DEREK JETER NEWS

Derek Jeter’s locker goes to…

Spring Training is coming to a close and the Yankees will be moving on up to the Bronx. The player’s lockers will soon be filled with jerseys, hats and helmets. Life will have to move on post Derek Jeter, and this starts with CC Sabathia taking the Captain’s former digs – according to Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street JournalIt fell on Rob and Lou Cucuzza, who manage the...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter looking to open sports-themed restaurant in Tampa airport

Derek Jeter once again is looking to expand his entrepreneurial brand following his retirement by reportedly making a foray into  joining the ranks of airport restauranteurs. The New York Yankees legend apparently has signed on with Concessions Tampa to open a 3,400 square foot restaurant inside the Tampa International Airport, reports the Tampa Bay Business Journal....Read More...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Players’ Tribune articles aren’t written by the players, which creates a host of issues

When Derek Jeter launched The Players’ Tribune in October, one of the key questions about the site was “are we truly going to get something unfiltered?” It was always apparent that at least some editing was involved, as you don’t hire a big name like Gary Hoenig (the former editorial director at ESPN Publishing) if you don’t have a role for him, but the degree to which...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: I Only Think About Hall Of Fame When Asked About Subject

This embed is invalid" /> David Ortiz’s focus is on continuing to produce at age 39 — not Cooperstown. Ortiz wrote in a recent essay for Derek Jeter’s website, The Players’ Tribune, that he’s unsure whether performance-enhancing drug suspicions will prevent him from someday entering the Hall of Fame. The Boston Red Sox slugger isn’t worried...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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Now that Alex Rodriguez is great again, you'll want to decorate your home with a thoughtful selection of his most valuable souvenirs. Here are some of eBay's best.  ALEX RODRIGUEZ CHANGING SHIRTLESS BEEFCAKE photo BUD SELIG SIGNED "ALEX RODRIGUEZ- NY POST COVER PHOTO" 8x10 DEREK JETER blasting a homer to right field, with A-Rod and Joe Girardi in dugout QUALITY GICLEE PRINT...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter’s next business venture

Derek Jeter: baseball legend, publisher, restaurateur? According the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Jeter wants to take his website concept further with the The Players’ Tribune Bar & Grill.The Journal says that the restaurant would be located inside the Tampa International Airport. He will be competing with other restaurants such as Chili’s and Bonefish Grill in a bid...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training Game #23: St. Louis Cardinals vs Detroit Tigers

Veteran sluggers Holliday and Cabrera. Game Time: 12:05 pm CDT @ Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, FloridaTelevision: NoneRadio: KMOX 1120Starting Pitching ProbablesLance Lynn (0-0, 9.00 ERA) vs Shane Greene (1-1 5.19 ERA)Cardinals LineupTBATigers LineupTBAPlayer FeatureThe Detroit TIgers acquired Shane Greene during the off-season in the three-way deal that sent Didi Gregorius...
Via Cardinals Farm
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 pick who said no to Astros, passed up millions blows out elbow

Brady Aiken, the hard-throwing lefty who didn't sign after being last year's No. 1 draft pick by the Houston Astros, announced Thursday he had Tommy John elbow surgery. The 18-year-old Aiken was pitching for the IMG Academy, a private training institute in Florida, to prepare for this year's draft after a contract dispute with the Astros left him unsigned. In an essay published Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter gone, A-Rod back and Yanks hope for postseason return

NEW YORK (AP) Derek Jeter is gone, the final remaining link to the New York Yankees' last dynasty. He left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries. Alex Rodriguez's return from a season-long drug suspension is the most interesting aspect of the Yankees...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Yankees Will Win the AL East

This might be the hardest team to predict in all of baseball. Luckily I won’t have to predict and all I will have to do is tell you why the New York Yankees will win the American League East. I know plenty of people, including Yankee fans, who are already writing this team off. “They’re too old, too many injuries, they can’t hit.” Well that may all be true from last year’s...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter's replacement already earning eye-popping praise from Yankee vets

  I walked into the Yankees’ spring complex with no preconceived notions about what I wanted to write. I walked out stunned by the team’s excitement over Derek Jeter’s replacement, shortstop Didi Gregorius. So, let’s take a day off from talking about Alex Rodriguez’s comeback, the Yankees’ MRI-in-waiting rotation, and the various other questions surrounding this club...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vinny Lecavalier selling his Tampa house next to Derek Jeter for $4.5M (PHOTO)

If you're a Tampa Bay Lightning fan and you're currently house-hunting, here's a deal for you: Vinny Lecavalier's Tampa-area estate went on the market Monday. And, as a bonus, you get to be Derek Jeter's neighbor. The retired Yankee great lives just three doors down in his monstrous St. Jetersburg manse. Lecavalier, who helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win a Stanley Cup...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Yankees will not win the AL East

