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New York Yankees Stars Top List of Major League »

Although in the twilight of his Hall of Fame career, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter’s appeal among baseball fans is eons from fading into the sunset. According to a joint release by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Player Association, Jeter, Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer and Philadelphia Phillies starting [...]

This Day in Black Sports History: February 3, 1989 »

On April 15, 1987, the 40th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Al Campanis sparked heated controversy when Nightline’s Ted Koppel asked him why black managers and general managers were virtually nonexistent in Major League Baseball. Campanis’ reply was that blacks [...]

New York Yankees and Andy Pettitte Turn ‘Brett »

With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report in less than a month, free agent Andy Pettitte remains undecided on whether he will pitch another season for the New York Yankees, which has crippled the team’s efforts to round out the starting rotation for 2011. Prior to succumbing to the Texas Rangers in the American League Championship [...]

New York Yankees Avoid Salary Arbitration With »

In a continuing effort to shore up their starting rotation and bullpen, the New York Yankees inked Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes, and Boone Logan to one-year deals, thus avoiding salary arbitration with the trio of young hurlers, according to MLB.com. Hughes, who earned $447,000 last season, agreed to a deal worth $2.7 million after coming off his [...]

Former New York Yankees Strike Out in Hall of Fame »

On Wednesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame class for 2011 was announced and, as anticipated, Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar amassed the number of votes necessary for their enshrinement in Cooperstown this summer. A Hall of Fame candidate must receive 75 percent of the vote from eligible Baseball Writers [...]

New York Yankees: Are Don Mattingly & Tino »

On January 5, Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame class for 2011 will be announced on a live MLB Network simulcast at MLB.com. Among the distinguished list of candidates are two former New York Yankee first basemen who will always occupy a special place in the hearts of Bronx Bomber fans. Don Mattingly, one of the most popular players [...]

Are Tony Parker & Eva Longoria the Reason NY »

With the recent announcement that actress Eva Longoria has filed for divorce from San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, eyes widened and jaws dropped all across the country. Especially in light of the discovery of numerous text messages from Parker to Erin Barry, the wife of former teammate Brent Barry. Unfortunately though, the impending [...]

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi is the Most »

“I get no respect, I tell ya.” – Rodney Dangerfield In the aftermath of his team’s loss in the American League Championship Series, it wouldn’t be shocking to discover these are the words that sum up the feelings of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi. And who can fault him? Not surprisingly, even before the obituary [...]

Top 5 Reasons New York Yankees Lost ALCS »

For all the discussion about how Cliff Lee could decide the American League Championship Series in a potential Game 7, it turned out the Texas Rangers needed only one start from their starting ace to dethrone the New York Yankees and clinch the AL pennant for the first time in franchise history. And as the Yankees [...]

ALCS 2010: New York Yankees’ Greatest Failure »

When the final out was recorded in a 19-8 trouncing to put the New York Yankees up 3-0 in the 2004 American League Championship Series, the ‘Curse of the Bambino’ appeared to be alive and well. In the history of Major League Baseball, no team had ever rallied from a three-game deficit to win a postseason series. However, after two [...]