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LeBron Wins 2nd Straight Finals MVP

He’s the most decorated player in the National Basketball Association and when it mattered most, LeBron James once again came through for the Miami Heat.

06/21/2013

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LeBron Answers Critics In Game 4

Miami Heat superstar and NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James looked like a shell of himself in Game 3 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs. He promised he would play better in Game 4 and just like the mailman, he delivered.

06/14/2013

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Sports Verdict: Most Impressive Start To The Season? Mariano Rivera Vs. Miguel Cabrera

Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.

05/16/2013

LeBron James of the Miami Heat poses with head coach Erik Spoelstra, left, and team president Pat Riley after being named the 2012-2013 NBA MVP. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

MVP Mystery Solved: Gary Washburn Explains Why He Didn’t Vote For LeBron James

Washburn’s column in the Boston Globe ended a brief and puzzling who-done-it after LeBron came in one vote shy of a historic unanimous selection.

05/06/2013

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Giglio: Carmelo Anthony’s (Poor) Attendance Hurts MVP Case

The scoring is there. The leadership is there. The MVP look is there. But the star of the team isn’t.

01/11/2013

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Silverman: Manning, Peterson Stage Comebacks For The Ages

Football fans care about the MVP, the Rookie of the Year and the Coach of the Year. Comeback Player of the Year? Wake me when we get to the good part. But this year, it IS the good part.

12/20/2012

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Yankees’ Rivera Not Concerned With Rehab Status

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera would prefer to not know the status of his recovery from a torn ACL.

07/18/2012

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Kevin Durant Wins All-Star MVP

The Oklahoma City Thunder forward scored 36 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help the West build a 21-point cushion

02/27/2012

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Kobe Breaks Jordan’s Record For Career All-Star Points

Bryant broke Jordan’s record of 262 points on a dunk with 4:57 left in the third quarter. That gave him 20 points for the game.

02/26/2012

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The Great Debate: Who Wins The NFL MVP Award?

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers tore apart more than just gift wrap on Christmas Day 2011, shredding the Chicago Bears’ secondary for a career-high five touchdowns in a Week 16 rout that helped cement […]

01/05/2012

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Keidel: Unjustified Justin Verlander

Sometimes an argument is simple, no matter how muddled and complex we make it. If Pedro in his prime couldn’t win the MVP, then Justin isn’t justified.

WFAN–11/23/2011

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Aaron Rodgers Named Super Bowl XLV MVP

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the MVP of the Super Bowl, an honor his Packers predecessor Brett Favre never earned.

WFAN–02/06/2011

Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles is congratulated by team mate Todd Herremans #79 after scoring a touchdown against the Washington Redskins on November 15, 2010 at FedExField in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Dynamic Vick Playing Like An MVP; Giants On Deck

Michael Vick had just scored after another dazzling run against the Redskins when Eagles fans at a local sports bar began chanting: “M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!”

WFAN–11/17/2010

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Don’t Just Look At Old Standbys For NFL MVP

Scoff as you might, probably the best player in the NFL halfway through the season doesn’t throw passes. He doesn’t catch them, either, nor kick the ball.

WFAN–11/12/2010