1. Brett Gardner Impresses This Sceptic

    This humble writer has been a sceptic about Brett Gardner, chosen to be the starting center fielder as the New York Yankees begin the 2009 campaign. This humble writer is a fan of Melky Cabrera and had hoped Cabrera would win back his starting position...

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  2. Courtney Paris and Oklahoma: All Class!

    In last night's semifinal game the Oklahoma Lady Sooners lost to Louisville. But during the game and especially after the loss, we saw just how much class the team from Norman, Oklahoma has...

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  3. Why So Many Will Never Understand What Kentucky Needs in Its Next Coach

    Many people are now writing on who should be the next basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. John Calipari, coach at Memphis and former coach at UMass is mentioned...

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  4. What Does the Future Hold for Derek Jeter?

    Derek Jeter is a sports icon.Derek Jeter begins the 2009 baseball season as the shortstop of the New York Yankees for the 14th straight year.Derek Jeter has won four World Championships as a New York Yankee...

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  5. Mike Francesca: "Nolan Ryan Was Not a Great Pitcher!"

    Yesterday on his call in show on WFAN and the YES Network, sports guru, Mike Francesca repeatedly said that Nolan Ryan was not a "great pitcher...

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  6. Why Can't Pitchers Throw As Many Innings As They Used To?

    A couple of weeks ago I saw an interview of Tom Seaver on MLB network. He was asked if he ever had a pitch count when he was with the Mets. His answer was astonishing. He said "Yes, that his pitch count was probably about 135...

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  7. One Fan's 2009 Prediction for New York Yankees

    Opening Day is 17 days away. Expectations among players, management and fans are high with the acquisition of big name players and the return of stars downed by injuries...

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  8. Hitting Coach: Would You Teach Joe D's Swing Or Ted Williams'?

    Ted Williams was the greatest hitter in the history of baseball. I won't argue that. He was the last man to hit .400 for a season in 1941. He almost hit .400 again when he was 40 years old...

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  9. Cody Ransom Cannot Be the Answer for the New York Yankees

    Cody Ransom cannot be the answer for the New York Yankees. He is 33 years old. He has played 11 seasons in the minor leagues. His lifetime batting average in the minors is .242. IN THE MINORS! He has an on-base percentage of only ...

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  10. How Short Will The Yankee Line-Up Be Now?

    The news today is that New York Yankee third baseman, Alex Rodriguez, will have surgery to remove a cyst from his hip. It is unclear when the surgery will be. But reports are that Rodriguez will be out until May...

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  11. NEWS FLASH: Steve Carlton To Head Alex Rodriguez's New PR Team

    The Headline is Wishful Thinking 101. A few days ago this writer contributed on this site with a suggestion to all those writers who were spending so much time on A-Rod's steroid use to just stop it...

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  12. A Sunny Winter Day in Spring Training: Is There Anything Better?

    Last Saturday was the last day of February. I live in a state which was recently devastated by ice storms, and it has seemed as though winter will never end...

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  13. How Does Nick Swisher Make the New York Yankees' Roster?

    Nick Swisher was acquired by the New York Yankees in the offseason in a trade with the Chicago White Sox. At the time, the Yankees were looking for a first base replacement for Jason Giambi, ...

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  14. Addiction: Is There Anybody Who Can Help?

    William Shakespeare first used the term addiction in the first act of Henry V. Addiction has been described as an obsession, compulsion or excessive dependence, either physical or psychological...

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  15. Yankees Spring Training Update

    In just their second Spring Training game, New York Yankees fans may have seen the team that will start the most games in the 2009 season. The Yankees hosted the 2008 American League pennant winners when Tampa Bay came to George M...

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  16. New York Yankees Win Grapefruit Opener: What Does it Tell Us?

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009, the New York Yankees opened their spring training games with a 6-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Florida. Brett Gardner led off the game with a home run...

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  17. Have The New York Yankees Bought All Their Talent?

    It seems that the general impression among those who follow major league baseball is that the New York Yankees "spend like drunken sailors" to buy every player on their roster so they can roughshod over the rest of baseball...

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  18. Rivera, Posada, Pettitte, and Jeter: The Only Yankee Champions Left

    It has been more than eight years since the New York Yankees brought their last championship trophy home to the Bronx. From the teams that played in six World Series in eight years and won four of them, only four veteran players remain...

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  19. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part 20

    Twenty-six World Championships; The greatest stadium in the history of sport; More Hall of Fame players than any other team; The most storied franchise in the history of sport; ...

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  20. Why the Yankees Are the Greatest, Pt. 19: Mariano Rivera

    Enter Sandman. Now batters can go to sleep. Yankee fans have become accustomed to hearing the throbbing beat of Mettalica’s lullaby when the bullpen door opens in the eighth or ninth inning in the Bronx...

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  21. Reporters on A-Rod Steroid Use: Stop!

    Alex Rodriguez has said he used Primobolan in 2001, 2002 and 2003. He has said repeatedly that he was young and stupid. Okay, in 2001 he turned 26 years old in July. So he wasn't exactly young...

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  22. Yankee Lineup Has Great Depth and Many Question Marks

    CC Sabathia A.J. Burnett Chien-Ming Wang Joba Chamberlain Andy Pettitte Alfredo Aceves Brian Bruney Damaso Marte Edgar Ramirez Phil Hughes Mariano Rivera Jorge Posada Jose Molina Mark Teixeira ...

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  23. New York Yankees, Joe Girardi: Consistency Will Be Key To a Successful Season

    Joe Girardi is entering his third year as a major league manager. In his first with the very young Florida Marlins, Girardi was very good and was chosen as National League Manager of the Year...

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  24. Who the New York Yankees Will Miss Most from the 2008 Lineup

    Spring has come. Pitchers and catchers have reported to all minor-league complexes. Tomorrow, all roster players and invitees are scheduled to be on hand. It is a time to look forward to the upcoming season...

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  25. Breaking News: Babe Ruth Admits Using Performance-Enhancing Substances

    Dateline: New York, New York; Sept. 21, 1927 In an exclusive interview with The Sporting News, New York Yankee right fielder Babe Ruth admitted today to the use of performance-enhancing substances...

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