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R.A. Dickey wrote a farewell letter to Mets fans this weekend, just as they always dreamed he would (it's in the Daily News instead of under their pillows, but you take what you can get), in which he thanked everyone from his old teammates to the head g…
Yanks may be in transition but don't count them outUpdated Dec 23, 2012 Share TweetMaybe you've read that this has been a difficult offseason for the Yankees. Maybe you've noticed that some people have already declared them toast in 2013. There's just one problem with that opinion.Source: MLB.comShare TweetRyan Freel, a former Major League Baseball player known for his fearless play but whose career was cut short after eight seasons by a series of head and other injuries, was found dead Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla., according to the Jacksonville Sheriff…Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetIt's a sad day for baseball fans-Nick Swisher is going to the Cleveland Indians for what could possibly be a five year, $70 million deal. Unfortunately, Cleveland being Cleveland, we will likely never see Swish again. With that hard truth in mind, we bi
Swisher Will Be Missed By YanksDec 23Buster Olney discusses what the loss of Nick Swisher means to the Yankees.
Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16Dec 23The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Sn…Dec 23PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…Dec 23PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
NFL Week 16 review: John Clayton's Last CallDec 23There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.