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Mariners acquire Michael Morse in three-team deal involving Nat…

Mariners acquire Michael Morse in three-team deal involving Nationals and A’s

yahoo.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
Despite his strong desire to avoid becoming a regular or even part-time designated hitter, Michael Morse may have little choice in the matter now that he has been traded to the Seattle Mariners in a three-team deal that also includes the Washington Nati…
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  • Those Goddamn Sandy Hook Truthers Got Their Hooks In Denard Spa…

    Those Goddamn Sandy Hook Truthers Got Their Hooks In Denard Span

    deadspin.com Jan 16, 2013
    If you don't know what a Sandy Hook Truther is, take a moment to read Max Read of Gawker's illuminating look into their strange world. Basically, they are people who believe that the Sandy Hook shooting was actually some kind of elaborate hoax perpretra…
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  • Soriano brings Nationals' bullpen to next level

    Soriano brings Nationals' bullpen to next level

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    With the addition of closer Rafael Soriano on a two-year, $28 million contract, the Nationals have strengthened an already impressive bullpen, which will now feature former closers Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard in setup roles.
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  • Bryce Harper tells Jimmy Kimmel he showers ‘seven times’ a day …

    Bryce Harper tells Jimmy Kimmel he showers ‘seven times’ a day at ballpark

    yahoo.com Jan 16, 2013
    As a commenter at the Washington Post points out, Gio Gonzalez might have been the more perfect Washington Nationals choice to be a guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Tuesday night. He would have killed (figuratively). But Bryce Harper did just f…
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  • Video - Buster Blog: Nationals Looking Strong 02:36

    Buster Blog: Nationals Looking Strong

    Jan 16
    Buster Olney blogs about the Nationals' signing of closer Rafael Soriano.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''