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Francisco Rodriguez

Pitcher Learns Why They Call It The 'Cactus League'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.12.2014 | Sports

K-Rod might want to try a team in the Grapefruit League next season. Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Francisco Rodriguez suffered a bizarre -- but perha...

K-Rod On The Move

AP | Posted 09.22.2013 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Baltimore Orioles bolstered their bullpen with a late-inning arm Tuesday, acquiring reliever Francisco Rodriguez from the...

The Biggest Boneheaded Crimes in Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports

The cuffs were strapped on, mug shots precisely snapped and psyches fully tarnished. But this was no routine stop. Stealing a $3 taco from a Gaines...

Will There Be Justice For Teen Victim Of Front Yard Shooting?

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 03.18.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A 24-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were arrested for investigation of the murder of a popular high school soccer player who...

Hey K-Rod, You're On TV!

Posted 09.20.2011 | Sports

What's on your mind, K-Rod? In this viral video quick-hit from last night's Diamondbacks-Brewers game, relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez -- better...

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Len Berman | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With all the bellyaching over Derek Jeter's absence from the All Star Game, I think it's no biggie. His presence wouldn't have won the game for the American League.

Mets Make A Trade

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Milwaukee Brewers got a quick start on the second half, picking up a big-time closer. The NL Central co-leaders acquired former ...

Mets Closer Pleads Guilty To Attempted Assault

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez pleaded guilty Friday to attempted assault to settle charges he attacked his girlfriend's father at C...

Players Union Fights For Man Accused Of Abusing Girlfriend's Father

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The players' union filed a grievance against the New York Mets and the commissioner's office on Wednesday, protesting how the team ha...

IT'S ON: Mets Withhold Controversial Closer's Salary

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON — The New York Mets are withholding injured closer Francisco Rodriguez's salary while he's sidelined, and the team wants to convert his ...

Mets Say a Change Is Gonna Come -- We'll See

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

As a self-made millionaire who made his fortune as a real estate developer, Mets owner Fred Wilpon would be the first to tell you that neither Rome nor pennant contenders were built in a day.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Tiger Woods shoots his best round of the year, a 6-under 65 at the Barclays. He was tied for the lead with Vaughn Taylor.

Today's Front Pages: August 17

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Talk of the town. ...

PATHETIC: Mets Closer Needs Surgery After Punching Girlfriend's Dad

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON — Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has a torn thumb ligament in his pitching hand sustained during a fight with his girlfriend's father a...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Wonder how many Phillies fans left the game last night with the Dodgers leading 9-2 in the 8th? The Phillies scored 4 in the 8th and 4 in the 9th to win a wild one 10-9.

Today's Front Pages: August 13

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

News you can use. ...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Nothing says athleticism like 85 years worth of boxers. 48-year old Evander Holyfield will fight 37-year old Sherman "The Tank" Williams in November.

Today's Front Pages: August 12

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The top headlines. ...

SHOCK: Ace Closer Arrested For Assaulting Girlfriend's Father

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Suspended Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was released without bail Thursday and ordered to stay away from his girlfriend's father, whom ...

Autopsy Scheduled For Chicago Boxer Who Died After Collapsing At Fight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — An autopsy has been scheduled for a boxer who died two days after a fight in Philadelphia. Twenty-five-year-old Francisco Rodrig...

Mourners Attend Dead Boxer's Wake

Chicago Tribune | Oscar Avila | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The slide show of Francisco "Paco" Rodriguez's triumphs showed the glory of boxing. That the photos were on display next to his casket was a jarring r...

Hometown Boxer Francisco Rodriguez Remembered (VIDEO)

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Boxer Francisco Rodriguez, who died Nov. 22 from a brain bleed after a Friday night bout at Philadelphia's Blue Horizon, was buried Tuesday at...