Catch the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium
There's a lot of anticipation in the New York air right now: John Mayer, unrepentant heartthrob, is coming to town. Marc Hogan's favorite crooner plays Jones Beach tonight; earlier today, he invited all of his Twitter fans to turn their geo-tagging on, so as to better find them mid-tailgate and ha ... More >>
It's a sad enough day for the Yankees and their fans, given the death of controversial and famed owner George Steinbrenner. But it very well might've just gotten even worse for some, especially their (massive base of) fans of Latino decent, who -- if they're anything like the majority of Lat ... More >>
The Nation will let you go on a fundraising cruise with Katrina vanden Heuvel for the price of "a modest used car." I've loved her for so long I'm thinking about selling my son's 1996 Honda. Her defense of David Paterson in yesterday's Washington Post, however, was the Edsel of op-eds. And, ... More >>
Among other urgent business, the House of Representatives is considering today a bill, introduced by Jose Serrano of The Bronx, "Congratulating the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series Champions, the New York Yankees." Among the bill's many Whereases: "Whereas this year the Yankees opened ... More >>
An ailing factory town votes for change
Minor league neglect and a baffling innumeracy have doomed the Yankees
Steinbrenner can't pay too much for what he really wants
With the Yankees safely on the road to the postseason (a 98 percent shot of getting there, according to Baseball Prospectus' Playoff Odds Report) the Voice this week takes a look at the team's two big-money issues: The $1.3 billion stadium project it's building in the Bronx's Macombs Dam Park, a ... More >>
How city officials snoozed while the Yanks burned public money for their new stadium
One of the slim threads of red tape holding back the Yankees' plan to build a new stadium atop Macombs Dam Park has been snipped, as the National Park Service has okayed the use of federally funded parkland for the project. Though no official announcement has been made, Micaela Birmingham of New ... More >>
Circling the bases: Documents reveal city paid the team's lobbyists and execsfor lobbying city and state officials
One thing you have to say about Mayor Giuliani: He liked really big sandwiches. (City archives) Word that Rudolph W. Giuliani's PAC is raising money tonight led Power Plays to the former hizzoner's filings with the Federal Election Commission, which reveal that as of April 30, Rudy's Solutions Amer ... More >>
Last Wednesday's endorsement of the Yanks and Mets stadium deals by the board of the Empire State Development Corporation wasn't really news: As a wholly owned subsidiary of Governor Pataki's office, the ESDC is a lock to back anything coming out of Albany. Nor was it exactly a shocker when the ESDC ... More >>
City's own figures show that the new Bronx stadium would be a money pit
New York City heads for a stadium overdose. Guess who will be paying.
Wannabe 'Brooklyn Nets' Owner Ratner Already Is a Man for All Subsidies
Zen and the Art of New York Yankee World Championships
Subtraction and Division Problems
The Bombers' Current Run Officially Ends
In Baseball's Labor Game, Reporters Miss the Signs
Relax, Yankee Fans. Everything's in Good Hands.
How the Newly Elected Mayor Can Begin Reviving a Wounded City
Narco News Ready for Libel Suit in New York
They May Win the Cup, but Their Ways Leave Them Stuck In the Mud
Baseball Literary Supplement
Bradley, Gore Court D.C.'s Non-Voting 'Senator'
The Yanks Are Champs Again. So What?
'Single-Standard' Rudy Bows to Baseball Bigwigs and Staten Islanders
With Stephon Marbury, The Nets are on the verge of greatness . . . again
The Seventh Annual Village Voice Sportswriters Poll
Rudy needs a woman