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State of the Race: Tale of Two Games (and Seasons)

State of the Race: Tale of Two Games (and Seasons)

nytimes.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
If the Yankees win the division, Sunday's victory may be the game that defines the season. But if Baltimore takes the A.L. East, it will be Saturday's defeat in Toronto that should haunt them most.
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  • David Price becomes 15th member of ‘The Black Aces’, first 20-g…

    David Price becomes 15th member of ‘The Black Aces’, first 20-game winner in Tampa Bay history

    yahoo.com Oct 1, 2012
    David Price became the first 20-game winner in Tampa Bay Rays history on Sunday, pitching seven strong innings in a 6-2 win over the Chicago White Sox. The tall lefty also earned another cool honor with the victory, becoming the 15th member of "The…
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  • The Orioles Clinched A Playoff Berth For The First Time Since 1…

    The Orioles Clinched A Playoff Berth For The First Time Since 1997 So Of Course There Was A Fire On The Team Flight

    deadspin.com Oct 1, 2012
    The Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Sunday afternoon before beginning a season-ending series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday. They hoped to clinch a playoff spot in front of their fans at Camden Yards while watching game one of a day-nig…
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Sports Columnists

  • Defense still leading way for Chicago Bears

    Oct 1
    The Bears' defense is aging, but it put on a dominant display in Dallas.
  • Los Angeles Lakers' Letter of the Day -- A

    Oct 1
    Can Los Angeles Lakers' many type-A personalities coexist on the same team in 2012-13? J.A. Adande turns to Steve Jobs for some insight.
  • Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gam…

    Oct 1
    The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…