1. 2011 MLB Free Agency: 5 Reasons the Marlins Make Sense for Jose Reyes

    According to the Mike Francesa radio show in New York, the newly-termed Miami Marlins have offered a contract to Mets shortstop Jose Reyes . Reyes is expected to meet with the team some time this week...

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  2. Derek Holland Dominates: Ranking the 8 World Series Shutouts Since 2000

    Derek Holland was absolutely masterful in Game 4 of the 2011 World Series. In what was essentially a must-win for the Rangers, the southpaw turned in 8.1 innings of two-hit baseball (with Lance Berkman producing both Cardinal hits)...

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  3. Is Russell Wilson This Year's Cam Newton?

    Redshirt senior quarterback Russell Wilson has led the Wisconsin Badgers to a 6-0 start, and he's made it look easy. Wisconsin's smallest margin of victory so far is 31 points. That came when they dominated new Big Ten members Nebraska 48-17...

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  4. World Series 2011: The Best Players at Each Position

    Cardinals-Rangers. It may not be the big market matchup MLB wanted, but baseball fans should appreciate this World Series. The Rangers fell to the Giants in last year's fall classic...

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  5. Nelson Cruz: Ranking the Importance of All 6 of His ALCS Home Runs

    After the Rangers routed the Tigers in Game 6 of the ALCS, Nelson Cruz was named MVP of the series. The righty slugger set a pair of postseason records: nobody in the history ...

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  6. College Football: 4 Winners and 4 Losers of Mountain West-Conference USA Merger

    The Mountain West and Conference USA have announced that they plan on merging. This will create a 22-team conference. There has been no word yet on whether or not the new conference will be an automatic BCS qualifier, but it's a possibility...

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  7. Cardinals vs Brewers: Which Team Has Pitching Advantage the Rest of the NLCS?

    Veteran southpaw Randy Wolf made the biggest start of his career in Game 4 of the NLCS. He turned in seven quality innings and lead the Brewers to a crucial 4-2 win...

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  8. Boston Red Sox: Why the New GM Should Bring Jose Reyes to Boston

    Two straight seasons of no playoffs for the Red Sox . Terry Francona is gone. Theo Epstein is gone. The world is seemingly coming to an end in Boston...

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  9. MLB Playoffs: Game 5's Postgame Interview Showed Why Brewers Will Win It All

    Nyjer Morgan sent the Milwaukee Brewers to the NLCS with his 10th-inning walk-off RBI single. The post-game interview then went viral, primarily because of Mr. Plush...

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  10. Stanford Cardinal: Who Decided Andrew Luck Was God?

    Everybody knew that the best NFL prospect in the country wasn't available in the 2011 NFL Draft. I'm usually not one to knock a guy for staying in college. Most underclassmen who enter the draft are not fully prepared, physically or mentally...

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  11. Terrell Owens Says He'll Be Ready in a Month: 7 Teams Who Might Sign the Veteran

    Terrell Owens . Remember him? The unsigned veteran wide-out recently had stem-cell surgery in Korea on his injured knee. In an interview on ESPN, Owens said that rehab has been going well and he should be in playing shape within a month tops...

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  12. Albert Pujols: Was Game 4 His Last in Busch Stadium?

    The Phillies jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in Game 4 of the NLDS, but the Cardinals were able to come from behind to win it 5-3. The series is now level, and will head back to Philadelphia for a decisive Game 5...

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  13. New York Mets: 5 Reasons You Can't Blame Jose Reyes For Leaving

    Sandy Alderson has let it be known that re-signing Jose Reyes is going to be a top priority of this off-season. Despite this, many believe that Reyes will not be a Met in 2012...

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  14. 2011 NLDS: 5 Reasons You Should Not Count out the Cardinals Just Yet

    The Phillies managed to hold off the Cardinals today in Game 3, and were able to take a 2-1 advantage in the series. They are now just a win away from advancing to the NLCS for the fourth consecutive season...

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  15. Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder: The Top 5 Hitting Duos in the 2011 MLB Playoffs

    The MLB Playoffs are always filled with some explosive lineups, and this year is no different. After just two games, every series has featured a game in which a team scored at least nine runs...

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  16. 2011 MLB Playoffs: 4 Reasons the Tigers-Yankees Series Won't Return to the Bronx

    After Robinson Cano lead the New York Yankees to a win in Game 1, the Detroit Tigers bounced back today. Jose Valverde got into a little bit of trouble in the ninth inning, but managed to save a 5-3 win for the Tigers...

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  17. Rays Rip Rangers in Game 1: How Much Money Did CJ Wilson Cost Himself?

    After their miraculous September, the Tampa Bay Rays pounded C.J. Wilson and the Texas Rangers in Arlington this evening to kick off the postseason...

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  18. 2011 MLB Playoffs: 5 Reasons the Arizona Diamondbacks Could Win the World Series

    Out of the eight teams playing postseason baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks seem to be the team getting the least attention. Vegas has set the odds at 10-1 for the Diamondbacks to win it all—tied with the Cardinals for the lowest...

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  19. New York Mets: Top 10 Games of the 2011 Season

    In terms of wins and losses, this was not a good season for the New York Mets . The team finished at 77-85 and in fourth place in the NL East. Despite this, I feel like this was a step in the right direction for the organization...

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  20. MLB Free Agency: Possible New Homes for the Top 5 Free Agents

    There are still two playoff spots to be determined and a full post season to be played. But like many, I can't help but think about this upcoming off season. Many top flight players will be looking to cash in...

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  21. New York Mets: Why Trading David Wright Makes Sense

    I know what a lot of you are thinking: How would Sandy Alderson get away with dealing the face of the franchise? David Wright has been in the Mets organization for his entire career...

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  22. College Football: Ranking the Best Under Armour Uniforms

    Under Armour was founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank. Their brand has expanded from their famous undershirts to pretty much everything sports related...

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  23. MLB Playoff Picture: Why Momentum Matters Most

    The MLB Playoff picture has taken on a new twist over the past few weeks. At the start of September, it seemed like all eight playoff spots were set in stone...

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  24. New York Jets vs. Oakland Raiders: 5 Reasons the Jets Should Be on Upset Alert

    The New York Jets head to Oakland this weekend after two impressive wins at home. After gutting out a dramatic come from behind win over the Cowboys in Week 1, Gang Green embarrassed Josh McCown and the Jaguars in Week 2...

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  25. New York Mets: 7 Reasons the Season Went Wrong

    For most Mets fans, it seems like 2006 was a lot longer than five years ago. We've had to deal with two torturous collapses, a midnight firing, two new managers and a new general manager...

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