Derek Jeter starts 'The Players' Tribune,' a site for athletes to share first-person stories

Just three days after waving goodbye to baseball, retired Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter announced he was starting a new venture: The Players' Tribune. The site, he said in a long letter written on the front page, will give athletes the opportunity to connect with fans "with no filter," giving them a space to tell first-person stories and give behind-the-scenes looks...
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Five shortstops who could replace Derek Jeter

If the Yankees had to replace Derek Jeter, their already difficult quest to assemble a championship-caliber team would be all the more treacherous. But they have to find a successor for a player whose .617 OPS ranked 142nd out of 146 qualifiers and a guy whose every defensive metric was near the bottom. This is not about replacing legacy, aura or intangibles. The Yankees were not...
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Derek Jeter Announces New Website, “The Players’ Tribune”

  If you thought Derek Jeter was going to slip into oblivion post retirement, you were wrong.  A man with as much drive and ambition as Jeter doesn’t suddenly become lazy after a 20-year career. Since the day he announced his retirement, everyone’s hounded Jeter and asked him, “What’s next?”  Well, just three days after playing his final MLB game, we have an answer....
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Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans

NEW YORK (AP) Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' ''unfiltered'' views to the fans. The Players Tribune is being billed as a digital company that will offer unique access to top athletes in every...
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Founding Publisher Derek Jeter introduces ... 'The Voice of the Game'

Derek Jeter didn't take much time off. He's excited to share his next chapter: The Players' Tribune:The player who never gave as much as one scintillating quote in his career, Jeter now proclaims, I do think fans deserve more than “no comments” or 'I don’t knows.'"Indeed. The Players Tribune promises "a new media platform that will present the...
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Are Yankees Fans Ready to #FORG1V3?

Welp…that didn’t take long. The dust had barely settled from baseball’s seasonlong Derek Jeter lovefest before this happened. Now IN STOCK! Order before 1pm and it ships TODAY! #FORG1V3 — vinny milano (@baldvinny) September 19, 2014 Yup, that’s “Bald Vinny” Milano, the de facto leader of the New York Yankees “Bleacher...
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Yankees Fan Creates ‘FORG1V3′ Shirts In Honor Of A-Rod (Photo)

First there was ‘RE2PECT’ for now retired Yankees Captain, Derek Jeter. Now behold the latest campaign for a Yankee ‘great’ created by head Bleacher Creature, himself, Bald Vinny. FORG1V3′ for A-Rod   The shirts are going for $20.00 on Vinny’s website. Yankees fans, will you be sporting the shirt?
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The Fringe: Stars lobby US Ryder Cup captain votes; best Derek Jeter tribute yet

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Watch: Artist draws Derek Jeter flipbook

You’re sick of Derek Jeter, I get it. But seriously, just watch this: The flipbook was hand drawn by a Detroit Tigers fan who felt “like showing a little flipbook respect for Derek Jeter.” The artist captured some pretty iconic Jeterian moments including the Yankee great’s beautiful swing, his dive into the stands and of course “the flip” because what Jeter flipbook...
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Jeter finally gets animated thanks to Tigers fan's cool flipbook tribute

A clever illustrator gave Derek Jeter's storied career the cartoon treatment by drawing a flipbook of the retired Yankee's signature plays.  "I'm a Tiger's fan...but I feel like showing a little flipbook respect for Derek Jeter is in order," Ben Zurawski, also known as the Flippist, wrote on his YouTube post. "Job well done!" The same could be...
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The 17 Funniest Photos from the 2014 MLB Regular Season

– – – – – Also see … The Funniest Photos from the 2013 MLB Season Derek Jeter’s 12 Most Disgusting Girlfriends The post The 17 Funniest Photos from the 2014 MLB Regular Season appeared first on SportsPickle.
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Carnegie Deli unveils ‘Derek Jeter Triple Club Sandwich’ in tribute to retirement (pics)

Arguably the greatest tribute a New Yorker can receive is being immortalized in sandwich form by the legendary Carnegie Deli. Not surprisingly, upon his retirement, Derek Jeter can count himself among the pantheon of NYC legends to receive such an honor. The renowned deli unveiled on Monday the “Derek Jeter Triple Club Sandwich,” a monstrosity […] The post Carnegie Deli unveils...
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Joe Girardi: ‘Waiting To See Where Arod Is At’

With Derek Jeter out, Arod in? Not exactly.  The Yankees didn’t make it to this year’s playoffs and already it’s time to rebuild and plan out for next season. Alex Rodriguez is expected to come back next season but where he is going to play is still up in the air. One thing’s for sure: he will not be starting at third base. Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi had the following...
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Derek Jeter Through The Eyes Of A Mets Fan

