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Entries by Len Berman from 11/2010

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.01.2010 | Sports
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The San Francisco Giants are one win away from their first West Coast World Series championship after beating Texas 4-0. The Giants now lead 3 games to 1.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.02.2010 | New York

A bad night for Texas teams all around: the Colts beat the Texans in Monday night football 30-17.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.03.2010 | New York

Par for the course that Madison Square Garden canceled a game with Orlando because of asbestos issues. The Knicks have been toxic for years.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.04.2010 | New York

The Wakefield Massachusetts high school track and field team found themselves in a bit of a controversy. They made up sweatshirts that read WTF. What's wrong with that?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.05.2010 | New York

The Mets suspend their long-time clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels in an illegal gambling investigation. It reportedly doesn't include betting on baseball.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.08.2010 | New York

Penn State Coach Joe Paterno wins his 400th game. The third to do it. (John Gagliardi and Eddie Robinson are the others.)

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.09.2010 | New York
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There's nothing more uncomfortable than being a reporter covering a team when you know the coach is going to get fired.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.10.2010 | New York

Miami may have James, Wade and Bosh, but Utah has Paul Millsap. He scored 46 points as the Jazz dumped the Heat in overtime in Miami.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.11.2010 | New York

So many people are worked up over Derek Jeter's win. Face it, the managers and coaches who vote spend about 12 seconds on their ballot, or about twice as long as I do when I vote for the Heisman.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.12.2010 | New York

Jenn Sterger, who supposedly received penis pix from Brett Favre, met with the NFL. Favre, meanwhile, announces he'll retire after this season. Is this his 8th retirement announcement or 9th?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.15.2010 | New York

Kevin Love of Minnesota scored 30 points and grabbed 30 rebounds in one game. It hadn't happened in 28 years. So what do you call 30 and 30 in the same game? "Playing against the Knicks."

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.16.2010 | New York

There's one athlete among the finalists for Time Magazine's Person of the Year, and it's sure to piss off Cleveland fans. It's none other than LeBron James.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.17.2010 | New York

Spoken like an agent. Cliff Lee's representative says there are a "multitude of teams" interested in his client. Translation: "Spend even more money, Yankees."

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.18.2010 | New York

Portland's Greg Oden has morphed into Carl Pavano when he played for the Yankees. He's out for the season again with knee surgery. In his four NBA seasons, he has played just 82 games.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.19.2010 | New York

Tiger Woods did a radio interview with ESPN yesterday morning and he tweeted, "The best part about phone interviews is getting to wear shorts." With his history, at least he was wearing something.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.22.2010 | New York

In a move that surely will cause groans among Mets fans, 61-year Terry Collins is the choice to be their new manager. He last managed 11 years ago in Anaheim.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.23.2010 | New York

So how's this LeBron thing working out in Miami? They lost at home to Indiana last night, 93-77. They are 8-6, a worse record than Miami had last year after 14 games.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.24.2010 | New York

Here's a warm and fuzzy holiday story. The Yankees have told Derek Jeter to go ahead and test the market if he doesn't like their offer. Nice.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.29.2010 | New York

It's never too early to start beating the drums. The agent for Plaxico Burress says two teams are interested when he gets out of jail. What, only two?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 11.30.2010 | New York

There's another gender controversy in Africa. You remember the South African runner Caster Semenya. She was investigated and cleared to compete as a woman. Now comes the Equatorial Guinea soccer team.