George Steinbrenner: The Yankees owner suffered a heart attack last night this morning and emergency crews rushed to his Tampa residence. died at 6:30 am. He was taken to St. Joseph’s hospital in Tampa, but details remain sketchy at this point. Will update matters as they unfold. Steinbrenner turned 80 on July 4th. [UPDATE: Rece Davis on Sportscenter just said Steinbrenner is in serious condition.] UPDATE II: Sportscenter is using the phrase, “extremely critical condition.” [UPDATE III: At 9:43 am, the New York Daily News tweeted that Steinbrenner has died. The Associated Press is saying the same. The Yankees are about to release a statement.]
We run through the possibilities.
Enjoy your moment, kid.
This will hopefully be a good thing.
Needless to say, this is bigger than the Olympics.