New York Yankees

American League players applaud as Mariano Rivera, of the New York Yankees,  takes to the mound during the eighth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in New York.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Rivera enters early, helps AL win All-Star game

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute. Summoned in the eighth to make sure he would pitch in his final All-Star game, the […]

07/16/2013

Major League Baseball's 2013 All Star Game logo (AP Photo)

Harvey, Scherzer to start All-Star game

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Matt Harvey will start Tuesday night’s All-Star game on his home mound at New York’s Citi Field, and the Detroit Tigers’ Max Scherzer will open for the American League. […]

07/15/2013

Chase, the Golden Retriever of the Trenton Thunder baseball team, in a spectator video posted on YouTube.

Bat-retrieving dog for Yankees affiliate dies

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Chase, a baseball bat-retrieving dog who entertained fans of a club in the New York Yankees farm system, has died. The ailing 13-year-old golden retriever lived just long enough to be […]

07/09/2013

KFWB logo

Torre’s daughter catches baby falling from 2nd floor

NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre is getting props from her dad for catching a baby boy who had tumbled off a second-floor fire escape in Brooklyn. […]

06/20/2013

Dodgers

Afternoon play in baseball

(AP) — For the first time since the 1981 World Series the Los Angeles Dodgers are visiting New York to play the Yankees. The last time they met in the Big Apple the Dodgers won […]

06/19/2013

Jose Canseco (AP Photo)

Police in Vegas clear Canseco in sex assault case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas won’t seek criminal charges against former major league slugger Jose Canseco after an investigation of a woman’s rape claim, a department spokesman said Friday. Officer Jose Hernandez […]

06/07/2013

Bret Lewis

They really are the evil empire

You know fans can get kicked out of a baseball stadium if they are too unruly. But it seems the Yankees take this a step further. They have security guards that travel with the team; […]

05/03/2013

"Boston Massacre" t-shirt by Nike for sale, photo provided by Eric Stangel. (AP Photo)

eBay pulls ‘Boston Massacre’ T-shirt from website

NEW YORK (AP) — EBay has confirmed that it pulled a Nike T-shirt with the words “Boston Massacre” printed on it from its online marketplace. Nike Inc. has already pulled the T-shirts from the market. […]

04/25/2013

Image provided by the New York Yankees shows a commemorative ribbon to convey New York's solidarity with Boston. (AP Photo)

Neil Diamond happy ‘Caroline’ offers comfort

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neil Diamond said he’s happy his “Sweet Caroline,” a staple of Boston Red Sox games, can provide comfort after the Boston Marathon bombing.

04/19/2013

Upper floors of One World Trade Center under construction, New York City. (AP Photo)

World Trade Center touts planned observation deck

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors to the observation deck at One World Trade Center will learn about the building’s history while they’re waiting in line downstairs and watch a video on the tower’s 102nd floor before the actual panoramic view is revealed.

04/02/2013

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MLB sues Fla. clinic over banned player drugs

MIAMI (AP) — Major League Baseball on Friday sued a now-shuttered South Florida clinic and its operators, accusing them of scheming to provide banned performance-enhancing drugs to players in violation of their contracts.

03/22/2013

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Yankees, Red Sox to honor Newtown

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will honor the community of Newtown and the memory of those killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School when the teams play opening day April 1 at Yankee Stadium.

03/20/2013

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