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Posted 12.18.2011 | Sports

Santa Claus will always be the talk of December. And everybody knows November is reserved for turkeys. But October? Well, there's only one Mr. October...

The Most Dysfunctional Teams In Sports History

Bleacher Report | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

With each mediocre season and every shocking collapse that occurs as the postseason nears, there is a throng of players and coaches behind the scenes ...

Could Big Papi Join Rival Yankees?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

Could David Ortiz pull a 'Johnny Damon' this winter? Judging from the comments the Red Sox slugger made to ESPN's Colleen Dominguez on Wednesday, join...

Jorge Posada Tears Up After Yankees Loss

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

The signature chant of "Hip Hip, Jorge!" may never reverberate through the upper reaches of Yankee Stadium again. OK, there may be Old Timer's Day app...

Tigers Moving On To ALCS To Play Rangers

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Now the Detroit Tigers can believe anything is possible. They beat the New York Yankees in Game 5. At Yankee Stadium. Escaping jam after ...

Pinstriped Problems: Yankees Go Out With A Whimper

AP | By MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- There was Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit and Mariano Rivera's record-setting save. Another division title and the best record in the American L...

Yankees Season Ended By Tigers

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Detroit Tigers survived a tense trip back to Bronx, with Jose Valverde and the bullpen holding on time and time again to beat the...

BACK TO THE BRONX

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — With the season on the line and no better options, the Yankees sent A.J. Burnett to the mound and hoped for the best. New York's $82....

Yankees Ace Struggles With Command

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.03.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — CC Sabathia's wild night has the New York Yankees on the brink of elimination. Sabathia matched his playoff high with six walks and D...

Speed Kills: Justin Verlander Pushes Yankees To Brink Of Elimination

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.03.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most,...

ALL TIED UP: Tigers, Yankees Head Back To Detroit At 1-1

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees failed to finish off their rally in the rain. Better bounce back quickly, though. Justin Verl...

Tigers Tie Series

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Jose Valverde and the Detroit Tigers nearly let this one slip away. Instead, they're on solid footing with ace Justin Verlander set ...

Aces Flushed

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The rainy season rolls on. The playoff opener between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees was suspended because of rain in the s...

2011 World Series Odds: Which Team Will Win It All?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

If the 2011 MLB postseason is even half as entertaining as the unforgettable final night of the regular season, then we're in for a thrilling October....

MLB Wild Card Timeline: The Shots Heard 'Round The Internet

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

The art of fiction? It is dead, felled in 1951 by one swing of Bobby Thomson's bat. In 2011, the art of tweeting joins fiction in the grave. A...

The Great Red Sox Collapse, in 140 Characters or Less

Jeff Polman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports
Jeff Polman

This year's historic Red Sox meltdown may have been more statistically horrendous on many levels than their 1978 swan dive, but with Boston having gone all the way in '04 and '07, the emotional letdown hasn't been nearly as severe.

Rays Pull Off Stunning Comeback With Clutch Homer In Ninth

Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

Two outs, down 7-6 in the bottom of the ninth and the Rays down to their last strike, pinch-hitter Dan Johnson delivered the miracle his team so despe...

LIVE BLOG: MLB Wild Card Races Come Down To Final Game

Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

It has all come down to the final game(s) of the season. Well, it could come down to an extra game tomorrow if things stay the way they are. The R...

WATCH: Rays Turn Triple Play To Keep Pace In Wild Card Race

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Russell Martin has had a unique two days. The Yankees catcher homered and also hit into a triple play in New York's 5-3 loss ...

Rays Win To Move Into Wild-card Tie With Red Sox

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon sat alone in his office, waiting for the reaction of his players gathered around a cluster o...

14th-Inning Homer Keeps Red Sox In Front Of Rays.. Barely

AP | By HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- About eight hours after hitting two homers that didn't help their cause, Jacoby Ellsbury put the Red Sox in control of the wild-card race ...

Tampa Finally Beats Yankees To Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports

By HOWIE RUMBERG, Associated Press NEW YORK -- Rays manager Joe Maddon heard a few cheers coming from the clubhouse and reached for the computer mo...

All In The Family: Father of Fan Who Caught Jeter's 3000th Hit Snags Foul Ball At Yankees' Clincher

Posted 11.22.2011 | Sports

Dedicated New York Yankees fan Christian Lopez made headlines after he caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit -- a home run -- and graciously returned it to...

Yankees Clinch A.L. East Crown With Win Over Rays

Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports

By RONALD BLUM, Associated Press NEW YORK -- A month past his 40th birthday, Jorge Posada walked up to home plate and found himself in a position s...

Yankees Clinch 16th Playoff Trip In 17 Years

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports

By RONALD BLUM, Associated Press NEW YORK -- Jorge Posada came off the bench and helped the Yankees to yet another first-place finish with a go-ahe...