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pSEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 22: A South Korean banker carries US dollar bank notes at the Korea Exchange bank on February 22, 2005 in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean won jumped to its highest intraday level in more than seven years in domestic trade on Tuesday, boosted by strong foreign equity buying and exporter deals. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

  • Jason Kidd: LeBron James did water bottle flip to send a message

    Jason Kidd admits to Dan Patrick that LeBron James' water bottle flip with teammates appeared to be sending a message to 'someone.' Considering James' angst over Phil Jackson's 'posse' comments, is it the Zen master?

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  • Yes, Colin Kaepernick is hurting NFL ratings

    Colin Kaepernick (No. 7) and 49ers teammates take a knee during the national anthem. The steady decline in NFL television ratings has been the biggest story of the football season, and arguably the biggest sports-business story of 2016. It’s clear that interest in watching primetime NFL games has waned, but what remains unclear are the exact causes, and which causes have had the largest impact.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Ladies European Tour event suspended after on-course caddie death

    The Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour was suspended during the first round on Wednesday following the on-course death of a caddie. The caddie’s name was not released, but Dubai media reported the caddie was carrying for Anne-Lise Caudal. The Omega Dubai Ladies Masters began on Wednesday.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • NBA’s new Larry Bird highlight video will blow your mind

    Larry Bird’s birthday was yesterday, and we celebrated with a couple highlight videos. Then, the NBA released this video today – and it’s too good not to share. It’s one thing to know Bird’s numbers. It’s another to see how spectacular of a scorer

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  • Climb Inside This Ferrari FXX K Doing 200 MPH at Daytona

    Last week’s Ferrari Finali Mondiali in Daytona, Florida was notable for quite a few reasons. An uprated version of the LaFerrari’s 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated V-12 and electric motor cranks out a total of 1,036 horsepower, yet the car weighs in several hundred pounds lighter than its 949-hp street-legal cousin.

    The Drive
  • Matt Holliday made sure Yankees can never trade him to one former team

    New York Yankees free-agent signee Matt Holliday has, and though his chosen profession essentially guarantees he’ll return to the city of his apparent disdain temporarily, the negotiating power of his agent has reportedly guaranteed he won’t return there permanently or work for his former employer again. As we learned on Wednesday, Holliday’s one-year, $13M contract with the Yankees reportedly includes one very interesting and unique provision. It’s essentially a one-team no-trade clause that prevents the Yankees from trading Holliday to the Oakland A’s, where he played during the 2009 season.

    Big League Stew
  • What do the Mets have planned for the last full day of the Winter Meetings?

    Mets GM Sandy Alderson should have at least one or two reasonable trades on the table for OF Jay Bruce, according to teams that have talked with the Mets. However, because he's comfortable with slow-playing the free-agent market for relief pitchers, Alderson appears totally fine holding off on dealing Bruce for an arm, while letting the outfield market play out and revisiting his options during December. "Things are generally slow," Alderson explained Tuesday, talking to reporters. "Hopefully things start to loosen up a little bit. ...Clubs are still trying to figure out exactly what they think is exactly the best way to go. The contours of the market are still a little bit vague, so you don't

    SNY
  • USGA, R&A create local rule in wake of Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open issues

    Eventual winner Dustin Johnson had his final round and championship put into limbo when his ball moved on the fifth green at Oakmont Country Club. After the walking rules official declared Johnson didn’t cause the ball to move, USGA officials kept looking at the footage. As Johnson was making his back-nine run toward his first major, the USGA informed Johnson that he might — might — be penalized for the ball moving.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Justin Forsett to play immediate role in Denver Broncos' offense

    Reuniting with Gary Kubiak, running back Justin Forsett will reportedly split carries with Devontae Booker to try to help bring a spark to a struggling Broncos offense.

