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  • 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...
  • Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one

    Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one
    They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996. The Yankees won,...
  • Watch Mariano Rivera's emotional farewell to Yankee Stadium

    Your browser does not support iframes.   The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera, pitched his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, and it turned into one of the most emotional moments in baseball history. Even though they were...
  • Mariano Rivera apologizes to Houston Astros fans for not pitching

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry." Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
  • All of the HS Football Picks for Week 5: Saying goodbye to September and Mariano

     
    When this weekend ends, the high school football regular season will be at the midway point and, amazingly enough, it's sayonara to September on Monday. October brings colorful leaves, earlier and earlier times of darkness, Halloween decorations and...
  • After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?

    After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?
    To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium. The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
  • NBC loves having Peyton's return to Indy on Sunday night

    If you were watching television Sunday night, chances are, you were watching sports. Both NBC and Fox were touting ratings successes for the night, with the Sunday Night Football game between Dallas and Washington on NBC drawing an average of 22.1...
  • Bobby V Strikes Out On 9/11

    Most adults develop a wonderful inner mechanism that stops us from saying egregiously wrong things at completely inappropriate times. For his many other gifts, Bobby Valentine, the former Major League Baseball player and manager, missed this one. An...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MLB All-Stars

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MLB All-Stars
    Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been. When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
  • 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...
  • 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...