SBS Tournament of Champions 2017: 10 picks to win at Kapalua

By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
The first round of the 2017 SBS Tournament of Champions begins Thursday and the favorite golfers to win the tournament include Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, and HIdeki Matsuyama.

NY Giants’ Bieber Boatgate trolls on, while Oakland Raiders, Houston Texans offer QB mystery meat

By Howard Balzer, The Sports Xchange
Trey Songz makes light of Eli Manning in NY Giants’ mini Miami shirtless vacation, while the Oakland Raiders prepare to visit the Houston Texans, with both serving up QB mystery meat.

NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on January 3

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BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and dished out a career-high 15 assists to lead Boston to a 115-104 victory over Utah.

Julius Randle’s triple-double powers Los Angeles Lakers past Memphis Grizzlies

By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange
LOS ANGELES — Julius Randle recorded a triple-double and the Los Angeles Lakers ended a three-game skid.

Miami’s Joe Yearby decides to enter NFL Draft

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Miami running back Joe Yearby has elected to bypass his senior season in favor of the NFL draft, the school announced.

Minnesota fires Tracy Claeys after nine-win season

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Minnesota went 9-4, including a bowl victory this season, but head coach Tracy Claeys was fired, the school confirmed Tuesday.