George Steinbrenner and his wife Elizabeth watch a game in the 1970s. In 1973 Steinbrenner and a group of investors purchased the New York Yankees from CBS for $10 million. The team's 2008 season payroll was nearly $200 million.
Steinbrenner, a sporting legend, died early Tuesday. For more than 30 years, George Steinbrenner lived up to his billing as "the Boss."
Solar eclipse on Sunday will be visible only on Easter Island in the South Pacific.
A security personnel walks past a wall painted with the cartoon character Homer Simpson and a bubble reading "where is the factory" in downtown Jakarta, Indonesia in February 2008. According to the readers of Entertainment Weekly, Homer Simpson is the single greatest character created for film or television during the past 20 years
Members of the graduating class of 2010 at the P.A.C.E. Head Start program look to the crowd during a graduation ceremony at Reed Green Coliseum on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi on May 25. Close to 400 graduated from the program that gives children a head start to early education.
From the bracketology of March Madness to ESPN Everything, sports has become one of the most pervasive forces in American culture. Is it a great unifying force or a sign of misplaced priorities?
YANKEE STADIUM: A view of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is seen from the upper deck during the Yankees game against the Tampa Bay Rays in July 2008. The 2008 season was the final season the Yankees played in the House that Ruth Built before moving next door to a new Yankee Stadium.
Already under investigation for possible interference in a domestic abuse case, New York Governor David Paterson now is accused by a state ethics commission of not intending to pay for World Series tickets and then lying about it.
The New York Yankees win their 27th World Series title with a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. In Game 6 alone, Matsui drove in six runs.
Utley lifted Philadelphia to an 8-6 win in Game 5 of the World Series with two home runs. Now, the series heads to New York for Wednesday's Game 6.