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Source: Martin leaves Yanks for Pirates

Source: Martin leaves Yanks for Pirates

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The New York Yankees were in no hurry to re-sign catcher Russell Martin. The Pittsburgh Pirates swept in when they had the chance.
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  • Source: Rivera, Yankees agree on $10M contract

    Source: Rivera, Yankees agree on $10M contract

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract.
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  • Anthopoulos has the tools he needs to upgrade

    Anthopoulos has the tools he needs to upgrade

    MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Blue Jays have already gone all in this offseason, but issues with depth remain. Good thing Alex Anthopoulos has plenty of trade chips at his disposal.
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  • Blue Jays prospect Alford arrested for assault

    Blue Jays prospect Alford arrested for assault

    MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    Blue Jays prospect Anthony Alford was arrested on Wednesday afternoon and charged with aggravated assault for allegedly using a weapon in a threatening manner.
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  • Joining revamped Blue Jays has JJ thrilled

    Joining revamped Blue Jays has JJ thrilled

    MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    Josh Johnson knew his time with the Marlins was likely coming to an end. He just didn't know it would it would happen so quickly.
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  • Lucchino urges patience with Red Sox rebuilding

    Lucchino urges patience with Red Sox rebuilding

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino on Thursday morning urged fans to stay patient, signaling the team wouldn't be handing out any seven- or eight-year deals to free agents this offseason.
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  • Yankee Fans Are Everywhere

    Yankee Fans Are Everywhere

    deadspin.com Nov 29, 2012
    While Notre Dame may be the original bandwagon team, it's tough to argue with the global force of the New York Yankees. Sports fans are likely to find Yankee gear anywhere in the world, as we spotted yesterday in Germany during a match between SC Freibu…
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  • Video - Do Suspected Steroid Users Belong In Hall Of Fame? 07:12

    Do Suspected Steroid Users Belong In Hall Of Fame?

    Nov 29
    Rob Parker, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether players suspected of using steroids belong in the Hall of Fame.

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 29
    How will 'Restgate' affect Gregg Popovich's shot at becoming the next Team USA coach? Marc Stein has that and more in the lastest Weekend Dime.
  • AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 29
    The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
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    Nov 29
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