Hank Steinbrenner

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Keidel: There Remains Something Charmingly Evil About This Empire

It seems the Yankees were steadfast in their budgetary discipline. Until they weren’t. And thank goodness for that. Not only are we spoiled Yankees fans better off, but so is baseball.

01/23/2014

Masahiro Tanaka during his training session in Japan on January 23, 2014. Tanaka, who went unbeaten last season, signed a seven-year deal worth $155 million with the New York Yankees on January 22. (Photo by JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka’s Goal With Yankees: ‘To Become World Champions’

Asked to deliver a message to New York fans in English on Thursday, Tanaka said he plans to let his performance on the field do the talking.

01/23/2014

Fireworks light up Times Square as the Countdown Ball drops as thousands of revelers gather in New York's Times Square to celebrate the ball drop at the annual New Years Eve celebration on December 31, 2013 in New York City.

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions For 2014 From Around The Sports World

It’s New Year’s resolution time. Here’s what prominent sports figures are (or should be) saying.

01/06/2014

Hal Steinbrenner. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: Hal Is Not His Father, And The Yankees May Pay Dearly For It

Saddled with the twin burdens of bulging expectations and a newfound frugality, Hal Steinbrenner is at a crossroads. His next few moves could decide the next decade for the New York Yankees.

10/10/2013

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Hal Steinbrenner: We’re Not Selling The Team, And We Can Win With $189M Payroll

“We are committed as a family to be in this long-term,” Steinbrenner said. “We enjoy this, this is why we’re all involved — all of my siblings. And we’re going to continue, every year, to field a championship-caliber team.”

03/26/2013

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Robertson’s $3.1M Contract Pushes Yankees’ Payroll Up To $206M

David Robertson will earn $3.1 million under his one-year deal with the Yanks, increases Yankees’ projected payroll to about $206M.

01/26/2013

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Steinbrenner Won’t Address A-Rod Return Next Season

Hank Steinbrenner says too much blame is being directed at Alex Rodriguez for Detroit’s sweep of the Yankees, and won’t address whether the slumping star will be back in New York next season.

10/20/2012

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13:  (L-R) David Robertson #30 and Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees look on from the dugout dejected against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Day Of Reckoning Had To Come For A-Rod

The day of reckoning was always going to come for the Yankees, ever since the Steinbrenner brothers caved in and re-signed A-Rod.

10/14/2012

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Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner, COO Lonn Trost Blast Potential Sale Report As ‘Fiction’

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?

05/24/2012

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Keidel: Hal’s Halcyon Days; Yankees Need Dose Of ‘The Boss’

It figures – as soon as I applaud the Yanks for their excess, Hal goes weak on me.

WFAN–03/02/2012

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Hartnett: Why The Yankees Should Steer Clear Of David Ortiz

The Yankees are better off without the services of free agent slugger David Ortiz. A mix of controversy, age and lineup inflexibility are reasons why he shouldn’t don pinstripes.

WFAN–10/13/2011

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Yankees’ CC Sabathia: ‘I Wouldn’t Change Anything'; Opt-Out Clause Hint?

By now, most Yankees fans know about the provision in CC Sabathia’s seven-year contract that gives him the ability to opt out after this season. If his comments Sunday night are any indication, the Yankees’ ace might just be leaning against exercising the clause.

WFAN–06/13/2011

Five-time All-Star Jorge Posada, center, walks past New York Yankees manager Brian Cashman, left, and manager Joe Girardi, far right, a day after the slumping star asked to be removed from the lineup and ended up in a messy public spat with management. Girardi said Posada apologized to him in a face-to-face conversation. (credit: AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Report: Jorge Posada Refused To Catch In Spring Training; DH Says Not So

It’s Jorge Posada vs. the Yankees, round two. According to the Daily News, the Yankees told Posada that in addition to DH duties, he may have to catch from time to time in an emergency. But whenever he was asked to work behind the dish, Posada refused.

WFAN–05/17/2011

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Hank Steinbrenner: Yankees’ Bad Play ‘Not Acceptable’

Hank Steinbrenner said on Monday that he isn’t too happy with how the Yankees are playing. One can only wonder how he feels after the Bombers’ latest loss.

WFAN–05/17/2011

New York Yankees' Russell Martin walks back to the dugout at the end of the game as the Tampa Bay Rays celebrate their 6-5 win in a baseball game Monday, May 16, 2011, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (credit: AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Can It Get Worse? Yankees Just Keep On Losing

The Yankees can’t buy a win right now. Mired in controversy, the bumbling Bombers dropped one to the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-5, for their sixth loss in a row.

WFAN–05/17/2011

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