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Opening Day From a Reporter's Perspective Who Lives in the Community

Julio Pabon | Posted 06.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Walking to Yankee stadium on this opening day with a heavy forecast, a bit chilly and grey skies is not my idea of the beginning of baseball in the...

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.

Derek Jeter, Still Baseball's Most Underrated Overrated Player

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Jeter's place in Yankee, and indeed baseball history, is significant, but still not clear. Much of that will take shape after Jeter retires.

Shooting Diamonds: Directing Sandman's Exit and MLB's Best TV

Devra Maza | Posted 03.18.2014 | Sports
Devra Maza

It's the most photogenic field in sports. With its diamond grass stage and mound dirt spotlight, baseball is a small-screen dream.

The Last Game at Yankee Stadium, September 21, 2008

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Anne Margaret Daniel

September 21, 2008. A gorgeous summery day in the Bronx. Sunshine, and scattered harmless clouds in the sky. The bat, its white-taped hilt towering above the rubble and fencing around its base.

And Then There Was One

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Yankees are in a difficult position with Derek Jeter. Navigating the end of Jeter's career so that it ends without him playing for another team, and with the appropriate fanfare and celebration, is in the interest of both Jeter and the Yankees and will require compromise by both sides.

POLL: Will Andy Pettitte Reach Hall Of Fame?

Posted 09.21.2013 | Sports

Andy Pettitte joined the debate early. The 40-year-old New York Yankees pitcher weighed in on his own Hall of Fame candidacy after announcing on ...

Another Yankees Star To Retire

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Andy Pettitte had no interest in a farewell tour or some big pronouncement regarding his (second) retirement. Anything more than a co...

A Lifetime Ban for A-Rod Would Be Bad for Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Although A-Rod faces the loss of enormous amounts of money, whatever is left of his reputation and his livelihood, this story is only somewhat about him. It is also a reminder of what a complete, and neverending mess MLB, led Bud Selig, has made of the steroids issue.

Is Pettitte A Hall Of Famer?

Sportsonearth.com | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports

On Saturday afternoon, Yankees lefthander and franchise fixture Andy Pettitte allowed only one run in seven and a third innings against the Seattle Ma...

Pettitte Gets Milestone Victory

AP | Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

SEATTLE -- Brandon Bantz, a Double-A catcher a week ago, symbolized the gap in talent and experience between the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yan...

Biggest Surprises Of MLB Season

Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

Matt Harvey? Really? Through seven starts this season, the Mets' righty is 4-0 and has been making fans in Queens, N.Y. forget about that knuckleballe...

The Yankees and Mets Are Facing Challenges Off the Field Too

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite the good first weak enjoyed by the Mets, and the recent hot streak by the Yankees, this season may be a rough one for big league baseball in New York. It is possible that, for the first time since 1992, both the Yankees and Mets will finish below .500.

The Next Yankee World Series Team

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Yankees are in sufficiently bad shape that even a great year by Rivera will not bring them back to the World Series. Moreover, Rivera is not the only aging Yankee seeking to recover from an injury.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.28.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamines.

Yankees Embarrassed

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.19.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — George Steinbrenner would have issued a public apology. After leading the league in wins this year, the New York Yankees didn't just...

Can Yankees Tame Tigers?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.13.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — CC Sabathia boosted the New York Yankees past the Baltimore Orioles, ending a spellbinding six-week drama that drove and drained both...

Yankees Miss Chances In Game 2 Loss

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Andy Pettitte slapped his glove, angry he had allowed another run. For the New York Yankees, it was yet another night of missed chances....

Pettitte Returns

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Andy Pettitte pitched five sparkling innings in his return from a broken leg and his bullpen barely held on, keeping the New York Yankees ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.28.2012 | New York
Len Berman

At the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, Michael Phelps edged Ryan Lochte in the 100 meter freestyle. Both are heading to London.

Yankees Lose Another Pitcher

AP | RICK FREEMAN | Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — New York Yankees starter Andy Pettitte broke his left fibula where it meets his ankle and is expected to miss at least six weeks afte...

An Innocent Affair: My Love Of The [Baseball] Glove

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Our date nights are worked around game nights; dinner out means a local sports bar, my eyes glued to the big screen. Vacationing during the postseason doesn't even come up for discussion.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.09.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Oh those English soccer fans. They've had enough at Blackburn. Their beloved Rovers are being kicked out of the Premier League (they call it relegation), so the fans are taking it out on their owners.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Amar'e Stoudemire of the Knicks had hand surgery yesterday after taking on a glass casing for a fire extinguisher in Miami. He will likely be out for the rest of the Miami series.

Pettitte Takes Stand At Clemens Trial

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens sat some 20 feet apart, Pettitte on the witness stand and Clemens at the defense table trying to av...