MLB network correspondent Heidi Watney caught up with NY Yankee great Derek Jeter for “Extra” at Yankee Stadium.
Derek explained his decision to retire. “I’ve been doing it for 20 years, that’s a long time to be doing this job… I love playing, I love competing, but I just felt as though the time was right. I am looking forward to doing some other things in my life and everyone says 'You're retiring?' like it’s the end of the world, but hopefully, I still have a lot of years left to live, so I’m going to enjoy myself when this is over.”
There have been a few developments in the love lives of sports stars.
First, New York Yankee Derek Jeter and Sports Illustrated model Hannah Davis have called it quits after less than a year of dating.
Yankees star Derek Jeter made a phone call to Victoria Soto’s family on Wednesday, reaching out to offer his condolences.
Full Story at NY Post.
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Minka was busy trying to "patch things up" with her flame of three years, Yankee hunk Derek Jeter. After a short split, Kelly reconciled with Jeter in December.
Five months after calling it quits, NY Yankee slugger Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly were spotted together in Paris over the holiday weekend, sparking rumors the two are back together.
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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and actress Minka Kelly have called it a game after dating for three years.
According to People, a rep confirmed the two have gone their separate ways, saying, "They care about each other and it was amicable. They're still friends."
In commemoration of his 3,000th career hit, MLB All-Star Derek Jeter, the first New York Yankee to achieve this tremendous milestone, has teamed with MLB Digital to create an online pop-up store: jeter3000store.com.
The site features a wide variety of official DJ3K memorabilia for all Yankee fans to enjoy. One of the top merchandise sellers in baseball history, Derek Jeter has partnered with more than 10 MLB licensees to create the line of DJ3K products, including Brand Jordan, Steiner, Forever Collectibles and more.
In celebration of this amazing accomplishment, HBO will premiere "Derek Jeter 3K," an exclusive documentary, tonight, Thursday, July 28 at 9:00 PM
A five-time World Series champion, Jeter, along with MLB, MLBPA and the Yankees, launched the "Road to 3K" campaign with an exclusive silicone bracelet that benefited his Turn 2 Foundation. Since its launch in 1996, the Turn 2 Foundation has awarded more than $12 million in grants to create and support signature programs and activities that motivate young people to turn away from drugs and alcohol and "turn 2" healthy lifestyles.