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Yankees Head to Panama and a Reunion With Rivera

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A split-squad team will play two games against Miami, do some sightseeing and promote baseball in Mariano Rivera’s home country.

In Honor of Derek Jeter’s Retirement, SportsNation Gives Us the Jeter ‘Dating Diamond’ (Pic)

7 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

If you thought the hoopla surrounding the retirement of Mariano Rivera was insane, just wait. Now that Yankees great Derek Jeter has announced that 2014 will be his last season, we’re all in for an entire season of wistful Jeter-themed ceremonies, tributes, and retrospectives that will make the Sandman’s sendoff look like a pat on the back and a dead-fish […]

Where Derek Jeter Ranks Among the Best Players of His Generation

A year after Mariano Rivera called it a career for the New York Yankees, another legend is set to hang it up, as shortstop Derek Jeter announced on Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the 2014 MLB season. The 39-year-old announced...Show More Summary

Get Ready To Endure Bud Selig's Season-Long Victory Lap

8 months agoSports : Deadspin

Remember when Mariano Rivera turned the 2013 baseball season into a goodbye tour of sorts, and everyone loved it because Mo is one of the most universally admired baseball players in history? Well now you're going to hate it forever, because it set in motion the worst idea ever: a Bud Selig goodbye tour. Read more...

The New Normal

9 months agoSports : Grantland

Robinson Cano and Mariano Rivera are gone. Derek Jeter is old. It's time to accept that 2013 wasn't a fluke: The Yankees aren't good, and they aren't getting better.

What Will it Take for a Tennis Star to Win SI's Sportsman of the Year?

Soon after Sports Illustrated named Peyton Manning the 2013 Sportsman of the Year, debate began about worthy alternatives. Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz and New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera were among the names...Show More Summary

'Sports Illustrated' names Peyton Manning its Sportsman of the Year

'Sports Illustrated' announced Sunday that Peyton Manning is its Sportsman of the Year for 2013. He beat out Mariano Rivera and David Ortiz, among others, for the honor.

Batter up! Time Warner Cable and YES need new TV deal

Finding a closer to replace Mariano Rivera isn't the only headache the Yankees face this off-season. The team's YES Network, which carries most of its games, will soon need a new distribution deal with Time Warner Cable, the biggest pay-TV operator in the New York City area.

Mariano Rivera Talks Panama, A-Rod and More at Street Re-Naming Ceremony

Mariano Rivera continued to be showered with recognition this past week, as the corner of East 4th Street and Broadway was temporarily re-named "Mariano Rivera Way" on November 21. The event was sponsored by New Era Caps, as it was in honor of the limited edition cap they released on the same day. Show More Summary

Why Joe Nathan is the Perfect Mariano Rivera Heir for the Yankees

The New York Yankees' search to replace Mariano Rivera will next turn to former Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Yankees have interest in Nathan and will likely pursue him after...Show More Summary

Bears' injured CB Charles Tillman 'wants to go out like' Mariano Rivera

Bears CB Charles Tillman, 32, tore his right triceps in Sunday's loss to Detroit, but he said he's nowhere near done playing football. He'll only see action again this year if the Bears make the playoffs.

Base Set Calling trade received - getting younger

I received these four 2013 Topps Update Chrome cards from Brian at Base Set Calling - in exchange for 2013 Topps Update Chrome cards of Brian Wilson, Jake Peavy, Mariano Rivera and Oswaldo Arcia. It was a fairly straightforward trade...Show More Summary

Mariano Rivera and Francisco Liriano Named MLB's Comeback Players of the Year

Mariano Rivera and Francisco Liriano are 2013's Comeback Players of the Year for their respective leagues, MLB announced Monday night. It's the second time Liriano,30, has won the award, taking home the honor in 2010 with the Minnesota...Show More Summary

Derek Jeter Signs 1-Year, $12 Million Deal to Stay with Yankees

With veteran pitchers Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte retiring, there is no question that the New York Yankees are a team in transition. The presence of shortstop Derek Jeter is one thing that will remain unchanged in the 2014 season,...Show More Summary

New York Yankees Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

After missing the playoffs for only the second time since 1995, the New York Yankees and GM Brian Cashman head into the offseason with multiple problems to deal with. Mariano Rivera's retirement has left the team without a closer; as...Show More Summary

Why I Quit Major League Baseball

11 months agoNews : News Desk

After Mariano Rivera, unarguably the greatest closer in baseball history, announced in March that this season would be his last, a fanfare accompanied his arrival at every stadium—a season-long celebration of Rivera’s retirement. It would be correct to say that I also retired from baseball, but it seems pretentious and unmerited; I quit. Show More Summary

Is Koji Uehara the Red Sox's Version of Mariano Rivera?

Heading into the 2013 season, it would have been easy to identify the possible October successors to Mariano Rivera's thrown of dominance. From Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel to Cincinnati's Aroldis Chapman, the young, hard-throwers around baseball were in abundance. Seven months later, it's a 38-year-old Japanese reliever, not good enough (via D.J. Show More Summary

Winning the Commissioner's big trophy

Last week, Mariano Rivera capped his farewell season with a pretty sweet trophy, the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Ward. And let's all be honest about this, friends: the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award would more accurately...Show More Summary

Mariano Rivera Honored By Bud Selig Before World Series Game 2 at Fenway Park

Mariano Rivera may have suited up for the last time, but Major League Baseball continues to find ways to honor the greatest closer ever. Rivera was honored by MLB commissioner Bud Selig with the Historic Achievement Award prior to Game 2 of the World Series between the St. Show More Summary

Mariano Rivera Given Historic Achievement Award Before Game 2 of World Series

One man can transcend the rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, and that man is Mariano Rivera. The legendary Yankees closer received a wonderful reception when he received the Commissioner's Historic Achievement...Show More Summary

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