Ray Negron's Playball Weekly Blog

Negron: With Yankees Chapman, It’s All In The Smile

100—103—105 mph All fans are on their feet, as Aroldis Chapman rears back and fires a fastball.  It seems as …

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Negron: My Son, A Cop’s Life Matters

My son, Jon Erik is a great person. He cares about his community and his country like no other. His …

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Negron: Happy Birthday! George Steinbrenner Would Have Been 86

For me, July 4th will always represent the birthday of George Steinbrenner. Since his death, I celebrate the life of …

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Negron: The Boss’s Week Of Hope

To the Boss it was always Hope Week For the New York Yankees, this week represents Hope Week.  During Hope …

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Remembering Audrey Fagan

This past Memorial Day we lost another of our American heroes. Audrey Fagan, a 78 year old Air Force Airman …

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New Radio Show Probes Sports, Life

Felix DeJesus, a longtime boxing analyst and translator at Showtime, Kevin Cabral, Ralph Romeo and I have been around the …

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Ted Williams Museum Honors Top Players

The first Saturday of February each year is known as Induction Day at the Ted Williams Museum. Founded in 1993, …

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Severino Gets His Own Topps Card

The New York Yankees’ top rookie last year was pitching sensation Luis Severino. Born in the Dominican Republic, the question …

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Steve Van Zandt Spreads Cheer at Policeman’s Ball

This year I was fortunate to meet Steven and Maureen Van Zandt. I have always been a fan but was …

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HBO Documentary Honors Latinos

Legendary singer, guitarist, and composer José Feliciano received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for his iconic musical career and for …

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A-Rod Brings His A-Game to Charity

It’s no coincidence that Alex Rodriguez is having the kind of season that he’s having this year. As the great …

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Hank Steinbrenner Knows How to Treat His Fellow man

Hank Steinbrenner is one of the most interesting individuals that you will ever meet in the world of professional sports. …

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