Derek Jeter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derek Jeter: My 'ultimate goal' is to own an MLB team

    The Score "For two decades, he was the Captain. Now he wants to be the boss. Derek Jeter, the New York Yankees icon whose storied, 20-year career came to a ceremonious end back in 2014, said Wednesday his "ultimate goal" is to own a Major League Baseball team. "In my mind, this is the greatest sport in..." May 26

  • Didi Gregorius on succeeding Jeter: ‘It’s never in the past’

    New York Post "Just because Didi Gregorius is entering his second year as the Yankees’ shortstop doesn’t mean he is looking forward to the talk of being Derek Jeter’s replacement dying out. “It’s going to come up anyway, it’s never in the past,’’ Gregorius said Tuesday following a workout at the Yankees’..." February 24

  • How Yankees' best young shortstop since Derek Jeter is improving

    Newark Star-Ledger " ranked Yankees star youngster Jorge Mateo No. 30 on its top 100 prospects list heading into the 2016 season. The website also said Mateo has the best speed in the minors. With the effort the 20-year-old shortstop is putting into this offseason, he might shoot to near the top of the..." February 03

  • Hannah Davis denies the Derek Jeter 'gift basket' rumor

    New York Daily News "Does Derek Jeter really love Hannah Davis? First, the former New York Yankees captain split a dinner tab with his future wife in Italy over the summer. Now, Davis says that she never received a “gift basket” — the ones that women have allegedly been sent home with after spending a night with..." January 28

  • MLB says no proof Derek Jeter's ex-trainer has done wrong

    Newark Star-Ledger "Derek Jeter's ex-trainer, Jason Riley, has been connected to the pharmacist who said he knew several prominent athletes who received human growth hormone. But Major League Baseball hasn't found any evidence that Riley has done anything wrong, according to a report from the New York Post's Ken..." January 07

  • Derek Jeter's trainer linked to pharmacist who allegedly supplied Manning with HGH

    New York Daily News "While many of his Yankee teammates, including Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Jason Giambi and Alex Rodriguez, were linked to performance-enhancing drugs, Derek Jeter always remained above the steroid fray. But Jeter’s play-by-the-rules reputation may take a hit after The New York Times linked..." January 06

  • New York Times Not Quiiiite Ready To Tie Derek Jeter To A Doping Ring

    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..." January 05

  • Derek Jeter denies 'gift basket' rumors on Joe Buck's new show

    CBS Sports "Fox's top play-by-play MLB broadcaster Joe Buck has a new show called "Undeniable" that debuted on its home, the Audience Network, on Wednesday night with Yankees icon Derek Jeter as the guest. In October, he spoke at length about it to our own Dave Brown. Buck didn't shy away from broaching..." November 19

  • 50 Cent Has Beef With Derek Jeter Because of a Botched Underwear Endorsement Deal

    New York Daily News "A dispute over underwear between Derek Jeter and 50 Cent has turned the rapper into a Mets fan. Jeter angered the Queens-born MC after backing out of a deal to promote a line of swanky skivvies because he feared 50 Cent would make the brand too “urban,” according to reports. Jeter is being..." November 19

  • Report: Derek Jeter engaged to Hannah Davis

    New York Daily News "Derek Jeter’s days as a player are over in more ways than one, according to sources close to super model Hannah Davis. Jeter and Davis are finally ready to tie the knot after three years together, and if The Captain hasn't yet set a date, that'll be the next step. "She already has the ring,"..." October 28

  • Ex-Yankees Employee Says Jeter and Posada Were Gay Lovers

    Black Sports Online "According to Deadspin, since 2007 Paul Priore has tried to release this tell-all book about the Yankees. He was fired from the team in 1997. He claims he was fired because he was HIV positive. Totally off topic, it good to see the treatment for that disease has come so far that 18 years later..." September 08

  • Obama calls out Derek Jeter for hustling him at golf

    New York Post "Derek Jeter has been called out by President Obama. While speaking at a fundraiser Monday at the home of Las Vegas Sun owner Brian Greenspun, Obama told a story about the former Yankees shortstop and Greenspun hustling him on a Vegas golf course. Via Politico: “He and Derek Jeter stole..." August 25

