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Cubs Still Searching For Another Starting Pitcher

(CBS) After letting right-hander Jason Hammel walk in free agency and with two rotation members set to become free agents after 2017, the Cubs remain on the hunt to add another starting pitcher ahead of the start of this season. “We definitely want to find another starting pitcher,” general manager Jed Hoyer said on the Spiegel and Parkins Show on ...

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Cubs Still Searching For Another Starting Pitcher

(CBS) After letting right-hander Jason Hammel walk in free agency and with two rotation members set to become free agents after 2017, the Cubs remain on the hunt to add another starting pitcher ahead of the start of this season. “We definitely want to find another starting pitcher,” general manager Jed Hoyer said on the Spiegel and Parkins Show on ...

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Cubs Still Searching For Another Starting Pitcher

(CBS) After letting right-hander Jason Hammel walk in free agency and with two rotation members set to become free agents after 2017, the Cubs remain on the hunt to add another starting pitcher ahead of the start of this season. “We definitely want to find another starting pitcher,” general manager Jed Hoyer said on the Spiegel and Parkins Show on ...

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Jets Hire Former Rams Assistant Dennard Wilson As DBs Coach

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets have hired former Rams assistant Dennard Wilson as their defensive backs coach. Wilson replaces Joe Danna on Todd Bowles’ staff, which has five other vacancies, including offensive coordinator after Chan Gailey retired after the season. Wilson was the Rams’ defensive backs coach the past two years after serving as the team’s ...

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Jets Hire Former Rams Assistant Dennard Wilson As DBs Coach

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets have hired former Rams assistant Dennard Wilson as their defensive backs coach. Wilson replaces Joe Danna on Todd Bowles’ staff, which has five other vacancies, including offensive coordinator after Chan Gailey retired after the season. Wilson was the Rams’ defensive backs coach the past two years after serving as the team’s ...

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Jets Hire Former Rams Assistant Dennard Wilson As DBs Coach

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets have hired former Rams assistant Dennard Wilson as their defensive backs coach. Wilson replaces Joe Danna on Todd Bowles’ staff, which has five other vacancies, including offensive coordinator after Chan Gailey retired after the season. Wilson was the Rams’ defensive backs coach the past two years after serving as the team’s ...

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Schilling Fails To Make Hall Of Fame, After Predicting So Due To Conservative Views

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The door to the National Baseball Hall Of Fame will remain closed for former Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling. Schilling garnered 45 percent of votes, 30 percentage points shy of the 75 percent needed to get in. This year, the hall welcomes Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez. Trevor Hoffman was within one percentage point of ...

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Dunlap: Give Me More Antonio Brown

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — What a week. What a sideshow. What a human, this Antonio Brown. It just never stops with him. Know what I say? Good. He makes my business boom. His antics and the way he conducts his life like one big, 24/7 reality show is something that seemingly has the Steel City riveted. Have we talked ...

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Red Sox TV Analyst Jerry Remy Signs New Multiyear Deal

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy has agreed to a new multiyear contract. Cable network NESN announced the deal on Wednesday. It says the 64-year-old Remy will remain its primary color analyst and work 115 Red Sox games each season. The length and other terms of the contract were not released. Remy, a former Boston second ...

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Emma: Tony Romo Doesn’t Fit For Bears’ Quarterback Quandary

By Chris Emma– (CBS) When Ryan Pace first arrived at Halas Hall two years ago and earned the title of Bears general manager, his task was clear. Pace, the young scout, realized his job would be difficult. His best way to maneuver would be ridding the Bears’ roster of its older veterans and rebuilding it younger to sustain for years. ...

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Emma: Tony Romo Doesn’t Fit For Bears’ Quarterback Quandary

By Chris Emma– (CBS) When Ryan Pace first arrived at Halas Hall two years ago and earned the title of Bears general manager, his task was clear. Pace, the young scout, realized his job would be difficult. His best way to maneuver would be ridding the Bears’ roster of its older veterans and rebuilding it younger to sustain for years. ...

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Emma: Tony Romo Doesn’t Fit For Bears’ Quarterback Quandary

By Chris Emma– (CBS) When Ryan Pace first arrived at Halas Hall two years ago and earned the title of Bears general manager, his task was clear. Pace, the young scout, realized his job would be difficult. His best way to maneuver would be ridding the Bears’ roster of its older veterans and rebuilding it younger to sustain for years. ...

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Emma: Tony Romo Doesn’t Fit For Bears’ Quarterback Quandary

By Chris Emma– (CBS) When Ryan Pace first arrived at Halas Hall two years ago and earned the title of Bears general manager, his task was clear. Pace, the young scout, realized his job would be difficult. His best way to maneuver would be ridding the Bears’ roster of its older veterans and rebuilding it younger to sustain for years. ...

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Interesting Wrinkle in Redskins/Cousins Contract Talks: Kyle Shanahan to 49ers

WASHINGTON — Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins could soon have one of his biggest advocates in a key position of power. The San Francisco 49ers are poised to hire former Washington offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach, according to ESPN and multiple other news outlets. Shanahan coached Cousins for three seasons with the Redskins. His father, Mike, drafted ...

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Interesting Wrinkle in Redskins/Cousins Contract Talks: Kyle Shanahan to 49ers

WASHINGTON — Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins could soon have one of his biggest advocates in a key position of power. The San Francisco 49ers are poised to hire former Washington offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach, according to ESPN and multiple other news outlets. Shanahan coached Cousins for three seasons with the Redskins. His father, Mike, drafted ...

