The Yankees are taking a swing at soccer as the sport returns to the five boroughs.
Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that the Yankees will be a minority owner of the league's 20th team, along with Manchester City Football Club.
The New York City Football Club is set to begin play in 2015.
A source close to the deal said the fee to join the league would be $100 million.
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They don't have Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson or Mark Texiera in the lineup, so the Yankees have called upon Groupon to go to bat for them.
As of Tuesday, the popular coupon site was listing tickets for weekday home games against the Indians and Mariners for $22, down from their $48 face value.
After 19 home games this season, the Yankees have an average attendance of... » more
Don't expect Mayor Michael Bloomberg to play favorites on Opening Day.
Bloomberg will attend the Yankees and Mets' first games of the season Monday, even though they start at the same time.
Hizzoner will start off with the Yanks and then head over to Queens.... » more