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Miami Marlins make another payroll dump - something that has be…

Miami Marlins make another payroll dump - something that has become sort a tradition for young franchise

nydailynews.com Updated Mar 3, 2013
Much as they don’t know whether they’re going to have enough outfielders - or enough Johan Santana, for that matter - to compete with the Nationals, Braves and Phillies in the NL East this season, one thing of which the Mets can be reasonably assu
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  • Family of Tigers reliever unhurt after kidnap try

    Family of Tigers reliever unhurt after kidnap try

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Mar 3, 2013
    The Detroit Tigers say reliever Brayan Villarreal is not expected to leave spring training after his family escaped unharmed from a kidnapping attempt in Venezuela on Friday night.
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  • Wall goes on late run to propel Wiz past 76ers

    Wall goes on late run to propel Wiz past 76ers

    ESPN.com Mar 3, 2013
    John Wall scored the game's final six points after teammate Bradley Beal left the court with an apparent injury, leading the Washington Wizards to a 90-87 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night.
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  • Will Ohman cut by Nationals during spring training game

    Will Ohman cut by Nationals during spring training game

    yahoo.com Mar 3, 2013
    Professional baseball (and sports in general) can be a rough business. We’re sure a 10-year veteran like Will Ohman already knew that long before taking the mound in Sunday’s Grapefruit League game against the St. Louis Cardinals. But just in case he
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  • Nene returns against Sixers

    Nene returns against Sixers

    nba.com Mar 3, 2013
    Nene has recovered enough from a sore right shoulder and is set to play as the Washington Wizards host the Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • This Petition Demanding The Washington Redskins Change Their Na…

    This Petition Demanding The Washington Redskins Change Their Name Probably Won't Work

    deadspin.com Mar 3, 2013
    There are several petitions making the rounds on the Internets imploring Washington Redskins' owner Dan Snyder to change the nickname and mascot of Washington's NFL franchise, but one in particular, hosted on signon.org is gathering steam on Twitter. Pe…
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  • Angels' Mike Trout takes high road on salary

    Angels' Mike Trout takes high road on salary

    CNNSI.com Mar 3, 2013
    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Mike Trout is taking the high road about his salary and his position in the outfield, one day after his agent directed a statement at the Los Angeles Angels about both of them.
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  • Video - Wizards Edge 76ers 01:31

    Wizards Edge 76ers

    Mar 3
    John Wall scored 16 points and tallied six assists to lead the Wizards past the 76ers 90-87.

Sports Columnists

  • Adande -- Russell Westbrook points the way when Thunder need him

    Mar 3
    LOS ANGELES -- When was the last time you heard Russell Westbrook praised for his composure? How about the last time you heard one of Chris Paul's te...
  • NFL mailbag - Free agency isn't best way to build roster

    Mar 3
    Good teams are built through the draft, not free agency, which is risky business, writes John Clayton.