Curt Schilling questions character of Kirby Puckett in Hall of Fame rant Kirby Puckett has had his dirty laundry aired in public (at least in the media) on multiple occasions, perhaps most notably in this 2003 Sports Illustrated piece, three years before his early death.
It is a part of the Puckett story that most Twins fans either honestly don’t know about or choose to forget about — or, at the most, gloss over when thinking about the baseball hero.
The less-than-perfect side of Puckett the human, in fact, gets buried so deep that it becomes somewhat shocking when someone brings up his name in a negative way. More
McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3 Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
Royals snap Braves' 10-game win streak Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday. More
Sources: Verlander gets record $180M deal Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a new contract that could exceed $202 million, according to sources. Verlander's deal, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in the game, is for seven years and worth $180 million, sources said. More
AP source: Seattle’s Cliff Lee traded to Texas SEATTLE — Cliff Lee (Benton, Arkansas Razorbacks) is headed to Texas. A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the ace left-hander and reliever Mark Lowe have been traded to the AL West-leading Rangers for first baseman Justin ... 11/15/2016 - 12:27 pm | View Link
History shows that trading Cliff Lee is a terrible idea Check this out: Cliff Lee has been traded four times in his career ... Then, in another rental deal, the Mariners sent Lee to Texas in July, 2010 for prospects Matt Lawson, Blake Beavan, Jose Lueke and Justin Smoak. Beavan and Smoak are still with Seattle ... 07/30/2014 - 4:52 am | View Link
Cliff Lee Traded to Texas Rangers, Sources Say The Cliff Lee talks went from whirlwind to nuts on Friday, with a deal with the Yankees moving from nearly done to essentially falling apart by Friday afternoon, leaving the door open for the Texas Rangers to swoop in and acquire Lee for a package of ... 07/9/2010 - 6:31 am | View Link
Source: Seattle’s Cliff Lee traded to Texas Cliff Lee is headed to Texas. A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the ace left-hander and reliever Mark Lowe have been traded to the AL West-leading Rangers for first baseman Justin Smoak and three minor leaguers. The person ... 07/8/2010 - 10:56 pm | View Link
Cliff Lee Traded to Texas Rangers The Texas Rangers were bystanders for the playoffs in the first decade of the 2000s, but they are intent on returning this season, bankruptcy court or not. That became apparent on Friday, when the Rangers traded for the All-Star left-hander Cliff Lee, who ... 07/8/2010 - 7:19 pm | View Link
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Lamar Jackson was trying to remember the last time he cried. On Saturday night, Louisville's spectacular sophomore quarterback found out winning can get a guy choked up, too. Jackson became the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson despite some late-season struggles.
The Celtics received a bomb threat to their plane while flying from Boston to Oklahoma City, but landed without incident, Jay King of masslive.com reported, quoting a team spokesman as saying the team is "all fine."
Pittsburgh running back James Conner is heading to the NFL. Conner announced on his Twitter feed Saturday that he'll turn pro after the Panthers face Penn State in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28. The 21-year-old Conner had one year of eligibility remaining after redshirting during the 2015 season following a knee injury and a very public battle with cancer.
New York forward Carmelo Anthony said Saturday he was "skeptical" the NBA and the players' union would complete a new collective bargaining agreement in advance of Thursday's procedural deadline, ESPN.com reported.