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  • Jackie Robinson Had Impact On America, Baseball And Courant

    Jackie Robinson Had Impact On America, Baseball And Courant
    In 1997, upon the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, Major Legaue Baseball went all out. Robinson, who lived in Stamford from 1955 until his death Oct. 24, 1972, was the rookie of the year in 1947, the National League's Most...
  • Derek Jeter will retire at the end of the 2014 season

    Derek Jeter will retire at the end of the 2014 season
    Derek Jeter is about to take the New York Yankees on another grand farewell tour. Going into his 20th season as the Yankees' shortstop, Jeter announced Wednesday that this will be his last. "For the last 20 years I've been completely focused on two...
  • Marlins vs. Yankees, serie que revive las Grandes Ligas en Panamá

    Marlins vs. Yankees, serie que revive las Grandes Ligas en Panamá
    Panamá, cuna de grandes peloteros de la talla de Mariano Rivera y Rod Carew, se viste de gala este fin de semana para recibir a los Marlins de Miami y a los Yankees de Nueva York en una serie de exhibición de dos partidos en homenaje al retirado...
  • Yankees y Marlins jugarán en Panamá en homenaje a Mariano Rivera

    Yankees y Marlins jugarán en Panamá en homenaje a Mariano Rivera
    Panamá, 13 feb (ACAN-EFE).- El exlanzador panameño Mariano Rivera será la figura central en los partidos de pretemporada que jugarán en Panamá los Yanquis de Nueva York y los Marlins de Miami, los días 15 y 16 de marzo próximos, en el estadio nacional...
  • Daily Dodger in Review: Kenley Jansen embraces role as closer

    Daily Dodger in Review: Kenley Jansen embraces role as closer
    KENLEY JANSEN, 26, closer Final 2013 stats: 4-3, 28 saves in 32 opportunities, 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 13.0 strikeouts per inning pitched and a .177 opponents batting average. Contract status: First year he’s arbitration eligible. The good: After...
  • Mariano Rivera: Breaking bats, and hitters' hearts, for 19 years

    Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better. He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...
  • Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour

    Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The greatest closer in baseball history brought his farewell tour to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington this week. And once again Mariano Rivera arranged to meet quietly with ordinary fans and stadium workers, as he has done in every city...
  • Peyton Manning is a strange pick for sportsman of the year

    Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year. What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
  • Angels and some fans could take a lesson from Red Sox and their fans

    Angels and some fans could take a lesson from Red Sox and their fans
    This column is a high-five to Boston Red Sox fans and their baseball organization. It is also a wrinkled brow and shake of the head to the same groups of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Sunday night, before the last regular-season game at Fenway Park...
  • Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2

    Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2
    BOSTON -- Mariano Rivera was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night at Fenway Park. Rivera, the legendary New York Yankees closer who retired after the regular season, was honored on the...
  • Thoughts on Orioles closer Jim Johnson and a return to starting

    Thoughts on Orioles closer Jim Johnson and a return to starting
    Back in September, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said definitively that closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract and return next season. After leading the American League in both saves (50) and blown saves (9) in 2013, Johnson...