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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 TweetDr. 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 TweetThe New York Yankees have interest in trading for Washington Nationals' outfielder/first baseman Michael Morse, sources tell ESPNNewYork.com.Source: ESPN.com
Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relieversUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetMILWAUKEE (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.
O's, Showalter still working to hammer out extensionUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetWhile 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.Source: MLB.com
Yankees to play exhibition game vs. Nats in MarchUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetThe Yankees will play a March 29 exhibition game against the Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.Source: MLB.com
And Stay Out: The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of …Updated Jan 8 Share TweetThe 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.
Notre Dame proves they are just not ready for big stage against tough Alabama team in BCS ChampionshipUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetAs 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 …Source: nydailynews.com
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.