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WATCH: Giants OF Loses His Bat

Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

It's usually the ball that most batters have trouble with when facing Toronto knuckleballer and 2012 NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey. But during one pl...

In Defense of the World Baseball Classic

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The WBC is far from perfect, but it is also a lot of fun for many people and an opportunity to highlight one of baseball's biggest accomplishments in recent years.

RG3's Injury Fuels the Player Safety Debate

Mitch Goldich | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports
Mitch Goldich

Griffin's injury wasn't directly related to the controversy surrounding defenseless receivers and helmet-to-helmet hits, but it was connected to that topic. It was about the culture. Should he have played through the pain, or should he have stayed on the bench?

R.A. Dickey Pens Bittersweet Farewell Note To New York

New York Daily News | Posted 12.24.2012 | Sports

A little over a year ago I was knocking around book titles with my publisher when we finally found a keeper. The minute I heard the words, “Wherever...

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Len Berman | Posted 02.17.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Jeremy Lin returned to the scene of the crime last night. The sports world was gripped with Linsanity last season thanks to his unlikely story. But now he's with Houston and in last night's homecoming he scored 22 points.

Dickey's Farewell Message For Mets Fans

Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports

The tale of R.A. Dickey is beginning a new chapter and the knuckleballer wanted his fans to hear it from him. The 38-year-old is taking his knuckl...

The Mets Should Have Traded R.A. Dickey

Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Christopher Rosen

As a baseball trade, the move Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made here is basically unimpeachable.

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Len Berman | Posted 02.16.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The Mets agree on a deal to ship Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey to Toronto. It's contingent on Dickey signing a contract extension with the Blue Jays.

R.A. Dickey And The Myth Of One Great Year

FanGraphs | Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports

Like many others, I’ve expressed some bewilderment on Twitter about how the Mets are handling their negotiations with R.A. Dickey. Dickey was one of...

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Len Berman | Posted 02.13.2013 | New York
Len Berman

R.I.P. Big East Conference. It looks like the seven basketball schools are breaking away to form their own conference.

Can R.A. Dickey Repeat Cy Young Successs?

FanGraphs | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

The emergence of R.A. Dickey as an ace-level pitcher made for one of the best stories in baseball. The 37-year-old knuckleballer had started to show p...

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Len Berman | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Kobe Bryant became the fifth player and the youngest to reach the 30,000 career point plateau in last night's Lakers win in New Orleans. The other four? Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain.

R.A. Dickey Goes On The Daily Show

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Despite winning the 2012 NL Cy Young Award and becoming the first Mets pitcher to win 20 games since Frank Viola in 1990, R.A. Dickey's future in New ...

Christopher Rosen

Does R.A. Dickey Want To Stay With The Mets?

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.19.2012 | Sports

In the last year, New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, released a memoir ("Wherever I Wind Up"), became the first pit...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.15.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The Mets' R.A. Dickey wins the National League Cy Young Award. David Price of Tampa Bay is the American League winner.

VOTE: Who Should Win The NL Cy Young Award?

Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

While there were several superlative pitching performances in the National League -- there were five starters who had an ERA under 3.00 with at least ...

Mets Fans Deserve Better

Jerry Kremer | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Jerry Kremer

It's time for the Mets to become a competitive part of the city sports scene and to give their beleaguered fans some real hope.

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Len Berman | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey wins his 20th game, the first knuckleballer to do so since Joe Niekro in 1980.

A Look at What's Hot and Not in the World of Sports

Kelli Gail | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports
Kelli Gail

Taking a look at the top 10 of what's hot or not in today's world of sports.

Christopher Rosen

'Knuckleball!': Get To Know The Best Sports Film Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment

Don't be fooled by the title: the new documentary "Knuckleball!" is about a lot more than the notoriously twisty pitch of the same name. "For us it...

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Len Berman | Posted 10.24.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Talk about exclusive clubs. There's one knuckleball pitcher in the Majors, R.A. Dickey, who is having a breakout season. And now a movie coming next month, Knuckleball!, recounts the story of Dickey and the recently retired Tim Wakefield.

ESPN's Jeremy Schaap: Giving a Voice to Penn State's Victims

Joshua Kors | Posted 09.16.2012 | Sports
Joshua Kors

Amidst an American media with a seemingly untaintable reverence for Penn State's legendary football coach, Schaap has stood alone in holding Joe Paterno's feet to the fire.

WATCH: Most Memorable Moments From MLB's First Half

Posted 07.13.2012 | Sports

Play ball! Again! The two most uneventful days of the sports calendar are over. The MLB All-Star break is behind us. In cased you missed it, the S...

How to Rebound Like R.A. Dickey

Rick Newman | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports
Rick Newman

For once, we are treated to a sports star ascending the national stage and talking not about his own greatness, his Hollywood girlfriend or his pimped-out fleet of Bentleys, but about self-awareness, the wisdom of his mentors, and the Zen of the knuckleball.

The Mets' Biggest Problems Aren't On The Field

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports
Annemarie Dooling

As both a fan of the 2012 New York Mets and someone who considers herself in touch with reality, I have absolutely no problem admitting that this team...