700 ESPN Sports Beat | 2-16-16

Boy, do we need baseball to begin soon

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A GRIP ON SPORTS • Isn’t it time for baseball to begin? If only for it to fill the void in our lives. You know the void I mean. When we want to talk sports.

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Mariners spring position preview: Will revamped bullpen bring consistency late in games?

The Mariners’ bullpen was an epic failure in 2015 and a major reason for the losing season. General manager Jerry Dipoto brought in numerous relievers looking to bounce back in 2016 after subpar seasons. Will it lead to overall success?

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NFL Commissioner Goodell earned $34 million in 2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league’s tax filing released Tuesday.

That total is actually down a bit from 2013 ($35 million) and 2012, when Goodell collected $44.2 million, including $9 million in bonuses and deferred pension.

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