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  1. Jeter's secret? His confidence

    Buster Olney

    I covered the Yankees for the New York Times at the time Derek Jeter was invited to host "Saturday Night Live," and I can remember thinking that he would be pretty awful in that role. Jeter's instinct when speaking into cameras or microphones had...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  2. Top 10 storylines to watch in 2014

    Buster Olney

    Tim Kurkjian had it right last spring when he said the hardest thing to predict in 2013 was who was going to finish fifth in the AL East. Many folks thought it would be the Boston Red Sox, and instead, they won the World Series with a group of invest...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  3. Season of truth for Hal Steinbrenner

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman did what good teammates should always do when speaking with reporters about Derek Jeter's status for the start of the season, noting the best-case scenario and Jeter's past heali...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  4. We will learn a lot about New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner...

    Buster Olney

    We will learn a lot about New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner this year, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  5. Why time is gaining on Derek Jeter

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Don't tell Derek Jeter this, but time is gaining on him. He has heeded Satchel Paige's advice and refrained from looking back, and last summer he all but thumbed his nose at age. He fought off inside fastballs and rolled out...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  6. Time is gaining on New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that time is gaining on Derek Jeter. How long can he continue to hold up at shortstop for the New York Yankees? Plus, an assortment of news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2013
  7. MLB: For Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees, it's the end of th...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes of the Derek Jeter deal, which may be the end of the innocence for him and the Yankees. Plus: The state of the market pre-Orlando, including the Orioles and Blue Jays as potential buyers.

    Blog | Conversation | December 05, 2010
  8. MLB: After Cliff Lee signs, it'll be free-for-all; this is how it...

    Buster Olney

    In Troy Tulowitzki, the Colorado Rockies saw a player who could be their Derek Jeter or Cal Ripken, which is precisely what the shortstop wanted. Plus, Buster's advice to Jeter, and a walk around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  9. MLB: In Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado saw a player who could be their...

    Buster Olney

    In Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado saw a player who could be their Derek Jeter or Cal Ripken, which is precisely what the shortstop wanted. Plus, Buster's advice to Jeter, and a walk around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  10. New York Yankees driving Derek Jeter talks by not offering arbitr...

    Buster Olney

    The Yankees have put out what most in the market would consider a fair and even generous offer for Derek Jeter, a player who regressed last year. And by not offering arbitration, they are driving the talks, writes Buster.

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2010
  11. Why the Houston Astros have hope for the future

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney explains why the Houston Astros have hope for the future.

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2010
  12. MLB: With Derek Jeter, the pay is about more than pure performanc...

    Buster Olney

    Derek Jeter's performance this season isn't something you wouldn't expect from a 36-year-old shortstop. But we know Jeter isn't just any shortstop. Because new contracts are based on assumed future performance, Jeter's contract could be an issue.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  13. MLB -- It may be that a leader is emerging for the Tampa Bay Rays...

    Buster Olney

    The way Evan Longoria handled a recent case in the kangaroo court that is the everyday MLB clubhouse brings to mind the way Derek Jeter once did the same for the Yankees. It could also be a good sign for a Rays team with a leadership void.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2010
  14. MLB -- Buster Olney: Ask a number of smart baseball people and, o...

    Buster Olney

    Derek Jeter's legacy is clear; his next position isn't. When you ask a variety of baseball front-office people, scouts and other experts, the answers range from left field to first base to shortstop to center. But here's another idea for his next stop.

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2010
  15. Buster Olney Blog -- MLB -- Few have paid dividends for a fan's i...

    Buster Olney

    So constant has been Derek Jeter's almost steady play and classic composure that we perhaps forget it's been the fans who have gained the most, writes Buster Olney. Like the contract he keeps with his parents, Jeter has forged one with those who watch.

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2009
  16. Buster Olney: Jim Rice owes Derek Jeter an apology

    Buster Olney

    On a Saturday afternoon a few weeks ago, I happened across a YES Network broadcast of Yankee Ron Guidry's 18-strikeout game against the California Angels in 1978, and a few things jumped out at me, as if somebody had set off some cherry bombs in the ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2009