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Pittsburgh Steelers WR Eli Rogers suffered ACL tear in playoff loss to Jacksonville Jaguars

PITTSBURGH — Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers suffered an ACL tear in Sunday’s divisional-round loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first reported the injury. Rogers appeared to hurt his right leg on the final drive of the game, during which he produced five catches for 42 yards. Rogers was on crutches as he appeared briefly in the locker room Monday but did not address reporters. Rogers was second on the team with 48 receptions in 2016, but his production dipped to 18 catches…

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Dana White says ‘no update’ on Conor McGregor; Tony Ferguson-Khabib Nurmagomedov winner will be ‘undisputed champion’

BOSTON — A UFC news conference on Friday was supposed to bring some clarity to its lightweight division. Ultimately, it did not. Speaking to reporters inside TD Garden, UFC president Dana White said a lightweight matchup between interim champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, scheduled for UFC 223 on April 7 in Brooklyn, New York, would be for the “undisputed” title. Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk will run it back at UFC 223 in April, just five months after Namajunas pulled off a stunning upset to capture the strawweight championship….

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Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. The Tampa Bay Times reported that an autopsy released Friday shows the former Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies All-Star died from blunt force trauma with drowning as a contributing factor when he crashed his personal plane into the Gulf of Mexico near New Port Richey on Nov. 7. The National Transportation…

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Javier Fortuna fails to make weight, ruled ineligible

Javier Fortuna, who has never boxed at a weight heavier than 133 pounds in his nine-year career, failed to make the 135-pound limit at the weigh-in on Friday for a lightweight world title challenge against Robert Easter Jr., and he is ineligible to win the belt. Fortuna agreed to pay Easter $10,000 from his purse and the fight will go on as planned on Saturday (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, but with greatly reduced stakes. Easter, who is making his third defense, will retain…

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Kell Brook will have Amir Khan on his mind during ring return

Kell Brook will have domestic rival Amir Khan on his mind when he returns to the ring for the first time since his Bramall Lane heartbreak at the Sheffield Arena in March. Brook lost his IBF welterweight title to American Errol Spence last year and has now moved up in weight to face his former sparring partner Sergei Rabchenko. A prospective big-money bout with Khan moved closer earlier this month when the former Olympic silver medallist — who has not fought since May 2016 — signed terms with Brook’s promoter…

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Derby County 0-0 Bristol City

Aden Flint’s goalline clearance helped Bristol City keep their first clean sheet since Boxing Day Championship promotion-chasers Derby and Bristol City had to settle for a point each following a goalless draw. The Rams went closest, with Aden Flint clearing a Curtis Davies header off the line and Johnny Russell hitting the bar with a free-kick in the first half. After the break substitute Bristol City keeper Luke Steele saved well from Tom Lawrence and Matej Vydra. Derby’s Cameron Jerome was booked for diving late on when he appeared to…

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Dillon Gee signs with Chunichi Dragons in Japan on one-year, $1.7 million deal

Pitcher Dillon Gee has agreed to a $1.7 million, one-year contract with the Chunichi Dragons of Japan’s Central League, a deal that includes an additional $300,000 in performance bonuses. A right-hander who turns 32 in April, Gee was 3-2 with a 4.37 ERA in four starts and 14 relief appearances last year for Texas and Minnesota. He was released by the Rangers in June, then signed with the Twins. Gee is 51-48 with a 4.09 ERA in eight major league seasons that included time with the New York Mets (2010-15)…

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Minnesota Vikings apply for two trademarks after win over New Orleans Saints

If Stefon Diggs‘ remarkable touchdown in last weekend’s game becomes part of all-time NFL lore, the Minnesota Vikings want to own it. Or at least the name. On Monday, the day after the remarkable 61-yard play from that resulted in a five-point victory over the New Orleans Saints and a trip to the NFC Championship Game, the team filed for three trademarks to “Minneapolis Miracle” and one to “Minnesota Miracle.” The filings showed up Friday in the electronic records published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The team seeks…

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Fantasy NHL – Players to add from waivers from every Western Conference team

Following up on Thursday’s Eastern Conference edition, here’s a look at one widely available player from each team in the West to add from waivers in your fantasy hockey league. Central Division Chicago Blackhawks: Anton Forsberg, G (Rostered in 8.2 percent of ESPN.com leagues) While goalie Corey Crawford battles post-concussion symptoms off-ice, Forsberg has been the more consistent of Chicago’s backups, winning two of three recent consecutive games (.943 save percentage). That gives the 25-year-old Swede an edge in earning starts over minor-league/KHL journeyman Jeff Glass for the foreseeable future,…

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Red Fisher, former Montreal Canadiens beat writer, dies at 91

5:46 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Legendary hockey journalist Red Fisher died on Friday. He was 91. Fisher covered the Montreal Canadiens for 57 years, most notably for the Montreal Gazette, which confirmed Fisher’s death with a close family friend. He retired in 2012, at age 85. “He was the best of his time,” Canadiens Hall of Fame goaltender Ken Dryden wrote in an email to the Montreal Gazette, “and his time lasted a very long time.” Last month, Fisher was named to the Order of Canada, one of the country’s…

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