New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 1-0

NEW YORK -- RBR (Randy Being Randy). WBW (Wake Being Wake). BBB (Baseball Being Baseball). That's what we had at Yankee Stadium yesterday afternoon.

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For the second time in five days -- I'm including now the Tuesday night David Ortiz walkoff home run game -- we bore witness to an uplifiting game in which winner and loser were filled with dignity. With yesterday's 1-0 loss to the Yankees, the Red Sox ended up 1-1 in those ...

NEW YORK -- It's equivalent to left field at Fenway, except it's 4 feet deeper, 27 feet closer to the ground, and made of blue canvas. It's where yesterday's brilliant display of baseball, a 1-0 Yankee win on an equally brilliant day in New York, was decided. Right field at Yankee Stadium, close and inviting and unfair.

The Sox and Yankees managed only six combined hits yesterday, three per club, and when it was all said and done, the first was the only one that mattere...

NEW YORK -- When it was over, a freshly minted ESPN Classic, they toasted one another and said goodbye. See you again Sept. 30. That's when the Yankees come to Boston for the final three games of the season.

They have now met 68 times since the start of 2003 and the line score reads, Red Sox 34, Yankees 34, with each team winning one American League pennant.

This year there's a strong chance one of them will be home in October. The Yankees are in danger of being the ...