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Share TweetLAS VEGAS (AP) -- San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo is facing a misdemeanor summons in Las Vegas alleging he violated airport rules after being detained by authorities at McCarran International Airport on New Year's Day.
Royals ink righty Boyer to Minor League dealUpdated Jan 3 Share TweetThe Royals added some pitching depth on Thursday, signing right-hander Blaine Boyer to a Minor League contract for 2013.Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Setup reliever Jason Frasor signed a $1.5 million, one-year deal Thursday with the Texas Rangers.
Villarreal shelved by Tigers for rest of winterUpdated Jan 3 Share TweetThe Tigers shut down Brayan Villarreal for the rest of the winter to have him focus on being ready for Spring Training.
With Tejada comes infectious enthusiasm to KCUpdated Jan 3 Share TweetMiguel Tejada may love playing baseball more than anyone else on earth, and that'll be clear to the Kansas City Royals the first time he puts on the uniform.Share TweetRuss Canzler is back with the Indians. Nick Swisher is on his way.
Weekend Dime -- Mark Cuban's anniversaryJan 3As Mark Cuban celebrates his 13th anniversary as Mavericks owner, the team struggles to find a future.
2012 NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Wild-Card RoundJan 3With the Ravens' wild-card game possibly being Ray Lewis' last at home, emotions will run high in Baltimore, John Clayton writes.
Mike James to sign with Texas Legends of D-League, sources sayJan 3In an attempt to convince the Dallas Mavericks that he can help them, veteran point guard Mike James is joining the D-League's Texas Legends in time for Saturday's game against Tulsa, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previewsJan 3One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previews