Derek Jeter linked to Al Jazeera doping report, sort of

null Baseball Peyton Manning was most prominent in headlines when Al Jazeera released a documentary about doping in pro sports, but now Derek Jeter has found his name dragged into the scandal in a small, tenuous way.The New York Times reported that the Yankee legend's’s former Florida-based trainer, Jason Riley, founded the supplement company Elementz Nutrition with pharmacist Charlie Sly, the man who said (and since recanted) he sent HGH to Ashley Manning. Sly even used Riley’s home address when he applied for a pharmacist license in Florida. A 2010 story on said Jeter told Riley in 2007 he wanted to play 10 more seaso

ns — he was 33 at the time. He played only seven more seasons but was named to six All-Star teams and led the league with 216 hits in 2012 at the age of 38.MORE: 10 bold predictions for in 2016 And Riley was credited with Jeter’s longevity. The same story said Riley “dumped the Captain into a hot tub time machine” and turned him back into a 25-year-old shortstop.Riley also worked with Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman, who were mentioned in the Al Jazeera report. Both have since taken legal action against Al Jazeera for defamation.And according to The Times, Elementz Nutrition voluntarily dissolved and closed its doors last week though the company continued to post on social media this week.