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Former Sinton Star May Soon Start Pitching Again - KRIS-TV
Former Sinton star Mike Adams believes he'll be back pitching in the big leagues earlier than expected. Originally targeting a return to the Padres around the all-star break, Adams says he'll pitch one more inning Wednesday night for the San Antonio...
Adams set to start rehab assignment - MLB.com
By Corey Brock / MLB.com SAN DIEGO -- Bud Black, manager of the Padres, wasn't kidding Wednesday when he said reliever Mike Adams "might have been our best reliever last season." Yes, that on a staff that included Major League career saves leader...
2009 NFL Free Agent Signings List - The Associated Press
CLEVELAND BROWNS_Signed Rod Hood, DB; Mike Furrey, WR; Eric Barton, LB; David Bowens, LB; Noah Herron, RB; Corey Ivy, CB; CJ Mosley, DT; David Patten, WR; Hank Poteat, CB; Robert Royal, TE; John St. Clair, OL; and Floyd Womack, T. Re-signed Mike Adams,...
Elon's Adams finds fit with dual baseball role - Burlington Times News
By Bob Sutton / Times-News ELON -- Ryan Adams bugged Elon University baseball coach Mike Kennedy so much that he finally got his way. "He begged you over and over, you eventually put him out there," Kennedy said. "He just wanted to help....
Tyson's daughter on life support after accident with noose - Independent
By Guy Adams in Los Angeles Mike Tyson spent yesterday by the side of his four-year-old daughter, Exodus, who was in an "extremely critical" condition on life support after getting her neck caught in a cable dangling from an exercise treadmill....
Mandy Moore 'Can't Wrap My Head Around' Being Married - People Magazine
These days Moore is content to make music (she's learning to play the bass guitar), walk her beloved Terrier mix Joni, nest at home in LA with Adams, and enjoy life's simple pleasures. "Jetlag haze+ garden walk+ chocolate shake+ love= perfection," she...
Adams: Kiffin's quick rise an understatement - GoVolsXtra
Bottom line: No other coach in SEC history has created so many sparks before he coached his first conference game (No, I haven't forgotten about Alabama's Mike Price, but that was just a one-night stand, so to speak). You could better appreciate...
Padres' Adams pitches hitless inning - Rotoworld.com
Mike Adams pitched a hitless inning in his third rehab appearance for Double-A San Antonio on Monday. At this rate, Adams, who is making his way back from shoulder surgery, might find himself in San Diego's pen before the end of next week....
Adams: Pearl teaching SEC to stay on schedule - GoVolsXtra
And it's no secret that SEC commissioner Mike Slive, who headed up the NCAA tournament selection committee, would like to see conference teams upgrade their schedules. If he wants to make that point at this week's spring meetings, which begin today,...
Sleeping couple arrested for drug trafficking - Morehead News
Rebecca Pettit, 31, and 35-year-old Douglas Thornsberry were arrested May 16 after being found asleep about 8:09 pm inside the facility, said Morehead Police Chief Mike Adams. “Officers recovered an undisclosed quantity of pills from the suspects and...

Mike Adams (American football)

Michael Carl "Mike" Adams (born March 24, 1981 in Paterson, New Jersey) is an American football safety who is currently a member of the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.

Adams attended Passaic Tech High School in Paterson, New Jersey before going on to the University of Delaware. At Delaware, he played 43 times with 23 starts. During his college career he made 213 tackles and 11 interceptions. He earned second-team All-Atlantic 10 honors as a senior; however, he was undrafted in the 2004 NFL Draft.

In 2004, Adams joined the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent. He played eight games in his rookie season and made his NFL debut versus the Carolina Panthers on November 14, 2004. He finished the season with four tackles. He played in 14 games and made ten starts in the 2005 season. His 68 tackles were a career high. He scored his first NFL touchdown on a 40-yard interception return. In 2006, he played in all 16 games and started eight for the 49ers. He made 67 tackles, one less than in his previous season.

He signed with the Cleveland Browns as a free agent on April 2, 2007 and made his debut against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 9, 2007. He finished the season with ten tackles and one sack.

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Sean McAdam (journalist)

Sean McAdam on WEEI

Sean McAdam is a sports writer for ESPN and The Boston Herald, formerly of The Providence Journal. He is also a beat writer for the Boston Red Sox.

McAdam makes regular appearances on WEEI sports talk radio in Boston. He is often a co-host on the Big Show (weekdays 2-6) and he co-hosts "The Baseball Show" with Mike Adams and Steve Buckley (Sundays 9-12). He is often criticized by other hosts on the Big Show for his liberal leaning politics. His monotone voice is also jokingly mocked in bits on the show.

McAdam is one of the Baseball Hall of Fame voters.

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Mike Adams (pitcher)

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Jon Michael Adams (born on July 29, 1978 in Corpus Christi, Texas) is a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres.

