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Baseball writer Hal McCoy could use a ride to Reds games this s…

Baseball writer Hal McCoy could use a ride to Reds games this season

yahoo.com Updated Jan 20, 2013
For 41 years, Hal McCoy has been a fixture at Cincinnati Reds games while covering the team for the Dayton Daily News (1972-2009) and his baseball blog The Real McCoy (2009-present). He'd like to keep it that way for a 42nd season, but it sounds like th…
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  • Albert Pujols wants his kids ‘to be like Stan Musial’

    Albert Pujols wants his kids ‘to be like Stan Musial’

    yahoo.com MLB.com CNNSI.com Jan 20, 2013
    Slugger Albert Pujols has taken a lot of grief from some St. Louis Cardinals fans for signing with the Los Angeles Angels. And he'll continue to take it. But that hasn't colored his memories of Stan Musial, whom Pujols always embraced as the living symb…
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  • Reaction to Wrigley renovation plan is positive

    Reaction to Wrigley renovation plan is positive

    MLB.com yahoo.com Jan 20, 2013
    Reaction to the Cubs' five-year plan to restore Wrigley Field has been positive -- once fans are assured the field itself will not change, the ivy will still be on the outfield walls, and the renovation does not call for a third deck to be added.
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  • Gap exists between Reds, arbitration-eligible players

    Gap exists between Reds, arbitration-eligible players

    MLB.com Jan 20, 2013
    Even with three different general-manager regimes, the Reds have made it almost an entire decade without going to an arbitration hearing against a player. But this could be the year that bucks the trend.
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Sports Columnists

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    Jan 20
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  • Sources: Seattle group has deal to buy Kings

    Jan 20
    The Maloof family that owns the Sacramento Kings has reached a purchase agreement to sell a 65 percent controlling interest in the franchise to a Seattle group led by Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer, according to league sources.