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The MLS Isn't Interested In Citi Field, Because When You Can Plow A Massive Park To Build A Soccer Stadium, You Do ItUpdated Jan 5 Share Tweet
The opening of the Barclays Center hasn't been without its challenges. Even after most of the ideological debate-lawsuits over eminent domain stalled the project for years, affordable housing advocates vociferously protested the development-dissipated
Still unsure of comeback, Vazquez eyes NatsUpdated Jan 5 Share TweetRight-hander Javier Vazquez said Saturday that he has not made a final decision about his future in the big leagues. If he decides to make a comeback, he would consider playing for the Nationals even though their rotation is set.Share TweetDespite undergoing two surgeries on his ailing right knee since May, veteran slugger Lance Berkman isn't ready to call it a career just yet. According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the 37-year-old switch-hitter is set to return for the 2013 season after…
Mo says knee '95 percent' on way toward full healthUpdated Jan 5 Share TweetTo most of his audience, Mariano Rivera was happy playing the role of pitching coach on Saturday morning, covering the basics for a room filled with big league hopefuls.Share TweetStill not fully recovered from his season-ending knee injury, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said he will alter his winter throwing program to compensate for all the time he missed in 2012.Source: ESPN.com
Minor leaguer Cody Decker disputes scouting report, offers to provide shirtless photo evidenceUpdated Jan 5 Share TweetWhen the baseball news cycle slows down over the holidays, we start scratching and clawing for every bit of information we can find to satisfy our thirst. That includes scouring the rumor mills with regularity, checking in with the beat writers on Twitt…Source: yahoo.com
Bautista declares repaired left wrist fully healedUpdated Jan 5 Share TweetOutfielder Jose Bautista, who has been rehabbing this offseason after undergoing left wrist surgery in early September, declared himself 100 percent healthy to a group of reporters before a Winter Tour event at Rogers Centre on Saturday.
Dodgers sign Amezaga to Minors deal with spring inviteUpdated Jan 5 Share TweetFor the second time in four years, the Dodgers have signed utility man Alfredo Amezaga to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.
Jose Canseco Will Not Be The Next Mayor Of Toronto, Despite Promises To "Work Out The Citizen Thing"Updated Jan 5 Share TweetInsane and hilariously clumsy Toronto mayor Rob Ford is fighting for political life after a judge ruled that Ford had violated conflict-of-interest laws by voting during a council debate concerning his obligation to reimburse lobbyists that had donated …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetOmar Quintanilla, who signed a minor league contract, played 29 games for the team last season before he was dealt to Baltimore in July.Share TweetDontrelle Willis apparently is back with the Cubs. According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com and MLB Network, Willis has signed a Minor League deal with the Cubs. Heyman reported the left-hander was invited to the Minor League camp, but may get some Cact…
Caden Crisp can rock an epic Afro, just like CocoUpdated Jan 5 Share TweetThe sports world, along with just about every imaginable social media outlet known to man, was abuzz early in the 2011 season when Coco Crisp finally removed his trademark braids and revealed ‘baseball’s baddest afro' since Oscar Gamble's ruled the woSource: yahoo.com