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Indians using Ohio State ties to recruit Swisher

Indians using Ohio State ties to recruit Swisher

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Dec 18, 2012
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians called upon a proven recruiter to land free agent outfielder Nick Swisher.
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  • Sources: Rangers meet with catcher Pierzynski

    Sources: Rangers meet with catcher Pierzynski

    ESPN.com Dec 18, 2012
    The Texas Rangers met Chicago White Sox free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski and his agent in Arlington on Tuesday, according to two major league sources.
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  • Arsenal's Jack Wilshere Took A Studs-Up Boot To The Crotch Yest…

    Arsenal's Jack Wilshere Took A Studs-Up Boot To The Crotch Yesterday

    deadspin.com Dec 18, 2012
    Gunners star Jack Wilshere entered a world of pain yesterday in the first half of Arsenal's match at Reading, when Royals midfielder Jobi McAnuff delivered a boot square to Wilshere's balls. More »
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  • 1980 Royals get World Series revenge on Phillies playing ‘Famil…

    1980 Royals get World Series revenge on Phillies playing ‘Family Feud’ (Video)

    yahoo.com Dec 18, 2012
    It took the Kansas City Royals five years to return to the World Series, and win it, after falling to the Philadelphia Phillies in 1980. But did you know it took the Royals less than one offseason to avenge their defeat in '80 by whooping the Fightins o…
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Jets can't ignore Sanchez's struggles as they look to 2013; ma…

    Dec 18
    In the wake of the long football weekend's news:
  • Evan Moore of Seattle Seahawks released -- source

    Dec 18
    The Seattle Seahawks have released tight end Evan Moore, according to a source.
  • Don Banks: Peterson, Peyton astound, but don't forget these other comeback…

    Dec 18
    The epic seasons being turned in by Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson and Denver quarterback Peyton Manning have deservedly sucked up all the oxygen in the comeback player of the year debate, but there are other notable comebacks unfolding around t…