House That Ruth Built up for sale — brick by brick

May 12, 2009

yankeesSitting on a huge rock outcropping in Macombs Dam Park across the street from the new Yankee Stadium, one can see the stately old home of the Bronx Bombers, which will begin to be torn down in June.

from Photographers' Blog:

New home for the Yankees

April 9, 2009

I came to New York in 1971 to work for the Associated Press and I covered the weekend shift at both Yankee Stadium and Shea Stadium, where the Mets played. I've spent a good part of my life covering baseball in New York, the last 21 years for Reuters.

Is baseball finally a world sport?

March 10, 2009

The Italians are quite excited about their team doing well at the World Baseball Classic.

Bankers can’t seem to kick the sporting habit

February 10, 2009

northernrockPeople are up in arms about bankers receiving bonuses when the banks they worked for have gone down the pan. But isn’t it just as shocking that so many state-backed financial firms still subsidise the eye-popping wages of sporting superstars through rich sponsorship deals?

Greeting scandals with a shrug

February 9, 2009

phelpsWe have become numb to news that our heroes are not who we thought they were.

Word that New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez had taken steroids in 2003 made the headlines across the United States. It widened our eyes but did nothing to our hearts.