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Boxing

Mills Lane, Hall of Fame boxing referee, dies at 85

Lane officiated more than 100 title fights, sharing the ring with greats such as Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes and Lennox Lewis, and was respected for his fairness and toughness.

MLB

Former National League MVP Cody Bellinger reportedly signing one-year deal with Chicago Cubs

The 2019 NL MVP was cut by the Dodgers in November after hitting .210 with 19 homers, 150 strikeouts and a .654 OPS in 144 games last season.

NCAA women's basketball

No. 6 UConn women’s basketball star Azzi Fudd out 3-6 weeks with knee injury

The sophomore guard was injured in the first half of the game Sunday when a teammate collided into her.

NFL

Injury-plagued Rams claim quarterback Baker Mayfield off waivers

Mayfield will be playing out the string with the defending Super Bowl champion Rams.

The Tradition

How being a student of the game helped Chanté Bonds of the Boston Renegades excel on the field

When the Renegades’ quarterback went down with a torn Achilles’, Bonds was ready to step in. Never mind the fact that she had played defensive back the entire season.

MLB

Fred McGriff lone selection to Baseball Hall of Fame by Contemporary Baseball Era committee

Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling were among those who fell short.

WORLD CUP

Neymar set to return Monday when Brazil faces South Korea

Brazil plans to use Neymar from the opening whistle instead of as a substitute. “I prefer to use my best player from the start,” coach Tite said.

College Football

College Football Playoff set: Georgia vs. Ohio State in Peach Bowl; Michigan vs. TCU for Fiesta Bowl

The Buckeyes snuck into the four-team field despite missing out on the Big 10 championship game after a loss to Michigan.