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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...

Why Martin Prado Should Replace Derek Jeter as New York Yankees Shortstop
October 4th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
The search for the next New York Yankees shortstop has already begun and while there are plenty of names being thrown out there from the free agent list, the solution may be on the Yankees roster already. ***PHOTO1*** That solution comes in the form of Martin Prado. Granted, Prado has never played much...

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Refuses to Write for Derek Jeter’s Site; ‘Hates Jeter, Yankees’
October 3rd, 2014 at 5:46 PM
Since retiring, Derek Jeter has launched a new website that gives athletes a chance to share stories and tell things they normally might not get to do on a normal basis. ***PHOTO1*** The site, known as 'The Players Tribune' already got a submission from Seattle Seahawks and Super Bowl winning quarterback Russell...

MLB Rumors: Derek Jeter May Be Interested in Purchasing Tampa Bay Rays
October 3rd, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Now that Derek Jeter is officially retired everybody is trying to figure out his next move. One thing is for sure, Derek Jeter will be involved in baseball. Jeter has made it clear during his career that his ambition is to own a major league franchise. According to The Tampa...

Derek Jeter Appears on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon; Reflects on Final Game
October 3rd, 2014 at 10:41 AM
On Thursday night, retired New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on NBC and reflected on his career and his final game at Yankee Stadium last Thursday. ***VIDEO1*** While he was on the set in New York City talking with the late-night talk...

Derek Jeter Could Be Getting Married This Weekend to Girlfriend Hannah Davis: Report
October 3rd, 2014 at 8:57 AM
UPDATE: Saturday, October 4 at 4:03 p.m. ET It turns out Derek Jeter isn't getting married to girlfriend Hannah Davis this weekend after all. TMZ is now reporting that the buzz surrounding the Yankees Captain potentially having a big bash this weekend isn't true, and instead the Oheka Castle plans on having...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Derek Jeter: He’s the Head of the Class in Character
October 2nd, 2014 at 12:18 PM
During his entire suspension through the 2014 regular season, Alex Rodriguez made it a point to keep himself out of the spotlight; something that's been rather difficult ever since being traded to the New York Yankees in 2004. ***PHOTO1*** Yet throughout the year, he didn't make one single comment about his year-long...

Derek Jeter Announces Website for Athletes and Fans to Connect with Statement
October 1st, 2014 at 9:29 AM
Former New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter is already getting busy during his newly found retirement by taking part in a business venture that both athletes and fans can use to connect. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has introduced a new website called ThePlayersTribune.com, and it's The Captain himself that explains on the site's main...