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New York Yankees Great Bernie Williams Set to Formally Retire on Friday
April 22nd, 2015 at 11:31 AM
Although he has been retired for many years, New York Yankees great Bernie Williams apparently never signed the paperwork to make it official; but the Bronx Bombers legend will do that this week. ***PHOTO1*** At a press conference on Friday, Williams will sign official Major League Baseball retirement papers and even throw...

Mariano Rivera Praises Alex Rodriguez’s Hot Start; Yankees DH Unsure He Can Keep It Up
April 19th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is off to an incredibly hot start to the season, and Major League Baseball legend Mariano Rivera has taken notice. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera shared his thoughts on Rodriguez's start to the 2015 season with Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: “I don’t think he’s doing...

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Quotes Yogi Berra Twice in Letter to Fans
April 18th, 2015 at 5:59 PM
New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra's infamous quotes, or Yogiisms, have gone global. ***PHOTO1*** In a letter to Brooklyn Nets fans following the team's clinching of a playoff spot in the NBA, Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov used not one, but two quotes from the great Yankees catcher. Prokhorov not only quoted Berra twice,...

Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Explains How Careful Players Must Be to Avoid Positive PED Test
April 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With Major League Baseball players always making the excuse "I don't know how that got into my body" after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera explained how careful he was during his career to not put anything illegal into his body. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera admitted that there are...

New York Yankees Unveil Thurman Munson Bobblehead for 2015 Giveaway: Photo
April 17th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
The New York Yankees have unveiled the Thurman Munson bobblehead doll, which is scheduled to be a giveaway at Yankee Stadium during the 2015 season, and it's awesome. FIRST LOOK at the Thurman Munson bobblehead. Come get one 6/18! pic.twitter.com/eNzaodA8CF — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 16, 2015 The Yankees plan to have...

Derek Jeter Reveals When He’s Planning on Returning to Yankee Stadium
April 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The long-awaited (well, not really that long) return of New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is coming, as the former Yankees Captain is planning his return in as soon as a month from now. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter made it clear he needed time away from the game after he retired at the end...

Derek Jeter Makes It Crystal Clear He Doesn’t Miss Baseball, New York Yankees
April 15th, 2015 at 8:01 PM
If you had any question in your mind about whether or not Derek Jeter misses Major League Baseball after his retirement from the New York Yankees, you now have your answer. ***PHOTO1*** In an interview on SiriusXM for The Players' Tribune radio show, Jeter admitted that he doesn't miss the game of...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Reacts to Derek Jeter Chants at Yankee Stadium
April 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
A slow start for Didi Gregorius already has some New York Yankees fans yearning for the return of Derek Jeter to the team, as chants for the former Yankees Captain have been heard in the stadium during the first week of the season. ***PHOTO1*** That's mostly a result of a rough first...

Patriots Star Rob Gronkowski to Have New Book Published by Derek Jeter’s Company
April 8th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Derek Jeter started a publishing company and is running it as one of many post-career activities. His next venture will see him team-up with National Football League and New England Patriots star, Rob Gronkowski. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has already published some children's books through his company, many having to do with himself and...

Tampa Bay Rays Retire Don Zimmer’s Jersey on Opening Day: Video
April 8th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays reitred former coach Don Zimmer's number on Opening Day at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. It was announced before the start of the season that the Rays would honor Zimmer by retiring his No. 66, so on Monday the Rays did just that prior ot...

Chris Martin, David Carpenter Solid as New York Yankees Bullpen a Bright Spot on Opening Day
April 7th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
There weren't many things to be happy about in the New York Yankees' Opening Day loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. One of the few bright spots was the Yanks' bullpen, which was called into action far too early and answered the bell in its season debut. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka was on...

Derek Jeter Reportedly Declined New York Yankees’ Offer to Throw Out 1st Pitch on Opening Day
April 6th, 2015 at 2:05 PM
The New York Yankees welcomed Joe Torre to Yankee Stadium for Opening Day 2015 to throw out the first pitch, however it was actually Derek Jeter who appears to have been the first choice. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees apparently asked Jeter to throw out the first pitch to open the new season after...

New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera to Host Youth Baseball ProCamp in May
April 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera is doing his part together with Steiner Sports to teach kids about the game of baseball as he prepares to hold a youth baseball camp, coming in May of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** According to a press release from the Yankees, the one-day camp for boys and girls...

Joe Torre to Throw Out First Pitch on New York Yankees’ Opening Day
April 3rd, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Legendary New York Yankees manager Joe Torre will have the honor of throwing out the first pitch on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO2*** Torre was the Yankees manager from 1996-2007, winning four World Series titles in one of the great eras in Yankees history. After his stint in the Bronx, Torre...

New York Yankees Confirm Who Will Take Derek Jeter’s Old Locker
April 1st, 2015 at 12:40 PM
The New York Yankees have finally made a decision on who will take Derek Jeter's locker. ***PHOTO1*** The early favorite for Jeter's locker was outfielder Brett Gardner, however he didn't come away with the honor and instead it will go to starting pitcher CC Sabathia. Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal has...

ESPN.com Ranks 2004 Boston Red Sox Ahead of 1998 New York Yankees in Greatest Teams List
April 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
ESPN.com is celebrating its 20th anniversary by making a colossal mistake in what you would think is an April fool's joke. ***PHOTO1*** The website came up with a list of the 20 greatest teams from 1995-2015—the years of its operation—and has foolishly ranked the 2004 Boston Red Sox at No. 2, two...

Derek Jeter Had Chance to Save David Ortiz from Embarrassment, but Didn’t
March 31st, 2015 at 11:45 AM
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was always Mr. Image. He always made the right decisions and was always seen in the best light possible. It's a shame for David Ortiz that Jeter didn't follow the same guidelines when he published Ortiz's ridiculous The Players' Tribune article. ***PHOTO1*** Ortiz made himself look...

New York Yankees Fire George Steinbrenner’s Son-in-Law, Who May Have Driven Yoan Moncada Away
March 28th, 2015 at 4:34 PM
The New York Yankees have reportedly done away with George Steinbrenner's son-in-law, Felix Lopez, who is married to The Boss' youngest daughter, Jessica. ***PHOTO1*** Lopez actually held a position with the Yankees, giving him the title of "Executive Vice President/Chief International Officer." Apparently that seemingly cushy job is gone as the Yanks told...

New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Making Bid to Open Restaurant with ‘Jeter Burger’
March 27th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Retired New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is on to yet another business venture after his playing days have ended: a new restaurant. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has already been involved with The Players' Tribune, a successful website where players can speak their minds like never before in the form of writing articles. Now The...

New York Yankees Top Forbes List of Most Valuable Major League Baseball Teams
March 25th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The New York Yankees have experienced dynasties on the field, but their reign atop the Forbes list is certainly one to be proud about. ***PHOTO1*** For 18 years now, the Yankees have ranked as the most valuable team in Major League Baseball since Forbes began ranking back in 1998, including this year...