1. New York Mets 25 Years Later: Amid Madoff Mess, NY Is Waiting for '86 Encore

    The precise moment is seared into the memories of generations of New York baseball fans, the soundtrack provided by the late Bob Murphy, whose epic call—“The Mets ...

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  2. LeBron James Was Right? Cleveland Woes Validate 'Decision'

    Seven years and this is what Dan Gilbert came up with? Gilbert’s season-long pity party sank to an unprecedented low last night, as his Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA record with their 25 th consecutive loss...

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  3. Aaron Rodgers & Ben Roethlisberger Get What They Deserve: NFL Prepares for Dark

    In the end, everyone got what they deserved. For Aaron Rodgers , winning Super Bowl XLV provides a validation he did not need, but one which will be celebrated anyway...

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  4. War and Football: The Gulf War Super Bowl 20 Years Later

    Next Sunday’s Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers will be the 10th since 9/11—a decade of contests held as U.S. troops are actively engaged around the world...

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  5. New York Jets Still a Win Away: What's Next for Rex Ryan and the Jets?

    The last step is always the hardest to take. For the Jets , the stage was set on Sunday night. Set for the team to return to football’s grandest venue for the first time in ...

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  6. Mets Follow Knicks Model: Eye on 2012, Team Tries to Move Past Madoff Fallout

    Plagued by disappointing seasons, bad press and falling attendance, a New York team empties its management ranks, hires one of the game’s most respected front office men to oversee ...

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  7. Jets Fight to Expunge Demons: Legacy of Failure Follows New York to Pittsburgh

    It was Sunday after Thanksgiving 1994, and the New York Jets were hosting the Miami Dolphins in a contest to help decide the AFC East...

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  8. New York Jets Bank on Boldness: Refusal To Be Humbled Powers Team Past Pats

    Forgive the Patriots for thinking they had heard it all before. Here came the New Yorkers again, with their brash talk and taunts, with their blowhard head coach insisting the game was a grudge match between him and the great Bill Belichick...

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  9. Defending the BCS: Embracing The Most Hated System in Sports

    When Wes Byrum drilled a short field goal to beat Oregon earlier this month, he added Auburn to the list of college football national champions determined through the Bowl Championship Series...

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