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George Steinbrenner

The Original Boy of Summer Belongs in Cooperstown

Robert Miraldi | Posted 07.23.2014 | Sports
Robert Miraldi

Roger Angell reminded us recently with a long memoir piece why he will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. As much as his selection is deserved, there is another Roger out there who has not yet gotten the nod.

Childhood Heroes, Part 1: Mickey Mantle

Eric Trules | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports
Eric Trules

Here's to "The Mick," the one and only Mickey Mantle, my first hero.

An Oak Ridge Boy and a Carter Girl: Conversations With Joe Bonsall and Carlene Carter, Plus a George Michael Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

You have a new album, Carter Girl, that takes you back to your roots. What does being a Carter Girl mean to you?

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.

The Yankees and Tanaka: Socialism Works

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.25.2014 | New York
Richard Brodsky

When Marx started to talk about public ownership of the means of production, he never guessed he was predicting how the Yankees would maneuver themselves a free stadium. And he never expected his most successful disciples to be two billionaires, George Steinbrenner and Mike Bloomberg.

What My Ex-Wife Does at Sporting Events

Al DeLuise | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

Arlene is small and wiry, but when she has something to say, or God forbid someone gives a cheap shot to our son during a game, you can hear her a mile away. When she yells, there are moose in Canada that raise their heads, cock their ears and question, Arlene, is that you?

The Empire Strikes Out

Rob Taub | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports
Rob Taub

It recently occurred to me that people's relationships with their sports teams last longer than any other. I have been a Yankees fan for nearly half a century, an amount of time that exceeds associations with barbers, restaurants, schools and even marriage.

Livin' on a Prayer: The Giants and Jets Belong to Jersey!

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports
Tom Semioli

Witness the woebegone New York City pro-football fan, whose only state team actually resides in a place called Buffalo.

A-Rod And the Yankees: It's About the Money, Honey

Richard Brodsky | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Just as it was in the Stadium subsidy deal, this controversy is emphatically about the money.  Both sides will lawyer up and growl at each other.  They will settle for a healthy sum, A-Rod will retire, and baseball will be relieved of its largest headache since the Black Sox.

16 Photos Of George Steinbrenner

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

George Steinbrenner was born on the 4th of July because ... 'Merica. The brash, bombastic son of a Cleveland shipping magnate, Steinbrenner was pa...

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...

Getting Rich In Supposedly Illegal Businesses

Don McNay | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business
Don McNay

As a society, it would seem logical that we would want drug pushing, loan sharking and corporate influence peddling to stop. At the very least, we could go back to making it against the law.

Does the Ghost of George Steinbrenner Run the New York City Schools?

Alan Singer | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

It seems that Steinbrenner's management style, tossing money at the problems and blaming other people for your failures, is alive and well in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's New York City Department of education.

Rod Kurtz

What Will Be George Steinbrenner's Legacy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

Love him or hate him -- and it generally depends on whether you hail from Boston or New York -- there's no denying that George Steinbrenner left his m...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York
Len Berman

George Steinbrenner was lots of things to lots of people, but who knew he was an FBI informant? Was he a super patriot? Nah. It helped him get a pardon for his illegal campaign contributions.

George Steinbrenner: FBI Informant

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER and PETE YOST | Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — The FBI released documents Monday stating that New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner assisted the agency in two investigations...

Saying Goodbye to Andy Pettitte

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

It's easy, in the hazy, nostalgic glow of his farewell, to forget that Pettitte wasn't as beloved by the Yankees' front office as he was by the fans until quite recently.

Good Reads of 2010

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

The Ones Who Hit The Hardest by Chad Millman is a good look back at the Steelers, the Cowboys and what shaped the NFL in the decades past.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Somebody was bound to be happy. The George Steinbrenner supporters, or the bashers. As it turned out, George did not make the Hall of Fame... yet.

Estate Tax Debate Looms: GOP, Blanche Lincoln Want Major Cuts

Bloomberg | Ryan J. Donmoyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new tax on multimillion-dollar estates may emerge as the final hurdle to a deal that preserves most or all of former President George W. Bush's tax ...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Jenn Sterger, who supposedly received penis pix from Brett Favre, met with the NFL. Favre, meanwhile, announces he'll retire after this season. Is this his 8th retirement announcement or 9th?

Steinbrenner Belongs in the Hall of Shame

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Singer

Some consider George Steinbrenner a pioneer of modern sports ownership. But that's not true. He's a disgrace to baseball. And he doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame. He belongs in the Hall of Shame.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Miami may have James, Wade and Bosh, but Utah has Paul Millsap. He scored 46 points as the Jazz dumped the Heat in overtime in Miami.

The Yankees and the Curse of Empire

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Abrams

The Yankees multi million dollar free agent signings of pitchers almost always turn out badly.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Seattle's Ichiro becomes the first player to ever record 10 consecutive 200 hit seasons. Can you say Hall of Fame?