All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yankees’

Derek Jeter Announces Retirement On Facebook

Derek Jeter announced via Facebook today that he will only be playing one more season of baseball before he retires and moves on to the next chapter. Jeter made the announcement in a lengthy letter addressed to his fans and supporters, saying he actually came to the decision months ago but wanted to wait until he was absolutely sure before …

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Derek Jeter Begins Spring Training Workouts

Yankees star Derek Jeter hit the field this week for his first baseball workout of 2014. The short stop is attempting a comeback after his season ended early last year due to an ankle injury. The team captain could only play 17 games last season because of a broken ankle from two years ago. The 40-year-old fractured the joint during …

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A-Rod’s Drug Use Discussed on ’60 Minutes’

The hits keep coming for disgraced New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez (or “A-Rod), who was suspended for the 2014 season for using banned substances. Following an investigation into Biogenesis for administering performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) to baseball players, thirteen MLB players were suspended. Even though A-Rod has steadfastly denied using banned substances, the man that claims he regularly administered …

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Mike Napoli Resigns with the Red Sox

It’s been a tough few days for Red Sox fans after having lost Jacoby Ellsbury to the Yankees. And no matter how painful the thought of having an ex-Sox player suit up in those infamous pinstripes, there is a beam of light shining down upon the loyal Red Sox Nation promising some hope. That beam of light I’m referring to …

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Alex Rodriguez Sues MLB For “Contract Interference”

Bad boy of baseball, Alex Rodriguez is suing Major League Baseball claiming the league interfered with his contracts and business relationships. Rodriguez claims in the lawsuit that MLB bought the cooperation of the chief witness against him. Rodriguez’s people also claim that Anthony Bosch, the head of the Biogenesis clinic has been paid $5 million by MLB to help force …

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Joe Girardi: Yanks And Cubs To Fight It Out?

Joe Girardi is reportedly about to have two teams battling it out over who gets him, if sources are correct, and it could end up being very beneficial to him. After a slow season, the Cubs have fired manager Dale Sveum and are prepared to make a nice offer to Girardi in the hopes that he’ll come build up some …

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Alex Rodriguez Prepares to Faces Appeal Head On

MLB enthusiasts around the country can only imagine how a 211-game suspension must be weighing in on three-time American League MVP, Alex Rodriguez. Violating the league’s joint drug and collective bargaining agreements are steep penalties that are not taken lightly in major league baseball. But, no one feels the brunt of it like the man himself, which is why he …

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Mike Mussina Becomes High School Basketball Coach

Former Major League pitcher Mike Mussina has been named the head boys basketball coach at the high school from which he graduated. The Montoursville School Board voted unanimously on Tuesday to name Mussina the head coach at Montoursville Area High School. Mussina graduated from Montoursville Area High School in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1987. He played both basketball and baseball during …

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Chipper Jones Yankees Rumors Shot Down

Earlier this week, the New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman stated that Larry “Chipper” Jones would be “perfect” for the Yankees. Now, Chipper Jones himself has shot the rumors down, much to the delight of Atlanta Braves fans. The rumors fueled rampant speculation that the Yankees, who are plagued with injuries, could be getting desperate, and are looking for …

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Jackie Robinson Celebrated, Honored In MLB

Jackie Robinson was a hero to many, and not just for his skills on the field. He was a legend in his own time who managed to break the color barrier on April 15th, 1947 when he played his first major league game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The sport had been segregated for 50 years before then, but after that, …

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New York Yankees Make Video To Support Bully Film

As a Red Sox fan, it can be hard to find things to like about the New York Yankees. They are, after all, baseball’s Evil Empire, the devil in pinstripes, the perennial rival and sometime dasher-of-hopes to my beloved team. Occasionally, though, they come along and do something that earns the respect of even the most die-hard of Boston fans. …

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