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  • No Hits For Jeter, But Yanks Sweep Rays

    No Hits For Jeter, But Yanks Sweep Rays
    Derek Jeter got a standing ovation — when he came on the field for his pregame wind sprints at the start of a very long day. He didn't give fans more to cheer about, failing to gain ground on Lou Gehrig. Jeter went 0 for 8 with a walk and remained...
  • 10 things you might now know about stadiums

    10 things you might now know about stadiums
    On Sunday, Texas Stadium in Irving will be demolished by implosion. On Monday, the Minnesota Twins will christen Target Field, their new home. Meanwhile, the Cubs are tinkering with Wrigley Field, including plans to place a large Toyota sign in left-...
  • Yesterday

    Yesterday
    The place: Just west of Wrigley Field is a yellow one-story shack from the late 19th century that appears to be slanting into the pages of history. Named after the Beatles song, Yesterday welcomes with the sign “Where the Past Meets the Present.&...
  • Book review: 'The Last Boy' by Jane Leavy

    Book review: 'The Last Boy' by Jane Leavy
    The Last Boy Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood Jane Leavy Harper: 456 pp., $27.99 As a young girl growing up in the Bronx, Jane Leavy was enthralled not only by Mickey Mantle's amazing ability — at his best, he was as great as any...
  • Cuban casino inspires guild gala

    In 1930, Cuba's capital city of Havana celebrated the grand opening of the Hotel Nacional de Cuba — a luxury hotel and casino located on the Malecón that stretches over four miles along Havana's sea wall. Over the next two decades, the hotel...
  • Remembering the coach

    Remembering the coach
    In my home I have an expansive trophy case filled with a variety of sports memorabilia and collectibles that I have assembled over the years. The stash includes a large number of Mickey Mantle and Yankees items, a baseball collection, signed photos,...
  • Revered Yankees Announcer Bob Sheppard Dies At 99

    Revered Yankees Announcer Bob Sheppard Dies At 99
    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 at his Long...
  • 7/21/2010: PIX11 & This TV pay tribute to "The Boss" George Steinbrenner

    7/21/2010: PIX11 & This TV pay tribute to "The Boss" George Steinbrenner
    New York, NY--July 21, 2010 New Yorkers may love or hate the New York Yankees, but one thing they can all agree on is that George Steinbrenner built the team into a world champion dynasty. WPIX and THIS TV will honor "The Boss" of baseball, the late...
  • 'Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend,' by James S. Hirsch

    'Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend,' by James S. Hirsch
    The remarkable baseball life of Willie Mays can be measured in innumerable ways. He started in the segregated Negro Leagues; when he retired in 1973 after 22 years in the major leagues, free agency was dawning. He was a bicoastal Giant who, in leading...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast February 22, 2012

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Thomas Jane was born in Baltimore on this date in 1969. This birthday guy earned three Golden Globe nominations for best actor each of the three years he portrayed Ray Drecker on the series "Hung." He's also starred in films such as...
  • NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal

    NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal
    Derek Jeter is keeping his pinstripes, just like everyone expected all along. The iconic shortstop and the New York Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Saturday on a $51 million, three-year contract with an $8 million player option for 2014, a person...