The Steelers will not be in the market to add another brother tandem to their locker room, not with the money amounts they have already tossed around on their defense.

But they will be in the market to bring back some, if not most, of the five unrestricted free agents who were either starters or full-time contributors on defense — cornerback Cam Sutton, defensive end Larry Ogunjobi, strong safety Terrell Edmunds, inside linebacker Robert Spillane and free safety Damontae Kazee.

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Mikaela Shiffrin isn't putting the same pressure on herself for the upcoming world championships that she did for last year's Beijing Olympics. The event is Shiffrin's first major championship since American skier didn't win a medal and didn't finish three of her five races at the Olympics. Seems like the perfect opportunity for Shiffrin to be motivated for redemption. But that's not how Shiffrin sees it. She says that if she learned anything last year “it’s that these big events can go amazing and they can go terrible” and "you’re going to survive no matter what. So I kind of don’t care.”

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It’s only fitting that the top two quarterbacks in the regular season based on All-Pro voting are the last two quarterbacks standing in the NFL this season. First-team All-Pro quarterback Patrick Mahomes will take his Kansas City Chiefs into the Super Bowl against second-team All-Pro Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles. This marks the seventh time since the merger that the first-team All-Pro quarterback will face the second-teamer for the championship with it last happening in the 2016 season when second-teamer Tom Brady’s Patriots beat first-teamer Matt Ryan’s Falcons 34-28 in overtime.

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Tottenham manager Antonio Conte will undergo surgery to remove his gallbladder and spend some time away from the team. The club says Conte recently experienced “severe abdominal pain" and was diagnosed as having cholecystitis. Tottenham says Conte “will return following a period of recuperation." Tottenham is in fifth place in the Premier League, has advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup and resumes Champions League play this month in the round of 16 against AC Milan.

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Latvia will consider boycotting next year’s Paris Olympics if athletes from Russia and its ally Belarus are allowed to take part after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Latvian Olympic Committee president Žoržs Tikmers has said that Latvia would not compete if the Olympics were to take place now with the participation of Russians and Belarusians. There has been criticism from governments of plans to let them compete but the response from the national Olympic committees which send teams to the Games has been muted.

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TAMPA, Fla. — The last time Tom Brady played at Levi’s Stadium, it wasn’t a happy homecoming. The 49ers beat the Bucs, 35-7, on Dec. 11, and many of his family and friends left the game early to beat traffic.

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Saudi Arabia has added to its influence in global soccer. Its soccer federation president won a seat on FIFA’s ruling Council before being the country was set to be confirmed as 2027 Asian Cup host. The election win at the Asian Football Confederation’s annual meeting followed Cristiano Ronaldo moving last month to play in the Saudi league. There's also longstanding speculation about Saudi involvement in a bid to host the World Cup in 2030 or 2034. Saudi soccer leader Yasser Almisehal was among six officials elected by AFC members to represent them at FIFA. Qatar's Sheikh Hamad Al Thani also won.

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Eastern Washington faces the Sacramento State Hornets after Angelo Allegri scored 28 points in the Eagles' 75-71 victory over the Weber State Wildcats. Thursday's game will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Eagles won the last matchup 78-75. Sacramento State is 5-4 against the Big Sky, and Eastern Washington is 10-0 against conference opponents.

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UCSB takes on the Cal Poly Mustangs after Ajay Mitchell scored 24 points in UCSB's 65-64 victory against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. The teams meet Thursday for the second time this season. UCSB is 8-1 against the Big West, and Cal Poly is 1-9 against conference opponents.

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Idaho visits the Portland State Vikings after Isaac Jones scored 27 points in the Vandals' 95-91 overtime loss to the Idaho State Bengals. The teams meet Thursday for the second time this season. Portland State is 3-6 against the Big Sky, and Idaho is 2-8 against conference opponents.

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Long Beach State takes on the CSU Fullerton Titans after Marcus Tsohonis scored 21 points in the Beach's 75-72 victory against the UC Davis Aggies. Thursday's game will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Beach won the last matchup 72-67. CSU Fullerton is 6-5 against the Big West, and Long Beach State is 6-4 against conference opponents.

