Tony Dungy's Pep Talk Smells of Desperation from NY Yankees

Ronald MonestimeCorrespondent ISeptember 27, 2010

When the New York Yankees take the field Sunday evening, in the third and final game of a pivotal series with the Boston Red Sox, they face the reality of losing five games in a row with the American League East and the AL Wild Card still hanging in the balance.

But prior to dropping a 7-3 decision to the Red Sox, which dropped them to one and a half games behind the Tampa Bay Rays in the division, the Yankee organization invited a respected former National Football League head coach into their locker room to give the team a pep talk intended to reverse their recent fortunes.

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