METS LOSING MORE THAN GAMES

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Last Wednesday, after the New York Mets second blowout loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, manager Terry Collins assured everyone, “there’s no panic here, believe me. Not in the clubhouse. Not anyplace else.” Collins told Adam Rubin at ESPN New York there was no need for a team meeting  … players will start tuning them out. 

“They know what’s going on,” said Collins.

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THE SECRET OF BARTOLO COLON’S SUCCESS

Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon has a secret, but no for long.

When the New York Mets signed Colon to a two-year, $20 million deal prior to the 2014 season, fans and the media scoffed at investing in an aging veteran pitcher. Colon is now 41, but honestly, his physique suggests he’s closer to 55. What we saw — an out-of-shape pitcher with a large waistline and legs like small oak trees — was not what the Mets received.

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BALTIMORE IS A RIOT, NO LIKE FUNNY, HA-HA RIOT

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Some 700 miles away from Baltimore, from her perch in the friendly confines of Chicago, USA Today sports columnist Nancy Armour called Major League Baseball’s decision — postponing Monday and Tuesday’s Orioles-White Sox games at Camden Yards, close Wednesday’s game and move this weekend’s scheduled series against the Tampa Bay Rays to St. Petersburg — a “knee-jerk” reaction to the riots in Baltimore.

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McHENRY IS BROKEN

Britt McHenry

The Internet is full of pride and judgment. You see it every time a sports celebrity falls from grace. Tiger Woods, Alex Rodriguez, Kobe Bryant, Brett Favre, Lance Armstrong and the latest casualty, Britt McHenry.

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