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Derek Jeter Hits a Walk Off To Help The Yankees Win His Final Career Home Game At Yankee Stadium

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It was a movie ending for baseball’s biggest superstar.

In his final at bat in the Bronx, at Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter had a game-winning walk off hit in the bottom of the 9th, to give the Yankees a 6-5 victory. Continue reading

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April Fools! Yankees and Mets 2014 Campaigns Starting Off As a Joke

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The excitement of opening day has taken a sudden turn towards malaise.

The Yankees and Mets have started off the season 0-4 and some of the easy to spot problems for both clubs are rearing their heads early. Continue reading

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Sports Valentine’s – Our Favorite Loving Athletes Showing Their Heart On Today’s Holiday

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Valentine’s Day.  Ah, the love.

Well, that also extends to the sports world.  Let’s look at some of our favorite athletes who we are reminded of today: Continue reading

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Derek Jeter Will Retire After The 2014 Yankees Season

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New York Yankees icon, Derek Jeter, has announced the 2014 season will be his last.

Like Mariano Rivera this past year, Jeter has given everyone one year’s notice that he will retire after a Hall of Fame caliber career. Continue reading

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Dan LeBatard Is Not a Hero, But He’s the Baseball Hall-of-Fame-Voting Writer We Need [Thanks, Deadspin]

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Today, it was revealed that the long unknown writer who Deadspin procured a Baseball Hall of Fame ballot from was from Miami Herald and ESPN host, Dan LeBatard.

It will be controversial and LeBatard will surely be crushed by his peers – who take the vote seriously enough to be outraged but not serious enough to fill out proper ballots – but should be seen as a person who helped shed a bit of light on a broken process. Continue reading

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A-Rod Blasts Bud Selig and Major League Baseball on Mike Francesa’s WFAN Radio Show

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If you thought Alex Rodriguez storming out of a court room would be all the fireworks we would have today, you were mistaken.

After getting publicly mad during his PED arbitration hearing on his suspension, A-Rod popped onto Mike Francesa’s radio show on WFAN and YES Network to go off on Commissioner Bud Selig and Major League Baseball’s actions against him. Continue reading

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David Price Feels He is Above Public Criticism, Nerds, Even Though He Once Called For Rex Ryan To Be Fired On Twitter

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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher, David Price, had a meltdown on Twitter last night, getting mad at the TBS post game show analysts for criticizing him for his part in the Boston Red Sox 7-4 victory in Game 2 of the ALDS. Continue reading

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Henderson Alvarez Completes a No-Hitter on Walk-Off Wild Pitch

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Henderson Alvarez threw the 5th no-hitter in Miami Marlins history, Sunday.  It will go down as one of the strangest in MLB history.

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Mariano Rivera’s Final Yankee Stadium Appearance Ends With Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte Taking Him Out Of The Game

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Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer in the history of Major League Baseball, and now, the pitcher with the lowest ERA as well, left the mound one last time Thursday, and he was not alone.

Long time teammates and two of the “Core Four”, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte came out to make the pitching change with one out left in the 9th and helped the Yankee Stadium crowd say goodbye to a legend. Continue reading

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Yankees’ Andy Pettitte Announces His Retirement

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For the second time, Andy Pettitte has decided to call it a career, at a Friday press conference announcing his retirement.

He will retire as the all-time leader in postseason wins (19), along with a firm place as one of the greatest starting pitchers in the long history of the New York Yankees. Continue reading

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