Derek Jeter has been trying to buy the Miami Marlins from their gross owner Jeffrey Loria for a few months, but things have not been going well for him lately. His good friend Jeb Bush dropped out of a joint pursuit with Jeets three weeks ago, and he reportedly spoke to MLB officials today and told them that he…
Folks, our worst fears have seem to have come true: Jeb and Jeets have reportedly gone their separate ways, bringing an end to their joint pursuit of the Miami Marlins.
It’s been less than a month since Bloomberg reported that Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter had won the bidding war for the Miami Marlins, and since then their reported grip on the team has only gotten looser.
Whenever I tell a New York Yankees fan that my new book, The Captain Class, is a profile of the greatest team leaders in sports history, they inevitably say some variation of the same thing.
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The New York Yankees will retire former shortstop Derek Jeter’s number on May 14, finally making him a True Yankee. MLB has built up to this ceremony by introducing the Jeet 16, a bracket of Jeter’s finest moments.
Alex Rodriguez turned down an opportunity to bid against old teammate Derek Jeter for the Miami Marlins, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez sat down with CNBC’s Bob Pisani at a charity event on Tuesday to talk about their good works and show people how much they care, but Pisani wanted to get to the good stuff—namely, the state of the once-contentious relationship between the former players, A-Rod dating J-Lo, and Jeter…
There has been a near-constant swirl of rumors about Miami Marlins owner Jeff Loria’s desire to sell the team, and the names of a few potential buyers have been floated. Two of those names, Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush, are now apparently combining forces and looking to buy the team together.
The University of Michigan continues to expose its football players to the most aggressively uninteresting personalities in sports. First there was Michael Jordan serving as the team’s honorary captain for the season opener against Hawaii at the Big House; two weeks ago, Tom Brady returned from exile to soak up some…
Players’ Tribune founding editor Derek Jeter married Hannah Davis today, according to People. Here’s a roundup of relevant coverage from Deadspin:
While the paper doesn’t seem eager to draw attention to it, New York Times columnist Michael Powell has a scoop today: Derek Jeter is connected, at a degree of remove, to what recent Al Jazeera reporting presents as a doping ring that allegedly provided Peyton Manning, James Harrison, and Ryan Howard, among others,…
The fun and beauty of Derek Jeter gossip isn’t in its truthfulness—it’s that it can go so far while still remaining plausible, which says more about the Jeter mythos than an accurate rumor ever could. Jeter’s engaged now, but he took a minute to finally address one of the more famous rumors from his single days.
Big news in sports journalism today. Biiiiiig news. Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has accepted the position of Deputy Publisher at The Players’ Tribune, the outlet that cuts out media middlemen and lets pro athletes tell their agents’ brand messaging content directly to fans with no filters.
Way, way, way back in 2007, we covered a Craigslist posting by a gentleman seeking a co-writer for a tell-all about his time as a Yankees clubhouse worker, the abuse he endured, and the many scandalous Bronx Bombers episodes he witnessed. It is now 2015, and Abused By The New York Yankees is finally out—and its claims…
The Yankees’ pinstriped hard-on for Troy Tulowitzki was an open secret. Every season was supposed to be the one that the shortstop was finally traded to usurp Derek Jeter in New York. Also as well-known was the strained relationship between Jeter and GM Brian Cashman, though no one would talk about what turned things…
Deadspin readers have overwhelmingly demanded to know what it would look like if various major leaguers had pitcher Aaron Harang’s distinctive eyes. In the interest of service to you, the reader, we present various major leaguers with Aaron Harang’s distinctive eyes.
On the radio today, Yankees GM Brian Cashman declared that if it were up to him, the Yankees would never name another captain after Derek Jeter, who was "so perfect" in the role but retired or died or something.
The Players' Tribune—the number one sports website for boring, ghostwritten first person accounts from athletes—is having (or perhaps more accurately, had) Darnell Dockett tweet from their Twitter account today: