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Francisco goes yard as Braves edge Tigers

Francisco goes yard as Braves edge Tigers Updated Feb 27, 2013
While Prince Fielder and Juan Francisco traded mammoth home runs to the depths of right field at Joker Marchant Stadium, the Tigers couldn't overcome the early lead the Braves built off Rick Porcello en route to a 5-3 win Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Son of Torii Hunter won't face Texas indictment

    Son of Torii Hunter won't face Texas indictment Feb 27, 2013
    A grand jury has declined to indict the teenage son of Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter in a sexual assault case.
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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.