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The top homegrown dynasties in North American sports history

Craig Stouffer

The decline is inevitable, but Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada and the retired Andy Pettitte will be remembered as much for what they did collectively with the New York … Continue reading

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Top 5: Ways for Twins to beat Yanks

It’s 12 losses in a row and counting for the Minnesota Twins in the postseason, including nine straight against the New York Yankees. At this point, they’ll try anything to reverse the curse:

5. Royal blue glasses » Tinted specs could make New Y… Continue reading

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Top 5: Playoff rotations

While CC Sabathia and the questionables — sounds like a music group — try to figure out how little rest they can handle, the Phillies might never even get to their bullpen in the postseason.

5. New York Yankees » Sabathia (21-7, 3.18 ERA) can’… Continue reading

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Padres collapse not Mets’ mess

The difference between surrendering a 6 1/2-game division lead over the final six weeks of the season — like the San Diego Padres did on Sunday — and giving up a 7 1/2-game lead over the final three weeks — as the New York Mets did in 2007 — isn’t … Continue reading

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Feels like October with Rays-Yanks

Don’t you just love the Major League Baseball postseason? Every pitch matters, every decision gets drawn out, every game seems to last well past your bedtime.

Wait, you mean it hasn’t started yet, and the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays aren’t yet… Continue reading

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