    NBC Sports
  • NWHL takes 2017 All-Star Game to Pittsburgh

    In a letter on the NWHL website, league commissioner Dani Rylan hinted at a huge announcement regarding the location of the All-Star Game. The weekend of Feb. 11 and 12 the best of the best in the NWHL will showcase their talents in Pittsburgh (more or less). All 2017 NWHL All-Star events will be held at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, the state-of-the-art practice facility of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Cranberry Township, PA – 20 miles outside of Pittsburgh.

    Puck Daddy
  • Winter Meetings Journal, Day 3: Time to wrap up that unfinished business

    Don Mattingly’s presser at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday. (AP) NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — A lot has happened since the last Winter Meetings Journal. Chris Sale was traded, finally. Ian Desmond got a $70 million deal from the Colorado Rockies. Wade Davis

    Big League Stew
  • Can fantasy owners trust Colin Kaepernick in the playoffs?

    Yahoo Sports' Andy Behrens answers a question from social media, focusing on the San Francisco 49ers quarterback and if his poor Week 13 performance affects his value in the fantasy postseason.

    Yahoo Sports Videos
  • Lexi Thompson Is Playing from the Same Tees as the Men This Week. Let's Not All Freak Out

    Lexi Thompson is the only woman in the Franklin Templeton Shootout field this week, and she'll play the same tees as the men. Touting this event as some kind of tricked-up Battle of the Sexes would be insulting not only to Thompson's ability but also to the caliber of elite female golfers in general. Thompson finished the 2016 LPGA season second in driving distance at 277.40 yards, which was longer than 26 players' driving distance on the PGA Tour in the 2015-16 season.

    Golf
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. cleared to return to NASCAR, will race at the 2017 Daytona 500

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has completed his recovery from a concussion that sidelined him for the last half of the 2016 NASCAR season. Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday morning that Earnhardt had been cleared to race again in NASCAR after a Wednesday test at Darlington Raceway. Earnhardt was cleared by Dr. Micky Collins, director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program in Pittsburgh.

    NBC Sports
  • Admiral Trolls Kaepernick: Pearl Harbor Dead Never 'Took a Knee'

    The Pearly Harbor dead "never took a knee," Navy Admiral Harry Harris said during a speech marking the 75th anniversary of the surprise attack, an obvious swipe at San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and others who refuse to stand for the national anthem. “You can bet that the men and women we honor today – and those who died that fateful morning 75 years ago – never took a knee and never failed to stand whenever they heard our national anthem being played,” said Harris, according to the New York Post. “Hearing the words, ‘The land of the free and home of the brave’ means something special for every American, every day,” he added. The reference to Kaepernick’s ongoing national anthem protest sparked “a lengthy standing ovation from the crowd, with people whistling and hooting,” noted NBC Sports Pro Football Talk.

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  • Winter Meetings recap, and what's next for Sandy Alderson's offseason

    It was a newsless Winter Meetings for the Mets, as it was for most teams, but it certainly wasn't quiet. In the end, the Mets held a lot of meetings where they talked with agents and team representatives for a variety of relief pitchers open to accepting major- and minor-league deals. In an effort to free up a roster spot, raise money and have fewer left-handed hitting outfielders, the Mets spent time talking with teams about Jay Bruce, though they reportedly saw more interest in Curtis Granderson and Michael Conforto, which is understandable. In the end, I expect the Mets will eventually trade Bruce and one of two things will happen, 1) They'll get back a big-league reliever making a decent salary, after which they'll use the difference to sign one or two more low-cost relievers, or 2) They'll trade Bruce for nothing, and use his entire $13 million to sign someone like Brad Ziegler, as well as one or two more low-cost relievers.

