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Volume 25 No. 48
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Speed Reads....

Aberdeen (Md.) Mayor Patrick McGrady and the city council last night "unanimously affirmed their intention to try and sell Ripken Stadium to relieve the city of one of its financial burdens" (Baltimore SUN, 11/7).

ESPN and Twitter tonight as part of their new partnership will debut a live stream of "Rankings Reactions" hosted by Mike Golic Jr. and Jason Fitz. The CFP reaction show will stream live on Twitter from 8:00-9:00pm ET and also on ESPN Radio from 7:00-9:00pm each Tuesday night until Dec. 3 (THE DAILY).

Connecticut-based game developer Sports Mogul has made both its baseball and football simulation games available for free to active members of the U.S. military (Sports Mogul).

Tough Mudder has made endurance beverage Kill Cliff its official sports drink and also named the company the presenting sponsor of the Tough Mudder X Series (Tough Mudder).

Sources said that Japanese club Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters P/OF Shohei Otani has "chosen CAA Sports to represent him" in the U.S. as he entertains offers from MLB clubs this offseason. L.A.-based Nez Balelo "will be Ohtani’s lead agent" (L.A. TIMES, 11/7).

Former NFLer Terrell Owens was eliminated from ABC’s “DWTS” last night. Co-host Erin Andrews told Owens, “I’ve known you for a while and I have never seen this side of you. It looks good on you.” Owens said he “had a great time” on the show (“DWTS,” ABC, 11/6).