1. Yankees-Tigers: Austin Jackson Makes Yankee Stadium Debut

    Much of the attention will be on Johnny Damon when the Tigers open up a four-game series Monday night in the Bronx, but there's another Detroit outfielder with something to prove this week...

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  2. 2010 College Football Predictions: Boise State Plays Nat'l Semi Sept. 6

    I will predict the entire college football season based solely on each team's schedule. Because as we know, as long as the Bowl Championship Series is in place, nothing matters more than how easy or difficult your schedule is...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about almost 4 years ago 2,441 reads 8 comments

  3. Yankees-Red Sox Preview: Rivalry Heats Up Again With Four-Game Series

    After a one-day plunge into second place in the American League East, the Yankees (67-40) are back atop baseball with the best record in the game as they get set to open up a big four-game ...

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  4. Alex Rodriguez Hits 600th Homer As Yankees Salvage Finale Vs. Blue Jays

    He didn't want to wait another day. Alex Rodriguez didn't want to have to enter an off-day on Thursday answering more questions about why it was taking so long to hit his 600th career home run...

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  5. New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays Battle for Baseball's Best Record

    The Yankees and Rays enter this weekend's three-game series in St. Petersburg in pretty much the same position they've been all season—holding the two best records in baseball...

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  6. Yankees-Angels: New York Holds On Despite Rough Start by Javier Vazquez

    The Yankees jumped out to an early 6-0 lead over the Angels on Wednesday, and Javier Vazquez nearly gave it all back...

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  7. The New York Yankees Should Sit Curtis Granderson Against All Lefties

    It's not working. When the Yankees acquired center fielder Curtis Granderson this past winter in a trade with the Tigers for top prospect Austin Jackson, New York knew that Granderson struggled against left-handed pitching...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about 4 years ago 1,271 reads 17 comments

  8. Does the Home Run Derby Really Impact Second-Half Performance?

    Before writing this article, I had set out to prove that the Home Run Derby has no effect on a participant's second-half performance. But after crunching the numbers, I'm not so sure...

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  9. Yankees-Blue Jays: Joe Girardi Manages New York To Frustrating Loss

    Yankees manager Joe Girardi wasted no time pulling starter A.J. Burnett after 6 2/3 scoreless innings once Burnett surrendered a two-out single...

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  10. A-Rod Bails Out Posada; Gets CC Sabathia His 10th Win

    Alex Rodriguez's eighth-inning two-run homer off Mariners closer David Aardsma helped the Yankees salvage the finale of a three-game series and avoid a possibly crushing defeat thanks to Jorge Posada...

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  11. Wimbledon 2010: The Top 15 Players Ever at the All-England Club

    Wimbledon has been handing out men's singles trophies since 1877 and women's singles titles since 1884, so who are the best 15 tennis players the All England Club has ever seen? ...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about 4 years ago 5,903 reads 3 comments

  12. Yankees-Mariners Series Preview: Seattle Aims To Strong Arm New York

    The Yankees closed out the Interleague slate with their best victory of the year, mounting a dramatic four-run comeback in the ninth against the Dodgers on Sunday, before winning the game on MVP candidate Robinson Cano's two-run homer in the 10th...

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  13. Wimbledon 2010: Narrowing 8 Down to 1

    Four rounds are complete and three of my four semifinal picks remain. Andy Roddick may be gone, but my two finalists are still kicking and are each just two wins away from setting up the showdown we've all been waiting for...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about 4 years ago 699 reads 20 comments

  14. Wimbledon 2010: Picking the Round of 16

    There are three unseeded players and two other men seeded lower than 16 among the 16 remaining after the first week of play at Wimbledon. However, I don't see any surprises coming in the fourth round on Monday...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about 4 years ago 512 reads 19 comments

  15. Yankees-Dodgers Series Preview: New York Faces Former Manager Joe Torre

    The Yankees (45-27) square off against former manager Joe Torre for the first time since he left the team after the 2007 season, as New York travels to face the Dodgers in Los Angeles for a three-game series this weekend...

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  16. Wimbledon Schedule 2010: Picking All 16 Third Round Matches

    After a historic first four days at Wimbledon, which included the longest match ever played and the greatest player ever being pushed to the brink in his first two matches, what could the third round possibly have in store? Let's find out...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about 4 years ago 1,032 reads 6 comments

  17. Wimbledon 2010: Picking All 32 Second Round Matches

    After a first round that saw eight seeds fall (with 23 seed John Isner set to play a fifth set in his suspended match) and the defending champion pushed to the brink, I see two more seeds going down in the Round of 64...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about 4 years ago 347 reads 3 comments

  18. Wimbledon 2010: Picking All 64 First Round Matches

    I see four seeds bowing out in the first round , including Robin Soderling (6), Mikhail Youzhny (13), John Isner (23), and Albert Montanes (28), and third-seeded Novak Djokovic struggling to get by Olivier Rochus ...

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  19. Subway Series Preview: New York Yankees Need To Slow Down Streaking Mets

    After dropping two of three at home to the Phillies, the Yankees are now just 21-20 against teams with winning records, compared to a staggering 20-5 mark versus losing clubs. In fact, New York hasn't taken a series from a team with a current above ...

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  20. What Roger Federer Has Riding on Wimbledon 2010

    Having won a record 16 Grand Slams, Roger Federer is already considered by many to be the greatest tennis player in history, so what could he possibly have left to prove at this year's ...

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  21. Yankees-Phillies Preview: World Series Rematch vs. Struggling Philly

    Coming off a sweep of the Astros that propelled the Yankees into a tie with the Rays for the best record in baseball, New York faces a stiffer challenge this week as they play a three-game set with the defending National League champion Phillies...

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  22. Yankees-Astros Series Preview: New York Completes Easy Stretch

    The Yankees have gone 9-4 since opening a stretch of 16 games against mostly sub-.500 teams on May 28. Now, they have come to the end of Easy Street with three contests versus the Astros...

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  23. Yankees-Orioles: CC Sabathia Completes Perfect Turn Through Rotation

    After a rough May for the Yankees' pitching staff, New York is using subpar competition to right itself at the beginning of June...

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  24. French Open Predictions: Rafael Nadal Beats Tomas Berdych in Final

    The semifinals are set at the 2010 French Open. So who will win: Robin Soderling, who just took down Roger Federer in the quarters, Tomas Berdych, who isn't really a surprise to make ...

    Jordan Schwartz Written by Jordan Schwartz about 4 years ago 1,132 reads 14 comments

  25. Yankees-Indians Series Preview: Schedule Eases Up for New York

    The Yankees righted the ship for the time being by taking two of three in Minnesota and now return home to open a stretch of 13 of 16 games against teams with losing records...

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