I repeat.. The Yankees will not win the AL East in 2015.When looking forward to the upcoming season, the range of possibilities for this Yankees team seems endless. Could they finish in first and win the division? Sure. Could they fall apart at the seams and finish at the bottom of the division? Yes, that’s possible too. Heading into the 2015 campaign, all teams in the East have...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matsui teams up with Jeter at baseball charity in Japan

TOKYO (AP) Hideki Matsui went to bat for children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami and hit a home run. The 2009 World Series MVP teamed up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter on Saturday to raise funds for children from Japan's disaster-stricken Tohoku region. Jeter and Matsui conducted a youth baseball clinic then managed middle school teams in a three...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sumo wrestlers don't know Jeter; Nataliee Wolff is Fox-y

Derek Jeter is currently in Japan because he's going to play in a charity baseball game set up by former teammate, Hideki Matsui. Jeter (along with girlfriend, Hannah Davis) decided to experience some of the culture so he attended a Sumo Wrestling tournament. Jeter met several of the wrestlers, but some were not familiar with the Yankees shortstop.  "I didn't realize who it was...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis take in sumo match in Japan (photo)

Derek Jeter is living large in his retirement by enjoying a battle of wills, strength and balance between incredibly large men. With girlfriend Hannah Davis by his side, the retired New York Yankees icon took in a sumo match in Japan. And by the look on his face as one of the sizable sumo wrestlers...Read More The post Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis take in sumo match in Japan (photo...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter and Hideki Matsui in Japan for Charity

Former teammates Derek Jeter & Hideki Matsui are in Japan to play a charity baseball game to support survivors of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.Sunday, March 21st will start with a clinic put on by the two superstars followed by The Tomodachi Charity Baseball Game at the Tokyo Dome. Jeter & Matsui will each manage a team made up of student baseball players from the...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 MLB Team Previews: AL East edition

2015 MLB team previews for the AL East using our 3 Up and 3 Down formula which consists of the best and worst case scenarios for each team. Who is the most important player on each team, who needs to bounce back from a down 2014, who are potential breakout players and areas of concern for every team in the division. The 2014 season brought the Baltimore Orioles their first AL East...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Kentucky move the needle with high ratings for NCAA Tournament?

Ed Note: This post appears courtesy Ed Sherman and the National Sports Journalism Center. TV viewers love to see perfection in sports. It is why the ratings soared when Michael Jordan was flying to titles in Chicago. Fans tuned in to watch the Derek Jeter Yankees dominate baseball in the late ‘90s. Michael Phelps made NBC very happy at several Olympics. Back when Tiger Woods was...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter, Hideki Matsui teaming for charity game in Japan

  Derek Jeter is teaming up with former New York Yankee Hideki Matsui for a charity baseball game to support the survivors of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan -- and hinted Wednesday he may someday get back into baseball as a team owner. Participating in the game at Tokyo Dome on Sunday will be a group of student baseball players from the Tohoku region that was devastated...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter arrives in Japan for charity baseball game

TOKYO (AP) Derek Jeter is teaming up with former New York Yankee Hideki Matsui for a charity baseball game to support the survivors of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan - and hinted he may someday get back into baseball as a team owner. Participating in the game at Tokyo Dome on Sunday will be a group of student baseball players from the Tohoku region that was devastated...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Michael Jordan Smoking A Cigar While Golfing At Derek Jeter’s Golf Tournament

Michael Jordan recently participated in Derek Jeter’s charity golf tournament in Las Vegas. He hit the links in the most MJ-way possible – while smoking a cigar. Michael Jordan tees off at the Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational in Las Vegas. #DJCI A video posted by The Players' Tribune (@playerstribune) on Mar 13, 2015 at 11:00am Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

That Time Carrot Top Introduced Himself to Derek Jeter

I’m sure I’m not alone (or at least I hope I’m not) when I say I enjoy stuff like this, but I absolutely get a kick out random chance encounters documented via social media. Remember when, not that long ago, free agent pitcher Brian Wilson showed up on Twitter with Las Vegas legends (Sin City’s longest running headliners) Penn and Teller? Now there’s this. Just made a...
Via Hall of Very Good
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Should Make Jacoby Ellsbury Captain

With the retirement of Derek Jeter, there are questions abound surrounding the captaincy. Given their veteran laden team, the New York Yankees have lots of leadership in the clubhouse. In fact, the very next captain of the franchise may be in that locker room. Then again, he may not arrive in the Bronx until Jeter is finally enshrined in Cooperstown. If you’re asking me though...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Could be a Long Season for the New York Yankees

Third baseman Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees signs autographs for fans as he participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) For the first time since his major league debut in 1995, Derek Jeter will not be on the Yankees roster when they take the field this season...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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