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By Zack Williford On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Mariano Rivera Jr. Drafted by Yankees

The New York Yankees enjoyed eighteen years watching Mariano Rivera Sr. develop into one of the most storied closing pitchers in MLB history. Now, they possibly have the chance to get somewhat of an encore. Mariano More...

By Natasha Paul On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Mariano Rivera Says Manny Ramirez Won’t Be a Good Coach (Video)

The news that former Red Sox outfielder, Manny Ramirez, was set to a be a minor league coach was certainly a surprise to most people. While Ramirez clearly loved the game, his commitment to be a good citizen in More...

By Belal Abdel On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

MLB to Name Reliever Awards After Mariano Rivera, Trevor Hoffman

Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are almost unanimously agreed upon as the greatest relievers in the history of baseball. Rivera and Hoffman currently sit at first and second all-time in career saves. Major More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Mariano Rivera Says He’s Getting Jeter Blow Up Doll As Wife For Christmas (Video)

While in attendance at Dick’s Sporting Goods “Gift Locker”, former Yankee’s great Mariano Rivera was asked what gifts he would give his former teammates.  His gift choice for Derek Jeter was classic. For More...

By Mark Gunnels On Thursday, November 21st, 2013

NYC Names A Street After Mariano Rivera (Photo)

New York City has decided to honor the best closer ever. What’s next? I would say a statue is warranted. Yankees games won’t be the same without Rivera in the 9th inning.  More...

By Ashley On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Minnesota Twins Give Mariano Rivera Greatest Retirement Gift Ever (Photo)

  Awesome. The Twins are a class organization, and it showed on Tuesday when the Yankees and the Twins met for game 2 of a 4 game series in Minneapolis. There the Twins presented Rivera with a gift, but not More...

By BSO Staff On Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Yankees fans Blast Joba Chamberlain on Twitter After Mariano Rivera Diss (Photos)

Earlier we reported a story by the NY Daily News, where New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain unwisely dissed closer and legend Mariano Rivera, in the presence of reporters and fans before a game on Saturday More...

By BSO Staff On Sunday, May 12th, 2013
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Joba Chamberlain to Mariano Rivera: “Don’t Ever Shush me Again”

  Ok, so one hand we have Mariano Rivera, a walking legend who plays for an organization that has no shortage of them. On the other hand, we have Joba Chamberlain, a player who came into the game with a lot More...

By Ashley On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Mariano Rivera Mockingly Poses With Chalk Outline Of Himself In Kansas City (Photo)

  Mariano Rivera may be known as a quiet soft spoken guy, but he’s definitely got quite the self of humor. The Yankees embark on a series vs the Royals on Friday and Rivera decided to revisit the spot More...

By Ashley On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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Mariano Rivera To Write His Autobiography

The greatest closer the game has ever seen, Mariano Rivera, is set to pen his autobiography. As confirmed by Hardball Talk publishing house Little, Brown and Co. announced it will publish ‘The Closer’ More...

By BSO Staff On Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Report: Mariano Rivera to Retire After the Season

New York Yankees fans have one more season to witness the Sandman putting hitters to sleep. In a report from Joel Sherman’s of the New York Post, Yankees future Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera, will announce More...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Yankees to ask Mariano Rivera to take Pay Cut

Attempting to come back from a torn ACL, the New York Yankees are expected to ask the all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera to take a pay cut. Rivera is already 43, and according to Bob  Klapisch in the Bergen More...

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