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Prosecutors List Artwork, Memorabilia Lost to Theft Ring

Nine are charged in crimes over more than 20 years

(Newser) - Federal authorities have announced charges against a ring of nine people for thefts of millions of dollars' worth of paintings, sports memorabilia, and other valuables, including an Andy Warhol silkscreen, a Jackson Pollock painting, and nine World Series rings belonging to the late Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra. The...

'It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over:' Yogi Berra's Greatest Lines

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it"

(Newser) - Yogi Berra was one of the greatest catchers of all time, but the New York Yankees legend, who has died at age 90 , was almost as famous for his hilarious "Yogi-isms." Some of his more widely quoted words of wisdom:
  • On his approach to at-bats: "You can'

Yogi Berra Dead at 90
 Yogi Berra Dead at 90 

Yogi Berra Dead at 90

Yankees legend coined 'It ain't over 'til it's over'

(Newser) - Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher renowned as much for his dizzying malapropisms as his record 10 World Series championships with the New York Yankees, has died. He was 90. Berra died of natural causes yesterday at his home in New Jersey, according to Dave Kaplan, the director of...

Yogi Berra's Fans Clamor for New Honor

Yankees legend is about much more than baseball, they say

(Newser) - An online petition has been started by the family of Yogi Berra to convince President Obama to award the New York Yankees legend the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom, reports CBS St. Louis . Since going live on May 9, it's amassed 15,000 signatures; it needs 100,000 to...

Jeter, Politely, Nudges Yankees Legends Aside

Captain, 33, seems surprised to find he's passing big names in team's record books

(Newser) - When Derek Jeter passed Joe DiMaggio on the Yankees' all-time hits list earlier this season, he didn’t even notice. “I had no idea,” the captain tells the New York Post. “Somebody said something to me because I didn't see it flash on the scoreboard.” Jeter,...

Yanks Win Yankee Stadium Opener, One Last Time

Toronto's Halladay sharp, New York's Wang sharper in 3-2 pitchers' duel

(Newser) - In the final season-opener at historic Yankee Stadium, the Yanks nailed a record 11 consecutive home openers won by topping the Blue Jays, 3-2. It was a taut duel between aces Roy Halladay, a celebrated Yankee-killer, and sinkerballer Chien-Ming Wang. Alex Rodriguez's eighth-inning trot home on a groundout proved the...

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