Derek Jeter Rumors
Just imagine, Bulls owner/chairman Jerry Reinsdorf and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan sitting at a hotel smoking cigars and reminiscing about their historic time together in Chicago. Well, it happened just last week at Major League Baseball owners’ meeting in Orlando where Reinsdorf and Jordan stayed at the same hotel. “I would say we are friends,” Reinsdorf, 83, told USA TODAY Sports. “I don’t see him that often. I enjoy being with him. Just saw Michael the other night. We were staying at the same hotel. Me and Michael and (Miami Marlins owner Derek) Jeter were talking about the good ol’ days. We (Jordan and Reinsdorf) sat out there for a couple of hours just smoking cigars and talking about those days.”
Derek Jeter: ll I ever needed to know about Kobe Bryant was this: that throughout our friendship, the most meaningful conversations we had — they were always about family. Put aside one of the all-time great basketball careers for a second. Put aside his famous work ethic, the Mamba mentality, that incredible will to win. I’ll let everyone else tackle that. But when I think of Kobe, I really just end up thinking about those special few personal conversations that we were lucky enough to share together, each time one of us had a new baby daughter. I end up thinking about how, here was this guy who was beyond gifted as an athlete, who was obsessed with being a champion, who was known as an absolute assassin with a ball in his hands. And in the moments I got to spend with him? He didn’t really talk about any of that. He cared much more about being a husband to Vanessa and a dad to his girls. He loved his family — he was his family. That’s what was important.
David Aldridge: Per source, @John Wall will see Dr. Robert Anderson, the foot specialist who is currently associate team physician for the Packers. Anderson has operated on several stars across multiple sports over the years, including @Stephen Curry, @Kevin Durant, @Cam Newton and Derek Jeter.
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The NBA champion Golden State Warriors are losing one of their top executives. Chief Marketing Officer Chip Bowers is joining baseball’s Miami Marlins as president of business operations, reporting to part-owner and Chief Executive Officer Derek Jeter, according to people familiar with the personnel move. The people requested anonymity because the move hasn’t been announced. It is Jeter’s second executive hire since taking the reins in September. Earlier this year he also added David Oxfeld from Jeter’s longtime agency, Excel Sports Management, where he worked on client sales and business development.
A person familiar with the situation says NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has a small stake in Derek Jeter’s investment group that reached an agreement to buy the Miami Marlins. The person confirmed Jordan’s role to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the parties involved have not commented.