-The Patriots have placed linebacker Jerod Mayo on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, ending his season.
-Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will not need offseason surgery on his injured shoulder.
-Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Former NFL wide receiver Antwaan Randle-El says he wishes he had played baseball instead of football because of the toll the sport took on his body and mind.
-The Philadelphia Eagles hired Jim Schwartz to be their defensive coordinator.
-The Dodgers and pitcher Joe Blanton have agreed on a 1-year, $4 million deal.
-Major League Baseball announced game times for the 2016 season, with the first game between the Cardinals and Pirates taking place at 1:05 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 3rd.
-Lakers head coach Byron Scott says guard Kobe Bryant will play Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings, despite dealing with a sore Achilles.
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