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No. 12 Gonzaga takes on the Santa Clara Broncos after Julian Strawther scored 40 points in Gonzaga's 82-67 victory over the Portland Pilots. Thursday's game is the second meeting this season between the two teams. The Bulldogs won the previous matchup 81-76. Gonzaga is 7-1 against the WCC, and Santa Clara is 4-4 against conference opponents.

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No. 3 Houston visits the Wichita State Shockers after Jarace Walker scored 25 points in the Cougars' 75-69 victory over the Cincinnati Bearcats. Thursday's matchup is the first of the season for the two squads. Wichita State is 4-5 against the AAC, and Houston is 8-1 against conference opponents.

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Youngstown State takes on the Wright State Raiders after Dwayne Cohill scored 20 points in Youngstown State's 73-63 victory over the Detroit Mercy Titans. Thursday's meeting will be the second of the season between the two teams. Youngstown State is 9-3 against the Horizon, and Wright State is 6-6 against conference opponents.

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Western Illinois plays the Denver Pioneers after Trenton Massner scored 30 points in the Leathernecks' 81-73 overtime win against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Thursday's game is the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Leathernecks won the previous matchup 91-74. Denver is 3-8 against the Summit, and Western Illinois is 7-4 against conference opponents.

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Oklahoma faces the Oklahoma State Cowboys after Grant Sherfield scored 30 points in Oklahoma's 93-69 win against the Alabama Crimson Tide. The teams meet Wednesday for the second time this season. Oklahoma is 2-6 against the Big 12, and Oklahoma State is 3-5 against conference opponents.

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Stanford aims to stop its seven-game road losing streak with a victory against Utah. Thursday's meeting will be the second of the season between the two teams. Utah is 8-4 against the Pac-12, and Stanford is 3-7 against conference opponents.

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Mercer faces the UNC Greensboro Spartans after Jalyn McCreary scored 26 points in Mercer's 74-65 victory over the Citadel Bulldogs. Thursday's meeting will be the second of the season between the two teams. Mercer is 4-6 against the SoCon, and UNC Greensboro is 8-2 against conference opponents.

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Montana State hosts the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks after Raequan Battle scored 32 points in Montana State's 72-65 victory over the Sacramento State Hornets. Thursday's game will be the second meeting this season between the two teams. The Bobcats won the previous matchup 69-54. Montana State is 8-2 against the Big Sky, and Northern Arizona is 2-7 against conference opponents.

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Indiana State visits the Evansville Purple Aces after Xavier Bledson scored 20 points in the Sycamores' 79-71 victory against the Northern Iowa Panthers. Wednesday's meeting will be the second of the season between the two teams. Evansville is 0-12 against the MVC, and Indiana State is 7-5 against conference opponents.

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UAB hosts the No. 19 Florida Atlantic Owls after Ledarrius Brewer scored 20 points in UAB's 70-52 victory against the Rice Owls. Thursday's game will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Owls won the last matchup 88-86. UAB is 6-5 against the C-USA, and Florida Atlantic is 11-0 against conference opponents.

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UC Riverside faces the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners after Zyon Pullin scored 23 points in the Highlanders' 72-65 win over the UCSD Tritons. Thursday's game is the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Highlanders won the previous matchup 71-59. CSU Bakersfield is 2-8 against the Big West, and UC Riverside is 8-2 against conference opponents.

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FGCU faces the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears after Isaiah Thompson scored 20 points in FGCU's 74-57 loss to the Liberty Flames. Thursday's meeting will be the second of the season between the two teams. FGCU is 4-6 against the ASUN, and Central Arkansas is 2-8 against conference opponents.

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IUPUI faces the Milwaukee Panthers after Armon Jarrard scored 22 points in IUPUI's 78-72 loss to the Cleveland State Vikings. Thursday's game will be the second meeting this season between the two teams. The Panthers won the previous matchup 74-61. IUPUI is 0-12 against the Horizon, and Milwaukee is 9-3 against conference opponents.