1. 10 Highly Unlikely Major College Football Bowl Winners

        Way back in simpler times, long before SportsCenter , the BCS, and the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, there were four major bowl games, played like clockwork, year after year, on New Year’s Day—Rose, Orange, Sugar, and Cotton...

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  2. Remembering When The Yankees Lost Their Captain

    Most baseball fans over 40, especially Yankee fans, can still remember where they were on Thursday, August, 2, 1979, when they heard the news...

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  3. Former Yankee Owner Jacob Ruppert Belongs in The Hall

    Jacob Ruppert’s plaque hangs in Monument Park in Yankee Stadium, but not in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. There are 31 pioneer/executives in the Baseball Hall of Fame — and Jacob Ruppert Jr...

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  4. Hometown Heroes: The Best Athletes from White Plains

    Former Washington Redskin and Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Art Monk is the best athlete ever to come out of White Plains...

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  5. The 10 Best Football Games at Yankee Stadium

    Earlier this week, a new bowl game to be played in Yankee Stadium in 2010 was announced at a press conference in the Bronx...

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  6. 10 Things You May Not Know About Yankees Vs. Red Sox

    The Yankee-Red rivalry began in 1903 when the soon-to-be World Champion Boston Americans faced the New York Highlanders. The Yankees and the Red Sox weren’t always the Yankees and the Red Sox...

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  7. Remembering The Boys of Summer

    I see the boys of summer in their ruin Lay the gold tithings barren, Setting no store by harvest, freeze the soils...

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  8. 10 Essential Web Sites for the The Baseball Junkie

    Just like the old Yankee Stadium scoreboard, these essential Web sites help baseball fans keep on top of the game...

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  9. The Hit Men: Jeter Joins A Select Club

    Derek Jeter lines single to equal Lou Gehrig’s all-time Yankee hit record. After 72 years, Lou Gehrig has company. Gehrig played his last game in 1939, and finished his career with a Yankee record 2721 hits...

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  10. A Bronx Tale: Jeter for MVP, Rivera for Cy Young

    Yankees Derek Jeter, above, and Mariano Rivera, below, deserve accolades. First, let’s get this straight. This ain’t no stinking lobby for some sort of lifetime achievement awards...

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  11. Football: Is It Real, Or Is It Fantasy?

    QB in pain: A sight feared by fantasy football owners and NFL fans alike. With the possible exception of dwindling 401ks, expanding waistlines and gray hair, there’s nothing fantasy football owners fear more than injuries to key players...

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  12. Farewell, Camelot: A Final Tribute to Senator Ted Kennedy

    During his moving eulogy, Ted Kennedy, Jr., surprised the guests attending his father’s funeral — and millions more on national television — with the revelation that Senator Ted Kennedy had once been recruited by the Green Bay Packers.

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  13. Dawgs Living in A Fantasy World As Draft Day Approaches

    Eli Manning and the rest of the Giants quarterbacks get ready for the 2009 season. In the overall scheme of life, vacations are not real. Get up when you want to get up, go where you want to go...

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  14. Strange, Unusual Sports Facts from the NHL, NFL, MLB, and NBA

    Joe Pepitone and John Lennon had something in common. They were both born on October 9, 1940, Pepitone in Brooklyn and Lennon in Liverpool, England...

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  15. Bat Day, A Tradition Unlike Any Other, Is Alive And Well

    The original Bats began a tradition in 1973 that continues to this day. Back in the summer of 1973, a group of Holy Cross College recent grads and assorted friends rented a house in Holden, Massachusetts, outside the city of Worcester, for three months..

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  16. Every Day Was Christmas Day for Yankees in 1961

    The greatest home run race of all time featured the M&M boys, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle. Maris hit 61 home runs in 1961 and Mantle belted 54. Growing up a Yankee fan in New York, every day was Christmas day in 1961...

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  17. Elementary, My Dear Watson: Blanda's NFL Senior Moments

    Tom Watson, who came oh so close to winning the British Open at age 59, is not the only senior citizen to achieve success in sports...

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  18. July 20, 1969: Man on The Moon, Baseball As Usual

    Casey Stengel always said the Mets would win when they put a man on the Moon. Both miracles happened in 1969. The whole world didn’t stop on July 20, 1969, when astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the Moon...

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  19. Nine for Cooperstown: These Active Players Headed for Hall

    Derek Jeter, left, and Mariano Rivera are sure bets for the Hall of Fame. From this catbird’s seat, the SportsLifer sees nine active players heading for the Hall of Fame. Criteria for consideration includes at least a 10-year, major league resume...

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  20. Sultans Swinging for Glory in Nightcap Fantasy Baseball

    Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval, Kung Fu Panda, was a sleeper pick in fantasy baseball drafts this year. Now if he ever gets a couple more games at catcher… It’s been a topsy-turvy ...

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  21. When Yogi Berra Speaks, We All Listen

    Yogisms always seem to catch a deeper meaning. As Yogi Berra likes to remind us, he didn’t actually say everything he said...

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  22. Marichal And Spahn And A Classic by The Bay

    Juan Marichal, left, gives Wilie Mays a playful hug after the Giants – behind Mays home run — beat Warren Spahn and the Braves, 1-0, in 16 innings on July 2, 1963...

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  23. Leetch: Hall of Famer, On And Off The Ice

    Brian Leetch, here scoring in Game Seven of the 1994 Stanley cup finals, showed true class and character in helping children who lost parents on 9/11...

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  24. Happy Father's Day, Dad

    The first college football game ever televised, Waynesburg vs. Fordham in 1939 On a steamy August Saturday afternoon in the summer of 1938, New York right-hander Monte Pearson pitched the first no-hitter in Yankee Stadium history...

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  25. The Ins and Outs of Baseball's Hall of Fame

    Despite a 266-251 lifetime record, Eppa Rixey is in the Hall of Fame. Who’s in? Who’s out? The question of who belongs in the Hall of Fame — and consequently who doesn’t — sparks endless debate among baseball fans...

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