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Sweeny: Hal Steinbrenner Delivers Yankees’ State Of The Union

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.


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Hartnett: Dolan’s Cup Prediction Won’t Distract Rangers

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.


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Sweeny: The New Yankees

These are Hal Steinbrenner’s Yankees, and it means less seat-of-the-pants spending.


George Steinbrenner, Dave Winfield (credit: Gerald Herbert, Associated Press)

Howie Spira Talks Steinbrenner, Winfield In Interview With 1010 WINS

After two decades Howie Spira says its time to get his side of the story out.


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Keidel: Pinstripe Pride

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.


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Elaine Kaufman’s Personal Collection Goes To Auction

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.


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Autopsy Planned For Former Yankees Pitcher Hideki Irabu

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office is investigating the apparent suicide of Hideki Irabu, the embattled former Yankees pitcher who was found dead in his home in the wealthy suburb of Rancho Palos Verdes.


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Lounging Raccoon Pays Office Visit To Tampa Yankees Manager Luis Sojo

Yankees minor league manager Luis Sojo has had many unexpected visitors in his office, including late New York owner George Steinbrenner and one-time teammate Bernie Williams. But nothing quite like this.


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Keidel: Who’s On Deck After Derek Jeter?

While I failed to harpoon the heart of every bromance with the captain last week, we agree on one thing: there will come a day when Derek Jeter is no longer the starting shortstop for the Yankees, and that day is about two years away.


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By The Numbers: Is Derek Jeter The Greatest Yankee Ever?

For some time now, various lists have been compiled ranking or rating the greatest of Yankees. In light of Jeter’s landmark accomplishment, we would like to look into where he ranks among the Yankee immortals.


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1 Year After His Death, Tampa Yankees Remember George Steinbrenner

On the first anniversary of former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner’s death, a short message was read over the PA system and a moment of silence was observed before the Tampa Yankees hosted the Palm Beach Cardinals at Steinbrenner Field.


Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter celebrates the last out of Game 4 of the 1996 ALDS. (credit: PAUL K. BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

From Zero To 3,000: Derek Jeter’s Incredible Career In Yankee Pinstripes

Hard to imagine now that he’s reached the 3,000 hits milestone, but there was a time when Derek Jeter didn’t think he would get a single knock in the big leagues.


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Hartnett: Why The New Yankee Stadium Will Never Feel Like Home

Present day Yankee Stadium is undoubtedly an impressive sight but isn’t without flaw. The ballpark tends to cater to richer clientele while pushing your average fan aside and doesn’t have the charm of the old building.


New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, reacts with former Yankees managers Lou Piniella and Joe Torre, right, during Old Timers' Day ceremonies on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Torre, Piniella Happily Retired

Lou Piniella and Joe Torre at the 65th Yankees Old Timers’ Day, were equally emphatic about being satisfied with decisions to retire as a big league managers.


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Hartnett: Yankees Are Sabotaging Brett Gardner By Appeasing Derek Jeter

Brett Gardner has made an overwhelming case to bat leadoff for the Yankees and must be rewarded even if that means sending Derek Jeter down in the lineup. It’s time for the Yankees to stop appeasing Jeter and give Gardner the chance he deserves.