Post Tagged with: "New York Yankees"

AVANCEÑA: Clinton Panders To Opposing Fans

AVANCEÑA: Clinton Panders To Opposing Fans

When former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks, does America believe her? Recent surveys suggest not. A New York Times/CBS poll conducted in early July showed that 67 percent of voters found Clinton to be neither trustworthy nor honest. Perhaps even more damning, 47 percent of registered voters surveyed by[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Rodriguez’s Legacy Remains Tarnished

RAMLOW: Rodriguez’s Legacy Remains Tarnished

In the past few years, several baseball icons have retired, among them a group of New York Yankees that defined a generation of Major League Baseball. Now, another iconic figure — Alex Rodriguez — has left the game behind. But where Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter went out with standing ovations around[Read More…]

by August 9, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
PARK: MLB Trade Deadline Recap

PARK: MLB Trade Deadline Recap

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is often a chaotic event. Potential playoff teams scramble to add reinforcements to drive their postseason push. Teams that have fallen out of the race seek to replenish their farm systems by adding young talent to help them in future seasons. This year’s hectic[Read More…]

by August 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Playoffs Still Within Reach for Yankees

RAMLOW: Playoffs Still Within Reach for Yankees

The New York Yankees are locked in a tight battle with the Toronto Blue Jays for the American League East. Currently, they trail Toronto by 3 1/2 games in the East and are up three games in the AL Wild Card race. They have a .549 winning percentage and boast[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
DEPAOLO: Tulowitzki, Price Acquisitions Poised to Join Other Historic Mid-Season Trades

DEPAOLO: Tulowitzki, Price Acquisitions Poised to Join Other Historic Mid-Season Trades

The Toronto Blue Jays’ sudden dominance since their acquisitions of Troy Tulowitzki and David Price has many fans in Toronto hoping their team’s 22-year playoff drought — the longest active streak in the four major sports — will finally come to an end. Prior to adding Tulowitzki and Price to[Read More…]

by August 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MAGUIRE: Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry Has Faded From the Spotlight

MAGUIRE: Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry Has Faded From the Spotlight

My father is the reason I love sports. He bought me my first scorecard. He showed me how to throw a spiral. He taught me the basics and then the nuances of each and every sport. He’d patiently answer my questions about which team was the “good guys” as I[Read More…]

by August 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MAGUIRE: Stadium Renovations Bode Well for Success

MAGUIRE: Stadium Renovations Bode Well for Success

Dubbed “the loveable losers,” the Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series in 107 years. Maybe it is the “Curse of the Billy Goat” at work. Or the trot of a black cat during their 1969 collapse. Or perhaps it is the result of Steve Bartman’s ill-advised reach. In[Read More…]

by June 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
DEPAOLO: A-Rod’s 3000th Hit Brings Out Complex Emotions

DEPAOLO: A-Rod’s 3000th Hit Brings Out Complex Emotions

Within about a week after the trade was announced in February 2004, I went to Modell’s and got his jersey: Rodriguez, 13. I was 9 years old, and the best player in the game was coming to my favorite team. I wore the pinstripes to school the next day, proud[Read More…]

Commentary | Sights and Sounds of Opening Day

Commentary | Sights and Sounds of Opening Day

The beginning of a new season is an important event in any major professional sport. Every season opener is greeted with widespread excitement and anticipation. In Major League Baseball, however, the day of the first game isn’t just another season opener. It’s Opening Day, a magical day of possibility and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized

Despite Payroll, Barca Keeps Fans

It’s easy to hate the New York Yankees. In American sports, the teams that spend the most money tend to provoke the most animosity. The “Evil Empire” is the most blatant example: If you’re not a Yankees fan, you’re probably cheering against them. The Steinbrenners paid their players just under[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns