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Diamondbacks extend Putz's contract through '14

Diamondbacks extend Putz's contract through '14

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 14, 2013
Reliever J.J. Putz has agreed to a two-year, $13.5 million contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, a deal that adds a $7 million salary for 2014.
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  • What the Cardinals are up against in search

    What the Cardinals are up against in search

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    While the Arizona Cardinals and four other NFL teams continue to pursue head coaching candidates, I've put together a look at what the candidates might see when considering their options. Arizona caught a break, it appeared, when one of their candidates…
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  • Eagles interview ex-Cards coach Whisenhunt

    Eagles interview ex-Cards coach Whisenhunt

    The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt on Monday morning as they continued their search to replace Andy Reid.
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  • A's give manager Melvin new two-year extension

    A's give manager Melvin new two-year extension

    CNNSI.com Jan 14, 2013
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Bob Melvin is staying put in his native Bay Area, right where he has said he wants to be well into the future.
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  • Cardinals want a second interview with Mike McCoy

    Cardinals want a second interview with Mike McCoy

    profootballtalk.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Mike McCoy train is gaining speed, and it looks like you better hurry if you want on board. As we mentioned earlier, the Broncos offensive coordinator is interviewing with the Chargers today. Now, FOX’s Jay Glazer reports that the Cardinals are tryi
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  • Preview:  Oklahama City Thunder (29-8) at Phoenix Suns (13-26)

    Preview: Oklahama City Thunder (29-8) at Phoenix Suns (13-26)

    valleyofthesun.com Jan 14, 2013
    Oklahoma City 102, Phoenix Suns 90 As far as wins go, Saturday’s 97-81 shellacking of the Chicago Bulls might be as sweet as they come for the Phoenix Suns in 2012-13. The victory was the...
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  • Q&A: Phoenix Coach Alvin Gentry on the Suns' Struggles and …

    Q&A: Phoenix Coach Alvin Gentry on the Suns' Struggles and Michael Beasley

    grantland.com Jan 14, 2013
    Moving on from Steve Nash has proved difficult so far for Phoenix. The Suns are 12-26, just a game up on New Orleans in the race for worst record in...
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  • Have the Diamondbacks Lost Their Leverage With Justin Upton?

    Have the Diamondbacks Lost Their Leverage With Justin Upton?

    grantland.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Diamondbacks negotiated a trade with the Mariners last week, one that would have netted a strong package of young talent. But when the two teams f...
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  • Video - Durant Dunks On Gortat 00:35

    Durant Dunks On Gortat

    Jan 14
    Kevin Durant dunks on Marcin Gortat.
  • Video - Durant Drops 41 Points On Suns 00:57

    Durant Drops 41 Points On Suns

    Jan 14
    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combine for 77 points in Thunder's win.

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    Jan 14
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