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Call it calendar management for Joe Girardi as Yankees' skipper…

Call it calendar management for Joe Girardi as Yankees' skipper is at his best when looking at the big picture

nydailynews.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
He’s not your lovable Uncle Joe. Joe Girardi will never be Joe Torre, no matter how many silly, infantilizing nicknames he employs for his players.
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  • Reporter who said Cano used PEDs apologizes

    Reporter who said Cano used PEDs apologizes

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    A reporter for a North Carolina TV station that falsely accused New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano of failing a performance-enhancing drug test has publicly apologized.
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  • Ichiro has unfinished business in postseason

    Ichiro has unfinished business in postseason

    MLB.com deadspin.com Oct 4, 2012
    Ichiro Suzuki is back in the postseason for the first time since the Yankees advanced to the 2001 World Series with a 12-3 Game 5 win over the Mariners, ending the outfielder's historic first season in the United States.
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  • Minn. lawmakers want Lou Gehrig med records

    Minn. lawmakers want Lou Gehrig med records

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Oct 4, 2012
    Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig's medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role…
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  • Five keys for Yankees in postseason

    Five keys for Yankees in postseason

    MLB.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Yankees stand as American League East champions for the 13th time since 1996 and for the 18th time in franchise history, ready to enjoy a well-earned brief respite after battling into the season's final day.
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  • How The Crazy-Ass AL Division Races Unfolded: Visualizing Momen…

    How The Crazy-Ass AL Division Races Unfolded: Visualizing Momentum

    deadspin.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Athletics and the Yankees clinched their respective division titles on the same day, but the paths they took to get there were very different. The A's budget freight train slammed through a Rangers squad that had sat atop the AL West for over 170 co…
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  • Leading Off: A Final Day to Remember

    Leading Off: A Final Day to Remember

    nytimes.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Yankees, the A's and baseball's first triple crown since 1967 gave sportswriters a lot to write about on the season's final day.
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  • The Juice: Yankees clinch East, Red Sox set to fire Bobby Valen…

    The Juice: Yankees clinch East, Red Sox set to fire Bobby Valentine

    yahoo.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Juice has concluded its fifth season of fun! Remember to stop by each weekday next season for an ample serving of news from the action, plus great photos, stats and video highlights. Easier this way: Even if the Orioles hadn't fallen at Tampa Bay ea…
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  • Joe Girardi & Yankees have consistent Derek Jeter to thank …

    Joe Girardi & Yankees have consistent Derek Jeter to thank for AL East crown

    nydailynews.com Oct 4, 2012
    You walked into a locker room swathed in clear plastic, and the first thing you saw was one future Hall of Famer, Ichiro Suzuki, pouring a bottle of Mumm Napa Brut Champagne over the AL playoffs cap of another future Hall of Famer, Derek Jeter.
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Sports Columnists

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    Oct 4
    The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
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    Oct 4
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    Oct 4
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  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 4
    A reader named Mike in St. Louis sent me the following e-mail this week: "Simmons, football fans in St. Louis have suffered enough, compiling the wor...