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Schilling's famed bloody sock auctioned for $92K

Schilling's famed bloody sock auctioned for $92K

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 23, 2013
A bloody sock worn by Curt Schilling while pitching for the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the 2004 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals was sold for $92,613 at a live auction on Saturday night at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion.
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  • Contreras accepts minor league deal with Pirates

    Contreras accepts minor league deal with Pirates

    CNNSI.com Feb 23, 2013
    The Pittsburgh Pirates have reached agreement with 41-year-old pitcher Jose Contreras on a minor league contract.
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  • Judge rules that Yankees are baseball’s only ‘Evil Empire’

    Judge rules that Yankees are baseball’s only ‘Evil Empire’

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Feb 23, 2013
    It's only February, but I think we already have a pretty strong candidate for strangest baseball story of the year. According to the Wall Street Journal, a company registered under the name of Evil Enterprises Inc. has been seeking exclusive trademark r…
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  • Roundup: Cano homers, Yanks win spring opener

    Roundup: Cano homers, Yanks win spring opener

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Feb 23, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Robinson Cano and Zoilo Almonte homered for the New York Yankees, who opened spring training with an 8-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
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  • MLB.TV set for first spring game under the lights

    MLB.TV set for first spring game under the lights

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    Signups are under way as the 11th year of watching live games on MLB.TV continues Sunday with two more Spring Training games: Blue Jays (ss) at Yankees in Tampa, Fla. (1:05 p.m. ET) and A's at Angels in Tempe, Ariz. (3:05).
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  • Jeter's progress continues with field running drills

    Jeter's progress continues with field running drills

    CNNSI.com Feb 23, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Yankees captain Derek Jeter has practiced on-field running and agility drills for the first time since breaking his ankle last fall.
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  • Spring Headlines: Mariano Rivera faces live hitters, Johan Sant…

    Spring Headlines: Mariano Rivera faces live hitters, Johan Santana’s first start pushed back

    yahoo.com Feb 23, 2013
    In his first big test since undergoing reconstructive knee surgery last May, Mariano Rivera faced live hitters in a 20-pitch batting practice session at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. By all accounts - most importantly Rivera's - it went smoot
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Sports Columnists

  • Adande: Kobe Bryant now stands alone as the last prominent connection to L…

    Feb 23
    With the passing of Dr. Jerry Buss, Kobe Bryant became the organization's last prominent and active link to a storied past
  • J.A. Adande -- Kobe Bryant now stands as the last major link in Lakerland …

    Feb 23
    With the passing of Dr. Jerry Buss, Kobe Bryant became the organization's last prominent and active link to a storied past
  • Don Banks: Composed and honest, Te'o impresses in combine press conference

    Feb 23
    INDIANAPOLIS -- He's had way more than his 15 minutes of infamy since, as he so delicately put it, "January 16th happened,'' but Manti Te'o used his 15-minute session with the NFL media wisely Saturday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium.
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Alec Ogletree's issues, Ezekiel Ansah charms and more

    Feb 23
    While the offensive linemen impressed on the field Saturday, defensive players tried to impress the media off of it, writes John Clayton