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As a PED cheat, Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte doesn't belong in…

As a PED cheat, Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte doesn't belong in Hall of Fame

Andy Pettitte waits to see if he can get the kind of hall pass into the Hall of Fame that Roger Clemens doesn’t get, or Barry Bonds, or Mark McGwire or Sammy Sosa, or Rafael Palmeiro.
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  • Yanks stay in chase thanks to A-Rod, CC

    Yanks stay in chase thanks to A-Rod, CC

    MLB.com ESPN.com Sep 20, 2013
    Alex Rodriguez rewrote the record books to become baseball's grand slam leader and CC Sabathia turned in his best effort in months, leading the Yankees to a 5-1victory over the Giants on Friday at Yankee Stadium.
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  • Giants rookies dress up like The Naked Cowboy, then meet him in…

    Giants rookies dress up like The Naked Cowboy, then meet him in Times Square

    yahoo.com Sep 20, 2013
    MLB teams have been doing their rookie dress-up days lately, a hazing ritual in which the new guys have to dress up after a game in costumes chosen by the veterans. For instance, the New York Yankees made their rookies dress up like pop stars. The San F…
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  • With Alex Rodriguez in Yankees mix, season may end early, but i…

    With Alex Rodriguez in Yankees mix, season may end early, but it won't be boring

    nydailynews.com Sep 20, 2013
    In case you haven’t heard, this is the last home stand for Mariano Rivera and the last stand for the Yankees in the wild-card race. The former is being marketed to death by the bottom-line Yankees, which is to be expected.
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  • SF Giants could ruin Yankees' playoff hopes

    SF Giants could ruin Yankees' playoff hopes

    nydailynews.com Sep 20, 2013
    The standings say the defending world champion San Francisco Giants, who invade Yankee Stadium on Friday night, are now a last-place team with nothing left to play for than to be spoilers to the Yankees.
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  • Video - A-Rod's Grand Slam Lifts Yankees 00:27

    A-Rod's Grand Slam Lifts Yankees

    Sep 20
    Alex Rodriguez set a major league record with his 24th career grand slam, passing Lou Gehrig with a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning that lifted the Yankees past the Giants 5-1.
  • Video - Pettitte Will Retire After Season 03:07

    Pettitte Will Retire After Season

    Sep 20
    Andy Pettitte discusses his decision to retire at the end of the season and the impact that Mariano Rivera had on his thought process.
  • Video - Andy Pettitte Announces Retirement 04:57

    Andy Pettitte Announces Retirement

    Sep 20
    Tim Kurkjian discusses Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte's career after Pettitte announced he is retiring at season's end.

Sports Columnists

  • Welcome the Spotlight

    Sep 20
    Chris Clark will go from observer to integral very quickly. (Bob Leverone/AP) You’re Chris Clark. You’re 27 years old, and you may have trouble sleeping Sunday night. You’re starting your first game at left tackle this weekend. Your only significant reg…
  • Da Funny Man, Da Bears

    Sep 20
    Jeff Garlin is one of the stars of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and the upcoming ABC sitcom ‘The Goldbergs.’ (Danny Moloshok/Reuters) 1. I think if you’re not from Chicago—I am—you might not understand the Bears are more popular than the Bulls, Blackhawks, So…
  • Don Banks: Eagles give Reid his big night in Philly as Chiefs remain undef…

    Sep 20
    That was really a nice touch by the Eagles. Making Andy Reid feel right at home like that.
  • Bill Simmons breaks down the Richardson trade and makes Week 3 picks

    Sep 20
    The Sports Guy applauds the Browns and Colts for acting like NBA teams and makes Week 3 picks.