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Derek Jeter, Still Baseball's Most Underrated Overrated Player

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Jeter's place in Yankee, and indeed baseball history, is significant, but still not clear. Much of that will take shape after Jeter retires.

12 Memorable Moments Of Pirates' 2013 Season

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 10.11.2013 | Sports

After a historic season for Pittsburgh, the Pirates didn't have an answer for Adam Wainwright on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the ALDS. But don't be s...

Platitudes and Tautologies in Post-Season Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

With eight teams still left in the playoffs, baseball's biggest post-season battle, the one between platitude and tautologies, can begin.

WATCH: Umpire Charges The Mound

Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports

During the sixth inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett ruffled the feathers of home pla...

Rosin Bag Explodes On Pitcher.. Again

Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

For the second time this season, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett had a rosin bag explode all over him. Once again, it came in a game against t...

Pirates Players Prank Reporter

Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing After the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Houston Astros 5-4 in walkoff fashion thanks to a Houston error, Root Sports p...

Baseball Player Hit With Explosive April Fools' Day Prank?

Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

After a rosin bag exploded over pitcher A.J. Burnett during the opening-day game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs, there was just o...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Yankees are going downright thrifty. Hal Steinbrenner says the Yanks are going to lower their payroll in the coming years.

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Len Berman | Posted 04.18.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Gary Carter has died far too young. The Hall of Fame catcher made his name in Montreal, but it was his trade to New York that made the Mets. If only life were like baseball, Gary Carter would have again refused to make the last out.

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Len Berman | Posted 12.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Does anybody seem to care that the NBA will start canceling regular season games? Sports fans are yawning. Is it NFL syndrome? Fans just expect things to work out as they did in football?

You're Welcome, New York: How My Reverse Juju Helped The Yankees Win Game 4

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

My absence gave the team strength. My lack of faith improved A.J.'s control. My despair brought A-Rod's bat back to life. My fore-ordained knowledge that the Yankees would lose paradoxically put them ahead.

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Len Berman | Posted 12.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

How confident are Yankee fans tonight? The truth is, not very. Desperate for a win, they hand the ball to A.J. Burnett to save their season. He has the highest earned run average of any regular Yankee starting pitcher.

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Len Berman | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So, did struggling Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett secretly shoot his manager the bird when he was taken out of the game? The picture evidence looks incriminating.

A.J. Burnett Divorce? Agent Shoots Down Rumors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

UPDATE: According to his agent Darek Braunecker, Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett is not getting divorced. Sports blogs and message boards were abuzz wit...

Today's Front Pages: July 29

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Human nature being what it is, Yankee fans know that A-Rod has 3 strikeouts in each World Series game, but they couldn't tell you how many A.J. Burnett recorded last night -- 9.

Joba Chamberlain, Dad Harlan's Postgame Hug Reminds Fans Of Baseball's Heart

Yahoo! Sports | 'Duk | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The throng of media members around the makeshift stage seemed impenetrable, but Harlan Chamberlain motored his way through all of the cameras and note...

Yankees One Win Away From World Series

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: The Angels defeated the Yankees 7-6. EARLIER: ANAHEIM, Calif. -- (Associated Press) After an off day, the Yankees will try to close out the...

Canyon of Haircuts

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

How long "Empire State of Mind" -- the unofficial anthem of the World Series Champion Yankees -- stays in the minds of Yankees' fans depends on how soon they start worrying about next year.

Hey Fans! Iiiiiiiit's the Fake Michael Kay On Twitter! Who But!

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

For my money, there was one unsung hero, one key player, that transformed the New York Yankees from a third place team in 2008 to World Series champs in '09.

A Business Model for the Great Recession

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Major League Baseball should use its potential financial crisis strategically to think long-term about the business of America's Game.

My Virtual Gift List for This Holiday Season

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Now that you can give crap to people without actually having to give them anything in reality, here is my virtual gift list for this holiday season.