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Derek Jeter: My Captain For Life

Derek Jeter: My Captain For Life

By Ann Casano September 29, 2014

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 …

Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra Dies at 85 Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra Dies at 85

The wife of New York Yankees’ 88-year-old legendary catcher, Yogi Berra, has died. Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra passed away Thursday night at Crane’s Mill Assisted Living Facility in West Caldwell, N.J. Sources say that Carmen had dealt with complications from …

Joe Namath Called Jeter ‘an Angel’ 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 …

Derek Jeter Announces Reasons For Retirement 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 …

Derek Jeter’s Exit Will Be Tough on Yankee Fans Derek Jeter’s Exit Will Be Tough on Yankee Fans

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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 …

Derek Jeter Begins Spring Training Workouts 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 …

Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Over Lengthy Suspension Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Over Lengthy Suspension

Following an extended suspension, Alex Rodriguez has decided to fight back and has filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players’ union. He has been attacked throughout his career, and hated by a number of people for a …

Shin-Soo Choo Turns Down $140 Million From Yankees Shin-Soo Choo Turns Down $140 Million From Yankees

Off-season acquisitions have been the talk of Major League baseball since the Red Sox won the World Series, with the Yankees’s acquisition of Red Sox infielder Jacoby Ellsbury potentially being the most impressive and productive move so far. However, Shin-Soo …

Robinson Cano is Done Wearing Pinstripes Robinson Cano is Done Wearing Pinstripes

Robinson Cano will not retire a New York Yankee. The five-time All-Star has reportedly signed a 10-year, $240 million contract to play second base for the Seattle Mariners, according to ESPNdeportes.com. The contract also features a full no-trade clause. Wondering …

Jacoby Ellsbury Is New York Yankees Bound

Jacoby Ellsbury is moving on to the New York Yankees as he agreed to a seven year deal on Tuesday night. Ellsbury, who was part of the Boston Red Sox World Series winning team this past year and who had …

Derek Jeter Launches His Own Line Of Books 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 …

Alex Rodriguez Files Another Lawsuit
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Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees are not even in the post season and yet the third baseman remains a news headline. Out of the 13 players that were suspended this past season …

Cubs Fire Manager Dale Sveum After Two Awful Seasons

In not-surprising news at all, the Chicago Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum today. Sveum, who had little coaching experience (Sveum had previously served as the Red Sox third base coach in 2004-05 and as an interim manager of the Brewers …

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 …

Alex Rodriguez, 12 others suspended by MLB

While speaking at a press conference before tonight’s game Alex Rodriguez called the last seven months of his life a “nightmare”. Unfortunately for A-rod, he will not be waking up anytime soon. Major League Baseball handed down punishment today of …

Alex Rodriguez May Face Lifetime Ban

Major League Baseball’s battle with performance enhancing drugs has been widely documented, including here on WPN, but the latest string of players being persecuted for use is starting to show just how damage the fight can be to the sport. …

MLB Suspension Rumors: Braun, A-Rod In Deep Trouble
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Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers and Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees are facing major suspensions from the MLB over the use of performance enhancing drugs. The two players – along with 18 others – could be slapped …