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Ryan Flaherty of the Orioles slides home for a run ahead of the throw to Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 24, 2014 in the Bronx. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Orioles Eliminate Jeter, Yankees From Playoff Contention

Nelson Cruz had two of his four singles and slugger Adam Jones a safety squeeze in a six-run fourth for Baltimore, which is trying to overtake the Los Angeles Angels for the AL’s best record and home-field advantage throughout the postseason.

09/24/2014

Nick Markakis celebrates his fourth-inning two-run home run against the New York Yankees with teammate Nick Hundley at Yankee Stadium on September 23, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cruz Hits 40th HR, Orioles Hold Off Jeter, Yanks 5-4

A day after getting blanked on one puny single, Nelson Cruz and Baltimore Orioles powered up for the postseason.

09/24/2014

First baseman Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees tags out Caleb Joseph #36 of the Baltimore Orioles during the seventh inning of the Yankees 3-2 win at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 13, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Young Steals Home, Yanks End O’s 6-Game Win Streak

Out of nowhere, Chris Young is delivering on a daily basis for the New York Yankees. Young doubled and stole home in his latest surprising September performance and the Yankees beat AL East-leading Baltimore 3-2, ending the Orioles’ longest winning streak of the season at six.

09/14/2014

The Baltimore Orioles celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees during game two of a doubleheader at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 12, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Orioles won, 5-0. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Orioles Deal Yankees 1st DH Sweep Since 2006

The Baltimore Orioles lose players and keep winning.

09/13/2014

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6 Most Overpaid Athletes

Because we think that extra million is just one too many.

08/06/2014

5 Things You May Have Missed: Cliff Lee Farts On Camera, A-Rod ‘Mocumentary’ And Jack White At Wrigley

From Cliff Lee breaking wind off the mound to a Browns fan relieving himself on Art Modell’s grave, here are the five stories you may have missed this week.

07/25/2014

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12 Types Of People You See At A Baseball Game

Have you ever really looked around at the types of people in the crowd during a baseball game? Well, maybe now you will.

05/19/2014

Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka # 17 of Japan pitches in the fifth inning during the World Baseball Classic Second Round Pool 1 game between Japan and the Netherlands at Tokyo Dome on March 12, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. (Credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Sign Tanaka for 7 years/$155M

The Yankees have signed 25-year-old Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka for 7 years, $155 million, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported on Wednesday.

01/22/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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