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With constant Alex Rodriguez drama, Yankees need to put spotlig…

With constant Alex Rodriguez drama, Yankees need to put spotlight on comeback of Derek Jeter

nydailynews.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 31, 2013
If the Bombers were a prizefighter, they would most resemble Mike Tyson rolling around on the canvas after being hammered by Buster Douglas. Unlike Tyson, the Yankees have a savior to pick them up off the canvas: The organization has Derek Jeter to lead…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Cowboys Look For Improvement 02:55

    NFL32OT: Cowboys Look For Improvement

    Jan 31
    Episode 260: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss what changes the Cowboys should make in the offseason. Eric Mangini breaks down how the 49ers can defend against Joe Flacco. The NFL32 crew discuss who they would rather have Eli or Peyton.
  • Video - Osi Keeping Options Open 07:16

    Osi Keeping Options Open

    Jan 31
    Giants DE Osi Umenyiora joins "First Take" to discuss the disappointing end to New York's season, the NFC East, and his options as he hits free agency.
  • Video - LeBron James Rips Reggie Evans 05:44

    LeBron James Rips Reggie Evans

    Jan 31
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss LeBron James' reaction to Reggie Evans, who questioned the Heat's NBA title because it came in a lockout season.
  • Video - A-Rod Has No Plans To Retire 03:37

    A-Rod Has No Plans To Retire

    Jan 31
    Jerry Crasnick reacts to the report that Alex Rodriguez has no plans to retire and discusses New York's season outlook.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ers

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
  • Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie Newsome

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…