| Nov 3, 2009
Chase Utley saw his first World Series game when, as a 9-year-old growing up outside Los Angeles, he went to see the Dodgers play the Oakland Athletics in 1988.
"Game 2," his father, Dave, said. "The game after Kirk Gibson."
For two decades that was the...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 8:52 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Paint the town in pinstripes! Nearly a decade after their dynasty ended on a blooper in the desert, the New York Yankees are baseball's best again.
Hideki Matsui tied a World Series record with six RBIs, Andy Pettitte won on short rest...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 9:29 PM
Paint the town in pinstripes! Nearly a decade after their dynasty ended on a blooper in the desert, the New York Yankees are baseball's best again.
Hideki Matsui(notes) tied a World Series record with six RBIs, Andy Pettitte(notes) won on short rest...
| Jul 1, 2009
Alex Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer, Andy Pettitte pitched seven strong innings and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Wednesday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
Johnny Damon and Melky Cabrera also went deep for the...
| Aug 6, 2009
There's an air of invincibility swirling around U.S. Cellular Field.
No matter how difficult the opponent or obstacle, the White Sox have found ways recently to overcome them.
Led by Jim Thome's two home runs and Gavin Floyd's steady pitching, the Sox...
| Jan 24, 2010
A lucky bounce and a veteran official's snap judgment were all that separated Virginia Tech and Boston College on Saturday.
The basketball and the whistle went the Hokies' way.
"You win a game like that, and it gives you a chance to have a special...
| Oct 20, 2009
Alex Rodriguez has done something remarkable in every game of his charmed October. CC Sabathia is settling for every time he takes the mound.
Together, they've got the New York Yankees within one game of a return to the World Series.
| Jul 11, 2010
| 11:25 AM
NEW YORK -- Bob Sheppard, whose elegant introductions of stars from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter at Yankee Stadium for more than a half century earned him the nickname "The Voice of God," died Sunday. He was 99.
The revered public address announcer died...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 11:23 AM
Jan. 3, 1973 - Heads group that purchases Yankees from CBS Inc.
Sept. 30, 1973 - Manager Ralph Houk resigns, the first of 20 managerial changes under Steinbrenner through 1995.
Aug. 30, 1974 - Fined $15,000 by U.S. District Court in Cleveland...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 10:36 PM
He was baseball's bombastic Boss.
He rebuilt the New York Yankees dynasty, ushering in the era of multimillion-dollar salaries and accepting nothing less in return than World Series championships.
He fired managers. Rehired them. And fired them again....
| Jul 15, 2010
| 6:59 AM
George Steinbrenner's impact on baseball went far beyond his New York Yankees.
He showed all teams that spending lavishly on players — when done intelligently — was a way to produce winners, and even some of his rivals adopted that strategy....