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Spring Training

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  • Eagles safety cleared of allegations

    Eagles safety cleared of allegations
    Eagles safety Nate Allen was cleared Monday of indecent exposure allegations in Florida. Video evidence at the scene reportedly shows Allen arriving after the alleged incident occured.… Michael Sam, the first openly gay man selected in the NFL...
  • Notre Dame cruises to 87-70 win over Boston College

    Notre Dame cruises to 87-70 win over Boston College
    BOSTON — NotreĀ Dame coach Mike Brey jokes that he has mixed feelings about Pat Connaughton sticking around through the end of the season. The 6-foot-5 forward is also a right-handed pitcher and a fourth-round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles,...
  • David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval

    David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval. "My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval. Ortiz, the final...
  • Giancarlo Stanton arrives at Marlins camp with no fear of fastballs, expectations

    JUPITER, Fla. The $325 million man is ready to go. Giancarlo Stanton, four months removed from signing the richest contract in baseball history, is ready to put the beanball that shattered teeth, broke bones in his face and sidelined him for the final 17...
  • Weight of $325 million contract won't wobble Stanton

    Weight of $325 million contract won't wobble Stanton
    Giancarlo Stanton’s lifting program this season and beyond may go beyond kettle bells and medicine balls. He now is shouldering the weight of the most lucrative contract in North American professional sports history. Speaking with the media before...
  • A-Rod back early with Yanks, still avoiding PED specifics

    Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension. But on his first day back with the team since September 2013, he never said why he resumed the use of...
  • Andre Ethier is hoping for a starting job in Dodgers' crowded outfield

    Andre Ethier is hoping for a starting job in Dodgers' crowded outfield
    Andre Ethier reported to spring training hopeful that he would have an opportunity to claim a starting position in the Dodgers' crowded outfield. "I would hope so and think so," Ethier said. "With me still being here, I have to assume that they're at...
  • Manfred says pace of game rules crucial to luring young fans

    Commissioner Rob Manfred says new rules intended to speed up the pace of games are aimed at luring younger fans to baseball. Manfred, speaking publicly on the changes for the first time since they were announced last Friday, said the rules are a...
  • Giants reliever Hunter Strickland learning to compose himself

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Hunter Strickland admits it still irks him a bit that people remember all the home runs he gave up during the 2014 postseason but don't recall the big outs he got that helped propel the Giants' World Series run. The big difference now...
  • Dodgers' Dustin McGowan knows how Kenley Jansen feels

    Dodgers' Dustin McGowan knows how Kenley Jansen feels
    Watching closer Kenley Jansen move across the Dodgers clubhouse on crutches, Dustin McGowan shook his head. "It happens to everybody," McGowan said. "It happened a lot to me." McGowan, a 32-year-old right-handed reliever who signed a one-year contract...
  • Will baseball's offense play recover without league intervention?

    Will baseball's offense play recover without league intervention?
    If the average team scores four runs per game, is that a problem for Major League Baseball? And, if so, is there anything MLB should do about it? Commissioner Rob Manfred isn't sure, on either score. The average team scoredĀ 4.07 runs per game last...