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  1. New York Mets resume talks with R.A. Dickey

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey said that if the Mets don't work out an extension before the season, he'll walk as a free agent after it.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  2. R.A. Dickey could be retained for 2013 without extension, Mets CO...

    Adam Rubin

    For the second time in recent weeks, Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon insisted that the organization may ultimately let R.A. Dickey pitch for New York next season, during the knuckleballer's walk year.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  3. Agent for R.A. Dickey, New York Mets pitcher, wouldn't be surpris...

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey's agent said talks with New York Mets officials have been cordial, but a trade involving the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner would not be surprising.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  4. R.A. Dickey of New York Mets won't talk deal with during season

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey said he would prefer signing a contract extension with the Mets this winter rather than test free agency during the 2013-14 offseason. He added, that if he does not agree to an extension before Opening Day he will not negotiate during the seas

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  5. R.A. Dickey of New York Mets wins National League Cy Young, becom...

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey won the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, becoming the first knuckleballer to receive the award.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  6. 'Knuckleball Day' declared in Boston, NYC

    Adam Rubin

    In advance of the official release of the documentary "Knuckleball!" featuring R.A. Dickey, the mayors and Boston and New York will declare "Knuckleball Day" in their respective cities. Here's the official press release for the movie: New York and...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  7. Dickey remains at 18 wins

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey became the first Mets pitcher to reach 200 innings in consecutive seasons since Tom Glavine in 2004 and '05, but the knuckleballer remained at 18 wins with Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Washington Nationals. "I had a mediocre knuckleball a...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 3, Mets 1

    Adam Rubin

    WHAT IT MEANS: R.A. Dickey's pursuit of 20 wins got a little more challenging. Dickey surrendered a game-tying solo homer to Tyler Colvin in the fifth on an 0-2 knuckleball and settled for a no-decision to remain at 15 wins. The Mets ultimately lo...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  9. New York Mets' R.A. Dickey wants ball to start All-Star Game

    Adam Rubin

    "Look, I want to start the game. Of course I do," said Dickey, who had a 42 2/3-inning scoreless streak during the first half. "I think any competitor would like to."

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  10. New York Mets' R.A. Dickey is giving hope to aspiring knuckleball...

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey is dominating hitters and inspiring other knuckleballers.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  11. Dickey laments one pitch in loss

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey said his knuckleball was so good Monday night, he definitely should have had flirted with a complete game. And, he added, he regretted only one pitch all night. Of course, that ball was a knuckleball that stayed up enough for Matt Down...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  12. Water fells Dickey, knuckler

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey said the rainy conditions wreaked havoc with his knuckleball. But on a day his streak of quality starts ended at 14, snapping the longest active run in the majors, Dickey said he could not solely blame the dampness. John Bazemo...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  13. Niekro on 'Knuckleball,' knuckleballs

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images/US Presswire Phil Niekro and R.A. Dickey will be featured in the soon-to-be-screened documentary "Knuckleball." On April 21, the documentary "Knuckleball," which features R.A. Dickey and past knuckleballers, will be available to view a...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  14. Chipper 'did what a Hall of Famer does'

    Adam Rubin

    Daniel Shirey/Getty Images R.A. Dickey allowed a two-out single in the eighth to Chipper Jones that accounted for the lone run. R.A. Dickey said the game-deciding knuckleball he threw to Chipper Jones with runners on the corners and two out in the ...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  15. Dickey falls to 5-9 as Mets blanked

    Adam Rubin

    Greg Fiume/Getty Images Jayson Werth homers in the first inning Saturday against R.A. Dickey. R.A. Dickey's flat knuckleball to Jayson Werth in the first inning resulted in a three-run homer and the only runs in the Nationals' 3-0 win against t...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  16. Video: Sunday conversation with R.A.

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey discusses how he picked up the knuckleball, his knuckleball mentors and his plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro....

    Blog | June 05, 2011