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Pat Johnston

Newsdesk contributor

Patrick Johnston is a Newsdesk Contributor for SB Nation's East regional sites. He is also a co-manager of SB Nation's Big East blog, Big East Coast Bias and a contributor to Yahoo! Sports. He started writing the blog One-Handed Grab in 2009 following requests from a professor and a fellow graduate student at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa after they talked way more about football than political science. In 2010, he created the Positive Impact Factor, which includes rushing statistics, as an alternative to the Passer Rating. Before beginning to write about sports, he picked up a Bachelor's degree (and a necessary dose of Tiger athletics) from LSU and a Master's degree from UH Manoa (both degrees in political science). Miscellany: published a novel, has some of a dissertation on Lincoln written, applied for the New Mexico State job that went to DeWayne Walker.

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Yankees trail Tigers 1-0 after 7 innings

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The New York Yankees trail the Detroit Tigers after 7 innings in Game 2 of the ALCS. The Tigers got on the board first in the 7th inning a fielder's choice allowed Quintin Berry to score after he...

Mets fall to Braves in Series Finale, 6-2

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The New York Mets dropped the final game of a three-game set to the Atlanta Braves, 6-2, on Sunday at Turner Field. The Mets dropped two games of the three game set.

The Tour Championship 2012: Brandt Snedeker Wins At 10-Under, Also Claims FedEx Cup

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Brandt Snedeker shot 2-under par on Sunday to win the Tour Championship 2012. Snedeker held off challengers Justin Rose and Luke Donald during the final round. Snedeker also claimed the FedEx Cup...

2012 U.S. Open Women's Final: Serena Williams Scores Comeback Win

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Serena Williams defeated No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5, on Sunday at the 2012 U.S. Open. Williams came back from the edge of defeat to win the final four games of the final set to...

2012 BMW Championship Results: Rory McIlroy Wins At 20-Under

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Rory McIlroy won the 2012 BMW Championship with a final round of 5-under par on Sunday put him at 20-under par for the tournament.

Darrelle Revis Injury Update: Jets Cornerback Did Not Suffer Concussion, According To Report

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New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis reportedly did not sustain a concussion after being kicked in the head by teammate Bart Scott. Revis left the game in the fourth quarter after the kick,...

Yankees Vs. Orioles Final Score: 13-3 Win Has New York On Top Of AL East

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The Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 13-3, on Sunday at Camden Yards. The win gave the Yankees a one-game lead over the Orioles in the AL East playoff race.

Braves Vs. Mets Final Score: New York Falls, 3-2, In 10 Innings

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The Mets fell to the Braves, 3-2, in 10 innings on Sunday at Citi Field. Brian McCann hit a sacrifice fly off of Bobby Parnell to score the winning run in the 10th inning.

Bills Vs. Jets Final Score: New York Wins, 48-28

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The Jets defeated the Bills, 48-28, on Sunday at Metlife Stadium. Mark Sanchez threw for 266 yards and three touchdowns for the Jets. C.J. Spiller had 169 yards and a touchdown for the Bills.

Jets Roster Moves: New York Brings Back Antonio Allen, Fills Out Practice Squad

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The New York Jets finished filling out their practice squad when they re-signed 2012 draft pick Antonio Allen. The Jets had released the safety on Saturday to make room on the team for players they...

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