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Off-duty cop may be in foul territory over Jeter autographs

CHICAGO IL - MAY 22:  Derek Jeter #2 New York Yankees signs autographs for fans before game against Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 22: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees signs autographs for fans before a game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on May 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 477583561

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Sneed has learned that a Chicago cop is in dugout doo-doo for allegedly soliciting autographs on sports memorabilia — which he claimed was for a police charity fundraiser — from New York Yankees star Derek Jeter during the Chicago White Sox-Yankees battle at U.S. Cellular Field in May.

Sneed is told the Yankees organization has filed a complaint with the Chicago Police Department about a 9th District Chicago cop who served as extra security at the Cell during the four-game series, claiming the officer broke the rules by soliciting Jeter’s autograph. Sources are questioning the authenticity of it being done for a police charity.


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