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Masahiro Tanaka (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Yankees, Tanaka In $155 Million, 7-Year Deal

The New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed Wednesday to a $155 million, seven-year contract.

01/22/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21:  Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees throws a pitch during the first inning against the San Francisco Giants during interleague play on September 21, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Yankees Sign Gardner, Nova, Robertson, Kelley To One-Year Contracts

Outfielder Brett Gardner and pitchers Ivan Nova, David Robertson and Shawn Kelley have agreed to one-year contracts with the New York Yankees, raising the team’s luxury tax payroll to about $181.5 million for 19 players with agreements.

01/17/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Sport)

A-Rod Sues MLB Over Suspension

Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and its players’ union, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was “clear and convincing evidence” he used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport’s drug investigation.

01/13/2014

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Thornton In, Wells Out

NEW YORK (AP) _ Left-hander Matt Thornton completed his $7 million, two-year contract with the New York Yankees, who cut outfielder Vernon Wells. Thornton gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons under […]

01/10/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Mike Stobe/Getty Images

A-Rod Suspension Decision Appears Near

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer    NEW YORK (AP) _ Alex Rodriguez is likely to find out in the next few days whether his drug suspension will be overturned. People familiar with the case […]

01/10/2014

Kevin Youkils Jim Rogash Getty Images Sport

Youkilis’ Game Turning Japanese

By RONALD BLUM  AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Kevin Youkilis is leaving the major leagues after an injury plagued season and heading to Japan. The three-time All-Star has agreed to a one-year contract […]

12/20/2013

New York Yankees Introduce Carlos Beltran

Beltran’s Bronx Debut

NEW YORK (AP) _ Closer to the end of his long career than the start, Carlos Beltran finally got to put on the uniform of his favorite childhood team. The eight-time All-Star was introduced at […]

12/20/2013

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 14: Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three-run home run off of Robert Carson #73 of the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Busch Stadium on May 14, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the mets 10-4. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Beltran, Yankees Finalize $45 Million Contract

Outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have finalized a $45 million, three-year contract.

12/19/2013

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