1. Why the 'Perfect Game' Is a Bad Omen for Teams

    On June 13, San Francisco’s Matt Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in Major League Baseball history. Since that 10-0 win for the Giants , the team has won only four of their next 10 games...

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  2. Chicago White Sox: Paul Konerko Batting Title Would Be One for the Ages

    There’s still a lot of games yet to be played in the season, but we are seeing a couple of interesting developments in the batting-title races for both leagues...

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  3. Milwaukee Brewers: 10 Greatest Pitching Performances in the All-Star Game

    Last night, Zack Greinke got the win in the Brewers' 1-0 extra-inning win over the Chicago White Sox by tossing nine innings of three-hit ball. Greinke improved his record to 8-2 and lowered his ERA to 2...

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  4. NBA Finals 2012: LeBron James, Four Score 20 and Kudos to Mike Miller

    The 2011-2012 NBA season came to a close last night with the Miami Heat winning the title with a 121-106 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Here’s a look at a few interesting stats from yesterday’s game...

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  5. NBA Finals Game 5 History Not a Good Omen for OKC Thunder

    It’s all pretty simple: If the Heat win tonight, the series is over and they win the NBA title . If the Thunder win, we head back to Oklahoma City for Game 6 and the series continues for the Thunder on their home court...

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  6. NBA Finals 2012: Russell Westbrook, Mario Chalmers and the 2-3-2 Series Format

    The Miami Heat have taken a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals with a 104-98 win over Oklahoma City last night. They can wrap up the series at home on Thursday...

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  7. Milwaukee Brewers Close to Challenging Record for One-Season Team Decline

    We’re not even midway through the 2012 season, but that won’t prevent us from analyzing the 2012 season and what is going wrong with the Milwaukee Brewers ...

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  8. NBA Finals: Shane Battier Supports Miami's Big Three with Big Threes

    A lot of experts figured that the NBA Finals would come down to a battle between the Big Three for each team, Miami’s LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh vs. the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden...

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  9. U.S. Open: Can an International Golfer Win for the 3rd Straight Year?

    The final round of the 118th U.S. Open tees off today at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. American Jim Furyk and Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell go into the final round tied for the lead at one-under par...

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  10. NBA Finals: Don't Shoot the Ball!

    Imagine playing a pickup basketball game with your buddies at the local gym or playground. What would you say if you played for 15 minutes and never got a chance to shoot the ball? ...

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  11. U.S. Open: Why the Second Round Will Determine the Winner

    There is good news and bad news for Michael Thompson … First, the good news: in his very first U.S. Open, Thompson has the lead after the first round, and he leads by three shots...

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  12. Thunder vs. Heat: Winning Finals Games by Winning the Quarters

    The Oklahoma City Thunder were down 54-47 at halftime of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, after losing the first quarter 29-22 and tying the Heat in the second quarter, 25-25...

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  13. NBA Finals: Durant, Westbrook Join Legendary Duos with Game 1 Scoring Outburst

    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook not only outscored the whole Miami Heat team by themselves in the second half of Tuesday’s Game 1 win, but the high-scoring duo from ...

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  14. NBA Finals: Will LeBron James Score 32 Points in Miami's Game 1 Win Tonight?

    If you believe in numbers and stats and karma (and if you’re anywhere near a roulette wheel) you may want to put money on Miami’s LeBron James scoring 32 points tonight in Game 1 of their NBA Finals series against Oklahoma City...

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  15. Milwaukee Brewers: Home Runs Are an Important Weapon for 2012 Season

    Ryan Braun and Martin Maldonado each hit a home run in the Milwaukee Brewers ' 6-5 win over the Padres on Sunday. You may be saying to yourself, "Big deal...

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  16. MLB Standings: How Important Is the HR to a Team's Win-Loss Record?

    How important is the home run to a team’s success? If you ask the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros this morning, they will tell you that the long-ball is very important...

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  17. Kings vs. Devils: History in the Making at the Stanley Cup Finals!

    With their 2-1 win last night, the New Jersey Devils became only the third team in NHL history to go from being down three games to none in a seven-game finals, to winning the next two games and force a Game 6...

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  18. Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics: 10 Game 7 Stats You Need to Know

    Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics in Miami…Game 7! A trip to the NBA Finals is the reward for the winner. Tonight is the first conference finals Game 7 since 2005, when the Detroit Pistons defeated the Miami Heat ...

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  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: Scott Brooks Becomes 54th Coach to Make NBA Finals Debut

    Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks will be making his debut as an NBA Finals coach when the series starts on Tuesday. Brooks was, however, a player on the 1994 Houston Rockets , who won the title over the New York Knicks ...

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  20. NBA Playoffs: Kevin Garnett Climbs the Stats Ladder for NBA's Greybeards

    One of the storylines that has resonated throughout the NBA playoffs this year has been the “aging” Celtics ...

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  21. NBA Playoffs 2012: Will Home-Court Advantage Regain Its Mojo for Game 6?

    Just like the Oklahoma City Thunder who did it the night before, the Boston Celtics last night became the first road team to win in their series against the Miami Heat , defeating the Heat 94-90 in Miami...

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  22. Milwaukee Brewers' 54-Game Record Not Providing Much Hope for Fans

    If Milwaukee Brewers fans are hoping for a turnaround to the team’s 2012 season, their 54-game record is not providing much hope, especially if you compare this year’s 54-game record to previous seasons ...

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  23. Tiger Woods Wins 73rd Tourney; Andres Romero Becomes 70th Runner-Up!

    In a tournament that Jack Nicklaus hosts and on a course that he designed, Tiger Woods won his 73rd PGA tournament yesterday at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, tying him with Nicklaus for second on the all-time wins list...

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  24. NBA Playoffs: Series Tied at 2-2... What Happens in Game 5 (and the Series)?

    Last night, the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 109-103, and tied their Western Conference Finals series at 2-2...

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  25. Milwaukee Brewers All-Stars: Players with Short Stints in Milwaukee

    Fans of the Milwaukee Brewers have watched many of their favorite players on the All-Star Game stage since the team came to Milwaukee in 1970...

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