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Eye yai yai: War vet gets prosthetic Cubs eye

Eye yai yai: War vet gets prosthetic Cubs eye

yahoo.com Updated Feb 21, 2013
Say what you will about the bad-luck Chicago Cubs, but they are the apple of one fan's eye. Literally. A Iraq war veteran, who lost an eye in combat, has made a unique choice for his prosthetic. It has a Cubs logo in it instead of an iris. Dude, get rea…
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  • Right-hander Peralta opening D-backs' eyes

    Right-hander Peralta opening D-backs' eyes

    MLB.com Feb 21, 2013
    When they selected Starling Peralta from the Cubs in the Rule 5 Draft in December, the D-backs knew they were getting a pretty good pitcher. After watching him throw a couple of live batting-practice sessions, the right-hander might be better than they …
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  • In quest for depth, teams want more than just a few good men

    In quest for depth, teams want more than just a few good men

    CNNSI.com Feb 21, 2013
    Spring training is usually all about finalizing a 25-man roster, but it's increasingly about finding the extra guys who often make all the difference, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • Video - Cubs Talk Arizona Snow Storm 00:41

    Cubs Talk Arizona Snow Storm

    Feb 21
    Cubs outfielder Dave Sappelt talks to pitcher Jeff Samardzija about the snowstorm that hit Arizona on Wednesday.
  • Video - Dale Sveum on Soler, Castro 01:27

    Dale Sveum on Soler, Castro

    Feb 21
    Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum discusses his team's intrasquad game and Jorge Soler's great day at the plate.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Eagles far from giving up on Foles; more combine Day 1 Snaps

    Feb 21
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a somewhat slow first day at the NFL's annual scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium...
  • O'Neal won't seek buyout, to remain with Suns

    Feb 21
    After the passing of the NBA trade deadline Thursday and a post-deadline meeting with team officials, Phoenix Suns center Jermaine O'Neal told ESPN that he is staying with the Suns as opposed to seeking a buyout of his contract
  • NFL combine -- Thursday observations about Bucs, Joeckel, more

    Feb 21
    Greg Schiano made it clear at the combine that Josh Freeman is the Buccaneers' starting quarterback, writes John Clayton.
  • Orlando Magic trade J.J. Redick to Milwaukee Bucks, according to sources

    Feb 21
    The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic have agreed to a trade that will send J.J. Redick, Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith to the Bucks in return for Tobias Harris, Beno Udrih and Doron Lamb, league sources told ESPN.com.