1. Rewind: Sharks Know There's Work to Be Done

    SAN JOSE – The Sharks seem well aware that their current homestand and next few weeks are crucial, after they've played so-so hockey over the first quarter of the regular season...

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  2. Lazio's master tactician Pioli sure to test Juventus

    "I think Pioli's squad might put Allegri in difficulty," explained Corriere dello Sport writer Piero Torri. One is inclined to agree.....

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  3. Massimiliano Allegri 'Relaxed' over Juventus' Champions League Hopes

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is confident his side will progress in the Champions League, insisting he would only be satisfied this season if they "win the scudetto and reach the last 16 of the Champions League...

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  4. Bonaventura 'Impressed by Milan'

    Giacomo Bonaventura admits he has been 'impressed and surprised' by Milan since arriving over the summer.....

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  5. Watch: Herbstreit Breaks Down USC-UCLA

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  6. A Jagged Upward Trend: UCLA Defense Hits Moment of Truth Versus USC

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  7. USC's Receiver Nelson Agholor Is Not UCLA's Only Worry

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  8. Angels DFA Michael Roth, Protect Jett Bandy, Leave Kaleb Cowart Unprotected

    Today is the day for MLB teams to get their 40-Man Rosters set ahead of the Winter Meetings and Rule 5 Draft. All teams must have their 40-Man Rosters set in order to determine players that are eligible for the Rule 5 Draft...

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  9. Would a Lifetime Contract for Mike Trout Have Actually Been a Good Idea?

    In the wake of Giancarlo Stanton signing his record-breaking 13-year, $325 million contract, I can't help but recall that report from earlier in the year where the Halos casually let it slip that before signing Mike Trout to a six-year, $144...

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  10. 3 Reasons to Be Excited About Billy Butler

    The Oakland Athletics have signed Billy Butler, and that was probably not a name you were expecting to discuss this winter...

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  11. A's Add Minor League 3B Renato Nunez to 40-Man Roster

    The A's added minor league third baseman Renato Nunez to their 40-man roster Thursday, shielding Nunez from being taken in the upcoming Rule 5 draft.....

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  12. Butler Brokers Deal to Acquire No.16 from Reddick

    It seems Billy Butler is already getting settled with the A's. He'll arrive at spring training already possessing one of the game's best nicknames -- “Country Breakfast...

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  13. Chargers vs. Rams preview

    SAN DIEGO -- To remain in the AFC playoff conversation, the San Diego Chargers (6-4) have to keep stacking wins.....

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  14. Rams Still Trying to Get Quinn His Sack

    Late in the first quarter of the Rams ' Oct. 26 game in Kansas City, defensive end Robert Quinn chased down Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith from behind and stripped the ball loose from behind...

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  15. Anthony Rizzo Excited for Start of Maddon Reign

    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is only 25, but he's already on his fourth big league manager in Joe Maddon, who replaced the fired Rick Renteria last month.....

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  16. With Money or Prospects, Cubs Will Pay for Elite Pitching

    The Cubs will pay for high-end pitching, whether it's using their hard-earned financial flexibility and borrowing against a future TV deal to sign a big-name free agent, or cashing in prospects from their elite farm system...

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  17. Joel Peralta Adds Certainty to Dodgers Bullpen

    One of the hardest things to do in baseball is building a bullpen, but by acquiring Joel Peralta in a four-player trade with the Rays , the Dodgers managed to add a degree of certainty to what was a weak spot in 2014...

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  18. Dodgers Lose Prospect Onelki Garcia on Waivers to White Sox

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  19. Could Dodgers Trade Two Outfielders to Clear Way for Joc Pederson?

    It seems pretty much understood that at some point this off-season the Dodgers are going to trade one of their top four outfielders not named Yasiel Puig.....

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  20. Tigers Claim Josh Zeid off Waivers from Astros

    Josh Zeid was placed on waivers by the Astros and the Tigers have claimed the 27-year-old right-hander.....

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  21. Sexual Assualt Charges Reinstated Against Tigers Pitcher Evan Reed

    UPDATE: The Judge handling the sexual assault case against Tigers pitcher Evan Reed has reinstated charges. It would appear, then, that Reed is heading for a trial arising out of the March incident...

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  22. Cardinals Acquire INF Ty Kelly, the Most Interesting Man in the Minors

    Last night, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Triple-A infielder Ty Kelly (26 years old) from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Double-A right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio (24 years old)...

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  23. Bird Bytes: Choosing Martinez over Miller...

    Let's put Jason Heyward aside for a while to discuss one of the more intriguing aspects of the Cardinals - Braves trade -- at least from the St. Louis standpoint.....

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  24. Cards Celebrate the Man's Birthday with Museum Exhibit

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  25. Giants' Evans Expects Sandoval's Decision by Thanksgiving

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants have had a relatively quiet offseason while waiting for third baseman Pablo Sandoval to make a decision on his future, but the wait could soon be over...

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