The 2013 winter meetings are ending, and the Los Angeles Dodgers still have some unfinished business. Last week, they signed Brian Wilson to help shore up their bullpen; earlier in November, they inked Dan Haren to a one-year, $10 million deal. Show More Summary
It seemed possible that Brian Wilson would be able to find a job as a closer somewhere this winter. Notably, the Detroit News reported that the Tigers were heavily involved with Wilson before turning their attention (also their checkbook)...Show More Summary
The expression “it’s only money” is most often uttered when referring to someone else’s bank account. When they’re your greenbacks, the control issue tends to rev up a tad.
The Dodgers on Thursday fortified the back end of the bullpen, reaching an agreement on a new deal with Brian Wilson.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have bolstered their bullpen by signing free-agent reliever Brian Wilson. Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports first reported the contract agreement: Brian Wilson and Dodgers have come to contract agreement. — Tim Brown...Show More Summary
The Dodgers are moving toward a new deal with Brian Wilson but still don’t have an agreement with the bearded right-hander, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity.
Conversations between the Detroit Tigers and zany closer Brian Wilson are getting more and more serious. According to the Detroit News, Wilson, a 31-year-old right-hander who led the major leagues with 48 saves in 2010, met with Tigers...Show More Summary
The Detroit Tigers were linked to seemingly every "proven closer" under the sun last winter. In the end, general manager Dave Dombrowski moved to acquire none of them. The closer search is on again this winter. This time, however, it...Show More Summary
The Detroit Tigers need to upgrade their bullpen, and it seems like they have found a perfect fit in Brian Wilson. However, a bad contract can make things uncomfortable in a hurry. ESPN's Buster Olney was the first to report the team's...Show More Summary
Relief pitcher Brian Wilson needs a job for next season but he has told the New York Yankees not to bother. He won't shave the beard.
Brian Wilson is my new hero.
Brian Cashman says you can rule out the Yankees signing Brian Wilson. His agent told team he won't shave beard. True story, Cashman says. — Andy McCullough (@McCulloughSL) November 13, 2013 Read more...
Beards. Bros. Beards. Bros.
Free agent pitcher Brian Wilson may have had a chance to be signed by the New York Yankees, but that would require shaving his signature beard, which is something Wilson will not be doing, per Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: Hat tip to Sports Illustrated's Extra Mustard for the find. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
I received these four 2013 Topps Update Chrome cards from Brian at Base Set Calling - in exchange for 2013 Topps Update Chrome cards of Brian Wilson, Jake Peavy, Mariano Rivera and Oswaldo Arcia. It was a fairly straightforward trade...Show More Summary
Problems appear to already be happening on election day in Virginia. Two callers from Loudon County called into WMAL's Morning's on the Mall radio show and told hosts Larry O'Connor and Brian Wilson that the electronic validation system across the county was down when they showed up to go vote. Show More Summary
AP Images/ Peter Brooker/REX A fter Bob Dylan, and notwithstanding Brian Wilson and the Motown team of Holland-Dozier-Holland, Lou Reed was arguably the greatest and most influential American songwriter of the 1960s. Though his growing...Show More Summary
The only thing more hilarious than bacon these days is beards. The Boston Red Sox are requesting that St. Louis Cardinals fans and players “fear the beard,” a technique that (along with Taco Bell commercials) made Brian Wilson such a beloved national icon back in 2010, and it’s getting them into trouble. Show More Summary
1. Don't tell anyone, but I always cry. His music -- Pet Sounds in particular -- is just so ineffably sad and beautiful. His life is so sad and tragic, albeit with a reasonably happy ending. I've seen him perform live nearly a dozen times. Show More Summary
photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin Darlene Love & Bill Medley / Brian Wilson / Elvis Costello At Cipriani's on Wall Street in New York City, a handful of legendary artists- Little Steven Van Zandt, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys,...