Archive for the ‘New York Yankees’ Category

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 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 ...

Tuesday Sports in Brief

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Tuesday. The quartet will be enshrined in Cooperstown along with Today's Game Era Committee selections Harold Baines and Lee Smith on July 21.

Monday’s Sports in Brief

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

BASEBALL SEATTLE (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics clinched their first playoff berth in four years Monday night, earning at least an American League wild card when the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the New York Yankees. Following three straight last-place finishes

This Week in U.S. Sports: This is the story of a hurricane

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

American college football teams in the southeast of the United States were rescheduling, postponing and cancelling games this week as Hurricane Florence was expected to make landfall late on Thursday or early Friday on the North and South Carolina coastline. Elsewhere around American sports, the New York Yankees floundered, Aaron Rodgers' right knee was under a microscope and — only appropriate in the current meteorological context — the Seattle Storm won the WNBA championship. The threat of Hurricane Florence has already had an effect on this week's college football and could potentially impact some NFL and MLB games.