  • Matt Harvey filling Derek Jeter's void by establishing own brand in NYC

    Sporting News "Mets ace Matt Harvey smiles as he tells me the best part about his new endorsement deal with AXE Hair. He gets bragging rights over fellow Mets pitchers Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard, despite their flowing locks. “Obviously, keeping up with deGrom and Syndergaard, I had to find a way to..." August 20

  • Yankees told Jeter they prefered Tulo during 2010 talks

    New York Post "In the tail end of Derek Jeter’s storied career, general manager Brian Cashman told the Yankees shortstop he would prefer Troy Tulowitzki. In a Sports Illustrated profile of Cashman, the Yankees general manager revisits the testy contract negotiations with Jeter in 2010. Jeter asks Cashman whom..." August 19

  • ‘I don’t miss it at all': Jeter

    New York Post "Think Derek Jeter misses his baseball career? Guess again. Jeter surfaced Wednesday night, being interviewed by his own The Players Tribune on SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio, and answered that question emphatically. “The question I always got was, ‘Do you miss it?’ and I always say, ‘Wait until..." April 16

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

    Fox Sports "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’..." March 26

  • Derek Jeter’s departure paves way for Ellbury-Gardner combo

    New York Post "Much has been made of Didi Gregorius replacing Derek Jeter at short. But who is going to follow Jeter in the No. 2 spot in the Yankees’ batting order? Joe Girardi may have tipped his hand Tuesday when he used Jacoby Ellsbury in the leadoff spot and Brett Gardner hit second against the Phillies..." March 04

  • Yankees' new shortstop stays in Derek Jeter's shadow

    USA Today "In the back of the New York Yankees spring training clubhouse, there's a large open area where reporters have routinely gathered these past few days. It's the point of easiest access to the locker with a No. 13 jersey hanging on the rod. Down that same row of lockers, some 40 feet away, another..." March 01

  • Derek Jeter reached on-deck circle while examining Bills purchase, sources say

    Buffalo News "You almost can hear late Yankee Stadium public-address announcer Bob Sheppard proclaiming the man's arrival every Sunday in Orchard Park. Now owning the Buffalo Bills ... the former shortstop ... No. 2 ... Derek Jeter. And there, from the Ralph Wilson Stadium owner's box, the beloved New..." February 04

  • Yankees’ cold-blooded A-Rod approach was missing with Jeter

    New York Post "The organization that talks more about winning-or-bust than any other — maybe more than all the others combined — last year prioritized Derek Jeter’s farewell tour over victories. Let us count the ways: Hal Steinbrenner ordered his re-signing — and at decent money — though Jeter was coming..." December 24

  • No baseball teams available for Jeter to buy

    Page Six "Derek Jeter isn’t having any luck when it comes to buying his own baseball team. “There are no teams available,” says Fox Business Network’s Charlie Gasparino. “Jeter is telling people he is modeling his post-baseball career after Michael Jordan’s,” a reference to the NBA great’s purchase of..." December 20

  • Derek Jeter buys lake house in tony upstate enclave

    Page Six "Retired Yankee Derek Jeter has bought a lake house four hours outside the city in the tony upstate (and hard-to-pronounce) enclave of Skaneateles, sources tell Page Six. “Everyone in the community is buzzing about it,” a local told us. “It happened a couple of months ago.” But “everyone has..." December 19

  • Derek Jeter -- Game-Used Dirt For Sale

    TMZ "Derek Jeter fans can literally buy the DIRT he walked on -- because a sports memorabilia company is selling a collage of "dirt capsules" obtained from the 30 ballparks where #2 racked up his 3,465 hits. We spoke to Brandon Steiner from Steiner Sports who tells us ... his people went from..." November 06

  • Jeter does Twitter Q&A; is apparently afraid of cats?

    SI "Derek Jeter took to Twitter Wednesday to promote The Player's Tribune, the new website Jeter will be heavily involved in editing lending his name to. Jeter held a brief Q&A on the site's Twitter page. Jeter's site promise to "present the unfiltered voices of professional athletes" but his..." October 02

  • Derek Jeter starts 'The Players' Tribune,' a site for athletes to share first-person stories

    Newark Star-Ledger "Just three days after waving goodbye to baseball, retired Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter announced he was starting a new venture: The Players' Tribune. The site, he said in a long letter written on the front page, will give athletes the opportunity to connect with fans "with no filter," giving..." October 01

