For a few days last week -- sometime between the arrivals of the overexaggerated news of a possible end to NFL lockout and the over-inspirational win by the U.S. women's soccer team against Brazil in the World Cup -- Derek Jeter found space.
Hit No. 3,000. A home run. In Yankee Stadium. On a day he went 5-for-5. On a day when the Yankees won because his last hit, a single, gave them the go-ahead and eventual winning run.