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MLB’s divisional round kicks off with a true early-bird special this afternoon. The Astros host the White Sox…and the teams are led by the two oldest managers in the game. Then it’s a Red Sox-Rays nightcap.

Making Headlines

NBA: Eighteen former NBA players have been charged with federal crimes after defrauding the NBA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan out of about $4 million, per Tom Winter. Notable names in the scandal include Tony Allen, Glen Davis, and Sebastian Telfair.

NFL: Linebacker Jaylon Smith signed a one-year deal to join the Packers. Smith was surprisingly cut by the Cowboys earlier this week.

MLB: The Padres have fired manager Jayce Tingler after the second season of his three-year contract. San Diego finished with a 79-83 record in 2021 after the team went 34-21 through the month of May.

NHL: With NHL players returning to the Winter Olympics in 2022, international federations have begun naming three provisional players to each of their teams for Beijing. Notable additions include Victor Hedman, David Pastrnak, Auston Matthews, Patrick Kane, Connor McDavid, and Sidney Crosby.

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