Buster bombs Yanks in showdown

Updated: February 13, 2009, 11:54 AM ET
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN.com

Can it get any better than this?

A former beat writer of a team facing the team that he once covered, the team that he wrote a book about: Buster Olney against the New York Yankees.

Every beat guy wants to beat the competition, but this is the first time in the history of baseball writing that the competition is not another newspaper. No, this time it's the team itself.

Olney doesn't stand a chance. His payroll is just under $40 million, the Yankees' payroll is just over $200 ...

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