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A's, Brewers make a trade for minor leaguersUpdated Mar 20 Share TweetMILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers acquired third baseman Stephen Parker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Darren Byrd on Wednesday.Source: CNNSI.com
MLB’s PED vendetta against Ryan Braun: Seeks informants, offers immunity for players testimonyUpdated Mar 20 Share TweetMajor 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…Source: yahoo.com
Vikings not planning to try Joe Webb at another positionUpdated Mar 20 Share TweetThe 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 inSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetAfter 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.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetSpring 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…Source: deadspin.com
Don Banks: Outrage over new helmet rule much ado about nothingMar 20PHOENIX -- 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 likelyMar 20The 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 tournamentMar 20Our five-man team names the most intriguing NBA draft prospects in each region of the NCAA tournament.
NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penaltyMar 20In 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.