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Mariano Rivera

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  • Yankees' Jeter finishes career with win in Boston

    By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange BOSTON — Derek Jeter was at peace with his decision. The New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer was ready for his illustrious career to come to a close. So the 40-year-old captain put the...
  • Reception Warms Donovan's Heart

    Reception Warms Donovan's Heart
    Jurgen Klinsmann cut Landon Donovan in May. And anyone who has ever loved someone or something as much as Donovan has loved soccer knows the first cut is the deepest. There was no need for Klinsmann to cut Donovan again a day before his final appearance...
  • White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success

    White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success
    The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget? Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...
  • Randy Johnson looks to be shoo-in for Hall of Fame

    Randy Johnson looks to be shoo-in for Hall of Fame
    PHOENIX — At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball. And when he let it fly, his talent matched his imposing stature. With a menacing fastball and...
  • World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants

    World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece....
  • Orioles closer Zach Britton finishes second in AL Reliever of the Year voting

    Orioles closer Zach Britton finishes second in AL Reliever of the Year voting
    Orioles closer Zach Britton missed winning the first-ever Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award, finishing tied for second place behind Kansas City Royals closer Greg Holland. New York Yankees setup man Dellin Betances tied Britton...
  • Jose Abreu wins AL rookie of year award; Angels' Matt Shoemaker second

    Jose Abreu wins AL rookie of year award; Angels' Matt Shoemaker second
    Jose Abreu, the $68-million Cuban import who stepped into the Chicago White Sox' cleanup spot on his first day in the major leagues and dominated thereafter, was a unanimous selection Monday as American League rookie of the year. Angels pitcher Matt...
  • On The Fly: Nobody Bigger Than Jean Beliveau In Montreal

    On The Fly: Nobody Bigger Than Jean Beliveau In Montreal
    The Montreal Canadiens say that the body of Jean Beliveau, who died Tuesday, will be on public view at the Belle Centre Sunday and Monday. Beliveau, who won 10 Stanley Cups with Montreal as a player and seven more working in the front office, was 83. No...
  • White Sox Land Yankees Closer David Robertson, Also Add Jeff Samardzija

    Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching, and landed two of the top arms on the market late Monday night, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics and signing Yankees free agent closer David Robertson....
  • On The Fly: Panthers QB Cam Newton Injured In Auto Accident

    On The Fly: Panthers QB Cam Newton Injured In Auto Accident
    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a two-car accident near the stadium in Charlotte early Tuesday afternoon and has two broken bones in his back. The driver of the other vehicle also has non-life-threatening injuries, according to various...
  • Is $46 million for a closer a smart move for White Sox?

    I love the idea that the White Sox are going for it in 2015. I just don’t get everything they’re doing. I get the idea of trading for Jeff Samardzija. That was the big win Tuesday, which almost matches the team’s win total from...