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Dale Sveum was accidentally shot by Robin Yount during a recent…

Dale Sveum was accidentally shot by Robin Yount during a recent quail hunt

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NASHVILLE, Tenn - While team executives zeroed in on trade and free-agent targets at the winter meetings on Tuesday, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum described what it was like being between the crosshairs of a former teammate and Hall of Famer. Sveum sa
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  • Video - Cubs' Offseason Plan 01:13

    Cubs' Offseason Plan

    Dec 4
    ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers reports on the Cubs from the winter meetings.
  • Video - Sveum Happy With Additions To The Rotation 02:23

    Sveum Happy With Additions To The Rotation

    Dec 4
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum talks to the media at the winter meetings about his team's offseason pitching pickups and what he expects in his second year as manager.
  • Video - Todd Frazier: Jersey Strong 04:26

    Todd Frazier: Jersey Strong

    Dec 4
    Buster Olney profiles Reds 3B Todd Frazier, who is doing his part to help the residents of Toms River, N.J., recover from Hurricane Sandy.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 4
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  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
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  • Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012

    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…