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Yankees' Derek Jeter Named No. 11 on List of World's 50 Greatest Leaders

Last year Mariano Rivera was showered with gifts during his farewell season. It seems the goodwill has already started for the Yankees' departing star shortstop Derek Jeter, who was just granted the title of 11th-best leader on the planet. CNN...Show More Summary

Happy End to Celebratory Trip

last yearSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees, in Panama for two exhibition games in honor of Mariano Rivera, bounced back to beat the Marlins, 7-0, after they were no-hit in a 5-0 loss Saturday.

Sabathia Pitches 5 Hitless Innings, Yankees Win

last yearSports / Baseball : Bats

CC Sabathia pitched five hitless innings Sunday and the New York Yankees bounced back after getting no-hit a day earlier to beat the Miami Marlins 7-0 in Mariano Rivera's home country.

Predicting How Derek Jeter's Farewell Tour Will Compare to Mariano Rivera's

With a pair of exhibition games against the Miami Marlins in Panama City, the New York Yankees ensured that the first act of Derek Jeter's farewell tour paid respect to Mariano Rivera, Jeter's longtime teammate who embarked on a memorable...Show More Summary

Rivera Honored Before Marlins No-Hit Yankees 5-0

last yearSports / Baseball : Bats

It turns out the Miami Marlins had their own way of honoring Mariano Rivera in his home country.

Rivera Brings Career Full Circle With One Pitch

last yearSports / Baseball : Bats

Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees returned to Panama for the first time in 67 years on Saturday, offering one final goodbye to Mariano Rivera and bringing the career of the game's greatest closer full circle.

Yankees Visit Mariano Rivera's Home Country

last yearSports / Baseball : Bats

The New York Yankees prepared Friday for a pair of exhibition games against the Miami Marlins in the home country of Mariano Rivera, the retired career saves leader.

Will the Yankees' Bullpen Crumble in 2014 Without Mariano Rivera?

When the New York Yankees take the field in Panama for an exhibition series in Mariano Rivera's native country, the shadow of their former closer will hang over a bullpen that's expected to replace him during the 2014 MLB season. AsShow More Summary

Yankees Head to Panama and a Reunion With Rivera

last yearSports / 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)

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

last yearSports : 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

2 years 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

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