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On this day 35 years ago, New York Giants Super Bowl MVP Phil Simms was the first player to exclaim, “I’m gonna go to Disney World!” — for which he was paid $75,000.

Making Headlines

NFL: Sean Payton is stepping away as head coach of the Saints after 16 years, according to multiple reports. Also, the Bears will hire Chiefs Assistant Director of Player Personnel Ryan Poles as their next general manager, per multiple reports. Jim Caldwell is reportedly interviewing for the team’s vacant head coaching position Tuesday.

MLB: Progress was reportedly made between the players’ association and owners in negotiations to end the lockout. Per ESPN, the union dropped its demand for age-based free agency and cut the amount of its proposed revenue sharing. The sides are reportedly closer on minimum and pre-arbitration salaries.

NHL: Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle skated in his 964th consecutive regular-season game, matching Doug Jarvis’ streak for the longest in NHL history. Yandle can set the mark Tuesday night against the Islanders.

NBA: The Suns signed GM James Jones to a multiyear contract extension. Phoenix (37-9) is currently the best team in the NBA.

Today's Action

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