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Derek Jeter Discusses Project Wolverine Plan For Miami Marlins

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Miami Marlins CEO and part-owner Derek Jeter has taking a beating publicly since taking over the team as fans have slammed the new regime for their cost-shedding moves. However, Jeter sees the franchise becoming profitable as soon as this season, according to documents obtained by the Miami Herald. Project Wolverine, a nod to Jeter’s native Michigan, is Jeter’s ...

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ESPN Attempting To Lure Alex Rodriguez Away From Fox Sports

Fox Sports ESPN is trying to lure Alex Rodriguez away from his gig at Fox Sports, according to a report from Sporting News. According to the reports, ESPN would even be willing to “share” A-Rod with Fox, but Fox is not interested in that arrangement. “ESPN wants A-Rod badly,” a source in the report said. “But Fox, in ...

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Cubs sued for better wheelchair access at Wrigley Field

CHICAGO (AP) A 20-year-old Chicago Cubs fan is suing team owners to force them to provide better wheelchair access at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Tribune reports the lawsuit was filed last month in federal court on behalf of David F. Cerda. His lawyer is his father, David A. Cerda. The lawsuit says the owners are violating the Americans with Disabilities ...

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Opinion: Curt Schilling 100% Belongs In The MLB Hall Of Fame

Winslow Townson, Associated Press There’s no denying that in the prime of his 20-year Major League career, Curt Schilling was one of the best regular season pitchers that baseball had to offer. But, when it came to the most important month of all- October- the fierce right-hander took it up a notch to say the very least. In five postseasons, ...

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Reliever Wade Davis, Rockies agree to 3-year deal

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies added a significant piece to what’s becoming a formidable and high-priced bullpen by agreeing to a three-year, $52 million contract with All-Star reliever Wade Davis. His deal includes a fourth-year player option that would become guaranteed should Davis finish 30 games in 2020, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person ...

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Ode to Sports: Year of anthems and Astros, Bama and Brady

Keep an eye on the clock, all through the night. Not far to go till the dawn’s early light. Twilight is gleaming. But, hey, we can see. Article continues below … (Now entering the game, Francis Scott Key.) Toast to the triumphs, sift through the debris, See off a year in which sports took a knee. FIRST QUARTER It’s New ...

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Reliever Wade Davis, Rockies agree to 3-year deal

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies added a significant piece to what’s becoming a formidable and high-priced bullpen by agreeing to a three-year, $52 million contract with All-Star reliever Wade Davis. His deal includes a fourth-year player option that would become guaranteed should Davis finish 30 games in 2020, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person ...

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