  • Derek Jeter hits walk-off single in final Yankee Stadium game

    Yahoo! Sports "Of course it ended like this. This is Derek Jeter we're talking about, he's always lived a charmed baseball life. And in a moment that seemed so perfect, Jeter stepped to the plate in the bottom of the ninth in a tie game, with a runner on second base and lined a base hit into right field...." September 26

  • Derek Jeter done with shortstop, will only DH in Boston

    Hardball Talk "You wouldn’t blame Derek Jeter if he decided to end his career after tonight’s heroics, but he will play this weekend as the Yankees wrap up their season with a three-game series against the Red Sox in Boston. However, his days of playing shortstop are officially over. According to Chad..." September 26

  • Stage set for Jeter's farewell to home fans "Of all the accomplishments -- statistical and otherwise -- that Derek Jeter has accumulated throughout his career, perhaps the most remarkable is that of his 2,744 regular-season games, the Yankees have been eliminated from postseason contention for only one. On Sept. 26, 2008, Jeter went 0-for-2..." September 25

  • Louisville Slugger retires P72 bat model in honor of Derek Jeter

    CBS Sports "The Yankees were officially eliminated from postseason contention on Wednesday afternoon, meaning there are only four games left in Derek Jeter's career. He will play his final home game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. On Wednesday, Louisville Slugger announced they will retire their P72..." September 25

  • As Yankees playoff chances dwindled, Joe Girardi never second-guessed batting Derek Jeter second

    New York Daily News "Joe Girardi immediately began carrying a heavy burden the moment Derek Jeter announced on his Facebook page in February that he was retiring at the end of the 2014 season. There was no avoiding the daily scrutiny about how Girardi would manage an outgoing future Hall of Famer coming off a serious..." September 25

  • Jeter may owe $16,000 in taxes on farewell gifts

    Chicago Tribune "It’ll take Derek Jeter two innings of work to pay taxes that may be due on gifts the retiring New York Yankees’ captain received during his farewell tour. Jeter, who was paid $12 million this season and more than $265 million in his career, will owe about $16,000 in state and federal taxes on..." September 24

  • Captain retail: Jeter tops all-time jersey sales

    ESPN New York "Derek Jeter's No. 2 Yankees jersey is the best-selling baseball jersey of all time. So say officials at Majestic Athletic, which has made official batting practice jerseys since 1982 and authentic jerseys for all teams beginning in 2005. "Derek just resonates with all demographics, all..." September 24

  • Derek Jeter’s Game Used Sock Going for $409

    Black Sports Online "With the historic career of Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter finally coming to an end, baseball fans everywhere are paying top dollar to get their hands on any piece of Jeter memorabilia that they can. Steiner Sports is selling Derek Jeter worn game socks for a whopping $409.99 on their website" September 23

  • Derek Jeter denies giving gift baskets to women

    Fox Sports "Derek Jeter has finally addressed one of the more outlandish rumors about his off-field behavior. In December 2011, the New York Post ran a gossip item that claimed the Yankees shortstop gives gift basket filled with autographed memorabilia to women who spend the night. In a new cover story..." September 23

  • Derek Jeter Opens the Door

    New York Magazine "It’s a steamy Saturday morning, and Jeter is standing in the first-floor dining room of the brick 1830s West Village townhouse he’s renting. “Come on in,” he says. He’s wearing a gray, maize, and blue University of Michigan T-shirt in anticipation of his beloved Wolverines’ football game tonight..." September 22

  • Derek Jeter’s farewell tour is getting awkward

    New York Post "Maybe there is a time to deliver this message, but this wasn’t it. Derek Jeter had just been hit on the hand in the eighth inning of what would become another frustrating setback, this time 6-1, the fifth loss in six games on this road trip to Palookaville. Steve Geltz was already getting the..." September 17

  • Rays honor retiring Yankees SS Derek Jeter with farewell gifts

    Fox Sports Florida "For you, Captain. It was the Tampa Bay Rays' turn on Tuesday to present New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter with farewell gifts in his final stop at Tropicana Field. The Rays and Yankees close their three-game series Wednesday, and on this night, Tampa Bay honored the New York star before he..." September 16

  • The indisputable selfishness of Derek Jeter

    SB Nation "Derek Jeter is often portrayed as the perfect team player, but the inevitably poor production of his age-40 season is putting the Yankees in a bind from which only he can free it. The reason so many people get annoyed with Derek Jeter, or more specifically, what we talk about when we talk about..." September 02

