1. New York Yankees: 5 Prospects Who Will Make Majors in 2012

    While the New York Yankees watch the MLB Playoffs from their couches, they can also start planning next year's roster...

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  2. College Basketball Power Rankings: Title Contenders By Championship Odds

    Midnight Madness is upon us, signaling the start of the 2011 college basketball season. While teams have started official practices, sports books have already released their odds for the 2012 NCAA championship...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 3 years ago 8,004 reads 13 comments

  3. New York Yankees Need Mark Teixeira to Work with Kevin Long on Hitting Righties

    Brian Cashman, call the doctor. Please. Mark Teixeira needs Curtis Granderson treatment from Kevin Long. Well, reverse Curtis Granderson treatment, actually...

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  4. MLB Playoffs 2011: 5 Reasons to Expect a St. Louis Cardinals Win in Game 3

    The St. Louis Cardinals are favored by Las Vegas to take Game 3 of the NLCS from the Milwaukee Brewers despite their status as the league's wild card...

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  5. MAAC Basketball: Michael Glover and 6 Players to Watch

    The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference doesn't usually produce NBA players, but every year it has a substantial number of mid-major stars. Last year, the league flaunted Ryan Rossiter, a double-double machine...

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  6. MLB Power Rankings: 15 Best Pitching Seasons in 2011 from Relievers

    A dominant bullpen can carry a team a long way, yet relievers often take a back seat to the starting rotation and the batting order. In 2011, several relievers had phenomenal campaigns...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 3 years ago 1,150 reads 18 comments

  7. College Basketball: Power Ranking Top Teams Based on Wooden Award Preseason List

    Last week, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the John R. Wooden Award preseason list, a compilation of the nation's top 50 returning players based on last season's personal and team performance...

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  8. Alex Rodriguez and 5 Yankees Who Cost Team World Series in 2011

    New York's Alex Rodriguez swung and missed, Detroit's Jose Valverde danced and the Yankees ' quest for World Series No. 28 was officially postponed to 2012 as the Tigers captured Game 5 in the Bronx...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 3 years ago 4,835 reads 10 comments

  9. NCAA Basketball Mid-Major Watch: Harvard Crimson of the Ivy League

    The Harvard Crimson—yes, Harvard University’s basketball team—will not only be the best Ivy League squad in 2011-12, but they will also be one of the nation’s premier mid-majors...

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  10. NCAA Basketball Mid-Major Watch: Long Beach State 49ers

    Just over six months ago, an underachieving UC Santa Barbara squad knocked off Long Beach State in the Big West championship, relegating the 49ers to the NIT and diverting their share of the national spotlight to other mid-majors...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 3 years ago 608 reads 4 comments

  11. Lamont "MoMo" Jones to Iona: The Arizona Transfer's Impact on the Gaels and MAAC

    Earlier today, Adam Zagoria tweeted that Lamont “MoMo” Jones ended his search for a new school, choosing Iona over Seton Hall, Hofstra and UMass...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 3 years ago 881 reads 3 comments

  12. College Basketball: The 10 Biggest Upsets of the Season So Far

    Impartial fans almost always find themselves rooting for the underdog. When you think about it, it's a weird tendency...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 2,162 reads 12 comments

  13. College Basketball: 10 Mid-Majors Capable of a Run To The Sweet 16

    Every year, mid-majors advance in the NCAA Tournament. They might be smaller, less athletic and, in almost every case, less well-known than their opponents, yet they find ways to win...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 7,735 reads 17 comments

  14. College Basketball Mid-Major Weekly: West Coast Conference Dominates Awards

    Team of the Week: Gonzaga In its three games this week, Gonzaga beat Lafayette, Oklahoma State, and Wake Forest by an average of nearly 20 points...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 255 reads 1 comments

  15. Mid-Major Weekly: Butler Bulldogs Percolating Entering Horizon League Play

    This week of college basketball, as usual, put mid-majors on the back-burner while elite schools took center stage. The following is my first mid-major weekly update, which should fill you in on the latest mid-major news...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 280 reads 3 comments

  16. College Basketball: Top 25 Mid-Major Players to Watch This Season

    Mid-majors are often overlooked. Maybe that's why it is such a shock when teams like Northern Iowa, Murray State and Old Dominion beat prestigious programs such as Kansas, Vanderbilt and Notre Dame in the NCAA tournament...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 5,536 reads 10 comments

  17. College Basketball 2010-11: 10 Mid-Majors to Watch Other Than Butler and Gonzaga

    Mid-majors don't receive the respect they deserve. Because the mid-major conferences have weaker teams than the power conferences, many in the college basketball world overlook the talent and ability of the Butlers, Northern Iowas, and Sienas...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 2,284 reads 7 comments

  18. 2010-11 MAAC Basketball Preview: Preseason All-MAAC Teams

    With the season approaching, it's time to speculate how the preseason all-conference teams will take shape. Transfers and freshmen were not included in my selection. First Team Ryan Rossiter, Sr...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 678 reads 4 comments

  19. MAAC Basketball Preview: Fairfield Stags Poised to Usurp Siena Saints' Throne

    After three years of conference domination, Siena graduated three of its four best players and lost its head coach to Iowa...

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  20. Francisco Cervelli Running Out of Gas, Jorge Posada's Return To Help

    Catching on a daily basis isn't easy. Not even if you're an exuberant 24-year-old named Francisco Cervelli. Cervelli's zeal for the game of baseball helped propel him to a scorching start to 2010—the backup-turned-starter held a ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 701 reads 2 comments

  21. MLB All-Stars: Catchers and Infielders Edition

    Does anyone else hate when fans fill out their all-star ballots based on "star-power" rather than actual power? I do, so I decided to compile a slideshow of what my 2010 all-star team would look like based on performance through May 30, 2010...

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  22. Analyzing Joe Girardi's Bullpen Management in Yankees' Loss To Indians

    With one out in the top of the seventh inning, the New York Yankees led the Cleveland Indians 10-6. Austin Kearns had just singled in a run against David Robertson, who threw one more pitch before leaving the game with an undisclosed injury...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 233 reads 6 comments

  23. MLB: Why Wasn't Joe Girardi Willing To Let CC Sabathia Finish No-Hitter?

    New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has both his critics and his advocates. If Kelly Shoppach hadn't broken up CC Sabathia's no-hitter with two outs in the eighth inning of yesterday's ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 243 reads 6 comments

  24. Javier Vazquez Stung by Rays, But Had Moments: Fans Shouldn't Worry

    The Tampa Bay Rays saw two Javier Vazquez's tonight. In innings one, two, three, and five, they faced a pitcher whose velocity and command made him difficult to hit...

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  25. Five Things the New York Yankees Taught Us in Opening Series

    We all knew what to expect when the New York Yankees headed up to Boston to face the Red Sox in the Opening Series of 2010. The games would be long, exciting, hard-fought battles. Those expectations were met...

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