1. Yankees Look To Continue Dominance Against Orioles

    After sweeping the White Sox, the Yankees (82-48) begin a seven-game road trip in Baltimore. The Orioles (54-77) just took two of four from Cleveland, but they remain in last place in the AL East, 5...

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  2. 2009 US Open First Round Top Quarter Picks

    Roger Federer (1) def. Devin BrittonThe top player in the world begins his quest for a sixth straight US Open title against the 1,364th ranked player on tour. Good luck, kid.Giovanni Lapentti def...

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  3. New York Yankees Look To Whitewash the Chicago White Sox in Big Series

    After losing their first series since Aug. 1, the Yankees (79-48) look to regroup this weekend against another possible playoff opponent—the Chicago White Sox (64-64)...

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  4. Yankees-Rangers Series is a Possible ALDS Preview, Definite Site for Offense

    Now that the Yankees have all but wrapped up the American League East thanks to another series win over the Boston Red Sox, New York can begin to turn its attention to the postseason...

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  5. New York Yankees Should Put Boston Red Sox in the Hamper This Weekend

    The New York Yankees wore out Boston during a four-game sweep in the Bronx earlier this month, but now New York has a chance to put the Red Sox away for good as they travel to Fenway Park for a three-game series this weekend...

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  6. Oakland Should Be Just a Speed Bump on Yankees' Road to Boston

    After a rare loss in Seattle Sunday, the first place Yankees will attempt to get back in the win column Monday as they open up a three-game series in Oakland...

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  7. It's a Doggone Shame How the Yankees Keep Joba Chamberlain on Such a Short Leash

    We all knew this was going to happen at some point. After Joba Chamberlain creeped six innings closer to his mysterious innings limit Tuesday night, ESPN and MLB...

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  8. Jays Beat Yanks: It's Time To Drop Sergio Mitre From the Rotation

    The Yankee lineup couldn't bail him out this time. Sergio Mitre allowed five runs (three earned) on six hits (two homers) and a walk as New York's seven-game winning streak was snapped in a 5-4 loss to Toronto...

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  9. Penn State's Cupcake Schedule Makes Them Bait For Florida in BCS Title Game

    My prediction that the Florida Gators will capture this season's college football national championship has nothing to do with Heisman winner Tim Tebow returning to defend last year's title. Well, it has a little to do with that...

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  10. AJ Burnett/Josh Beckett Provides Best Pitching Matchup of The Weekend

    After a brutal four-hour opener that included an astounding 18 walks between the two teams, fans should be treated to a much better pitching matchup in Game 2 of this weekend's Red Sox/Yankees series...

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  11. Yankees Can't Look Past Blue Jays

    Everyone knows what's coming up this weekend: a huge four-game set with the arch rival Boston Red Sox, a team that has beaten the Yankees all eight times they've met this season...

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  12. You Can't Put This Joba in the Pen

    Three weeks ago, some impatient Yankee fans wanted starter Joba Chamberlain, then 4-2 with a 4.25 ERA, to be sent back to the bullpen. They were wrong. Now, some overprotective Yankee executives want Joba, currently 7-2 with a 3...

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  13. An A+ For A.J. As Yanks Romp Rays

    A.J. Burnett entered Monday's start at Tampa Bay with a stellar 1.93 ERA over his last seven games, and by the time he departed around 9:30 pm, that number went down even further...

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  14. New York Yankees-Tampa Bay Rays Series Preview

    The Yankees went 9-1 on their first homestand of the second half but now hit the road for nine games as they look to hold onto a 2.5 game lead in the AL East...

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  15. Phil Hughes' Resurgence Proves How Much Easier It Is to Relieve

    Before the 2008 season began, Brian Cashman resisted the urge to acquire ace Johan Santana, instead opting to stick with his young guns, Phil Hughes and Ian Kennedy, to fill out the back end of the rotation...

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  16. Sergio Mitre Good Enough, As Yankees Best Orioles

    The Yankees are now in sole possession of the best record in the American League, and they have Sergio Mitre to thank? Well, sort of. Mitre's 5...

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  17. A Pie for Godzilla: Hideki Matsui Hits Walk-Off Homer as Yanks Beat O's

    It was like a scene out of The Natural. Hideki Matsui, playing the role of Roy Hobbs, broke his bat in the ninth and the batboy handed him a new one...

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  18. Joba Chamberlain Leads New York Yankees to Sweep of Detroit Tigers

    I couldn't blame Dean Euewhndsj for questioning my prediction on Friday that Joba Chamberlain and the Yankees would beat Edwin Jackson and the Tigers by a score of 2-1 on Sunday. After all, Joba had a 7...

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  19. Yankees Look To Tame Tough Tigers Pitching

    The Yankees open up the second half of the season by hosting the Detroit Tigers this weekend, as New York attempts to improve its dreadful 5-15 record versus first place opponents...

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  20. New York Yankees' Pitchers' Midseason Grades

    The Yankees' pitching was not a strength during the first half of the year. New York hurlers have racked up a 4.54 ERA, which is fourth worst in the American League, and their 38 quality starts rank 12th out of 14 teams...

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  21. New York Yankees: Batters' Midseason Grades

    The Yankees stumbled into the All-Star break by dropping three straight games at Anaheim and are now 2-12 against the Angels and Red Sox, two teams New York will need to beat this October if it wants to capture a 27th World Series title...

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  22. New York Yankees Sweep: Alfredo Aceves is Mediocre But Bullpen Holds Off Twins

    When Joba Chamberlain transitioned from reliever to starter, many Yankee fans cried foul. "You'll ruin our bullpen!" they shouted. But that didn't happen...

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  23. On Second Thought, Alfredo Aceves to the Rotation Is the Right Move

    When Chien-Ming Wang was placed on the disabled list last week, I just assumed that Phil Hughes would come out of the bullpen to take his spot in the rotation...

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  24. New York Yankees-Toronto Blue Jays: Alfredo Aceves Saves the Day

    Alfredo Aceves accomplished something on Sunday that Mariano Rivera hasn't done in his entire career—a four-inning save. The 26-year-old surrendered just one base runner and struck out five to close out a 10-8 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays...

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  25. Women Don't Deserve Equal Prize Money at Wimbledon

    It's the men who should be fighting for equal prize money. Wimbledon is now in its third year of equal pay for both men and women, but when you take a look at how much time the players are actually on the court, the pay isn't equal at all...

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