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MLB players have organized their own spring training for free agents who remain unsigned during an unusually slow offseason, but it’s unclear how those players are supposed to showcase their talents to teams.The MLBPA-sanctioned training camp began workouts Wednesday at IMG Academy in Florida, and at least one team sent a scout to take a look at some of the players. (read more)


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A report earlier on Wednesday by Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio noting that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is set to become a restricted free agent next month has now been walked back. After receiving clarification from the NFL Players’ Association, Florio reports that Gordon will in fact become an exclusive rights free agent. (read more)

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Free agent cornerback Vontae Davis wants to sign with a new team before the unrestricted free agent period begins on March 14, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN.com (Twitter link). (read more)

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Receiver Josh Gordon has stated that he’s committed to the Cleveland Browns long term. His commitment to the team (and the team’s to him) could be tested in a big way during the NFL offseason. (read more)

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UCLA is getting an unusually early start to spring football practice under new coach Chip Kelly. The Bruins will open their spring practices March 6, almost a month earlier than they did last year under Kelly’s predecessor, Jim Mora. (read more)

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The 2018 NFL Scouting Combine is the place to be for NFL coaches and front office folks, who are all keenly looking for game-changing players.This year’s combine features 336 players looking to make their mark. (read more)

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The New Orleans Saints and future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees will have to work out a new contract before the start of free agency. Should that not happen, Brees will become an unrestricted free agent next month. (read more)

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Major League Baseball on Wednesday tweeted out an image of the caps all 30 teams will wear in memory of the 17 students and faculty slain last week during the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Major League Baseball announced earlier this week that every team will honor the victims by wearing Stoneman Douglas caps on Friday before spring training games, along with t (read more)

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MLB's top 10 first basemen for 2018

21-2-2018 8:05 PM | yardbarker | similar news

As always, there is an abundance of riches at first base. The franchise player count at the position ranks high, with five to six of this year’s top 10 counting as the centerpiece performers on their respective clubs. (read more)

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Spring training is a time for baseball players to get their games in order, maybe drop some pounds, and learn new things about the eating habits of your teammates. That last one is more about Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes. (read more)

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The massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School last week in which 17 students and faculty lost their lives hit extremely close to home for Anthony Rizzo, and the Chicago Cubs first baseman is 100 percent in support of Major League Baseball’s efforts to honor the victims. MLB announced this week that teams will honor those slain by wearing Stoneman Douglas caps on Friday before spring training games (read more)

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MLB Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. has a net worth of nearly $75 million, a majority of that stemming from his baseball career. (read more)

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In the same sprint free relay where Norway cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen became the most decorated athlete in Winter Olympics history, the U.S. (read more)

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In advance of March 14, the start of free agency in the NFL, Pro Football Rumors will detail each team’s three most glaring roster issues. We’ll continue this year’s series with the Atlanta Falcons, who finished with a 10-6 record before being bounced in the first round of the playoffs. (read more)

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