New York Yankees

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images); Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Happy Festivus, Fellow Sports Fans

In the spirit of George Carlin’s “Things That P-ss Me Off,” mixed with the holiday cheer made famous by Jerry Stiller, I want to air my grievances about sports (in no particular order).

12/23/2014

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Hunt For New Hitting Instructor Will Go Into 2015

The Yankees struggled at the plate last season, but Brian Cashman still hasn’t found anyone to teach them different.

12/23/2014

Please, Santa. We're begging you. (Photo by Chris Colton/CBSNewYork)

What Our 9 Pro Sports Teams Want For Christmas

This year hasn’t been particularly kind to sports franchises in the Tri-State area. Every team has something (in certain cases, multiple things) they’d like from Santa.

12/23/2014

Ramos family places flowers, candles in front of Cyprus Hill home (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Steinbrenner’s Foundation To Fund Education For Fallen Officer’s Son

The Yankees — thanks to late owner George Steinbrenner — are stepping up to the plate for the family of Rafael Ramos, one of two NYPD officers murdered during an ambush in Brooklyn.

12/22/2014

Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies makes a throw for a putout in the first inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on June 4, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mets, Rox Still Far Off In Tulo Negotiations; Yanks Have Checked In

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson isn’t the only one interested in landing the four-time All-Star.

12/22/2014

Nathan Eovaldi (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Palladino: After Big Gamble, Yankees Need Eovaldi To Pay Off

The question is, can fireballer Nathan Eovaldi take the next step, a la Nolan Ryan? If he does, then Brian Cashman will look like a true genius.

12/22/2014

Martin Prado (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Trade Prado, Phelps To Marlins For Eovaldi, Jones, German

The Yankees acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor-league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins on Friday for versatile Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps.

12/19/2014

Gonzalez Germen (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Yankees Acquire Reliever Gonzalez Germen From Mets For Cash

The Yankees have acquired right-hander Gonzalez Germen from the Mets for cash in the first trade in a decade between the New York rivals.

12/19/2014

Might Max Scherzer be on the Yankees’ free agent wish list? Initially the thought was no, but they are the Yankees. Anything is possible. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Yankees Prez Levine Says Virtually No Chance Of Big-Money Signing

For anyone still holding out hope for free-agent ace pitcher Max Scherzer, well, keep dreaming.

12/19/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: A-Rod Is Without A Doubt The Loneliest Man In Sports

Alex Rodriguez is like that stranger in a frontier town, swinging the saloon doors open for the first time, scanning the room for something or someone familiar, only to be met with scowls and empty gazes.

12/18/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

A-Rod Cousin Yuri Sucart Seeks Delay In Drug Trial

Sucart’s lawyer is seeking at least a two-month delay due to health problems. Alex Rodriguez figures to be a witness if Sucart does go to trial on charges related to Biogenesis.

12/18/2014

Hideki Matsui speaks during an FCC press conference in Tokyo on December 17, 2014. Matsui announced he would host a charity baseball event, 'Support Our Kids,' supporting tsunami-affected children with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter.  (Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Matsui, Jeter Team Up For Charity Event In Japan

Hideki Matsu said the March 21 event at Tokyo Dome will support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

12/17/2014

The Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez waits for the pitch during a game against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago on Aug. 5, 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Brian Cashman: A-Rod’s Days As An Everyday Fielder Are Over

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday that Alex Rodriguez’s days as an everyday fielder are over and he hopes A-Rod will be New York’s full-time designated hitter.

12/16/2014

Chris Capuano (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Add Rotation Depth, Bring Back Capuano For 1 Year

Chris Capuano is staying with the New York Yankees, just like fellow free agents Chase Headley and Chris Young.

12/16/2014

Alex Rodriguez gets set at third base against the Detroit Tigers during Game 2 of the ALCS at Yankee Stadium on October 14, 2012. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Out At Third! A-Rod Still Convinced He Can Play Field, Report Says

Alex Rodriguez is going to have to adjust his expectations. Especially now that the Yankees have handed $52 million to third baseman Chase Headley.

12/16/2014

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