1. MLB: 13 Most Absurd Fan-on-the-Field Videos in Baseball History

    Throughout baseball history, there’s always some idiot in the crowd who thinks he can run on the field and get away with it...

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  2. David Wright: New York Mets Third Baseman Hopefully Staying Put

    If the Mets could only keep one of their young superstars to be the face of the franchise for the next decade, would you choose Jose Reyes or David Wright ? This is a very difficult question since each comes with a certain price tag and skill set...

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  3. Mike Piazza: Former New York Mets Catcher a Very Spiritual Man

    At a recent golf outing benefiting the Brooklyn/Queens CYO athletic program, I was lucky enough to meet and interview the legendary Mike Piazza . Not only was he a great baseball player, but he is an even nicer person...

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  4. MLB's 17 Greatest In-Season Memorials of All-Time

    Though it’s unfortunate that many memorable moments in baseball have occurred in the wake of a death, the game has done a fine job in properly honoring those players...

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  5. Frank Catalanotto: Former New York Met Adjusting to Life After Baseball

    Former New York Met Frank Catalanotto is a busy man these days. Whether he’s attending one of his four daughters’ sporting events or speaking to local little leagues, the Smithtown, ...

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  6. NBA Draft 2011: Grading the Top 12 Power Forwards

    With the NBA draft approaching this Thursday, the major hype has been focused on a point guard, Kyrie Irving, and a small forward, Derrick Williams...

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  7. Brooklyn Cyclones: New York Mets Single-A Affiliate Season Preview

    While the big club has played good baseball over the past few weeks, the New York Mets ' Single-A short season affiliate, the Brooklyn Cyclones, open their season this Friday night on the road against the Staten Island Yankees...

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  8. 2011 MLB Trade Ideas: Who Are the Biggest Players for Jose Reyes, Jered Weaver?

    Two of baseball’s premier players—Jose Reyes and Jered Weaver —may be available at this year’s trade deadline. Reyes is a free agent after this season, while Weaver will hit free agency after the 2012 season...

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  9. New York Mets Showing Fight, but Lack Killer Instinct

    It’s funny how the two players that we all figure will be traded by the end of the season—Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran—are carrying the New York Mets...

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  10. 2011 MLB Draft Results: 5 Draftees Mostly Likely to Become All-Stars by 2015

    Lots of talented prospects were selected in Monday night’s first round of the MLB first-year player draft. Though many of these players may never reach the majors, others will go on to have successful professional careers...

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  11. New York Mets: Chris Capuano Has Been a Tough Luck Pitcher

    When looking at Chris Capuano’s stats, anyone unfamiliar with the Mets would think he’s having a pretty poor season. However, it’s been quite the opposite for the lefty...

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  12. New York Mets: Why Brandon Nimmo and Not a Pitcher?

    The New York Mets need pitching, pitching and more pitching. That’s why it’s quite strange that the team selected high school outfielder Brandon Nimmo with the No...

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  13. 2011 NBA Finals: Could Dwyane Wade Be More Valuable than LeBron James?

    Dwyane Wade only had seven points after the first half in Game 1 of the 2011 NBA Finals, but his second half performance had “MVP” written all over it...

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  14. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Why the Dallas Mavericks Are Far from Done

    The Miami Heat took Game 1 of the 2011 NBA Finals over the Dallas Mavericks . But the Mavs are far from done in this series. Dallas can easily rebound to take the next game, which then turns the Finals into at least a best-of-five series...

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  15. 2011 MLB Draft: 5 Prospects Closest to Being MLB-Ready

    Every team hopes that its draft picks will mature quickly in the minor leagues and have productive Major League careers starting from a young age. However, such is not always the case, even with the highest-touted prospects...

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  16. NBA Trade Rumors: Should Nets Trade Deron Williams If He Doesn't Sign Extension?

    Deron Williams instantly changed the culture of the New Jersey Nets once he was acquired from the Utah Jazz in late February. Though his lingering wrist injury caused him to play just 12 games, the signs of improvement were definitely apparent...

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  17. New York Mets: 5 Players Not on Opening Day Roster Who Have Made Contributions

    For the New York Mets , depth was a major issue heading into the season. Like in 2009, the injury bug has plagued the team, only earlier this year than anyone expected...

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  18. Tiger Woods: 15 Things He Needs To Do in Order To Right the Ship

    Tiger Woods is far from the dominant force he once was in late 1990s and early 2000s. However, he’s been on the decline since his personal problems became public and his injury troubles kicked in...

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  19. Buster Posey Injury: Long-Term Impact for the San Francisco Giants

    San Francisco Giants star catcher Buster Posey is likely out for the remainder of the season with a fractured bone in his left leg. Florida Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins collided with Posey while trying to score on a sacrifice fly...

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  20. New York Mets: Who Else Is Sick of Jason Bay?

    Jason Bay has been a Met for a year and two months. During this time, he has been a major disappointment since signing a four-year, $66 million deal with a fifth-year vesting option...

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  21. NJ Nets: Final 2011 Report Cards for Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and the Team

    The New Jersey Nets had a much improved season from their dreadful 2009-2010 campaign, but the team still missed the playoffs by 13 games...

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  22. Mike Brown Hired as Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach: What It Means for the Team

    Though Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw appeared to be the favorite to replace the legendary Phil Jackson, the Lakers instead agreed to a four-year, $18.25 million deal with former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Mike Brown...

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  23. New York Mets: What Happens When Injured Players Return?

    Though setbacks have delayed their return to action, Angel Pagan, David Wright and Ike Davis will eventually be healthy enough to play. In fact, Pagan is expected back in the lineup this Friday...

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  24. NBA Draft 2011: Jimmer Fredette and the 12 Worst Defenders in the Draft

    When NBA scouts analyze talent among college or international players, defense is often overlooked if a player has a strong offensive game...

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  25. NBA Free Agency 2011: 5 Teams Who Could Use Glen 'Big Baby' Davis

    Glen "Big Baby" Davis will be a free agent this offseason, and rumors about his new destination have already surfaced. Davis finished fourth on the Celtics in scoring, averaging 11...

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