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  1. Brees on Jeter: He did it with class

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- One all-time great took time out to appreciate another this week when New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was asked for his thoughts on New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter as he heads into retirement. "Unbelievable. He's ...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  2. Cowboys' Jason Witten, Dez Bryant inspired by Derek Jeter's dedic...

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten and wide receiver Dez Bryant have only cursory ties to Derek Jeter, but will be paying attention to the New York Yankees shortstop's final few days in the game. Jeter is scheduled to make his f...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  3. Eli Manning of New York Giants says New York Yankees' Derek Jeter...

    Dan Graziano

    When Eli Manning became the quarterback of the New York Giants back in 2004, one of the people to whom he looked for an example of how to carry himself was a baseball player -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  4. 'Shortstop' Brees comfortable with Lelito

    Mike Triplett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Tim Lelito's first NFL snap as a center was one he'd like to forget. The New Orleans Saints' second-year backup came in to replace injured starter Jonathan Goodwin during the third quarter of Sunday's 20-9 victory over the Minnesota...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  5. Johnny Manziel drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday -- the 837th player taken.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  6. Banks, Dent back Illinois gay marriage bill

    ESPNChicago.com

    Two Hall of Fame athletes signed a letter supporting a gay marriage bill on its way to the Illinois House. Former Chicago Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks and former Chicago Bears defensive end Richard Dent, along with former Bears Hunter Hillenmeyer an...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  7. Richard Dent, Ernie Banks support Illinois gay marriage bill

    Two Hall of Fame athletes signed a letter supporting a gay marriage bill on its way to the Illinois House.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  8. Eli Manning gets some acting advice

    Dan Graziano

    During Super Bowl week, I wrote this story about the relationship between New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Specifically, it was about the ways in which Jeter's example as a low-key star New York athl...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  9. Eli Manning's baseball role model

    Dan Graziano

    INDIANAPOLIS -- During his rookie season, while he was in the midst of losing his first six games as the New York Giants' starting quarterback, Eli Manning got an unexpected phone call. It was from Derek Jeter, the star shortstop of the New York Yank...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  10. First and ten questions

    First Take staff

    Every day we'll have First Take's questions from the First and Ten segment featuring Skip Bayless.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  11. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees voted greatest New York athlete i...

    The results are in: Derek Jeter is the single greatest New York athlete of all time, according to a new Siena College Research Institute Sports Poll released Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  12. Bob Sheppard remembered by New York Yankees and New York Giants p...

    Legendary PA announcer Bob Sheppard remembered by New York Yankees and New York Giants players, officials, media.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2010
  13. Not much changes regarding O-Cab's value

    Eric Karabell

    The Minnesota Twins haven't been getting very much from their shortstop position since, hmm ... since they traded Jason Bartlett to the Tampa Bay Rays before last season. How's Delmon Young workin' out, anyway? But that's a separa...

    Blog | July 31, 2009
  14. Tennessee Titans' Steve McNair nearly chose baseball and the Seat...

    Amy K. Nelson

    But for a hard choice made by a young Mississippi shortstop and his family 18 years ago, Steve McNair might have played baseball for the Seattle Mariners rather than football in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  15. Furcal can be top-five shortstop again

    Eric Karabell

    So after a very messy set of negotiations where it appeared he might be headed back to Atlanta, Rafael Furcal appears to be returning to the Dodgers after all. And thus opens up a very interesting debate over his fantasy value heading into 2009. ...

    Blog | December 18, 2008
  16. Enjoying one-game eligibility perks

    Eric Karabell

    Kirby Puckett played second base four times in his career, and three other times he appeared at shortstop. Roger Cedeno, when he was stealing bases and was actually valuable, once moved to second base late in a 1999 game for the Mets' Bobby Vale...

    Blog | February 05, 2008