1. Mets Journeyman Rice Finds Success with First Major League Job

    The wait was worth it in so many ways. After spending a baseball lifetime in the minors, Scott Rice leads the Mets in appearances this year with 10. The lefty's ERA is 1...

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  2. R.A. Dickey Praises Matt Harvey, Cautions Him to 'Stay Humble'

    On a clubhouse television, the image of the next Mets ace glimmered on a highlight reel. At a corner locker in his new home, R.A. Dickey watched Matt Harvey, his successor as the anchor of the Mets staff, blaze fastballs past the Washington Nationals .

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  3. Zack Wheeler Struggling This Season with Triple-A Las Vegas

    Mets top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler may be further away than first thought. With the Mets hoping Wheeler can save this season as their third starter, he fell flat Friday at ...

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  4. Shaun Marcum Could Make Mets Debut on Saturday vs. Phillies

    Shaun Marcum is 70 to 75 pitches away from making his Mets debut. Marcum, who has yet to join the team and was recently diagnosed with nerve inflammation in his neck, is scheduled to pitch an extended spring training game camp in Port St...

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  5. Buck, Bullpen Back Gee as Mets Win a Close One

    Earlier this weekend, after dropping winnable contests to the Rockies and Nationals , Mets third baseman David Wright lamented the Mets' inability to win close games...

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  6. Phillies Dispatch Cardinals with Four-Run Eighth

    It's a manager's responsibility to consider everything during the course of the game. So when Ben Revere came to the plate with one out, the bases loaded and the score tied in the bottom ...

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  7. Ruiz Headed for Second X-Ray; Young Begins Rehab Assignment

    Catcher Carlos Ruiz will have a second X-ray on his left wrist Monday. Is this reason for worry? “No,” Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Sunday. “It's just a precaution...

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  8. Pettibone to Start Monday; Dubee Mum on Halladay

    Back in spring training, Jonathan Pettibone described himself as being “on Cloud 9” when he was grouped with Cole Hamels, Roy Halladay and Kyle Kendrick during a team golf outing...

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  9. As many as eight Avs could make World Championship teams

    P.A. Parenteau, Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly each told me today they would be honored to play for Team Canada at the upcoming World Championship from May 3-19 in Stockholm, Sweden, ...

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  10. Edmonton Oilers at Colorado Avalanche

    Edmonton's young winger, the No. 1 overall draft pick last summer, has five points (two goals) in his past five games to climb to third in the rookie scoring chase...

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  11. McLeod Shows More Than Fighting Chance with Focus Now on Offense

    By working more with his stick than his fists, gap-toothed Cody McLeod is allowing his knuckles to heal while his smile widens. He still provides a spark for the Avalanche , but is doing it with goals, not fights...

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  12. Ilya Kovalchuk Skates on Devils' Fifth Line in Practice

    Ilya Kovalchuk skated as an extra forward on the Devils' fifth line in practice today at the AmeriHealth Pavilion. Kovalchuk has missed 11 games with a right shoulder injury...

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  13. Kovalchuk: It's Not in My Mind to Sit Out Rest of Season

    Ilya Kovalchuk wants to play again this season even if the Devils are eliminated from playoff contention before he returns from a right shoulder injury...

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  14. Pete DeBoer: I'm a Better Coach Than I Was a Year Ago Despite Record

    Who takes the blame if the Devils miss the playoffs after going all the way to the Stanley Cup Final last year? Often, it is the coach, but there are few who think Pete DeBoer is mainly at fault if the Devils miss...

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  15. Should Buffalo Buyout Ville Leino?

    It wasn't too long ago, when Terry Pegula took over as owner of the Buffalo Sabres . And after an early exit from the playoffs that same year, Pegula made it quite clear that changes would be made...

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  16. Sabres' Game Saturday in Pittsburgh Moved to Tuesday

    Because of today's events surrounding the manhunt in Boston, the National Hockey League has postponed tonight's Penguins - Bruins game at TD Garden and will try to play it tomorrow at 12:30...

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  17. Vanek on Teams' Stick Salute: It Was Just to Appreciate the People Who Came

    The stirring national anthem sung by the entire TD Garden crowd and the postgame, two-team stick salute to the fans seem to be the most lasting images from last night's amazing game in Boston...

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  18. Barry Sanders, Adrian Peterson Face Off in Madden 25 Cover Vote

    Two running backs with Oklahoma ties are in the finals of the cover vote for the EA Sports video game Madden 25. Barry Sanders, who attended Oklahoma State University and played for the Detroit Lions, is one finalist...

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  19. Former Sooner Quinton Carter Has New Court Date on Felony Charges

    A judge agreed Thursday to postpone action in a felony case alleging that Denver Broncos safety Quinton Carter added $5 to craps bets after the dice already rolled at a southern Nevada casino...

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  20. David Cornwell, Justice Hansen Head ESPN150

    Next year's quarterback class is strong in the state. Further evidence of that came Thursday when a pair of state QBs were named in the ESPN150 ranking of the country's top prospects for the 2014 class...

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  21. USC Quarterback Thompson Speaks at Local YMCA

    South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson took a break from the football field and stepped onto the basketball court Thursday morning...

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  22. SEC Dominates Class Recruiting Rankings

    When you look at the SEC's run of six straight national championships, you have to look directly at the conference's foundation: recruiting...

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  23. Arkansas Reportedly Won't Reciprocate Michael Dyer's Interest

    If deposed Auburn running back Michael Dyer is to make a return to the FBS level, it appears Arkansas will not likely be a destination...

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  24. Walker Working Way Back from Injury with New Number

    Arkansas running back Kody Walker needed to make the change. His original number with the Razorbacks had provided some bad memories through two-injury plagued years. The Jefferson City, Mo...

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  25. Four Downs: Carr Showing Presence at Middle Linebacker

    Chris Ash's explanation on how Daunte Carr ended up at middle linebacker this spring isn't exactly an inspiring tale. Simply put, the Razorbacks didn't have many options as they tried to put players in various positions before practices began...

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