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Pitcher Charlie Morton signed for one year, $15 million

Pitcher Charlie Morton signed for one year, $15 million

BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – If there’s one thing we’ve come to expect from Alex Anthopoulos, it’s the desire to be aggressive when it comes to improving his clubs in the offseason. Two Novembers ago, he signed Josh Donaldson and Brian McCann and last year it was Will Smith who he added…read more

Sandusky related conviction restored to Ex-Penn St. president

Sandusky related conviction restored to Ex-Penn St. president

By MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s conviction for child endangerment over his handling of a report that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused a boy in a team shower. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a…

Georgia’s D’Wan Mathis to transfer after losing starting job

Georgia’s D’Wan Mathis to transfer after losing starting job

By CHARLES ODUM Quarterback D’Wan Mathis, who opened the season as No. 11 Georgia’s starter, has entered the NCAA transfer portal. Coach Kirby Smart said Monday he wanted Mathis, a redshirt freshman, to continue his career at Georgia, where JT Daniels has emerged as the starter. “I am excited to see his future,” Smart said…

Game on? Steelers, Ravens set to finally meet … maybe

Game on? Steelers, Ravens set to finally meet … maybe

By WILL GRAVES PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t into hypotheticals. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers coach prefers to deal with what is happening, not what might happen. This season, however, has challenged that approach. The unbeaten Steelers (10-0) are scheduled to host some semblance of the Baltimore Ravens (6-4) in a game already pushed back…

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