1. New York Yankees: The Good, Bad and Ugly as Yanks Continue Up and Down Play

    Up until last night's game, the New York Yankees had the longest stretch of games (26) without a winning streak of any first place team in MLB history. Truly unbelievable...

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  2. 5 New York Yankees Who Will Explode in September

    New York Yankee fans have been patiently waiting for one of their veteran stars to break out and deliver the kind of September that makes October playoff baseball a reality...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 2,018 reads 9 comments

  3. New York Jets: Inspired by Competition, Mark Sanchez Excels in Opener

    Look up the noun, ‘competition’, in your copy of Merriam-Webster and you’ll see listed under the second definition of the word, "a contest between rivals...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 866 reads 4 comments

  4. New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox September 11-13 Series Preview

    The Yankees have blasted their way to the highest home run total in the majors, and they're currently tied for first in team OPS. Yet they have had odd struggles batting with runners in scoring position...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 1,551 reads 5 comments

  5. Baltimore Orioles Late-Season Excitement Evokes Memories of '95 New York Yankees

    Baltimore Orioles' manager Buck Showalter would know better than anyone what all of the enthusiasm and excitement at Camden Yards late this summer feels like...

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  6. Curtis Granderson Hopes to Regain Home-Run Stroke to Power Yankees to Playoffs

    Since the start of the 2011 MLB season, no player has hit more home runs than New York Yankee Curtis Granderson...

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  7. CC Sabathia: New York Yankees Need Their Workhorse to Dominate in September

    The sky is not falling in the Bronx, but it would be nice for the New York Yankees ' top pitcher, CC Sabathia , to get on a roll and shut the Yankees' top competitors out of the postseason...

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  8. 5 Teams That Could Make 2014 Free-Agent Pitch for Yankees Star Robinson Cano

    The Yankees have a lot on their minds these days, though nothing is more important than locking up the AL East division crown and punching a ticket to the postseason...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 2,867 reads 20 comments

  9. Despite Injuries and Hitting Struggles the New York Yankees Must Carry on

    Injuries have been killer for the 2012 New York Yankees . Incredibly, look at the standings and you see a team with a three-game lead and plenty of chances to bury their closest division competitors as we sit on the brink of September...

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  10. Roger Federer Charges Toward Another U.S. Open Title

    Roger Federer is hoping to seize the moment in what may be his last great opportunity to win a major tennis tournament...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 2,750 reads 6 comments

  11. 5 Players New York Yankees Must Rely Upon Most Down the Stretch

    Injuries, slumps, red-hot competitors, trades and waiver acquisitions. The Yankees have seen it all. And we're just talking about the last 30 days...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 1,766 reads 6 comments

  12. New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians August 24-26 Series Preview

    The New York Yankees suddenly look vulnerable coming off a three-game sweep in the Second City but they hope that a visit to Cleveland will be the elixir that they need to start rebuilding their once-big lead over the Tampa Bay Rays ...

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  13. New York Yankees: As Phil Hughes Goes, the Yankees Go

    Phil Hughes and the New York Yankees have mirrored each other with striking consistency this season. In the month of April, the Yankees scuffled out of the gates the first few weeks, and so did the southern California native Hughes...

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  14. New York Yankees Report Card Grades at the 3/4 Mark of the 2012 Season

    The New York Yankees are the only team in baseball whose fans can frequently think that the sky is falling, particularly after any kind of losing streak. Yet as Robert Plant and Jimmy Page once wrote, “The Song Remains the Same...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 527 reads 5 comments

  15. NFL Wide Receivers: 10 Best Wide Receivers Entering the 2012 Season

    Rejoice, football fans! It’s only two weeks until the 2012 NFL season kicks off, and everyone’s getting a little bit antsy for the first glimpse of their favorite teams...

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  16. 5 Reasons Derek Lowe Could Pay Huge Dividends for the New York Yankees

    What's old is new again in the Bronx. That's the way the New York Yankees are looking at their player acquisitions these days. On July 23, the Yankees traded for Ichiro Suzuki, and the move has already paid off; Ichiro is hitting ...

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  17. Expect the Unexpected with the 2012 New York Yankees

    A 37-year-old veteran that was supposed to be a No. 3 starter who instead has a sub-3.00 ERA and is the staff’s ace. An aging All-Star—believed to be done last year—still at the top of his game...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 726 reads 7 comments

  18. Yankees Baseball: Freddy Garcia Regains His Form to Propel Yankees' 2nd Half

    The question in 2011 for the New York Yankees pitching rotation was: Where would they be without Freddy Garcia ? The answer, as we found out, was likely on the outside of the playoffs looking in...

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  19. New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers August 13-16 Series Preview

    The two best teams in the American League are set to duke it out this week over four games, as the Texas Rangers come to the Bronx to battle the New York Yankees ...

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  20. 5 Reasons to Believe There's Still Hope for Joba Chamberlain

    Nine hits, four earned runs and two strikeouts in 4.1 innings pitched. That's Joba Chamberlain 's run down so far in 2012...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about almost 2 years ago 1,166 reads 2 comments

  21. 5 Best Hitters in Major League Baseball Now

    Major League Baseball pitching's earned run average (ERA) has been in a steady decline for the past seven seasons and correspondingly; so has hitters' on-base plus slugging percentage (OPS)...

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  22. Derek Jeter Is New York Yankees' Old Reliable for This Generation

    2012 has been quite a year for major league shortstops. Jose Reyes has mesmerized crowds with his blazing speed, wreaking havoc on the basepaths ...

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  23. Why Hiroki Kuroda Has Been a Revelation for the New York Yankees in 2012

    If you look closely enough, you'll find right there, nestled in the No. 2 spot in the New York Yankees ' rotation, the unassuming and quietly dominant Hiroki Kuroda . In late May, Kuroda's ERA had ballooned to 4...

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  24. State of the New York Yankees with 2/3 of the Season in the Books

    The New York Yankees are 63-46 and four-and-a-half games up on the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East...

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  25. Most Popular Sports Teams from All of the United States

    Determining the most popular sports team from a particular city is not an easy task. Imagine trying to determine a favorite team for a given state...

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