Schmeelk: All Yankees Fans Cheering A-Rod's Pursuit Of 3,000 Hits Are PhoniesI get that people love a redemption story. Man screws up, apologizes, reforms himself, and does well. But that's not what A-Rod's story is.
Ward: Yankees' Derek Jeter Playing Like It's 1999Is it 1999? Did Derek Jeter bathe in the fountain of youth in the offseason? He sure is playing like it. Actually, he’s playing better. Since Jeter collected his 3,000th hit, he has hit like a player in his prime, not in his decline.
Hartnett: Derek Jeter Rises To The Occasion Like No Other, Providing An Instant Yankees’ ClassicThere is a fire deep inside Derek Jeter that allows him to do the unimaginable time after time. His destiny was forged at a young age, to be a Yankee and represent the pinstripes, his fans and family with pride.