Yankees reaping whirlwind
Gotta say the new Yankee Stadium sure is a happenin' place. You had your
With all the positive, ahem, publicity, koff, the place is generating, the Yankees are planning
This space assumes that anti-terror ordinances have something to do with the bag-check scam, um, requirement -- though few things are as terrifying as the thought of paying $2,600 for a ticket to a tilt vs. Kansas City.
One Oz-like factor left out of the study is the absence of wind generated by the Steinbrenners, which used to fill the old park. Boss George is no longer the hurricane of daily bombast he was in his heyday, and blustery son Hank has been noticeably quiet this season -- so far. But if the team struggles into June, you can bet your
You just knew that the Detroit Lions' unveiling of
Speaking of sadsack teams, maybe you saw or read that
With baseball season, the NBA and NHL playoffs, and especially the NFL Draft upon us, psychics are out in force predicting the outcome of basically everything that transpires -- even if they have to issue countless versions (known in psychic parlance as "mock drafts" for the wind that blows in from the Great Beyond).
It's completely understandable if you sit and wonder how the
Now comes the really good news that you no longer have to sit on the sidelines while the trained professionals have all the fun. Los Angeles psychic
Talk about the sweet smell of success! SI.com's own
While a boon for psychics, this time of year is anathema to the
So sang The Beatles, and boy were they right. Just as sports has its endless procession of drug-enhanced frauds, so it seems that even the most heartwarming stories from the world of entertainment are trainted. Bookmakers are
Indeed, Boyle seems too good to be true, and
This space hears raspy whispers that the Yankees have found a solution to their empty seats embarrassment: They'll be filling them with inflatable dummies. "Not enough dummies are in there now," says our source. "Obviously."
It seems the Yanks haven't cornered the local market on public grumbling. One big beef concerns the acute absence of Mets history, heritage and ambience at their spankin' new Bailout Park, er, Citi Field. The place is basically a shrine to the Brooklyn Dodgers and therefore meaningful only to people who are approaching their 100th birthday.
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