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Jon Lester’s option declined by Cubs, former Red Sox lefthander becomes free agent

After going 3-3 with a 5.16 ERA in 12 starts in 2020, he could have earned $25 million in 2021, but instead is owed a $10 million buyout.

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Amid cancer battle, John Daly tied for Champions lead in Florida

The two-time major champion won his lone Champions Tour title in 2017 in Houston.

NESN ‘extremely disappointed’ after getting dropped by YouTube TV

NESN called the decision "purely economical" and "at the expense of viewers."

NFL recommends some sideline players wear masks during games

The NFL also suggested teams enhance physical distancing on the sidelines while the NFL considers expanding the bench area.

Major league owners approve sale of Mets to Steve Cohen

The sale from the Wilpon and Katz families values the franchise at between $2.4 billion and $2.45 billion, a record for an MLB team.

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Pandemic slows but can’t stop the charitable efforts of youth hockey players

In the "October Saves" campaign, young goalies raise funds by stopping pucks in the driveway and the basement while rinks remain locked.

NFL: Chargers-Broncos game Sunday still on despite COVID-19 cases

Players on both teams have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Electing to share a few thoughts on the sports world …

For one thing, the vote here is that the Patriots will find a way to beat the Bills, just because they're the Bills.