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The latest rumor swirling around Yankee Universe is not a potential signing of a big name free agent to fill one of the team’s numerous holes.
September 20, 2010 – G. Steinbrenner tribute at Yankee Stadium.(Photo credit: ladylovespins)
It has been reported by the New York Times that media giant News Corp is close to a deal to own a minority share of the YES Network. The price is TBD but the YES Network is valued somewhere in the $4 billion range, of which the Yankees own 34%.
This means more money in the Yankees pockets as even though Goldman Sachs currently owns the shares in question, the YES network will profit handsomely the deal is likely to result in cable cost hikes.
And if the deal transpires it means more money in the Yankees pockets for years to come.
Just to give you an idea, in 2011 YES made an astonishing $224 million in operating income with $90 million going to the Yankees. So you can only image how much more money the Yankees will earn with News Corp at the helm.
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The production team behind the theater hits Lombardi and Magic/Bird has announced they are developing a play focused on the New York Yankees.
It had been assumed that Hiroki Kuroda would either re-sign with the New York Yankees or return to Japan. That may not be the case. According to ESPN Los Angeles the pitcher has informed his friends that he would prefer to pitch in Southern California. This would enable him to be closer to his two daughters, who are attending elementary school.
This news would seemingly make the...
The NY Daily News reported on Thursday that Derek Jeter, Yankee Captain, is on schedule to return from his broken ankle, suffered in game 1 of the ALCS, in time for the 2013 opener. And I am here to tell you that by any significant measure, his career as Yankee shortstop is all but over.
Oh he may play on opening day, and he may get to take his 7:15 curtsy in response to the...
There are a couple of things that New Yorkers have come to count on at Yankee Stadium every Opening Day — the sight of what MLB's fattest payroll looks like and Derek Jeter filling the gap at shortstop. This might be the first spring that the team has neither.
While general manager Brian Cashman breaks down the Yankees' payroll so it is under the luxury tax limit,...
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Yankee leader Derek Jeter is still recovering from a fractured ankle. That doesn’t stop him from being friendly with one fan. Jeter lives the life, wonder what hot chick he was right across from him?-TO
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Time for a little role playing. You are Brian Cashman this off-season. Which free agent(s) do you target, and why? Are there any specific trade opportunities you would visit as well? If so, what are they, and why would you make the trade(s)?
Let’s get some chatter going on this topic. Please leave your comments in the comments section below.
New York Yankees prospect Mark Montgomery discusses the details of his Arizona Fall League experience.
Ichiro Suzuki told Japanese baseball officials on Monday he has decided not to take part in next year's World Baseball Classic.
''I appreciate being asked to play for Japan again at the WBC,'' Suzuki said. ''But after the second tournament in 2009 I never considered playing in the third event. My feelings have not changed to this day, and it's where...
The Midtown buzz today is the Yankee Broadway play which supposedly will open next year. (Hey, they did one for Billy Joel; why not Billy Martin?) But it's hush-hush, just like Brian Cashman's plans for right field. Nobody knows, and nobody's talking.That means: SPECULATION TIME!So here are the best bets for titles of the Broadway musical about the icons of Yankeehood...
I've been holding back on making comments because - well, golly, everybody - we're all still smarting from the blowout fanny-punting we took in the playoffs. And then I got those pictures of Judge Judy in a bikini in my head, and darn it all, something needs to be said.We lost to Detroit because of all the free victories the Tigers gave their fans all season - they bribed...
Ryota Igarashi has signed a three-year deal with the Soft Bank Hawks of Japan’s Central League. Igarashi, 33, struggled during his brief time at the major league level.
Igarashi spent two years with the New York Mets before becoming a free agent and signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He never appeared in a major league game for the Pirates and was traded to Toronto following...
Japanese home run king Sadaharu Oh, a special adviser to the national team, says he accepts that Japan may have to defend its title at next year's World Baseball Classic without star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki.
Suzuki, who was instrumental in helping Japan win the WBC in 2006 and 2009, is reportedly considering sitting out the 2013 event, joining fellow Japanese major leaguers...
When I first heard of the deal made by the Blues Jays, I became a bit unruly. Needless to say, a bender followed from which I am now emerging.I realize now we should all be happy.The guys the Blue Jays got for nothing are much too young to be Yankees. I mean, we didn't sign Torri Hunter because he was only going to be 37, right?In addition, and this is the real story; Miami...