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Reds' Hamilton could make history in a flash

Reds' Hamilton could make history in a flash

MLB.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
The speed of Cincinnati Reds prospect Billy Hamilton may become legendary. It's possible Hamilton may one day break the modern-day Major League single-season stolen base record of 130 set by Oakland Athletics outfielder Rickey Henderson in 1982 at age 2…
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  • Source: Martin leaves Yanks for Pirates

    Source: Martin leaves Yanks for Pirates

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The New York Yankees were in no hurry to re-sign catcher Russell Martin. The Pittsburgh Pirates swept in when they had the chance.
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  • Bucs eye complementary pieces to take next step

    Bucs eye complementary pieces to take next step

    MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Pittsburgh front office is sworn to never use small-market alibis, but the truth is, clubs such as the Pirates depend on going on bargain hunts and bagging big game.
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  • Md. woman fined for phony Chapman robbery

    Md. woman fined for phony Chapman robbery

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    A Maryland woman has been fined $164 for falsely reporting a robbery of a Pittsburgh hotel room belonging to a Cincinnati Reds player.
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  • Cubs hire 25-year-old director of baseball operations

    Cubs hire 25-year-old director of baseball operations

    yahoo.com Nov 29, 2012
    So, what are doing with your life? Moreover, what were you doing with it at age 25? Ask a man named Scott Harris those questions Thursday, and he would say that he is the new director of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs. A 2009 (!) graduate of U…
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  • Former Astro Moore signs with A's

    Former Astro Moore signs with A's

    MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    Scott Moore, who hit .259 with nine homers and 26 RBIs in a part-time role with the Astros last season, has signed a Minor League deal with the A's with an invitation to Spring Training.
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  • Video - Do Suspected Steroid Users Belong In Hall Of Fame? 07:12

    Do Suspected Steroid Users Belong In Hall Of Fame?

    Nov 29
    Rob Parker, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether players suspected of using steroids belong in the Hall of Fame.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Gregg Popovich's shot at Team USA coaching gig

    Nov 29
    How will 'Restgate' affect Gregg Popovich's shot at becoming the next Team USA coach? Marc Stein has that and more in the lastest Weekend Dime.
  • AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 29
    The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Nov 29
    There are two ways that a blackjack dealer can ruin your night. I don't mind the first way — if he's grimly dealing himself face cards and black...