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New ace Dickey thrilled to join 'all-in' Blue Jays

New ace Dickey thrilled to join 'all-in' Blue Jays

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
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.
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  • Rodriguez to Have Hip Surgery on Jan. 16

    Rodriguez to Have Hip Surgery on Jan. 16

    nytimes.com CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    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.
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  • Yankees interested in Nats' Morse, sources say

    Yankees interested in Nats' Morse, sources say

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The New York Yankees have interest in trading for Washington Nationals' outfielder/first baseman Michael Morse, sources tell ESPNNewYork.com.
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  • Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relievers

    Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relievers

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Reliever Mike Gonzalez and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $2.25 million, one-year contract.
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  • Indians sign ex-Ray, three-time All-Star Kazmir

    Indians sign ex-Ray, three-time All-Star Kazmir

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have signed free agent left-hander Scott Kazmir to a minor league contract.
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  • O's, Showalter still working to hammer out extension

    O's, Showalter still working to hammer out extension

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    While 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.
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  • Yankees to play exhibition game vs. Nats in March

    Yankees to play exhibition game vs. Nats in March

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Yankees will play a March 29 exhibition game against the Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
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  • And Stay Out: The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of …

    And Stay Out: The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of …

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    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.
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  • Notre Dame proves they are just not ready for big stage against…

    Notre Dame proves they are just not ready for big stage against tough Alabama team in BCS Championship

    nydailynews.com Jan 8, 2013
    As 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 …
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I 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 predictions

    Jan 8
    When 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 issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.