Yankees 101 is the New York Yankees section of Sports Media 101. We obsess over your favorite sports team so you don't have to! Yankees 101 is committed to bringing up-to-date sports coverage for Yankees fans everywhere.
Readers of Yankees 101 can expect the latest news, game reviews, and editorials. Readers can also comment on the articles written by our writers and interact with other Yankees fans. For fans all over the world, Yankees 101 is the key to all of your New York Yankees baseball coverage.
About the Authors
Doug Rush Editor
Doug Rush is a 2009 graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey with a Bachelors in Journalism. He got his start in the field back in 2004 working for the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ writing about high school sports and covered such things like the Harlem Globetrotters. After graduating college, he started writing for Bleacher Report and became a Featured Columnist for the Giants and Yankees, with stories appearing on CBS Sports, the Los Angeles Times and FX Sports. Now a part of Yankees 101, he will look to continue bringing hard-hitting and exclusive coverage of the Bronx Bombers to the fans all over.
Dan Benton Editor
Dan Benton is a long-time professional journalist who has spent the last 10 years covering the New York Giants, New York Yankees and other New York/New Jersey area sports teams. He is the founder of Giants 101
(2004) and has also worked for AOL Sports, MSG, CBS Sports, Most Valuable Network, Screaming Sports, Bleacher Report and SNY. Additionally, Benton has weekly spots on ESPN Radio, i95 Rock and Football with the Fat Guys.
Karen Vankat Writer
Karen Vankat is a Jersey girl and fourth generation Yankees and New York Football Giants fan. Karen graduated from William Paterson University and Connecticut School of Broadcasting. She is a sports fanatic who has written hundreds of articles on Sportsrageous.com. She's also a sports reporter with WGHT sports radio and co-hosts an internet radio baseball show The Warning Track. She bleeds Pinstripe blue.
Matthew Colon Writer
Matthew Colon is a Yankee-born and Yankee-bred man from the Bronx who is a 2013 graduate of Villanova University. While attending college, he contributed to the website EliteDaily.com, and began writing for Yankees 101 in November 2013. He is proud and excited to be a part of this team, hoping to be here for a long time to come.