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Florida Marlins Trade Starters To Toronto Blue Jays

The Florida Marlins have dumped much of their starting line-up, engineering a huge trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. The players include high-priced free agents the team pursued for its inaugural season in its new stadium.
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Dear Sports Czars: Take Your Ball And Go Home

Many sports bosses are tarnishing their achievements by overstaying their welcome, says commentator Frank Deford.
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Mike D'Antoni Is Los Angeles Laker's New Head Coach

The Los Angles Lakers have hired a new head coach but not everyone is sold on the choice of Mike D'Antoni. He replaces Mike Brown, who was fired just five games into the season when the talent-loaded team was 1-4. Many fans wanted the Lakers to hire Phil Jackson, who was ready to come out of retirement to take over the team again.
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Nats' Bryce Harper Named NL Rookie Of The Year

Washington Nationals rookie phenom Bryce Harper was honored Monday as the National League's Rookie of the Year award.

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The Moneyball Of Basketball

With baseball playoffs becoming a distant memory, NPR's Mike Pesca talks to host Rachel Martin about basketball becoming more like baseball. People are increasingly trying to identify more valuable statistics for individual basketball players.
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Davey Johnson Stays As Nationals Manager For 2013 Season

The Washington Nationals' Davey Johnson is returning for one more season.

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