1. ALCS: Yanks Look to Do Some Angels Gravedigging

    The Yankees outlasted the Angels in Game Two of the ALCS on Saturday, taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. The series continues this afternoon in Anaheim. River & Sunset takes a look at some of the subplots orbiting Yankee Universe...

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  2. Yankees-Angels: What To Look For In ALCS Game One

    The Yankees had little trouble topping the over-matched Twins in the ALDS, but things get serious starting tonight in the Bronx...

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  3. N.Y. Yankees May be Brewing October Magic

    Watching Nick Punto face reporters on Sunday night was almost hard to watch, even for a Yankees fan. Almost...

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  4. Minnesota-New York, ALDS Game Two: The Subplots Orbiting Yankee Universe

    The Yankees put forth a workmanlike effort in their 7-2 victory over the Twins in Game One of the ALDS on Wednesday. As we head toward Game Two tonight in the Bronx, River & Sunset takes a closer look at the subplots to watch...

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  5. ALDS Preview: The Stage Is All Yours, Mr. Rodriguez

    Alex Rodriguez began his final regular-season game of 2009 with 28 homers and 93 RBI, very respectable numbers for a 34-year-old guy who had missed a month of action following hip surgery...

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  6. Primetime For Future Yankees Old-Timers

    Derek Jeter batted .334 this season. He had 212 hits, 18 homers, 30 steals, and 107 runs scored. He also played Gold Glove-caliber defense at shortstop, the game's most demanding position. Think about that for a second...

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  7. New York Yankees: No Excuses As ALDS Dawns

    We can get all worked up into a lather about how the ALDS is a crapshoot, but at the end of the day, sanity must prevail here. The Yankees have no business losing this series, regardless of opponent...

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  8. Random Thoughts from River Avenue: Nick Swisher's Top 10 Tweets

    I'm traditionally very cautious when it comes to joining social networking sites. I was once, and possibly still am, a member of Friendster, which was basically modern social networking's caveman to Facebook's fully-evolved human...

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  9. All Worn Out by Jobamania in the Bronx

    I don't want to talk about him anymore. I just don't. I've already done it here, and here, and here, and here. It's all too much at this point. But I don't have a choice...

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  10. 102 and Rising: Yanks Reunite with Krazy Kyle

    As the great PeteAbe leaves Yankee Universe for browner pastures in Boston, it was nice to have the not-so-great Kyle Farnsworth remind us that some things never change...

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  11. Media Still Trying to Figure Out How to Jinx Yankees

    With pennant races ending in a whimper in every division but AL Central Casting, baseball writers across the country are apparently starved for interesting storylines these days...

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  12. Yankees Finally Gain Peace of Mind Against Angels

    There are times when you're watching the Yankees play at Angel Stadium and all you want to do is change the damn channel. And so you do...

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  13. New York Yankees Still Wait to Learn Burnett's True Identity

    As a baseball season reaches its final month of regular season games, you should be able to tell what you have in a first-year player. You usually know well before that...

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  14. Yankees Remain On Crash Course With Angels

    I look forward to a potential American League Championship Series matchup with the Angels in the same way I anticipate turning 40 and having my wife tell me I need a fully invasive prostate exam...

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  15. A Hall of a Guy: Derek Jeter Joins Lou Gehrig on Charts, Don Mattingly in Hearts

    All I want to do in my life is to sit in Derek Jeter's private suite at Yankee Stadium. Seriously. That's all I want. What could be better? You get the deep leather seats. The unlimited Premio sausages...

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  16. Yankees Continue To Piledrive Toward Playoffs

    The Yankees managed to take two of four from the Blue Jays this weekend in Toronto, and they didn't appear to put in an ounce of effort to do it...

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  17. Pettitte Power: Surging Vet Sparks Yankees

    I hope you didn't buy what Andy Pettitte was selling last night in Baltimore. Because, contrary to what the rejuvenated Texan may have said, he wanted to straight-up murder poor Jerry Hairston Jr...

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  18. Random Thoughts from River Avenue

    Have you ever wondered how old John Sterling is?I know I have. It's pretty much all I think about when listening to the Yankees on the radio...

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  19. Yankees Back To Square One With Joba

    If the Yankees are the nursery and Joba Chamberlain the healthy, nine-pound infant being unnecessarily kept in an incubator, it'd be right about now that health services would barge in and shut down the quack establishment...

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  20. No Battery Malfunction for Burnett, Posada

    On the surface, it's unlikely A.J. Burnett and Jorge Posada would have much common ground to cover at Yankee Stadium's gold-plated water cooler. Burnett is one of those crazy, tattooed white dudes from the south...

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  21. Still Too Soon To Bank on the Yanks

    Johnny Damon rented a party bus and treated teammates to a Creed reunion concert in Connecticut on Thursday night. (That was the funniest sentence I've ever written...

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  22. Yankees Tamed by...Brett Tomko?

    It won't be remembered along the same lines of USA 4, USSR 3 or Jets 16, Colts 7, but the Yankees' loss to the Brett Tomko-led Oakland A's on Monday night certainly deserves its place somewhere on the upset scale...

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  23. Joba Fools: Yankees Still Coddling Chamberlain

    It may be hard to imagine this now, but there was once a time when the "Joba Rules" didn't exist. I know, crazy right? We've heard and read so much about it by now that it seems hard-wired into our fan experience...

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  24. Five Thoughts About a Great Yankees Weekend

    The Yankees ripped the guts out of the Red Sox on Sunday night. It's one thing to win the first three games of the series in the way that the Yankees did...

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  25. Eight Is Enough: Yankees Make A Statement

    The Yankees said all along that the Red Sox had not gotten into their heads. To a man, the party line was this: Yes, Boston has beaten us in eight straight, and yes, we understand ...

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