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Jodie Meeks #20 of the Detroit Pistons prepares to shoot a free throw against the Toronto Raptors on March 24, 2015 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jared Max: How Would You Change Professional Sports?

If you could implement one new rule in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL, what changes would you make?

17 hours ago

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30 Players: Martinez Ready To Make Mark In Cardinals Rotation

Teams don’t often trade a young pitcher like Shelby Miller, but when you’re a team like the Cardinals with a surplus of young pitching ready to break out seemingly every year, it may be a bit more common. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak basically said after trading Miller that one reason he did so was to make room in the rotation for Martinez, a top prospect who pitched out of the bullpen in 2014.

17 hours ago

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Mets Skipper Wants To Get Look At Red-Hot Lagares In 9-Hole

Juan Lagares has been making his case for the Mets’ leadoff spot with a scorching spring. But Terry Collins wants to see what his lineup will look like with Lagares batting behind the pitcher.

20 hours ago

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Forbes Estimates Yankees Worth $3.2 Billion; Mets 7th On Most Valuable List

Forbes says the Bombers are baseball’s most valuable team for the 18th straight year.

22 hours ago

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10 Bold Predictions For The Upcoming MLB Season

Before the baseball season gets underway next weekend here are 10 bold predictions about the upcoming season.

03/25/2015

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Mets’ Wheeler Officially On Rehab Trail Following Tommy John Surgery

The Mets said team medical director Dr. David Altchek operated in New York on Wednesday to reconstruct the 24-year-old right-hander’s ulnar collateral ligament.

03/25/2015

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30 Players: Garcia Still Has Breakout Potential For White Sox

For a player with parts of three Major Leagues seasons on his resume, it’s still relatively unknown what kind of big league player Avisail Garcia will be.

03/25/2015

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Stocking Shelves And Shelling Clams: The Unglamorous Offseason Of A Minor Leaguer

Minor league living is hardly large. Meal money, for one, is tough to stretch beyond Pizza Hut and pales in comparison to the majors.

03/25/2015

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Tanaka, Not Sabathia, Lined Up To Start Yankees’ Opener

Though it appears the Japanese ace will get the call, manager Joe Girardi still isn’t ready to make it official.

03/25/2015

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Palladino: Colon Just As Good An Opening Day Choice As Harvey

If the Mets expect to be relevant this year, Matt Harvey will pitch plenty of pressure games. Opening Day is not one of them. It’s just one of 162.

03/25/2015

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30 Players: Royals Have Special Arm In Brandon Finnegan

Very few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.

03/24/2015

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Mets’ Collins On Fuss Over Rotation: ‘Matt Harvey Doesn’t Really Care’

“It’s just one start,” Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday after announcing Bartolo Colon would start opening day. “I know it’s a big deal to a lot of people. To me it’s not.”

03/24/2015

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Fay Vincent On WFAN: Pete Rose ‘Will Never Get Elected To Hall Of Fame’

If Rose is given a second chance under the league’s new administration, former commissioner Fay Vincent believes baseball’s disgraced hits king will still be shut out of Cooperstown — forever.

03/23/2015

Infielder Jose Pirela #63 of the New York Yankees participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Prospect Pirela Suffers Concussion After Crashing Into Wall

An MRI and bran scan came back normal and he was released from the hospital on Sunday. “Obviously you’re concerned when a player doesn’t get up,” manager Joe Girardi said.

03/23/2015

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets pitches before the first inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Harvey, Mets Rough Up Yankees After Scary Start

Yankees center fielder Jose Pirela was carted off the field after crashing into the wall on Juan Lagares’ inside-the-park home run, the first of three long balls off CC Sabathia, and the New York Mets beat their crosstown rivals 6-0 behind a dominant effort from Matt Harvey.

03/23/2015

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