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What Player in the NBA, NFL or MLB Has Spent the Most Years with One Team?

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Which one player in the NBA, NFL or MLB has spent the most years with one team? I’m thinking it’s either Derek Jeter or Tom Brady. — Nelson Jimenez, Stamford, Conn.
Jeter’s not a bad guess; he holds the Yankees’ record for most games in pinstripes with 2,747, over 20 seasons. But in terms of total seasons...

• Carl Yastrzemski, Boston Red Sox (23 years)

• Brooks Robinson, Baltimore Orioles (23 years)

• Jason Hanson, Detroit Lions (21 years)

• John Stockton, Utah Jazz (19 years)

Is Peyton Manning Running Out of Time?

This could be a defining season for the Broncos QB
The one thing Peyton Manning wanted most is the one thing he didn’t do. He broke so many records, shattered so many expectations last season. Then the Seattle Seahawks defense shattered his championship dreams.

The one thing Peyton Manning wanted most is the one thing he didn’t do. He broke so many records, shattered so many expectations last season. Then the Seattle Seahawks defense shattered his championship dreams.

Tips on How to Hit a Softball Out of the Park

Hitting Advice from Team USA Softball star (and power hitter) Brian Wegman
Tips on How to Hit a Softball Out of the Park

Almost every softball team has one guy who seems to swing effortlessly and drive the ball over the fence. Well, it’s time for you to be that guy. To help you become your team’s “Sultan of Swat,” we talked to Team USA Softball star (and power hitter) Brian Wegman to get his advice on how to hit the long ball.

 

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The Inspiring Story of 5-year-old Brooks Russell's Love of Baseball

Like most boys his age, 5-year-old Brooks Russell can’t sit still for very long.
 
On a Saturday morning in February, he was the guest of honor at Lipscomb University’s first baseball game of the season.
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Lipscomb University had Brooks, who battled a brain tumor, sign a National Letter of Intent

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Stallone and De Niro Square Off in "Grudge Match"

Jake LaMotta finally goes toe-to-toe with Rocky Balboa
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta? 
 
It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers.

What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?

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What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game
2013
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?
— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.
Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10, 1944, at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field, Red Barrett of the Boston Braves twirled the most efficient nine innings in baseball history — a 58-pitch, one hour and 15 minute two-hitter in a 2–0 win over the Reds.

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