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'I Have Nothing Left'

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 09.28.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Mariano Rivera's baseball career is No Mo. Two days after his emotional Yankee Stadium farewell, Rivera said he won't pitch this weekend d...

Stay Classy, Sandman

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.27.2013 | Sports
Jon Chattman

As a man always on guard when it comes to the Yankees, I found myself actually wishing Mariano Rivera wasn't leaving baseball. Weird. For his whole career, I'd been wishing him to falter or leave the game, and here I was -- wanting him to stick around and loving the guy.

1 Mo Year?

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Yankees manager Joe Girardi says he'll talk to Mariano Rivera in the offseason about whether the New York Yankees closer definitely wants ...

Mo Condemns Defaces Jackie Robinson Statue

AP | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — New York Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has condemned the defacing of a statue of Jackie Robinson outside a minor league base...

Fans Have Fun at the Subway Series

Rob Taub | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Rob Taub

At the beginning of this season, David Wright said that whatever their record may be, the Mets will be a fun team to watch. Wright's first at bat in this year's Subway Series was a standup triple, and so the fun began at Citi Field on Memorial Day.

Mo Returns

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Andy Pettitte was a rock on the mound in his latest gritty performance. Mariano Rivera jogged in from the bullpen to nail down a nint...

Mariano: 'I Will Be Retired'

AP | MARK DIDTLER | Posted 05.09.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — Mariano Rivera and his family walked into the pavilion behind the third-base stands at Steinbrenner Field followed by his New York...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.30.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended two games for his role in a brawl the other night with the Brooklyn Nets.

Report: Yanks Bring Back Mo

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees agreed Thursday to a $10 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told ...

Another Health Problem For Mariano Rivera

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 07.09.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera hobbled up to the podium on a pair of crutches he's quickly grown tired of, ready to reveal more news about his health...

Rivera Tears ACL Before Loss

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Derek Jeter belted a two-run homer, CC Sabathia went eight innings for the third straight time and the New York Yankees beat ...

Yankees Star Carted Off Field After BP Injury

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi says closer Mariano Rivera has a torn right knee ligament, an injury that could potentia...

Mariano Rivera Sets All-Time Saves Record

AP | By RICK FREEMAN | Posted 11.19.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera stood by himself, in the center of the diamond at Yankee Stadium. For once, the great closer wasn't sure what to do next. S...

Yankees Star Ties MLB Saves Record

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Sports

TORONTO — To Mariano Rivera, it was just another save. To Yankees manager Joe Girardi, there's no such thing. Rivera tied the major league save...

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Len Berman | Posted 11.14.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Mariano Rivera is arguably the best closer ever, but nothing in sports is clear-cut. The save itself is a bit controversial.

Mariano Rivera Marching Toward All-Time Saves Record

AP | By TIM BOOTH | Posted 11.14.2011 | Sports

SEATTLE -- Mariano Rivera's 600th save ended with a perfect strike. Only this one was thrown by his catcher. Russell Martin cut down Ichiro Suzuki tr...

NOT AGAIN: Yankees' Legendary Closer Blows 2nd Straight Save

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 10.10.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera stood on the mound, staring at where the ball landed in the seats in right field. Not a scene the great closer or any...

Yankees Agree To Deal With All-Star Closer

MLB FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mariano Rivera will remain the Yankees' closer for two more seasons -- at least. The legendary reliever will sign a two-year deal believed to be wort...