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Matt Harvey (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Attends Jeter’s Home Finale, Twitter Goes Bananas

Maybe it was the months of Jeter adulation, or the fact that Harvey grew up a Yankees fan. But the pitcher’s presence didn’t sit too well with some folks.

09/26/2014

Jordan Spieth of the United States tees off on the 6th during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at the Gleneagles Hotel on September 26, 2014 in Auchterarder, Scotland. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: American Rookies Spieth, Reed Shine In Early Fourballs Competition

Leave it to two Ryder Cup rookies, 21-year-old Jordan Spieth and 24-year-old Patrick Reed, to shine brightly in the very first competition of the Ryder Cup: the fourballs competition, which started Friday morning.

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter bats as a fan holds up a sign behind him during his last game at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Derek Jeter, First-Ballot Hall Of Famer? There’s No Argument

For the few who doubt Jeter deserves a place in baseball’s Olympus on a statistical basis, don’t use the stats. Use the eyes.

09/26/2014

Keith Olbermann (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) isn't Derek Jeter's biggest fan. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Keidel: You May Not Want To Admit It, But Olbermann Was Mostly Right About Jeter

If you can cut through all the hot air and histrionics, Olbermann has a point. Or two. He made some of the very points that some of us have made for years.

09/25/2014

Derek Jeter speaks after passing Lou Gehrig's all-time club record of 2,721 hits on September 11, 2009 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Favorite Derek Jeter Memories From My Years On The Beat

The highlight reel of Derek Jeter’s career is pretty obvious. And it will take you about 30 seconds to find it on your phone. My memories are the ones that aren’t on YouTube.

09/25/2014

Rashad Jennings #23 of the New York Giants celebrates a touchdown in the second quarter against the Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium on September 21, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Key Matchups To Watch In Giants-‘Skins, Plus A Prediction

Rashad Jennings carried the ball a career-high 34 times against the Texans, and it would be unrealistic to expect him to repeat that workload.

09/25/2014

Matt Kuchar of Team USA tees of the 16th, watched by teammate Jim Furyk during a practice session at the Gleneagles golf course in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 25, 2014. (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Ryder Cup Set To Start With Interesting Pairings

Leading off for the Americans will be two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson and his buddy, 2012 U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson.

09/25/2014

Derek Stepan (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Stepan Injury Forces Examination Of Rangers’ Questionable Center Depth

The injury further compounds the Blueshirts’ already questionable situation at center.

09/25/2014

A merch salesperson gets ready for Derek Jeter's final games in the Bronx on September 24, 2014. (Photo by Jared Max/CBSNewYork)

Max: A Happy ‘2’ Year For Jeter’s Farewell

While some these days may celebrate Rosh Hashanah saying “L’shanah tova,” in any language, universally, Yankees fans should wish each other a “Happy 2 Year!”

09/25/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets’ Low Standards Are Why Alderson, Collins Get To Keep Jobs

As far as Sandy Alderson returning goes, the media and the masses seem largely simpatico. But perhaps that speaks to the relaxed expectations we have for the Mets, where mediocrity is a victory. As long as they aren’t rancid, we see progress.

09/24/2014

The Rangers’ Derek Stepan, right, celebrates his first-period  goal against Pittsburgh along with Mats Zuccarello at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 6, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Take A Big Hit — Lose No. 1 Center Derek Stepan To Broken Leg

It likely won’t wreck their season, but it is a major cause for concern. Stepan will miss an undetermined amount of time, the Rangers announced.

09/24/2014

Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants celebrates his touchdown with a dance against the Houston Texans in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Giants Set To Embark On A Dangerous Journey

Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning clearly must have Thursday night’s game. Because once they get done with the Redskins, they face a series of challenges that have the potential to send them to another season of despair.

09/24/2014

Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak, left. (Photo: Daniel Friedman/WFAN.com)

Friedman: Islanders’ Optimism Spearheaded By Last Line Of Defense

From the moment he first skated onto the Nassau Coliseum ice, Jaroslav Halak changed the atmosphere at Islanders training camp.

09/24/2014

Derek Jeter with David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia during the 2008 All-Star Game at the old Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Derek Jeter Stories, As Told From The Opposite Dugout

When Jeter announced he would retire at the end of the season, I began asking those around the game for their favorite stories. Here is what they told me.

09/24/2014