Taiwan limps along with fallen baseball hero

April 30, 2009


People are praying in Taiwan for baseball pitcher Wang Chien-ming.

The guy isn’t dead, despite a few alarmist banner headlines, but over the past month he has pushed Taiwan’s collective sadness to code blue levels.

Yankees’ 2009 hopes could be blowing in the wind

April 20, 2009

yankees11Hopes were high among the New York Yankees’ fans after an off-season of big spending in the free-agent market, but a new stadium may mean those best-laid plans are gone with the wind.

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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.

Fans will love new Mets stadium

April 4, 2009

After visiting the Yankee Stadium earlier in the week, Larry Fine takes a trip to New York’s other newly-built baseball home.

It’s pricey, but Yankee fans feel at home in new stadium

April 3, 2009

The view from the upper deck as New York Yankees workout in new Yankee Stadium in New York

Larry Fine had a chance to mingle with some Yankees fans on Thursday when they opened the new $1.5 billion Yankee Stadium to season ticket holders and community organizations and drew over 20,000 people.