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Derek Jeter Did It In Style

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter became the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to collect 3,000 career hits, on Saturday.

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Phillie Phanatic Hospitalized After Being Hit By Foul Ball [VIDEO]

Years of dancing on and around baseball dugouts has finally caught up with the Phillie Phanatic.

The most recognizable mascot in sports was performing Wednesday night at Lehigh Valley, home of the Philadelphia Phillies’ triple-A affiliate, when a foul ball bounced off of the dugout and struck the Phanatic in the neck.

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Three LSU Pitchers Taken On Day Two Of MLB Draft

Three pitchers from the LSU Tigers were taken on the second day of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft, on Tuesday.

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Carlos Zambrano Is Not Cubs’ Only Problem

Heading into the week, in all of Major League Baseball, only the Minnesota Twins had won fewer games than the Chicago Cubs. Part of the reason for the Cubs' failures has been their temperamental starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano. But AOLFanhouse columnist Greg Couch, says, courtesy of the Sporting News, that their problems go much deeper. 

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Are The Mavericks Done In An Entertaining Finals?

After the Miami Heat defeated the Dallas Mavericks in game two, is the outcome of the NBA Finals now just a mere formality? Jason Whitlock, of foxsports.com, thinks so. 

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BCS Strips USC of ’04 National Championship

For the first time, a football or men's basketball championship has been vacated.

The BCS announced today that USC must vacate it's 2004 national title as a result of Reggie Bush receiving improper benefits, which made him an ineligible player

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Heat Defeat Mavericks In Game 3, 88-86

The Miami Heat have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals, after defeating the Dallas Mavericks, 88-86, on Sunday night, in Dallas, Texas.The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, reports that Dwyane Wade was the leading scorer for the Heat, with 29 points, while Dirk Nowitzki was the game's high-scorer, leading the way for the Mavs, with 34 points. 

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Nowitzki Playing Like A Legend

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has been compared to one basketball legend recently, in NBA Hall of Famer, Larry Bird. And after his heroic performance in game two of the NBA Finals, on Thursday night, Jason Whitlock, of foxsports.com, says that comparison may not be all that far-fetched. 

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Dick Vitale Using Stature To Help Fight Cancer

ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale is using his influence to help lead the charge in the fight against cancer. Andy Staples, of SI.com, has the story, below.

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Marques Colston & Carl Nicks Named To Top-100 List

New Orleans Saints receiver Marques Colston, along with guard Carl Nicks, have made the list of the NFL Network's top-100 players, which they will unveil, during a countdown, on Sunday evening. Colston and Nicks join quarterback Drew Brees, guard Jahri Evans, and linebacker Jonathan Vilma on the list.  Mike Triplett, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

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