Yours truly, on 42-year-old Yankees great Mariano Rivera’s tragic, fluke, season-ending knee injury:
Time’s effects, even against Rivera — the most graceful and
elegant ballplayer I’ve ever seen, the closest thing in sports to
an ageless wonder — are ignominious. The Yankees often win, but
in the end, time always wins — the one opponent against which
even the Yankees will forever be underdogs.
Mariano Rivera, Major League Baseball’s all-time saves leader, injured his knee while shagging fly balls tonight before the Bronx Bombers game against the. Although the injury looked serious as I watched the replay on television, th... Read Post
That's according to numerous reports out of Kansas City, where the Yankees closer slipped on the warning track as he was shagging fly balls before tonight's game against the Royals. According to CBSSports.com, the 42-year-old Rivera... Read Post