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Alex Rodriguez’s interest in buying Marlins is chance to one-up Derek Jeter

Could Derek Jeter’s loss in Miami turn into Alex Rodriguez’s gain?  According to folks close to Rodriguez, the slugger, broadcaster, entrepreneur and Minnesota Timberwolves part-owner would be interested in buying his hometown Miami Marlins, if the financially-strapped team does become available.  No one around current owner Bruce Sherman admits he’s considering selling now, but steep losses have many calling to inquire. Sherman is believed to enjoy ownership but he and partners are said to be quite displeased with a balance sheet showing them hemorrhaging money since purchasing the team from Jeffrey Loria for $1.2 billion five years ago. This is giving...
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Ex-Yankees star Alex Rodriguez wants to replace Derek Jeter in Marlins ownership, report says

Former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez wants to buy an MLB franchise. The New York Post’s Jon Heyman reports that “According to folks close to Rodriguez, the slugger, broadcaster, entrepreneur and Minnesota Timberwolves part-owner would be interested in buying his hometown Miami Marlins, if the financially-strapped team does become available. ... One person close to A-Rod said his interest would ‘depend on price.’”
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Paige Spiranac dishes on golfing round with Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter has a fan in Paige Spiranac. On Tuesday’s episode of her “Playing A Round” podcast, the 29-year-old recapped her recent experience at the Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational, where she was paired with the Yankees legend, 47, and could not stop singing his praises. “He is...
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David Cone: Darryl Strawberry mentored Derek Jeter on ‘what not to do’

Derek Jeter had an unlikely mentor in Darryl Strawberry. David Cone, a teammate of theirs during the Yankees dynasty who also played with Strawberry on the fabled 1986 Mets, spoke to The Post about the ESPN booth and missing Paul O’Neill, George Steinbrenner going on a Shea Stadium clubhouse-rearranging rampage during the Subway Series and the lessons that former Mets partiers imparted on the young Yankees. “It was definitely different in the 80s,” Cone said of the era in which the Mets imbibed copious amounts of drugs and alcohol, caroused well into the morning and generally treated the Big Apple as the...
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11 Best Athlete Cameos, From Keith Hernandez on 'Seinfeld' to Derek Jeter in 'The Other Guys'

Plenty of sports celebrities have made appearances in film and television. For sports fans, it’s refreshing to see another side of someone who is primarily known for their athletic abilities. Sometimes the athletes prove to be formidable actors, sometimes they just look uncomfortable in front of the camera. Either way, most of the time, just the athlete’s existence in the movie or show is enough to get fans excited. Remember Keith Hernandez and his continuing plotlines on Seinfeld? Brett Favre in There's Something About Mary? Here are those and many more memorable athlete on-screen cameos.
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Bill Burr roasts Derek Jeter during guest spot on Red Sox broadcast

Comedian Bill Burr did a guest spot in the NESN booth on Tuesday during the Red Sox’s game against the Blue Jays, so naturally, Derek Jeter became a target. The Massachusetts native broke out his impression of Jeter – saying it was the only one in his act – jack-knifing out of the way when he saw a fastball down the middle of the plate. “Like six times out of 10 he’d get a ball,” Burr said. “Granted, he was one of the greatest who ever did it.” Bill Burr can make baseball watchable pic.twitter.com/t2esCSaZiK— Dman (@LifeofaDman) April 20, 2022https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Burr is a known...
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