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After This, No Mo

Roger Angell has this fabulous parting gift for the great Rivera in his New Yorker blog. Mo Town Late on yesterday’s dazzling, post-summer afternoon in the Bronx, each batter and infielder moved and ran with his own autumnal sharp-shadow cutout … Continue reading

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Actually, New York Beat Boston Yesterday

Forget the New York Yankees’ pathetic seven-of-eight losses to the Boston Red Sox over the past two weeks. Consider this instead: The New York Times beat the Boston Herald on the quintessential Red Sox story of this season. As the … Continue reading

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Could The Yankees Be A-Rid Of Alex Rodriguez?

From our There Is a God desk Praise the Lord! New York Yankees cancer Alex Rodriguez is thisclose to being banned from Major League Baseball for life. From USA Today (roll your own here): MLB prepared to ban A-Rod for life, suspend … Continue reading

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Please, MLB: Ban A-Roid For Life

New York Yankees cancer Alex Rodriguez is engaged in another slapfight with the ballclub over his return to the mothership, detailed in this New York Times piece: Rodriguez and Yankees Clash Again Over His Status ARLINGTON, Tex. — No one … Continue reading

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Local Dailies Have Mo Sports Coverage

The Boston Sunday papers featured – hold on now – very similar takes on New York Yankee immortal Mariano Rivera, who’s been on a unique farewell tour in this his final season. Peter Abraham piece from the Boston Sunday Globe: Yankees’ … Continue reading

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A (Jason) Gay Ol’ Time (The Great Rivera Edition)

The Wall Street Journal’s redoubtable Jason Gay gets it pitch-perfect in his latest column: Let’s Be Cool Like Mariano Rivera I have a new dream, a fresh life goal. I want to be more like Mariano Rivera. I believe I … Continue reading

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Mariano Rivera: “Pitching God”

From our Late to the Going-Away-Party desk Last week – the hardworking staff has a serious periodical backlog – New York magazine ran a cover story on Mariano Rivera that was as sharp as the cut fastball he’s lived off … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Preview Edition II)

From our Walt Whitman desk The Boston Herald will be doing some celebrating itself and singing itself tomorrow, thanks to a return trip to The Newseum’s Top Ten Front Pages hit parade. Opening Week Look no further than today’s front pages to find out … Continue reading

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Yankee Double-Headline In NYT

From our Pinstripe Compare ‘n’ Contrast desk Call it Yankee tradition vs. Yankee contrition. First, the sad news, from Sunday’s New York Times: Bob Turley, Pitcher With a Blazing Fastball, Dies at 82 Bob Turley, a Cy Young-winning, right-handed pitcher … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Who Hates The Yankees More: The Globe Or The Herald?)

Red Sox Nation – and the Boston dailies – are relishing the meltdown of the Bronx Bummers. So who’s hatin’ on the Yankees the most? You might – or might not – be surprised. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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