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Rangers to open home slate vs. Hamilton, L.A.ESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will make his first appearance against his former team, the Texas Rangers, at 1:05 p.m. CT on Friday, April 5, in Texas' home opener for 2013.Share Tweet
Texas could reward Harrison with multiyear dealMLB.com Jan 8, 2013Rangers Pitcher of the Year is just the first reward that Matt Harrison may receive this offseason. A multi-year contract might also be in the works.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have signed free agent left-hander Scott Kazmir to a minor league contract.Share Tweet
Rangers haven't ruled out adding Bourn, LohseMLB.com Jan 8, 2013New Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman is a former teammate of both free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn and pitcher Kyle Lohse. Apparently those two names came up when Berkman had lunch with Rangers officials on Monday.Share Tweet
Buster Blog: Rangers Sign BerkmanJan 8Buster Olney blogs about the Ranger's signing of veteran DH Lance Berkman.
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.