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

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

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