There are three words that are any pitcher’s worst nightmare: Tommy John Surgery. When the New York Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka in January, 2014, to a 7 year, 155 million dollar contract, with a buyout after the 4th season and a full no-trade clause, they were certainly hoping to 355 more words
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NEW YORK (WFAN) — Ever since Hal Steinbrenner took over for his dad, fans and pundits alike have compared the two.
George Steinbrenner, who passed away in 2010, is revered as one of the greatest owners in the history of professional sports. 458 more words
BY BRIAN PATRICK HARMON
He was a sick little boy pressing the hold button on real life.
Burton Rocks, then just 8, was alone on a stage at Stony Brook University’s Staller Center, performing the “Mickey Mouse March” on the piano and savoring a two-hour furlough from the hospital. 988 more words
Many know that South African apartheid was brought down in part by an aggressive international divestment campaign, but fewer know of the important role played by New York City. 501 more words