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Hot in Cleveland: Indians sell out home opener in six minutes, start spring 5-0
yahoo.com Updated Feb 25, 2013
The Cleveland Indians had the second lowest attendance in baseball in 2012 - an average of 19,797 per game. For some perspective: That's less than half of the attendance leading Philadelphia Phillies, who averaged 44,021 per game. In Cleveland, it's notUpvote Share Tweet
Papelbon focused on his delivery, not spring ERAMLB.com Updated Feb 25, 2013Miguel Cabrera's massive home run Monday did not come against some Minor Leaguer or journeyman trying to make the team. It came against Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.Upvote Share Tweet
Lee likes Phillies' chances with key players healthyMLB.com Updated Feb 25, 2013Cliff Lee said Monday he still believes the Phillies are contenders, especially with Chase Utley and Ryan Howard in good health entering the season.Upvote Share Tweet
Miguel Cabrera launches long home run over tiki bar at Bright House Field (Video)yahoo.com Updated Feb 25, 2013Your browser does not support iframes. New baseball highlights, from Clearwater, Fla., on The Stew! Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera appears to be in mid-season form in committing absolute cowhide-icide against Jonathan Papelbon, who (phunny Philli…Upvote Share Tweet
Phillies' vets have a healthy hungerphilly.com Updated Feb 25, 2013LAKELAND, Fla. - There was Ryan Howard legging out a double to the wall and Jimmy Rollins stealing second base and Roy Halladay showing the velocity and late life on his fastball that was missing for much of the 2012 season. The Phillies' veterans have …Upvote Share Tweet
Inside the Phillies: Jake Diekman hopes to impress Phillies in bullpenphilly.com Updated Feb 25, 2013LAKELAND, Fla. - Jake Diekman is right in the middle of the competition. Three spots are open in the Phillies' bullpen, and the lefthander with the funky sidearm delivery wants one of them, but he respects the talent level of his friendly adversaries.Upvote Share Tweet
2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impactFeb 25Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extensionFeb 25Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…Feb 25INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.
Clayton's mailbag: Franchised TEs a bargain -- for nowFeb 25Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.