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Mariners prospect Jesus Montero set off by ice-cream sandwich, goes after scout from his own team

Seattle Mariners prospect Jesus Montero didn’t do himself any favors at spring training when he arrived 40 pounds overweight. He also was suspended for 50 games last season as part of the Biogenesis scandal after playing in 29 games for Seattle. Thursday night, he may have hammered the final nail into his own coffin, so […]

Spring Data Dijkstra SR4 released

On behalf of the Spring Data team I am pleased to announce the availability of the fourth service release of the Dijkstra release train. It includes 36 fixes overall for the following modules: Spring Data Commons 1.8.4 - Artifacts -Show More Summary

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations. But this mega-city offers much to tempt travelers beyond a layover from the ultra-modern international airport in nearby Incheon. Show More Summary

Unemployed Men Involved in Training Programs Less Likely to Suffer Depression

Do welfare-to-work training programs improve the happiness and well-being of its unemployed citizens? Yes, and especially that of jobless men, says Daniel Sage of the UK’s University of Stirling according to a new article in Springer’s Journal of Happiness Studies. His detailed analysis of data from the UK’s Annual Population Survey shows that such active […]

Brewers' Hank the Ballpark Pup Meets His Namesake, Hank Aaron

Hank the Ballpark Pup has been through quite a bit this year since he wandered into the Milwaukee Brewers' spring training complex. Months later, he has finally met the man he was named after, Hank Aaron. The baseball legend was in town...Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

The whispers, news and speculation never cease around MLB. From offseason rumblings to the intrigue of position battles during spring training and the flurry of speculation in advance of the July 31 MLB non-waiver trade deadline, there...Show More Summary

MLB roundup: Carlos Gonzalez might miss start of spring training

The Rockies' star outfielder underwent his third surgery of 2014 on Tuesday. Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez could miss the start of spring training next year after undergoing knee surgery in Vail, Colo., on Tuesday. "Everything went perfect," Gonzalez told Nick Groke of the Denver Post regarding the surgery. Show More Summary

Malcolm Smith returns to Seahawks practice, makes one-handed INT for touchdown

It was a good day back on the job for reigning Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith. Smith missed all offseason workouts and the start of training camp for the Seattle Seahawks after having ankle surgery this spring. After a limited workload in his first practice on Monday, Smith was ramped up to full participation in…

Derek Jeter got cheered in Tampa and Rays Manager Joe Maddon is upset about it. Plus: Derek Jeter corn maze!

The Yankees’ Derek Jeter is making a victory lap around the league during his 19th and final season, receiving mostly cheers wherever he goes. That’s certainly true in Tampa, where the Yankees hold their spring training and have a minor league complex. But that doesn’t mean Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon has to like […]

Blue Jays to play 2 games in Montreal in 2015

The Jays will return to Olympic Stadium in 2015 after hosting a successful two-game set there prior to the 2014 season. The Toronto Blue Jays will return to Olympic Stadium in Montreal for two spring training games in 2015, according...Show More Summary

Welcome to Guitar Center, a Nightmare from Which You'll Never Escape

When you first step inside the Times Square Guitar Center, perhaps you hear the opening arpeggios of "Stairway to Heaven," floating across the sales floor like a spring breeze. Then, the "Crazy Train" solo adds a dissonant but not altogether unpleasant counterpoint, followed closely by the "Layla" chorus riff, as if in fugue. Show More Summary

Camp Confidential: Detroit Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- During the spring, Matthew Stafford admitted there was a lot to pick up in the new offensive system, only the second one he’s had to digest in the NFL. Through two weeks of training camp, though, Stafford has not shown many issues. Show More Summary

Fan goes for ball, leaves kid in stroller rolling down hill

Fan go to great lengths to catch a souvenir baseball, just make sure your kid is safe first. In Monday’s spring training game between the Mets and Marlins, Chris Young laced a ground-rule double into the right-center field gap.

Young fan goes to great lengths to catch glimpse of Captain

Sometimes you have to break the rules to get a good glimpse of Derek Jeter, especially if it is his final season. During Thursday’s Yankees spring training game, a young girl unchained a roped off section and ran down to the front row to watch Derek Jeter bat in the sixth inning of their game against the Orioles.

Prince William’s New Job? Medevac Helicopter Pilot

Prince William will begin training this fall and start work spring 2015

Saints Camp Report: Day 10

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: Time for your daily Brandin Cooks highlight reel: The Saints' dynamic rookie receiver had two nifty catches in Tuesday's practice. Show More Summary

Saints Camp Report: Day 9

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: Veteran center Jonathan Goodwin took some snaps at left guard with the first-string offense, while backup guard Senio Kelemete took snaps at center with the second team. Show More Summary

5 Players Turning Heads at New Orleans Saints Training Camp

Training camp is in full swing for the New Orleans Saints, and a number of players are turning heads at the team’s plush workout facility in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. With the first preseason contest now less than a weekShow More Summary

Saints’ Camp Report Day 8

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: The Saints weren’t keeping score in Saturday’s scrimmage. But it was a clear victory for the offense – especially considering Drew Brees was sidelined by an oblique strain. Show More Summary

Saints Camp Report: Day 7

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: The action will pick up considerably Saturday when the Saints hold their intrasquad scrimmage. It won't be a true game simulation,...Show More Summary

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