It was a crushing loss to a rival that certainly stings in the aftermath of it all. However, in the wake of the usual Yankee fandom trauma of shouts and claims to fire everyone, sign the top free agent, and to reign hell, fire, and brimstone on anyone and anything for the loss, it has occurred to me that yes, no one hates the Yankees more than Yankees fans. And you know what? The Rays were a better team this series - yup, they were. Here are my post-2020 Yankee thoughts after the devastation of the ALDS.
3 Up 1. NY Times Investigative Series on Haiti - The history of Haiti is such a complex (and unfortunate) one. Really, it's a story that goes untold, specifically for the context of how the country is viewed. From being forced to pay operations to enslavers (yeah, you read that right), to so many other historical setbacks - including American interventions - the nation's history is so well laid out in this latest NY Times piece. I urge you to give it a read. 2. Equal Pay for US Women's Soccer Team - Kudos to US Soccer on coming around to giving the USWNT their due - equal pay for prize money from the World Cup. It's a start, and more importantly, it's a push forward for women's sports that do in fact push the needle in comparison, or more so, to their male counterparts. 3. Kate McKinnon - Random "UP" here, but I'm doing it anyway...A few SNL usuals are rumored to be walking away, including Kate McKinnon. The show obviously doesn't carry the