1. Scratched Mueller Learns While Watching Sharks from Above

    ARLINGTON – Sharks defenseman Mirco Mueller is a pretty even-keeled guy. His calm demeanor, both on and off the ice, is undoubtedly a reason he's one of the best blue line prospects in the NHL ...

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  2. Pogba: 'I'll Be Best in the World'

    Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba said his “aim is to become the best player in the world” after a FIFA award...

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  3. AC Milan's Michael Essien Considers Legal Action After False Ebola Reports

    AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien is considering suing the media outlets which spread the rumour that he had contracted the Ebola virus.....

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  4. Bruins Defense Continues Transition Under Jeff Ulbrich

    Linebacker Eric Kendricks has talked about staying true to gap assignments since the first week of the season. Guys get excited or anxious or whatever you want to call it during the heat of a game and leave their gaps to try and make a play...

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  5. OC Mazzone Previews Cal

    UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone talks about his history with Cal head coach Sonny Dykes, how the Bears' defense looks, moving Brett Hundley out of the pocket, and linebacker Myles Jack's role on offense...

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  6. Pujols Drops Out of Japan Series

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  7. THREE POSSIBLE FUTURES for MIKE TROUT

    It happens sometimes: A great player misses out on an MVP award (or, in this case, two) for whatever reason, and then has an inferior campaign the following year and wins it...

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  8. Joe Thatcher: Should the Left-Handed Specialist Be Re-Signed?

    I will continue to look at the bullpen again today, this time at left-handed specialist Joe Thatcher. Thatcher came over to the Angels in July, but sustained an ankle injury in early August keeping him out a month and a half...

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  9. Should the Angels Re-Sign Reliever Jason Grilli?

    Continuing with the offseason outlook for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the bullpen is a spot that was really bad in the first half of the season, but really held the club together in the second half...

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  10. Hale New DBacks Manager; a Look at A's Coaching Options

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  11. Yankees to Interview Chili Davis for Vacant Batting Coach Slot

    Chili Davis, the A's hitting coach the last three seasons, will fly to New York in the near future for an interview with the Yankees about taking the vacant job in the Bronx, this newspaper has learned...

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  12. Athletics Bullpen 2015: An Early Look

    Despite some shortcomings in key situations, the A's had one of the league's best and deepest bullpens last year. The team's bullpen ERA of 2.91 was second-best in the majors...

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  13. Should Jeff Fisher Be on the Hot Seat?

    The 2014 season has certainly been one to forget for the St. Louis Rams . At 1-4 through five games, the team is off to its worst start since 2010 when they started 0-6...

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  14. Team May Go with Running Back by Committee

    Thanks to a strong showing from rookie Tre Mason in his NFL debut, the Rams ' backfield seems to be getting a little crowded.....

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  15. Billy McKinney's Lefty Bat Fits Cubs' Mission

    MESA, Ariz. — Billy McKinney's shock of being traded in July wore off quickly thanks to warm greetings from Class A Daytona teammates like Albert Almora.....

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  16. How the Dodgers Are Taking a Page out of the Cubs' Book

    Andrew Friedman is taking his talents to Southern California as the Dodgers take a page out of the Cubs ' playbook.....

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  17. State of the Cubs: Kris Bryant's Time Is Coming Soon*

    Kris Bryant posted a photo on his Twitter account, showing the view from the Boras Corp. suite behind home plate at Angel Stadium: “Postseason baseball! #ALDS...

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  18. Could Cain's Story Make Baseball King of Sports World Again?

    If you love baseball — if you watch it, coach it, work in the industry, or care about the future of our national pastime — you need to learn the story of Lorenzo Cain.....

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  19. Tigers Expect Rondon to Be Ready for Start of Spring Training

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers expect a familiar name to be part of a revamping of the bullpen for the 2015 season.....

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  20. GM Expects Jose Iglesias to Be Starting Shortstop for Detroit Tigers in 2015

    DETROIT -- Dave Dombrowski said he didn't want to "anoint" slick-fielding shortstop Jose Iglesias as the starter for the Detroit Tigers in 2015...

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  21. A Tip of the Cap to Marco Gonzales

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  22. Molina: 'I'm Going to Have to Play with Pain'

    SAN FRANCISCO • Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, pressing his rehab so that he can contribute at some point in this series, intends to take his first swings today since injuring a rib-cage muscle Sunday...

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  23. Cards in Must-Win Situation After Brutal Loss

    SAN FRANCISCO • Before anyone at AT&T Park could finish their Dungeness crab sandwiches and grilled chicken rice bowls with pineapple-zucchini salsa, the Cardinals were down ...

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  24. Taveras Wants to Play Winter Ball

    SAN FRANCISCO • Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras said he intends to play winter ball in his native Dominican Republic, as he has done before alongside stars like Miguel Tejada...

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  25. Kawakami: Giants' Mix of Talent and Luck a Winning Combination

    SAN FRANCISCO -- How about your 2014 Giants , who are all about smoke and mirrors, blown bunts, successful bunts, and wild celebrations at the end.....

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