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Boston Herald
Media Circus: How CBS pulled off the John Malkovich tease before the AFC Championship GameDoc Rivers (LA Clippers) and Dwane Casey (Toronto Raptors) on the importance of
Boston Herald / Posted 19 minutes ago
Doc Rivers (LA Clippers) and Dwane Casey (Toronto Raptors) on the importance of playing games on MLK Jr. Day •From Yahoo’s Jeff Passan: Here is the real story of the frozen free-agent market and why it is so important •The stories we saw last week... Read more
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SportingNews
Top MLB free agent threatens to sit until midseason over lowball offers, report saysUnder the headline "Here's why baseball's economic system might be broken," wri
SportingNews / Posted 4 days ago
Under the headline "Here's why baseball's economic system might be broken," writer Jeff Passan analyzes potential causes for the slow free-agent market, including whether owners are guilty of collusion. Not surprising, MLB rejects that theory, going... Read more
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SportingNews
Astros actually trade for Gerrit Coleto the Pirates in return. Prospect Jason Martin is also heading to Pittsburgh.
SportingNews / Posted 8 days ago
to the Pirates in return. Prospect Jason Martin is also heading to Pittsburgh. The clubs have not confirmed the trade and Jeff Passan has yet to swoop in with his "false rumor" tweet, so the deal does appear to be done. It is unclear if these are... Read more
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SportingNews
Gerrit Cole was traded. Then he wasn't. Here's the latest.Here comes a new challenger! The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal confirms previous rep
SportingNews / Posted 11 days ago
Here comes a new challenger! The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal confirms previous report from Morosi. 12:25 p.m.: Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan shows up to throw cold water on the hot stove. The baseball world weeps. While a number of parties figure the... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Astros to acquire right-hander Gerrit Cole from PiratesHowever, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports the trade is not complete just yet
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 days ago
However, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports the trade is not complete just yet. While a number of parties figure the Gerrit Cole-to-Astros deal will get done, multiple sources are cautioning that it's not there yet. Cole has not been informed of a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Gerrit Cole Traded to Astros from Pirates Amid Yankees RumorsDespite Morosi's report, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that "multiple so
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
Despite Morosi's report, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that "multiple sources are cautioning" that a deal wasn't done yet. Passan did note that "generally, this sort of thing winds up with a deal being consummated." While Cole's value is... Read more
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New York Daily News
Gerrit Cole to Yankees ‘inevitable’ despite Astros’ interestif he can help it, so I'd still favor the Yankees." That may be true, but the
New York Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
if he can help it, so I'd still favor the Yankees." That may be true, but the Astros' interest in Cole, first reported by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, certainly could add urgency to the Yankees' pursuit of the Pirates' righthander. On Monday... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Astros Trade Rumors: Gerrit Cole Talks Held Amid Links to YankeesHouston Astros are reportedly in the market for more pitching before they begin
Bleacher Report / Posted 13 days ago
Houston Astros are reportedly in the market for more pitching before they begin their World Series defense. On Monday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported Houston has discussed a potential trade for starting pitcher Gerrit Cole with the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Early Verdict on Derek Jeter the Owner: 'He Doesn't Know What He's Doing'favorites, and it was understandable Jeter would want to make his own decisions
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
favorites, and it was understandable Jeter would want to make his own decisions. But even one of those moves blew up after Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported on Dec. 1 that the Marlins had fired longtime scout Marty Scott while Scott was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Closer Wade Davis signs with Rockiesreports say that Wade Davis has agreed to a three-year, $52 million deal with t
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
reports say that Wade Davis has agreed to a three-year, $52 million deal with the Rockies. According to Yahoo's Jeff Passan, the contract would be the highest per-year deal ever for a relief pitcher and includes a fourth-year vesting... Read more
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SportingNews
MLB free agents 2018: Rockies, Wade Davis reach record deal, report saysoffseason and Nolan Arenado the year after that. Davis certainly could've had f
SportingNews / Posted 23 days ago
offseason and Nolan Arenado the year after that. Davis certainly could've had four years. Went instead for flexibility.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 29, 2017 The Rockies earlier this month added right-hander Bryan Shaw and then retained... Read more
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Boston Herald
Hall of Fame ballots should always go publica Hall of Fame official offering to guide our hand as we fill out our ballots.
Boston Herald / Posted 24 days ago
a Hall of Fame official offering to guide our hand as we fill out our ballots. This has boiled the blood of some voters. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports has gone so far as to announce he won’t submit a ballot this year, writing that, “I will not... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Yankees Trade Rumors: Gerrit Cole Deal Still Being Discussed with PiratesOn Thursday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported the Bronx Bombers are still "
Bleacher Report / Posted a month ago
On Thursday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported the Bronx Bombers are still "working on a deal to acquire" the right-hander from the Pirates. He cited a source who said it is "a matter of when rather than if" the trade happens. Jon Heyman of... Read more

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