1. Valverde Gamble Could Pay Dividends

    What must be understood about Jose Valverde's sudden return to Detroit is that the list of those floored begins with the Tigers front office...

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  2. Gio Gonzalez on His Early Command Issues, Trying to Slow Down

    Through four starts this season, Gio Gonzalez has shown the dominating flashes that make him a 21-game winner last season, a Cy Young Award finalist and one of the best left-handers in all of baseball...

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  3. Brantly's Four RBIs Key Hit Parade as Marlins Roll

    Before Game 2 of Tuesday's day/night doubleheader, Marlins manager Mike Redmond stressed the need for more run production. His team responded...

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  4. Freeman Excited to Be Back from DL; Uggla Wants to Play Two

    Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman could barely contain his excitement Monday after being activated and penciled into the lineup against Colorado at Coors Field, where he's homered in three of his past four games...

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  5. Heyward in 'Good Spirits' After Smooth Appendectomy

    On a snow-induced off-day Monday, Braves right fielder Jason Heyward went into Rose Medical Center in Denver and onto the disabled list following a successful appendectomy...

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  6. New York Set to Unveil All-Star Schedule of Events

    There's a star-studded announcement coming from City Hall that every baseball fan in the nation can get behind...

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  7. Shaun Marcum Cleared to Make Mets Debut on Saturday

    Anthony DiComo of MLB .com reports that right-hander Shaun Marcum has been cleared to make his Mets debut on Saturday against the Phillies ...

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  8. Juan Lagares Records First Major-League Hit in Debut

    The ball laid on the top shelf of Juan Lagares' new locker at Citi Field. A yellow piece of paper taped on read, in red marker, “First ML Hit 4/23/13...

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  9. Frustrated Manuel Challenges Phillies' Hitters After Another Feeble Effort

    Carl Hubbell pitched a hell of a game against the Phillies on Tuesday night. What? You mean that wasn't Carl Hubbell? It sure looked like the ol' lefty Hall of Famer...

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  10. Ruiz to Play for Reading Before Joining Phillies Sunday

    Carlos Ruiz is headed back to Eastern Pennsylvania. The Phillies ' all-star catcher will play for the Reading Fightin Phils on Friday and Saturday nights in preparation of being activated ...

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  11. Arizona Basketball Well Represented in NBA Playoffs

    The University of Arizona men's basketball team is always well represented when the National Basketball Association's postseason arrives and the 2012-13 campaign is no different...

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  12. A Look at Syracuse's Position Battles After Spring Practice

    Take Julian Whigham's word for it. Spring is certainly an indication of what to expect by the start of the season. But preseason practice is when roles are solidified...

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  13. Shamarko Thomas Open to Playing Multiple Positions

    The familiar smile and long braided hair have popped up repeatedly during the spring football season, making regular appearances at practice and in the stands...

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  14. Could the 2013 Draft Class Be the Best Produced in Cuse History?

    Syracuse has produced its share of early-round picks and NFL stars. Over the past two decades, the Orange's ability to produce productive NFL players has probably topped its ability to win NCAA games...

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  15. Five Syracuse Football Players Who Have Outperformed Their NFL Draft Pick

    There have been 142 draft picks to come out of Syracuse since 1945. Some have exceeded expectations. Others have fallen short. And many, many more fall somewhere in between...

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  16. Top TE Prospect Gaelin Elmore Talks Gophers, Recruiting and Working on His Game

    Gaelin Elmore, a 6-foot-5, 235-pound tight end from Somerset, is one of the top football players in the Midwest. He has a Minnesota offer and attended a recent Gopher scrimmage. Gopher Hole caught up with Elmore in St...

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  17. Gophers Football: Minnesota Shows Explosive Running Ability in Spring Scrimmage

    During practice last week, Philip Nelson thought he had a long touchdown run. The whistle blew. Coach Jerry Kill called the play dead...

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  18. Eric Decker: Former Gopher Becoming Reality TV Star

    Things have been getting progressively better for Eric Decker since he escaped the University of Minnesota in 2010...

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  19. Gophers' Vereen Provides Safety Blanket

    Anyone could see that Minnesota's secondary took a major step in 2012, helping the defense finish 12th nationally in pass yards allowed and 23rd in pass efficiency...

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  20. Former Gophers QB MarQueis Gray Hopes Tight End Is His Path to NFL

    Former University of Minnesota quarterback and wide receiver MarQueis Gray has been working out in anticipation of this week's NFL draft...

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  21. Thomas Holley, Now a National Recruit, Visits Rutgers for the Second Time

    When Thomas Holley first visited the Rutgers campus back in February, he did so while still considered a prospect on the rise. The second time the junior set foot on campus, he was a national recruit...

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  22. Knights in Top 3 for Stud LB, Xavier Preston

    Xavier Preston is a 6-2, 220-pound linebacker prospect from Jensen Beach (Fla.), who has recently been on a recruiting tear, picking up eight offers over the past month and a half...

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  23. Rutgers' Kevin Marquez Making His Presence Felt at Fullback

    Kevin Marquez always saw himself as a linebacker. The scholarship offers he had coming out of Egg Harbor Township High School -- which he termed good but not great -- were for him to play there...

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  24. Ranking the SEC's Head Coaches

    My buddy at The Sporting News, Matt Hayes, has unveiled his annual ranking of all 125 FBS head coaches, and similar to the one Athlon Sports did a week ago, Alabama's Nick Saban is No...

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  25. 2012's Disappointing Finish Motivates Russell, MSU

    Tyler Russell hasn't forgotten about the way the 2012 season ended. The fifth-year senior Mississippi State quarterback distinctly remembers the team's “We Believe” 7-0 ...

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