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Blue Jays meet with youngsters, fans in Winnipeg

Blue Jays meet with youngsters, fans in Winnipeg

MLB.com Updated Jan 6, 2013
Aaron Loup, fellow reliever Brett Cecil, slugger Jose Bautista and Brian King, the Blue Jays strength and conditioning coordinator, took some time during the annual Blue Jays Winter Tour to speak to a group of 23 youth baseball players from Manitoba on …
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  • Tribe calls on Francona, Tressel to secure Swisher

    Tribe calls on Francona, Tressel to secure Swisher

    MLB.com Jan 6, 2013
    To reel in free-agent slugger Nick Swisher, the Indians enlisted an impressive array of proven recruiters.
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  • Maldonado gives back, makes kids' day in P.R.

    Maldonado gives back, makes kids' day in P.R.

    MLB.com Jan 6, 2013
    Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado proved Sunday that you don't have to be a veteran big leaguer to do big things in the community.
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  • Hammer-Wielding Yinzer Tries To Break Into Steelers Locker Room

    Hammer-Wielding Yinzer Tries To Break Into Steelers Locker Room

    deadspin.com Jan 6, 2013
    A man wearing (only?) a Pittsburgh Pirates hat and gray sweatpants attempted to break into the Steelers locker room at Heinz Field Saturday with a hammer. Security at the stadium noted that he busted a lock at Gate B to gain entry to the stadium and the…
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  • Berkman pledges to win over Rangers' fan base

    Berkman pledges to win over Rangers' fan base

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 6, 2013
    Free-agent DH Lance Berkman, whom sources said Saturday agreed to terms on a one-year deal pending a physical, wants Rangers fans to know that he was wrong about his assessment of the club a few years ago and plans to win them over with his play.
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  • Boras' premier clients striking out in free agency

    Boras' premier clients striking out in free agency

    CNNSI.com Jan 6, 2013
    Boras' premier clients striking out in free agency
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…

    Jan 6
    BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
  • Daily Dime: Lakers-Nuggets

    Jan 7
    The Lakers' latest loss reveals a team not headed for a quick turnaround, J.A. Adande writes.
  • NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets better

    Jan 6
    After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.