1. New York Mets: 6 Reasons Why Johan's No-Hitter Was Extra Special

    After 51 years, two months, and one day, the wait ended for the New York Mets . Johan Santana gave Mets fans what they so desperately craved: a no-hitter...

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  2. 2012 MLB Draft: Record Five Players to Attend Draft in Person

    It may not be the NBA draft, where practically everyone drafted is in attendance. It may not be the NFL draft, where an entire round's worth of picks shows up at Radio City Music ...

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  3. 2012 MLB Draft: Each Team's Ambassador and What He Did for His Team

    The first round of the 2012 MLB draft starts June 4th. It, and the compensatory round, will be televised on MLB Network in primetime, where it will be held in the network's Studio ...

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  4. Triple Crown 2012: I'll Have Another Will Not Win the Belmont Stakes

    Spectacular Bid, Pleasant Colony, Alysheba, Sunday Silence, Silver Charm, Real Quiet, Charismatic, War Emblem, Funny Cide, Smarty Jones and Big Brown. 1979, 1981, 1987, 1989, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2008...

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  5. New York Mets: What Each Commemorative Patch Memorialized

    Patches are a part of the baseball uniform. There are team logo patches, anniversary patches, All-Star Game patches, stadium patches, memorials, you name it. For the 2012 season, the New York Mets are wearing two patches...

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  6. 2012 MLB All-Star Game: Which Mets Deserve to Make the National League Roster?

    The 2012 MLB All-Star Game will be held in Kansas City , MO this year. In this game, at least one member of each team will be showcasing his all-star skills...

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  7. Viewing Both Sides of David Wright and Terry Collins' Benching Argument

    On Tuesday night, we got to see a different side of David Wright . The otherwise cool-under-fire third baseman was absolutely livid after a wild inning where reliever D.J. Carrasco plunked 2011 NL MVP Ryan Braun and was ejected...

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  8. New York Mets: 5 Players That Sandy Alderson Should Eye in the Draft

    With the MLB draft coming in a few weeks, nothing is certain about whom Sandy Alderson is thinking of picking...

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  9. NHL Playoffs 2012: Power Ranking the 16 Postseason Goalies

    The goalie is the last line of defense in hockey. He is the difference between a win and a loss. Some goalies are surefire Hall of Famers, while others are downright awful...

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  10. Brooklyn Nets: Why Brooklynites Should Be Happy There Is a Team in the Borough

    My dad was born in Brooklyn, in Red Hook/Carroll Gardens, and he was raised there, save for a few years in Italy...

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  11. Jered Weaver's No-Hitter: Ranking All Ten No-Hitters in Angels History

    Jered Weaver has to be the happiest man in baseball right now, as he threw the 10th no-hitter in Los Angeles Angels history...

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  12. Kirk Nieuwenhuis vs. Bryce Harper: Baseball's Newest Player Rivalry?

    Every sport has its fair share of player rivalries, like Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson, or Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning, or Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin...

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  13. 2012 New York Jets: An Open Criticism of the Team's Fanbase

    This is an open letter to the Jets fanbase, in particular, the boo birds who have been trashing the Jets all offseason. For every Jets fan who has been trashing their team this offseason, it has to stop...

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  14. New York Jets Draft: How Each Draftee Could Factor into the 2012 Season

    The draft has been over since 7:00 p.m., and while we await the final grades for each team, it's time to marvel at the talent that our respective teams have taken...

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  15. Rangers Foul Ball Incident: Who Is Really to Blame for the Controversy?

    Three-year-old Cameron Shores, a Texas Rangers fan who cried when he wasn't given a foul ball at a Yankees -Rangers game, was the focus of controversy when Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay decided to chastise the fans who had caught the ball instead...

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  16. 2012 NFL Draft: The Concept of "Playing Poker" in the Selection Meeting

    One of the biggest parts of the NFL draft is the trades. Trades can either net a team a star, a regular or a bust. When I hear of trade rumors before the NFL draft and during it, I refer to these trade rumors as teams "playing poker" with other teams...

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  17. 2012 NFL Draft: Should the New York Jets Get Offensive or Defensive?

    To say the draft has gotten extremely tense these past few days has been quite the understatement. While we do know where the top two quarterbacks are going, there's been enough draft, trade and other rumors to make a NFL version of US Weekly ...

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  18. Miami Marlins: What Is Wrong with Ozzie Guillen and His Squad of Stars?

    On April 20th, I went to the Nationals -Marlins ballgame as part of a birthday gift for my floor mate, who just turned 19...

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  19. New York Jets: Breaking Down Every Opponent On the Schedule

    The New York Jets' schedule is hardly what you call a great challenge—even for a dysfunctional team—but then again, it's not exactly that easy either...

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  20. Nationals: Autograph Hunter Shares His Secrets to Success (Part 1: Igarashi)

    I attended the April 16th game between the Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros , along with a group of friends, including my roommate, a transfer from the UAE, who before today had never seen a baseball game in his life...

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  21. When George Karl Has to Go: 5 Possible Replacements for Denver Nuggets Coach

    The day when George Karl leaves the Denver Nuggets will be a sad one. Karl, who is the third-best coach in Nuggets history behind Larry Brown and Doug Moe, will hopefully retire rather than get fired...

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  22. Bryan Stow Makes a Special Appearance at Giants Home Opener with Son

    A year ago, San Francisco Giants fan and EMT Bryan Stow was brutally attacked outside of Dodger Stadium and suffered severe head injuries in one of the worst examples of the Giants- Dodgers rivalry among fans...

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  23. What's Inside the Mind of New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson?

    By the end of the season, Mets fans may thank Sandy Alderson for not succumbing to demands for Jose Reyes, or Yu Darvish, or for that matter, any high-priced international free agent from last year...

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  24. 5 Reasons to Be Excited About the Diamondbacks for 2012

    To say the Arizona Diamondbacks took the NL West by storm last year is a major understatement. Kirk Gibson and the Fightin' Snakes were one of the feel-good stories of the year...

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  25. 5 Things to Take Away from Opening Day for the Mets

    The Mets put in an inspired opening day effort to beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0. Johan Santana was lights out, and the Mets bullpen was brilliant when it got the call...

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