They say it’s one of the best jobs in the world, and Forbes magazine seems to agree.
Forbes says the Bombers are baseball’s most valuable team for the 18th straight year.
Of the 27 most expensive zip codes that are on Long Island, Sagaponack — where Billy Joel used to own a house — ranked second on the Forbes list.
The New York Yankees are the most valuable North American sports franchise, but sit behind three world renowned soccer powers in the global rankings.
Beyoncé’s empire is getting a boost from Forbes.
Forbes said it estimates the Yankees are worth $2.5 billion, up nine percent from last year. The Dodgers are next at $2 billion, a 24 percent hike and matching their actual sale price in 2012.
Forbes has released their annual ranking of the highest team values in the NFL, and the Giants and Jets both cracked the top 10.
Real Madrid tops Forbes’ list of 50 most valuable sports teams, with Manchester United and Barcelona holding the next two spots.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among the 27 baseball players on the list and No. 18 overall with $30.3 million, although he is currently facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension.
Even on the unemployment line, Tim Tebow remains a popular presence.
Of any team in sports, the Yankees can most afford to give the beer-and-hotdog fans a break, even if it’s for just one season. Show the regular guy he’s something more than a two-legged ATM.
The Bombers, worth an estimated $2.3 billion, took home the No. 1 spot for the 16th straight year.
The magazine released its latest annual tally of billionaires on Monday. According to Forbes, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s net worth as of March 2013 is $27 billion.
It’s been a rough stretch for Manti Te’o. And now he’s right behind disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong on Forbes’ list of “America’s Most Disliked Athletes.”
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.