The laconic, iconic closer set 35 MLB records — including the most saves — and is more responsible for the Yankees’ five World Series titles since 1996 than anyone.
Maier was a 12-year-old fan in the right-field stands on Oct. 9, 1996, when he reached over the outfield fence at Yankee Stadium and got his glove on Derek Jeter’s eighth-inning drive.
The glove Jeffrey Maier used to catch Derek Jeter’s tying home run against Baltimore in the eighth inning of the 1996 AL Championship Series opener at the original Yankee Stadium will be auctioned.
Derek Jeter will have to wait another year to be inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame after air travel problems kept him from leaving New Jersey.
The issue will launch online on Monday, and the print edition will hit newsstands on Tuesday.
It’s no secret that Yankees icon Derek Jeter aspires to own a major league team someday. But maybe the future Hall of Famer would settle for an NFL franchise.
One man was responsible for bringing joy to generations of kids and collectors. The other was responsible for bringing joy to Yankees fans of all ages for 20 years.
In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.
Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.
Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.
As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.
These days, players and fans have a voice, and they are reaching a lot of people who are looking for something different in their sports news and stories.
Hideki Matsu said the March 21 event at Tokyo Dome will support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Here we are, the final stretch. These are the best local athletes in history by jersey number, from 9-1.
With the holiday season right around the corner, you can be sure that these are going to be a popular gift for kids and sports fans of all ages.