1. Offensive line, Keenum's play under pressure let down Vikings at worst time  |  ( star tribune )
The Vikings’ offensive line, while much improved as a unit during the regular season, struggled at times even while compiling a 13-3 record.
2. Elflein among Vikings needing surgery; Zimmer won't attend Super Bowl  |  ( star tribune )
Anderson performed offseason ankle surgery last March on Packers center Corey Linsley, whom Elflein backed up as a freshman at Ohio State.
3. Super Bowl angst: Does everyone hate both the Patriots and Eagles?  |  ( star tribune )
SBNation has a guide for how to deal with yet another Patriots' Super Bowl appearance and offers up this bit of wisdom: Watching the Patriots lose in the Super Bowl is always more satisfying than watching them lose in the Divisional Round.
4. Alpine skiing: Hong Kong teenager set for snowy first at Olympics  |  ( reuters )
Hong Kong has never won a medal at a Winter Olympics.
5. Soccer: Trump factor looms as Morocco launch bid to beat North American World Cup  |  ( reuters )
“Whether it’s the Olympics or the World Cup we cannot control the politics.
6. Paris Saint-Germain complete signing of former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra  |  ( talksport )
Former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra has signed for Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.
7. Chris Woakes: England targeting Australia ODI series whitewash  |  ( bbc )
All-rounder Chris Woakes says England are out to secure a whitewash in the one-day international series against Australia.
8. Phil Neville appointed as England Women’s head coach  |  ( talksport )
Phil Neville has been appointed head coach of England Women until the end of the 2021 UEFA Women's Championships, the Football Association has announced.
9. NFL officiating czar Al Riveron to return despite criticism  |  ( espn )
Regardless, the NFL spokesman told Schefter that Riveron will return with the support of commissioner Roger Goodell and the rest of the league.
10. Phil Neville: How does a man with no managerial experience come to lead England?  |  ( bbc )
There's an uncanny timing in Neville being named England women's boss a week after Ryan Giggs was made Wales manager.
11. England women: Phil Neville announced as new head coach  |  ( bbc )
Former England full-back Phil Neville has been appointed head coach of the country's women's football team.
12. LeBron James impressed with DeMarcus Cousins' historic triple-double  |  ( fox news )
Even LeBron James was impressed with DeMacrus Cousins' historic triple-double last night.
14. LeBron James congratulates himself for 30K points before he gets it  |  ( espn )
Since he's seven points shy of the mark, James received some blowback for the move ahead of Tuesday night's Cavaliers game at San Antonio.
15. Nadal's Australian Open heartbreak continues  |  ( cnn )
"I guess in the pre-season he had some troubles with the injuries, but he came here prepared really, really well.
16. Ducks host Rangers Tuesday night  |  ( fox news )
The Kings manufactured three power-play goals in the second period against the usually reliable Rangers penalty kill to rally for the victory.
17. Clippers fall to Wiggins, Timberwolves 126-118  |  ( fox news )
That's when the Wolves pulled away to a 121-114 lead on a 3-pointer by Namanja Bjelica and five straight points by Teague.
18. Arrogate crowned Longines World's Best Racehorse  |  ( cnn )
Story highlights Arrogate crowned world's best racehorseRetains award he won last yearAmerican colt retired in 2017(CNN) He may have retired from racing, but that hasn't stopped Arrogate scooping up more silverware.
19. Greg Jennings has a strong message for Dez Bryant  |  ( fox news )
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20. Rafa Nadal: What's happening in sport? Five things to know  |  ( cnn )
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21. Alex Rodriguez to join ESPN for Sunday Night Baseball  |  ( espn )
Alex Rodriguez will join the ESPN team this season to work on Sunday Night Baseball telecasts.
22. Alexis Sanchez has moved to Manchester United but do you know the other 13 Chileans who have played in the Premier League?  |  ( talksport )
Take the quiz below to see if you know every Chilean footballer to have played in the Premier League era...
23. Kyle Busch not a fan of NASCAR's marketing campaigns promoting young drivers  |  ( espn )
But some of the marketing campaigns pushing these younger drivers is I wouldn't say all that fair."
24. Crystal Palace sign Jaroslaw Jach  |  ( talksport )
Crystal Palace have announced the signing of Poland defender Jaroslaw Jach from Zaglebie Lubin.
25. Burnley boss Sean Dyche rewarded for outstanding Premier League season with new deal worth £3.5 million-a-year  |  ( talksport )
Burnley boss Sean Dyche has signed a new four-and-a-half year deal at Turf Moor worth £3.5 million a year.
26. Kobe Bryant: Five-time NBA champion is nominated for an Oscar  |  ( bbc )
Media playback is not supported on this device 'Dear Basketball': Kobe Bryant's poemA five-time NBA champion, two Olympic gold medals and now an Oscar winner?
27. North American 2026 World Cup bid yet to get government guarantees  |  ( reuters )
The United States hosted the 1994 World Cup and Mexico staged the tournament in 1970 and 1986.
28. Figure skating: Two Russians barred from Olympics, hockey players also excluded  |  ( reuters )
The Russian hockey federation said it would seek explanations from the IOC about the players’ exclusion.
29. Watford defender Jose Holebas closes in on transfer to Galatasaray  |  ( talksport )
Jose Holebas looks set to leave Watford with Galatasaray close to completing a deal for the defender, according to reports in Turkey.
30. Barcelona confirm midfielder Javier Mascherano is to leave the club after eight years  |  ( talksport )
Javier Mascherano is to leave Barcelona after eight years at the Nou Camp.