Sweeny: Make No Mistake, Yankees Have Embraced The Dark Side Once MoreHal Steinbrenner is ready to make the jump to hyperspace and watch his Yankees become the "Evil Empire" again.
Sweeny: Stanton-Judge Possibilities Are Endless -- Just Ask Maris, Mantle FamiliesThe reaction from almost every fan I talked to Saturday morning after they heard that Giancarlo Stanton was about to become a Yankee was the same: “All I’ve got to say is, WOW!”
Sweeny: Boone Overcame Concerns About Inexperience To Win Yankees JobWhen Aaron Boone was a player, his teammates thought he was practicing to be a TV announcer as he sat on the bench doing play-by-play to entertain them.
'30 With Murti' Encore: A 2016 Conversation With Aaron BooneComing across as a good communicator, in part, helped Aaron Boone win the job as next Yankees manager. Those of us in the media already knew of his communication skills, as we listened to him analyze games weekly on ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball."
Sweeny: The Case For Carlos Beltran As Yankees' Next ManagerThere has been all this talk about connecting to players and communicating with the guys in the clubhouse, yet no one has done it like Carlos Beltran.
Sweeny: The Case For Chris Woodward As Yankees' Next ManagerWe see it all the time in football -- a successful team has its coaching staff raided by other teams looking to copy the magic formula to winning.
Sweeny: The Case For Aaron Boone As Yankees' Next ManagerThere are people we call baseball lifers. And then there is Aaron Boone, part of one of the most accomplished families in the sport.
Sweeny: The Case For Meulens As Yankees' Next ManagerIt takes a Yankee fan of a different generation to remember the name Hensley Meulens, or his nickname "Bam-Bam."
Sweeny: The Case For Eric Wedge As Yankees' Next ManagerEric Wedge will turn 50 in January and his 10 years as a big league manager have produced two winning seasons.
Sweeny: The Case For Thomson As Yankees' Next ManagerIf the Yankees choose to go in-house for their next manager, the candidate with the most experience inside the organization is Rob Thomson, who interviewed for the job this week.
Sweeny: Hairston Jr. May Just Be What Yankees Are Looking For In Next ManagerEven with no managerial or coaching experience whatsoever Jerry Hairston, Jr. has emerged as a real candidate to be the next manager of the Yankees.
Sweeny: Yankees Don't Need A Yankee To Be Their Next ManagerIt's now 2017 and you just have to look at the way other teams hire managers to know the landscape is different. Connection to the team isn't as important.