King’s son says talk of Mets interest is premature (AP)

Martin Luther King Jr.'s oldest son says any discussion of his potential interest in becoming a minority owner of the New York Mets is premature. Martin Luther King III said he was contacted Saturday by television executive Larry Meli, who is interested in putting together a group that would include former Mets first baseman Ed Kranepool and Donn Clendenon Jr., whose father was MVP of the...

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Viola becomes pitching coach of Brooklyn Cyclones (AP)

Frank Viola is returning to professional baseball, agreeing to become the pitching coach for the New York Mets' Class A Brooklyn Cyclones. The 1988 AL Cy Young Award winner, now 50, pitched for the Mets from 1989-91 and retired as a player in 1996. He has coached at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, Fla., and has broadcast Red Sox games for NESN.

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Dickey and Mets agree to $7.8 million, 2-year deal (PA SportsTicker)

Pitcher R.A. Dickey and the New York Mets have agreed to a $7.8 million, two-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.

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Report: King’s son interested in buying into Mets (The Canadian Press)

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Martin Luther King Jr.'s oldest son is reportedly interested in becoming a minority owner of the New York Mets.

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Report: King’s son interested in buying into Mets (PA SportsTicker)

The son of Martin Luther King Jr. is reportedly interested in becoming a minority owner of the New York Mets.

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MLK Jr.’s son seeks to own a piece of the Mets (Yahoo! Sports)

The New York Mets announced on Friday that the team is seeking investors to come in as minority partners .

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Report: King’s son interested in buying into Mets (The Canadian Press)

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The son of Martin Luther King Jr. is reportedly interested in becoming a minority owner of the New York Mets.

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Hernandez back in Seattle with more hardware (PA SportsTicker)

By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer

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Strawberry to run up Empire State Building (The Canadian Press)

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Darryl Strawberry will run to the top of the Empire State Building to raise money for cancer research.

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Strawberry to run to top of Empire State Building (AP)

Darryl Strawberry will run to the top of the Empire State Building to raise money for cancer research. The former baseball slugger will race up 1,576 steps and 86 floors to the Observatory on Tuesday with about 100 other participants as part of the Empire State Building Run-Up. They're raising money for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

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