  • Keeping Jeter in No. 2 spot is sentimental … and very risky

    New York Post "They just kept coming and coming and coming, a one-inning charge reminiscent of their 1998 ancestors. The first nine Yankees came to bat in the third inning Wednesday night at Comerica Park, and all nine recorded a hit, all off longtime nemesis David Price. The next two batters added sacrifice..." August 28

  • Historic Jeter hit changed to an error

    ESPN New York "It turns out you can rewrite history. Derek Jeter's hit that tied Honus Wagner on the all-time hit list has been changed to an error by MLB executive vice president Joe Torre. In the grand scheme of things it doesn't really matter because Jeter has had six hits since then, putting him at..." August 20

  • Strip club offers Jeter free lifetime pass

    Huffington Post "Who needs retirement gifts like a rocking chair and gold watch? Nothing says congratulations on a brilliant baseball career quite like freebies at a... strip club? An all-nude joint in New York City is offering Derek Jeter and the rest of the Yankees organization free lap dances Sept. 7, the..." July 23

  • Jeter becomes Yanks' all-time doubles leader

    ESPN New York "Derek Jeter moved ahead of Lou Gehrig and into first place on the New York Yankees all-time doubles list with a two-bagger into the left-field corner in the ninth inning of tonight's Yankees-Texas Rangers game." July 23

  • Pete Rose: ‘Never thought Jeter had a chance’ to break my record

    New York Post "Pete Rose knew Derek Jeter turns 40 on Thursday, which matches everything I’ve heard about baseball’s exiled Hit King. Even at 73, with the 25th anniversary of his lifetime suspension from Major League Baseball arriving in August, the non-Hall of Famer possesses the sharpest eye, the finest..." June 26

  • Happy 40th Birthday, Derek Jeter!

    Hardball Talk "Today is Derek Jeter‘s 40th birthday. I have not done a ton of research into the matter, but based on the columns and tributes I’ve seen coming out of New York, I’m pretty sure it’s safe to say that Jeter is the first Major League Baseball player in history to turn 40-years-old. That’s a pretty..." June 26

  • Jeter’s two hits, Ellsbury’s clutch RBI single propel Yankees

    New York Post "Jacoby Ellsbury was the latest to preach to the masses that the Yankees are better than what they have shown at the plate. “We have very good hitters, it’s just a matter of time we really square some up,’’ Ellsbury said after his eighth-inning single scored Derek Jeter from second and carried..." June 11

  • Derek Jeter serious about becoming owner in life after Yankees

    New York Daily News "He is known as The Captain now, but after he hangs up his cleats following the 2014 season, could Derek Jeter become The Boss, Part Deux? “I’d probably be a little bit more behind the scenes than The Boss,” Jeter said Sunday, referring to late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “But I learned a..." June 03

  • Jeter raps 4 hits to back Tanaka in Yankees win

    New York Post "The old and the new combined to turn the White Sox blue Sunday. Derek Jeter, the retiring captain and longest tenured Yankee who was honored by the White Sox before the game, and Masahiro Tanaka, the rookie pitching sensation, carried the Yankees to a dominating, 7-1, win before a sold-out crowd..." May 26

  • Jeter: I will never manage

    ESPN "Derek Jeter wants to do a lot of things post-career but being in a dugout every night is not one of them. "I will not manage," Jeter said. The subject came up at U.S. Cellular Field, because Robin Ventura, Jeter's former teammate, is in the home dugout managing. Jeter thinks he, like..." May 24

  • Jeter may sit out Sunday for Solarte

    New York Post "When Derek Jeter was in the lineup at shortstop Saturday, Joe Girardi was asked if it was safe to assume Jeter wouldn’t be at short Sunday night. “I wouldn’t assume anything, we will see,’’ Girardi said. “We are facing a lefty [Saturday]. The times I have given him the day game [off] after a..." April 27

  • Jeter taking extra days off in stride

    New York Post "Derek Jeter still is trying to get accustomed to the Yankees treating him cautiously, as they did by sitting him out Saturday and Sunday with a tight right quadriceps. Jeter returned Wednesday night for the second game of a doubleheader against the Cubs and went 1-for-5, playing all nine..." April 17