According to this report at ESPN, Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez aren't having sleepovers anymore. I'm not joking. They're literally not having sleepovers anymore.
"The reality is there's been a change in the relationship over 14 years and,
hopefully, we can just put it behind us," he went on. "You go from sleeping over
at somebody's house five days a week, and now you don't sleep over. It's just
not that big of a deal."
Jeter had left the clubhouse by the time reporters
were allowed back in. His agent, Casey Close, said later that Jeter didn't want
Most of the Yankees have long concluded the relationship between
their captain and Rodriguez is a non-issue.
"They're probably not as tight
as they used to be, but it's not a situation where they don't look at each other
and don't say, 'Hi.' They're teammates and they're still friends," Jason
Is anybody else a little creeped out about this? I understand the analogy, and I really hope it is just an analogy, but why couldn't A-Rod have said something like "you party with someone" or "you gamble with someone," or even " You play video games with someone." Why "sleepover?"
Even as a Red Sox fan I feel strange jumping all over this story. Ok, maybe not that strange.
Did they do eachothers hair? Call girls together? Talk about their problems?
Did they prank-call people too?
"Hey Jason? This is Victor Conte....no, no ... its not Alex, its Conte" as Jeter laughs hysterically in the background.