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Wilson's NFL rise is no surprise to RockiesUpdated Jan 4 Share Tweet
When the Colorado Rockies drafted North Carolina State infielder Russell Wilson in the fourth-round in 2010, they knew he had NFL aspirations, and the Seahawks' rookie quarterback sensation is showing the world why.
Share TweetLeft-hander J.P. Howell has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for just under $3 million in base salary, plus performance bonuses, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.
Rockies to scout former Cy Young winner WebbUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetThe Rockies will be among the teams that will scout former Cy Young Award winner Brandon Webb's throwing session in the next couple of weeks.
Brewers sign outfielder Garner to Minor League dealUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetThe Brewers added to their Minor League outfield depth Friday by finalizing a deal with Cole Garner, a 28-year-old who played in four games with the Rockies in 2011.
Bichette seeking new era of Blake Street BombersUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetNew hitting coach Dante Bichette offers a unique perspective on how to solve the home/road problem that has pestered the Rockies from the beginning.
Kemp, Billingsley progressing from their injuriesUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetMatt Kemp and Chad Billingsley, two of the most prominent Dodgers rehabbing injuries, have made it to this point in the offseason without a physical setback, according to agent Dave Stewart.
Getting on base key to Brown's path to GiantsUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetGary Brown has speed to burn and is an above-average defender, but he'll need to prove that he can get on base consistently before earning a spot with the Giants.
Laser-pointing teen at Cards game pleads guiltyUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetHe who would lase has been made to pay. The teenager caught pointing a laser from a suite inside of Busch Stadium and causing a delay of a St. Louis Cardinals-San Francisco Giants game pleaded guilty in December, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Car…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetGiants right-hander Sergio Romo was cited and briefly detained by police on New Year's Day at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after arguing with authorities, according to various reports
Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win bigJan 4The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundJan 4Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: