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For the last few days, we have heard that a ‘Mystery Team’ has entered the Cliff Lee sweepstakes. That suitor appears to be none other than the Philadelphia Phillies. Lee was a member of the Phillies during the second half of the 2009 season, pitching the team to their second consecutive World Series appearance. Lee was exceptionally good in the playoffs that year, going 4-0 with 1.56 ERA in five starts. After Lee’s impressive post-season run and knowing that they wouldn’t be able to afford him long-term, the Phillies shipped him to the Seattle Mariners as one of the key components in the three-team deal that sent Roy Halladay to Philly. With the Yankees and Rangers publicly stating their desire to land the 32-year-old left-hander, what are the Phillies chances of bringing him back to Philly?

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The first major free agent domino fell on Sunday afternoon as Jayson Werth and the Washington Nationals (?) agreed to a seven-year, $126 million contract ($18 million per season). Mr. Werth has never driven in 100 RBIs nor hit over .300 during his career. In fact, he has only topped 30 HRs once (2009). But hey, the dude got paid. Can’t be mad at him. However, the rest of baseball can basically thank the Washington Nationals for inflating the 2010-2011 free agent market. It’s time to watch Carl Crawford and Cliff Lee get PAID.

$126 Million For the Wolfman? Really?

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This week, we are going to focus on the one situation to seemingly has a new rumor everyday, Darrelle Revis’s contract dispute with the New York Jets. Revis, arguably the NFL’s top corner back, is seeking a new contract. He and the Jets have not reached an agreement, so Revis has already begun his hold-out. So, how have contract talks progressed so far?

Haven't seen much of this...

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The trade deadline has passed. The Yankees made some very good moves while the Mets did nothing. Nothing. In a city where the media will eat you alive, the Mets did nothing.

Outside of baseball, what else has been happening in New York sports?

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As the MLB Trade Deadline approaches and NFL training camp is ready to kick off, sports in the northeast have become very exciting. The Yankees are in play for Dan Haren, the Mets have snapped their West Coast losing streak, and the Jets are hoping to ink Darrelle Revis to a new deal…

'It's a Bird..It's a Plane..It's NYSOS!'

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This week was dominated by tributes to the late George Steinbrenner and Bob Sheppard. Day-to-day Yankee operations seemed to go on the backburner. However, the trade deadline is less than two weeks away so teams are going to start wheeling and deal. Who will the Yankees target? What about the Mets? Let’s dive into baseball …

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What a crazy week. LeBron James officially sold out. The Yankees had Cliff Lee in their grasp before losing him the last second. Sigh.

Anyway, check out the rumors below to see what’s brewing..

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It’s been a busy week in New York. Amar’e Stoudemire and the Knicks are talking about a contract. Cliff Lee rumors are floated around everyday… Check out more information below…

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Due to a great suggestion from one of our readers, I decided to start up a weekly NY Sports rumors article. I’ve been hearing and reading a lot of interesting stuff, so I wanted to share it with you. A lot of these rumors are in fact, rumors. By no means are they true, but they are definitely possible. Come back here each Sunday to check out the list and see what’s crackin’.

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