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Red Sox's Middlebrooks OK after tweaking wrist

Red Sox's Middlebrooks OK after tweaking wrist

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Feb 27, 2013
Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks left in the first inning of Wednesday night's exhibition game against the Baltimore Orioles with right wrist soreness.
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  • O's best Red Sox to close out winning Wednesday

    O's best Red Sox to close out winning Wednesday

    MLB.com Feb 27, 2013
    The Orioles defeated the Red Sox, 5-3, on Wednesday night at Ed Smith Stadium, giving them a perfect day following a split squad's victory over the Yankees in the afternoon.
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  • Suggs is right and wrong on hatred of Pats

    Suggs is right and wrong on hatred of Pats

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs should still be celebrating. It was only 24 days ago that he won his first Super Bowl. Along the way, he even beat the team he despises most in the Patriots. But for some reason, Suggs can't get past his animosity for the…
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  • Oritz on leave from Red Sox for personal matter

    Oritz on leave from Red Sox for personal matter

    CNNSI.com Feb 27, 2013
    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has left the team for a few days to return to the Dominican Republic for a personal matter.
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  • Gradkowski ready to compete to become Ravens' new center

    Gradkowski ready to compete to become Ravens' new center

    baltimoresun.com Feb 27, 2013
    Ravens will be looking to Gradkowski after Birk's retirementRavens center Gino Gradkowski grabbed his phone as soon as he heard that Matt Birk was retiring last Friday, saluting the six-time Pro Bowl center in a text message.
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  • Pearce's big day at plate leads O's past Yanks

    Pearce's big day at plate leads O's past Yanks

    MLB.com Feb 27, 2013
    Orioles left fielder Steve Pearce drove in three runs on Wednesday, leading Baltimore to a 10-7 Grapefruit League victory over the Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
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  • Jim Trotter: Denver Broncos 2013 Offseason Preview

    Jim Trotter: Denver Broncos 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 27, 2013
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
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  • Report: Ravens don’t expect to sign McKinnie before free agency

    Report: Ravens don’t expect to sign McKinnie before free agency

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013
    One way or another, the Ravens are almost certain to have Joe Flacco locked up for at least the 2013 season before the start of free agency. The same can’t be said of left tackle Bryant McKinnie. Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reports that the Ravens
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  • Denver still dwelling on Jacoby Jones' heroic TD

    Denver still dwelling on Jacoby Jones' heroic TD

    baltimoresun.com Feb 27, 2013
    The NFL scouting combine has ended and free agency will soon be upon us. Joe Flacco’s contract talks are the big story in football. But memories of the Ravens’ improbable run to the Super Bowl remain fresh in our minds.
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  • Brady, Big Ben helping out Ravens

    Brady, Big Ben helping out Ravens

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    The Baltimore Ravens could be getting help from two of their biggest rivals in the AFC, the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers. As ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter points out, the restructured quarterback contracts make it easier for Baltimore t…
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  • Steelers, Ravens differ on using this tactic

    Steelers, Ravens differ on using this tactic

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers like to build their teams through the draft and don't spend money on big-name free agents. The one practice where they differ is restructuring contracts. Over the past two years, the Ravens have reworked two …
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  • Video - Brett Gardner Produces In Yankees' Loss 00:31

    Brett Gardner Produces In Yankees' Loss

    Feb 27
    Brett Garder hits a three-run triple in Yankees' 10-7 loss to Orioles.
  • Video - Terrell Suggs: Teams Hate Patriots 03:34

    Terrell Suggs: Teams Hate Patriots

    Feb 27
    ESPN AFC North Blogger Jamison Hensley on Terrell Suggs saying he "guarantees the other 31 teams hate the New England Patriots."
  • Video - On the Clock: Baltimore Ravens 03:38

    On the Clock: Baltimore Ravens

    Feb 27
    Brent Harris from Comcast SportsNet Baltimore joins "Path to the Draft" to discuss Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco's contract status and how the Ravens plan to address team needs in free agency and the draft.
  • Video - How do Baltimore Ravens replace Ray Lewis? 03:50

    How do Baltimore Ravens replace Ray Lewis?

    Feb 27
    Daniel Jeremiah and Ted Sundquist go inside the Baltimore Ravens war room to weigh in on how the Super Bowl champions can find a middle linebacker to fill the shoes of Ray Lewis.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

    Feb 27
    We told you this year's draft was one of those exception-to-rule affairs, and the just-completed NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis seemed to confirm it. To wit:
  • Detroit Lions now $5M under cap with reworked deals

    Feb 27
    Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and wide receiver Nate Burleson accepted combined pay cuts of $5.55 million to help the Lions get under the salary cap.
  • Source: 49ers agree to trade Smith to Chiefs

    Feb 27
    The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, league sources confirmed to ESPN.
  • The Sports Guy spends a week with Mike Tyson

    Feb 27
    On a rooftop in Harlem, Bill Simmons discovered the only place where Mike Tyson finds peace.