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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...
  • Anne Arundel athletes say message of '42' still relevant

    Anne Arundel athletes say message of '42' still relevant
    Arundel High School sophomore Chloe Hill entered a screening of the motion picture "42" on Thursday indebted to the film's main character, baseball player Jackie Robinson. The film depicts Robinson's struggles and triumphs in becoming the first African-...
  • Dodgers skipper Don Mattingly heaps praise on former teammate, manager Buck Showalter

    Dodgers skipper Don Mattingly heaps praise on former teammate, manager Buck Showalter
    Dodgers manager Don Mattingly first met Orioles manager Buck Showalter 22 years ago as 20-year-old minor leaguer. They were teammates for the Yankees’ Double-A team in Nashville. Tonight, they will manage against each other for the first time in...
  • Yankees, Red Sox Pay Opening Day Tribute To Newtown In Pregame Ceremonies

    Yankees, Red Sox Pay Opening Day Tribute To Newtown In Pregame Ceremonies
    The insignias honoring Newtown, a black ribbon with the town's crest, were painted into the grass on the field at Yankee Stadium, and a number of Red Sox players snapped photos. "What we do is provide a distraction, but that's temporary," said Red Sox...
  • Great Orioles opening day victory deserved better telecast from MASN

    Great Orioles opening day victory deserved better telecast from MASN
    No one wants to be a downer when writing about opening day especially when the Orioles pull off a comeback victory like they did Friday over the Minnesota Twins by a score of 9-5. But  MASN’s telecast of the home opener featuring Gary Thorne,...
  • Is Rivera the best closer of all time?

     Is Rivera the best closer of all time?
    Forever a cut above Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
  • Mariano Rivera expected to reveal plans to retire after 2013 season

    New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, 43, is expected to announce his plans to retire after the 2013 season on Saturday. The New York Post reported that a news conference is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. EST. Rivera is Major League Baseball'...
  • AL's most interesting storyline of spring?

    A-Rod makes it a zoo Paul Doyle Hartford Courant The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Spring training news and notes on the Yankees, Red Sox, Jays and Rays

    Spring training news and notes on the Yankees, Red Sox, Jays and Rays
    The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson, Rays' Fernando Rodney show importance of closers

    Orioles' Jim Johnson, Rays' Fernando Rodney show importance of closers
    When the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards, the two most effective relievers in the American League will be in uniform. It's fair to speculate that without Orioles closer Jim Johnson and Rays closer Fernando...