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Twins pleased with players arriving early

Twins pleased with players arriving early

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February 27 Several position players were on one of the back fields on Wednesday working on base running drills with first-base coach Butch Davis. FULL STORY

Yankees INF Ryan has back strain

Yankees INF Ryan has back strain

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February 27 The team announced Friday that Ryan saw Dr. Daniel Murphy in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday. The injury occurred while lifting weights in the days FULL STORY

Aramis Ramirez to retire after 2015

Aramis Ramirez to retire after 2015

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February 27 Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez said the 2015 is his last. FULL STORY

Sam invited to first veteran combine

Sam invited to first veteran combine

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February 27 Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, has been invited to the league's inaugural veteran combine on March 22. FULL STORY

Bears sign TE Miller to extension

Bears sign TE Miller to extension

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February 27 The Chicago Bears signed tight end Zach Miller to a one-year contract extension Friday through the 2015 season. FULL STORY

Backup QB Hasselbeck re-ups with Colts

Backup QB Hasselbeck re-ups with Colts

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February 27 Two weeks before quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was due to become an unrestricted free agent, the Indianapolis Colts signed him to a one-year contract extension Thursday. FULL STORY

Bulls GM: Rose could be back in 4-6 weeks

Bulls GM: Rose could be back in 4-6 weeks

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February 27 A gloomy week in Chicago ended with optimism Friday when Bulls general manager Gar Forman said the team expects Derrick Rose to be back in 4-6 weeks following successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. FULL STORY

Wainwright returns to Florida, can resume throwing

Wainwright returns to Florida, can resume throwing

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February 27 Wainwright left camp for a medical exam in St. Louis on Thursday, where he was diagnosed with a mild abdominal strain. FULL STORY

Suns win in overtime against the Thunder 117-113

Suns win in overtime against the Thunder 117-113

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February 27 Westbrook recorded his league-leading fourth triple-double of the season with 39 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, but needed 38 shots -- the most shots by any player in the NBA this season -- to get there. FULL STORY

NBA pioneer Earl Lloyd dies at 86

NBA pioneer Earl Lloyd dies at 86

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February 26 Earl Lloyd, the first African-American man to play in the NBA, died Thursday at the age of 86. FULL STORY