1. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Dec. 12

    The top two teams in the country went down on Saturday, providing a bit of a shake-up to the top line of my projections, but there's still plenty of time for those squads to climb their way back into contention for the overall No...

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  2. New York Yankees Once Again Quiet at Winter Meetings

    Last year, the New York Yankees missed out on signing Cliff Lee and wound up with a rag-tag rotation that included Ivan Nova, Freddy Garcia and Bartolo Colon...

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  3. March Madness 2012: December Projections for the Field of 68

    As we enter December, there are 15 undefeated college basketball teams remaining in the country. They are all in my projected field of 68, but what other 53 squads would make the ...

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  4. 2012 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Nov. 28

    Who says November is too early to start looking ahead to the March Madness Field of 68? With a bunch of early-season tournaments completed and a top-ranked team already going down, ...

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  5. College Basketball Rankings: Preseason Top 44

    College basketball season is around the corner, and that means it's time to break out my preseason rankings using my unique mathematical formula. The formula has three parts: A...

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  6. New York Yankees 2011 Season: Pitcher Grades

    After missing out on Cliff Lee this past offseason, the Yankees entered 2011 with a bunch of question marks in their rotation. Could A.J...

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  7. New York Yankees 2011 Season: Position Player Grades

    Entering the 2011 season, the New York Yankees knew that they'd have to rely on their lineup to get them back to the postseason...

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  8. Yankees vs. Tigers ALDS Game 3 Preview: Sabathia, Verlander Get Another Shot

    Fans were cheated out of a CC Sabathia/Justin Verlander showdown in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, when rain suspended play in the middle of the first inning on Friday night at Yankee Stadium...

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  9. New York Yankees-Tampa Bay Rays Series Preview: How Hard Should New York Play?

    With a little more than a week left in the regular season, the New York Yankees have little to worry about. Unlike last year, they are a comfortable five games up on the Boston Red Sox for the American League East lead and are even 3...

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  10. Yankees-Red Sox Series Preview: More Than Just First Place on the Line

    The Yankees entered their last series against the Red Sox needing to prove they could beat the two-headed monster of Jon Lester and Josh Beckett. On Aug...

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  11. 2011 US Open: Picking All 127 Matches of the Men's Draw

    At this year's US Open, I predict a top-five seed will go down in the second round, three unseeded players will reach the Round of 16, a top-four seed will miss the semis and we will see a familiar final...

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  12. New York Yankees Doing a Great Job Diversifying Offense

    Through the first 14 games of this season, the Yankees smashed a club-record 27 home runs, the most in the Majors by a large margin, leading many to worry that they were relying too heavily on the long ball...

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  13. Mariano Rivera: Not the Greatest Closer of All Time Against the Red Sox

    People like to call Mariano Rivera the greatest closer of all time despite the fact that he only pitches one inning at a time, unlike those who came before him, such as Goose Gossage, ...

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  14. MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees' Silence Will Lead to Postseason Mediocrity

    With Ubaldo Jimenez headed to Cleveland , the Yankees are left with few options to bolster their rotation for the stretch run...

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  15. Hall of Fame Predictions: Lining Up the Next 20 Years of Inductees

    With second baseman Roberto Alomar and pitcher Bert Blyleven being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, it's time to turn our attention to next year's Cooperstown class...

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  16. Yankees-Rays Series Preview: Derek Jeter Eyes 3,000 Hits Against Tampa Bay

    Standing three hits shy of 3,000 for his career, Derek Jeter 's last chance to accomplish the milestone at home comes this weekend as the Yankees host the Rays for four games before the All-Star break and an eight-game road trip...

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  17. Yankees-Brewers Series Preview: New York Goes to Bat Against Familiar Faces

    While the Red Sox and Phillies duke it out this week, the Yankees have an opportunity to widen their lead in the American League East as they face the Brewers . Milwaukee, which leads the National League Central by three games over St...

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  18. Wimbledon 2011: How Roger Federer Will Win His Seventh Title

    Just four of the eight men who have made this year's Wimbledon quarterfinals were supposed to be here, but that quartet is the odds-on favorite to also advance to the semifinals...

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  19. Yankees-Rockies Series Preview: Bombers Aim to Continue Strong Interleague Play

    After taking two out of three in Chicago and Cincinnati , the Yankees return home with a sparkling 6-3 record against the National League this season...

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  20. New York Yankees-Red Sox Series Preview: New York Must Even Score vs. Boston

    After a slow start, the Yankees put together a strong 6-3 West Coast trip, but now the true test begins as they return to the Bronx for a three-game set against the Red Sox ...

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  21. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal: The French Open Final We've Been Waiting For

    After Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer in five sets at the 2009 Australian Open final, Federer wept openly on the court...

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  22. Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic: Breaking Down the Semi Everyone Was Hoping For

    The other semifinal features a five-time winner of this tournament, but the matchup everyone is looking forward to on Friday at the French Open is between 2009 champion Roger ...

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  23. Curtis Granderson's Critical Sacrifice Bunt Is Encouraging Sign for Yankees

    Probably my favorite moment of the Yankees' season so far took place Sunday afternoon against the Mets. With the score tied at three and nobody out in the bottom of the seventh, Curtis Granderson stepped to the plate with runners on first and second...

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  24. French Open 2011 Odds: The 15 Men Most Likely to Win on the Clay

    Thinking of wagering a few dollars on the 2011 French Open ? Five-time and defending champion Rafael Nadal and red-hot Novak Djokovic are the odds-on favorites, but what dark ...

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  25. 2011 French Open: Top 10 Potential Breakout Performances in 2011

    Novak Djokovic has won 39 consecutive matches, Rafael Nadal is the defending and five time champion and Roger Federer has won a record 16 Grand Slam titles...

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