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Alex Rodriguez To Retire, Will Play Last Game On Friday

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.08.2016 | Sports

The New York Yankees will release former MVP Alex Rodriguez from his 10-year, $275 million contract that runs through 2017 and he will play his final ...

Sport and Society for Arete - Father's Day

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.18.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

This was first written in 1992 for Father's Day shortly after my father's death which is now 24 years ago. It was originally a radio commentary for WU...

Yo, Yankee Haters! They Didn't Win 'Em All! Sometimes They Screwed Up! And Lost! Read All About It

David Hinckley | Posted 04.27.2016 | Sports
David Hinckley

Warning: Blatant plug ahead. If you're among the majority of baseball fans who think that everything has always gone right for the New York Yankees, ...

Ted Cruz Defends ‘New York Values’ Jab Before Actual New Yorkers

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK -- As the 6 train rumbled above Westchester Avenue in the Bronx, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made the case that some New Yorkers share his conser...

Yankees Sign Boy Born Without Hands And Lower Legs, Hit Grand Slam Into Our Hearts

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.08.2016 | Good News

Meet the Yankee’s toughest player yet. A 10-year-old boy who was born without hands or lower legs signed a one-day contract with the New York Yanke...

Splendor In The Bronx - Marty Appel Teaches Young Yankee Fans Pinstripe Pride

Michael Levin | Posted 03.04.2016 | Sports
Michael Levin

Marty Appel, the Yankee fan's Yankee fan, has been a part of the team's universe for nearly a half a century - or even more if you count his time as a young fan. He had personal contact with all of the legends, from Yogi, Casey, and Mickey to Rizzuto, Torre, and Jeter. Who better to teach your kids about the Yanks?

The Yankees Want Their Players To Sleep In For Spring Training

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.24.2016 | Sports

The New York Yankees are doing away with early morning spring training this year, according to the The Wall Street Journal's Jared Diamond. They've pu...

You Wouldn't Think This Red Sox Fan Would Want To Wed At Fenway

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.11.2015 | Weddings

You'd think after getting knocked in the head by a baseball at Fenway Park, bride-to-be Stephanie Wapenski wouldn't want to step foot inside the stadi...

Poor Yankees Fan Goes 0-3 For The Night With One Shot To The Face

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.30.2015 | Sports

Enthusiastic Yankees Fan went 0-3 with one shot to the face and one Supportive Companion's face in her hands during the team's 10-4 loss to the Boston...

It's Over: Farewell Yogi Berra

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.23.2015 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

A few years ago on Yogi Berra's birthday, I tweeted out a birthday greeting with a link to a YouTube video of his career highlights. A British Twitter...

Build A Culture Of Winning Like The Dodgers, Ferrari, And Others - And Not Like The Cowboys

George Bradt | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
George Bradt

Winning sports franchises focus on product, customer and brand over time. Different people may describe these differently. But they are all talking about the same things. Except it's actually the same one thing because long-term success requires the three to be inextricably linked in a culture of winning.

Jordan Schultz

Larry King On Yankees And Alex Rodriguez: George Steinbrenner Would Have Handled Things Differently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.29.2015 | Sports

With the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez set to tie Willie Mays' 660 home runs for fourth all-time, the Yankees have chosen to ignore it. Would Georg...

Jordan Schultz

Curtis Granderson: Shortage Of Black Baseball Players Is A 'Big Problem'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports

On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, discussed t...

Time for Yankees (and Fans) to Let Go of the 90s

Anthony L. Fisher | Posted 05.27.2015 | Sports
Anthony L. Fisher

No matter how many number retirement ceremonies we throw, it doesn't change the fact that the New York Yankees are bloated with ill-conceived, long-term contracts, inexplicably garnished with no-trade clauses to aging, faded stars from another decade.

The Yankees Just Re-Created A Scene From 'The Sandlot'

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.26.2015 | Sports

A classic.

How a Texan Becomes Cool in N.Y.C.

Sarah Enelow | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Sarah Enelow

Upon going home and doing some research, I learned that the minimalist artist Donald Judd fled the New York art scene for Marfa back in the '70s, and slowly established it as an arts destination that was now enjoying serious notoriety. But as a Texan myself, I had not gotten the memo.

For Love of the Game, Family and Country: Part I of Richard Albero's Quixotic Yankee Walk

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.12.2015 | Sports
Robert David Jaffee

The pitchers may be ahead of the hitters, as the adage goes, but Richard Albero, a 65-year-old native of New Jersey, is ahead of all of the players, as he treks on foot from Tampa's George M. Steinbrenner Field to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

February Fantasy: I Can Still Hit!

Robert Miraldi | Posted 04.14.2015 | Sports
Robert Miraldi

When spring training camp finally opens, you know you have made it through another year, that your team really has a chance this season, and that life is still good -- as long as baseball games are close at hand.

A-Rod Apologizes

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.11.2015 | Sports

Disgraced slugger Alex Rodriguez has met with the New York Yankees and apologized "for his actions over the past several years," according to a joint ...

Royals Run Recalls Memories of Rooting Against the Dreaded New York Yankees

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

Their center fielder introduced me to the beauty of an inside-the-park home run. Their submarine closer seemed to scrape his knuckles on the mound with every pitch. And one of their shortstops played with a toothpick dangling from his mouth.

Will Yankee Fans Forg1v3 And Forget?

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 10.17.2014 | Sports

For New York Yankees fans, the party is over. After two seasons spent celebrating franchise icons Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera, it's time to face re...

Derek Jeter's Career: An American-Dream

Ted Papadopoulos | Posted 12.03.2014 | Sports
Ted Papadopoulos

In a time when baseball's reputation had been damaged by players posting statistically-fattening numbers and shattering long-standing records because of juiced-up cheaters, Derek Jeter managed to always play the game the right way while maintaining consistency throughout his career.

MLB.COM Video

The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins was hit in the face by a fastball on Thursday night during a game against the Brewers at Miller Park in Milwauk...

This Is What The World Was Like The Last Time The Yankees And Red Sox Both Missed The Playoffs

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 09.30.2014 | Sports

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are usually fixtures of October baseball. Between them, the rivals have represented the American League in 10 ...

17 Superstars With Total RE2PECT For Derek Jeter

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 09.26.2014 | Sports

The cheers for Derek Jeter weren't limited to Yankee Stadium or even the Bronx. Following Jeter's storybook Yankee Stadium finale, superstar athletes ...