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Quiz: Fat, Complacent, Loser Yankees Or Fat, Complacent, Loser Tigers?deadspin.com Oct 19, 2012We all know that the Yankees are fat, overpaid losers who can't hit the ball. What you may have forgotten is that the Tigers-who just swept the Yankees-were fat, overpaid, hitless losers themselves just a few months ago. More »Share Tweet
Delmon Young Is By Far The Worst Player To Ever Win The ALCS MVPdeadspin.com Oct 19, 2012After his team completed their sweep of the New York Yankees last night, Delmon Young was awarded the ALCS MVP. Normally, this award isn't that big of a deal. It's a footnote that gets tacked on to the narrative of the series, and everyone forgets who w…Share Tweet
Cliff Corcoran: Alex Rodriguez not biggest or only question for Yankees in offseasonCNNSI.com Oct 19, 2012The Yankees season is over and now the questions about 2013 have begun. Alex Rodriguez is not the biggest or only issue facing New York in a busy offseason, writes Cliff Corcoran.Share Tweet
Does This Top 2004 for Agony Among Yankees' Fans?nytimes.com Oct 19, 2012Which American League Championship Series hurt worse for the Yankees, the 2004 collapse against Boston or this year's sweep by Detroit?Share TweetIn their four-game sweep of the Yankees, the Tigers joined the 1984 Detroit club as just the second team to go though an LCS without trailing at any point.Share Tweet
A History of Sweeps: The Yankees have never been shy about calling att…nytimes.com Oct 19, 2012The Yankees have never been shy about calling attention to their success. But failure is something the franchise is less accustomed to. A look at the previous sweeps shows a familiar pattern of silent bats and wasted pitching efforts.Share Tweet
Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander prolongs TBS interview due to superstition about his team scoringnydailynews.com Oct 19, 2012As if it wasn’t bad enough that he schooled the Yankees in ALCS Game 3, Justin Verlander dumped another load of misery on Bombers fans Thursday during Game 4. He took control of the TBS microphone in what amounted to a cheerleading session thinly disguiShare Tweet
About Last Night: America Mourns Yankees Lossgrantland.com Oct 19, 2012In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The New York Yankees are out. CC Sabathia struggled ...Share Tweet
Offseason Moves Looming For Yankees?Oct 19Buster Olney discusses potential offseason moves, Alex Rodriguez's future with the Yankees and how George Steinbrenner would have reacted to the loss to the Tigers.
Vanishing A-RodOct 19Jeremy Schaap reflects on Alex Rodriguez's October failures.