Back in 2005, Giants owner John Mara and Jets owner Woody Johnson were preparing to bring New York’s two NFL teams back inside the Big Apple with a state-of-the-art football stadium. West Side Stadium, with a retractable dome and seating for up to 85,000, would have brought the Super Bowl to New York City in Read More
Brian Cashman has been with the Yankee organization longer than he’s been without it. He was an intern by 18 and GM by 30—a meteoric rise for a dweeby non-athlete—and if the experts were to be believed, the whiz kid would have been gone by his next half-birthday, another casualty of The Boss’s famous rage. Read More
Before the 1996 season, in the midst of a horrific spring training, the Yankees nearly sent their 21-year-old shortstop down to the minor leagues. Thankfully they didn’t, because once he put on the pinstripes, it was obvious this Jeter kid belonged.
Now entering his 19th season, his 11th as Yankee captain, Mr. Jeter has appeared Read More
Eli Manning has made it possible to care about New York football again. It’s not that New Yorkers are front-runners or fair-weather fans. Sure, we demand a lot of our teams, but we also accept a lot less. No matter how much we complain about the Knicks, we’ll still wait until next year to see Read More
In 1996, in his first season as Yankees manager, Joe Torre led the Bronx Bombers to their first World Series win since 1978, a monumental feat. During his impressive 12-year run as manager, Mr. Torre’s Yankees achieved 12 playoff spots, six American League championships and four World Series titles, securing their position as the most Read More