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Kenny Sailors, Credited with Inventing Jump Shot, Dies at Age 95

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Utley: If MLB Makes Slide Rule Changes, ‘we all should abide by them’

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Feb 1, 2016 at 3:34p ET

At the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ Fan Fest event over the weekend, infielder Chase Utley was asked by the media about the league possibly making rule changes regarding sliding techniques.

It was Utley’s slide, of course, into New York Mets’ shortstop Ruben Tejada in Game 2 of the NLDS that caused a tremendous uproar around the league. His answer to Saturday’s query was quite clear:

“Whatever the rules are I think we all should abide by them, and go from there if they decide to make a change…and play

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Peyton Manning Told Close Friends he Expects to Retire

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By Austin Knoblauch | NFL.com

In the aftermath of the Denver Broncos‘ AFC Championship Game win, quarterback Peyton Manning told New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick “this might be my last rodeo.”

Manning hasn’t elaborated on his conversation with Belichick other than to lament the lack of privacy at the 50-yard line. Still, it would be hard to dismiss the 39-year-old quarterback’s words as anything other than a strong indicator that he likely will retire after Super Bowl 50.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reaffirmed that scenario during an appearance on NFL Network’s Super Bowl Live on Monday.

“The reality is he let the cat out of the bag a little bit,” Rapoport said. “I also know he has told close friends that he expects this to be his last game as well.”

Manning, however, didn’t reveal anything on Super Bowl 50 Media Night in San More >

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