1. Hiroki Kuroda: Can New York Yankees New Pitcher Hold His Own in the AL East?

    There’s no amount of sugar to possibly coat the performance. In his inaugural appearance for the Yankees , Hiroki Kuroda looked nothing like his $10 million price tag...

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  2. New York Yankees: Why Michael Pineda's Injury Can Do More Good Than Bad

    When the doors of spring training opened, newly acquired pitcher Michael Pineda had been whispered as a possible No. 2 starter in the New York Yankees rotation...

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  3. New York Yankees: An Embarrasing Chapter Ends with Kei Igawa's Exit

    After strategically buying up every room in a Nicaraguan hotel in 2002, former Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein thought he had pulled the ultimate fast one on his rivals...

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  4. Jorge Soler vs. Adonis Garcia: Which Cuban Star Should Yankees Sign?

    Throughout any organization, there is a plethora of working parts focusing on a myriad of goals, many of which have nothing to do with the current MLB season. Instead, they focus on the overall future of the club...

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  5. New York Yankees: 6 Surprising Names Making Waves in Spring Training

    As the winter slowly comes to an end and spring peeks out of its slumber, baseball clubs from around the country begin their annual pursuit at autumn glory...

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  6. NCAA Tournament 2012: Jeremy Lamb's Missed Dunk Defines UConn's 'Lost' Season

    Rightfully so, the “dogs” had been called off as the closing seconds dwindled in Iowa State’s convincing 77-64 win over the UConn Huskies...

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  7. Is Ivan Nova Already a Reason for Worry for the New York Yankees?

    Everyone knows the New York sports media has a long-standing tendency to overreact to minor deficiencies. On any isolated day, the smallest predicament can suddenly swell to the size of major dilemmas worthy of bold back-page ink...

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  8. New York Yankees: Why Jorge Soler and Others Fit Their New Payroll Philosophy

    During the past few years, tales of economic hardship have been uttered from the mouths of many on a worldwide scale. All around the world, the rocky and unpredictable financial climate has affected people and business’s alike...

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  9. New York Yankees: 7 Predictions for Derek Jeter's 2012 Season

    From the months of April to July in 2011, his path to immortality was the underlying backdrop to every New York Yankee game...

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  10. New York Yankees: Predictions for Joba Chamberlain's Comeback Season

    On August 7, 2007, he appeared in his first contest, surrendering no runs in two innings of work against the Blue Jays . For the rest of the regular season, he only allowed a solitary run for the Yankees ...

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  11. New York Yankees: Should A.J. Burnett Have Been Traded with Pitching Concerns?

    Mentioning the name A.J. Burnett will conjur a strong and most likely negative reaction out of any New York Yankees fan...

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  12. New York Yankees: 5 Reasons They Should Use Caution When Signing a Veteran DH

    As March rapidly approaches, the New York Yankees are almost finished completing their 2012 squad. While the probable A.J. Burnett trade looms over the club, they are steadfast in dotting every “i” and crossing every “t...

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  13. UConn Huskies: How the 2011-12 Season Is Unraveling

    Avoiding a five-game losing streak on Saturday, the Huskies appeared to have shown faint vital signs in a 69-46 victory over Seton Hall in Hartford...

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  14. New York Yankees: Why Jim Hendry Can Help Brian Cashman in 2012

    During the past few weeks, most New Yorkers have been more than preoccupied with the New York Giants ' Super Bowl run. Perhaps some were engrossed in the unforeseen emergence of New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin...

    Brian Buckley Written by Brian Buckley about over 2 years ago 1,927 reads 3 comments

  15. Mariano Rivera and 6 MLB Stars Who Will Retire After This Year

    Many years ago, the great Satchel Paige declared , “Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind it, it don’t matter.” But, even Paige had to eventually call it a career in 1966 at the tender age of 60 years young...

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  16. Uconn Basketball: The Struggles for Alex Oriakhi Continue

    After the departure of All-American guard Kemba Walker to the NBA, the UConn Huskies knew they would be fighting an uphill battle in 2012. Many expected players such as sophomores Jeremy Lamb and Shabazz Napier to pick up the slack scoring-wise...

    Brian Buckley Written by Brian Buckley about over 2 years ago 1,264 reads 5 comments

  17. Uconn Basketball: How the NCAA Is Ruining Ryan Boatright

    While the NCAA serves as a governing body over their college athletes, on occasion they abuse their massive power. For no rhyme or reason, their elusive and sometimes mysterious supremacy can ruin careers before they start...

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  18. 2012 NFC Championship: San Francisco 49ers' Kyle Williams Doesn't Deserve This

    In every excruciating loss, the status quo is to search for that one moment when the grasp of the game became unraveled. We want to pinpoint that instant when everything became definitively undone...

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  19. New York Yankees: C.C. Sabathia, 7 Predictions for the Rebuilt Rotation in 2012

    Before last week’s front office explosion, the New York Yankees offseason was associated with the scores of chirping crickets and rolling tumbleweed. Outside of renegotiating C...

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  20. New York Yankees: Why George Steinbrenner Deserves Hall of Fame Entry

    A paltry 5,210 fans came out to witness the New York Yankees lose their season finale to the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on October 4, 1972...

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  21. NY Yankees Trade Talk: 10 Reasons They Could Land Felix Hernandez

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. So the New York Yankees need starting pitching. It just so happens there is a man in the Emerald City who is the object of their desire and his name is not “The Wizard of Oz...

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  22. New York Yankees: Don Mattingly Should Follow Joe Torre's Lead to Hall of Fame

    Throughout the '80s and early '90s, there was only one Yankee that mattered. It wasn’t Rickey “Ricky says” Henderson and it certainly wasn’t Pasqual “Best Jheri Curl Ever” Perez...

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  23. NY Yankees News: Will 2012 Be Mariano Rivera's Last Year?

    The old adage says, “All good things must come to an end,” like The Wire , day-night doubleheaders and the innocence of Lebron James. Unfortunately, the same axiom reigns true for the “Core Four” of the New York Yankees ...

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  24. NY Yankees Free Agent Rumors: Why Roy Oswalt Is the Perfect Short-Term Fix

    As the calendar pages change to 2012, the Yankees ’ necessities remain the same. Ringing in the annual New Year does little to modify the club’s wishes from 2011...

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  25. MLB: 5 Trades the Yankees and Red Sox Could Make If They Weren't Nemeses

    When the Boston Red Sox sent George Herman Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1920 for approximately $200,000, the deal made a lasting impact on the clubs for years to come...

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