Tag archive for ‘Mariano Rivera’
(Alex accepts the challenge, Cano & Rivera decline)
By Tom Izzo On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Mo & Cano Snub Alex Rodriguez

(Alex accepts the challenge, Cano & Rivera decline)   Anyone who’s ever had a face lit up by a smartphone in the past month knows of the infamous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Anyone who has ever heard the More...

Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice for the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. (AP Photo)
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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On a Field of All-Stars, All Eyes Will Be On Derek Jeter For Final Time

Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice for the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. (AP Photo) For the final time, Derek Jeter will take the field to participate in a Major League Baseball All-Star Game. It’s More...

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Bullpen or Pigpen? Yankees Split Series with Rays as Relievers Implode

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) When Mariano Rivera announced his retirement last year, sportscasters across the nation pointed out that the Yankees would soon find out what the other 29 major league teams More...

Is Martin Brodeur seeing his final days as a member of the New Jersey Devils? (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
By Steven Simineri On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Martin Brodeur Heading Toward Unceremonious Ending in New Jersey

Brodeur not one of the lucky ones… In sports rarely are there happy endings. There is no eluding the forces of father time and very few athletes get the chance to walk away from their respective sport on their More...

David Robertson's ability to replace Mariano Rivera is one of a few question marks as pitchers and catchers report to spring training. (Credit: Getty Images)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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Yankees: Pitchers and Catchers Report Friday Amid Rotation and Bullpen Questions

David Robertson’s ability to replace Mariano Rivera is one of a few question marks as pitchers and catchers report to spring training. (Credit: Getty Images) Alex Rodriguez’s withdrawal of his inane lawsuit More...

Bernie Williams and Mariano Rivera

Photo Credit: Nicole Sorce
By Gina Sorce On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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Life After Baseball: Catching Up With Bernie Williams & Mariano Rivera

Former New York Yankee and fan favorite Bernie Williams left the game of baseball behind seven years ago, but he has not skipped a beat in finding ways to stay active.  Williams has spent his time pursuing his More...

Missouri vs. Hofstra
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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2013 Double G Sports Awards Announced

Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year, Olivia Galati (Image courtesy of Hofstra Athletics) After weeks of nominations and finalist voting, the 2013 Double G Sports award recipients have been announced. Teams and More...

(Photo Credit: AP)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Thanks for the Mo-meries

(Photo Credit: AP) One of the best images from Sunday’s emotional tribute to Mariano Rivera was seeing Jorge Posada, Bernie Williams, and other Yankee staples record their former teammate make the slow jog from More...

mar and pet
By Steven Simineri On Friday, August 30th, 2013
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Yankees Most Likely Losing Not One, But Two Icons…

Yankees most likely losing not one, but two icons… Perfect time to appreciate Andy Pettitte… This baseball season has been one big farewell tour for the Yankees iconic closer Mariano Rivera, and rightfully so. More...

CC Sabathia had a strong outing on Wednesday, but Yankees lost in extra innings and were swept by the White Sox. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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Yankees: Playoffs Are a Long Shot, but Season Doesn’t Have to End Here

CC Sabathia had a strong outing on Wednesday, but Yankees lost in extra innings and were swept by the White Sox. (Photo Credit: Associated Press) It was one of those games when you kind of had that feeling that More...

Mariano Rivera (AP Photo)
By Jason Mast On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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Even as Elder Statesman, Mariano Rivera Still Dominating Competition

Mariano Rivera (AP Photo) In baseball, the pedigree and repertoire of an elite closer are fairly standard; young, angry, and armed with a lightning fastball and wipeout breaking ball. You can see it in the youthful More...

Photo credit: New York Yankees
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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MO’S NEAR MISS SNAPS FIVE-GAME SKID IN CALI

Silly me…I thought it was okay to walk away from the TV with a six-run lead in the ninth. With the Yankees’ luck lately, I should have known better. But I was actually glad I chose to spend the last inning in More...