1. Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera on Verge of Winning Baseball's Triple Crown

    As we enter the final days of the 2012 season, Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is trying to do something no ballplayer has done in 45 years—win a Triple Crown...

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  2. Washington Nationals Missing the Pitch by Shutting Down Stephen Strasburg

    Stephen Strasburg ’s season is over. Finished. Done. All for the sake of extra innings. The Nationals are shutting down their best pitcher, a young stud who gives them ...

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  3. New York Yankees on the Brink of Historic Collapse

    The Yankees are on the verge of an epic collapse, the worst regular-season meltdown in the storied 110-year history of the franchise. At the end of play on July 18, the Yankees found themselves 10 games in front of the Orioles and 10...

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  4. New York Yankees Do Walk of Life 210 Times; Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth Lead Team

    When Jim Thome hit a pinch-hit home run for the Phillies earlier this year, he broke the record for walk-off home runs in a career with 13...

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  5. Horace Clarke: 10 Things You Never Knew About the Former Yankees Second Baseman

    Between 1964 and 1976 the New York Yankees endured one of the longest dry spells in team history—12 years without an American League pennant, after winning five in a row and 14 flags in 16 years...

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  6. Ted Williams and the 10 Greatest Hitters That Ever Lived

    1. Ted Williams It was Ted Williams who once said, "All I want out of life is that when I walk down the street, folks will say, 'There goes the greatest hitter that ever lived ...

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  7. Derek Jeter: Best Shortstop We've Ever Seen

    Derek Jeter is the greatest shortstop we've ever seen. Sure, Honus Wagner is the greatest shortstop in baseball history—but who alive saw old Hans play?After all, Wagner ...

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  8. New York Yankees: Are They the Worst They've Been in 20 Years?

    In 1992 the New York Yankees finished with a 76-86 record, 20 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays and tied for fourth place in the AL East...

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  9. Stemkowski's OT Goal Was One for the Ages

    When Marian Gaborik scored late in the third overtime to beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 in game three of their Eastern Conference semifinal the other night, it marked the fourth-longest ...

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  10. Recalling Moose Skowron, Childhood Idol

    A piece of this kid’s childhood and a link to the glorious Yankee teams of the 50s and early 60s died today with the passing of former first baseman Bill “Moose” Skowron ...

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  11. Yankees-Red Sox History Repeats Itself

    They say history repeats itself. Well, it does sometimes, and it did today. The Yankees comeback from a 9-0 deficit raised the echoes from a Yankee-Red Sox game just over 62 years ago...

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  12. Top 10 Memorable Games at Fenway Park

    A hundred years ago this week, just days after the Titanic settled in a watery grave in the North Atlantic, the Red Sox opened a brand new baseball field, called Fenway Park, in Boston...

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  13. Perfect Dolphin and the Holy Cross 'Fraternity'

    It's a story that began more than 40 years ago at a small Jesuit liberal arts college in New England. The tapestry includes the United States Supreme Court, a Pulitzer Prize and the unbeaten 1972 Miami Dolphins ...

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  14. If Kentucky Wins, the Yankees Will March

    The last six times Kentucky has won the NCAA men's basketball title, the Yankees have gone on to win the World Series. The Wildcats have won seven titles overall, second only to UCLA's 11 and by far the most of any team in this year's Final Four...

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  15. Glory Days of Ohio Basketball

    In the early 1960s the Cold War was heating up. America was showing it had the right stuff for the space race. And the state of Ohio was the center of the basketball universe...

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  16. Wilt's Game of the Century Set the Standard

    Name a great one. Babe Ruth. Ted Williams. Jim Brown. Tom Brady. Wayne Gretzky. Oscar Robertson. Michael Jordan...

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  17. Read This Blog Before Super Bowl XLVI

    It won’t get you a ticket to Super Bowl XLVI, but you’ll amaze your friends and relatives with these football factoids. And may you roll winners in all your pools...

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  18. Rollin' with the G-Men

    Deja blue: Just as he did four years against the Packers, Lawrence Tynes (9) kicked the Giants into the Super Bowl, this time against the 49ers in overtime. Sometimes, you just got to roll with it baby...

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  19. 10 Things You Must Know About Giants-49ers

    Giants Leonard Marshall levels 49ers Joe Montana in New York’s epic 15-13 upset in 1990 NFC Championship game that dashed San Francisco’s hopes for a Super Bowl three-peat...

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  20. Giants-Packers — Storied Playoff History

    Packers Jim Taylor rumbles in 1962 NFL Championship game at Yankee Stadium. The Giants-Packers rivalry is one of the most storied in the NFL, dating back to their first meeting in 1928, which New York won 6-0...

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  21. All-Time, All-The-Time Yankees

    Catcher Jorge Posada played his entire career with the Yankees. Sometime soon, Jorge Posada will announce his retirement, a Yankee catcher for life. There’s something to be said for playing an entire career with one team...

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  22. Growing Up with New York Sports in The 50s

    If you’re a Baby Boomer, you know the feeling. You try and tell your kids or someone else from the younger generation what it was like to grow up in America in the 50s...

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  23. G-Men Have Been Giant Killers Before

    Plaxico Burress and the Giants ruined the Patriots’ unbeaten season in Super Bowl XLII. Been there, done that. Just ask the New York Giants...

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  24. Will History Repeat for Packers-Lions?

    Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr, under pressure all afternoon, is sacked by Detroit linebacker Joe Schmidt during Thanksgiving Day game at Tiger Stadium in 1962...

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  25. Fantasy Football Is Reality for 27 Million

    More than 27 million Americans live a fantasy life. They play fantasy football. According to a recent feature in AdWeek by Anthony Crupi — headlined ‘Billion ...

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