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If the Yankees Get Eliminated, Let Us Hope So by September 25

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FLASHBACK: September 26, 2013 -- Legendary New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera pitched his final Major League game, pitching 1-1/3 innings. Rivera entered the eighth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays and got the final two outs very easily. He then came out for the ninth. After getting the Rays' Jose Lobaton to ground out to open the inning, it finally happened: Rivera faced his final batter. On a 1-0 pitch, Rivera threw his patented cut fast ball. Yunel Escobar popped it up. Second baseman Robinson Cano put it away for out #2. Before he could face another batter and possibly…

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Cruz Azul Going From Bad To Worse

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America, Chivas, Cruz Azul and Pumas are the top four big teams in Mexico, so we can easily see them in the top 8 qualifying zone right? Well, that's a big no! America is the leader of the position board in La Liga MX with 16 points in their favor, while Chivas and Cruz Azul both have 9 and down at the bottom is Pumas with 7 points. Chivas and Pumas seem to have woken up from their nightmare that they were in, while Cruz Azul just keeps digging its own grave. It all started on May 1. 2014, where…

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National League Wild Card Race Update

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The National league wild card race has turned into a very unexpected and interesting one with two weeks left in the regular season. The most deciding race to determine the wild card might be the NL West division race. The Los Angeles Dodgers currently have a 3 game lead ahead of the San Francisco Giants after taking two out of three games in their recent series, but there is still one more remaining three game series between these two rivals in Los Angeles. Let's keep in mind that out of the remaining 13 games that the Giants have left, 7…

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Arsenal and Manchester City Clash Heads in 2-2 Draw

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Arsenal and Manchester City duked it out at the Emirates Stadium as neither team were keen on giving up 3 points. Danny Welbeck debuted for "The Gunners" and played well. He started up top as Alexis Sanchez was moved to a wider role. Welbeck was the first in the game to create a chance, but his confident chip over Joe Hart hit the post and ricocheted back into the arms of Hart. Sergio Aguero opened up the scoring as sloppy defending by Flamini and the back four allowed him to knock-in Jesus Navas's low cross in the 28th minute. Both…

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Robert Quinn to Stay With Rams for the Long Haul

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After losing Sam Bradford and losing this past Sunday, Rams fans finally get some good news today when the team signed Robert Quinn to a 4 year deal worth $65.5 million with, $41.2 million guaranteed. He is in his 4th year of his rookie contract that he signed in 2011 when he got drafted by the team with the 14th pick. Last season, Quinn had 50 total tackles, 7 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 19.5 sacks. In the past 3 seasons, Quinn has been 2nd in the league in sacks with 29 1/2, behind J.J. Watt who is 1st…

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American League Wild Card Race Update

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For the first four months of the 2014 season, the Oakland Athletics appeared to have already won the A.L. West and simply had to play out the remaining schedule to determine their opponents in the ALDS. The Athletics traded away their top prospect, shortstop Addison Russell, to the Chicago Cubs for starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. They then added ace lefty Jon Lester at the non-waiver trade deadline. As July closed out, the Athletics had a record of 66-41 and led the A.L. West by two games over the Los Angeles Angels, but as hot as they were, their…

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Adrian Peterson Indicted for Child Injury (UPDATE)

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UPDATE 1 8:40 PM, 9/12: A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Adrian Peterson, according to ESPN. The Vikings have issued a press release claiming they have deactivated AP for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. UPDATE 2 12:18 AM, 9/13: Per CNN, Peterson has been charged with "a felony charge of injury to a child." UPDATE 3 2:45 PM, 9/13: CBS is reporting that the league will be reviewing Peterson's case under the personal conduct policy. Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Texas late Friday night, and was released this morning on bond. Original Text:…

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NFL Week 2 Previews and Predictions, Part 2

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Sunday, September 14th DETROIT LIONS (1-0) @ CAROLINA PANTHERS (1-0) 1:00 pm ET @ Bank of America Stadium (FOX) Detroit got their season off to a winning start with a comfortable win over the Giants, and within 10 minutes of the opening kickoff, Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson served notice to the rest of the league that they are prepared to lead the Lions forward after disappointing finishes to their recent seasons. While not talked about as much as the likes of Brees or Manning, Stafford has quietly been improving every season, and looks poised to take the next step…

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Big Weekend for New Signings

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Club football is back this weekend after a long two week international break. Many leagues will start again in 6th gear with some big games being played. Many last minute transfers may also make their debuts for their new clubs. Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and Radamel Falcao Photo Credit: Dave Thompson/PA  All three are reportedly set to make their United debuts this Sunday as Manchester United takes on ex-captain Rio Ferdinand and Queens Park Rangers. United have yet to secure 3 points this season as they look to get back in the race with their spectacular summer signings. This may…

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Chicago Cubs: Is Jon Lester a Good Fit?

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It is no secret that the Chicago Cubs have spent the past three seasons trading away their best starting pitching for offensive prospects and draft picks. A number of those prospects -- Arismendy Alcantara, Javier Baez, Jorge Soler -- have found themselves in the Major Leagues this season with many more -- Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber -- still awaiting their chances. Even though they have had and continue to have their struggles as they learn to play in the Majors, these sluggers have already shown promise that they will help turn around the Major Leagues' 26th-ranked offense in terms of runs scored.…

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