Derek Jeter, the crosstown rival player we Mets fans loved to hate. He was the embodiment of perfect and one heck of a ballplayer. From the clutch hits to the jump-throw across the diamond to saying exactly what you are supposed to say after a valiant losing effort. For 19 years Jeter did it all. Many will argue how good Jeter actually was and to all those people I would like to...
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People Believe Hoax Of Derek Jeter Coming Back And Signing With Red Sox

Remember folks, don’t believe everything you read out there and only trust credible sources.  Although this article is a few months old, since Derek Jeter has officially retired, it has started to circulate again and of course, cause folks to question and get upset with Derek Jeter. What’s surprising are all the comments that began to curse Derek Jeter out and actually believe...
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Wall Street Journal Says Cardinals Are Most Hateable Playoff Team

And it’s not even close. We’ve been cautioning people that the transition from America’s ‘Most Hated Baseball Team’ has been ongoing for a few years now. But with the last vestige of Yankees greatness (and hate) Derek Jeter gone… the time has come for Cardinal nation to assume the mantle: I mean, If I weren’t a Cardinals fan, this chart would make a whole lot of sense...
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Israeli PM uses Derek Jeter reference in anti-Iran speech at UN: Report

In a scathing speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Hamas and the Islamic State group are "branches of the same poisonous tree," both bent on world domination through terror, just as the Nazis were.And then he mentioned Derek Jeter.Netanyahu surprisingly referenced the retired Yankees' captain in his blistering...
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Why weren't Steinbrenner sons at Derek Jeter's final farewell? Were they watching #TGIT? And where is Hal's statement about this disaster of a team?

Look -- I have criticized the Derek Jeter farewell tour repeatedly in this column. I found the hype and the kitsch over the top, and I thought it had become a flat-out money grab. But even I found Thursday's farewell game extremely touching, and, yes, I am not ashamed to admit cried at the end. Who wouldn't, after seeing Jeter's walkoff single in that game?What moved...
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Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Boston Red Sox

Going into the final series of the 2014 season, the Boston Red Sox downplayed their plans to honor Derek Jeter, giving some the impression that no gifts would be included in the ceremony.  Obviously, they played things very close to the vest.1. A pair of LL Bean duck boots featuring the Yankees interlocking NY logo, presented by Brian Butterfield, one of Jeter's minor league...
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Opie & Jim Norton talked to D.A. Show producer Shaun Morash ( Derek Jeter's retirement crier)

Damon Amendolara is the overnight host on the CBS Sports Radio Network's The D.A. Show. Shaun Morash (Mraz) is his producer (and blogger for CBS Sports radio). Last week DA let Mraz put his mike on in order to talk Derek Jeter and...Mraz, 27 years old, broke down and cried.Today, Opie & Jim Norton talked to him.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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Fox Sports 1 will air a “cinematic” special of Derek Jeter’s final home game

Just when you thought you escaped the chaos of Derek Jeter’s retirement, Fox Sports 1 is dragging you back in for one last look at the Yankees captain’s final game at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter: A Night 2 Remember is described as “a cinematic journey through his final home game as a New York Yankee”, and is produced by MLB Productions and Fox Sports Originals. It will premiere...
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Opie & Jim Norton imitated Suzyn Waldman eating Derek Jeter's ass...

Opie & Jim Norton imitated Suzyn Waldman eating Derek Jeter's ass...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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Opie & Jim Norton: Deadspin made Derek Jeter ass eating story look like a 'tip' via use of fake text messages

Deadspin ran a story for some reason from a tipster that indicated Derek Jeter likes to have his ass eaten. Opie & Jim Norton surmise that they (Deadspin) made up the text message portion of it to make the story sound more legit. The gift basket ending wasn't enough...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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Will Ferrell, Chris Rock and Kevin Hart Salute Derek Jeter

Will Ferrell, Chris Rock and Kevin Hart are regarded as three of the funniest cats on the planet.  So when the trio (along with Funny or Die) got together to produce a tribute to Derek Jeter, we should expect comedy gold, right? Wrong. Seriously.  Shouldn’t this be funnier?  Or at the very least…funny?!? Will Ferrell, Chris Rock, and Kevin Hart Say Goodbye to Derek Jeter from Funny Or Die
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MLB Honors Paul Konerko’s Career by Mailing Him a $20 Amazon Gift Card

While Derek Jeter’s final games got most of the publicity in the last week of the regular season, another longtime veteran with impressive career numbers and a World Series title also took his final swings: White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko.  The 18-year veteran had a better career OPS than Jeter, and bested the Yankee legend […] The post MLB Honors Paul Konerko’s Career...
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