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Share TweetPORT 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…
Arencibia surprises autistic fan with ticketsUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetJ.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 …Source: MLB.com
Pelfrey OK with mixed results in return to moundUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetIt 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.Source: MLB.com
Hamed Haddadi’s new Phoenix Suns jersey is Iran’s international telephone code (PHOTO)Updated Feb 26 Share TweetOur 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…Source: yahoo.com
Reds hope Choo can be rare commodity: an effective leadoff hitterUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetThe 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.
The Lakers Run Into A Buzz Saw; Paul Pierce Is A Hoops TechnicianUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetYou 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, theSource: dimemag.com
Arencibia's Kurkjian ImpersonationFeb 26J.P. Arencibia does his best Tim Kurkjian impersonation.
Managing Star PowerFeb 26Blue Jays manager John Gibbons talks about handling the star-studded roster on his new team.
2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done rightFeb 26We 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 jobFeb 26The 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; mailFeb 26Picking 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 26Which player gets the ball in crunch time? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.