1. Mets-Braves: New York Loses on Walk-Off Hit and Error

    ATLANTA—Looking to build on a strong performance out of Mike Pelfrey on Monday night, the Mets sent their ace Johan Santana to the mound against the Braves. Santana had one bad inning the entire game, and it was the third...

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  2. Ranking all 32 NFL Quarterbacks: AFC North

    It's not quite training camp yet, but it's never too early to talk some football. Continuing today, I'll rank the 32 quarterbacks in the NFL based on where they stand in their respective divisions...

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  3. The Mets Go for Mini Sweep of the Braves with Johan Santana on the Hill

    It's always nice to win a game when your team's entire front office comes to visit. You know that when it happens, you're probably going bad...

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  4. Mike Pelfrey Solid As New York Mets Snap Five-Game Losing Streak

    ATLANTA-- If there was a ever a time for a much-needed victory, this was it for the Mets with the entire brass coming to Atlanta for a meeting...

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  5. Ranking all 32 NFL Quarterbacks: AFC East

    It's not quite training camp yet, but it's never too early to talk some football. Starting today, I'll rank the 32 quarterbacks in the NFL based on where they stand in their respective divisions...

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  6. Mets-Braves: Mike Pelfrey Sent to the Mound with New York Needing Wins

    ATLANTA—Things have gotten so bad for the Mets that their general manager has decided to watch them in person on the road...

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  7. The Top 10 Teams in Major League Baseball: May 16

    We are almost a quarter of the way through the Major League Baseball season. It's been one of the strangest beginnings to a season regarding teams that are in the race and not...

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  8. New York Mets Fight Hard, but Chris Coghlan Finishes Off Sweep

    Everything is seemingly going wrong for the Mets these days. They're making fundamental errors, not pitching well, and not getting clutch hits. Now, though, it's getting pretty serious...

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  9. Mets Try and Avoid Sweep to Marlins with Jonathan Niese on the Mound

    If you think about where the Mets were on April 30 and where they are now, it's almost unexplainable. On that Friday night, April 30, in Philadelphia, the Mets had just crushed the Phillies 9-1 and won their eighth-in-a-row...

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  10. Five Reasons Why the New York Mets Are Starting To Look Like a Bad Team

    The Mets got off to a very poor start this season. They were 2-6 and it looked like they were on their way to 100 losses. Then all of a sudden they caught fire en route to a 9-1 home stand, eight straight wins and a 14-9 record...

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  11. Mets-Marlins: Maine Struggles, Mets Lose Another Road Series

    MIAMI—To start the game, John Maine did something that maybe Oliver Perez had never done. He walked the first three batters of the game on 12 pitches. It was so inexplicable and mind boggling that I have no clue how to break it down...

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  12. LeBron James to the Knicks?: Ten Backup Plans

    Everyone already knows that LeBron James will be the hottest NBA free-agent out there come July 1. Every Knicks fan would love to see argubaly the best player in the game on their team...

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  13. New York Mets Rely on John Maine To Win in Miami

    John Maine, after a very slow start to his Oliver Perez-like season, has turned the corner. He has thrown a quality start in each of his last three outings...

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  14. Oliver Perez Serves Up 4 Home Runs in New York Mets' Defeat To Marlins

    MIAMI-- After a start in which Oliver Perez walked seven batters in 3 1/3 innings, blaming it on cold conditions, he had abolutely no excuse for this terrible outing...

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  15. LeBron James to the New York Knicks: 5 Convincing Reasons

    The Cleveland Cavaliers were eliminated from the playoffs last night, which means the end of the season for LeBron James. Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that there's a lot of speculation on where he will end up next season...

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  16. Mets Should Have Built Citi Field For David Wright

    The Mets should have built their new stadium for their "franchise" player. Although they probably laid out the plans for building Citi Field before they drafted David Wright, they should've changed things up a little bit once they got him...

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  17. New York Mets Hope Oliver Perez Rebounds Against Florida Marlins

    Oliver Perez was absolutely atrocious in his last start. He walked seven batters in 3 1/3 innings, throwing nearly 100 pitches. That is just flat out unacceptable...

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  18. How Much More Patience Does The New York Mets' Front Office Have?

    Under the Omar Minaya era has come a lot of twists and turns, ups and downs. When he replaced previous General Manager Steve Phillips after the 2004 season, he knew there was a lot of work to be done...

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  19. Mets Lose Heartbreaker On Game-Ending Wild Pitch

    MIAMI—It was supposed to be a marquee pitching match up between two aces. It was exactly that as both Johan Santana and Josh Johnson shined. It was also a game of fantastic defense...

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  20. Mets' Next Stretch of Games will Prove Who They Are

    The Mets are about to begin a stretch of games against some of the top teams in the NL, or at least teams that can give you trouble. Their upcoming schedule shows the Mets playing Florida, Atlanta, Washington, the Yankees, Philadelphia, and San Diego...

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  21. Mets Begin 4-Game Series Against Pesky Marlins In Miami

    MIAMI-- It always seems as if when the Mets and Marlins match up over the last couple of seasons, there's always one Johan Santana-Josh Johnson battle. That battle will happen again today and for the second time this season...

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  22. What's Wrong With The Mets Lineup and How Should It Look?

    Ever since the departure of Carlos Delgado and injury problems to Carlos Beltran, the Mets haven't been able to find the perfect lineup. In 2006, when the Mets won 97 games en route to the NLCS, they had the deepest lineup in the entire National League...

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  23. Roger Bernadina 'Berns' Mets In Finale

    NEW YORK-- The Mets would have loved to come away with a winning home stand after losing a couple of games. They had the clear pitching advantage and were playing with some confidence after Tuesday night's thrilling win...

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  24. Mets Go For Series Win With Big Pelf On The Mound

    NEW YORK-- After the best win of their season, the Mets will attempt to win a series from the Nationals and complete a winning home stand when they send Mike Pelfrey to the mound...

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  25. Down 4 In Eighth, Mets Rally With 6 to Beat Nationals

    NEW YORK-- Trying to avoid losing the series to the upstart Nationals, and missing out on a chance for a winning home stand, the Mets sent young Jon Niese to the mound opposite Scott Olsen...

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