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Joe Torre

Hedge Funds Care? Disrupt Your Conventional Thinking

April Rudin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
April Rudin

I continue to wonder what it will take to overcome some of the misguided perceptions that the public has about hedge funds. But getting the word out about their philanthropic generosity through events like these seems a very good place to start.

The Next Round of Hall of Fame Managers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The election to the Hall of Fame of Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre, the third, fourth and fifth winningest managers in major league history, has created some controversy because all of them managed steroid users and either were sufficiently not in control of their teams not to notice, or turned a blind eye those activities.

New Baseball Hall Of Famers Announced

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 12.09.2013 | Sports

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox, baseball's winningest managers over the past four decades, were unanimously el...

The Hall of Fame Expansion Era Ballot

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

As part of the increasingly complicated Hall of Fame selection process, there are five players on the expansion era ballot-Davey Concepcion, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Dave Parker and Dan Quisenberry.

Joe Torre's Daughter Catches Falling Baby In Brooklyn

AP | Posted 06.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The daughter of former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre made a quick-thinking save Wednesday when she caught a baby who had tumbled off ...

Helping Keep Dad in the Game

Jim Higley | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
Jim Higley

Like me, Milken received a prostate cancer diagnosis in his forties. But as opposed to passively putting his life in order, he stepped up to the plate with funding and a commitment to kick off the Prostate Cancer Foundation. And their stats today are pretty impressive:

More Replay For MLB Coming?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other th...

Why Mayor Bloomberg Declared January 24 Joe Torre Day

Judy Shapiro | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Judy Shapiro

Joe's own difficult childhood exposure to family violence made him acutely sensitive of the fact that if kids at risk can find a safe place of support, it would be enough to break the cycle.

Top 3 Must See Domestic Abuse PSA's

C. Cryn Johannsen | Posted 09.26.2012 | Impact
C. Cryn Johannsen

Domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking -- could also be defined as bullying -- are not issues exaggerated in crime dramas on primetime TV in the US. Here's the painful truth: domestic violence is spreading, and destroying the lives of millions and millions of people.

Matt Kemp: "For Somebody to Say That I'd Just Given Up and Wasn't Trying Is Not True."

Graham Bensinger | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

Here the the All-Star centerfielder reflects on his poor performance in 2010 and the criticism he received for his play. He also discusses his $160 million contract extension and being denied the 2011 MVP award.

Andrew Levy: Consigliere to the Boys of Summer

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports
Robert David Jaffee

Pharaoh had Joseph. Marlon Brando's Don Corleone had Robert Duvall's Tom Hagen in The Godfather. David Cone, Goose Gossage and numerous baseball stars have Andrew Levy.

The Bids Are In: And McCourt Wants $2 BILLION

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.27.2012 | Los Angeles

After months of speculation and an ever-changing list of potential future Dodgers owners, the deadline for bidding on the team came and went Monday, l...

Joe Torre Looking To Buy Dodgers

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Joe Torre resigned Wednesday as Major League Baseball's executive vice president for baseball operations to join a group trying to bu...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.26.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A Czech soccer ref decided to celebrate his birthday before reffing his game. So he showed up drunk. There's no rule against it. Really?

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.24.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Quarterback Carson Palmer made his debut for the Raiders and completed 11 passes. Unfortunately three of them were to the Kansas City Chiefs who won 28-0.

MLB Considering Drinking Ban In Clubhouse?

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Major League Baseball is planning to consider whether there should be a ban on alcohol in clubhouses. MLB executive Joe Torre tal...

Reyes Has No Reason to Apologize for Batting Title

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

I'm amazed by the flack New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes is getting. I'm especially astounded by the comments from those who should know their baseball history better.

Baseball, Hope and the Children of 9/11

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Laurie Nadel

No one was more surprised than I to discover that the keys to healing for these 30-plus adolescents and young adults would be found at Yankee and Shea Stadiums.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

They sure sound like fun, The Redneck Olympics in Hebron, Maine. Just the usual events involving lots of mud and the tossing of toilet seats. Well, the real Olympic guys weren't amused.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York
Len Berman

OK, now we've heard everything. Boise State moved into the Mountain West Conference, but they won't be allowed to wear their traditional blue jerseys. They play on a blue football field. Too much blue?

2011 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

I had the privilege of attending the 2011 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards in this, a particularly special year -- the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty's dedication as a gift to the people of America from France.

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.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

How cool is Bobby Valentine? He's taking his job as Stamford's Safety Commissioner seriously. He was out directing traffic during the snowstorm.

Joe Torre Sorry For Tantalizing Comments

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Dodgers manager Joe Torre said Tuesday he was sorry for saying he was curious about the New York Mets job and current Mets manager Jer...

Ending Domestic Violence Is About Jobs, Homes And Protecting Kids, Too

Courtney Macavinta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Courtney Macavinta

The hard truth: One in every four women experiences domestic violence during her lifetime, and more than 20 million women in the U.S. have been victims of rape.