1. Kentucky Derby 2012: Longshots Experts Should Respect

    The beauty of the Kentucky Derby is that once the twenty horses reach the starting gate, you can throw out the odds at that moment. Each three-year-old and jockey leaves the starting gate with the goal and belief of winning the "Run for the Roses...

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  2. Kentucky Derby 2012: Top 10 Reasons Why This Is America's Best Race

    The 138th Kentucky Derby is fast approaching, and for two minutes on Saturday, the entire sports world turns its attention to Churchill Downs. The Run for the Roses is horse racing's grandest stage and makes household names for those lucky enough to win..

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  3. Kentucky Derby 2012: Comparing the Field to Last Year's

    With post positions drawn Wednesday for the 138th Kentucky Derby (and odds set by oddsmaker Mike Battaglia), we now know the 20-horse field that will enter the starting gate at Churchill Downs this Saturday...

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  4. Ian Kennedy: Two Years After the Yankees Traded Him, Having the Last Laugh

    Ian Kennedy made his Major League debut with the New York Yankees on September 1st, 2007. He earned the win, allowing one earned run in seven innings, striking out six, walking two and allowing five hits...

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  5. Kentucky Derby 2012: Is This the Year for Trainer Dale Romans?

    He has been knocking on the door for years—and this could be the year it finally swings open. Trainer Dale Romans brings Dullahan—the winner of the 88th running of the ...

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  6. New York Mets: Jason Bay Just Can't Catch a Break

    Here we go again, Mets fans. Today the New York Mets (9-8) placed left fielder Jason Bay and starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey on the disabled list...

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  7. Kentucky Derby 2012: Don't Forget About Hansen Come Derby Day

    In the 28 times the Breeders' Cup Juvenile has been run since 1984, only one winner—Street Sense—was able to come back six months later and win the Kentucky Derby...

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  8. The Top 25 Sports Records That Will Never Be Broken

    They say records are meant to be broken. Not all of them. Some records will stand the test of time, immortalizing the players, coaches and teams that accomplished the achievements...

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  9. Kentucky Derby 2012: Gemologist Will Be Tough to Beat

    For the past three years, the winner of the Wood Memorial Stakes has been among the favorites—and often the favorite—to win the Kentucky Derby. I Want Revenge crossed the finish line first in 2009...

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  10. Is David Wright's Time Coming to an End in New York?

    We know two things two weeks into David Wright's 2012 season with the New York Mets : he has been injured, and he has played at an extraordinary high level. Wright is 17 for 34 (...

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  11. Pat Summitt Steps Aside as Tennessee's Women's Basketball Coach

    Pat Summitt has stepped down as Tennessee's women's basketball coach. According to the university , Summitt will be succeeded by longtime assistant Holly Warlick...

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  12. New York Giants' Chase Blackburn and Chad Jones Are Feel-Good Stories

    The NFL is a business. The New York Giants understand the NFL is a business. The Giants pride themselves as an organization that "does it the right way...

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  13. New York Mets: Financial Woes Preventing Team from Parting with Jason Bay

    It looked like a great signing in the 2010 offseason. The New York Mets , trying to erase the stench of a 70-92 season in 2009, signed outfielder Jason Bay to a four-year, $66 million contract on Dec...

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  14. New York Yankees: Derek Jeter Is Not Done Yet and Still Producing

    It cracked off the bat and cut through the warm air on a Sunday night in the Bronx, sailing over the right field fence in Yankee Stadium before settling five rows deep in the stands...

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  15. NBA Playoffs 2012: Can New York Knicks Finally Get out of the 1st Round?

    Short answer: No. The New York Knicks have not gotten out of the first round since 1999-2000, when they lost in the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Indiana Pacers ...

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  16. Sports Movies: Best and Most Underrated of the Past 20 Years

    Hoosiers. The Natural. Field of Dreams. Rudy. Rocky. Raging Bull. Bull Durham. The Pride of the Yankees. Listed above are eight of the greatest sports movies ever made...

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  17. 2012 NBA Draft: 10 NBA Draft Prospects You May Not Know

    Yes, the NFL draft gets all the attention. Why shouldn't it? It's a three day spectacle that has pundits and fans alike going ga-ga for months...

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