Archive for the ‘New York Yankees’ Category

Watch Yankees’ Mike Tauchman pick off ex-Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo in high school

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Former Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo never threw a regular-season interception during his time in New England, but he has been picked off before by a Boston rival. Garoppolo, now the San Francisco 49ers signal-caller, once had a pass intercepted by current New York Yankees slugger Mike Tauchman in high school. Watch the clip here, courtesy of YES Network. Tauchman picks off Garoppolo at the 1:47 mark.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. NFL notebook: Kaepernick says he's 'still ready' Colin Kaepernick last played in Week 17 of the 2016 season, but the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is not ready to give up on an NFL career. In a post from his Twitter account on Wednesday, Kaepernick wrote: "5am.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2019/08/06/the-highest-paid-female-athletes-2019-serena-and-osaka-dominate/#5216879b2fcc of the highest-paid female athletes over the last year. Williams, a 23-times Grand Slam champion, topped the annual list for a fourth consecutive year with estimated total earnings of $29.2 million, the business magazine said.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Williams, a 23-times Grand Slam champion, topped the annual list for a fourth consecutive year with estimated total earnings of $29.2 million, the business magazine said. Barty suffers shock second-round loss in Toronto World number one Ash Barty's preparations for the U.S. Open got off to a rocky start as the Australian suffered a shock 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 loss to American Sofia Kenin in the second round of the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. French Open champion Barty, playing for the first time since falling in the last 16 at Wimbledon, was far from her best and Kenin took full advantage, recording her first victory in four meetings with the Australian.

Here’s where Nets rank on Forbes’ top 50 most valuable sports teams list

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Forbes released its 2019 version of the 50 most valuable sports franchises in the world on Monday, and all 50 teams have a value of at least $2 billion. Six New York teams made the cut, with two of those teams (Yankees and Knicks) leading their respective sports. No NHL or MLS teams made the top 50, although the Rangers are the highest-ranking hockey team at 72 with a value of $1.55 billion.

US World Cup winners ready for New York parade

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Tens of thousands of fans are poised to pack the streets of New York on Wednesday to salute the World Cup-winning US women's team in a ticker-tape parade. Four years after roaring fans lined the route of Lower Manhattan's fabled "Canyon of Heroes" to cheer the US women winning the 2015 World Cup, the Big Apple is poised for another raucous celebration. An open-top bus will transport the team along the route, which runs from Battery Park up Broadway before finally arriving at City Hall for a ceremony hosted by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox: Aaron Judge, the long ball and MLB’s masterplan to charm London

Friday, June 28th, 2019

The Red Sox and Yankees' rivalry, just like America's Game, is dripping with history. The fabled origin of the bitter hatred between the sides stems from the notorious trade of Babe Ruth to the Yankees in 1920, fuelled by former Red Sox owner Harry Frazee's desire to fund a Broadway musical. And so began 'The Curse of the Bambino': An 86-year title drought for Boston, cruelly running parallel with the relentless success of the Bronx Bombers in the shape of 26 World Series championships.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

No fewer than 11 players were churned through the Masters press center for interviews at the Masters on Tuesday on such a relentless conveyor belt that it became difficult to keep up with who dropped what cliche. Rory McIlroy was earnest as usual, Tiger Woods relaxed and Dustin Johnson so obviously bored as he ran out the clock on his semi-obligatory 25-minute interview session. The New York Yankees are Major League Baseball's most valuable team for a 22nd consecutive year, according to the annual list published by business magazine Forbes.

ESPN Taps New York Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia As Analyst During His Last Season

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

In an unusual arrangement, New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia will work as an analyst on ESPN TV and radio broadcasts during his final season in Major League Baseball. Sabathia announced last month that 2019 will be his final season. A former Cy Young Award winner and World Series champion, Sabathia has pitched for the Yankees and the Cleveland Indians, breaking into the majors in 2001.

Young Yankees fan uses Tom Brady analogy in awesome Manny Machado rant

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Young Yankees fan uses Tom Brady analogy in awesome Manny Machado rant originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New York Yankees came up empty in the Manny Machado sweepstakes, as the All-Star free agent reportedly agreed to a massive, 10-year contract with the San Diego Padres. To which one young Yankees fan says, good riddance. Machado's reported deal good for baseball ...