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Leslie Frazier, Vikings Interim Coach, Takes The Reins

Leslie Frazier, Vikings Interim Coach, Takes The Reins

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — During perhaps the most tumultuous season in franchise history, the Minnesota Vikings were looking for a steady hand and a calming voice to guide them through the rest of this rocky year.Leslie Frazier fits that d…

Drayton McLane, Houston Astros Owner, Puts Franchise Up For Sale

Drayton McLane, Houston Astros Owner, Puts Franchise Up For Sale

HOUSTON — Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane is putting his franchise up for sale.The 74-year-old McLane says he’s retained the New York investment firm Allen and Company to help him unload the team he’s owned since 1992.Read More…

Rockies Decline $7M Option On LHP Francis

Rockies Decline $7M Option On LHP Francis

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies have declined their $7 million option on left-hander Jeff Francis, one of the top pitchers in franchise history.The Rockies also had until 10 p.m. MDT to decide on catcher Miguel Olivo’s 2011 option.Read M…

Al Qaeda In Yemen Franchise Will Be Hard To ‘Destroy’

Al Qaeda In Yemen Franchise Will Be Hard To ‘Destroy’

Friday’s discovery of US-bound suspicious packages that originated in Yemen highlights the threat of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a 2009 merger of Yemeni and Saudi militants. On Oct. 29, President Obama vowed to strengthen coope…