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Derek Jeter Farewell Tour with New York Yankees Gives YES Network Ratings Boost
October 10th, 2014 at 8:58 AM
The New York Yankees Captain, Derek Jeter, was a one-man wrecking crew this season and he most likely single-handedly gave the YES Network a ratings boost. ***PHOTO1*** The official home of the Yankees saw an increase in their ratings during the 2014 season, which would normally be contradictory because of the team's...

New York Yankees: Injury Updates on Michael Pineda, Shawn Kelley
May 18th, 2014 at 3:54 PM
***VIDEO1*** UPDATE: Wednesday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. ET New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda made the next step in his recovery from a back injury on Wednesday when he threw his third bullpen session. According to Meredith Marakovits of YES Network, Pineda's session was a success: Pineda threw a 30 pitch bullpen earlier...

New York Yankees: Mariano Rivera Teases About a Possible Return to MLB
May 13th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
***VIDEO1*** Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera teased about a potential return to Major League Baseball before breaking our respective hearts by shooting it down. Rivera was a guest on YES Network's "CenterStage" with host Michael Kay and talked about possibly returning to the Yankees as the team's closer once again,...

YES Network, New York Yankees Announcer Michael Kay Takes Shot at Mike Francesa Over Show Replacement on Network
February 3rd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
On Monday, it was the first ever simulcast of the Michael Kay Show on the YES Network alongside with his broadcast partner Don La Greca; a show that many used to be able to hear on ESPN Radio, but now, airs on the same network that Kay calls games of...

FOX Sports Acquires Majority Ownership of YES Network; Will Own 80 Percent of Network
January 25th, 2014 at 5:03 PM
Back in November of 2012, FOX Sports and 21st Century Fox bought 49 percent of the claiming stake of the YES (Yankees Entertainment and Sports) Network with the Steinbrenner family still in control of the network. On Friday, Fox bought an even bigger portion of the YES Network and now will...

News Corp Acquires Equity Stake in the YES Network
November 21st, 2012 at 12:20 PM
 On Tuesday an agreement was announced between Yankees Global Enterprises and News Corporation that the media company would acquire 49 percent holdings of the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES). The current owners: Yankee Global Enterprises, Goldman Sachs and other investors will reduce their ownership in connection with this transaction.  The YES network provides exclusive live...

New York Yankees’ Manager Joe Girardi Says No Grapefruit League Action for Andy Pettitte
April 2nd, 2012 at 11:04 AM
Rumors had New York Yankees lefty Andy Pettitte getting a taste of spring training action possibly against the New York Mets on Wednesday. Manager Joe Girardi put the kabash on any plans to do that when he addressed the media on Sunday. ***PHOTO1***  "I don't think it's a setback at all; we're just keeping him on a five-day rotation,"...

Lou Piniella Joins YES Network as a Special Contributor
February 23rd, 2012 at 6:00 AM
Former New York Yankees player, manager, and general manager Lou Piniella has been hired by YES Network as a special contributor.  ***PHOTO1*** Piniella will contribute to 20-30 broadcasts in various roles, including on-site game analyst, pre and post game studio analyst, and contributor to YES special event programming, reports Lou DiPietro.  Sweet Lou lives in the Tampa area, where the Yankees hold spring training, so he will also be participating...

Lou Piniella Discussing Broadcast Deal with the YES Network
December 14th, 2011 at 11:16 AM
'Sweet Lou' Piniella is finally coming home where the ex-New York Yankee could possibly become a part-time Yankee broadcaster on the YES network.    ***PHOTO1***   As reported by the Bergen Record, Piniella is in discussions with YES to join the broadcast team for the 2012 season.  It's been 22 years since Piniella was part of the Bomber fold, where he has been a player, coach, manager,...