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Jim "Jimbo" Leyland Was The Most Popular Boy At His H…

Jim "Jimbo" Leyland Was The Most Popular Boy At His High School 50 Years Ago

deadspin.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
Jim Leyland held court for the media today at baseball's winter meetings, and by all indications, he put on quite a show. Craig Calcaterra over at Hardball Talk has all of the highlights-Leyland on the World Baseball Classic: "I support it because the C
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  • Tigers, Boras not on same page about closers

    Tigers, Boras not on same page about closers

    MLB.com Dec 5, 2012
    As Tigers officials and Scott Boras talked around the same time Wednesday afternoon under the same roof at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, they couldn't have sounded much further apart -- not just financially, but philosophically. It wasn't about starting p…
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  • Leyland preparing for 50th season in pro ball

    Leyland preparing for 50th season in pro ball

    MLB.com Dec 5, 2012
    If manager Jim Leyland can get the Tigers through the last postseason step during his 50th season in baseball, he'll have one more memory that will trump all the others.
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Sports Columnists

  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
  • Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…

    Dec 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks