Father Jack Radano is a lifelong Yankees fan. He spent many years laboring at the Vatican and is presently a professor at nearby Seton Hall University. I asked him to give his thoughts on Derek Jeter’s last year.
Here are four sports stories you may have missed this week.
There’s a “buzz” that baseball’s most famous bachelor will be off the market for good by Monday, according to TMZ.com.
Jeter says The Players Tribune will fill a void in the communication process, noting it will let players go into more detail than the 140-character limit on Twitter.
Were you feeling good last Sunday afternoon, perhaps indefinably so? I was. And here’s why…
Thursday’s radio program started in a flash, talking about the difference between being the Yankees’ shortstop and a business man promoting a website.
Derek Jeter promised an unfiltered look into the lives of athletes in launching The Players’ Tribune. And then he came through in the clutch.
The Players Tribune is being billed as a digital company that will offer unique access to top athletes in every sport without having to deal with reporters to do it.
If A-Rod starts launching baseballs out of Yankee Stadium, he will be cheered just as loudly as Jeter was on his best days.
In a world where most athletes try to make the game about themselves and try to draw attention to themselves, it was Jeter who deflected attention and only wanted to do one thing: help his team win.
Boomer was impressed by the $28 pile of turkey, bacon, yellow American, lettuce and tomato. But the former NFL MVP wasn’t sure he’d be up to the challenge of chowing it down.
The Yankees begin life without Derek Jeter this week, facing a future full of holes in an offense already among the American League’s worst.
“To say Iran doesn’t practice terrorism, is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the New York Yankees,” Netanyahu said.
We can drown you in stats, but Derek Jeter’s career lay in moments and memories. Like the blue tarp of a summer sky for his final game, and all the Yankees fans who ambled through the Fenway stands, unmolested.
Fans in pinstripes milled unharassed inside Fenway Park — a scene unimaginable a decade ago — mixing with Bostonians showing their esteem for a player who relished the rivalry as much as they do.