    SNY
  • Andrew Bogut gets into Twitter fight about fake news conspiracy

    Dallas Mavericks center Andrew Bogut has some controversial political opinions, and he’s not afraid to speak his mind. Nor is Bogut afraid to mix it up, initially, with writers and fans on Twitter about those opinions. On Tuesday Bogut tweeted something nonsensical about Pizzagate, a fake news story that originated from Reddit about a Democrat-led child sex ring. From Twitter: Bogut was then pointed to Snopes, a well-known debunking site, to help him understand more about the fake news. The Dallas center responded, apparently thinking Snopes to be unreliable. Bogut then got into it with several fans and writers on Twitter, mocking them for trying to expand his research capabilities on the Internet.

    ProBasketballTalk
  • Notre Dame grads buy page in school's student paper lambasting AD and coach

    Brian Kelly’s team was 4-8 in 2016. Some Notre Dame fans are so unhappy with the state of the school’s football team that they bought a page in the student paper to express their dissatisfaction. The ad appears in the Dec. 7 issue of The Observer student paper. It blames Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick for failures and expresses a lack of confidence in coach Brian Kelly.

    Dr. Saturday
  • Adrian Peterson has reasons to be cautious with potential Vikings return

    Adrian Peterson has made it clear that he will not return this season unless the Vikings are considered for playoffs. With Peterson's 2017 contract not yet confirmed, that appears to be a smart move.

    NBC Sports
  • Super washout? Broncos could join Panthers at home in January

    If the season were to end today, the Denver Broncos would be in the playoffs. At 8-4, the Broncos have had a solid season that’s a near carbon-copy of last year’s title winner. The Broncos return home on Dec. 18 to play the 10-2 New England Patriots then close out the season with a Christmas night date in Kansas City and a New Year’s Day home game against the Oakland Raiders.

    Shutdown Corner
  • kiffin to Houston

    Kiffin to Houston , I guess we get Orlando and Applewhite....

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  • David Ortiz teases return after Red Sox trade for Chris Sale

    Retired Red Sox star David Ortiz reiterated all season and continued promising after the fact that he has no intentions of playing again in 2017 or beyond. Could it be though that Boston’s monumental trade for Chicago White Sox Chris Sale on Tuesday has Big Papi rethinking his decision? “Thinking” can be interpreted any number of ways, of course, but if Ortiz is seriously thinking about what Red Sox fans hope he’s thinking about, then now might be a good time for them to start praying.

    Big League Stew
  • NHL won’t reconsider Golden Knights name, logo in wake of trademark issue

    Last night, we passed along news that the Vegas Golden Knights trademark had been denied by the U.S. government, based on a “likelihood of confusion” with the NCAA’s College of St. Rose Golden Knights. “We are currently reviewing the Trademark Office’s letter and will prepare a detailed response demonstrating why we continue strongly to believe the Vegas Golden Knights mark should be registered in co-existence with the college registration, just as a number of other nicknames currently co-exist in professional and college sports (particularly where there is no overlap as to the sport for which the nickname is being used).

    NBC Sports
  • LIVE – UCL group stage finale: Leicester, Tottenham both in action

    The final matchday of the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League group stage takes place on Wednesday with two Premier League teams in action. [ LIVE: Champions League scores ]  Leicester City is already through and has topped Group G with Claudio Ranieri‘s men securing a top spot for next Monday’s Round of 16 draw. The Foxes face FC Porto in Portugal with the hosts needing just a point to secure second place in the group and their spot in the last 16. Putting their Premier League worries aside, Leicester will aim to stay unbeaten throughout all six of their UCL group games. Tottenham Hotspur wish they could say the same but Mauricio Pochettino‘s men have already crashed out of the Champions League with

    ProSoccerTalk
  • Phoenix1 announces 2017 roster: Ryu, Arrow, Inori, Adrian, zig, and coach Fly

    Phoenix1 has locked in their roster and is ready to let the world know who they’ll be fielding in the North American LCS come 2017, the team announced in a statement sent exclusively to Yahoo Esports. Built around a core of North American players and bolstered by a pair of talented Korean imports, Phoenix1 is aiming much higher than their 8th place finish in the 2016 NA LCS Summer Split.

    Yahoo Esports