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MLB.com Updated Jan 18, 2013Indians manager Terry Francona said he feels the controversial excerpt painted a misleading portrait of the book, "Francona: The Red Sox Years," which was co-written by the Boston Globe's Dan Shaugnessy and is due to hit shelves on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Rays give one-year, $3M deal to RHP NiemannESPN.com Updated Jan 18, 2013The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to one-year contracts with right-handed pitcher Jeff Niemann and infielder Ryan Roberts, along with outfielders Matt Joyce and Sam Fuld to avoid arbitration.Upvote Share TweetBoone Logan and the Yankees agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract on Friday, thus avoiding salary arbitration.Upvote Share Tweet
Bundy, Anderson stress exercise at caravan eventMLB.com Updated Jan 18, 2013About 45 minutes through an exercise demonstration that had Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy instructing two lines of Commodore John Rodgers Elementary and Middle School kids in the way of pitching mechanics, special assistant Brady Anderson sprung up and ch…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 18, 2013CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with second baseman Gordon Beckham and outfielder Alejandro De Aza to avoid arbitration.Upvote Share Tweet
Yanks, left-hander Logan agree on $1.25M raiseESPN.com Updated Jan 18, 2013Left-hander Boone Logan and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $3.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.25 million.Upvote Share TweetLeft-hander J.A. Happ has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, who also reached a $2.6 million, one-year deal with infielder Emilio Bonifacio.Upvote Share Tweet
E:60 Exclusive: Terry FranconaJan 18Terry Francona sits down exclusively with E:60's Jeremy Schaap to discuss his new book- Francona: The Red Sox Years.
Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' HarbaughJan 18ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…Jan 18The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…
NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Championship roundJan 18Teams put up 276 points in the divisional round of the playoffs. Will the trend continue?
The Sports Guy's All-Te'o MailbagJan 18Even the NFL playoffs can wait for the weirdest sports story of our age.