Mike McDaniel: Everything that went wrong against 49ers wasn’t a direct result of Tua Tagovailoa

Given his success in 2022, Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had an uncharacteristically poor performance against the 49ers last week. He finished 18-of-33 for 295 yards with two touchdowns, a pair …

https://sports.yahoo.com/mike-mcdaniel-everything-went-wrong-150713562.html%3Fsrc%3Drss

Elliott: Ducks have their own version of ice follies lots of excitement and losses

The Ducks play some of the most entertaining hockey in the league, but it hasn’t translated to winning. They have the worst record in the NHL.

https://www.latimes.com/sports/hockey/story/2022-12-08/column-nhl-ducks-trevor-zegras-pat-verbeek-worst-record

Patrick Mannelly doesn’t want Bears to sit Justin Fields, talks long snapper award, and more

Former Bears LS Patrick Mannelly sits down with Bears Wire to talk about his long snapper award, Matt Eberflus, Justin Fields, and more.

https://sports.yahoo.com/patrick-mannelly-doesn-t-want-152243142.html%3Fsrc%3Drss

Jared Gordon isn’t buying into Paddy Pimblett’s ‘bulls–t’ before UFC 282

Jared Gordon (19-5, eight finishes) is days away from the most high-profile fight of his career, a co-main event slot against big-name, up-and-coming lightweight Paddy Pimblett (19-3, 15 finishes) at UFC 282 on Saturday in Las Vegas. The Astoria, Queens native recently spoke with The Post’s Scott Fontana for this week’s Post Fight Interview Q&A…

https://nypost.com/2022/12/08/jared-gordon-isnt-buying-paddy-pimbletts-bulls-t-before-ufc-282/

Women Can Now Go Topless on Nantucket Beaches

There’s now gender equality on this vacation island in Massachusetts where women can go naked waist up on beaches.

https://sports.yahoo.com/women-now-topless-nantucket-beaches-152004269.html

Ilya Sorokin has gotten the Islanders this far, but here’s what they need to change to actually make a playoff run

Ilya Sorokin has gotten the Islanders this far, but they’ll need some potentially big alterations to their roster and lineups to get back to the postseason.

https://nypost.com/2022/12/08/ilya-sorokin-will-need-help-to-get-islanders-to-the-playoffs/

Will the Ohio State Buckeyes’ star QB C.J. Stroud be the first QB picked in NFL draft?

UGA: What channel is the Ohio State game on vs. Georgia football at the Peach Bowl in the CFP? JSN at Ohio State: Father and brother of Jaxon Smith-Njigba speak out after Todd McShay questions injury …

https://sports.yahoo.com/ohio-state-buckeyes-star-qb-151719398.html

How Eastern Conference parity has opened a door for the Knicks

The Eastern Conference was supposed to be a monster, but through more than one quarter of the season, it has been the picture of mediocrity after the very top.

https://nypost.com/2022/12/08/how-knicks-are-benefitting-from-eastern-conference-mediocrity/

James Cook is starting to find his way as Buffalo Bills push for AFC East title

ORCHARD PARK – No one should be all that surprised by the tepid start to rookie running back James Cook’s NFL career, and that includes the Buffalo Bills. When general manager Brandon Beane picked …

https://sports.yahoo.com/james-cook-starting-way-buffalo-150946809.html%3Fsrc%3Drss

Brittney Griner freed from Russian penal colony in high-level prisoner swap

Russia freed the WNBA star in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, with the U.S. releasing notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout.

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2022-12-08/brittney-griner-freed-russian-prisoner-swap-viktor-bout