|_______________||1 || Linebacker Harrison re-joins Steelers |
Pittsburgh (AFP) - James Harrison, who was arrested in 2008 on domestic assault charges, has re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the National Football League team announced Tuesday.
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|_______________||2 || Best and worst sporting goodbyes |
(Reuters) - Athletes have built careers on dazzling fans with their talents, but despite their success, many are remembered for their last image before walking away from the game they loved. With New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter set to retire following the 2014 Major League Baseball season, Reuters looks back at some of the great and not-so-great sporting goodbyes. ...
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|_______________||3 || Factbox : New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter |
|(Reuters) - Longtime New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who is retiring at the end of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, plays his final regular season home game on Thursday. ...|
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|_______________||4 || Reactions to the career of Derek Jeter |
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reaction to the impending retirement of New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who will play his last regular season home game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday: Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig: "In the 21-plus years in which I have served as commissioner, Major League Baseball has had no finer ambassador than Derek Jeter." - - Hall of Famer Joe Torre, Jeter's first manager with the Yankees: "It's an intangible that you can really feel -- there's something special about him, what he adds. Somebody asked me one word to describe him and I said 'trustworthy'... ...|
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|_______________||5 || Jeter appears poised for further riches in golden years |
|By Steve Keating (Reuters) - When Derek Jeter brings the curtain down on a wondrous 20-year career following Major League Baseball's 2014 season, the New York Yankees captain will certainly not be walking off into the sunset. For a player that has eclipsed over $265 million in career earnings while playing for MLB's most storied franchise, Jeter could grow even richer. A bright future bursting with intriguing possibilities awaits the man New Yorkers know simply as "The Captain," who some marketing experts believe will remain the face of baseball even in retirement. ...|
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|_______________||6 || Jeter, beloved as symbol of what is good in the game |
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation. Jeter will play his last regular season home game in the Bronx on Thursday in what is sure to be an emotional night for a player about to take his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats alongside Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle. ...
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