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Elvis Dumervil parts with Broncos to sign with Ravens

Elvis Dumervil parts with Broncos to sign with Ravens

CNNSI.com Updated Mar 24, 2013
Elvis Dumervil is putting his seven seasons in Denver and one bizarre fax fiasco behind him after agreeing to a five-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
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  • Yankees near deal for Angels' Wells

    Yankees near deal for Angels' Wells

    Vernon Wells is on the verge of becoming the latest addition to the New York Yankees' injury-depleted lineup.
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  • Asking For Trouble: After an avalanche of injuries this spring,…

    Asking For Trouble: After an avalanche of injuries this spring, the Y…

    CNNSI.com Mar 24, 2013
    After an avalanche of injuries this spring, the Yankees are poised to acquire L.A. Angels outfielder Vernon Wells. Jay Jaffe sees little good that can come from the move.
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  • Tim Tebow makes speech to Wichita State men’s basketball team

    Tim Tebow makes speech to Wichita State men’s basketball team

    profootballtalk.com Mar 24, 2013
    The Wichita State men’s basketball team upset Gonzaga on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2006. Among those offering their congratulations to the Shockers: Jets quarterback Tim Tebow. According to USA Today’s Lindsay Jones,
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  • Johnson sidelined for Nets with quad contusion

    Johnson sidelined for Nets with quad contusion

    ESPN.com Mar 24, 2013
    Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson missed Sunday night's game against the Phoenix Suns due to a right quadriceps contusion.
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  • Report: TE Davis to visit Bills

    Report: TE Davis to visit Bills

    buffalobills.com Mar 24, 2013
    Washington free agent TE Fred Davis will reportedly make a free agent visit to 1 Bills Drive Wednesday. That according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who made the report Sunday evening. Redskins free-agent TE Fred Davis is scheduled to visit Bills on Wednesda
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  • Catcher d’Arnaud Among Six Trimmed From Mets Roster

    Catcher d’Arnaud Among Six Trimmed From Mets Roster

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 24, 2013
    Travis d’Arnaud will start at Class AAA, but the Mets said that if they needed a replacement for starter John Buck they would turn to d’Arnaud.
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  • Aggressive Play Catches Up to Mets’ Prospect

    Aggressive Play Catches Up to Mets’ Prospect

    nytimes.com Mar 24, 2013
    Outfielder Matt den Dekker landed on his glove hand and broke his wrist as he tried to make an awkward, acrobatic catch Sunday.
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  • Giants Reportedly Offer Cruz $7 Million Per Year

    Giants Reportedly Offer Cruz $7 Million Per Year

    giantsgab.com Mar 24, 2013
    Sources say the Giants’ offer to Victor Cruz exceeds $7 million per year, with a sizable amount of guaranteed money in a long-term deal that would still leave the 26-year-old Cruz time in his career to sign another contract, Gary Myers of the New York D
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  • Osi Umenyiora Agrees To Deal With Atlanta

    Osi Umenyiora Agrees To Deal With Atlanta

    giantsgab.com Mar 24, 2013
    The long and fruitful career of pass rusher Osi Umenyiora with the Giants has come to a close. One of the best pass rushers in Giants history has agreed to join the Atlanta Falcons according to ProFootballTalk.com. The site states that Osi could sign th…
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  • Buzz: Is Geno Smith on the Jets Radar?

    Buzz: Is Geno Smith on the Jets Radar?

    thejetsblog.com Mar 24, 2013
    WVU QB Geno Smith Interesting lead-off note from ESPN NY on the news that not only Terry Bradway watched WVU QB Geno Smith’s Pro Day, but that the team’s new OC went with him and whether or not that means anything about the Jets level of interest in S
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  • Jeter's setback another hit in Yankees' tough spring

    Jeter's setback another hit in Yankees' tough spring

    If Derek Jeter was almost any other player, we'd have huge questions about his ability to continue to play at the level we've come to expect from him. Never mind when he'll be back at shortstop for the Yankees. What will he look like when he returns? Is…
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  • Astros sign ex-Mets SS Cedeno to 1-year deal

    Astros sign ex-Mets SS Cedeno to 1-year deal

    ESPN.com Mar 24, 2013
    Shortstop Ronny Cedeno agreed Sunday to a one-year contract with the Houston Astros, who informed infielder Tyler Greene he will not make the season-opening roster.
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  • Bryan Thomas thinking about retirement

    Bryan Thomas thinking about retirement

    Bryan Thomas said near the end of the 2012 season that he wasn’t thinking about retiring, but injury news has caused the linebacker to entertain thoughts about calling it quits. Thomas played through a torn pectoral muscle for the Jets in the second hal
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  • Giants’ Free Agency Temperature Check

    Giants’ Free Agency Temperature Check

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 24, 2013
    The NFC East is not making many headlines this offseason. The Redskins and Cowboys cannot really splurge thanks to the cap sanctions the league imposed on them by the league. The Eagles, as usual, made some shrewd moves in acquiring LB Connor Barwin, TE…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 24, 2013
    The Bills have not started talking contract extension with C Eric Wood. Are the Dolphins going down the same path they did in 2010? Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com thinks the Patriots didn’t want RB Danny Woodhead at the price he got from the Chargers. Jet
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  • Spring Headlines: Bryce Harper feels Stephen Strasburg’s pain; …

    Spring Headlines: Bryce Harper feels Stephen Strasburg’s pain; Pablo Sandoval’s elbow not improving

    yahoo.com Mar 24, 2013
    One day after Stephen Strasburg was struck on the left thumb by a screaming Prince Fielder line drive, teammate Bryce Harper was unable to play in Saturday’s Grapefruit League game against the New York Mets after experiencing swelling in his own left th
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  • Kenyon Martin is resurrecting his career with most recent play …

    Kenyon Martin is resurrecting his career with most recent play for NY Knicks

    nydailynews.com Mar 24, 2013
    They must have installed a time machine in Kenyon Martin’s locker, because the 35-year-old forward rolled the clock back against the Raptors at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
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  • Paul's 17-point fourth propels Clippers by Nets

    Paul's 17-point fourth propels Clippers by Nets

    ESPN.com Mar 24, 2013
    Chris Paul scored 17 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter after banging his left knee early in the game and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Brooklyn Nets 101-95 on Saturday night in a matchup of playoff-bound teams.
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  • A Birthday Kidd Won’t Forget

    A Birthday Kidd Won’t Forget

    nytimes.com Mar 24, 2013
    Jason Kidd celebrated his 40th birthday at Madison Square Garden with thousands of his closest friends, a song by a teammate, and a victory.
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  • Video - Vernon Wells Bronx Bound? 01:49

    Vernon Wells Bronx Bound?

    Mar 24
    Buster Olney discusses the reports that the Yankees are in serious trade talks with the Angels for Vernon Wells.
  • Video - Parting Shot: Jeter's Status Uncertain 00:56

    Parting Shot: Jeter's Status Uncertain

    Mar 24
    Bob Ryan wants Derek Jeter on the field when the Yankees open the season.
  • Video - Nets Edge Suns 01:11

    Nets Edge Suns

    Mar 24
    Deron Williams tallied 20 points and 11 assists to lead the Nets past the Suns 102-100.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag - Tight salary cap squeezes loyalty

    Mar 24
    In this tight salary-cap economy, loyalty toward long-term leaders and veterans only goes to a certain limit, writes John Clayton.