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It was never clear whether the Dolphins fully handed over the reins to the rookie quarterback. The cloud of doubt remains over South Beach.

Making Headlines

Soccer: Neymar has agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep him with Paris Saint-Germain until 2026, according to ESPN.

MLB: The league’s proposal to delay the start of the season was rejected by the players’ association, according to multiple reports.

NBA: The NBA and the players’ union are close to an agreement to hold the All-Star Game on March 7 in Atlanta, ESPN reports. Also: the Hawks are investigating an incident between four fans and the Lakers’ LeBron James on Monday night, according to The Athletic.

NHL: Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon will be sidelined “week-to-week” with a lower-body injury, coach Jared Bednar said.

Tonight’s Action

Los Angeles Clippers at Brooklyn Nets 

Watch: 7:30 p.m. ET, TNT

Odds: Clippers -1.5 || O/U 241.5

Pick: The Western-leading Clippers will look to extend their road winning streak to four. With the kind of star power featured in this one, look for the Nets’ Big 3 to bounce back from their Wizards humiliation and outduel Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Take the Nets and the (ridiculous) over.

Who ya got? Reply to this newsletter with your prediction of the final score and leading scorer. Nail it and you get a mention in the next edition of Sports Section.

Shoutout: Yesterday, we asked subscribers to pick the winner of the Oklahoma-Texas Tech game and the final score. Texas Tech won 57-52. Jason P. Dumont came the closest with his prediction of 67-64.

Keep the picks coming!