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Major League brass share insight at sports panelsUpdated Nov 16, 2012 Share TweetMets general manager Sandy Alderson and D-backs president Derrick Hall were among speakers representing Major League Baseball leadership at the seventh annual Ivy Sports Symposium on Friday at Columbia University.
Mayor Of Miami Writes Letter To Bud Selig Imploring Him To Stop The Marlins TradeUpdated Nov 16, 2012 Share TweetIt's not just Marlins fans and baseball bloggers that are mad at Jeffrey Loria for gutting the Marlins roster yet again. Now the Mayor of Miami is lobbying for Bud Selig to prevent the Marlins from sticking the city of Miami with a brand new stadium tha…Source: deadspin.com
Stanton solely focused on 'winning philosophy'Updated Nov 16, 2012 Share TweetGiancarlo Stanton shared his thoughts with Peter Gammons on the Marlins' trade the other night, expressing his frustration at being unable to actively pursue a "winning philosophy."
Marlins name Chuck Hernandez pitching coachUpdated Nov 16, 2012 Share TweetChuck Hernandez has been hired as pitching coach for the Miami Marlins and new manager Mike Redmond.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Phillies think B.J. Upton could fill two sizable voids on their 2013 roster. First, he can play center field. Second, he is a right-handed bat with power. That combination has him unquestionably as their top offseason target.
Chipper Jones Has His Own Theories On JFK's AssassinationUpdated Nov 16, 2012 Share TweetThe recently retired Chipper Jones is an entertaining force on Twitter. Wednesday night, while watching Oliver Stone's JFK on Reelz (really, Chipper? Reelz?), Chipper decided to get the truth out about what really happened in the assassination of JFK. W…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetGeorge Vecsey does not think the Mets should trade R.A. Dickey.Source: nytimes.com
Mets give Bixler Minors deal with spring inviteUpdated Nov 16, 2012 Share TweetThe Mets announced Friday that they have signed utility man Brian Bixler to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…Nov 16The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…Nov 16INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary BettmanNov 16Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.