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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley will miss at least the first two weeks of the season after breaking the tip of his left thumb.Share TweetESPN.com Mar 18, 2013The Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers made some compensatory picks news Monday. The Chiefs are newsworthy for what they got. The Chargers made news for what they didn’t get. The Chiefs received the No. 96 overall pick in the third round -- the sShare Tweet
Rockies name Chacin Opening Day starterRockies manager Walt Weiss announced Monday that Jhoulys Chacin will start on Opening Day, April 1 in Milwaukee. He also said veteran lefty Jeff Francis will start the homer opener on April 5 against the Padres.Share Tweet
QB helium may boost Chargers draft optionsGrowing draft buzz for quarterback Geno Smith is good news for the Chargers.Share TweetVeteran relievers Josh Lindblom and Evan Meek, both seeking a prominent role in the Rangers' bullpen, had nearly identical line scores over the weekend. Lindblom pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts against the Dodgers on Saturday, and Meek di…Share Tweet
Richard works with delivery, improves on commandDespite Clayton Richard's rough start in the Padres' 5-2 loss to the Cubs, he was encouraged by a mechanical adjustment that he and pitching coach Darren Balsley believe will help him moving forward.Share TweetThe rebuilding New York Jets, continuing to shop for bargain free agents, agreed to terms Monday with former San Diego Chargers linebacker Antwan Barnes on a three-year contract, according to a league source.Share Tweetchargers.com Mar 18, 2013Learn more about quarterback prospect Matt Barkley out of USC.Share Tweet
Spring Breaks: Padres’ Jedd Gyorko chats about spring training food, golf and married lifeyahoo.com Mar 18, 2013Note: Spring Breaks is a Big League Stew series debuting today that talks to players about their lives off the field during spring training. First up: Jedd Gyorko, 24, of the San Diego Padres, who has one of baseball's most interesting names (pronounced…Share Tweet
Props to Antwan BarnesJets-bound Antwan Barnes gave the Chargers nice returns as an edge rusher.Share Tweet
Was Rex Ryan off target in shots at Chargers front office?In his book, Jets coach Rex Ryan takes a few swipes at the Chargers front office.Share Tweet
Don Banks: Patriots owner Robert Kraft upset with Wes Welker's agentMar 18PHOENIX -- Thanks to the culture established by their tight-lipped head coach, the New England Patriots in the Bill Belichick era have been well known for their refusal to re-live the past, always choosing to focus on the future and moving ahead rather …
Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetingsMar 18The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: NFC West an emerging powerhouse after first week of free agenc…Mar 18PHOENIX -- Lord, the NFC West is going to be a bear of a division in 2013.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls should sit rest of seasonMar 18The Heat is too great for a Derrick Rose return this season.