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Masterson gets Opening Day nod for the Indians

Masterson gets Opening Day nod for the Indians

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 26, 2013
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- New Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has named Justin Masterson his starter for opening day.
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  • Roundup: Price, Longoria debut for Rays in win

    Roundup: Price, Longoria debut for Rays in win

    CNNSI.com Feb 26, 2013
    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- AL Cy Young winner David Price pitched one scoreless inning and Evan Longoria tested his surgically-repaired hamstring on the basepaths and had an RBI single Tuesday during Tampa Bay's rain-shortened 7-2 victory over a Houst…
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  • Arencibia surprises autistic fan with tickets

    Arencibia surprises autistic fan with tickets

    MLB.com Feb 26, 2013
    J.P. Arencibia has ensured that Matt Harvey's start to the Blue Jays' 2013 season will get off on the right foot. Harvey is a self-proclaimed diehard fan who has been closely following the team since the early '90s. He's also autistic and had to suffer …
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  • Pelfrey OK with mixed results in return to mound

    Pelfrey OK with mixed results in return to mound

    MLB.com Feb 26, 2013
    It wasn't the prettiest of outings, but Mike Pelfrey still came away mostly pleased with his spring debut against the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
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  • Hamed Haddadi’s new Phoenix Suns jersey is Iran’s international…

    Hamed Haddadi’s new Phoenix Suns jersey is Iran’s international telephone code (PHOTO)

    yahoo.com Feb 26, 2013
    Our predilection toward space-eating, defensive-minded centers is well known around these parts, but former Memphis Grizzlies (and kinda Toronto Raptors) big man Hamed Haddadi has always had a place in our hearts for his sense of humor. The native of Ir…
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  • Reds hope Choo can be rare commodity: an effective leadoff hitt…

    Reds hope Choo can be rare commodity: an effective leadoff hitter

    CNNSI.com Feb 26, 2013
    The Reds added Shin-Soo Choo to solve their long-running leadoff problem but just about every team could use more production atop the order, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • The Lakers Run Into A Buzz Saw; Paul Pierce Is A Hoops Technici…

    The Lakers Run Into A Buzz Saw; Paul Pierce Is A Hoops Technician

    dimemag.com Feb 26, 2013
    You want to know why that Lakers win in Dallas was so big? Any sensible L.A. fan knows whenever they go to Denver, they get spit back out like spoiled food. With time running out and Houston not looking like they’re going to fall apart anytime soon, the
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  • Video - Arencibia's Kurkjian Impersonation 00:44

    Arencibia's Kurkjian Impersonation

    Feb 26
    J.P. Arencibia does his best Tim Kurkjian impersonation.
  • Video - Managing Star Power 04:11

    Managing Star Power

    Feb 26
    Blue Jays manager John Gibbons talks about handling the star-studded roster on his new team.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done right

    Feb 26
    We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
  • Sources: Holmgren, Raiders talk front office job

    Feb 26
    The Oakland Raiders have been talking to former Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, according to two sources.
  • Peter King: More on Tom Brady's amazing deal; mail

    Feb 26
    Picking up the pieces from the surprising three-year, $27 million Tom Brady contract extension:
  • Adande/Gutierrez: Who's the NBA's most clutch player?

    Feb 26
    Which player gets the ball in crunch time? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.