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Mariano Rivera

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  • 2013 TV upfronts: Football dominates ESPN's presentation

    NEW YORK -- At the ESPN upfronts Tuesday morning it seemed like football is becoming almost as popular as football. After a brief sales pep talk from an executive, the Disney-owned sports network opened at the Best Buy Theater by reminding media...
  • Talking Orioles with Birds Watcher's Amanda Redman

    Talking Orioles with Birds Watcher's Amanda Redman
    The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
  • Mariano Rivera apologizes to Houston Astros fans for not pitching

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry." Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
  • After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?

    After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?
    To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium. The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game

    Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game
    While Chris Davis crushed his way through an Orioles record earlier Friday night with his 31st home run of the season, closer Jim Johnson achieved his own milestone about 90 minutes later in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees. When Johnson...
  • Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East

    Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East
    NEW YORK – Remember the New York Yankees? That shell of a franchise that was left for dead after being swept last weekend at Camden Yards, the mega-salaried club that simply couldn't overcome injuries and old age? Well, after beating the Orioles,...
  • Adam Jones' 9th-inning homer off Mariano Rivera gives Orioles a 2-1 win over Yankees

    Adam Jones' 9th-inning homer off Mariano Rivera gives Orioles a 2-1 win over Yankees
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones says he doesn’t know what his statistics are against opposing pitchers, so when he walked to the plate in the ninth inning Sunday he didn’t realize he had just two singles and four strikeouts in 10 previous...
  • Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby

    Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby
    Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering. Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby? Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
  • Sunday's win might be the Orioles' biggest one yet

    Sunday's win might be the Orioles' biggest one yet
    The situation was dire Sunday afternoon in the Bronx. The Orioles were on the verge of getting swept by the New York Yankees, a team that had been written off by some just a week ago. The 1-0 deficit seemed pretty much insurmountable, and that was...
  • Taking a look at Adam Jones' recent history of late-inning go-ahead homers

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ dramatic two-run homer off Mariano Rivera on Sunday afternoon, giving the O’s a much-needed 2-1 win to salvage a win in this weekend's series at Yankee Stadium, was his fifth homer in the ninth inning or...
  • Orioles' five All-Stars settle in for their national close-up

    NEW YORK — Along the far side of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field on Monday afternoon, there was a scene that hasn't occurred at the All-Star Game in years: A full-fledged Orioles row. One wall, five tables and five Orioles players...