Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/26/13
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Last night's big Yankee victory - (Note: Every Yankee victory is a "big" Yankee victory) - was overshadowed by off-field news, and I don't mean the jubilation of hearing that some Atlantic Coast Conference football team - (Syracuse! again?) - will suit up for the ever-shrinking Pinstripe Bowl. Nope. It was about the latest food fight between baseball's wealthiest team and richest player. And it came from Johnny Cash, himself.For years, everyone viewed Brian Cashman as a mild-mannered family man. One day, out popped Louise Meanwell, straight from Basic Instinct, transforming him into a party lugnut Hangover III. (Life is full of surprises. And when we become perfect, we can judge him.) Still, I never thought we'd hear Cash cuss in public. I thought he was too cagy. Last night, he told reporters Alex Rodriguez should "shut the **** up."(By the way, I struggled over whether to print the word or use the slimy "f--k up" or "(eff) up" - or all the variations that allow writers to seem
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