Girardi’s balls of brass win it for Yankees

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

In the words of Bill Raftery, "Onions!" Of all the brass-balled coaching moves in sports history, Joe Girardi's decision to pinch hit for his highest-paid player when trailing by a run in the ninth inning may well go down as one of the boldest -- and most successful. Yes, Alex Rodriguez has ...

How Lucky Can One Town Be?

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Since Andy Rooney retired this week, I've decided to pick up where he left off in the complaining game. You know what drives me crazy? Detroit. How lucky can one town be, anyway? On Thursday night, the Tigers clinched a spot in the AL Championship Series by beating the Yankees, a win ...