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Derek Jeter may have tougher time coming back from ankle injury…

Derek Jeter may have tougher time coming back from ankle injury than he thinks as age begins to sink in for Yankees Captain

nydailynews.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Feb 17, 2013
The Yankees almost certainly need Jeter to play at, or close to, the level he did last season to have any real shot at being a championship-caliber ballclub. The effect of the ankle injury sure seems to make that less than likely.
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  • Hafner, Hard-Hitting North Dakotan, Joins Yankees

    Hafner, Hard-Hitting North Dakotan, Joins Yankees

    nytimes.com Feb 17, 2013
    It may be surprising to learn that Travis Hafner, the former Cleveland Indians slugger, is the greatest home run hitter born in North Dakota because another left-handed-hitting North Dakotan occupies a cherished place in Yankees lore.
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  • Clemens shrugs off Piazza's account of beanball

    Clemens shrugs off Piazza's account of beanball

    CNNSI.com Feb 17, 2013
    HOUSTON (AP) -- Roger Clemens shrugged off Mike Piazza's comments in his autobiography that he took karate lessons after he was beaned by the pitcher, just in case they had another confrontation.
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  • Video - Importance Of Jeter's Return 02:01

    Importance Of Jeter's Return

    Feb 17
    Buster Olney discusses Derek Jeter's return from injury and upcoming career milestones for the Yankees shortstop.

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  • Los Angeles Clippers, utah Jazz to talk Eric Bledsoe for Paul Millsap, sou…

    Feb 17
    There is a level of mutual interest between the Clippers and Utah Jazz in exploring a deal that would feature Eric Bledsoe as the headliner in a trade package for Jazz forward Paul Millsap, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.