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  1. Cannon Smith follows in dad's footsteps

    Class of 2014 tight end Cannon Smith (Columbia, S.C./Hammon) has made an early pledge to Clemson, the Spartanburg Herald Journal reports. His father, Bill Smith, played defensive line for the Tigers and currently serves on the board of trustees. "...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
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  3. How the Twins can move Morneau

    Jim Bowden

    Oh, how things can change in 18 months. It was just a short time ago when baseball was talking about its best hitting tandems. Among them were the St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday, the Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun and Prince F...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  4. New GMs for Twins and O's, same woes

    Jim Bowden

    When the Minnesota Twins fired general manager Bill Smith on Monday, it signaled the team's longing to return to a state of stability and continuity, which had become hallmarks of the franchise. To do that, the Twins brought back Terry Ryan on an int...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  5. Praise for Jim Thome

    Buster Olney

    Jim Thome signed with the Minnesota Twins before the 2010 season, and shortly after his deal was announced, the phone of Twins general manager Bill Smith rang. "I got a call from someone with Philadelphia, telling me what a great guy we were gettin...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  6. MLB - Praise for Jim Thome

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while Jim Thome's baseball accomplishments speak for themselves, the way he has handled himself off the field is even more impressive. He shares opinions on Thome's character from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  7. MLB - Spring Training - 30 Teams in 30 Days - With Mauer's back a...

    ESPN Stats & Information

    With catcher Joe Mauer's back ailing, the Twins' pitchers must shoulder the load.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  8. Twins should just keep Santana

    If you've ever watched the show "Deal Or No Deal," you kind of get an idea of the situation Minnesota general manager Bill Smith is in, as he decides when to swap Johan Santana. The million-dollar deal is off the table. It's not happening. Quite sim...

    Blog | Conversation | January 16, 2008
  9. Twins taking it slow with Santana

    So, how can anyone criticize Twins general manager Bill Smith for taking his time to make sure he gets the best deal he can for Johan Santana? Santana is 28. He may be a Hall of Famer whose career earned average and several other numbers are second ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 11, 2007
  10. Twins should trade Santana

    Terry Ryan is out as Twins GM, and Bill Smith is in. It's been a rough season for the Twins, but I'm here to help. Ready? Step 1: Trade Johan Santana. No, it can't happen today and doesn't need to happen before next April. But Santana's going to be ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2007
  11. Top head coach candidates

    Tom Carpenter

    Since the last time we checked in on the top replacement candidates for teams that fired their head coaches, the Houston Texans hired Bill O'Brien, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Lovie Smith and the Tennessee Titans fired Mike Munchak. That leaves us...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  12. Robert Griffin III among next-generation 'pillar players' - NFL

    Bill Polian

    Bill Polian outlines his next-generation "pillar players" in the NFL, including an examination of why Redskins QB Robert Griffin III deserves to make the list.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  13. NFL - Aaron Williams among Week 4's 'secret stars'

    Field Yates

    Field Yates examines the players in Week 4 who played better than their stats would indicate.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  14. Fantasy Football - Ryan Mathews among best players with four-week...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner takes a look at some players who have favorable matchups over the next four weeks.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  15. Rookie Review: Jets QB Geno Smith

    Kevin Weidl

    Last week, I took a look at Bills rookie QB EJ Manuel. This week, I'll evaluate another AFC East rookie quarterback: the New York Jets' Geno Smith. The 39th overall pick in the draft took the national stage last Thursday in Foxborough against the div...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  16. NFL - Betting New York Jets-New England Patriots on Thursday nigh...

    Jeff Gold

    Jeff Gold previews the New York Jets-New England Patriots game and four wiseguys give against-the-spread picks on the matchup.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  17. 2013 NFL Preview - Bill Polian previews playoff contenders

    Bill Polian

    Bill Polian breaks down the teams be believes to be Super Bowl contenders based on preseason evidence, plus teams that missed the playoffs in 2012 that should be on the rise in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013