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New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Shares Secret on How to Avoid Bad Press
December 16th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was never removed from his perch atop the New York sports world during his 20-year career in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the former Yankees Captain had a very simple recipe to avoid bad press from the sometimes overwhelming media in the Big Apple. What was...

Retired Yankees’ Derek Jeter Addresses Rumors of Interest in Buying Miami Marlins
December 9th, 2014 at 2:13 PM
Several months ago, there were rumors and speculation on the now retired Derek Jeter buying the Tampa Bay Rays, especially since he's looking to potentially own a team in the future and he lives in the area. Nothing came of it though. ***PHOTO1*** Then came the speculation again on Jeter potentially buying...

San Diego Padres Non-Tender Everth Cabrera; Should Yankees Take Chance on Shortstop?
December 3rd, 2014 at 12:36 AM
The New York Yankees have been looking for a shortstop to be the guy to take the reigns from Derek Jeter ever since his retirement after the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, every option that have looked at has been a dead-end, especially the latest being Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Interested in Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki’s Contract; Trade Unlikely
November 25th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
When it comes to who will replace Derek Jeter as the New York Yankees shortstop in 2015, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki seems to be the most popular name that comes up; heck, even Tulowitzki himself has gone on record to saying that it's the perfect scenario for his career. ***PHOTO1*** However,...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Inclined to Spend Big for Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez
November 11th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
One of the top priorities for the New York Yankees this winter is finding their next shortstop to replace the now retired Derek Jeter and Brian Cashman has been taking a very aggressive approach searching the entire market. ***PHOTO1*** He's looked at the free agents out there as well as all of...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees are Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki’s Preferece; Trade Won’t Be Easy
November 8th, 2014 at 12:26 AM
The hottest name on the trade market right now is Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who could finally be moved this offseason after the Rockies have decided to start listening to offers for their All Star shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** It's no secret where Tulowitzki wants to play, as he grew up idolizing Derek...

Fans Want Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki to Be Next Yankees Shortstop, According to ESPN Poll
November 6th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
In the ESPN Fan Poll's called "Spend Hal's Money," every shortstop that the site has floated for the New York Yankees to sign has gotten a no from the fans; Hanley Ramirez and Stephen Drew being the last two. ***PHOTO1*** However, in the latest one on Thursday night, over 3,700 fans voted...

Retired Yankees’ Derek Jeter Reflects on Cleaning His Locker Out at Yankee Stadium
October 29th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
Normally when a season ends for a team, cleaning the locker out is customary and not much thought is given to it because generally, the players will be coming back in a few months to that same locker again. ***PHOTO1*** However in the case of Derek Jeter, the time he cleaned out...

Derek Jeter Makes Appearance at Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins Game on Monday
October 28th, 2014 at 2:10 PM
Alex Rodriguez isn't the only member, or former member that is, of the New York Yankees who apparently likes to attend Dallas Cowboys game in their free time. ***PHOTO3*** During Monday night's game between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium, Derek Jeter was spotted on the sidelines catching the...

Trey Hillman Scouted 3 Possible Shortstop Replacements for Yankees’ Derek Jeter Before Leaving
October 23rd, 2014 at 11:11 AM
Before taking the bench coach job with the Houston Astros, Trey Hillman was part of the New York Yankees front office, scouting possible players and overseeing things in the minor and major leagues. ***PHOTO1*** His desire to get back in a uniform and on the bench lured him away from the Bronx...

Joe Torre Says Giants’ Buster Posey Could Be Like Derek Jeter as Next Face of MLB
October 21st, 2014 at 11:37 AM
Several players referred to Derek Jeter as not only as the captain of the New York Yankees, but the captain of baseball. That's the level of respect the now retired shortstop got from his fellow colleagues and players around the league over the past 20 years. ***PHOTO1*** So with Jeter now done...

New York Yankees: Ugly Derek Jeter Christmas Sweater Available on MLB.com
October 17th, 2014 at 9:47 AM
The Derek Jeter merchandising machine keeps on rolling right along, this time producing an ugly Christmas sweater for us in the New York Yankees Universe. Darren Rovell of ESPN tweeted a photo of the sweater, which runs at a hefty $75.99 on MLB.com: We're not done with Jeter. Here's your Jeter Ugly...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Like Royals SS Alcides Escobar, Trade Unlikely
October 14th, 2014 at 9:26 AM
On Monday, the New York Yankees front office held their yearly organizational meetings to discuss their game plan on what directions they want to go for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** One of the more obvious topics of course is who will they pursue to play shortstop next year and take the spot...

Derek Jeter Farewell Tour with New York Yankees Gives YES Network Ratings Boost
October 10th, 2014 at 8:58 AM
The New York Yankees Captain, Derek Jeter, was a one-man wrecking crew this season and he most likely single-handedly gave the YES Network a ratings boost. ***PHOTO1*** The official home of the Yankees saw an increase in their ratings during the 2014 season, which would normally be contradictory because of the team's...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Stephen Drew the Favorite to Be New York Yankees Shortstop
October 9th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
The New York Yankees lost a potential replacement for Derek Jeter on Thursday as the Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop J.J. Hardy to a three-year extension before he could hit the open market this winter. ***PHOTO1*** The move is a smart one by the Orioles, who have no desire to lose Hardy, let...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Orioles, J.J. Hardy Agree to 3-Year, $40 Million Extension; Yankees Had Interest
October 9th, 2014 at 12:58 PM
If the New York Yankees had any hopes of J.J. Hardy hitting the free agent market this upcoming winter, those hopes are about to end very soon. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports has reported that the Baltimore Orioles and Hardy are closing in on a three-year extension worth up to $40...

Retired Yankees’ Derek Jeter Will Get Itch to Play Baseball Again; Says Ex-Giant Shawon Dunston
October 9th, 2014 at 8:08 AM
When he said he was retiring after the 2014 season after 20 years in the big leagues, Derek Jeter said he was at peace with his decision and felt it was the best time to step away from the game of baseball and from the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** But will he...

Derek Jeter, Frank Sinatra Airbrushed onto New York Rangers’ Cedrick Desjardins Goalie Mask
October 7th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
The "My Way" commercial that Gatorade did to honor Derek Jeter's final weeks as the captain of the New York Yankees may have been one of the best videos put together and apparently one athlete took the tribute to another level. ***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers goalie Cedrick Desjardins was so inspired by...

The Rock Starts ‘Derek Jeter’ Chant at Barclays Center During WWE’s Monday Night Raw (Video)
October 7th, 2014 at 8:13 AM
On Monday night, the wrestler, also turned actor, known as The Rock, made a rare appearance on Monday night's edition of the WWE's Monday Night Raw, which emanated from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. ***VIDEO1*** And during The Rock's segment in which he cuts an interview and is extremely entertaining,...

Alex Rodriguez Talks Missing Derek Jeter’s Last Season with New York Yankees
October 6th, 2014 at 9:24 AM
Alex Rodriguez was absent for the final season of Derek Jeter's career with the New York Yankees and the third baseman regrets that. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod spoke to ESPN recently and shared his feelings on missing out on Jeter's farewell tour because of his 162-game suspension stemming from his involvement in the Biogenesis...