1. Abreu Will Benefit from LaRoche's Presence

    Jose Abreu had a great first season in North America, winning American League Rookie of the Year Award honors. He's likely to be an even more impressive hitter for the White Sox next season...

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  2. Report: Dan Hamhuis' Injury Is Significant, but Not Season-Ending

    The Vancouver Canucks lost defenseman Dan Hamhuis to a significant lower-body injury that will sideline him for months, not weeks, according to PHT's Dhiren Mahiban...

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  3. Padres Submit Bid for All-Star Game

    Major League Baseball's All-Star Game last traveled to San Diego in 1992, bringing Tony Gwynn and Ted Williams onto common ground, two of the city's greatest icons meeting for the first time...

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  4. Report: Twins Win Bidding for Korean Pitcher Hyeon-Jong Yang

    Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that the Twins have won the bidding for Korean left-hander Hyeon-jong Yang, who was posted by the Kia Tigers three weeks ago...

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  5. Henry Blanco Joins Cubs as Quality Assurance Coach

    During Henry Blanco's four-year stint as Cubs backup catcher from 2005-08, I often thought he'd make a good coach for the team when he's done playing...

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  6. Montreal Canadiens Trading Rene Bourque Makes Sense… Kinda

    There's an economics term out there called “opportunity cost.” Bear with me. I'll try my best to keep this from turning into a math lesson. It's essentially defined as the alternative benefit you give up in order to attain something else...

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  7. Eddie Guardado Will Be an Awesome Coach Despite No Official Experience

    Despite having no official coaching experience, Guardado's track record and exuberant personality make him an excellent addition to the Twins coaching staff...

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  8. On Road Trip, Capitals Brought Back the Rookie Dinner

    DENVER – The Capitals hadn't had a rookie dinner for several years, due to crammed schedules and the lockout season, so several players long past being officially classified ...

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  9. Inside Scott Boras' Pitch to Get Max Value for Scherzer

    We are at a familiar point in the offseason for the big Scott Boras free agent — executives are saying they are hearing nothing significant is available for Max Scherzer, while ...

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  10. Fans Roar for Jack Johnson's Goal, Sympathize with Him

    Blue Jackets fan Barb Roshon said her heart was broken yesterday when she read a Dispatch report detailing the financial woes of defenseman Jack Johnson and the family schism they have caused...

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  11. Siegel: Leafs Wise to Lean (slightly) Less on Kessel, Top Line

    TORONTO – No team may have leaned harder on one line last season than the Maple Leafs . Because of insufficient depth and a reluctance toward regular employment of a fourth ...

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  12. ESPN Suspends Keith Law from Twitter for Defending Evolution

    Heavy-tweetin' ESPN baseball writer Keith Law has been noticeably silent for the last couple of days. That's no coincidence—he's been given a Twitter timeout by ESPN, and we're ...

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  13. Phillip Danault Gets the Call, Will Make His NHL Debut vs. Oilers

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Phillip Danault had barely stepped onto the Rexall Place ice for practice when the Blackhawks were wrapping up their session. Danault got the stick taps welcoming him, then the order to take a lap around the ice...

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  14. Nets Fend off Thunder to Snap Five-Game Losing Streak

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Nets received no style points for their 94-92 victory over the injury-riddled Thunder in front of a sellout crowd of 18,203 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, but ...

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  15. Pete Carroll on Marshawn Lynch: 'We'd Love to Have Him Back'

    RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was adamant in his insistence that Marshawn Lynch "is our guy" — not just for this defining, six-game regular-season ...

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  16. $40K Claimer Sets Churchill Mile Record

    Chilukki. Infratini. Fruit Ludt? The 3-year-old colt, claimed for maiden $30,000 two starts ago, broke Churchill Downs' track record for a mile Friday by taking a $40,000 claiming race in 1:33...

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  17. UFC 179 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

    All 24 fighters who participated on Oct. 25's UFC 179 card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, were tested for steroids and drugs of abuse and passed the screenings, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced Friday...

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  18. Jussier Formiga Injured, out of UFC on FOX 13 Bout with John Moraga

    John Moraga needs a new opponent for his UFC on FOX 13 bout after Brazilian flyweight Jussier Formiga has been forced out of the card with an injury...

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  19. Lavonte David Misses Second Consecutive Day of Practice

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have new injury issues to deal with, and Lavonte David could miss a game for the first time in his NFL career...

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  20. McDonald's Best Game After 'Big Weight off My Shoulders'

    SANTA CLARA -- Ray McDonald received news early in the week that he would not face criminal charges after being the subject of a two-month investigation for domestic violence...

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  21. Falcons Make Motivational #RiseUp Shirts

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  22. The Gray: Gore Wants to Keep Playing, Even If It's Not with 49ers

    While plenty of attention has been paid recently to the contributions by the 49ers ' rookie class, the team's gray beards are deserving of plaudits as well...

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  23. St. Louis Rams Defense Looks to Keep Rolling

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Four days after turning in one of the most impressive defensive performances by any team this season, the St...

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  24. Patriots Practice Report: Jonas Gray Absent for Undisclosed Reasons

    FOXBORO, Mass. — Jonas Gray was mysteriously absent from the start of practice one day after the New England Patriots signed fellow running back LeGarrette Blount...

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  25. Steven Jackson, Julio Jones Practicing Friday

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