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Russell Okung drops agent to represent himself in free agency

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung has joined a small, but growing club of NFL players who don’t feel the need to be represented by an agent. In the final year of his rookie deal, he’s going to become a free agent when the 2015 NFL season concludes. Penning a thoughtful column on Derek Jeter’s popular blog The Player’s Tribune, Okung laid out his reasoning...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Affleck jumped at chance to present ESPY to Derek Jeter

It’s not breaking news to anyone that Ben Affleck is a Boston Red Sox fan, right? The guy refused to wear a Yankees hat in Gone Girl when director David Fincher asked him to, believing — correctly so — that someone wanting to be incognito in New York City would wear something that blends in to the scenery. Affleck said he and Fincher had a “legitimate fight” over the...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter gets slimed at Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 (VIDEO)

The awards keep rolling in for Derek Jeter even in retirement. But his latest accolade made him look more like a trophy than just accepting one. Just a day after he was presented with the Icon award at the ESPYs, the former Yankees shortstop got slimed with golden goo onstage after accepting the Legends Award at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA's Pauley...
Via The Other Paper
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter soaked in gold slime at Kids' Choice Sports Awards (Video)

Derek Jeter was honored at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards on Thursday evening as he was given the Legends Award as a tribute to his legendary New York Yankees career. After giving his acceptance speech, Jeter was then drenched in gold slime.The folks at Nickelodeon soaked David Beckham and his kids with the gold slime when he accepted the Legends Award last year at the inaugural...
Via Holdout Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

My experience in Yankee Stadium for Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit

Five years ago to this day, Derek Jeter became a part of baseball history by becoming the 28th player ever to reach 3,000 hits in his career. Jeter is an icon in baseball history so this became one of the highlights of his career after weeks of hype and following the journey to reach this milestone. Well, this writer was lucky enough to experience as YES announcer Michael Kay said...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The state of the New York Yankees without Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter has been the heart and soul of the New York Yankees for the last two decades, he was the captain of one of the most storied franchises in MLB, and when Jeter decided to retire at the end of the 2014 season, nothing would be the same. Derek Jeter Jeter transcended not only his team but rather the city of New York, the sport of baseball, and simply sports in general....
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis split bill on pizza date in Rome

Derek Jeter and model girlfriend Hannah Davis currently are in the midst of enjoying their own personal “Roman Holiday” as the longtime supercouple vacation in the Italian capital, which comes on the heels of their gallivanting about Japan and taking in a sumo match back in March. And while their globetrotting arguably is an intriguing...Read More The post Derek Jeter, Hannah...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeter, media company raise $9.5M in venture capital funding

Since officially launching in February, Derek Jeter’s media company The Players’ Tribune has generated some notoriety for providing a first-hand perspective (though not often directly written) from athletes themselves, rather than through the media or team- and league-generated public relations machinery. The site has provided some compelling insights, such as Matt Harvey...
Via Awful Announcing
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeter's 'Players' Tribune' to become a restaurant chain?

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy the brand new Bloguin site Food & Sports.  The mission of the site is fairly self-explanatory.  If you love sports or food, or the intersection of sports and food, then check it out and learn about God’s gift to humankind known as bacon s’mores. I’m sure that as a nation, we are all wondering what Derek Jeter will do now that...
Via Awful Announcing
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Timeline of Yankee captains

This week, Brian Cashman commented that he doesn’t foresee any Yankee being named captain to replace Derek Jeter. After Jeter and Paul Konkero retired at the end of 2014, there is currently just one captain in Major League Baseball: David Wright of the New York Mets. The idea of having a captain in baseball has […]
Via Fangraphs
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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