Derek Jeter was Almost a Houston Astro?

It’s fun to play what might have been, right? Did you know that instead ending up with the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter was real close to being a member of the Houston Astros? It’s true. The Astros had the first pick in the 1992 draft and they were looking long and hard at the future Hall of Famer, but were scared off due to money concerns. In short…Houston thought Jeter would...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Redsocks be stuck with a puny Big Papi?

Two years ago, Yankee fans were offered one basic reason to root for their team: The farewell season for Mr. Derek Jeter. We got to thank and bestow gifts upon the man who led us back from nearly 20 years wandering the desert - (a lost exile we may only now be revisiting.) Our month of September became a Seinfeld nostaligia marathon on ME-TV. The last day in Boston, instead...

How Yankees' best young shortstop since Derek Jeter is improving

Jorge Mateo could be the Yankees' shortstop of the future ranked Yankees star youngster Jorge Mateo No. 30 on its top 100 prospects list heading into the 2016 season. The website also said Mateo has the best speed in the minors. With the effort the 20-year-old shortstop is putting into this offseason, he might shoot to near the top...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hannah Davis laughs off ‘stupid’ gift bag story about Derek Jeter

Hannah Davis did her very best to shoot down the urban legend about how fiancé Derek Jeter used to give romantic conquests a gift bag on their way out the door of his bachelor pad. The supermodel was making an appearance on Dallas radio to promote her role in Lifetime’s new series “Project Runway: Junior” when the hosts asked her about the much ballyhooed story about Jeter’s...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hannah Davis never received gift basket from Derek Jeter

Hannah Davis never had the pleasure of receiving one of her fiance’s infamous gift baskets, likely because they don’t exist. Derek Jeter finally addressed the gift basket rumor once he retired, and none of us were surprised to hear him label it a “dumb story.” During an interview with the “Shan & RJ Show” on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas this week, Davis issued a denial...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees plan to honor David Ortiz during last game in N.Y.

The New York Yankees will set aside their rivalry with the Boston Red Sox for one night this season. Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner spoke to reporters in Florida on Wednesday and told them the club plans to honor David Ortiz during his final series at Yankee Stadium. The retiring designated hitter will make his last trip there with the Red Sox from Sept. 27 to 29. “I am sure...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Underwear company claims Derek Jeter was worried product was ‘too gay’

Derek Jeter is reportedly being sued for $30 million by an underwear company he used to endorse after the clothing manufacturer claims Jeter was concerned the brand would become “too gay.” According to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports, Jeter did not want the Frigo underwear line marketing to gay people. “[Jeter] demanded that [Frigo] not market to the gay community and states...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter: ‘I don’t miss playing’

    Derek Jeter told reporters that he doesn’t miss playing. Jeter made the comment during a brief press conference Thursday evening in his hometown of Kalamazoo, Michigan, where he was hosting an event for his Turn 2 Foundation. Jeter called the past year, his first in retirement, “fun” before asserting that “I don’t miss playing.” “I played for 20 years and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

50 Cent takes issue with Derek Jeter over underwear

Hip-hop artist and actor 50 Cent has a problem with former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. The problem: fashion.50 Cent, whose legal name is Curtis Jackson, is part of a clothing company that is suing the former Yankees great for $4.7 million, after Jeter supposedly backed out of a business transaction, after he felt the clothing brand was too "urban." The rapper aired his...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter finally confirms engagement to Hannah Davis

Derek Jeter was reluctant to divulge any information regarding his rumored engagement to supermodel Hannah Davis when confronted with questions about the reports last week. But the retired New York Yankees icon finally announced that the two are in fact to be wed, but he did so on his terms … by revealing it in an offhand manner on The Players’ Tribune in an essay … about his...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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