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Greinke tests out elbow

Greinke tests out elbow

CNNSI.com Updated Mar 20, 2013
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke threw four innings in a minor league game Wednesday without any trouble in his tender right elbow.
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  • Bauer adjusts in quest to earn rotation spot

    Bauer adjusts in quest to earn rotation spot

    MLB.com Mar 20, 2013
    Indians pitching prospect Trevor Bauer is attempting a delicate balancing act of altering his mechanics and trying to make the team's Opening Day rotation.
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  • Spring Breaks: Indians’ Michael Bourn chats about music, steak …

    Spring Breaks: Indians’ Michael Bourn chats about music, steak and fatherhood

    yahoo.com Mar 20, 2013
    Note: Spring Breaks is a Big League Stew series that talks to players about their lives off the field during spring training. Today: Michael Bourn, the speedy centerfielder who joined the Cleveland Indians this offseason after years with the Atlanta Bra…
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  • Why Is This Ump Calling Pitches From Behind The Mound?

    Why Is This Ump Calling Pitches From Behind The Mound?

    deadspin.com Mar 20, 2013
    Spring training, breezy and noncompetitive, tends to present certain spectacles that would have no business in regular season baseball. Hooters ball girls. Life-sized Al Roker Yankees Weebles. The Royals in first place. But in yesterday's Angels-Brewers…
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  • Dominican Republic shuts out Puerto Rico in title game

    Dominican Republic shuts out Puerto Rico in title game

    CNNSI.com Mar 20, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Cheers of "Dominicana! Dominicana!'' rang out through the rain at AT&T Park all the way to the lively streets of Santo Domingo.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Outrage over new helmet rule much ado about nothing

    Mar 20
    PHOENIX -- Emmitt Smith, Matt Forte, Eric Dickerson and running backs everywhere may squawk, but every change the NFL makes these days on behalf of player safety makes somebody squawk, doesn't it? Should the league really care? Not if it feels like it's…
  • NFL owners meetings - Pro Bowl survives but change is likely

    Mar 20
    The Pro Bowl will survive for next season, but changes are likely. Plus: playoff expansion talk, rules changes and more from the owners meetings.
  • NBA - Most intriguing 2013 draft prospects in the NCAA tournament

    Mar 20
    Our five-man team names the most intriguing NBA draft prospects in each region of the NCAA tournament.
  • NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penalty

    Mar 20
    In votes Wednesday, the NFL's owners eliminated the tuck rule and agreed to a rule change that would ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders in the open field.