The New York Yankees showed Friday night, with a dramatic 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox, that their years-long attempt to find a number one starter is finally over with the development of Joba Chamberlain.
But as Sidney Ponson’s horrible outing Sunday night in New York’s 9-2 loss to the Red Sox showed, it Read More
Don’t let the scoreline fool you: Mike Mussina is living on borrowed time.
His fastball during last night’s 6-1 win over Tampa Bay at Yankee Stadium wasn’t particularly fast—MLB.com’s Gameday listed his initial 85 mile-per-hour fastball offering as a changeup—and his once-great curveball was merely good. This will not be good enough against the American Read More
The Yankees may have been encouraged by Mike Mussina’s second outing of the spring over the weekend, when the 39-year-old veteran struck out 5 batters in just 2 2/3 innings. Then again, he also walked a pair and allowed a home run, failing to finish the third frame.
It’s too soon in the spring to Read More
In recent weeks, the French reality-TV series Loft Story has become the country’s biggest pop-culture phenomenon since the 1998 World Cup. Nearly half the nation tunes in for Loft Story episodes; the show has been honored with no fewer than three front-page stories in the highbrow daily, Le Monde . Conversely, France’s Minister Read More