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  • Girardi, Yanks adjusting to life without Jeter

    As the Yankees went through their drills Thursday, Joe Girardi wandered around the lip of the outfield grass, exchanging pleasantries with the infielders. When he reached the shortstop position, he had to remember why Derek Jeter was absent.

  • Jeter won't be at Yankees' opener

    The captain won't be tossing this year's ceremonial first pitch. Derek Jeter plans to be far away from the Bronx when the Yankees begin the regular season against the Blue Jays on April 6. "I think actually I'll be out of the country," Jeter told SiriusXM on Saturday, when asked where he'd be for the Yanks' opener.

  • Team ownership remains ambition for Jeter

    Former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who has said in the past that he'd someday like to own a baseball team, reiterated that sentiment this weekend when he told Bloomberg TV that "baseball is what I know" and also that it's unlikely he'd foray into ownership outside of baseball.

  • Jeter's swan song one for the ages

    The iconic image from Derek Jeter's last game in the Bronx was snapped as the winning run crossed home plate. Rounding first base on a sharp single to right field, Jeter gleefully leapt in the air and fired both fists high above his head -- one final moment of triumph in pinstripes in a career that was defined by it.

  • In '14, Yanks saw picture-perfect end of era

    Before we turn the calendar ahead to the new year, this is a good time to take a look back at the top five Yankees storylines of 2014 -- what went right, what went wrong, and what might be around the corner.

  • NYC children receive holiday treat from Jeter

    Derek Jeter treated 485 children to a screening of the movie "Annie" and then surprised them with holiday gift bags Monday night at an Upper West Side theater in Manhattan. Included in the bags was a refrigerator magnet that listed "Derek Jeter's 10 Life Lessons for Achieving Your Dreams."

  • Jeter's final Stadium moment earns GIBBYs

    No one who was in the Bronx on the evening of Sept. 25 will ever forget Derek Jeter's final Yankee Stadium at-bat, and the captain's farewell moment in pinstripes has been fittingly recognized in the 2014 Greatest In Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Award voting.

  • Jeter moments get seven GIBBY nominations

    Derek Jeter's final tour, Masahiro Tanaka's stellar arrival and Dellin Betances' breakout campaign are among the memorable Yankees moments of this past season that have been selected to be nominated for's Greatest in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards.

  • Boss Jeter? 'I would love to own a team'

    Derek Jeter lashed a game-winning single to say goodbye to Yankee Stadium, then waved his batting helmet to acknowledge career hit No. 3,465 three days later at Fenway Park, descending the dugout steps and entering his post-baseball life. It was an eventful week for the former Yankees captain, who is wasting no time getting started on the next chapters.

  • Jeter fittingly goes out a winner in final game

    In one of several thoughtful moments over the past several days, Derek Jeter reflected on his storied career and noted that though he shared the field with many athletes who possessed more talent, he believes that no one ever gave more of an effort. With that in mind, Jeter's season-long goodbye ended in fitting fashion on Sunday afternoon, running hard down the first-base line to notch the 3,465th hit of his career. He signaled for a pinch-runner and waved his batting helmet as he left the field, exiting a game that the Yankees went on to win, 9-5.

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