A key player for the Denver Broncos says he’s feeling much better, Pablo Sandoval has dropped some weight, and Mike Vrabel says no to a defensive coordinator job. Those stories and more to start your Friday.
Chris Harris Jr. said shoulder injury is ‘light years better’ than last week: John Elway may have said Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is a “game-time decision’’ for Sunday’s AFC championship game against the New England Patriots, but Harris has pretty much made the decision he’ll be ready for game time. (ESPN.com)
Physically, Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval are shaping up for Red Sox: Ramirez, Farrell said, was at 234 pounds. That puts him 15 or so pounds down from last season. Sandoval has dropped 20-22 pounds. (The Boston Globe)
Bruins honor injured Boston Pride player with heartfelt pregame presentation: Denna Laing, the Boston Pride player who suffered a severe spinal cord injury during the Women’s Winter Classic on December 31, was honored at the TD Garden Thursday night before the Boston Bruins took on the Vancouver Canucks. (Boston.com)
Linebackers coach Mike Vrabel elects to remain with Texans despite offer from 49ers: Linebackers coach Mike Vrabel turned down an opportunity to become San Francisco’s defensive coordinator to return for a third season with the Texans. (The Houston Chronicle)
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