- The biggest storyline of free agency, one that will send ripples throughout the rest of the offseason, is the fate of Peyton Manning, who could be released by the Indianapolis Colts, the franchise that Manning quarterbacked to a Super Bowl title in 2006. Here is a look at Manning and four other top free agent quarterbacks and where they could wind up in 2012.
- Robert Andino hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Red Sox on Wednesday night. Fewer than five minutes later, down in St. Petersburg, Evan Longoria hit a walk-off home run to officially knock Boston out of the playoffs.
- If Marc Bulger leaves Baltimore as a free agent this offseason to become a starter elsewhere, the Ravens will likely be in the market for another able veteran to back up quarterback Joe Flacco. Might that veteran signal-caller be Donovan McNabb, who is on the outs in Washington?