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  • Bust or learning curve? Eagles' rookie unknown commodity

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT When the Philadelphia Eagles selected linebacker Marcus Smith with the 26th overall pick in the NFL Draft in May, they didn't expect him to step right in and start. They already...
  • St. Louis Rams - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - St. Louis Rams - INSIDE SLANT If there is one thing that seems as sure a thing as anything in the NFL, it's the St. Louis Rams playing in Seattle to end the regular season. It's as if the league schedule-makers automatically write that...
  • Huntington, Pirates make PNC Park a destination for free agents

    There's always been a certain allure to PNC Park, with the twinkle of the downtown skyline and Aztec gold bridges rising beyond its walls, but it typically takes more than passing the eye test to attract baseball's top talent. Now, back-to-back playoff...
  • Caribbean: Baseball-themed cruises featuring retired greats

    Three baseball-themed voyages, hosted by former New York Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen, are scheduled for this winter and spring. The seven-night MSC Cruises "baseball greats" sailings, which depart from Miami, give passengers a chance to meet retired...
  • Baseball may be Cuba's big winner

    Baseball may be Cuba's big winner
    President Barack Obama's announcement that the U.S. would step toward normalizing relations with Cuba is pretty much a win for everyone involved — including baseball fans. For decades now, Cuban baseball players have been forced to risk their...
  • Report: D-backs sign Pacheco to minor league deal

    The Sports Xchange Report: D-backs sign Pacheco to minor league deal Catcher/infielder Jordan Pacheco, outrighted off the Diamondbacks' 40-man roster in November, reportedly is returning to the Arizona organization. Pacheco agreed to a minor league...
  • Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch

    LHP Mike Kickham was claimed off waivers by the Cubs from the Giants on Dec. 23. Kickham, 26, made two September relief appearances for San Francisco last season, allowing five runs in two innings. In 27 starts for Triple-A Fresno, he went 8-8 with a 4.43...
  • Minnesota Twins - PlayerWatch

    RHP Tim Stauffer, a 32-year-old veteran with experience as a starter and reliever, signed a one-year, $2.2 million deal with the Twins on Dec. 23. He was the long man in the San Diego bullpen the past two seasons, but he will receive a chance to make...
  • Florida overtakes New York to become third most-populous state

    Florida overtakes New York to become third most-populous state
    It's official: Florida has too many people. On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that Florida's population at long last passed that of New York, moving us up to third on the list of most populous states and ensuring that our individual slices of...
  • Orioles still interested in Padres' Seth Smith and Will Venable, sources say

    Orioles still interested in Padres' Seth Smith and Will Venable, sources say
    The hot stove likely will be set on simmer and put on the back burner after today for the holidays. The industry usually goes quiet in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. That doesn't mean the Orioles won't continue to survey their options on...
  • Giants' Jake Peavy vows to put up better numbers than Madison Bumgarner in 2015

    Madison Bumgarner's performance in the 2014 regular season and playoffs makes the left-hander the Giants' unquestioned ace. "But at the same time, I'm going to try to put up better numbers than Madison Bumgarner," Jake Peavy said Tuesday. "He knows that,...