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A-Rod says he won’t waive no-trade clause

A-Rod says he won’t waive no-trade clause

It might be great fun to spin the wheel of possible trade destinations for Alex Rodriguez, but the embattled New York Yankees star says our party is already over. Speaking to reporters after the Yankees were swept out of the postseason on Thursday night…
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  • CC embarrassed with Game 4 clunker vs. Tigers

    CC embarrassed with Game 4 clunker vs. Tigers

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2012
    For their last line of defense, the Yankees had ace CC Sabathia on the mound on Thursday, and they thought that just might be enough to avert a sweep in the American League Championship Series.
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  • Teixeira misses the mark on defense in Game 4

    Teixeira misses the mark on defense in Game 4

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2012
    With their offense in hibernation, the last thing the Yankees could afford in Game 4 of the ALCS was a defensive meltdown from a four-time Gold Glover. But that's what happened to Mark Teixeira, and it not only cost the Yankees a run, it taxed ace CC Sa…
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  • Scherzer, Tigers power their way into World Series

    Scherzer, Tigers power their way into World Series

    For the first time since 2006, the Tigers are back in the World Series. Miguel Cabrera was one of three players to go deep as Detroit beat the Yankees 8-1 and swept the ALCS 4-0.
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  • The Detroit Tigers Are World Series-Bound After A Dominant Swee…

    The Detroit Tigers Are World Series-Bound After A Dominant Sweep Of The New York Yankees

    deadspin.com Oct 18, 2012
    There will be many dissections and analyses of just how much of a drubbing the Tigers laid into the Yankees during this 2012 American League Championship Series, but if you even watched an hour of any given game, you saw near-complete domination of the …
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  • Deadspin Up All Night: Yeah, This Is How We Chill

    Deadspin Up All Night: Yeah, This Is How We Chill

    deadspin.com Oct 18, 2012
    Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin, and of the New York Yankees' public execution. Erik Malinowski will be here before too long; until then, do your thing. More »
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  • Your "Rain, Rain Go Away" Belated Baseball Open Thread

    Your "Rain, Rain Go Away" Belated Baseball Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 18, 2012
    A-Rod's not playing. But the Yankees, Tigers, Giants, and Cardinals are. The skies are clear! Please talk about what goes on in their games down in the comments. More »
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  • Everything You'd Ever Want To Know About Kyna Treacy, The Girl …

    Everything You'd Ever Want To Know About Kyna Treacy, The Girl In The Stands A-Rod Was Macking On

    deadspin.com Oct 18, 2012
    Last Saturday, Alex Rodriguez allegedly attempted to woo a pretty lady in the stands during his team's Game 1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Now, the object of A-Rod's affection has been identified as Kyna Treacy, Australian model and owner of her own swim…
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  • Blue Jays claim righty Brummett from Phillies

    Blue Jays claim righty Brummett from Phillies

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2012
    The Blue Jays picked up right-hander Tyson Brummett off waivers from the Phillies after claiming Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins and Yankees reliever Cory Wade earlier in the week.
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  • A Speculative Column About A-Rod Being Traded Contains The Dumb…

    A Speculative Column About A-Rod Being Traded Contains The Dumbest Sentence You'll Read Today

    deadspin.com Oct 18, 2012
    With Alex Rodriguez quickly falling out of favor in New York, speculation has started to fly about whether or not the Yankees would be interested in trading Rodriguez in the offseason. This morning, USA Today's Bob Nightengale got in on the action with …
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  • Cliff Corcoran: It ain't over but -- no, World Series hopes alr…

    Cliff Corcoran: It ain't over but -- no, World Series hopes already over for Yankees

    CNNSI.com Oct 18, 2012
    . . . it's over. The Yankees haven't been elimianted just yet but they trail the Tigers 3-games-to-0 in the ALCS, and that's just the start of their problems, writes Cliff Corcoran.
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  • All signs point to Yankees' Alex Rodriguez heading out of New Y…

    All signs point to Yankees' Alex Rodriguez heading out of New York after being benched in the biggest games of this postseason

    nydailynews.com Oct 18, 2012
    Sometimes you hear this about Alex Rodriguez, who has been pinch-hit for twice in the playoffs and been benched entirely for three games, in favor of the immortal Eric Chavez: You hear that, hey, Billy Martin benched Reggie Jackson in Game 5 against the…
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  • Alex Rodriguez just one of many possible roster moves that awai…

    Alex Rodriguez just one of many possible roster moves that await Yankees GM Brian Cashman this winter

    nydailynews.com Oct 18, 2012
    This figures to be the busiest offseason for GM Brian Cashman since 2008, when the Yankees responded to missing the playoffs for the first time in 13 years by going on a $423 million free-agent spending spree.
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  • Video - What Is In The Yankees' Future? 02:38

    What Is In The Yankees' Future?

    Oct 18
    Baseball Tonight looks at the upcoming moves the Yankees will make in the offseason.
  • Video - Tigers Sweep Yankees To Reach World Series 01:31

    Tigers Sweep Yankees To Reach World Series

    Oct 18
    Tigers complete sweep with game 4 win over the Yankees.
  • Video - Tigers Headed To World Series 03:56

    Tigers Headed To World Series

    Oct 18
    Baseball Tonight recaps the Tigers' 8-1 win over the Yankees to reach the World Series.
  • Video - Joe Girardi On The Yankees Falling To The Tigers 00:57

    Joe Girardi On The Yankees Falling To The Tigers

    Oct 18
    Joe Girardi talks after the Yankees' game 4 defeat.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Week 7 Picks

    Oct 18
    Last week: 8-6, .571. To date: 51-40, .560. San Francisco 20, Seattle 9. Have mercy on Russell Wilson, NFL Nation. Jim Harbaugh?s 49er teams have lost five regular-season games, including the 26-3 drubbing by the Giants last Sunday. Following the other …
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 7 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 18
    The NFC has dominated interconference games, John Clayton writes, but the AFC gets a break from that in Week 7.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 18
    Seahawks (+7) over 49ERS I've been mangling the meaning of "irony" since the eighth grade, so tell me if this scenario qualifies ... A writer re...