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Yankees, Mets receive more bonding to complete ballparks

Despite some heated testimony during mandatory hearings, the New York City the Industrial Development Agency approved more than $452 million in new bonding for the Mets and Yankees.Despite some heated testimony during mandatory hearings, the New York City the Industrial Development Agency approved more than $452 million in new bonding for the Mets and Yankees. […]

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Fireworks fly in Yankee Stadium hearing

Allegations of grandstanding and mismanaged city investments dominate a second day of hearings regarding the New York Yankees’ request for additional bond proceeds to finish Yankee Stadium.Allegations of grandstanding and mismanaged city investments dominate a second day of hearings regarding the New York Yankees’ request for additional bond proceeds to finish Yankee Stadium. The issue: […]

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Cards withdraw offer to buy Redbirds

Citing the poor economy, the St. Louis Cardinals have withdrawn their offer to buy their Triple-A affiliate, the Memphis Redbirds.Citing the poor economy, the St. Louis Cardinals have withdrawn their offer to buy their Triple-A affiliate, the Memphis Redbirds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League). The Cards and the Redbirds’ nonprofit parent had agreed on a […]

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Yankees to assemblyman: Shut up!

The New York Yankees decided they were tired of Assemblyman Richard Brodsky taking potshots at financing for the new Yankee Stadium.The New York Yankees decided they were tired of Assemblyman Richard Brodsky taking potshots at financing for the new Yankee Stadium — and team president Randy Levine came out swinging. Brodsky is the Westchester politician […]

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In memoriam: Preston Gomez

Preston Gomez, the first manager of the San Diego Padres, passed away yesterday.Preston Gomez, the first manager of the San Diego Padres, passed away yesterday. He was 85. Gomez had been a fixture in recent years in Tempe during training camp for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, serving as an assistant to the GM […]

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Yankees bring in real-estate firm to sell suites, premium seats

The New York Yankees entered into a nonexclusive agreement with Prudential Douglas Elliman, a Manhattan real-estate brokerage, to sell high-end unsold inventory at the new Yankee Stadium.The New York Yankees entered into a nonexclusive agreement with Prudential Douglas Elliman, a Manhattan real-estate brokerage, to sell high-end unsold inventory at the new Yankee Stadium. It’s a […]

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