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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.


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.


Brian Roberts (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Source: Roberts Of O’s To Sign With Yankees

A person familiar with the negotiations says second baseman Brian Roberts and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract.


Robinson Cano (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yankees Say $$ Was Reason They Didn’t Offer Cano A Deal

By RONALD BLUM,  AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ The Yankees have a message for Robinson Cano: Money, not respect, was why they did not offer a 10-year contract. After finishing a $240 million, […]


Jacoby Ellsbury (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Ellsbury In Pinstripes Moves From 2 To 22

Jacoby Ellsbury will wear No. 22 with the Yankees, taking over the number of Roger Clemens, another Boston star who moved south to New York.


Boston Globe, Dece,ber 13, 2013

Ellsbury Thanks Red Sox Fans

Boston Red Sox center-fielder, departing next season for the New York Yankees, bought a full-page ad in Friday’s Boston Globe.


Joba Chamberlain (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport)

Joba The Tiger

By LARRY LAGE   AP Sports Writer=   DETROIT (AP) _ The Detroit Tigers accomplished another goal during their busy offseason, adding depth to their bullpen with Joba Chamberlain. Chamberlain and the Tigers agreed to terms […]


Robinson Cano (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Don’t Blame Cano

By HOWIE RUMBERG   AP Sports Writer   LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) _ The New York Yankees are sorry to see Robinson Cano go _ not that they blame him. “If the numbers are right, […]


Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ellsbury-Yankees Deal Official

NEW YORK (AP) _ The New York Yankees made it official Saturday, announcing the completion of a seven-year deal with free-agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and a one-year contract for returning starter Hiroki Kuroda. The busy […]


Robinson Cano (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mariners Won’t Confirm Cano Deal

The Seattle Mariners say that cannot confirm any details of a potential deal with free agent second baseman Robinson Cano.