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LAS VEGAS — Chili Davis has been hired as hitting coach of the New York Mets after spending last season in the role with the Chicago Cubs. Davis was hitting coach for Oakland manager Bob Melvin (2012-14) and Boston manager John Farrell (2015-2017) before moving to the Cubs under manager Joe Maddon. Davis was fired...
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LAS VEGAS — The Winter Meetings opened in this gambling capital a year to the day after the Yankees made a greater than $200 million bet that is iffy to ever fully pay off. The Yankees reached an agreement in principle to obtain Giancarlo Stanton from the Marlins on Dec. 9, 2017, making the deal official
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018. They’re not going to make it — at […]
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LOS ANGELES — Misinformation is not necessarily a bad thing in Andrew Friedman's world. It can be “a powerful tool,” smoke that obscures his true intentions. 'Tis the season then. Rumor and speculation rule the baseball world as the Dodgers and 29 other teams head to Las Vegas for the annual
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LOS ANGELES — Misinformation is not necessarily a bad thing in Andrew Friedman's world. It can be “a powerful tool,” smoke that obscures his true intentions. 'Tis the season then. Rumor and speculation rule the baseball world as the Dodgers and 29 other teams head to Las Vegas for the annual
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7 hours ago
LOS ANGELES — Misinformation is not necessarily a bad thing in Andrew Friedman's world. It can be “a powerful tool,” smoke that obscures his true intentions. 'Tis the season then. Rumor and speculation rule the baseball world as the Dodgers and 29 other teams head to Las Vegas for the annual
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7 hours ago
LOS ANGELES — Misinformation is not necessarily a bad thing in Andrew Friedman's world. It can be “a powerful tool,” smoke that obscures his true intentions. 'Tis the season then. Rumor and speculation rule the baseball world as the Dodgers and 29 other teams head to Las Vegas for the annual
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LAS VEGAS — When the offseason began, the Angels were looking for pitching, pitching, pitching … and a catcher. Two months later, as MLB's Winter Meetings begin, not much has changed. Angels general manager Billy Eppler has so far accomplished only a few minor tweaks to his roster, with the heavy
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After six consecutive fourth and fifth-place finishes, are the White Sox ready to stand up in the American League Central? With a deep farm system and a low financial overhead, the Sox are in a position to accelerate their rebuilding — if they so desire. The Sox will arrive in Las Vegas for the winter
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After six consecutive fourth and fifth-place finishes, are the White Sox ready to stand up in the American League Central? With a deep farm system and a low financial overhead, the Sox are in a position to accelerate their rebuilding — if they so desire. The Sox will arrive in Las Vegas for the winter
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The departure of three coaches, the uncertainty of manager Joe Maddon's future beyond 2019 and two months without significant roster changes have created consternation among Cubs fans. The Cubs hope to ease those concerns soon. Team executives will travel to Las Vegas for the winter meetings, which
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With the majority of the baseball world either in or arriving in Las Vegas this weekend for the start of the 2018 Winter Meetings, there aren't a whole lot of links to share with you this morning, but we found what we could and threw them together to get you updated on the goings on in the baseball
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The Twins have filled their opening at second base, assembled options for first base and feel comfortable with four-fifths of their starting rotation. That leaves one position, maybe two, left on their shopping list as they head to Las Vegas this week for the annual Major League Baseball winter meetings
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. • Samba Kane and Cheikh Mbacke Diong used to dream about this moment: to come to the United States and play college basketball. Diong ended up at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, where he's now a sophomore starter. Kane went to Illinois and has been battling for playing time after
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The Cardinals' front office rolls into Las Vegas on Sunday for the start of this year's winter meetings already ahead. It acquired and introduced the middle-order hitter it's coveted — and revealed an uncharacteristic emphasis on the coming season, on betting big for immediate returns. Goldschmidt
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Baseball's annual winter meetings open Monday at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  The location invites a bevy of cliches, so we'll get those out of the way quickly. Which team will roll the dice on high-priced free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper, or will his agent, Scott Boras,
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New York’s historically low crime rate could be hurting its street cred. The Big Apple ranked behind Las Vegas and Los Angeles in a new list of the most sinful cities in the country — and failed to finish among the top five naughtiest in most categories of bad behavior. Researchers at WalletHub looked at...
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Boldness and creativity were on the agenda for the Mets the last time the Winter Meetings came to Las Vegas, in 2008, when team officials were movers and shakers, adding stud free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez and participating in a three-team trade with the Mariners and Indians that netted reliever J.J. Putz, among others. A decade...
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Boldness and creativity were on the agenda for the Mets the last time the Winter Meetings came to Las Vegas, in 2008, when team officials were movers and shakers, adding stud free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez and participating in a three-team trade with the Mariners and Indians that netted reliever
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LAS VEGAS — The last time MLB held the Winter Meetings in the Devils' Workshop, the Yankees landed lefty ace CC Sabathia and were well into discussions with A.J. Burnett that led to the right-hander coming to The Bronx for the 2009 season. Those free-agent arms and the late December signing of first
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LAS VEGAS — The last time MLB held the Winter Meetings in the Devils’ Workshop, the Yankees landed lefty ace CC Sabathia and were well into discussions with A.J. Burnett that led to the right-hander coming to The Bronx for the 2009 season. Those free-agent arms and the late December signing of first baseman Mark...
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The winter meetings that begin Monday in Las Vegas are going to be different for the Giants, not merely because the executives can blow off steam at night's end by going downstairs to a craps table and yelling, “Yo, 'leven!” Through the championship era, and in the years since, the Giants largely
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While Clemson and Notre Dame don't play for another three weeks in the 83rd Cotton Bowl Kickoff Classic, it did not stop the guys at ESPN from talking about the College Football Playoff semifinal game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Dec. 29. The second-ranked Tigers are considered by Las Vegas
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It was 10 years ago this week that Yankees GM Brian Cashman unexpectedly cancelled his daily meeting with his team's beat writers in Las Vegas and hopped a flight to Northern California to put the full-court press on CC Sabathia, whom he wound up signing to a seven-year contract. The following October
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
sports.yahoo.com
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
sports.yahoo.com
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
sports.yahoo.com
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With a new Orioles regime under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias bringing their traveling hiring show to baseball's winter meetings beginning Monday in Las Vegas, it's fair to assume their agenda might look like it did in years past. Expect a lot of productive talks with
sports.yahoo.com
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On June 22, 2016, the city of Las Vegas was awarded an NHL franchise by the League’s Board of Governors at their summer meetings. Billionaire Bill Foley paid $500 million to the NHL’s other owners as an expansion fee for the rights to ice the league’s 31st franchise. Vegas was the NHL’s first expansion team […] The post Quebec City’s Only Hope is a Relocation Franchise appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
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When the baseball world convenes in Las Vegas on Monday afternoon, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow will tote his reshuffled front office and reinforcing the middle of his starting rotation atop a list of foremost concerns. Baseball's annual winter meetings offer a fertile ground for wheeling and
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