1. Johan Santana and Chan Ho Park Battle; Mets Win 1-0

    Wednesday night's game between the Mets and Phillies featured either two outstanding pitching performances or two anemic offenses. Most would agree that exceptional pitching is responsible for the 1-0 win for the Mets over division rival Philadelphia...

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  2. Surprise, Surprise: Rangers Blank Capitals for 2-0 Series Lead

    Henrikl Lundqvist put on a one-man show Saturday afternoon and his stage was the Verizon Center. The New York Rangers goaltender saved 35 of 35 shots and Ryan Callahan provided the only goal of the game for a Rangers shutout win...

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  3. Sheffield Hits Number 500 In Mets Walk-Off Win

    Mets outfielder Gary Sheffield became the fourth-oldest player in Major League Baseball history to hit 500 homeruns on a night when the Mets welcomed former manager Willie Randolph back to New York...

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  4. Daniel Murphy: A Sleeping Stud for the New York Mets

    The New York Mets' offense was noticeably anemic today in their spring training game against the Atlanta Braves. In their defense, most of the offensive stars are either playing in the World Baseball Classic or did not make the trip to Orlando...

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  5. What MLB Teams Can Do in This Struggling Economy

    Every industry from banks to hotels to professional sports leagues have been affected by this global economic crisis. So far, only the Arena Football League has been forced to shut down, at least for the 2009 season...

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  6. Rangers Lose Again: Time To Give Up On New York?

    Hope seems to be dwindling for a team with so much talent. The New York Rangers lost again Monday night, this time at the hands of the last-place St. Louis Blues...

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  7. Breaking Down the New York Mets Projected Lineup

    Pitchers and catchers will report in a matter of hours. This means Spring Training and the 2009 MLB season will have begun by the time I wake up tomorrow...

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  8. Rangers Beat Caps in Shootout, Turning Point for Season?

    Last night's defeat of the Washington Capitals may have meant more than just the two points. This victory could be a turning point for the Rangers, who have been flirting with mediocrity recently...

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  9. Bobby Valentine Goes Undercover

    On June 9, 1999 the Mets played an interleague game against the Toronto Blue Jays, which they won 4-3 in 14 innings. During the game Mets manager Bobby Valentine was ejected for arguing with the umpire...

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  10. New York Mets' Success Hinges on the Bullpen

    The past two seasons have been nothing short of a major disappointment for Mets fans and players alike. Missing the playoffs for two consecutive years after having sizable leads in the division left many heartbroken...

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  11. Mets and Citi Deal In Limbo

    Conflicting reports came out this morning about the marketing deal that would give naming rights to the Mets' new stadium to Citigroup. ESPN.com reported that Citi is exploring the possibility of backing out of the 20-year, $400 million deal...

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  12. Cardinals Defense Lets Arizona Down

    After Larry Fitzgerald scored a go-ahead touchdown with 2:47 remaining in Super Bowl XLIII, I said to my co-workers watching with me at work, "It ain't over yet...

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  13. Oliver Perez, New York Mets Agree On Three-Year Deal

    Several unconfirmed reports have revealed an agreement between the Mets and Oliver Perez on a new three-year contract. Perez won his arbitration case and will make $12 million each year...

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  14. BREAKING NEWS: John Maine, New York Mets Avoid Arbitration

    When pitchers and catchers report for duty in two weeks, John Maine will be among those arriving in Port St. Lucie, FL. The 27-year-old right-hander signed a one year contract with the Mets today worth $2...

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  15. All-Star Games: A Thing of the Past?

    This past weekend, in addition to being an off week for the NFL, was the NHL All-Star Weekend. The Eastern Conference won the game 12-11 in a shootout...

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  16. Remembering the 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers, 15 Years Later

    I was five years old when I heard the screams coming from downstairs. After rushing down from our bedroom, my brother and I found my father kneeling on the floor, crying. Nothing was wrong...

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  17. Should The Giants Keep Plaxico?

    Giants fans, like all fans worry about the success of the team, how their players are performing, and what the match ups look like for the next game...

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  18. The Presidents and the Games They Played

    As Inauguration Weekend comes to a close, I would like to take a moment and reflect on the people who have served as President of the United States. What we sometimes forget is that being President only makes up a small fraction of who a person is...

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  19. What the Loss of Steve Spagnuolo Means to the Giants

    The most important acquisition the New York Giants had prior to the 2007 season was not a player or draft pick. The hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator had a greater impact on the success of the team these past two seasons than any player..

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  20. New York Mets Sign Two Players to Contracts

    The New York Mets yesterday signed Duaner Sanchez and Jeremy Reed, both to one-year contracts. Sanchez will make just under $1.7 million in 2009, while Reed's deal is worth $925,000...

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  21. Super Bowl XLIII: 12 Days and Counting

    Sports' biggest day of the year is a mere 12 days away, and although the hype of the big game is being overshadowed by the inauguration of our 44th President, those of us in the sports ...

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