Derek Jeter

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) and Michael Pineda (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Season Preview: Jeter’s Gone, A-Rod’s Back And Yanks Hope To Return To Postseason

Jeter left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries.

03/27/2015

Michael Cuddyer #23 of the New York Mets poses for a portrait on February 28, 2015 at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kevin Long: Michael Cuddyer Reminds Me Of Derek Jeter

Long is entering his first season with the Amazin’s, and one player in particular reminds him of the future Hall of Famer. No, not David Wright. Try newcomer Michael Cuddyer.

03/20/2015

Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter takes in a sumo wrestling bout at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in Osaka, Japan on March 19, 2015. (Photo by Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images)

Sumo Stars On Meeting Derek Jeter: Who? The Catcher?

We know Derek Jeter as the legendary former captain of the Yankees. But to a pair of sumo wrestlers, he’s just another face in the crowd.

03/20/2015

Former New York Yankees teammates Derek Jeter (L) and Hideki Matsui pose during a photo session after a press conference in Tokyo on March 18, 2015. Jeter and Matsui are hosting the Tomodachi Charity Baseball Game in support of children affected by the 2011 tsunami. (Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Arrives In Japan For Charity Ballgame With Matsui

Participating in the game at Tokyo Dome on Sunday will be a group of students from the Tohoku region that was devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

03/18/2015

Derek Jeter shakes hands with Yankees GM Brian Cashman in 2010 (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

No More Captains? Yankees GM Thinks Honor Should End With Jeter

Brian Cashman can’t see anybody else with a ‘C’ on their jersey. But it’s not up to him.

03/06/2015

The Yankees’ Mariano Rivera waves to the crowd after leaving the game against the Rays in the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 26, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rivera Should Be At The Top Of All Lists When Pondering Gotham’s Greats

The laconic, iconic closer set 35 MLB records — including the most saves — and is more responsible for the Yankees’ five World Series titles since 1996 than anyone.

03/03/2015

Fan Jeffrey Maier snags the ball at Yankee Stadium on Oct. 9, 1996.  (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Jeffrey Maier’s Famous Glove Sells For $22K At Auction

Maier was a 12-year-old fan in the right-field stands on Oct. 9, 1996, when he reached over the outfield fence at Yankee Stadium and got his glove on Derek Jeter’s eighth-inning drive.

02/23/2015

Fan Jeffrey Maier snags the ball at Yankee Stadium on Oct. 9, 1996.  (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Jeffrey Maier’s Glove From 1996 ALCS Opener In Bronx Will Be Auctioned

The glove Jeffrey Maier used to catch Derek Jeter’s tying home run against Baltimore in the eighth inning of the 1996 AL Championship Series opener at the original Yankee Stadium will be auctioned.

02/17/2015

Derek Jeter (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Misses Michigan Hall Induction Due To Plane Problems

Derek Jeter will have to wait another year to be inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame after air travel problems kept him from leaving New Jersey.

02/13/2015

Hannah Davis attends Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015 at Raleigh Hotel on July 19, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images)

Hannah Davis, Girlfriend Of Derek Jeter, On Cover Of SI Swimsuit Issue

The issue will launch online on Monday, and the print edition will hit newsstands on Tuesday.

02/05/2015

Derek Jeter at Fenway Park on September 27, 2014 (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Report: Derek Jeter Explored Purchasing Bills During Final MLB Season

It’s no secret that Yankees icon Derek Jeter aspires to own a major league team someday. But maybe the future Hall of Famer would settle for an NFL franchise.

02/04/2015

Retired Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter appears on Topps' Sy Berger set (credit: Topps)

Schwartz: Topps Honors Jeter, Berger In 2015 Baseball Card Sets

One man was responsible for bringing joy to generations of kids and collectors. The other was responsible for bringing joy to Yankees fans of all ages for 20 years.

02/03/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

Derek Jeter hits a game-winning single in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

WATCH: 10 Memorable NY/NJ Sports Moments From 2014

Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.

12/31/2014

Fans hold a sign in support of Derek Jeter prior to the last game of the season against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Top 14 Sports Stories Of 2014

Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.

12/31/2014

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