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The New Normal

last yearSports : 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

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

Mariano Rivera honored before MNF

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants are still hoping to save their season, and they turned to Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader Monday night to help them. Mariano Rivera, the legendary closer of the New York Yankees...Show More Summary

Mariano Rivera honorary captain for Giants on Monday night

Mariano Rivera was an honorary captain for the Giants on Monday night and handled the kick return duties.

Being: Mariano is a phenomenal behind the scenes view at Rivera's final season

Earlier this week, we brought you the news of the Fox documentary Being: Mariano, which is premiering this Sunday on Fox (and re-airing Tuesday on Fox Sports 1). The documentary is quite frankly, a unique and unprecedented behind the...Show More Summary

Virtual Mariano Rivera's quest for a complete game: A surprisingly gripping account of one man's att

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Virtual Mariano Rivera's quest for a complete game: A surprisingly gripping account of one man's attempt to get Rivera through nine innings in MLB 13: The Show. [Broken Leagues] Read more...

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