Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Because we think that extra million is just one too many.
5 Things You May Have Missed: Cliff Lee Farts On Camera, A-Rod ‘Mocumentary’ And Jack White At Wrigley
From Cliff Lee breaking wind off the mound to a Browns fan relieving himself on Art Modell’s grave, here are the five stories you may have missed this week.
Nothing says the Fourth of July like watching baseball. Fans packed Target Field Friday just like they packed Yankees Stadium 75 years ago to hear Lou Gehrig give his now-famous speech that ushered in the fight against ALS – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Brian Roberts hit three doubles and a triple, and the New York Yankees used their bullpen to hang on for a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
Carlos Beltran gave the foundering Yankees a jolt with a three-run homer Thursday night, lifting Masahiro Tanaka to his major league-leading 12th win and helping New York end a season-worst five-game skid with a 7-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Have you ever really looked around at the types of people in the crowd during a baseball game? Well, maybe now you will.
Eduardo Nunez’s time with the Yankees ended after a decade when the infielder was traded to the Minnesota Twins for left-hander Miguel Sulbaran. The deal was announced Monday. The Twins assigned Nunez to Triple-A Rochester. Signed by the Yankees in 2004, Nunez came up to the major leagues in 2010 and was seen as a possible successor to Derek Jeter at shortstop.
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed, comedian Artie Lange bonds with the BoSox, the World Series champs clear up a hairy situation and hockey fans are as tough as the players. Blackhawks […]
The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.
Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez through the 2014 season. The expected announcement came after he was linked to a biomedical company suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to players. Use of PEDs is not just a problem with professional athletes. According to Dr. Anne Moore of Tria Orthopaedic Center in Bloomington, more and more teenagers are now experimenting with them because of easy access. “If you want to find it you can find it, is how things operate,” Dr. Moore said.
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CC Sabathia won his 200th career game to stretch his winning streak over Minnesota to nearly six years, and Robinson Cano hit a tying two-run double to spark the New York Yankees in a 3-2 victory over the Twins on Wednesday night.
Robinson Cano homered for the third straight game and Phil Hughes gave up one run on six hits in seven innings, lifting the New York Yankees to a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.
Robinson Cano rejoined the Yankees from the World Baseball Classic and got New York’s only hit Thursday night in a 6-1 loss to Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Phil Hughes ran out of gas in the seventh inning and Boone Logan couldn’t hold the lead for him as the New York Yankees missed a chance to go up 2½ games on Baltimore in a 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins outplayed the New York Yankees from start to finish, building a big lead and breezing to a decisively satisfying victory.
Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada both hit a two-run homer, rookie Ivan Nova kept New York ahead and the Yankees made it another tough visit for Minnesota, beating the Twins 4-3 Monday night.
Carl Pavano had his worst start of spring training against his former team, giving up five runs and 11 hits in six innings but the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Sunday.
Be it the majestic views of Target Field or that dusty old hornets’ nest they called the Metrodome, it just doesn’t seem to matter. The New York Yankees simply own the Minnesota Twins in the playoffs. (Video, […]
City officials are expressing c oncerns about Twins and traffic in downtown Minneapolis later today.