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Derek Holland navigates another series of firsts with Texas Ran…

Derek Holland navigates another series of firsts with Texas Rangers

yahoo.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
SURPRISE! - Ariz. Left-hander Derek Holland got the start for the Texas Rangers in first game of the Cactus League season Friday. It kind of looked like Holland's first day, too. It was Holland's first time working with new catcher A.J. Pierzynski in a
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  • Valentine hired as Sacred Heart athletics director

    Valentine hired as Sacred Heart athletics director

    CNNSI.com Feb 22, 2013
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been hired as the athletics director at Sacred Heart University.
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  • Ryan: Rangers can contend without Hamilton

    Ryan: Rangers can contend without Hamilton

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Despite the loss of slugger Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan believes his club will contend for the AL West crown.
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  • Replacing stars, legends no easy task

    Replacing stars, legends no easy task

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    It is always difficult to replace key players who leave via free agency, trades or retirement, and teams have their own ways of going through that process to prepare for the following season. Some teams stayed in house in 2013 -- such as the Rangers and…
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB…

    Feb 22
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the irony of the NFL's incoming quarterback class on display here at the scouting combine is that while the read-option trend seems to be the wave of the future within the league, the future clearly isn't now. At least not in ter…
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Friday observations about offseason, Weeden and more

    Feb 22
    Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Baltimore Ravens 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 22
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.