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Vogelsong continues Giants starters' momentum

Vogelsong continues Giants starters' momentum

MLB.com Updated Mar 20, 2013
Ryan Vogelsong's six sparkling innings in Wednesday's 10-inning scoreless tie with the Brewers continued a familiar trend: The Giants' starters are thriving.
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  • A's, Brewers make a trade for minor leaguers

    A's, Brewers make a trade for minor leaguers

    CNNSI.com Mar 20, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers acquired third baseman Stephen Parker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Darren Byrd on Wednesday.
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  • MLB’s PED vendetta against Ryan Braun: Seeks informants, offers…

    MLB’s PED vendetta against Ryan Braun: Seeks informants, offers immunity for players testimony

    yahoo.com Mar 20, 2013
    Major League Baseball is going to appalling lengths to find evidence that it can use to punish Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun for performance-enhancing drugs. A report by Bob Nightengale of USA Today says MLB already is pestering Braun's friends a…
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  • Vikings not planning to try Joe Webb at another position

    Vikings not planning to try Joe Webb at another position

    profootballtalk.com Mar 20, 2013
    The Vikings signed Matt Cassel to back up Christian Ponder at quarterback last week, leading to questions about what the Vikings might have planned for Joe Webb. Webb started and played poorly in the playoff loss to the Packers and there’s been talk in
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  • Projecting The Final 8 NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Seeds

    Projecting The Final 8 NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Seeds

    dimemag.com Mar 20, 2013
    The playoffs are getting close, and that means playoff seedings, which are as jumbled as ever this year after more than two thirds of the regular season has elapsed. The East, especially, has bunched up just below the winning streak that’s catapulted th
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  • Jennings thanks Packers fans in full-page ad

    Jennings thanks Packers fans in full-page ad

    ESPN.com Mar 20, 2013
    After signing with Green Bay's biggest rival, Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings took out a full-page ad in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Wednesday to thank Packers fans for their support in his first seven NFL seasons.
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  • Why Is This Ump Calling Pitches From Behind The Mound?

    Why Is This Ump Calling Pitches From Behind The Mound?

    deadspin.com Mar 20, 2013
    Spring training, breezy and noncompetitive, tends to present certain spectacles that would have no business in regular season baseball. Hooters ball girls. Life-sized Al Roker Yankees Weebles. The Royals in first place. But in yesterday's Angels-Brewers…
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  • The Denver Nuggets Put A Thumping On OKC; Sacramento Pulls Off …

    The Denver Nuggets Put A Thumping On OKC; Sacramento Pulls Off A Huge Upset

    dimemag.com Mar 20, 2013
    The star of the night might’ve been the random ice cream guy (more on this later), but the theme of the night had to be based around the Denver Nuggets. Even up until this point - which is now 13 wins in a row for them - no one (and that’s includi
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  • Video - Teague Powers Hawks Past Bucks 01:08

    Teague Powers Hawks Past Bucks

    Mar 20
    Jeff Teague drops a double-double on the Bucks.

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  • Don Banks: Outrage over new helmet rule much ado about nothing

    Mar 20
    PHOENIX -- Emmitt Smith, Matt Forte, Eric Dickerson and running backs everywhere may squawk, but every change the NFL makes these days on behalf of player safety makes somebody squawk, doesn't it? Should the league really care? Not if it feels like it's…
  • NFL owners meetings - Pro Bowl survives but change is likely

    Mar 20
    The Pro Bowl will survive for next season, but changes are likely. Plus: playoff expansion talk, rules changes and more from the owners meetings.
  • NBA - Most intriguing 2013 draft prospects in the NCAA tournament

    Mar 20
    Our five-man team names the most intriguing NBA draft prospects in each region of the NCAA tournament.
  • NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penalty

    Mar 20
    In votes Wednesday, the NFL's owners eliminated the tuck rule and agreed to a rule change that would ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders in the open field.