1. 2011 MLB Playoffs: Uncertainty Surrounds Yankees for A.J. Burnett's Game 4 Start

    On Sunday afternoon, MLB .com reported that A.J. Burnett would get the start in Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers ...

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  2. Ivan Nova: What Having a True No. 2 Does to Yankees' Chances for a Pennant

    Rookie pitcher Ivan Nova made his MLB postseason debut last night, replacing CC Sabathia in the continuation of a Game 1 suspended by rain. Nova pitched from the top of the third all the way through the ninth, allowing just four hits and two runs...

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  3. MLB Playoffs 2011: 10 Questions Surrounding the New York Yankees in the ALDS

    The New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers will resume their American League Division Series Saturday night at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx...

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  4. 25 Underappreciated NHL Players That Don't Get Enough Press

    Whether you have been a fan of the NHL for a long time or are just starting to get into hockey, you notice almost right away that you can never hear enough about a select group of players...

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  5. Mellon Arena Demolition: Reflections on the Pittsburgh Penguins' Historic Home

    March 14, 2009. I remember it like it was yesterday. There I was, wide-eyed and giddy like a little kid on Christmas morning, sitting on a bus pulling up to Mellon Arena...

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  6. 30 NHL Sophomores To Watch in the 2011-12 Season

    Last year, over 200 players made their NHL debuts. While a few stuck with their teams for the whole season, others only got short cups of coffee...

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  7. 10 Things to Look Forward to for the 2011-12 NHL Season

    Training camps opened for NHL teams today, marking the end of summer as players get back to work. The focus is on winning games and preparing to take the Stanley Cup from the Boston Bruins...

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  8. New York Yankees: Reviewing Derek Jeter's New Book

    Although I’m a hockey fan at heart, I join my family in following the New York Yankees during what seems like an eternal offseason for my beloved sport...

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  9. NHL Player Deaths: What Fans Can Learn from Boogaard, Rypien and Belak Tragedies

    Let’s make two things clear: I am not here to discuss in depth the problems these three NHL players had leading to their deaths. I am also not here to talk about what the league can do to prevent more problems in the future...

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  10. An NHL Fan's Guide to Getting Through the Summer

    Although the NHL schedule has been out since the end of June, it has not quite been enough to cure hockey fans of their summer withdrawal. Fans are looking for anything to keep them going until the regular season kicks off in October...

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  11. Experiences Every NHL Fan Should Have

    It's pretty cool to be a hockey fan. We get to watch one of the most action-packed sports on the planet. Our championship trophy has a legacy that cannot be replicated...

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  12. The Scariest In-Game Accidents in Hockey History

    Hockey is a fast-paced game. Players deal with their opponents going by them at high speed and shooting pucks at more than 100 miles per hour...

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  13. Dan Bylsma: Why He'll Be Coaching the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Long Term

    In three seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins , Dan Bylsma has led the team to its third Stanley Cup title, guided them to two other playoff appearances and captured the Jack Adams Trophy as the NHL ’s Coach of the Year...

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  14. Baby Penguins Banter: AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Free Agency Update

    Although the majority of attention is on NHL teams as they sign free agents, American Hockey League teams also have roster spots to fill, and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are no exception...

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  15. NHL Free Agency: 7 Teams Helped the Most by Free Agency

    The first weekend of free-agent frenzy has been filled with interesting twists. Players have packed their bags for rivals, and trades have come out of nowhere...

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  16. Max Talbot and Jaromir Jagr: How Will They Shape the Penguins-Flyers Rivalry?

    The infamous Pittsburgh Penguins - Philadelphia Flyers will begin a new chapter in the 2011-12 season. Sidney Crosby , Marc-Andre Fleury and company will have to wait until December to take on a vastly different Flyers team...

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  17. NHL Free Agency 2011: Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Steve Sullivan

    The Penguins made a move to make up for the losses of Max Talbot and Mike Rupp by signing Steve Sullivan , who spent the last seven seasons with the Nashville Predators . His contract will be for one year and is worth $1...

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  18. NHL Free Agency 2011: Mike Rupp Joins New York Rangers

    Tough guy Mike Rupp, who spent the last two seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins , has signed a three-year, $4.5 million deal with the New York Rangers . TSN's Bob McKenzie broke the news on his Twitter account earlier this afternoon...

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  19. NHL Free Agency 2011: Maxime Talbot Crosses Enemy Lines, Signs with Flyers

    Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot, who became an unrestricted free agent today, signed a five-year contract with the Penguins' biggest rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers . According to TSN , Talbot's deal is worth $9 million...

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  20. NHL Free Agency 2011: Pittsburgh Penguins Re-Sign Tyler Kennedy

    Not long after the Pittsburgh Penguins rid themselves of the Jaromir Jagr drama , they brought back forward Tyler Kennedy , signing the center to a two-year contract that will run through the 2012-13 season...

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  21. NHL Free Agency 2011: Pittsburgh Penguins Withdraw Jaromir Jagr Contract Offer

    On Friday morning, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that they withdrew a one-year, $2 million contract offer for team legend Jaromir Jagr. Jagr was looking to return to the NHL after spending the last three seasons playing in the KHL in Russia...

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  22. NHL Free Agency 2011: The Free Agents Teams Don't Want to Lose

    The first day of NHL free agency is this Friday, July 1, and teams are scrambling to sign their best players before other organizations can offer them more money two days from now...

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  23. Pittsburgh Penguins: A Month-by-Month Breakdown of the 2011-2012 Schedule

    Last week, the NHL released the 2011-2012 schedule for all 30 teams in the league. Every team has big games that they have highlighted on their calendars, and the Pittsburgh Penguins are no different...

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  24. 2011-2012 NHL Season: Predicting Atlantic Division Standings After Flyers Trades

    On Thursday, the Philadelphia Flyers gave their roster a major overhaul when they traded away leading goal scorer Jeff Carter and team captain Mike Richards...

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  25. 2011 NHL Draft: Ranking Each Team's Draft Success over the Last 10 Years

    Each year, NHL general managers take to the floor at the NHL Entry Draft to find their next crop of stars...

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