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HBO’s John Oliver Rips Yankees Ticket Policy, Selling “Elitist” Tickets for 25 Cents in Contest
April 4th, 2016 at 5:12 PM
The ability for fans to no longer print tickets from home for New York Yankees games at Yankee Stadium was blasted again, this time by John Oliver of HBO. ***PHOTO1*** Oliver blasted the Yankees for their snobby way of handling their "elitist" ticket policy, as he sees it as others do; it...

Minority Owner of New York Yankees Selling 1% of Team for $24 Million
March 4th, 2016 at 1:45 PM
Do you want to become an owner of a professional sports franchise? Do you have an extra $24 million laying around that's doing nothing? ***PHOTO1*** If you have answered yes to both of these, you could become a minority owner for the New York Yankees, which is apparently what is currently going...

Hal Steinbrenner: New York Yankees Will Stay Owned by Family for Generations
March 3rd, 2016 at 1:04 PM
A couple of years ago, there was a rumor that the New York Yankees were exploring selling the team just after the Los Angeles Dodgers sold their team to a group that had Magic Johnson involved. ***PHOTO1*** The rumors lasted a couple of hours, as Hal Steinbrenner publicly denied the rumors and...

New York Yankees Hire 6 New Scouts; 3 Former MLB’ers: Shawn Hill, Aaron Holbert, Kevin Hart
February 25th, 2016 at 10:37 AM
The New York Yankees have hired six new scouts for their organization and a couple of them have former major league experience and playing careers. ***PHOTO1*** Of those six, Shawn Hill, Aaron Hobert and Kevin Hart were all former players, as Sweeny Murri of WFAN New York reported. ***PHOTO2*** The other three who were...

Yankees’ Randy Levine Meets with StubHub President Scott Cutler to Discuss Ticket Policy; Will Continue Talks
February 24th, 2016 at 2:02 PM
With the new ticket policy for the New York Yankees and the doing away of printed-at-home tickets having a rather hurtful impact on the secondary ticket market and in particular, StubHub, as a lot of fans use StubHub to get their tickets through that website, it's caused a lot of...