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Despite evidence, Yankees in denial

These Bombers seem content to ignore what their disappointing 2012 suggests

Updated: October 20, 2012, 1:23 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

The Yankees lived in denial all season, so it wasn't surprising that swatting down unflattering truths about themselves was a major theme in their comments Thursday night after the Detroit Tigers swept them out of the American League Championship Series by no-hitting them into the sixth inning of the clincher, and scoring more runs in a game that Yankees ace CC Sabathia started than the Yanks team managed to score the entire series.

The same goes for announcing a media-access ...

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