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Major League Baseball News & Notes, Fiers Death Threats, Arbitration Winners and Losers Lead The Way

February 21, 2020 Former Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers says he has received death threats after he exposed Astros’s 2017 sign-stealing scheme. “Whatever, I don’t care. I’ve dealt with a lot of death threats before. It’s just another thing on my plate,” the Oakland Athletics pitcher told the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday. Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has had a less-than-ideal […]

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Sunday Column: Eli Manning, Derek Jeter, Super Bowl LIV, Ed Orgeron & Much More

Sports & Entertainment news for the week of January 20-26, 2020 New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is retiring after 16 seasons and two Super Bowl MVPs. Manning is the son of longtime New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning and the brother of star QB Peyton Manning. “We are proud to have called Eli Manning our quarterback for so many years,” […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What's New In Sports 1/16/20

January 16, 2020 One Big Thing: New Orleans Pelicans general manager David Griffin says star Zion Williamson is expected to make his season debut Jan. 22 against the San Antonio Spurs. “This process has been one that has been really, really good,” Griffin said. “We’ve learned a lot about him. We’re getting the point where we […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports 1/13/20

January 13,2020 One Big Thing: The College Football National Championship game has the No. 1 LSU Tigers battling the defending National Champions, the No. 3 ranked Clemson Tigers. Both sets of Tigers are 14-0 and seeking to cap off a perfect season when they square off at the Superdome. It features a pair of teams called […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What's New In Sports 1/11/20

January 11, 2020 Happy Birthday Hon! One Big Thing: Red Sox, Mookie Betts Avoid Arbitration With Record-Breaking Deal Outfielder Mookie Betts is getting a one-year, $27 million deal from the Boston Red Sox in a record agreement to avoid arbitration. Betts’ deal breaks the previous arbitration record of $26 million signed by Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado last January. Like […]