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Alex Rodriguez (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: Is A-Rod Overrated?

Alex Rodriguez is the player other major leaguers think is the most overrated? Makes me wonder why we bother asking them anything at all sometimes.

WFAN–06/01/2011

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SI Players’ Poll: A-Rod, Joba Chamberlain, Derek Jeter MLB’s Most Overrated

185 major leaguers have spoken: The Yankees are overrated. Alex Rodriguez (18%), Joba Chamberlain (12%) and Derek Jeter (7%) were voted No. 1, 2 and 3 in this year’s “Most Overrated Player” poll by Sports Illustrated.

WFAN–05/31/2011

Tiki Barber (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Tiki Barber Creates Stir With Anne Frank Comparison In Sports Illustrated

Tiki Barber is at it again. In the same issue of Sports Illustrated that added fuel to Mets owner Fred Wilpon’s firestorm, the comeback-kid running back compares himself to one of the most renowned victims of the Holocaust.

WFAN–05/26/2011

Sandy Alderson, Fred Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mets’ Payroll Under $100M In 2012? Alderson Says Don’t ‘Overreact’ To Reports

The bad news keeps piling on for Mets fans. Not only did owner Fred Wilpon tell SI’s Tom Verducci that the franchise is “bleeding cash” but that the team is unlikely to re-invest most of the money coming off the payroll in 2012.

WFAN–05/25/2011

Fred Wilpon (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Keidel: Right Said Fred

Assuming you don’t get the obscure pop culture reference in the title, Fred Wilpon is more than too sexy for the Mets; he’s too tired, too jaded, and too fated for failure.

WFAN–05/24/2011

Fred Wilpon (credit: Ed Coleman/WFAN)

Fred Wilpon Unplugged, Part II: Mets Are ‘Bleeding Cash’

Fred Wilpon’s “lousy club” could lose up to $70 million this year, according to a second headline-grabbing profile of the Mets’ embattled owner to surface this week.

WFAN–05/24/2011

Joe DiMaggio

Joltin’ Joe’s Record Won’t Likely Be Broken Anytime Soon, Writer Says

As baseball teams begin to take the field across the nation, many are looking forward to the records that will be broken, but there’s one record has withstood the test of time and still hold strong.

03/27/2011

This image provided by Sports Illustrated shows the cover of the magazine's 2011 Swimsuit Edition featuring Irina Shayk. The Russian-born, 25-year-old learned Monday at a taping of David Letterman's show that she won the coveted spot from a photo shoot months ago in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Sports Illustrated)

Letterman Reveals 2011 SI Swimsuit Issue Cover Model

Irina Shayk learned Monday at a taping of David Letterman’s show that she won the coveted cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. “I saw it, and I couldn’t believe it,” Shayk said.

WFAN–02/15/2011

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Brees Is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman Of Year

Drew Brees was honored as Sports Illustrated’s sportsman of the year for his championship on the field and his charity off it.

WFAN–11/30/2010

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Jets’ Holmes Denies Agent’s Claims In SI Story

Santonio Holmes denied Wednesday that he told a former sports agent during a recruiting visit five years ago that he was already taking money from another agent during his college career.

WFAN–10/14/2010

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Agent: Jets’ Holmes Was Paid While At Ohio State

A former sports agent tells Sports Illustrated that while he was recruiting Ohio State receiver Santonio Holmes in 2005, Holmes said he had been taking money from an agent for a couple of years.

WFAN–10/13/2010

New York Mets manager Jerry Manuel, left, leaves the postgame news conference after the Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 2-1 in 14 innings for the final baseball game of the season Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Mets’ Manuel, Minaya To Meet With Wilpon Monday

Embattled Mets manager Jerry Manuel and GM Omar Minaya will meet with COO Jeff Wilpon on Monday, reports the Star-Ledger.

WFAN–10/04/2010

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Longtime NY Sports Writer Maury Allen Dead At 78

Longtime sports writer Maury Allen, who penned biographies of everyone from Jackie Robinson to Joe Namath and spent 27 years writing for The New York Post, has died of lymphoma. He was 78.

WFAN–10/04/2010

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Mets Brace For Shakeup At Manager, GM

Manager Jerry Manuel and general manager Omar Minaya both said Friday they have not been notified they are losing their jobs following another season filled with injuries rather than accomplishments.

WFAN–10/02/2010

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