No matter what the outcome of the tests now being conducted on the Roger Clemens-Brian McNamee syringes and no matter what the outcome of the anti-defamation suits Clemens and McNamee have filed against each other and no matter whether the government finds grounds to indict Clemens on perjury, there’s one issue that no one is Read More
Players including prominent New York Yankees Roger Clemens, Jason Giambi and Andy Pettitte were named in former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s comprehensive report on steroids use in baseball released Thursday afternoon.
Below is the complete list of players implicated in the report. Depth of evidence varies, of course: Brian Roberts was named by a teammate Read More
The Yankees saved their skins—and by some accounts, their manager Joe Torre—when they rallied past a two-run deficit and Roger Clemens’ injured hamstring to beat the Cleveland Indians last night at Yankee Stadium 8 to 4.
Johnny Damon, who put the Yankees to sleep three Octobers ago with a grand slam as a Red Sox Read More
We’ve already seen the future of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry: flamethrowers like Joba Chamberlain and Philip Hughes joining second baseman Robinson Cano in the Bronx; second baseman Dustin Pedroia’s rookie-of-the-year caliber .324 average (entering Sunday’s game), phenom outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury’s near-.400 average in his first 66 big-league at bats, and rookie pitcher Clay Buchholz’s no-hitter Read More
In Game 4 of the 2001 American League Division Series, the Yankees watched in horror as 22-year-old Barry Zito, a pitcher with half a season of experience, surpassed an aging Roger Clemens on the Yankee Stadium mound.
In 2007, 21-year-old Philip Hughes is poised to do the exact same thing. And regardless of how much Read More
Venus Williams’ boyfriend, the injured PGA pro Hank Kuehne, has always preferred women’s tennis.
“It’s shorter and you have some better rallies,” he said yesterday from the player’s lounge. “I liked watching Michael Chang back in the day. Obviously Agassi. That’s it as far as the men are concerned. I mainly watch women.”
After enduring Read More
1. They sh*t the bed against Czech Republic
2. Their countrymen could give a sh*t
3. Every other darn country actually cares
4. Their coach looks like your landscape guy
5. The U.S. defied world opinion in launching the most disastrous international adventure in imperial memory: Iraq: and should suffer the consequences in world opinion Read More
SOMEWHERE BEHIND ENEMY LINES-As he stepped into the batter’s box with two outs in the first inning of Subway Series Game 2, Mike Piazza inspired the cheers for which the Bronx is famous. The Mets’ Timo Perez and Edgardo Alfonzo had been greeted with a perfunctory razzing; the Yankee Stadium crowd saved its lung power Read More
On Saturday night, June 24, after 41 years in business, the Right Bank, the homey French restaurant on Madison Avenue near 68th Street, served its final meal. Owner Anton Vatavuk, a private man who had the restaurant’s listing removed from the Zagat Survey after a negative review, decided not to renew his lease.
Surrounded by Read More
The Yankees took three out of four games with the Mets. And the Mets won the series.
They won it because over the course of the weekend their catcher, Mike Piazza, became the most dominant ball player New York has seen since Tom Seaver. (Don Mattingly had several great seasons in the mid-1980′s, but unlike Read More