1. Questioning the Yankees Starting Rotation After CC Sabathia

    It’s hard to believe, with all the snow we’ve gotten here in the Northeast, that spring training is just a few weeks away...

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  2. MLB Spring Training: Interpreting Derek Jeter's Press Conference

    Whenever New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter speaks, it’s rare that he allows much to be known: Jeter likes to keep his true thoughts to himself, always has...

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  3. Tim Raines Among Ballot Holdovers Who Belong in Baseball Hall of Fame

    The other day, I published a piece about the first-year eligible players on this year's Hall of Fame ballot (seen here: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/319445-among-first-timers-alomar-mcgriff-martinez-stand-out )...

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  4. Roberto Alomar Leads Stand Outs among Baseball Hall of Fame First-Timers

    Of all the various sports Hall of Fames, none invites more debate than the Baseball Hall of Fame. Every January, the inductees are announced, followed by countless arguments, in print and ...

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  5. Spread 'Em: The Rest of Week 15 NFL Picks

    Like a playoff contender fading down the stretch, my picks have faltered as the regular season winds down. Following a horrid 4-12 week, and a loss on Thursday night—see my mistake here: http://masterprocrastinator...

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  6. Spread 'Em: Week 14 NFL Picks

    There are many storylines to follow as the season winds down. Will the Saints and Colts both finish undefeated? Can the Steelers overcome their recent losing streak, catch a few breaks, ...

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  7. The Ledger: NFL Week 13 Review and Steelers-Browns Pick

    As the season winds down, unpredictability seems to be on the rise in the NFL. As a result, it was another losing week with a 7-9 record against the spread, bringing my overall record to 104-88 on the season...

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  8. New York Yankees Should Focus on Adding John Lackey, Not Roy Halladay

    With the Baseball Winter Meetings set to open on Monday in Indianapolis, expect the rumors to fly, and figure the Yankees to be garnering headlines...

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  9. Spread 'Em: Week 13 NFL Picks

    The NFL is in its home stretch. It's the final five weeks of the season and teams still alive for a playoff spot will see their season change for better or worse...

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  10. The Ledger: NFL Week 12 Review and Jets-Bills Pick

    This week, the Ledger will focus solely on the Sunday and Monday games. As published earlier, I went 2-1 on Thanksgiving, and there’s no sense in re-hashing the events of games that are nearly a week old at this point...

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  11. Spread 'Em: Week 12 NFL Picks

    Off to a solid 2-1 start for week 12, thanks to the Packers and Broncos, I’m hoping to see that success continue into the rest of the weekend. It’s been a while since I’ve scored a big week I must admit...

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  12. Spread 'Em: NFL Week Ten Picks

    With the baseball season over with, the NFL finally takes center stage in week 10. This week’s slate of games features some potential great matchups, including the annual tilt between Peyton Manning’s Colts and Tom Brady’s Patriots...

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  13. The Ledger: NFL Week Nine Review (Plus A Bonus Pick!)

    This was the week of the Close Call from my perspective, as a few games that should have gone down in the win column for me went horribly wrong, and one backdoor cover worked out in my favor...

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  14. Spread 'Em: Week Nine NFL Picks

    As the NFL begins its second half, parity has been thrown out the window. It seems that, week in and week out, there are clear-cut favorites and underdogs in more than half of the games played...

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  15. The Ledger: NFL Week Eight Picks Review

    The Ledger returns following week eight, a week that was, for me anyway, rather unsuccessful compared to the rest of the 2009 season. I went 5-8 on the week, recording my worst week of picks against the spread all season long...

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  16. Spread 'Em: NFL Week Eight Picks

    Welcome back to another round of picks based on analysis, insight, and hunches. It’s worked for me so far to the tune of 63-40 on the season. After a 9-4 week seven, I’m hoping for even greater success in week eight...

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  17. The Ledger: NFL Week Seven Picks Review

    Once again, The Ledger returns with fresh insight about the games that took place during week seven of the NFL season. After going 7-7 last week, I went 9-4 against the spread in week seven, running my overall record to 63-40 on the season...

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  18. Spread 'Em: NFL Week Seven Picks

    A third of the way through the 2009 NFL season, we’ve reached the point where the favorites and underdogs have become predictable on a week-to-week basis, for the most part...

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  19. The Ledger: NFL Week Six Picks Review

    It’s another installment of The Ledger, the column that provides my take on every game I picked against the spread from the previous week’s NFL schedule. For the first time all season, double-digit underdogs (Oakland, Cleveland, St...

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  20. Spread 'Em: NFL Week Six Picks

    It seems that this season, more than any other I can remember, making picks against the spread has been relatively easy. I've gone 19-9 in the last two weeks, and my record for the season stands at 47-29...

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  21. ALCS: Start Spreading the News

    Because the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have made it to the postseason nearly every year this decade, it’s easy to forget that these teams have not had much success in October in recent seasons...

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  22. NLCS: Meet the New Champs, Same As the Old Ones

    The NLCS is a rematch of last year's series, won by the Philadelphia Phillies. The Los Angeles Dodgers hope to avenge that series loss and advance to the World Series for the first time since 1988...

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  23. The Ledger: NFL Week Five Picks Review

    Welcome back to The Ledger, where I review what went right, and wrong, with my picks against the spread from last week’s games. It was another great week for me, as I went 10-4 against the spread to run my record to 47-29 on the season...

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  24. Spread 'Em: NFL Week Five Picks

    I was back on track last week, going 9-5 in the games played. It would be nice to have back-to-back strong showings to build on my 37-25 record on the season...

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  25. ALDS Preview: We Will See Red Sox-Yankees IV in the ALCS

    The Yankees are back in the playoffs after finishing third in the AL East last season. The hottest team in baseball may be the Minnesota Twins, winners of 17 of their last 21, including an extra game in extra innings...

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