| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Here we go again.
Thanks to a handful of words Theo Epstein didn't say the other day in Milwaukee, it's time for the semi-annual Joe Girardi Watch in the Chicago media and around Midwestern taverns. The default option as the next manager of the Cubs...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:47 PM
They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996.
The Yankees won,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
NEW YORK — The afternoon had been so sweeping in Yankees pride and nostalgia, so grand in ceremony and testimony, so lavish in gifts, so brash in Metallica guitar riffs, it would have been easy in the giddy possibilities of the day to overlook the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:04 AM
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The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera, pitched his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, and it turned into one of the most emotional moments in baseball history.
Even though they were...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry."
Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:46 PM
5:30 a.m. Soccer: Queensland vs. New South Wales Blues.--Fox Soccer Ch.
7 a.m. Tennis: Wimbledon early rounds.--ESPN2
10:30 a.m. Basketball: Jan. 2002: Phoebus girls vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48
Noon Football: Nov. 1999: Western Branch vs. Hampton....
| May 31, 2013
| 8:54 PM
— They didn't draw a walk in the three previous games, and that had happened only once since 1916. Already, staring at a five-game losing streak, the more reactionary of Yankee fans were looking for scapegoats to walk the plank.
And then there was...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Three times Saturday, Robinson Cano flashed a smile as big as Jay-Z's when he sees his wife, Beyonce, after a long day at the office.
The first time came when Cano, semi-fooled by a Brandon Morrow pitch, still managed to turn it into one of those short-...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:37 PM
NEW YORK — Sometimes the King wins. And sometimes the serfs win.
The Yankees' Andy Pettitte might be the king of Game 2 in New York postseason lore, but Henrik Lundqvist had developed into the lord of Game 3. Entering this third game of the...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Vernon Wells hit a go-ahead two-run homer and made a long running catch to preserve a 3-2 victory for Andy Pettitte and the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Pettitte (4-2) showed off his mastery of the Royals once more,...
| May 6, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Dom Brown's return to the lineup will have to wait for the road. The IronPigs left fielder was in Ryne Sandberg's original lineup for Sunday's home-stand finale against Syracuse but Brown was a late scratch. "He just needs another day or so," Sandberg...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:11 PM
CC Sabathia stands nearly as tall and probably twice as wide as the Yankee Stadium right-field foul pole that Nate McLouth did or did not hit in the sixth inning of this early October night.
At 6-7 and, oh, 290, pounds, Sabathia stands nearly as tall...