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Chef Pujols: Albert’s wife Deidre launches cookware line

Chef Pujols: Albert’s wife Deidre launches cookware line

yahoo.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
With her husband Albert Pujols under contract until at least 2021 and ensconced in the Los Angeles Angels lineup, Deidre Pujols apparently decided now was the time to make a name for herself in business. As the Hall of Very Good has noted, she has expan…
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  • Murphy ready to be Rangers' everyday left fielder

    Murphy ready to be Rangers' everyday left fielder

    MLB.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Rangers may yet bring another outfielder into the fold, but David Murphy is ready to be the everyday left fielder if general manager Jon Daniels stands pat.
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  • With deals in hand, Angels' Big 3 a rarity in this era

    With deals in hand, Angels' Big 3 a rarity in this era

    MLB.com Jan 9, 2013
    Make room, LeBron, Wade and Bosh. There's another Big Three now, residing nearly 3,000 miles west of South Beach: Trout, Pujols, Hamilton.
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  • Tejada, Sherrill among Royals' spring invitees

    Tejada, Sherrill among Royals' spring invitees

    MLB.com Jan 9, 2013
    Among the Royals' 21 non-roster Spring Training invitees are a former American League Most Valuable Player Award winner, an All-Star reliever, a one-time top prospect of the Angels and a notorious thief on the basepaths.
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  • Dugout, bullpen phones to go wireless next year

    Dugout, bullpen phones to go wireless next year

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Even dugouts and bullpens might not need that old landline soon.
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  • Video - Writers Protecting The Hall? 03:57

    Writers Protecting The Hall?

    Jan 9
    Barry Larkin and John Kruk discuss the news that no players were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Video - No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame 06:47

    No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame

    Jan 9
    Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney, Howard Bryant and Pedro Gomez react to the news that Baseball Hall of Fame voters didn't elect any candidates for induction into the Hall.
  • Video - Top MLB Players 25 And Under 01:45

    Top MLB Players 25 And Under

    Jan 9
    Keith Law breaks down his list of the top MLB players age 25 and under.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...