Adams graduated from Sinton High School in Sinton, Texas, where he was an All-State selection in baseball and basketball. He attended Texas A&M University–Kingsville where he continued to play both sports. The Milwaukee Brewers signed Adams as an undrafted free agent in 2001.

Adams made his Major League debut on May 18, 2004, in a 3-2 loss to the Montreal Expos. In his first two Major League seasons, he compiled an earned run average of 3.26 in 59 games. On May 26, 2006, he was traded to the New York Mets for pitcher Geremi Gonzalez. Soon after, he was claimed by the Cleveland Indians. On July 18, 2006, the Indians traded Adams to the Padres for right-handed pitcher Brian Sikorski.

Adams played for four minor league teams in 2006: Nashville Sounds, Norfolk Tides, Buffalo Bisons, and Portland Beavers.

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Mike Adams (outfielder)

Robert Michael Adams (born July 24, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former backup outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1972 through 1978 for the Minnesota Twins (1972-1973), Chicago Cubs (1976-1977) and Oakland Athletics (1978). Adams batted and threw right-handed.

Coming from a baseball family, Adams is the son of second baseman Bobby Adams and nephew of first baseman Dick Adams.

The light-hitting Adams was a fine, strong-armed outfielder, but was never more than a part-time player serving as a defensive replacement late in the game. He reached the majors in 1972 with the Minnesota Twins, spending two years with them before moving to the Cubs and Athletics. His most productive season came in 1980 with Minnesota, when he posted career-highs in games played (55), hits (14), runs (21), home runs (3) and RBI (six).

In a five-season career, Adams was a .195 hitter (23-for-118) with three home runs and nine RBI in 100 games.

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Brian Sikorski

Brian Patrick Sikorski (born July 27, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan) is a baseball relief pitcher who plays for the Chiba Lotte Marines franchise in Japan.

Although Sikorski made his MLB debut in 2000, he didn't play another game in the big leagues until 2006. He played professional baseball in Japan for five years, until 2005 for the Yomiuri Giants. He currently holds the Japanese record for most appearances.

The Cleveland Indians acquired Sikorski in a trade July 18, 2006, by sending right-handed pitcher Mike Adams to the San Diego Padres. On May 17, 2007, Sikorski's contract was sold to the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. He signed to play for the Chiba Lotte Marines in 2008.

Sikorski attended Western Michigan University and obtained a degree in criminology. Brian was drafted in the fourth round of the 1995 amateur entry draft by the Houston Astros.

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Planet Mikey


Planet Mikey is a sports talk radio program on Boston's WEEI 850 kHz AM. The show was officially announced on December 15, 2005 and runs from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays. The host is Mike Adams, an experienced Boston sports talk show host. Adams is accompanied by flashboy John Ryder, and producers Jason Pothier (J-Pod) and Joe Zarbano (Joey the Fish).

There was an open spot on WEEI programming in the 7 p.m.-to-11 p.m.slot after the departure of Ted Sarandis. Adams had been filling in as the host for two months and had reportedly given WEEI until December 14 to make a decision regarding hiring him as a full-time replacement for Sarandis. Allegedly, programming director Jason Wolfe had not returned Adams' calls for a couple of days. Adams arrived early for his show on Wednesday, and Big Show host Glenn Ordway called Wolfe on the air with the goal of eliciting a decision on Adams future with the station. When Wolfe was finally put on the phone, he and Adams got into what sounded like a serious argument on the air that ended when Adams disconnected Wolfe. Until around 9:30 that night, Adams apparently locked himself in the studio not allowing anybody else inside except for food delivery people. Finally, Wolfe called in and gave Adams the job. WEEI reported that Wolfe received well over 1,000 emails from fans during the stunt, urging him to give Adams the job. The break-in was later revealed to be a hoax, as reported by a Boston Globe feature on Mike Adams. The station itself also admits it was a publicity stunt orchestrated by station management.Adams Choses a Topic for their 5 hour long friday shows.

Mike Adams was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Connecticut, Adams was a disc jockey on several stations in Hartford, Springfield, and New York City during the '70's and '80's. He hosted a show called "Mike Adams Sports World" on NECN from 1992-98 and won three Emmys. He has hosted shows for Fox 25 in Boston and Classic Sports Network, now known as ESPN Classic. He began at WEEI in 1993 as a part-timer in conjunction with television work and selling Fords at Stoneham Ford. His full time show replaces the "Ted Nation" program by Ted Sarandis, which commenced on December 14, 2005. The show is on from 6-11 PM. Adams is a fan of all Boston teams, and is very critical of Alex Rodriguez and Peyton Manning. He lives in the MetroWest area of Massachusetts with his wife, Christine, adult children Scott and Kelly, and 1 year old Andrew.

The show was formerly hosted by Ted Sarandis (Ted Nation)-1995-December 14, 2005 and Jeff Joyce (Flashboy)-December 14, 2005-2007.

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