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The Dugout: Ryan Braun & Alex Rodriguez Are Probably Totally Innocent

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If you like baseball, perhaps you've heard the story of Ryan Braun -- a nice Jewish boy who was accidentally accused of steroids and suspended before the people in charge realized he was a total sweetheart and couldn't have done anything wrong -- and Alex Rodriguez, a hard-working everyman who pulled himself up by the bootstraps and became one of the best players in baseball.

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Meredith Marakovits Attempts The Fresh Prince Theme Song, Fails, Is Celebrated Anyway

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It's time we held people who attempt to sing the 'Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' theme song to a higher standard.

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Brian Cashman Finally Told Alex Rodriguez To ‘Shut The F*ck Up’

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As soon as New York Yankees paycheck collector Alex Rodriguez joined Twitter on May 31, I’m sure a lot of people shared a similar version of the thought: “Dude, this is a terrible idea.

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Joe Torre's Daughter Caught A Baby That Fell From A Window

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I don’t know how many times this has happened to me – I’m walking down the street in New York City, minding my own beeswax, when all of a sudden a baby drops into my arms.

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With Leather’s Watch This: The Miami Heat Win By 2,000 Points

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Burnsy is currently living it up on vacation in the Bahamas, so I'm left alone to figure out these "Watch This" things.

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Mariano Rivera And The New York Yankees Love To Laugh

The New York Yankees are currently in first place in the AL East with the second-best record in all of baseball, so as soon as they have that best record in baseball status locked up – and maybe toss in a few highway robbery trades as well – all will be well in the universe, according to Yankees fans.

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One More Time For Boston From The New York Yankees Fans

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There are plenty of sports events to watch on TV tonight, from the Phillies-Reds game at 7PM ET on ESPN 2 to the Sabres at Bruins on NBC Sports at 7:30 PM ET to the incredibly intense Jazz and Lakers games, on ESPN at 8 PM and 10:30 PM respectively, which will decide the fate of both of those teams, as one of them will miss the playoffs.

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You’re A Real Classy Bunch, Yankees Fans (Absolutely No Sarcasm This Time)

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Actually, I should say that most baseball teams (if not all) and fans were class acts last night, as moments of silence were held in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing at ballparks across the country.

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From Jay Z To Bob Costas, It Seems Like Rap Has Found A Home In Baseball

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Now I don’t know much about the music that you crazy kids are listening to today, but I’m told by the barista at my Starbucks that Jay Z is a hippity hop rap maker, and he’s quite successful.

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Jay-Z Launches Roc Nation Sports Agency, Signs Yankees’ Robinson Cano

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Add "sports agency" to the many other business ventures Jay-Z has his hand in.

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Finally, Somebody Let Babe Ruth Rap

It's rare that I get to share something from the Epic Rap Battles Of History on a sports blog, but the latest effort features Lance Armstrong battling Babe Ruth, so here we go.

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Reminder: Derek Jeter Is A Pretty Cool Guy

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By all accounts, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is a bro’s bro, whether he’s doing everyone a favor by releasing Minka Kelly back into the wild or handing out autographs after one-night stands.

#COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Sports On TV: Boy Meets World’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments

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This week's Sports On TV covers another show people have been requesting since the column's inception: 'Boy Meets World,' the long-running TGIF staple that asked, "if Fred Savage can have a successful television show, shouldn't his little brother have one as well.

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Taiwan Hates The New York Yankees, Loves Animating C.C. Sabathia’s Bones

If that preview image doesn't make you click the link, maybe this will: at one point in Taiwan's "New York Yankees didn't make the World Series" epic, Alex Rodriguez draws a sex emoticon on a ball and gets it tossed to a lady.

#MEMES

Hoo Boy, The Internet Hates Alex Rodriguez

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Now that the Detroit Tigers have swept the New York Yankees, we can expect a ton of speculation about what the world’s most important baseball team will do in the offseason.

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With Leather’s Watch This: Rain, Rain Go Away

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Word around the Tweeters right now is that the weather looks pretty bleak in my beloved hometown of St.

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With Leather’s Watch This: Hey, Remember When We All Hated The Yankees?

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So remember that whole revelation yesterday that everyone suddenly wants to hate the St.


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