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Dave Jennings with the Jets in 1985 (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Remembering My Friend, Colleague Dave Jennings

The passing of Dave saddened me deeply. We lost a fine all-time Giant and a wonderful broadcaster. I lost a former co-worker and a man I was honored to call a friend.

06/20/2013

Don Mattingly (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Past, Present And Future — Donnie Baseball Talks Yankees And Baseball

Don Mattingly’s return to Yankee Stadium as manager of the Dodgers is unprecedented. Never has a player as iconic as Mattingly returned to New York in a visiting uniform.

06/19/2013

Mark Teixeira (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

MRI Reveals Mark Teixeira Doesn’t Have A Wrist Tear, Only Inflammation

Positive news for the Yankees — an MRI only revealed inflammation in Mark Teixeira’s right wrist.

06/16/2013

Jayson Nix (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), CC Sabathia (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Yankees Thoughts: Sabathia Lit Up, Cano’s Slump, MLB Draft & More

Brett Gardner has been very hot, but has anybody noticed Jayson Nix?

06/12/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Benefit Of The Doubt? A-Rod Doesn’t Deserve It

Bottom line is this—A-Rod will no longer be considered among the greatest players ever, and he will not be in the Hall of Fame, as a Yankee or anything else.

06/07/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) and Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Teixeira, Youkilis To Start Minor League Assignments; Both Could Return Friday

Injured New York Yankees infielders Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are ready to start minor league rehab assignments. Both players could rejoin the Yankees as early as Friday after playing for Trenton on Wednesday and Thursday.

05/28/2013

Phil Hughes (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Yankees Thoughts Heading Into Memorial Day Weekend

Some thoughts as the Yankees hit Memorial Day weekend, the first big summer marker of the baseball season…

05/24/2013

Yankees starter Andy Pettitte leaves due to injury in the fifth inning against the Seattle Mariners on May 16, 2013. (credit: Mike McCann/WFAN)

Hits Just Keep On Coming: Yanks Place Andy Pettitte On DL, Call Up Vidal Nuno

New York placed left-handed pitcher Andy Pettitte on the DL with a strained left trapezius on Friday evening ahead of the Yankees’ series-opening game against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

05/17/2013

The Yankees celebrate winning the 1998 World Series in a sweep over the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Vincent Laforet /Allsport /Getty Images)

Sweeny: Best Team Ever? David Cone Reflects On ’98 Yankees, Part 2

“There wasn’t panic, but there were fingers on the button,” Cone told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. “We saw it potentially slipping away.”

05/16/2013

Joe Torre and David Cone celebrate advancing to the ALCS in 1998. AFP PHOTO Paul BUCK (Photo credit should read PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 15 Years Already? David Cone Reflects On ’98 Yankees, Part 1

Sweeny and Cone talk about how the Bombers overcame a potentially disastrous start to the season, two turning-point games in May, and the arrival of El Duque.

05/14/2013

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Sweeny: Mariano Meets Special Group Of People In Kansas City

Saturday in Kansas City, Rivera met a special group of people, and was genuinely touched by all of them.

05/12/2013

Eduardo Nunez (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: From ‘Mayday’ To May 1 — Yankees Surviving, But It Could Get Tricky

As the Yankees fell victim to one injury after another earlier this year, fans were screaming “Mayday, mayday!” Well now it’s May Day — May 1, that is — and the Yankees have survived pretty well so far.

05/01/2013

Derek Jeter (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images), Pete Rose (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Hits Record? Derek Jeter’s Slim Chance To Catch Pete Rose Is Gone

It was nice to think about, but it’s a safe bet that Pete Rose will remain the all-time hits leader. Now you know what Rose meant when he said the first 3,000 were the easy ones.

04/22/2013

Mariano Rivera #42 and Derek Jeter #2 (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Mo Rivera Speaks Out About What Losing Derek Jeter Means To Yanks

If anyone knows what Jeter must be feeling — that he has to come back and can’t leave us with the image of him lying on the turf unable to get up — it is Rivera.

04/19/2013

Brett Gardner #11 celebrates with Kevin Youkilis #36 of the New York Yankees after Youkilis hit a two-run home run. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Sweeny: These Guys Ain’t So Bad! Yankees Bring ‘Major League’ Indians To Mind

So watching the Yankees the last few days I was suddenly reminded of the movie “Major League.” That happens nearly every time I’m in Cleveland — I mean, why wouldn’t it? — but this time it happened for another reason.

04/10/2013

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