1. College Basketball Preseason Top 25: Kentucky, Indiana Lead the Pack

    Using a formula that considers the percentage of returning points, rebounds and assists from last year, multiplies that number by a value assigned to how the team finished last season ...

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  2. New York Yankees Acquire Extra Infield Help with Trade for Casey McGehee

    The New York Yankees acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for reliever Chad Qualls right before the trade deadline on Tuesday, according to Joel Sherman ...

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  3. Ichiro Suzuki Trade Fills Void for New York Yankees

    The New York Yankees have the best record in baseball and now they have a future first-ballot Hall of Famer in their outfield...

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  4. Yankees-Mets Series Preview: CC Sabathia-R.A. Dickey Matchup Highlights Rematch

    In this year's first Subway Series two weeks ago, the Yankees capped their sweep of the Mets with a walk-off homer by Russell Martin. This time around, the series will end with a highly anticipated pitching matchup between CC Sabathia and R...

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  5. Mariano Rivera's Injury Is Not as Big of a Deal as You Think

    Mariano Rivera tore his ACL shagging fly balls during batting practice on Thursday night in Kansas City , and while the loss of the Yankees ' top relief pitcher will certainly ...

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  6. Syracuse's Fab Melo Will Not Play in NCAA Tournament

    The news came crashing down like 20 inches of lake-effect snow in Central New York: Syracuse University center Fab Melo will not take part in the NCAA tournament due to an eligibility issue, according to a release by the school ...

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  7. Selection Sunday 2012: Projecting the 2011 March Madness Field of 68

    Last year, I had the most accurate bracket projections in the country and was the only bracketologist out of the 89 tabulated by bracketproject.com to correctly predict 67 of 68 teams...

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  8. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: March 5

    This is it: championship week. With Selection Sunday just days away, teams will have their last chance to impress the committee in their conference tournaments...

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  9. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 27

    It may still be February, but March Madness officially begins tonight with two first-round matchups in the Big South tournament: Radford vs. VMI and Gardner Webb vs. High Point...

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  10. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 24

    With just 16 days remaining until Selection Sunday, I decided to throw in a bonus Friday edition of the projections this week. As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year...

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  11. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 20

    BracketBusters weekend was great for one team and bubble bursting for another. Murray State erased all doubt of its NCAA tournament credentials with a convincing 14-point victory ...

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  12. Yankees Reportedly Deal A.J. Burnett to Pirates for Pennies on the Dollar

    A.J. Burnett 's much-maligned tenure with the Yankees appears to be over. FOXSports' Ken Rosenthal reports that New York and Pittsburgh have come to terms on a trade that must ...

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  13. College Basketball: Stop Hating on the RPI

    The Rating Percentage Index, or RPI, has grown increasingly more unpopular over the past few years. Critics call it an outdated method that the selection committee should not use as its primary tool to evaluate teams on Selection Sunday...

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  14. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 13

    The last remaining unbeaten went down last week, when Murray State fell to Tennessee State, but contrary to unpopular belief, the Racers are not in danger of missing the NCAA tournament...

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  15. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 6

    The Super Bowl is over and now the nation's focus shifts to college basketball. So, where does everyone stand with less than five weeks until Selection Sunday? As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year...

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  16. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 30

    As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year. I am simply seeding them based on their current résumés. I like to break teams down into three categories: 1...

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  17. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 23

    And then there was one. Following Syracuse's loss at Notre Dame, Murray State is the only remaining undefeated team in the country...

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  18. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 16

    The most difficult thing to do in college basketball is win road conference games. Several top teams found that out last week, resulting in a major shakeup of my bracket projections...

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  19. 2012 Australian Open: Predicting All 127 Men's Singles Matches

    I see only three seeds going down in the first round, but seven more getting upset in the Round of 64. One unseeded player should make it through to the quarterfinals, but in the end, the semifinals should be awfully familiar...

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  20. New York Yankees Set to Acquire Kuroda, Pineda and Trade Montero to Mariners

    The New York Yankees ' quiet winter came to an end in a loud way on Friday night, when they traded power-hitting catcher Jesus Montero along with Hector Noesi to the Seattle Mariners ...

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  21. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 9

    Syracuse has the most wins, the fewest losses, the best RPI and the top strength of schedule in the country. I think it's pretty safe to say the Orange are the overall No. 1 seed in my latest projections...

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  22. Jorge Posada Retirement: Where Does He Rank Among All-Time Yankees Catchers?

    The New York Yankees have had their share of outstanding catchers over the past century, so where does Jorge Posada rank on that list? With the 40-year-old veteran reportedly ...

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  23. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Jan. 2

    As we flip the calendar to the new year, things get serious in the world of college basketball. Conference play is in full swing and we can really start to dive into the RPI to see where teams would be seeded if the NCAA tournament began today...

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  24. 2012 March Madness: Field of 68 Projections

    Most teams played only one game last week because of the holidays, but there was still some moving and shaking along the projected seed lines. As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year...

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  25. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Dec. 19

    The college basketball schedule may lighten up with finals and the holidays going on, but the bracket projections never take a week off. As always, I am not trying to guess how teams will finish the year...

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