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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Lee MacPhail, the longtime baseball executive who ruled in the celebrated Pine Tar case and later became part of the only father-son Hall of Fame pairing, has died. He was 95.
Tom Verducci: MLB has a drug problem -- againUpdated Nov 9, 2012 Share TweetMajor League Baseball has a drug problem again and is engaged in discussions with the players' association regarding what to do about it. The very specific problem is the use of fast-acting synthetic testosterone, the primary performance-enhancing drug …Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetComing off a whirlwind summer in which he was the top pick in the First-Year Player Draft, graduated from high school and made his professional baseball debut, Carlos Correa is back to work for the Astros.Source: MLB.com
Report: Brewers, Hart discussing extensionUpdated Nov 9, 2012 Share TweetThe Brewers and the agent for Corey Hart are discussing an extension that would keep the veteran slugger in Milwaukee after his contract expires following next season.Source: MLB.comShare TweetNearly three years removed from his interview with Bob Costas where he admitted using steroids during his playing career, former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and new Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire is now adamantly advising current and fut…Source: yahoo.com
Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant opens the campaign for Phil Jackson - J.A.…Nov 9For Kobe, there's only one logical choice to take over in Lakerland: Phil Jackson.
NBA -- Los Angeles Lakers' future hinges on Jim BussNov 9After two failed coaching hires, the pressure is on Jim Buss to make the right choice.
Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night scheduleNov 9If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive playNov 9The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.