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Brett Gardner Chases Foul Ball, Knocks Beer All over »

The New York Yankees are currently locked in a 1-1 game with the Detroit Tigers on a chilly day at Comerica Park. It’s the bottom of the seventh now, but the contest started out rather sloppy thanks to Brett Gardner and a fan who wanted to be as close as physically possible to the action at hand. Gardner ran to field a popped-up foul [...]

Jimmy Fallon Scared by Foul Tip at Yankees Game, Loses »

Jimmy Fallon is a Yankees fan.Sure, he grew up rooting for the New York Mets, because his dad worked for IBM and received tickets for games. He also made a rom-com about loving the Boston Red Sox and, outside the context of the film, likened the team's victory over the Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series to "the U.S. [...]

Throwback Thursday: Female Ace Jackie Mitchell Strikes »

The boys club of professional sports is a smelly, mahogany-lined institution. Since women started participating in competitive leisure activities, the lodge house of male-dominated athletics has continued collecting cigar smoke under the old roof of a "you can play but over there" non-agreement. It's a separate, but unequal, arrangement based [...]

‘Professional’ Robbers Steal Memorabilia »

Police are still attempting to tally all the stolen memorabilia taken in a recent burglary of the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Montclair, New Jersey. The New York Daily News reports that police believe a team of “professional” robbers broke into the building Tuesday night and made off with a number of [...]

The Rock Surprises Crowd at WWE Raw, Starts »

The Rock swung into WWE Raw on Monday night, helping salvage an otherwise strange and regrettable parade of dinosaur costumes and wine bottles. Seeing as it was a wrestling exhibition in Brooklyn, The Rock arrived at the Barclays Center and asked fans to indulge him in an homage to retiring New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. FoxSports.com's [...]

Derek Jeter Truther Wants You to Know the »

You might have tuned into NBC Sports last night and thought, “Damn, this is a long Derek Jeter commercial.” And you wouldn’t have been entirely wrong. Reality twisted into fiction at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, with real life taking on the facile shimmer of an advertising fairy tale. Viewers watched as Derek Jeter—the [...]

Yankees Ball Boy Pulls Switcheroo to Keep Derek Jeter »

Ah, yes. The old switcheroo. The bait-and-switch is a mainstay of old ballpark cons, but one young ball boy wet his feet in the art at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night.  The incident occurred in the bottom of the fifth when Derek Jeter, playing in the final home game of his career, pulled a foul ball down the left field line. Acting [...]

Derek Jeter Denies Gift Basket Rumors »

After 20 years in the league, Derek Jeter appears to be loosening up. The New York Yankees captain is walking among the people, visiting bars he didn’t know existed and, in some cases, setting the record straight on items he previously ignored.  Jeter’s latest candid moment came during an interview with New York magazine. Spotted [...]

Gatorade Sends Off Derek Jeter with ‘Made in New »

UPDATE: September 19 at 12:06 p.m. ETChris Carlin, host of SportsNet NY's Loud Mouths, spoke out against Gatorade's "Made in New York" spot after the commercial took on viral status Thursday morning.For The Win's Ted Berg spotted video of Carlin's #HotTake.Calling Jeter a "fraud," Carlin explained that the commercial doesn't ring [...]

New York Yankees to Wear Patches on Hats and Uniforms »

Derek Jeter is not dead. The Captain is very much alive, but the New York Yankees still plan to honor the veteran shortstop by wearing commemorative No. 2 patches for the remainder of the 2014 season. ESPN's Darren Rovell brings us news of the Yankees' new patches, which will be visible on players' hats and uniforms starting September [...]

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