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  1. Time for Dodgers to shake things up

    Buster Olney

    Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has seen this star-driven strategy play out before, back in the 1980s with the New York Yankees. His boss, George Steinbrenner, would collect a bunch of big names on a roster without thorough consideration on...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  2. We will learn a lot about New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner...

    Buster Olney

    We will learn a lot about New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner this year, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  3. Cashman will take hard line on Cano

    Buster Olney

    If New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman ran for president, he would have a draconian economic plan. Cut spending; reduce waste; balance the budget. He has long credited the late George Steinbrenner for giving him his opportunity in Major ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  4. Brian Cashman will take a hard line in Robinson Cano contract tal...

    Buster Olney

    Robinson Cano will hit the free-agent market after the 2013 season, and Yankees GM Brian Cashman is prepared to take a hard-line stance.

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  5. Boston Red Sox owner John Henry needs to empower GM Ben Cheringto...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that, given the ongoing tension in Boston's clubhouse this season between players and manager Bobby Valentine, owner John Henry should learn from his late friend George Steinbrenner and empower GM Ben Cherington.

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  6. Why Brian Cashman could walk

    Buster Olney

    At the end of the 2005 season, Brian Cashman had resolved to end his tenure as the Yankees' general manager. On what he thought was going to be one of his last days on the job, he gave Yankees owner George Steinbrenner -- with whom Cashman had m...

    Blog | June 25, 2011
  7. MLB: This could be the final year as the Yankees GM for Brian Cas...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that during Brian Cashman's 14-year tenure as the Yankees' GM, he has seen plenty. And he may have seen enough: This could be his final year with the team.

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  8. Caught up in a Wilpon scheme

    Buster Olney

    George Steinbrenner loved to tweak the Mets, and folks who worked for him say he drew great pleasure out of the fact that his aggressive pursuit of great players put public pressure on the team in Queens. By the end of Steinbrenner's life, the p...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  9. MLB: Fred Wilpon wants people to know he's a victim, but he's cre...

    Buster Olney

    Fred Wilpon would like people to see him as a victim, a man unwittingly caught up in a clever Ponzi scheme. But now the man he hired to save his Mets from a personnel standpoint is caught up in the Wilpon scheme.

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  10. MLB: With the competition dinged up, and the scary schedule in th...

    Buster Olney

    Arizona has done some things right this year, but the Diamondbacks should also be encouraged by the struggles (and injuries) of the competition, as well as the fact a good portion of a frightening schedule is now behind them.

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  11. Caught up in a Wilpon scheme

    Buster Olney

    George Steinbrenner loved to tweak the Mets, and folks who worked for him say he drew great pleasure out of the fact that his aggressive pursuit of great players put public pressure on the team in Queens. By the end of Steinbrenner's life, the p...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  12. MLB: Fred Wilpon wants people to know he's a victim, but he's cre...

    Buster Olney

    Fred Wilpon would like people to see him as a victim, a man unwittingly caught up in a clever Ponzi scheme. But now the man he hired to save his Mets from a personnel standpoint is caught up in the Wilpon scheme.

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  13. MLB: Imagine what would have happened had George Steinbrenner bee...

    Buster Olney

    No person, perhaps in the history of media-covered sports, deserved a Twitter account more than the surly, bombastic and often ruthless George Steinbrenner. Buster Olney lets him have one for a run and checks the results.

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  14. Keep eye on underrated Blue Jays starters

    Eric Karabell

    While many eyes will be on the events at Yankee Stadium this weekend, in part because the two best teams in baseball will meet but also due to the planned celebrations to honor George Steinbrenner and Bob Sheppard, I'll also be checking out that...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  15. Toronto Blue Jays' starters Shaun Marcum, Ricky Romero, Brandon M...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the Blue Jays rotation and says most of their pitchers deserve to be owned in more leagues.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2010
  16. Arizona Diamondbacks manager A.J. Hinch could take some heat for ...

    Buster Olney

    By allowing Edwin Jackson to throw 149 pitches in his no-hitter against the Rays, Diamondbacks manager A.J. Hinch has set himself up to be second-guessed for months.

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010