olympics

Orioles plan to pass on Bautista because fans don't like him

Jose Bautista has long been booed whenever he's played in Baltimore. Now, the free agent slugger wants the Orioles to consider signing him, and the team isn't having any part of that.

Kings' Barnes, Cousins sued over alleged…

Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes and center DeMarcus Cousins were sued by two people who say they were assaulted by the players in a New York nightclub early Monday morning.

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IOC clears 3 bid cities to advance in race for 2024 Olympics

The IOC has cleared all three candidate cities for the 2024 Olympics to advance to the next stage of the bidding race

Penalty to be waived for accidental ball movement…

Golf's governing bodies have responded to Dustin Johnson's penalty at the U.S. Open by introducing a local rule that will waive the one-shot penalty if a ball moves on the putting green by accident

Report: Houston to hire Lane Kiffin as next head…

Houston is set to hire Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin to be its next football coach, according to USA Today's Dan Wolken.

Doping agency criticizes Russia as Isinbayeva…

Even before Friday's publication of a new report into alleged state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes, Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency are bickering

Barry Switzer makes case to Trump for 'secretary…

Former Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer stopped by Trump Tower and made his case to President-elect Donald Trump to be the new 'secretary of offense.' Switzer joked that Trump wants to 'make the wishbone great again.'

Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after years-long case

China's highest court has ruled in favor of basketball legend Michael Jordan at the conclusion of a years-long trademark case

Aroldis Chapman signs 5-year, $86 million deal…

The Yankees have signed closer Aroldis Chapman to a 5-year deal reportedly worth $86 million, and includes a three year no- trade clause.

Gimme a hundred: Red Sox-Brewers trade contains…

A hundred dollars can still go a long way in baseball

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Derek Jeter believes Steinbrenner belongs in…

Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter believes former franchise owner George Steinbrenner III deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, according to the New York Daily News.

LEADING OFF: What to watch at the baseball winter…

LEADING OFF: A Washington debate over pricey trade for Eaton, Jansen still looking for a spot and the Rule 5 draft as the baseball winter meetings come to an end

Warriors rout Clippers 115-98 for 7th straight…

Klay Thompson scored 24 points, Draymond Green added 22 points and the Golden State Warriors routed the Clippers 115-98 for their seventh straight win over Los Angeles

Report: Robert Griffin III to start for Browns…

Robert Griffin III will make his return to the field on Sunday to start for the Browns against the Bengals, ESPN’s Dan Graziano reports.

James scores 25 as Cavaliers crush Knicks 126-94

LeBron James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love also surpassed 20, and the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the New York Knicks 126-94 on Wednesday night

Cubs get closer Wade Davis from Royals for OF Jorge Soler

The World Series champion Chicago Cubs have acquired star closer Wade Davis from the Kansas City Royals for outfielder Jorge Soler. The trade was announced Wednesday at the winter meetings

White Sox trade Adam Eaton to Nationals for Lucas…

The Chicago White Sox have reportedly agreed to trade outfielder Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals in exchange for pitchers Lucas Giolito, Dane Dunning and Reynaldo Lopez, the team announced.

AP source: Gomez agrees to $11.5M deal to stay…

Two people familiar with the negotiations say outfielder Carlos Gomez has agreed to an $11.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the Texas Rangers

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No. 1 UConn beats No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 for 83rd…

Napheesa Collier scored 20 points, Gabby Williams had 19 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and No. 1 Connecticut beat No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 on Wednesday night for its 83rd straight victory

Baylor Rhule: Bears introduce coach in campus…

Matt Rhule has been introduced as Baylor's new football coach

Sports Style Swipe: DeMarcus Cousins, Sean Lee…

DeMarcus Cousins wearing a 'Stranger Things' sweatshirt, Sean Lee dressed like Roger Goodell, and Stefon Diggs in all denim. Celebrity master barber Davey Cuts guest appears on Sports Style Swipe to say who rocked their look and who needs some work.