The fun began in 1999, when the then-First Lady was contemplating running for the U.S. Senate from New York. She made the mistake of going on the “Today Show” and telling Katie Couric she’d always been a Yankees fan. The host objected.
Minneapolis (AFP) — Derek Jeter went two-for-two, helping the American League grab home field advantage in the World Series with a 5-3 win over the National League in the MLB all-star game Tuesday. Jeter belted a double on the second pitch from NL starter Adam Wainwright as the New York Yankees shortstop made his final […]
Saint Petersburg (United States) (AFP) – Don Zimmer, who spent 12 seasons in Major League Baseball as a player and more than four decades as a manager, coach and advisor, died Wednesday at the age of 83. The Tampa Bay Rays said Zimmer, who had heart surgery in April, died in hospital in Dunedin, Florida. […]
An absolutely true news item: New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was suspended for one season for routinely using banned substances, including injectable growth hormones, skin creams and testosterone lozenges that Rodriguez called “gummies.” —— As I’ve said all along, I’m totally innocent. I don’t use performance-enhancing drugs, period. And I would never, ever put […]
There still is, we learned this week, genuine hope for the human race. It was not to be found here in Washington, where noisy public squabbling over whether to take the United States into Chapter 11 or to raise the nation’s legal debt limit has continued to dominate. No, hope came to us in the […]