1. This season and beyond: Chipper Jones, Mets killer, is far from done

    Chipper Jones doesn't see 2012 as a farewell tour. The future Hall of Famer has plenty left in the tank. (Photo: Reuters/John Amis) Chipper Jones, the Atlanta Braves’ longtime switch-hitting third baseman, will turn 40 in April...

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  2. Once an ace, John Maine tries to get back on the map with Red Sox

    John Maine has had a trying career. Can it be resurrected in Boston? (Photo: Gus Ruelas/EPA) On September 29th, 2007, New York Mets ace John Maine toed the rubber against the Florida Marlins trying to keep his team in the playoff hunt...

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  3. Fifteen years later, Prince Fielder becomes the King of Motown once more

    “Well, just put it this way, at 10 past three, about 20 minutes after Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports broke this story, I talked to Jim Leyland. He didn’t know anything about it...

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  4. Against Clippers, Love and Rubio fuel surprising and promising Timberwolves

    Ricky Rubio (far right) tied the game, while Kevin Love (center) shocked the Clippers. (AP Photo/Mark J...

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  5. Fausto no more: the deceit that made a baseball career possible

    After years as the conjured Fausto Carmona, Roberto Hernandez Heredia is arrested. (Photo: Reuters/Mark Blinch) I’m not saying it’s right, but were I raised ...

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  6. The legend of Jorge Vazquez and his journey to the Bronx

    Jorge Vazquez has been hitting moonshots for many years. Will he finally get to hit them out of Yankees Stadium? (Photo: Zimbio) On Friday, the New York Yankees sent Jesus Montero packing...

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  7. An injury-riddled career, but Tracy McGrady is back and helping the Hawks

    On December 9th, 2004, Tracy McGrady did something unbelievable. His Houston Rockets were down 76-68 to the San Antonio Spurs at home with 35 seconds remaining. Then they weren’t behind at all...

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  8. Javy Lopez and Bill Mueller: not Hall of Famers, but memorable nonetheless

    Javy Lopez supplied a high average and plenty of power for the consistently successful Braves. Twenty-seven names are on the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ...

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  9. The Day Was Won: Ducks prevail for first Rose Bowl win in 95 years

    Entering the 2012 Rose Bowl against the dangerous Wisconsin Badgers, the Oregon Ducks were trying to get a couple of monkeys off their back...

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  10. The potential resurrection: Michael Redd signs with Phoenix Suns

    Can Michael Redd's career be resurrected in Phoenix? Michael Redd’s 11-year NBA journey has taken him down many welcoming and unwelcoming streets ...

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  11. Red Sox make perplexing move for Bailey as A's continue to rebuild

    Josh Reddick, who was believed to be the future in right-field, goes from Boston to Oakland. (Photo: Reuters/Adam Hunger) The Oakland Athletics are known for Moneyball , ...

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  12. The thin market for big Prince Fielder: where will he end up?

    Prince Fielder, one of the game's best power hitters, is still without a team. (Photo: Reuters/Jeff Haynes) Prince Fielder, in the heart of his prime and equipped with one ...

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  13. The stardom, downfall, and potential resurrection of Michael Redd

    Once upon a time, Michael Redd was incredibly underrated and one of the game's best scorers. That was far too long ago. (Photo: Cleveland...

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  14. The King of Kings: Peja Stojakovic retires as one of NBA's purest shooters

    Three fingers were held up often by Peja Stojakovic's teammates in celebration throughout his superb career. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) As a fan of the NBA growing up, I had an unexpected favorite team...

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  15. Farewell, Jed Lowrie: Red Sox trade oft-injured infielder to Astros

    Jed Lowrie will hopefully be congratulated on a regular basis with Houston. (Photo: Reuters/Dave Kaup) Four years ago, Jed Lowrie was moving up the ladder in the Boston Red Sox farm system as their top hitting minor-leauger...

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  16. By breaking bank for Pujols and Wilson, Angels take long-term risks

    Albert Pujols did indeed say goodbye to St. Louis after helping the franchise to a championship, signing with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim...

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  17. Risky move: Marlins give Reyes an unwarranted King's ransom

    The Mets fans thanked him, and now Jose Reyes is thanking the Miami Marlins for their hefty investment. (Reuters/Ray Stubblebine) The Florida Marlins had been known for their inability to keep star players...

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  18. How the impossible happened in St. Louis: Chronicling the 2011 Cardinals

    How did David Freese's St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese win a championship? It was a wild ride. (Photo: Reuters Charlie Riedel The St. Louis Cardinals are World Series Champions...

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  19. Ellsbury, Kemp deserved MVP awards more than Verlander, Braun

    Matt Kemp nor Jacoby Ellsbury won awards their amazing 2011 seasons warranted. What a shame. (Photo: NBC Sports) After their performances this season, the Boston Red Sox’s ...

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  20. James' Ducks dismantle Luck's Cardinal, prove who is Pac-12′s best

    The Black Mamba (hoisted in air) struck again as part of a well-oiled Oregon machine that dismantled Stanford...

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  21. Phillies overpay Papelbon to leave Red Sox scrambling

    Signing a $50 million deal, Jonathan Papelbon will be taking his talents to Philadelphia. (Photo: Reuters/JoeGiza) The Philadelphia Phillies have signed Jonathan Papelbon ...

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  22. Paterno's firing is just the beginning

    They all knew. All of them. (Photo: Reuters/Pat Little) The Penn State Board of Trustees fired Joe Paterno, the football team’s head coach since 1966, over the phone ...

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  23. Epstein's Cubs, Cherington's Red Sox duel for a manager

    On Monday afternoon, Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino said the team was in the “fourth inning” of its managerial search. If Mike Maddux hadn’t withdrawn his name from their hat Lucchino and company may be in the later innings...

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  24. Where oh where will the top Free Agents land? Part 2

    Is Jimmy Rollins headed back to Philadelphia? (Photo: Reuters/Tim Shaffer) After predicting the destinations for this baseball offseason’s top-five free-agents , it is time to finish out the top-ten...

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  25. Where oh where will the top Free Agents land? Part 1

    Was this really goodbye for Jose Reyes and the Mets? (Photo: Reuters/Ray Stubblebine) There are many questions surrounding who will manage the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red ...

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