| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:53 PM
In a sign of confidence Derek Jeter will return to shortstop next season, the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a $12 million, one-year contract with their captain.
Jeter, who turns 40 next June, was limited to 17 games this year after breaking his...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:22 PM
These days, athletes become emblems of their adoptive cities the way cigar-chomping pols and gangsters once did. Big Papi is Boston; Derek Jeter is still New York. Michael Jordan was Chicago, or Chicago was Jordan. Before that Butkus and Ditka. St. Louis,...
| Dec 28, 2013
She calls it the greatest gift she has received. Better than any birthday. Better than any Christmas present. Yet if Maria Weselyj could do it all over again, she would not be on the floor at Mohegan Sun Arena for the final 3.8 seconds of her state...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Los Yankees nunca se han andado de puntillas cuando se trata de reforzar su plantel y esta vez no ha sido la excepción.
Tras perder en el dominicano Robinson Canó a quizá su mejor unidad de los últimos cinco años, la novena de Nueva York hurgó en sus...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Never mind the crocuses in bloom or the red red robin bobbin' along. In our house, the first harbingers of spring are the Angels ticket offers filling our email boxes.
That time has come and with it the most important question of the coming season:...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Don't even try to defend the money. The money for Jacoby Ellsbury is stupid. The money is insane.
And believe this much. There will be a Christmas Eve in, oh, 2020 when Hank and Hal Steinbrenner will be visited by the apparition of dear old dad. Boss...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Aunque aparente lo contrario, los Yankees de Nueva York suelen tornarse inflexibles y hasta crueles cuando se trata de negociar contratos multimillonarios.
Y se hacen particularmente inexorables al momento de pactar con sus propios jugadores, sin que...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:40 PM
BOSTON — They swept the Cardinals in four games in 2004. They swept the Rockies in four games in 2007. Two innings into this chilly Wednesday night beer-league rout at Fenway Park, it had to be, just had to be asked.
Is it too late to revise my...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:20 PM
As wild and wacky as the World Series was — Game 3 ending on an obstruction call at third base, Game 4 on a pickoff play at first . . . really? — the Boston Red Sox celebrating their third championship in 10 years won't be baseball's most...