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Derek Jeter Golfs With President Obama…Who Won?

Former Yankee shortstop and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter traded swings with President Obama last Saturday in Las Vegas. The dynamic duo played 18 holes at Shadow Creek, an exclusive golf course in the desert built by Steve Wynn and Tom Fazio. Obama and Jeter were joined by Las Vegas Sun newspaper owner Brian Greenspun and businessman/Democratic donor Stephen …

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Danica Patrick Opens Up About Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Relationship On Derek Jeter’s New Players’ Tribune

Super-star athletes are turning into editors, and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick just joined their ranks. Patrick wrote an editorial about her love life titled “Relationship Status: Normal-ish” for the Players’ Tribune. At the bottom, the piece read “Danica Patrick / Senior Editor”. “Look, if it’s crazy to want to go to sleep next to the person who ran your car …

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Derek Jeter: My Captain For Life

Today is the first day in twenty years that Derek Jeter is not a Yankee. A lot has been said and written over the past week about Derek Jeter. By now, everyone knows that Jeter is a winner who gave 100% of his effort every single time he stepped onto a baseball field. Jeter is sixth on the all-time hit …

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Joe Namath Called Jeter ‘an Angel’

Joe Namath and Derek Jeter, two iconic figures in New York sports history, met on Monday at the Yankees’ Grapefruit League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. Namath, wearing a Yankees uniform with his old No. 12 on the jersey, sat in the dugout with the Yankees captain during batting practice of the team’s spring training game against …

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Derek Jeter Announces Reasons For Retirement

Derek Jeter has watched the players he came up with through the Yankee farm system retire one by one. First, Bernie Williams, then his best friend Jorge Posada and finally both Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte last year. The Captain has played more games in a Yankee uniform, 2602, and has more hits, 3,316, than any other Bronx Bomber. He …

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Derek Jeter’s Exit Will Be Tough on Yankee Fans

They came up together, in a farm system bounty for the ages: Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte. Together, they won four World Series Rings. Then Pettitte left for his hometown Houston Astros in 2004 and Williams retired in 2006. It was the end of an era. But the story wasn’t over, a new chapter …

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Derek Jeter Announces Retirement On Facebook

Derek Jeter announced via Facebook today that he will only be playing one more season of baseball before he retires and moves on to the next chapter. Jeter made the announcement in a lengthy letter addressed to his fans and supporters, saying he actually came to the decision months ago but wanted to wait until he was absolutely sure before …

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Derek Jeter Begins Spring Training Workouts

Yankees star Derek Jeter hit the field this week for his first baseball workout of 2014. The short stop is attempting a comeback after his season ended early last year due to an ankle injury. The team captain could only play 17 games last season because of a broken ankle from two years ago. The 40-year-old fractured the joint during …

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Derek Jeter Launches His Own Line Of Books

Well it is certainly not often that we hear about an athlete doing something like this, but in an odd move, Derek Jeter has turned to literature. The all-star baseball player revealed that he would be launching his own line of books today. Jeter has inked a deal with the publishing company Simon and Schuster, and will launch his own …

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Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium

In a sport that has been marred in recent years by steroids investigations and doping scandals, there are still some shining lights. However, perhaps the brightest star in baseball had his black dwarf moment Thursday night. After coming into the game during the 8th inning, with 2 on and 1 out, Mariano Rivera quickly mowed through the next 4 batters. …

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Derek Jeter Could Be Doping, According To Bayless

Derek Jeter has shown quite an improvement in his game recently, so obviously he must be jacked up on something. That’s the gist of what Skip Bayless said on Wednesday, when he suddenly decided to ruminate on the fact that Jeter was considered “washed up” not that long ago and is now showing more promise at the age of 38 …

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