1. Bobby Abreu Goes to Los Angeles Angels

    Mike Scioscia, pictured above, should be very happy with the announcement today that the Angels have signed Bobby Abreu. Angels management should be very happy that they were able to get the outfielder for a reported $5 million on a one-year contract...

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  2. What This Yankee Fan Would Like to See From A-Rod

    Kevin Stewart wrote a very nice article about why Yankees fans should root for Alex Rodriguez to do well this year. Essentially, it is that all true Yankee fans want our team to succeed and we need A-Rod to do well for that to happen...

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  3. Cheating? Maybe, But Baseball is Still a Great Game

    Hitters of the last 15 years have hit more home runs and hit those home runs farther; they have to be juiced. Pitchers of the last 15 years have thrown harder and have become dominant; they have to be juiced...

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  4. Performance Enhancing Drugs in Baseball: What Are They? What Effect?

    As a New York Yankee fan and a fan of Alex Rodriquez, I agree with what others have said, and that is that we should all be saddened by the news that apparently A-Rod is among many others who tested positive for steroids...

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  5. One Yankee Fan's 2008 Trip to Mecca

    I have been a New York Yankee fan since before I can remember. My youth was spent dreaming that I would play for the Yankees, as so many other young boys have...

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  6. Pat Summitt's Record At Tennessee Is Unbelievable

    Pat Summit is the head basketball coach for the women's basketball team at the University of Tennessee. Tonight, she will lead the Lady Vols against Georgia at Thompson-Bowling Arena in Knoxville, as her team takes the court named for her...

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  7. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part 18

    Derek Jeter has become a perennial All Star, New York icon, and hero to kids. He has also become the face of the New York Yankees. Jeter was drafted by the Yankees in the first round of the 1992 amateur draft as the sixth pick overall...

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  8. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest, Pt. 17

    In their history the New York Yankees have won thirty-nine pennants and twenty-six World championships. But they have had only three managers who won four or more World Series. Joe McCarthy won seven in the 1930s and 1940s...

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  9. Kentucky-Auburn: Wildcats Remain Unbeaten in SEC With Win Over Tigers

    The University of Kentucky finished last night with the only unblemished record in the Southeastern Conference as they defeated the Auburn Tigers in Lexington 73-64...

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  10. A-Rod Leads The Current Crop of Home Run Hitters

    Among the current crop of home run hitters who is the most prolific and who has the best chance to break records for home runs? Some of the first names that come to mind are Alex Rodriguez, Albert ...

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  11. Why The New York Yankees Are The Greatest: Part 16

    Donnie Baseball. The Hit Man. Donald Arthur Mattingly is one of the most revered players in New York Yankees history. Mattingly was born in Evansville, Indiana in 1961. He was good enough as a high school player to be mentioned in Sports Illustrated...

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  12. New York Yankees Dominate Top Hitters Seasons' on MLB Network

    Yesterday, I wrote a piece about the "100 Most Mind Blowing Moments in Sports" on The Best Damn Sports Show Period—the Yankees were included in at least 10 percent of the spots...

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  13. Austin Jackson: The Future of the New York Yankees?

    I just read a very fine article by Michael Robinson about the young man in the picture above. So much has already been written about Austin Jackson and his potential to be the Yankee center fielder of the future...

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  14. Joe Girardi Must Be More Consistent in 2009 for the New York Yankees To Win

    In 2008, the New York Yankees finished third in the Eastern Division of the American League. It was the first time since 1995 that they had not won the division...

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  15. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part 15

    In the long and storied history of the New York Yankees, only one player has ever been chosen both Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player. Thurman Munson was born in 1947 in Akron, OH...

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  16. New York Yankees on Best Damn Sports Show's Top 100 Most Mind-Blowing Moments

    Last night, I was watching Best Damn Sports Show Period's "100 Most Mind-Blowing Moments in Sports." I was struck by how many of the picks included in one way or another moments in New York Yankee history...

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  17. Why The New York Yankees Are The Greatest: Part 14

    One of the greatest identities associated with the New York Yankees has not been a player; Nor a manager; Nor an owner; Sometimes called The Cathedral of Baseball; Home ...

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  18. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part 13

    The last article in this series about Yankee greatness covered various pitchers the Yankees have had through the years. But one pitcher in particular has to be singled out. Whitey Ford – "The Chairman of The Board...

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  19. Why The New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part 12

    The New York Yankees are best known through the years for their hitters.From Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Joe DiMaggio to Mickey Mantle, Don Mattingly and Alex Rodriguez, when one thinks of the Yankees, they first think of hitters...

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  20. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part 11

    No business can be successful unless it has good management. This is as true for baseball as for any other business. The New York Yankees are the most successful franchise in sports history...

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  21. Considering Peter Gammons' Comments on Parity and Owners' Grief

    Peter Gammons is a very good baseball analyst and in a B/R article today, his comments were apparently combined with some other thoughts concerning a need for change in baseball...

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  22. Phil Rizzuto: Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest, Part Ten

    The Scooter, Phil Rizzuto, was a New Yorker all his life. Born in Brooklyn, Phil first tried out for the home-team Brooklyn Dodgers in 1935. At that time Casey Stengel was the manager of the Dodgers...

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  23. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part Nine

    Every baseball team needs players who are not Hall of Famers. This can be the guy who isn’t a power hitter, and who doesn’t have a great on base percentage, but plays a great defensive right field...

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  24. Mark Teixeira Impressive in His Yankee Debut

    The most successful team in sports history introduced a new star yesterday. Mark Teixeira was brought before the press in old Yankee Stadium and was certainly impressive...

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  25. Yankee Fans Must Thank Steinbrenner Family

    After watching the press conference yesterday in which the New York Yankees introduced their newest star, Mark Teixeira, this fan was overcome with one thought: Thank you, George, Hank, and Hal Steinbrenner...

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