Brek Shea’s goal in the 69th minute gave the United States a 1-0 victory over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final.
Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his third straight match, Eddie Johnson thrilled his home club fans with a goal in the 53rd minute, and the United States took over first place in its World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Panama on Tuesday.
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.
When the phone rang this time for Mariano Rivera, it wasn’t a call to the bullpen.
The New York Yankees kicked off HOPE week by throwing a surprise pool party for 13-year-old Jorge Grajales of North Haledon.