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AL East News and Rumors
New Toronto ace R.A. Dickey said Tuesday he's thrilled to join a team that's "all in" to win the World Series and thankful the New York Mets did not meet his contract demands.Share Tweet
Dr. Bryan Kelly of the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan will perform the procedure and said he expected the Yankees third baseman to return after the All-Star break.Share TweetESPN.com Jan 8, 2013The New York Yankees have interest in trading for Washington Nationals' outfielder/first baseman Michael Morse, sources tell ESPNNewYork.com.Share Tweet
Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relieversMILWAUKEE (AP) -- Reliever Mike Gonzalez and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $2.25 million, one-year contract.Share TweetCLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have signed free agent left-hander Scott Kazmir to a minor league contract.Share Tweet
O's, Showalter still working to hammer out extensionMLB.com Jan 8, 2013While there is every expectation that a deal will get done to extend Orioles manager Buck Showalter's contract, the process is coming along slowly and there's no exact timetable on when a formal announcement will be made.Share Tweet
Yankees to play exhibition game vs. Nats in MarchMLB.com Jan 8, 2013The Yankees will play a March 29 exhibition game against the Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.Share Tweet
And Stay Out: The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of …The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of Fame. Tom Verducci explains why he'll never vote for a known steroid user and reveals the six players he did endorse.Share Tweet
Notre Dame proves they are just not ready for big stage against tough Alabama team in BCS Championshipnydailynews.com Jan 8, 2013As Notre Dame tried to win its first national championship since 1988 on Monday night, the big winner may have been college football. The sport is a lot healthier when Notre Dame has a nationally competitive team. In many ways, the Irish are a lot like …Share Tweet
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.