All MLB Media is Local- New York Yankees

Here is a look at the local media covering the NEW YORK YANKEES.

Newspaper- The metropolitan area has four major newspapers that cover the Yankees. The New York Times (subscription may be required) sports section includes a dedicated page for the Yankees. Scott Cacciola (Twitter), Pat Borzi and Tyler Kepner (Twitter) keep up the Yankees beat.  Those and others contribute to the paper’s Bats blog, which is devoted to both the Yankees and Mets.  Columnists William C. Rhoden (Twitter), Harvey Araton (Twitter) and George Vecsey  may also chime in on the Yankees.
The New York Daily News online sports section is well organized with a special section on the Yankees.  Beat writer Mark Feinsand (Twitter) keeps up the paper’s Blogging the Yankees page.  Mike Lupica leads a large contingent of columnists at the paper who may make their feelings known on the Yanks.
Over at the New York Post, they pull off the tabloid feel of the paper in the online sports section. Including the Yankees page.  Dan Martin (Twitter) and George A. King III run the beat and the Yankees Blog.  As with the Daily News, there are plenty of columnists on the sports staff to comment on the Yankees. Joel Sherman (Twitter) writes the most on baseball and the Yankees.
At Newsday (subscription required), its sports section also has a page dedicated to the team. Erik Boland (Twitter) handles the Yankees beat. There are quite a list of writers for the paper’s On-Base Perception blog.  As with its brethren, the paper has a deep roster of columnists to talk Yanks.

Sports Radio– WCBS Radio is the flagship of the Yankees Radio Network. John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman have the call of the games. Beto Villa and Francisco Rivera have the Spanish language call on WADO. Of course you can also listen to Yankees talk over on ESPN 98.7 FM and sports power WFAN.

Television– The YES Network are WWOR TV are the television homes of the Yankees.  Michael Kay (Twitter)  leads the games with rotating analysts Paul O’Neill (Twitter), Ken Singleton (Twitter), John Flaherty (Twitter), Al Leiter (Twitter), David Cone (Twitter) and Lou Piniella. There are plenty of television outlets that may provide coverage of the team. The ones representing the four major networks are WABC, WNBC, WCBS, and WNYW.  SNY also has coverage of the Yanks. And of course there is coverage on ESPN New York.

BlogsRiver Avenue Blues, Pinstriped Bible, Bronx Baseball Daily and Sliding Into Home are some of the independent Yankees sites to check out.

As you know this is by no means a complete list.  Add your favorites (with their links) in the comments.

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