1. Yankees-Phillies World Series: A Preview of the Turnpike Tussle

    The Yankees are leaning towards going with a three-man rotation in the World Series against the Phillies. This will be a more difficult task than in the American League Championship Series, ...

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  2. NFL Power Rankings: Week 8

    One more team fell from the ranks of the unbeaten when Minnesota lost, 27-17, at Pittsburgh on Sunday, leaving three teams still undefeated, a record this deep in the season...

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  3. Small Ball, Big Win: Yankees Bunt Their Way to 40th World Series

    For five games, the Yankees mostly sat back and waited for home runs. Sometimes they came, like Alex Rodriguez's game-tying shot in the 11th inning of Game Two...

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  4. Yankees-Angels Postponed: Why CC Sabathia Should Start Game 6 on Sunday

    Before Game 6 of the American League Championship Series was postponed just after 6 pm ET on Saturday, Yankees manager Joe Girardi had said that in the event of a rain out, scheduled ...

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  5. Yankees-Angels ALCS Game 5: Joe Girardi Out (and Over) Manages Mike Scioscia

    Nine of the 13 runs scored in Game Five of the American League Championship Series crossed the plate after the starting pitchers were removed from the game...

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  6. How Boise State Could Change College Football

    For years, school presidents from the Big Six conferences have resisted the public's overwhelming desire to implement a playoff in college football...

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  7. CC Your Friends: Sabathia, Yankees Have Angels on Brink of Mailing Season In

    The Yankees kept blowing opportunities to score. In the first, Derek Jeter led off with a single, but was caught stealing. In the second, the first two men reached, but again, New York couldn't get a hit with runners in scoring position...

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  8. NFL Power Rankings: Week 7

    The Saints move atop the Power Rankings this week after a dominating 48-27 victory over the Giants. That leaves just four undefeateds left in the NFL...

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  9. Yankees vs. Angels ALCS Preview: New York Aims to Get Rally Monkey off its Back

    Among the 134 pitchers Derek Jeter has faced at least 20 times in his Hall of Fame career, he has the lowest batting average against Scott Kazmir (.111) and Jered Weaver (.118). That's not a good sign...

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  10. NFL Power Rankings: Week Six

    Who would've thought that the Week One snoozefest between Denver and Cincinnati, which the Broncos won, 12-7, on that miracle tipped 87-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Stokley, would turn out ...

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  11. Derek Jeter's Heads-Up Play Has New York Yankees Heading to the ALCS

    I watch a lot of sports and I'm a pretty laid-back person, so it takes a rather unique play for me to respond with an audible "Wow!" But that's exactly what happened in the bottom of the eighth ...

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  12. ALDS Game Three Preview: Yankees Aim for Sweep, Revenge on Pavano

    Carl Pavano robbed the Yankees of $38 million from 2005-2008 and on Sunday night, New York will look to make him pay for it...

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  13. Derek Jeter Proves Most Valuable As Yankees Topple Twins in Game One

    Everything changed in the bottom of the third inning. When Derek Jeter stepped to the plate with the Yankees trailing 2-0 to the Twins in Game One of the American League Division Series, a lot of questions were racing through the minds of Yankees fans...

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  14. ALDS Game 1 Preview: Yankees Should Trounce Tired Twins

    Well, it wasn't the 19-inning game I had hoped for, but it was close. The Twins outlasted the Tigers, 6-5, in 12 innings on Tuesday night to win the American League Central tiebreaker and clinch ...

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  15. NFL Power Rankings: Week 5

    The Mannings stand atop the NFL mountain after the quarter-pole of the regular season. Eli's Giants are 4-0 after dismantling the Chiefs down in Kansas City and Peyton's Colts are also undefeated following a similar crushing of the Seahawks...

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  16. How Brett Favre Is Helping the Yankees' Drive For 27

    Is Brett Favre a Yankee fan? Even if he isn't, a lot of Bombers supporters are certainly fans of No. 4 after his second unretirement and subsequent signing with the Minnesota Vikings ...

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  17. Bright Lights, Big Quandary: Who Should be on N.Y. Yankees' Postseason Roster?

    Now that the Yankees have clinched home field advantage throughout the playoffs, they can sit back and wait to see whether they'll be playing Detroit or Minnesota in the American League Division Series...

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  18. NFL Power Rankings: Week Four

    Many questioned my rankings last week, when I placed Cincinnati 13th—three spots ahead of Pittsburgh. I did that because the Bengals had just beaten the Packers, who defeated the Bears in Week One, who downed the Steelers the following week...

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  19. Yankees Look To Clinch Division This Weekend Vs. Red Sox

    After clinching a playoff spot with an impressive series win in Anaheim, the Yankees head home for their final regular season showdown with the Red Sox as New York attempts to put away the AL East once and for all...

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  20. NFL Power Rankings: Week 3

    The Bengals' 31-24 upset win over the Packers at Lambeau Field really shook up the rankings, as Cincinnati jumped from 25th to 13th in front of Green Bay...

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  21. Why This Week Could Decide How the New York Yankees' Next Month Will Play Out

    The Yankees' magic number to clinch a playoff spot is just one, but what they do once they reach the postseason may be decided this week...

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  22. Slip, Slip, Jorge: Why Posada Is to Blame for the Yankees-Blue Jays Brawl

    Jorge Posada's hot-headed nature has often been applauded because it usually leads to the catcher defending his Yankee teammates, but on Tuesday night against the Blue Jays, Posada's temper put New York in a dangerous situation...

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  23. NFL Power Rankings: Week Two

    The first week of the NFL season began with an overtime thriller on Thursday and ended with a couple last-minute touchdowns on Monday. So, now that we've seen all 32 teams play, I present to you my first Power Rankings of 2009...

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  24. From Heaven to Earth: Yankees-Angels Is One Devil of a Playoff Preview

    Now that Derek Jeter has finally passed Lou Gehrig as the franchise's all-time hit leader and the Yankees have completed an easy 17-game stretch against four teams with tee times this ...

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  25. Captain's Number Crunch: A Prediction of Derek Jeter's Final Career Stats

    With Derek Jeter set to eclipse Lou Gehrig's Yankee record of 2,721 hits this week, I got to thinking about what the captain's final career resume will look like...

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