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Alex Rodriguez can’t seem to get himself into the news involving baseball. But he is doing a fantabulous job with alleged illegal activity. We are well versed in A-Rod’s alleged use of PEDs from a Miami-based medical clinic, and his alleged hiring of an individual to purchase records of his said involvement. Now we have word that the New York Yankees injured third baseman is once again being linked to a high-stakes poker group.
This group was investigated by the feds back in 2011, and A-Rod was allegedly involved with them at that time as well. Of course, the Yankees told him to stay away from such games as far back as 2005.
Other celebrities linked to the group are Matt Damon, Tobey Maguire, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
The alleged ringleader of the group is Molly Bloom, sister to former Olympic skier, Jeremy Bloom. She is accused of laundering nearly $50 million.
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Derek Jeter has a had a setback in his surgically repaired ankle. Jeter traveled to Charlotte for an unscheduled visit on Thursday to meet with Dr. Robert Anderson, the doctor who performed his initial surgery. During the visit, a CT scan revealed a small crack in the surgically-repaired left ankle. Jeter will avoid surgery and wait for the bone to heal on its own. He is expected...
Cano goes deep for his fourth home run of the season.
Arizona Diamondbacks 2 — New York Yankees 4
Robinson Cano puts the Yankees ahead in tonight’s 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Robinson Cano, named after Jackie Robinson, a man honored throughout baseball, had the hit of the game tonight. On a 3-2 changeup, Robinson Cano hit an absolute bomb into the right field...
Yankees captain Derek Jeter will be sidelined until after the All-Star break because of a new fracture in his injured left ankle.
Jeter was hurt last October in the opener of the AL championship series. He played sparingly in spring training and started the season rehabbing at the team's minor league complex in Tampa, Fla.
After three straight days of workouts, the 38-year...
1929 Yankees (Photo courtesy of Baseball-Fever.com)
On this day 84 years ago the Yankees became the first team to make numbers a permanent part of their uniform. Previously numbers had been used intermittently, even appearing on the uniform sleeve at times, but in ’29 they would remain. Other teams quickly followed suit and by 1932 uniform numbers were standard across the league...
Pronk’s fourth home run was a game-winning home run.
Arizona Diamondbacks 3 — New York Yankees 4
Travis Hafner comes through in the eighth in tonight’s 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
CC Sabathia started tonight’s game and struggled in the beginning. A two-run home run by first baseman Paul Goldschmidt put the Yankees in an early hole. Sabathia would settle down...
Ben and Sam discuss Brett Gardner`s new approach at the plate, and how hitters adjust to pitchers.
Gov. Al Smith throws out the first pitch (Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress)
On this day 90 years ago the Yankees played the inaugural game at Yankee Stadium on a chilly 49-degree afternoon. In front of 74,200 fans, many of whom having driven down a dirt road leading to the Stadium, the Bronx Bombers dealt the Boston Red Sox a 4-1 loss. Pitcher Bob Shawkey went the distance...
The New York Yankees more than put aside their rivalry with the Boston Red Sox to support the city in the wake of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings. A banner hanging in front of Yankee Stadium displayed a message that said, “United We Stand,” in between logos of the Red Sox and Yankees. The Yankees also played “Sweet Caroline” after the third inning of Tuesday’s 4-2 win...
Derek Jeter's extended absence leaves Yankees with painful
questions about future.