1. Report: Richard Pitino Finalizing Deal to Become Minnesota Gophers Head Coach

    When the University of Minnesota made the decision to fire Tubby Smith after a six-year tenure with the Gophers, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that athletic director Norwood Teague and his assistants had someone essentially lined up for the job..

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  2. MLB Umpires You Would Hate to Have Calling Your Team's Big Game

    With the official start to the 2013 MLB season just a few days away, teams all over the league are making final roster cuts as they ready themselves to depart from Grapefruit and Cactus League action in Arizona and Florida...

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  3. Power Ranking the 30 MLB Uniforms for 2013

    As I'm sure you're all aware, Opening Day of the 2013 MLB season is just a few days away. Putting on their uniforms for the first time in a few months, every team is starting fresh with championship hopes...

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  4. 10 Players Who Earned Their Roster Spot in Spring Training

    As spring training winds down and teams prepare to leave Grapefruit and Cactus League action in favor of the 2013 regular season, final roster positioning is starting to come into focus across the league...

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  5. Teams That Could Consider Tony Pena as Future Manager After 2013 WBC Success

    With just over a week separating us from Opening Day, we're seeing rosters start to take shape as teams make their cuts and send promising prospects off to their minor league assignments...

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  6. MLB Teams That Desperately Need New Nicknames

    I'm sure you're all as excited as I am that Opening Day of the 2013 MLB season is just over a week away...

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  7. MLB Players with the Most to Lose Leading into Opening Day

    A new season provides every MLB player with a new opportunity to add to the resume they've built throughout their careers...

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  8. Ranking MLB's Greatest Player Nicknames Today

    It seems like just yesterday that the San Francisco Giants hoisted their World Series trophy, yet here we are less than two weeks away from MLB Opening Day...

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  9. Struggling MLB Players Who Could Get Cut Before Opening Day

    With less than two weeks remaining in spring training, players all across the league are doing their best to prove that they're worthy of a spot on their teams' Opening Day rosters...

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  10. MLB Players Fans Love Most Regardless of Allegiances

    A new season provides every MLB veteran with a new opportunity to add to the resume he's built up throughout his career...

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  11. Ranking the 10 Best Superstitions in Baseball

    Many professional athletes will do whatever it takes to get a leg up on the competition, but MLB players seem to take it to a different level when it comes to their unique superstitions...

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  12. Every MLB Team's Biggest Weakness so Far This Spring Training

    With less than three weeks separating us from Opening Day, coaches all over the league are doing their best to observe Cactus and Grapefruit League action to determine what steps need to be taken before the 2013 MLB season gets under way...

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  13. Pros and Cons of Yankees Trading for Chase Headley to Fix Offensive Problems

    Anytime a young player makes his way toward his first crack at free agency, there is no doubt a sense of urgency about getting a big deal done...

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  14. Finding Landing Spots for Top Remaining Free Agents

    With both spring training and the World Baseball Classic in full swing as we approach mid-March, front offices league-wide are quietly assessing the talent on their rosters as they look to make final tweaks before Opening Day...

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  15. Team Venezuela World Baseball Classic 2013: Schedule, Roster and Predictions

    Coaching Staff: Manager: Luis Sojo Pitching Coach: Wilson Alvarez Coach: Marco Davalillo Sr. Coach: Luis Dorante Coach: Andres Galarraga Pitchers: Henderson Alvarez Ronald ...

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  16. Last Year's MLB All-Stars Who Will Have Down Years in 2013

    A new season provides every MLB player with a new opportunity to add to the resume they've built up throughout their careers...

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  17. 10 MLB Superstars Who Will Have Their Numbers Retired

    A new season provides every MLB veteran with a new opportunity to add to the resume they've built up throughout their careers...

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  18. Superstar Contracts the Yankees' Robinson Cano Should Point to in Negotiations

    For the first time in a number of years, the New York Yankees are heading into the regular season with a fair amount of uncertainty regarding the team's standing in the AL East...

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  19. Biggest Takeaways from Week 1 of MLB Spring Training

    With just a month separating us from Opening Day, MLB teams around the league are well into the swing of the Cactus and Grapefruit League seasons in their respective camps...

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  20. MLB Players Poised to Make Big Comebacks in 2013

    A new season provides every MLB veteran with a new opportunity to add to the resume they've built up throughout their careers. In other cases, a new season is an opportunity to forget the troubles a player has had in recent seasons...

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  21. Rule Changes That Would Make Baseball America's Pastime Again

    With just 33 days separating us from opening day, MLB fans are getting their fill of spring training action as teams determine who will be making the cut prior to April...

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  22. Previewing Must-Watch Events of This Week's Spring Training Games

    Teams from all over the league are finally getting into the swing of spring training, as pitchers and catchers have been around for a couple of weeks now in advance of this weekend's spring games...

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  23. 5 Must-Watch Matchups in Spring Training's Opening Weekend

    Teams from all over the league are finally getting into the swing of spring training, as pitchers and catchers have been around for a couple of weeks now in advance of this weekend's spring games...

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  24. Picking 2013 Walk-Up Music for MLB's Top Faces in New Places

    Choosing walk-up music is no doubt an important decision for all MLB players, as it does more than just create noise—it can also say something about the player, be it where ...

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  25. 10 MLB Players Who Are Hated Most by Their Own Fanbase

    With the 2013 edition of spring training upon us, several MLB teams are still in hot pursuit of that one final piece while some others have had fantastic offseasons , affording ...

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