Why The Yankees Rebuild From Without

Jacoby Ellsbury is a very good outfielder, signed at market rate, who projects to age well but in five or six years will nevertheless be one of the more overpaid players in the game. But that's a problem for another day, and despite dropping $238 million on Ellsbury and Brian McCann, the Yankees still have more than a… » 12/04/13 9:32am 12/04/13 9:32am

Would The Steinbrenners Really Sell The Yankees?

Perhaps we ought to wonder about the merits of a bombshell story when it begins "rumors are flying." But that's the less-than-solid underpinning of the big Daily News report, which owns both front and back covers this morning, that claims the Steinbrenner family could be looking to sell the Yankees. » 5/24/12 10:20am 5/24/12 10:20am

Hal Steinbrenner, Captain Of The Obvious

The quiet, less annoying Steinbrenner boy says some of the tickets at Yankee Stadium "might be overpriced." Also, World War II might have gotten a few people killed. [ESPN] » 4/02/09 5:20pm 4/02/09 5:20pm

Lift Your Calzones And Salute; The End Of The George Steinbrenner Era…

When I worked at MSNBC Sports in Redmond, Wash., one of my first assignments was to interview George Steinbrenner by phone for an audio link to an online story. I remember him as one of those rare interview subjects whom you just kick start with a single question, and then watch race around the room. He was… » 11/20/08 3:30pm 11/20/08 3:30pm