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Jimmy Garoppolo’s foot injury does not require surgery, 49ers QB could return this season: Source

By Jeff Howe, Matt Barrows and David Lombardi San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo does not require surgery on his foot injury and could return for the playoffs if his rehab goes smoothly, a league source confirmed to The Athletic on Tuesday. ESPN first reported the news. Here’s what you need to know: Garoppolo was …

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The 49ers signed Josh Johnson off the Broncos practice squad, marking the quarterback’s fourth stint with the franchise

USATSI With quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo going down with a foot injury, the San Francisco 49ers are turning to a familiar face for some signal-caller security. Tuesday, the team announced that they had signed journeyman quarterback Josh Johnson to a one-year deal from the Denver Broncos practice squad. It will be what is technically his fourth …

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Crosby scores twice as surging Penguins roll by Columbus 4-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had two goals, Bryan Rust scored for a second straight game and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Tuesday night. Crosby pushed his goal total to 15 by beating Elvis Merzlikins twice in the second period as the Penguins remained unbeaten against Columbus in …

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Lord of the Rings game based on Tiger Woods tech, says Glen Schofield

One of Electronic Arts’ Lord of the Rings games, according to Striking Distance Studios director Glen Schofield, were made using the engine for a Tiger Woods title. Ahead of the release of his recently released The Callisto Protocol, Schofield answered questions on Wired about game development and his time at EA. Schofield’s EA tenure is …

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Giants Sign Mitch Haniger To Three-Year Deal

The Giants are signing outfielders Mitch Haniger to a three-year contract worth $43.5MM, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link). The deal contains an opt-out provision after the 2024 campaign, reports Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area (on Twitter). San Francisco has looked for ways to upgrade their outfield, and they’ll start by bringing …

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Playoff drama; Ohio State, Clemson on declining lead College Football Fix

The College Football Playoff race is clearing up heading into the final weekend of the regular season. Are three spots already locked up with unbeatens Georgia, Michigan and TCU able to ensure a loss? If so, does that mean Alabama is officially out and the race is only between Southern California and Ohio State? Speaking …

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Odell Beckham should be upset that Cowboys leaked information about his knee

Getty Images The Cowboys have a plan. They always do. As it relates to free-agent receiver Odell Beckham Jr., that plan currently isn’t doing Beckham any favors. He visited the Giants and the Bills. There were no leaks about their medical examination of Beckham, who suffered a torn ACL in February. Then came the Cowboys. …

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Catching up with the ‘Cats: From Team USA to Main Line, Whitmore, Armstrong look to leave their mark, and other Villanova updates

As Villanova prepares to host the University of Pennsylvania in their first home Big 5 game of the year, VU Hoops caught up with Eric Dixon, Mark Armstrong and Coach Kyle Neptune to recap an exciting week of Villanova basketball, and look ahead to Wednesday night’s showdown. at the Finneran Pavilion. Coming off a less-than-desirable …

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Ohio Commercial Activity Tax: NASCAR laps the field as Ohio Supreme Court rules broadcast and media revenue is not subject to Ohio tax. | Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that NASCAR’s broadcast, media, licensing, and sponsorship revenue is not subject to Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax (“CAT”). Ohio’s CAT statute sites gross receipts from intellectual property to Ohio only “to the extent” they are “based on the right to use the property” in Ohio. RC 5751.033(F) (emphasis added). The …

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