The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
THE HOT CORNER
1 PRO FOOTBALL: The NFL signed a 10-year agreement with DAZN Group to deliver the Game Pass International service outside the U.S. beginning with the 2023 season. The service, offered in more than 200 countries and regions, will allow fans outside the U.S. to watch every regular-season and playoff NFL game, including the Super Bowl.
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Wrigley Field will host a college football game for the third time since 2010 when Iowa plays Northwestern next season. Northwestern and the Chicago Cubs announced Tuesday that the Wildcats’ home game would be played Nov. 4. Northwestern played Illinois at Wrigley in 2010 in the ballpark’s first college game since 1938, and the Wildcats hosted Purdue there in 2021.
3 PRO HOCKEY: The Buffalo Sabres 3 agreed to terms with forward Dylan Cozens on a seven-year extension worth $49.7 million. Cozens is the latest core player the Sabres have extended over the past six months. Buffalo signed All-star forward Tage Thompson for seven seasons in August and defenseman Mattias Samuelsson to a seven-year deal in October.
4 SKIING: Racing in his hometown of Courchevel, France, Alexis Pinturault ended a drought of nearly two years by winning the gold medal in the men’s combined at the world skiing championships. The Frenchman retained his lead from the super-g portion to edge defending champion Marco Schwarz of Austria by 0.10 seconds.
5 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: The UFC will open a multimilliondollar, 32,000-square-foot MMA training facility in Mexico City late this year, the organization said. This will be the third such institute, after one in Las Vegas that opened in 2017 and is about the same size, and a 93,000-square-foot facility that opened in Shanghai in 2019.