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Why the New York Yankees Are America's Team

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 03.03.2014 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

As baseball season is about to commence, the annual ritual of Yankee vilification is in full throttle. The complaints are by now well rehearsed: The N...

'This Is The Right Time'

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter spoke for 25 minutes, 44 seconds and answered 26 questions about his decision to retire at the end of this season. ...

Derek Jeter: 'The 2014 Season Will Be My Last'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

The farewell tour for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will apparently begin on April 1. In a lengthy message posted to his official Facebook fa...

Jeter: Time For Yankees To Move On Without A-Rod

AP | MARK DIDTLER | Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter says the New York Yankees have no choice but to move forward now that Alex Rodriguez has accepted his suspension for ...

'Not A Real Good Idea'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes doesn't think it was "a real good idea" for Alex Rodriguez to sue the Major League Baseball Players Association over hi...

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.

Yankees Continue Offseason Spending Spree

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed Wednesday to a $155 million, seven-year contract. ...

Reports: Yankees Land Star Japanese Pitcher

Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

The New York Yankees continued their offseason spending spree on Wednesday when they agreed to a deal with star Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, as r...

A-Rod Speaks Publicly About Suspension

AP | CARLOS RODRIGUEZ | Posted 03.18.2014 | Sports

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Alex Rodriguez says his season-long suspension could be a benefit, allowing him to rest and return to the Yankees for the final t...

5 Things To Know About A-Rod's Lawsuit

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association in an effort to ov...

REPORT: Yankees Land Beltran

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltran is coming back to New York, this time to the Bronx. The All-Star outfielder and the Yankees agreed Fri...

Report: Twins Snatch Free Agent Pitcher

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes probably needed to leave hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium, and the Minnesota Twins were desperate for proven arms to st...

Report: Yankees Making Big Free Agent Splash

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 11.24.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal worth around $85 million, a person f...

A-Rod Playing The Waiting Game After Hearing Ends

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended Thursday when both sides rested their cases, a day afte...

Brian Wilson & His Beard Are A Package Deal

Posted 11.14.2013 | Sports

Free agent closer Brian Wilson will not shave his beard. Therefor he will not play for the New York Yankees. That's just the way it is, according to Y...

REPORT: A-Rod Failed Drug Test In 2006

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2006, The New York Times reported Monday, an accusation denied ...

Girardi, Yankees Strike New Deal

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 12.09.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Girardi's return as manager of the New York Yankees was all about family. Girardi signed a four-year contract ...

Report: Yankees Offer Girardi New Deal

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees have made a contract offer to manager Joe Girardi. Th...

Duped Or Desperate?

Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports

The Yankees' season may be over but the A-Rod drama continues. The latest "he said, he said" dispute involving the 38-year-old isn't over whether or n...

Cashman: Yankees Want Girardi Back

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Yankees want Joe Girardi to return as manager next season. Girardi was hired after the 2007 season, and his contract expires at the e...

MLB Biogenesis Probe's Impact Still Felt As Playoffs Begin

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Sports

-- Major League Baseball's investigation of the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic had an impact on the 2013 season, with 14 players suspended and 13 of th...

'I Have Nothing Left'

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 09.28.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Mariano Rivera's baseball career is No Mo. Two days after his emotional Yankee Stadium farewell, Rivera said he won't pitch this weekend d...

A-Rod: 'I'm Fighting For My Life'

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 09.28.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Alex Rodriguez said dealing with his 211-game suspension stemming from baseball's Biogenesis drug investigation has been a "big burden" and...

Fan Gives A-Rod Grand Slam Ball Back

AP | Posted 11.28.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The 12-year-old fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez's record 24th career grand slam ball from the stands at Yankee Stadium says he gave ...

Jeter, Pettitte Go Get Mo

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 11.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera said goodbye to Yankee Stadium with hugs, tears and cheers. Baseball's most acclaimed relief pitcher made an emotional e...