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Steinbrenner Heirs Will Dodge Massive Estate Tax

Billionaire, 80, died the right year

(Newser) - It's an auspicious year for Yankees owner George Steinbrenner to die—at least for his heirs. They'll dodge massive estate taxes because the federal inheritance tax law has expired, leaving legacies largely untapped by Uncle Sam. Steinbrenner's estate is estimated at $1.1 billion. Had he died last year, his... More »

Steinbrenner Steals Spotlight One Last TIme

In death, Yankees owner overshadows All-Star Game

(Newser) - George Steinbrenner, who died today at 80 after years of failing health, was hardly a beloved figure, but the Yankee owner is being remembered with superlatives anyway. The Boss was "the loudest, most famous owner in the history of American sports," Mike Lupica writes for the New York ... More »

George Steinbrenner Dead at 80

Heart attack fells legendary Yankee owner

(Newser) - George Steinbrenner died of a massive heart attack this morning in Tampa. Emergency crews responded to a call at his home last night, and took him to the hospital, ESPN reports.The legendary Yankees owner had just celebrated his 80th birthday on July 4th. More »

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