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Jeb Bush, Derek Jeter Buying Baseball Team: Report

Their group has reportedly won auction for Miami Marlins with $1.3B bid

(Newser) - If multiple reports are to be believed, Jeb Bush will finally be following in his brother's footsteps—as the owner of a professional baseball team. The presidential also-ran is said to be part of a group—along with former New York Yankee Derek Jeter—that will be purchasing the... More »

Derek Jeter Gets Hitched

Yankee great is 42, model Hannah Davis is 26

(Newser) - One of New York City's most high-profile bachelors is single no more. Yankee great Derek Jeter wed girlfriend Hannah Davis in a relatively low-key ceremony over the weekend, reports People . Jeter, 42, and the 26-year-old model began dating about three years ago, and he proposed in October. They wed... More »

Jeter's Last At-Bat at Yankee Stadium Is One for the Ages

He has game-winning hit in bottom of 9th

(Newser) - Sports writers are waxing poetic today in describing Derek Jeter's final game in Yankee Stadium last night. Why? He drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth with a base hit, to the delirium of Yankees fans; the team beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5. Jeter's... More »

Was Jeter's Big All-Star Moment Tainted?

Adam Wainwright says he gave him 'a couple of pipe shots'

(Newser) - Last night was Derek Jeter's last All Star Game, and it went beautifully, as the Yankee captain went 2-for-2 with a double. There was just one problem: That double might have been a gimme. After he left the game, Adam Wainwright said that he wasn't exactly gunning for... More »

Derek Jeter: I'm Done After This Season

Yankees star says he's retiring after 2014

(Newser) - Derek Jeter announced on Facebook today that he's going to play one more season and call it quits. "And the thing is, I could not be more sure," he writes. "I know it in my heart. The 2014 season will be my last year playing professional... More »

Jeter, Minka Kelly Back Together

It's a happy new year for Yankee, actress

(Newser) - The new year got off to a happy start for Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly, who were spotted together in Paris yesterday after ending their three-year relationship in August . The New York Yankee and the onetime Sexiest Woman Alive looked quite romantic in pictures snagged by the New York Post... More »

Barbara Walters Unveils Year's 'Most Fascinating'

And, yes, it includes Kardashians

(Newser) - We could have picked a few other choice adjectives for the Kardashians, but for Barbara Walters, they're some of the most fascinating people of the year. Joining them for Walters' The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 special: Modern Family stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet (aka Mitch... More »

Derek Jeter, Minka Kelly Split

But they're still friends, says a source

(Newser) - It’s not a good week for celebrity relationships: After three years together, New York Yankee Derek Jeter and actress Minka Kelly are splitting up. “The split was amicable,” sources tell Just Jared . “But they remain friends. They still really care for each other.” Kelly’s... More »

Aging Yankees on Pace for Best Day-Game Record

Older teams seem to do better in early games

(Newser) - Maybe they can't concentrate when they're missing Wheel Of Fortune. The Yankees have the second-oldest lineup in baseball, and it may be the reason the team is on pace to have the best day-game record in history. They boast an .829 winning percentage under the sun, but a... More »

Guy Who Returned Jeter's Ball Showered With Goodies

Gets own baseball card, World Series ring

(Newser) - Looks like nice guys can finish first. The Yankees fan who caught then returned Derek Jeter’s 3,000th-hit ball won't walk away empty handed: Christian Lopez has scored a $50,000 "donation," a 2009 World Series ring, and his own Topps baseball card. Better still, if... More »

Yankees Fan Returns Jeter's Milestone Ball

Christian Lopez gives up potentially big payday

(Newser) - It's no great shock that Derek Jeter got his 3,000th hit today, but this part of the story is a nice surprise: The fan who got the home-run ball gave it back, no questions asked. "I'm not going to be the one to take this away... More »

Jeter Homers for Hit 3,000

Yankees slugger makes history in style

(Newser) - It couldn't have been scripted better: With 2,999 hits under his belt, Derek Jeter homered to left in front of the hometown fans today. Jeter becomes the first player to reach the 3,000-hit mark with the New York Yankees, notes the New York Post . The hit came... More »

Yankees Ticket Prices Soar as Jeter Nears 3,000 Hits

You'll need about $165 to get into a game this weekend

(Newser) - It would probably be fine with Yankees brass if Derek Jeter takes all season to reach 3,000 hits. Ticket sales and prices on the secondary market have skyrocketed in anticipation of the shortstop reaching the milestone, which he should do any day now. Tickets that fetched $80 last week... More »

Jeter's 3,000th Hit Will Turn Dirt to Gold—Seriously

Memorabilia companies following his every step with a shovel and bucket

(Newser) - Everything Derek Jeter touches—and steps on—is turning to gold. The Yankees captain is poised to knock his 3,000th career hit in the coming weeks, and the memorabilia industry is prepping to cash in on commemorative merchandise from T-shirts and hats to authentic dirt from the stadium where... More »

Derek Jeter, Yankees Agree to Deal

It's a guaranteed 3 years for up to $51 million total

(Newser) - After lots of posturing , it's the result pretty much everybody expected: Derek Jeter will remain with the Yankees. He and the club agreed to a three-year deal that will pay him up to $51 million total, reports the Daily News . The deal also includes some kind of option for a... More »

Yankees Tell Jeter to Look Elsewhere

With talks at an impasse, they think he should test the market

(Newser) - Could the New York Yankees really part ways with Derek Jeter? It's certainly looking that way. The club hasn't budged from the three-year, $45 million they've offered the star shortstop, and Brian Cashman told ESPN that he’s “encouraged him to test the market and see if there’s... More »

NY Yankee Derek Jeter—Cheater or Oscar Nominee?

Mr. Sportsmanship fools the umps

(Newser) - He's a shoe-in for baseball's Hall of Fame, he's this years' reigning Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, and his Yankees are battling to stay atop the American League East standings. On Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, Derek Jeter admittedly feigned an injury from a pitch that ricocheted... More »

Jeter, Kelly Wedding Set?

NY Post says Yankee and actress girlfriend set to wed Nov. 5

(Newser) - The New York Post has been saying since August that Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly are engaged—but now the Post is so sure they're getting hitched, it’s even giving a date. The New York Yankee and his actress fiancee will walk down the aisle at a ritzy Long... More »

Derek Jeter 'Secretly Engaged'

Actress denies report, but what else is new?

(Newser) - Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly “are secretly engaged,” a source tells the New York Post, and telling friends to "save the date" for a fall ceremony. “The wedding is being planned and will take place after baseball season is over.” Kelly’s rep denies the... More »

A-Rod's Top Foot-in-Mouth Moments

Meet baseball's future home run, and dumb statement king

(Newser) - He has 553 career home runs, and almost as many embarrassing verbal blunders. The New York Daily News counts down its favorite Alex Rodriguez foot-in-mouth moments, Among them:             
  • “I knew we weren’t taking Tic-Tacs.” Other
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