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NL East News and Rumors

  • Alderson expects offseason to pick up pace

    Alderson expects offseason to pick up pace

    MLB.com Updated Jan 7, 2013
    Sandy Alderson expects the Mets' offseason to pick up the pace, but the general manager said the club isn't close to any deal for a pitcher.
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  • Amaro: Smaller-scale deals 'essential' for Phillies

    Amaro: Smaller-scale deals 'essential' for Phillies

    MLB.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Phillies have four fresh faces headed to Clearwater, Fla., for Spring Training next month. They still hope to find a fifth.
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  • Beachy, Kimbrel spar before BCS title game

    Beachy, Kimbrel spar before BCS title game

    MLB.com Jan 7, 2013
    Brandon Beachy and Craig Kimbrel have not created one of those wagers that could lead to some clubhouse laughs. But the two Braves pitchers have traded some playful jabs leading up to Monday night's matchup between Notre Dame and Alabama in the BCS Nati…
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Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategy

    Jan 7
    The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
  • Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.
  • Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card Weekend

    Jan 7
    Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …