1. MLB: Texas Rangers Still Best of the West Despite Angels' Spending Spree

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim California United States Western Hemisphere (LAAACUSWH, for short), as they will no doubt soon be referred to, managed to achieve something recently ...

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  2. Yankees Trade Rumors: Eduardo Nunez for Jair Jurrjens a Bad Deal for Yankees

    Brian Cashman, the long-term general manager for the New York Yankees , is a man who appears to know exactly what he wants...

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  3. Brian Leetch and the 12 Best Defensemen in New York Rangers History

    The New York Rangers , one of the Original Six franchises of the NHL , have had their fair share of legendary skaters and goaltenders grace their lineup throughout the decades...

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  4. New York Rangers Center Derek Stepan Emerging as True Force

    Of all the the things that went right for the New York Rangers a season ago, and there were many, there was one component of the team that went indisputably wrong...

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  5. Yoennis Cespedes Yankees Rumors: Yanks Should Chase Cespedes, Free Up Options

    “It’s hard to find anybody who doesn’t like him,’’ a scout said . “He looks like Bo Jackson and ran a 6.3 60 [-yard dash]. He has big power. During the workout at Santiago, he hit balls out of the stadium...

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  6. New York Rangers: Turning Around Their 2011-2012 Season

    The start of the 2011-2012 season for the New York Rangers did not go according to plan. Though the team lost in the first round of the 2011 playoffs, the development of some of ...

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  7. Yankees Talking to Agent for Edwin Jackson: Will Team Spurn C.J. Wilson?

    Yankees GM Brian Cashman, either in an effort to clearly state his actual intentions regarding offseason dealings or to provide cover for his true strategy, has repeatedly indicated ...

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  8. New York Rangers: Sean Avery's Return May Be Wasted by John Tortorella

    If one conclusion can be drawn from the handful of NHL games played thus far, it is simply that the Rangers are desperately lacking in terms of offensive depth...

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  9. Yankees: Does Picking Up Swisher Option Signal Another Quiet Offseason?

    Acting swiftly and without any apparent reservations, the Yankees have, in the past week or so, locked up three members of last year's roster, Robinson Cano, Nick Swisher and C...

    Joseph Browne Written by Joseph Browne about over 2 years ago 195 reads 6 comments

  10. 2011 MLB Postseason: Pitching? We Don't Need No Stinking Pitching!

    Baseball is a curious sport, no doubt. As we've all heard before, it's the only major sport where the defense has control of the ball and where the offense is largely reactive to the defensive component...

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  11. New York Rangers Winning Ugly but Winning Nonetheless

    If you'd been following the Rangers for the past few weeks, you'd know that up until around Monday or so of this week there was very little for the typical Rangers' fan to cheer about...

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  12. New York Rangers' Young Defenseman Ryan McDonagh Takes a Step Towards Dominance

    Marc Staal, so central to this Rangers team and organization, is injured. This is no secret, of course, and it is becoming increasingly clear that his absence is not some elaborate ...

    Joseph Browne Written by Joseph Browne about over 2 years ago 607 reads 13 comments

  13. New York Yankees Brass Delusional Regarding Team's Offensive Capabilities

    Heading into the 2011 season, and during the season itself, the conversation surrounding the Yankees centered almost entirely around an uncertain starting rotation. This talk was justifiable, of course, as the Yankees, in all games not begun by C...

    Joseph Browne Written by Joseph Browne about over 2 years ago 1,247 reads 25 comments

  14. New York Rangers: Big Early Test in Explosive New York Islanders

    Just three games into the 2011-2012 season, the New York Rangers face more questions regarding their performance than anyone had any reason to expect...

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  15. MLB Rumors: 10 Players the New York Yankees Will Pursue This Winter

    In the event you haven't heard, the New York Yankees are no longer in the World Series hunt. We're not sure if word has gotten out about that so, in an attempt to perform a necessary civic duty, we felt it would be productive to point things out...

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  16. New York Rangers: Offensive Struggles Are Cause for Concern

    Two games played, two games lost by just a goal. Two valuable points, no doubt, and against two teams in Los Angeles and Anaheim that project to have good seasons...

    Joseph Browne Written by Joseph Browne about almost 3 years ago 360 reads 8 comments

  17. New York Rangers: Coach Tortorella Has Lines Crossed Already

    In this space, just yesterday, the point was made that, due to the potentially extended loss of defenseman Marc Staal, it would be incumbent upon the second line of Artem Anisimov, ...

    Joseph Browne Written by Joseph Browne about almost 3 years ago 757 reads 13 comments

  18. Rangers Preview: Callahan Line Must Counteract Loss of Staal

    There is justified excitement around the New York Rangers organization. The team is composed of a whole host of players that were drafted and developed by the Rangers themselves, ...

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  19. 2011 MLB Playoffs: New York Yankees' Brett Gardner Redeems Second-Half Slide

    Brett Gardner can run. Brett Gardner can defend in left field as well, if not better, than anyone in baseball right now...

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  20. NY Yankees: 5 Reasons They'll Get Revenge on Rangers If They Advance

    With Tuesday night's victory, the New York Yankees have positioned themselves very well to make a full comeback over the Detroit Tigers in their ALDS series...

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  21. Nick Swisher: 4 Possible Results of Another Useless Postseason

    Nick Swisher , as any Yankee follower would tell you, has a history of under-performing in the postseason...

    Joseph Browne Written by Joseph Browne about almost 3 years ago 436 reads 8 comments

  22. Yankees Need More Bold Lineup Changes: Rodriguez to 3-Slot, Posada to Bench

    Heading into Game 1 of the ALDS series with Detroit, Yankees ' manager Joe Girardi made the decision to move Mark Teixeira from his customary position as the three-hitter to fifth in the order...

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  23. ALDS Game 1.5 Preview: 4 Reasons Yankee Ivan Nova Will Crush Tigers

    All season long, Yankee followers have been bombarded by story after story bemoaning the lack of starting depth behind C.C. Sabathia. The reason? Well, the Yankees don't really have that much starting depth behind C...

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  24. Yankees' Teixeira, Not Who He Once Was, Must Produce for Team to Advance

    When the Yankees brought Mark Teixeira to New York in the winter of 2008, there was every reason to believe that they were getting the exact player they needed to fill out their lineup...

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  25. Yankees Take Early Vacation in Tampa, Go Home Losers of Four Straight

    Nobody likes leaving things undone. Even serial procrastinators dislike that feeling we all get when we know we have something that needs doing...

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