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Coleman: Ah, MLB Under Bud; If Ratings Are There, It Must Be Right — Right?

Don’t worry about what’s right or wrong, or better yet what makes sense. We’ll just keep making it up as we go along.

10/11/2012

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Palladino: Yankees Must Conquer Their Demons — Now

This is what makes the Yanks so interesting: no one truly knows which team will appear on the field this weekend. Or for Friday’s wild card game. Or for a 163rd game in Baltimore.

10/02/2012

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Palladino: Yankees Just Hanging On — But For How Long?

It’s a fight for survival at the top of the AL East , where some weird stuff could happen if the standings remain static.

09/13/2012

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Bobby Valentine: ‘Who Knows?’ Yankees Could Miss Playoffs

Before Sunday night’s win, Valentine weighed the chances of one team in Yankee Stadium missing the playoffs. And he wasn’t talking about the Red Sox.

07/30/2012

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By The Numbers: The Last Wild Card Race

Major League Baseball is trying to return the importance of winning the division, but by creating a two-team cushion, not only has the division race been stripped of its excitement, but winning the wild card race no longer holds any importance.

04/26/2012

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Major League Baseball Expands Playoffs To 10 Teams

Major League Baseball expanded its playoff format to 10 teams Friday, adding a second wild-card in each league.

03/02/2012

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Sweeny: Can The Grandyman Do It Again?

I would be surprised if Granderson hit 40 or more home runs again, but since he has demonstrated the power is there I would be disappointed if he didn’t hit at least 30. I shared that thought with hitting coach Kevin Long and asked for his reaction.

03/02/2012

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Brees vs. Stafford: Let’s Air It Out

by Christian S. Kohl As Wildcard weekend kicks off this Saturday, look no further for four quarters of unrelenting aerial assaults than the battle of Saints vs. the Lions. The mind-boggling yardage totals compiled by […]

01/05/2012

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Bengals And Texans Prepare For Trench Warfare

by Christian S. Kohl The matchup between Cincinnati and Houston this Wildcard Weekend pits two similarly constructed teams against one another in a battle that will most likely be hard-fought, low scoring, and defensively oriented. […]

01/05/2012

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Manning, Cruz Lead Giants Through Adversity

Many felt the New York Giants started the 2011 season as a team of destiny. Destined to miss the playoffs. Injuries were the primary reason for Big Blue’s poor prognosis. A slew of players did […]

01/05/2012

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The Jets’ Blame Game

As his franchise feverishly prepared to chase that elusive Super Bowl title following two seasons that ended in conference championship purgatory, Jets head coach Rex Ryan all but exhorted New York City to preorder tons […]

01/05/2012

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Palladino: Jets Have Good Start To Tough Road Ahead

It’s hard to find anything bad about the Jets’ 37-10 win over the ragged Chiefs Sunday. But here’s one negative. One big thing, actually.

WFAN–12/12/2011

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MLB To Add Two More Wild Cards; Astros To AL In 2013

Mets fans: Have you been dreaming of an NLCS rematch between New York and Houston? If so, it’ll have to happen in 2012.

WFAN–11/17/2011

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Coleman’s Corner: The 5-Game Division Series Has Got To Go

While people are falling all over themselves to add more wild-card teams to the MLB postseason mix, how about assessing what currently exists?

WFAN–10/12/2011

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B&C Morning Show: Debating Another Wild Card

Kicking off the 9 a.m. hour, Boomer & Craig got locked into a spirited debate on the idea of MLB adding a second wild card to their playoff format.

WFAN–09/29/2011

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