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For Chipper Jones, a Salute and Two Home Runs

For Chipper Jones, a Salute and Two Home Runs

nytimes.com Updated Aug 17, 2012
Chipper Jones's 19th year with the Braves - he has said it will be his last - is offering plenty of highlights.
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  • Padres activate C Grandal, put Hundley on DL

    Padres activate C Grandal, put Hundley on DL

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2012
    The San Diego Padres have activated rookie Yasmani Grandal and placed fellow catcher Nick Hundley on the 15-day disabled list with a bruised right knee.
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  • Giants recall outfielder Christian, RHP Hacker

    Giants recall outfielder Christian, RHP Hacker

    ESPN.com Aug 17, 2012
    The San Francisco Giants recalled outfielder Justin Christian and right-hander Eric Hacker from Triple-A Fresno on Friday before opening a weekend series with the San Diego Padres.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens' Rice tired of making the playoffs, wants the bar raised

    Aug 17
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- New long-term contract and accompanying career security in hand, Ray Rice is not satisfied. He wants more. He wants it now. He wants it all.
  • Olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps to sign with New England Patriots - sou…

    Aug 17
    Olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps is expected to sign a contract Friday afternoon with the New England Patriots, according to multiple sources.
  • Sources: Olympian Demps headed to Patriots

    Aug 17
    Olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps sign with the New England Patriots on Friday.