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Yogi Berra

The Zax Are Back

Jim Moore | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics
Jim Moore

In a bit over a year, on election day, we will have the opportunity to build a highway of consensus over those stubborn Zax, and drive far beyond the Beltway of Prax. Just watch out for the Sneetches on your way.

Yogi Berra's Distinctively Well-Lived Life

Ken Reed | Posted 09.25.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

It has been said that the only thing that really matters in life is who you become and the effect you have on other people. Berra's positive effect was as powerful as his muscular forearms. He was a man of uncommon decency and stood strong for equality and inclusion.

Deja Vu All Over Again

Michelle Tennant Nicholson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Media
Michelle Tennant Nicholson

f you're a public person, take some of those aha insights, well, public. Pitch them to media friends. You might just be quoted next to the Pope. Wait, did I talk about this yesterday? Hmmm. Deja vu all over again.

Yogi Berra and Lessons on Loss

Allison Gilbert | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports
Allison Gilbert

By far the most important takeaway Berra shared with me was this: Moving forward didn't mean leaving the memory of his parents behind. He could play ball and be a husband and father -- all while keeping the memory of his parents alive.

Yogi-isms for Business Owners

Steve Sipress | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Steve Sipress

Yogi Berra was one of the most successful, honest, humble and likable athletes of all time -- but what he's also known for his many "Yogi-isms," his seemingly nonsensical statements that actually make a whole lot of sense, and have him widely-viewed as "the most-often quoted American."

Did Branch Rickey Really Think Yogi Berra Would Never Become a Major League Ballplayer?

Brian Cronin | Posted 09.23.2015 | Sports
Brian Cronin

A great talent evaluator like Rickey, coming to the end of his tenure with one team, KNOWING he is soon going to take over another team, decides not to sign a player with the first team and then, upon moving to the new team right away sends the same offer he refused to make before?

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...

Obama: 'Yogi Berra Was An American Original'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama paid tribute to baseball legend Yogi Berra, praising the 3-time MVP and 10-time World Series champion as someone who "epitomiz...

8 'Yogi-isms' That The Hall Of Fame Catcher Definitely Said

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 09.23.2015 | Sports

Yogi Berra, perhaps the greatest catcher in New York Yankees history, died Tuesday evening at the age of 90 of natural causes. The cat...

The Perfect Little Story About Yogi Berra And The Pope

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 09.25.2015 | Sports

Today, as news of Yankee great Yogi Berra’s death reaches the far corners of the baseball world, stories of Berra’s witticisms will ...

Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Dies

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.23.2015 | Sports

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Yogi Berra and the Greek Debt Crisis

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Aristotle Tziampiris

There is still time for Greece to snatch victory from the jaws of a looming defeat. The Summer has arrived and throngs of tourists will descent upon some of the most beautiful islands in the world, providing a much needed lift to the economy.

Tom Terrific and Yogi

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.12.2015 | Sports
Joe Peyronnin

The Wells report said that Brady answered questions from investigators over the course of one day, however, he did not turn over personal information such as texts and emails, and that he was not totally forthcoming about the incident.

Sport and Society for Arete-Baseball

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The playoffs opened September 30 with the Wild Card Game in the American League where the Kansas City Royals showed up as the surprise guest and host. Over and over again came the reminders that the Royals had not been in post-season play since 1985 when they won the World Series.

Stay Sought-After by Connecting Better in Conversation

Kare Anderson | Posted 11.22.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Both online and in person, connective conversations are increasingly rare, so your capacity to connect deeply with diverse individuals will cause you to stand out and attract smarter support sooner in all parts of your life.

Chalking Up Montana As A Democratic Loss

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The revelations that John Walsh plagiarized a major paper in college have now completely torpedoed his chances for retaining the seat. To be fair, there was little chance that Walsh was going to win in any case. But the difference between "little chance" and "no chance" can be measured in hope. There is now no hope for Democrats in Montana, this year.

Yankee Hypocrisy on Their Own History

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

No team in sports talks more about their history than the New York Yankees and that is why the decision to honor Tino Martinez and Paul O'Neill with plaques in Yankee Stadium is so puzzling. Honoring Martinez and O'Neill is an affront to Yankee history for two reasons.

Commemorating Derek Jeter, Forgetting Bernie Willams

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Every mention of a core four, the alleged true Yankees at the heart of their 1996-2009 run, is a reminder of how another great Yankee, Bernie Williams, has become increasingly overlooked over time.

Navigating "Career Fear"? Let Purpose Be Your GPS

Josh Middleman | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Josh Middleman

It can strike when we consider looking for a new job, debate starting our own company, are faced with multiple job offers, or when we're confronted by the dreaded question, "Is this really what I want to be doing?"

Yoga and Baseball: 108 Degrees of Harmonic Convergence

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Spring and baseball. Baseball and Spring. They arrive together just as surely as winter and spring converge at the vernal equinox.

First Nighter: 'Bronx Bombers' Fields Yogi Berra Well Enough

David Finkle | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Eric Simonson, who gets his kicks writing plays about sports figures, is jumping the gun on Valentine's Day by sending a lavish Broadway card to now 88-year-old Yogi Berra.

Safe at Home: Learning from Jackie Robinson

Nicolaus Mills | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports
Nicolaus Mills

Over the years collisions at home plate have gotten widespread publicity. With a proposed change aimed at protecting player safety, the argument against the effort to stop collisions comes from those who think the change makes the game soft.

These MLB Draftees Have All-Stars In The Family

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports

In 1973, Robin "The Kid" Yount was selected third overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in Major League Baseball's first-year player draft. Forty years lat...

The Pope of America's Greatest Pastime

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

There is a rhythm to the baseball season that fits neatly into the lives of devoted fans of the game. It is nearly religious. Just as you can count on Easter Sunday, Yom Kippur and Kwanzaa popping up on your calendar, you can also count on pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training.

2013 Yankees Got You Down? Revisit The Championship Season Of 1947 Instead

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.10.2013 | Books
Tony Sachs

The 2013 New York Yankees: Injuries on top of injuries. Newly penurious owners. A lineup of assorted castoffs and veterans past their prime. Not a pretty picture -- in fact, it looks to be the weakest team the franchise has put on the field in at least two decades.