| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Yankees fans bid an emotional farewell to "the Captain" on Thursday and Derek Jeter responded with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth in his last home game.
The retiring 20-year veteran was serenaded throughout...
| Sep 24, 2014
A look at Derek Jeter's career on the big stage in the Bronx:
1992 – On June 1, the Yankees select Derek Jeter, high school shortstop from Kalamazoo, Mich., with the sixth pick in the draft. "Derek Jeter was the best athlete available when we...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Because the Yankees are in town, and shortstop Derek Jeter is retiring at season’s end, Orioles manager Buck Showalter fielded questions about Jeter to start his daily media briefing.
Showalter was Jeter’s first manager in New York. And...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:57 PM
NEW YORK – Derek Jeter's final game in Yankees pinstripes will be rainy, but the latest forecasts indicate it will be played on or close to schedule. As Yankee Stadium crews began to prep the field for the game at 3 p.m., forecasters were saying the...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:21 AM
When it comes time to arrange the 2025 New York Yankees' old-timers' game, make sure you keep Mariano Rivera and Robinson Cano on opposite sides of the locker room.
In his book "The Closer," Rivera, the legendary closer who retired after last season,...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:39 PM
NORFOLK — Mark Montgomery’s rise from obscure Division I baseball recruit to major-league pitching prospect was, for a time, as meteoric as it was unexpected.
Montgomery pitched for Bruton High, but with a fastball that peaked at 86 mph as...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:36 AM
No sport engenders more discussion than baseball as to who, historically, is best at what. So it's a feat among feats that Mariano Rivera is regarded as baseball's all-time greatest closer by pretty much everyone who has ever pondered, for five seconds,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Derek Jeter is worth three times Mariano Rivera to New York Yankees fans.
Tickets for the Jeter’s Yankee Stadium regular-season finale Sept. 25 and tribute Sept. 7 are selling for triple what Rivera’s did last year, according to secondary...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:20 AM
When you're a legendary athlete, you get a legendary send-off.
Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Tiger Woods and several other luminaries across sports and entertainment give a literal tip of the cap to New York Yankees great Derek Jeter in a video...
| Jul 17, 2014
With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...