1. Baltimore Orioles: The Best Story No One Is Talking About in MLB

    It is the middle of August and the Baltimore Orioles lead the American League Wild Card race. Yes, you read that correctly, but allow yourself some time to process that...

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  2. Green Bay Packers: 5 Players to Watch Against the Cleveland Browns

    After the Green Bay Packers finished up their preseason game against the San Diego Chargers last week, it became clear that there is still work to be done in order to get ready for the 2012 season...

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  3. New York Mets: Terry Collins Makes Curious Switch to 6-Man Rotation

    The New York Mets announced they will be switching to a six-man rotation starting Sunday, and the timing of the move raises some eyebrows...

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  4. New York Mets: Why R.A. Dickey Should Be a Shoe-in for the 2012 Cy Young

    New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey has had a memorable 2012 on and off the field. Dickey's year started with the release of his book , setting up his remarkable back-story ...

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  5. Mets: 5 Reasons the Latest Collapse Should Not Be Blamed on Terry Collins

    After another promising start to a season, the New York Mets have fallen into the same trap that seems to catch them every year. After beating the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 30, the Mets record stood at 43-36, above and beyond expectations...

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  6. New York Mets: Innings Limit Will Prevent a Zack Wheeler Call-Up

    New York Mets prospect Zack Wheeler got a promotion, but not the one fans wanted. Wheeler moved up from Double-A to Triple-A after going 10-6 with a 3.26 ERA and 117 strikeouts in 116 innings of work...

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  7. New York Mets: What Recent Slide Means for David Wright's Contract Situation

    Entering July, the New York Mets were in contention for a playoff spot, with plans of continuing their magical season on into the dog days of summer...

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  8. Matt Harvey Makes MLB Debut with Mets in Tough Situation

    The New York Mets can try to quell expectations all they want, but Matt Harvey is already under a lot of pressure. The 23-year-old right-hander will make his major league debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday...

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  9. New York Mets: 5 Ways Matt Harvey and Zach Wheeler's Call-Ups Will Help the Club

    The magical 2012 season for the New York Mets has come to a screeching halt. New York has stumbled out of the gate after the All-Star break as they have lost nine out of 10 games and are under ...

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  10. New York Mets: Is Losing Dillion Gee the End of the Magical Season?

    New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee got some concerning news over the All-Star break. The right-hander had a blood clot in this right shoulder resulting in a damaged artery...

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  11. New York Mets: Why Their Sluggish 2nd-Half Start Is Concerning

    It is safe to assume that almost everyone has been guilty of hitting the snooze buttons on their alarm clocks to catch a couple extra minutes of shuteye in the morning. The same holds true for the New York Mets ...

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  12. Reasons Why Bobby Parnell Can Be a Star Closer for the New York Mets

    In a season where the New York Mets have a lot of questions surrounding the strength of their bullpen, one guy has been the answer for them all season. That guy is reliever Bobby Parnell...

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  13. What Should the Oakland Raiders Do with Their 2012 Cap Space?

    Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie already has done more work with the team's salary cap than he would have liked to in 2012...

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  14. Baltimore Orioles: Starting Pitching Is Key to 2012 Playoff Push

    The Baltimore Orioles showed their hand by trading for veteran slugger Jim Thome to bolster a recently stagnant lineup. That move signified one thing to baseball and O's fans: the Birds are in the race for playoff spot in 2012...

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  15. Oakland Raiders: 6 Most Overpaid and Underpaid Players Currently on the Roster

    As with any business in the world, there are good deals made and bad deals made. The same holds true in the NFL ...

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  16. Oakland Raiders' Report Card Grades for Every Positional Unit

    Hope springs eternal for the 2012 Oakland Raiders with training camp set to open in about a month. Oakland enters this season with a new general manager in Reggie McKenzie, a new ...

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  17. Oakland Raiders: What Are the Realistic Predictions for Carson Palmer in 2012

    There are a lot of expectations surrounding Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer in 2012. After the Raiders traded their 2012 first-round pick and a conditional second-round ...

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  18. Developments Oakland Raiders Fans Can Look Forward to During Training Camp

    It is always fun to look at Organized Team Activities ( OTAs ) and get a prelude of things to come for the upcoming NFL season because it allows fans to get an early look at their team and satisfy their craving for football...

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  19. Oakland Raiders: Players Who Have to Improve for Success in 2012

    The 2012 Oakland Raiders will be looking to get out of their own "Black Hole" and do something they have not done since the 2002 season: make the playoffs...

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  20. Green Bay Packers: Evaluating the 2009 Draft

    In this society of instant gratification, it is easy to forget that time is needed in order to properly evaluate any situation in life. The same holds true in the NFL ...

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  21. No-Han for Johan! Santana Pitches First No-Hitter in Mets History

    In hindsight, it was well worth the wait. It only took till game 8,020, but the New York Mets finally have their first no-hitter in franchise history thanks to the left arm of Johan Santana in a 8-0 defeat of the World Series champion, St...

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  22. Green Bay Packers: 6 Rookies to Impact the Defense in 2012

    The 2011 Green Bay Packers had one major flaw that prevented them from returning to the Super Bowl and defend their Super Bowl XLV title: the defense...

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  23. Green Bay Packers: Jermichael Finley Is Primed for a Career Season in 2012

    The 2011 NFL season was labeled the "Year of the Tight End" by some football experts and fans with players like Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham lighting up the highlight reels and filling the stat sheet...

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