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Tigers finalize 2-year, $26M contract with Hunter

Tigers finalize 2-year, $26M contract with Hunter

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
DETROIT (AP) -- Torii Hunter has reached the postseason six times in his career, but he's never played in a World Series.
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  • Trout is Negro Leagues Legacy Awards' AL MVP

    Trout is Negro Leagues Legacy Awards' AL MVP

    MLB.com CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    Mike Trout settled for runner-up when the BBWAA announced its choice for American League MVP, but the Angels' rookie sensation received the Junior Circuit's top honor when the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum announced its annual Legacy Awards on Friday.
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  • Zduriencik says Mariners aren't targeting Hamilton

    Zduriencik says Mariners aren't targeting Hamilton

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    Although the Mariners plan to pursue offensive upgrades this offseason, general manager Jack Zduriencik said Friday he doesn't see Seattle being big players in the pursuit of free-agent slugger Josh Hamilton.
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  • A's trade RHP Ross to Padres in four-player deal

    A's trade RHP Ross to Padres in four-player deal

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics have traded right-hander Tyson Ross and minor league first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones to the San Diego Padres for infielder Andy Parrino and left-hander Andrew Werner.
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  • Rangers will play Padres at Alamodome in March

    Rangers will play Padres at Alamodome in March

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Texas Rangers are going to defend the Alamo.
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  • Video - Team Most Likely To Sign Josh Hamilton 01:25

    Team Most Likely To Sign Josh Hamilton

    Nov 16
    Tim Kurkjian discusses the team that is the most likely to sign free-agent outfielder Josh Hamilton.
  • Video - Team Most Likely To Sign Zack Greinke 00:58

    Team Most Likely To Sign Zack Greinke

    Nov 16
    Tim Kurkjian discusses the team that is the most likely to sign free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…

    Nov 16
    The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.