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Interesting Wrinkle in Redskins/Cousins Contract Talks: Kyle Shanahan to 49ers

WASHINGTON — Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins could soon have one of his biggest advocates in a key position of power. The San Francisco 49ers are poised to hire former Washington offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach, according to ESPN and multiple other news outlets. Shanahan coached Cousins for three seasons with the Redskins. His father, Mike, drafted ...

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Interesting Wrinkle in Redskins/Cousins Contract Talks: Kyle Shanahan to 49ers

WASHINGTON — Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins could soon have one of his biggest advocates in a key position of power. The San Francisco 49ers are poised to hire former Washington offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach, according to ESPN and multiple other news outlets. Shanahan coached Cousins for three seasons with the Redskins. His father, Mike, drafted ...

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Rob Manfred On WFAN: Defensive Shifts Out Of Control, But Don’t Expect Rules Changes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he’s reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it. Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday, Manfred acknowledged “there has been an explosion in terms of the amount of shifting that’s going on,” referring to ...

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Rob Manfred On WFAN: Defensive Shifts Out Of Control, But Don’t Expect Rules Changes

NEW YORK (WFAN) — Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he’s reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it. Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday, Manfred acknowledged “there has been an explosion in terms of the amount of shifting that’s going on,” referring to ...

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Rob Manfred On WFAN: Defensive Shifts Out Of Control, But Don’t Expect Rules Changes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he’s reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it. Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday, Manfred acknowledged “there has been an explosion in terms of the amount of shifting that’s going on,” referring to ...

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Rob Manfred On WFAN: Defensive Shifts Out Of Control, But Don’t Expect Rules Changes

NEW YORK (WFAN) — Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he’s reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it. Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday, Manfred acknowledged “there has been an explosion in terms of the amount of shifting that’s going on,” referring to ...

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Budweiser Bows Out of Team USA Sponsorship

NEW YORK — After 32 years, Budweiser’s sponsorship of Team USA has gone flat. Anheuser-Busch InBev, which owns Budweiser, has decided not to re-up its partnership with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the company said Wednesday. The move means other brewers can jockey to be Team USA’s official beer after years on the sidelines. Budweiser has been a sponsor of the ...

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Bryce Harper Calls Out Nats in Classic Bryce Harper Fashion

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper doesn’t seem pleased with a the findings of a report about the Nationals’ offseason spending. Former Nationals GM Jim Bowden reported Wednesday Washington has interest in free agents Matt Wieters (Orioles) and Greg Holland (Royals), but added the caveat that the organization being over budget for its new spring training facility in West Palm Beach may ...

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Bryce Harper Calls Out Nats in Classic Bryce Harper Fashion

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper doesn’t seem pleased with a the findings of a report about the Nationals’ offseason spending. Former Nationals GM Jim Bowden reported Wednesday Washington has interest in free agents Matt Wieters (Orioles) and Greg Holland (Royals), but added the caveat that the organization being over budget for its new spring training facility in West Palm Beach may ...

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Bryce Harper Calls Out Nats in Classic Bryce Harper Fashion

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper doesn’t seem pleased with a the findings of a report about the Nationals’ offseason spending. Former Nationals GM Jim Bowden reported Wednesday Washington has interest in free agents Matt Wieters (Orioles) and Greg Holland (Royals), but added the caveat that the organization being over budget for its new spring training facility in West Palm Beach may ...

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Bryce Harper Calls Out Nats in Classic Bryce Harper Fashion

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper doesn’t seem pleased with a the findings of a report about the Nationals’ offseason spending. Former Nationals GM Jim Bowden reported Wednesday Washington has interest in free agents Matt Wieters (Orioles) and Greg Holland (Royals), but added the caveat that the organization being over budget for its new spring training facility in West Palm Beach may ...

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Bryce Harper Calls Out Nats in Classic Bryce Harper Fashion

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper doesn’t seem pleased with a the findings of a report about the Nationals’ offseason spending. Former Nationals GM Jim Bowden reported Wednesday Washington has interest in free agents Matt Wieters (Orioles) and Greg Holland (Royals), but added the caveat that the organization being over budget for its new spring training facility in West Palm Beach may ...

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Cubs’ Jed Hoyer: Winning Championship Allows Us To Think Differently Than In Past

(CBS) As the Cubs ready to embark on a new season and look toward defending their championship, general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged that breaking the 108-year title drought allows the organization to think differently moving forward. Hoyer emphasized the Cubs’ goal isn’t to sell out for a four- or five-year championship but rather to create a team that can win the division every ...

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Cubs’ Jed Hoyer: Winning Championship Allows Us To Think Differently Than In Past

(CBS) As the Cubs ready to embark on a new season and look toward defending their championship, general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged that breaking the 108-year title drought allows the organization to think differently moving forward. Hoyer emphasized the Cubs’ goal isn’t to sell out for a four- or five-year championship but rather to create a team that can win the division every ...

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Cubs’ Jed Hoyer: Winning Championship Allows Us To Think Differently Than In Past

(CBS) As the Cubs ready to embark on a new season and look toward defending their championship, general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged that breaking the 108-year title drought allows the organization to think differently moving forward. Hoyer emphasized the Cubs’ goal isn’t to sell out for a four- or five-year championship but rather to create a team that can win the division every ...

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