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Should Masahiro Tanaka Have Undergone Tommy John Surgery?

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


The Boys of Summer

When people think of slow pitch softball, they probably envision a bunch of non-athletic people in a park drinking beer. However, there is a completely different type of slow pitch softball. 598 more words


Hal Steinbrenner On WFAN: I'm A Very Different Man Than My Father

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




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

Masahiro Tanaka was able to increase his velocity during Thursday's bullpen session

If Masahiro Tanaka can pitch as effectively as he did last season, and only miss three or four starts unlike last season, the Yankees’ chances at getting back to the playoffs for the first time since 2012 will be greatly increased. 444 more words


Palladino: Hal Steinbrenner Doesn’t Sound Like 'The Boss' At All

By Ernie Palladino
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If the old man ever heard the new-age, “I’m OK, you’re OK” stuff coming out of Hal Steinbrenner’s mouth lately, he’d blow his top. 692 more words


Today in NYC History: In 1985, New York City Battles Apartheid

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

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