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2013 MLB Opening Day : Cabrera’s 2-Run HR Spoils Dickey’s Debut With Blue Jays.

Thanks to a two-run home run from shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey’s (0-1) debut with the re-tooled Toronto Blue Jays(0-1) was less than memorable in a 4-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians(1-0). In front of a sellout crowd of over 48,000, the former New York Mets knuckleballer surrendered four runs over six innings, and also display a lack of control over his trademark pitch, as he
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Pittsburgh Penguins : No Sweet 16, Sabres ‘Bust Pens’ Bracket’ in 4-1 Upset

The streak is finally over for the Pittsburgh Penguins as they fell to the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday, 4-1. Kevin Porter scored two goals and Ryan Miller made 19 saves for the Sabres who snapped a four-game losing streak. Pittsburgh (28-9-0) was only three wins away from holding the longest winning streak in the history of the National Hockey League. It was their first game without Sidney Crosby (jaw) in the
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Mike Rice : Thanks To ESPN, Rutgers Preparing Media Firestorm.

In December Rutgers men's basketball coach Mike Rice got suspended for three games due to using derogatory language towards his players and an incident that was video taped two-to-three years ago in which he threw basketballs at the heads of his players, pushed and kicked several others. He was also fined $50,000 by athletic director Tim Pernetti. Today ESPN ran an Outside The Lines feature on what happened including showing the video, which has
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Raiders Land QB Flynn, Trade Palmer To Cardinals

After the Oakland Raiders completed the trade to bring in quarterback Matt Flynn from the Seattle Seahawks it meant looking ahead and finding another trade partner to take on the contract of Carson Palmer. It was announced today that he was sent to the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals not only got Palmer received a 2013 seventh-round pick from the Raiders as well sent over in the deal was a a 2013 sixth-round pick and a conditional
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2013 NFL Free Agency: Raiders Improve Secondary, Sign CB Porter

In a move to improve the secondary in 2013 the Oakland Raiders have announced the signing of veteran cornerback Tracy Porter. During the 2012 season he was limited to just six games with division rival the Denver Broncos  due to various health issues, the 26-year old attempts to revive his career with a one-year deal. The good news is that he will start opposite Phillip Adams in the secondary. He fits well in
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(VIDEO) Islanders F Martin Motions To Trainers After Knocking Out Devils F Kostopoulos

Matt Martin of the New York Islanders hit New Jersey Devils forward Stephen Gionta and then dropped the gloves with Tom Kostopoulos, who took exception with the hit. The fight ended with Martin dropping Kostopoulos and then motioning to the trainers to come on the ice. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4i9HIJNoKk&sns=em This is not familiar site in the NHL, but a classy move none-the-less from Martin. Martin's concern was understandable giving how Kostopoulos dropped
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2012 NBA Draft: Is It The Worst In NBA History?

In 2005 the NBA made the now infamous rule (one-and-done) that put an age limit on when an individual can declare for the draft. Arguably the two biggest impact to the game has been the lack of developing talent at the college level, which has translated to poor play at the professional level. While it became necessary for the league to make changes to the draft, commissioner David Stern failed to understand the ramifications
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2013 MLB Opening Day : Pirates Drop Home Opener To Cubs

PITTSBURGH -- All it took was one solid hit for the Cubs to wrestle away Opening Day momentum from the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates lost 3-1 to the Chicago Cubs, with Pirates ace A.J. Burnett being on the hook for all three runs, two of them coming on a two-run home run to the left-center field seats by Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo in the top of the first inning.
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2013 MLB Opening Day: Pitcher’s Duel Between Hernandez, Anderson

The Oakland Athletics started the 2013 with a solid pitching performance and yet the visiting Seattle Mariners was even better resulting in a tough loss to start the season for the A's. Brett Anderson who only started six games in 2012 due to recovering from Tommy John surgery and then straining an oblique got off to a great start to the season by striking out the side to open the 2013 season and started the
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2013 MLB Opening Day: Pitcher's Duel Between Hernandez, Anderson

The Oakland Athletics started the 2013 with a solid pitching performance and yet the visiting Seattle Mariners was even better resulting in a tough loss to start the season for the A's. Brett Anderson who only started six games in 2012 due to recovering from Tommy John surgery and then straining an oblique got off to a great start to the season by striking out the side to open the 2013 season and started the