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Source: Cubs reach two-year deal with Fujikawa

Source: Cubs reach two-year deal with Fujikawa

CNNSI.com Updated Dec 1, 2012
CHICAGO (AP) -- Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa and the Chicago Cubs have reached agreement on a two-year, $9.5 million contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday.
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  • Royals extend sympathy to Chiefs after shooting

    Royals extend sympathy to Chiefs after shooting

    MLB.com Dec 1, 2012
    The Royals organization and their players were quick to express their concern and sympathy after a Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide at Arrowhead Stadium in the sports complex the two teams share.
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  • This Is Not The First Murder-Suicide Outside Arrowhead Stadium …

    This Is Not The First Murder-Suicide Outside Arrowhead Stadium This Year

    deadspin.com Dec 1, 2012
    It's actually the second in a few months. On September 15, an aggrieved boyfriend attacked a Royals parking lot attendant. From the Kansas City Star: More »
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  • Twins tender contracts to Butera, Burton, Duensing

    Twins tender contracts to Butera, Burton, Duensing

    MLB.com Dec 1, 2012
    The Twins tendered contracts to catcher Drew Butera and relievers Jared Burton and Brian Duensing before Friday's 10:59 p.m. CT deadline, the club announced Saturday.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Agent for Belcher, Crennel in disbelief over tragic murder-sui…

    Dec 1
    The agent for both Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and Romeo Crennel, the coach who witnessed Belcher's suicide in a parking lot outside the team's Arrowhead Stadium training facility Saturday morning, said "never in a million years'' did he think …
  • Don Banks: Chiefs player involved in apparent murder-suicide at team facil…

    Dec 1
    Tragedy struck in the NFL early Saturday morning with the news that a Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide at the team's Arrowhead Stadium practice facility, after shooting and killing his girlfriend at home a short time earlier, SI.com has learn…