Originally written on Subway Squawkers  |  Last updated 5/24/12
Journalists whine that bloggers make something out of nothing, but that was my reaction after reading today's Michael O'Keeffe and Bill Madden piece for the New York Daily News saying that the Yankees could be up for sale soon. Maybe I'm old-fashioned, but I think that sportswriters ought to have something more than hearsay and rumors and anonymous quotes before writing such an explosive story.O'Keeffe and Madden write that: Multiple baseball and finance sources told the Daily News they are hearing that the team the Steinbrenner family has led to seven World Series titles could be put on the block in the wake of the record sale price of $2.175 billion the Los Angeles Dodgers went for in April. “There has been chatter all around the banking and financial industries in the city for a couple of weeks now,” one high-level baseball source told The News. This is worthy of front-page and back-page covers in the New York Daily News? Because some anonymous Wall Street workers and base...
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