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TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.

05/31/2013

The Yankees’ Robinson Cano connects on a solo home run in the third-inning against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on May 1, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Francisco Homers, Bullpen Bails Out Phelps As Yankees Take Series From Astros

Robinson Cano homered and Eduardo Nunez scored the tiebreaking run after a sixth-inning double to send the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 5-4 on Wednesday night.

05/02/2013

The Yankees’ Travis Hafner, right, drives in a run in the third inning against the Astros on April 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Use NL Ball, Kuroda Length To Defeat Astros

Hiroki Kuroda settled in after a rocky start to pitch four-hit ball through seven innings, Travis Hafner had three RBI singles and the New York Yankees used small ball to beat the Houston Astros 7-4 on Tuesday night.

05/01/2013

The Yankees’ Andy Pettitte, far right, is pulled from the game by manager Joe Girardi, left, during the fifth inning against the Astros on April 29, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pettitte Has Rare Off Night, Astros Take Advantage, Bludgeon Yankees

Carlos Corporan homered among his four hits and drove in four runs, Brandon Barnes three hits and three RBIs, and the Houston Astros fit comfortably into the role of a slugging AL squad Monday night in a 9-1 romp over the Yankees.

04/30/2013

Andy Pettitte (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pettitte Likes Yankees’ World Series Credentials

Andy Pettitte expects big things from the Yankees in 2013.

03/31/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez — Who Might Not Play In ’13 — Will Make More Money Than Astros

Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined — a lot more. And he won’t even play the first half of the season, if at all.

03/29/2013

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Astros Asking Matt Dominguez To Add Offense To His Well-Known Defense

Known primarily for his glove at the hot corner, Matt Dominguez surprised with his bat by posting a .284 average with five longballs in 31 games for Houston.

03/15/2013

Lucas Duda (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Duda Has Big Day, Mets Bats Come Alive Against Astros

Lucas Duda took his spring RBI total to 7 after he collected two more RBIs in the Mets 9-6 win over the Astros.

03/09/2013

Matt Harvey (credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Makes Spring Debut Against Astros In 7-7 Tie

Matt Harvey worked two innings in his spring debut for New York, giving up two hits including a home run to former Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez, and the Houston Astros scored late in a 7-7 tie Sunday.

02/24/2013

Roger Clemens (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Clemens Calls Country Star Mindy McCready’s Death ‘Sad News’

Former Yankee Roger Clemens is calling the death of country star Mindy McCready “sad news.”

02/18/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Ezra Shaw /Getty Images), Craig Biggio  (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Hall Of Fame Voters Got It Wrong With Piazza, Biggio

There wasn’t a positive drug test or smoking syringe implicating them. They weren’t dragged in front of committees on Capitol Hill to explain themselves, and their names haven’t been tarnished by clubhouse trainers.

01/10/2013

Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves walks into the clubhouse after the Braves lost to the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3, during the National League Wild Card playoff game. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kallet: MLB’s New Wild Card Format Is Completely Unjust, And I Have A Solution

If Commissioner Selig is so insistent on having an extra Wild Card team in each league, then I have a solution. Is it a perfect solution? By no stretch of the imagination. It has its holes, and many would cry foul if it was ever implemented, but I can guarantee than it’s far more fair than what’s currently in place.

10/09/2012

Owner Fred Wilpon (L) and his son, Jeff Wilpon, of the Mets (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Keidel: Wilting Wilpons

The Mets have no money, but do they have no future?

09/21/2012

MLB commissioner Bud Selig  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Silverman: Astros To The AL Means MLB Expansion, And That’s Revolting

MLB is not talking about expansion now, but it will happen. Don’t be surprised if the “official” discussion begins this offseason and is finalized within a year. In 2015 or ’16, there will be two more teams playing in the Major Leagues.

09/13/2012

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Yankees Reacquire OF Steve Pearce From Astros

The New York Yankees have reacquired outfielder Steve Pearce in a trade with Houston, giving them another right-handed bat on the bench for the stretch drive.

08/27/2012

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