1. New York Yankees-Minnesota Twins Series: New York Looks to Get Pitching Back

    After a disappointing 2-5 stretch against three of their biggest rivals, the Yankees finally got an off day before making their first trip to the new Target Field for another difficult series against the American League Central leading Twins...

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  2. French Open: Picking the Bottom Half of the First Round

    First Round Top Half Picks Andy Roddick (6) def. Jarkko Nieminen Roddick finally broke through for his best finish at the French last year (Round of 16). Nieminen hasn't gotten that far at this event since '03...

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  3. French Open: Picking the Top Half of the First Round

    Roger Federer (1) def. Peter Luczak Federer begins his quest for the second leg of the Grand Slam against an opponent who is 0-3 at the French Open. Janko Tipsarevic def...

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  4. Subway Series Preview: Yankees, Mets Try To Get Back on Track

    Coming off three straight losses to division rivals, the Yankees must regain their focus for the circus that is the Subway Series. The Bombers conclude a stretch of 17 games in as many days with three against the Mets at Citi Field in Queens...

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  5. Yankees-Rays Series Preview: The Best Teams in Baseball Collide

    Coming off a wild two-game series split with the Red Sox, the Yankees conclude their home stand with an even more important pair of contests against the first-place Rays...

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  6. Yankees-Red Sox: New York Enters with Pitching Edge

    The Yankees took two of three against the Twins over the weekend but lost the finale in stinging fashion when Mariano Rivera gave up a grand slam in the eighth inning...

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  7. Yankees-Twins Preview: ALDS Rematch Could Be ALDS Preview

    In the midst of their worst offensive slump of the season and having loss four of five, the Yankees return home to open up a seven-game, three-team homestand against the American League Central-leading Minnesota Twins...

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  8. Yankees-Tigers: New York Blown Out of Detroit in Finale

    On a windy day in Detroit, the Yankees were shut out for the second time in the past three games as Justin Verlander dominated them in a 6-0 loss on Thursday. The Tigers ace allowed just four hits and struck out four in 6...

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  9. Yankees-Tigers Series Preview: New York Meets a Couple Old Friends

    The Yankees had their six-game winning streak snapped in Boston on Sunday, but the Bombers still stand just a half-game back of Tampa Bay and the best record in baseball as they visit the Tigers and two familiar faces...

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  10. Yankees-Red Sox Series Preview: Streaking Rivals Square Off

    The Yankees have won four straight, but their arch rivals, the Red Sox, have also won four in a row to climb back over .500 for the first time since beating New York on Opening Night to go 1-0...

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  11. Yankees-Orioles Preview: A Complete Mismatch as New York Hosts Baltimore

    After taking two of three from the White Sox, the Yankees send their top three pitchers to the mound against the worst team in baseball, the Baltimore Orioles. This doesn't seem fair...

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  12. Three Weeks In: Grading the New York Yankees' Offseason Moves

    The Yankees are off to a great start at 12-6, but that record is primarily in spite of their offseason moves, not because of them. New York made two big trades this past winter, while swapping out two free agents for two new ones...

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  13. Yankees-Angels Series Preview: Can New York Win Its First Six Series?

    The Yankees have won their first five series, including last week's triumph over the Angels, but now the Bombers head out to Anaheim for a rematch in a stadium where New York has not had a great deal of success over the past 15 years...

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  14. Yankees-A's Series Preview: Oakland's Strong Arms Try To Slow Down Yanks

    At 9-3, the Yankees have the second-best record in baseball behind the 10-3 Rays, but now New York ventures out of the Bronx for a long nine-game road trip, including six contests on the West Coast...

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  15. Yankees-Rangers Series Preview: Bombers Look to Continue Strong Start

    The Yankees have won each of their first three series by a count of two games to one, and they'll hope to keep that success going this weekend as they welcome the Texas Rangers to town...

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  16. Yankees-Angels: Javier Vazquez Acquisition Not Yet Paying Dividends for Yankees

    He's only two starts into the 2010 season, but Javier Vazquez is not providing the depth promised when the Yankees acquired him via a trade in December...

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  17. Yankees-Rays: CC Sabathia Flirts with No-Hitter as New York Shuts Out Rays

    He just couldn't wait to get out there. Manager Joe Girardi appeared to be out of the dugout before Kelly Shoppach's line drive single to left hit the turf in front of Brett Gardner with two outs in the eighth inning...

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  18. New York Yankees Pitching Falters in Opening Loss To Boston Red Sox

    Through five innings, CC Sabathia appeared on his way to an Opening Night victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park...

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  19. 32 Teams Who Would've Made the NCAA Tournament With Expansion

    Utah State got crushed by 16 in its first-round matchup with Texas A&M. UTEP never had a chance in its 18-point loss to Butler. So, you know what? Let's add 32 more mediocre at-large teams to the NCAA tournament...

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  20. The Top 10 Single-Game Final Four Performances of the Last 25 Years

    The 2010 Final Four is set. Michigan State, Butler, West Virginia, and Duke will battle it out this weekend to determine the national championship...

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  21. NCAA Bracket Update 2010: Five Reasons Why Syracuse Lost to Butler

    For a team that lost three of its best players and was picked to finish sixth in the Big East, a Sweet 16 appearance would seem like an overachievement...

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  22. Yankees Take Next Step in Destroying Joba Chamberlain's Career

    So it was all for nothing. The innings limits, the pitch limits, the extra days off between starts the Yankees forced Joba Chamberlain to undergo during the second half of 2009—that ...

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  23. Phil Hughes' Uneven Outing Keeps Yankees No. 5 Starter Spot in Doubt

    Entering Monday, many pundits believed Phil Hughes had all but locked up the fifth starter's role in the Yankees rotation, but by 4 p.m., everything grew a bit hazy again...

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  24. NCAA Bracket Update 2010: 5 Reasons Syracuse Will Win a National Title

    A 79-56 beatdown of 16th-seeded Vermont in the first round and an 87-65 trouncing of eighth-seeded Gonzaga in the second round leaves Syracuse just four wins from capturing its second national championship in the past eight seasons...

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  25. 2010 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Breaking Down the East Region

    The Selection Show is over, I beat Joe Lunardi 31 correct seeds to 27, and so now it's time to focus on the games themselves...

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