While he was not a legacy owner the way that George Halas was with the Chicago Bears in the NFL, no American sports owner was more identified with his team than Steinbrenner was with the Yankees. He made the team his priority.
In 1973, George Steinbrenner made the investment of his life. Nearly 40 years later, his family could be due to cash in. The question is: have they even considered it?
The Texas Rangers have leaped upon the void left by the death of George Steinbrenner and are setting the standard for American League excellence.
After 126 games, 77 starts, 49 relief appearances and 472 innings in the majors, Neil Keefe still isn’t sure what Phil Hughes is.
0-3. Panic in the streets? Maybe. Panic in the clubhouse? Not quite.
Watch out, Yankees. Major League Baseball is starting to spread the wealth.
James Dolan is an easy target. He has more negatives I can pile on but I don’t want to bore you. All that being said, he is far from an impossible obstacle to overcome for the Knicks to win a title.
Married to one of George Steinbrenner’s daughters, Steve Swindal was a general partner of the Yankees from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees’ parent company. These days, Swindal works with players who hope to join the Yankees — or any other team in the big leagues.
Alex Rodriguez hit a home run and collected three hits in his spring debut as the Yankees defeated the Phillies, 7-4 on Sunday.
Hal Steinbrenner shared his optimism for 2012 and his plans for beyond, namely the Yankees commitment to bring their payroll under the $189 million luxury tax threshold under the new CBA.
John Tortorella and his Rangers will not be distracted by owner James Dolan’s Stanley Cup prediction. They’re taking it one day at a time but signs are definitely encouraging.
These are Hal Steinbrenner’s Yankees, and it means less seat-of-the-pants spending.
After two decades Howie Spira says its time to get his side of the story out.
If it’s possible, if you can see over the pyramid of cash and the titanic $200 million payroll, the Yankees were overlooked this year, the presumed bridesmaids in the AL East.
Maybe you couldn’t sit at table number one at the famed restaurant in it’s heyday, but now you can. That table and four chairs are among the over 200 items from the Upper East Side watering hole that will hit the auction block next month.