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Call it calendar management for Joe Girardi as Yankees' skipper is at his best when looking at the big pictureUpdated Oct 4, 2012 Share Tweet
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.
Reporter who said Cano used PEDs apologizesUpdated Oct 4, 2012 Share TweetA 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.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetIchiro 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.Share TweetSome 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…Share TweetThe 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.Source: MLB.com
How The Crazy-Ass AL Division Races Unfolded: Visualizing MomentumUpdated Oct 4, 2012 Share TweetThe 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…Source: deadspin.com
Leading Off: A Final Day to RememberUpdated Oct 4, 2012 Share TweetThe 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.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetThe 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…Source: yahoo.com
Joe Girardi & Yankees have consistent Derek Jeter to thank for AL East crownUpdated Oct 4, 2012 Share TweetYou 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.Source: nydailynews.com
Biggest NFL games of Week 5 -- John Clayton's First & 10Oct 4The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
Ten things to watch in Western Conference for 2012-13Oct 4Check out some of the big storylines in the Western Conference this season.
NBA -- Ten things to watch in Western Conference for 2012-13Oct 4Check out some of the big storylines in the Western Conference this season.
The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickOct 4A 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...