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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- Josh Hamilton, B.J. Upton and Kyle Lohse were among nine free agents who turned down $13.3 million offers from their former clubs Friday as the annual general managers' ended and team officials headed home for what figures t…Upvote Share TweetCOOPERSTOWN, 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Colletti leaving GM Meetings with much to considerMLB.com Updated Nov 9, 2012General manager Ned Colletti left one meeting Friday and headed for another, as the General Managers Meetings ended in the desert and the Dodgers' organizational meetings start next week in Los Angeles.Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Verducci: MLB has a drug problem -- againMajor 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 …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Nov 9, 2012Nearly 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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.