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Who will win the Biletnikoff Award?

The Biletnikoff Award for nation's most outstanding receiver is a crowded field, which includes Zay Jones, who broke the FBS single-season record for receptions at 158. Edward Aschoff feels strongly about Dede Westbrook. Award show picks

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Which college QB is most NFL ready? (1:37)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Listado oficial de transacciones realizadas estas reuniones invernales. NO incluye canjes que no hayan sido anunciados de manera oficial por el equipo.

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Cubs add bullpen ace in Wade Davis

Davis has four full major league seasons as a reliever under his belt, and his success in the role has been historic.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs made a deal with the Brewers after the Rule 5 draft acquiring lefty Caleb Smith. Milwaukee selected Smith from the Yankees during the draft so Smith has to be on the Cubs 25 man roster for the entire season. He was a 14th round pick in 2013 and will make the jump from Double-A to the big leagues. He'll be the Cubs long man taking Mike Montgomery's role. He can also be a spot starter compiling a 3.41 ERA in 4 minor league seasons. If things don't work he can be sent back to NY but not to the minors.

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Tim Brown expected to lose his Heisman race (1:29)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs took infielder Kevin Cornelius out of the Yankees organization during the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft. Cornelius was a 31st round draft pick in 2013. He has a career .383 OBP in 4 minor league seasons.

White Sox select Covey in Rule 5 draft

With the ninth pick in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft, the White Sox took RHP Dylan Covey, a former first-round pick out of high school by the Brewers (didn't sign), from the Athletics. Due to an injury, the 25-year-old made only six starts this year, posting a 1.84 ERA at the Double-A level.

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3hSteve Muench and Kevin Weidl

How game film would decide CFB award winners

What if awards were handed out based solely on what players have shown on tape? Scouts Inc.'s experts studied the film and selected their Heisman Trophy and other award winners.

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White Sox nailing the art of the sale

Why rebuild for the first time in 20 years? After trading Chris Sale and Adam Eaton, credit the White Sox for going where the franchise hasn't been in decades, and there's no white flag in sight.

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Did the future just arrive for White Sox?

Chicago hasn't qualified for the postseason since 2008 and doesn't figure to in 2017, either. But pieces of the next White Sox playoff team might have joined the organization this week.

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Cubs' new closer has October pedigree

With Aroldis Chapman seeking more money than the world champs are willing to spend, Theo Epstein simply acquired the ninth-inning stopper who helped the Royals win it all in 2015, Wade Davis.

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New faces arriving on the South Side

The departures of Chris Sale and Adam Eaton this week have brought an influx of new prospects to the White Sox, particularly on the mound.