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Pedro returning to Red Sox as a special assistant

Pedro returning to Red Sox as a special assistant

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
BOSTON (AP) -- Pedro Martinez has returned to the Boston Red Sox.
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  • Ian Thomsen: Playoff-contending Blazers face tricky decision as…

    Ian Thomsen: Playoff-contending Blazers face tricky decision as trade deadline looms

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    The trade deadline sits like an inviting target four weeks away for the Trail Blazers, who have remained in playoff contention despite a recent six-game losing streak. Couldn't they make a deal to improve their unproductive bench and enhance their chanc…
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  • With Delmon Young, Phillies' risk involves more than attitude

    With Delmon Young, Phillies' risk involves more than attitude

    philly.com Jan 24, 2013
    When the Phillies signed free-agent outfielder Delmon Young this week for a bargain-basement one-year guarantee of $750,000, it said a lot about the organization's willingness to take risk, about the sweet rewards of forgiveness, and it also spoke a vol…
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  • Eagles Notebook: Saints head coach Sean Payton talks 'closure' …

    Eagles Notebook: Saints head coach Sean Payton talks 'closure' at Senior Bowl

    philly.com Jan 24, 2013
    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton kept using the word “closure” during an extraordinary, 45-minute news conference Wednesday morning.
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  • Senior safeties the Eagles might consider

    Senior safeties the Eagles might consider

    philly.com Jan 24, 2013
    MOBILE, Ala. - At this early stage of the draft process, with a new Eagles coaching regime, we are all just throwing darts blindfolded, but there are some things we can make educated guesses about.
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  • While in Oregon, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly lived large

    While in Oregon, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly lived large

    philly.com Jan 24, 2013
    WE DON'T know where Chip Kelly will settle now that he's the Eagles head coach. What we do know is that he doesn't like to be cooped up.
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  • Sixers' basic need: Offense

    Sixers' basic need: Offense

    philly.com Jan 24, 2013
    THEY DO NOT defend with focus. They do not rebound with zeal. So, they must score. To salvage any sort of success from this dying season, the 76ers must abandon all else, save scoring.
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    NBA All-Star Reserves

    Jan 24
    Spurs and Bulls get two All-Star reserves each.

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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…