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  • Steinbrenner dies on Tuesday morning; New York and baseball in mourning

    Steinbrenner dies on Tuesday morning; New York and baseball in mourning

    Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. The New York Yankees won seven World Series titles under the ownership of George Steinbrenner.

  • In Pictures George Steinbrenner through the years

    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 dies Tuesday morning; led Yankees to 7 World Series titles

    Steinbrenner dies Tuesday morning; led Yankees to 7 World Series titles

    Steinbrenner, a sporting legend, died early Tuesday. For more than 30 years, George Steinbrenner lived up to his billing as "the Boss."

  • Solar eclipse Sunday can be seen only on Easter Island

    Solar eclipse Sunday can be seen only on Easter Island

    Solar eclipse on Sunday will be visible only on Easter Island in the South Pacific.

  • In Pictures Homer Simpson

    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

  • In Pictures Graduation 2010

    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.

  • Sports in the US: Year-round madness

    Sports in the US: Year-round madness

    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?

  • In Pictures Dead stadiums

    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.

  • As scandal mounts, New York Governor David Paterson urged to step down

    As scandal mounts, New York Governor David Paterson urged to step down

    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.

  • Yankees win World Series 2009 on the back of Matsui

    Yankees win World Series 2009 on the back of Matsui

    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.