Found September 18, 2013 on Busted Coverage:
What did we learn last night in sports? Mariano Rivera had a Bronx street named after him (see NY Post cover in gallery).…

Yankees to wear patch honoring Mariano Rivera in home finale

It’s hard to believe, but Mariano Rivera’s career could be a short 10 games from its conclusion.  With a backdrop of a Wild Card chase that is finding the New York Yankees on the short end of a 2.5 game lead by the Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers with two teams to climb over, it’s possible, but not probable that his last games in Yankee Stadium will wind up a week from today...

Red Sox Fan Penned Farewell Poem to Mariano Rivera, Team Hung It in Yankees Dugout Before Sunday’s Game (Photo)

The Red Sox saw Mariano Rivera for the last time in a regular season game at Fenway Park on Sunday, and there was no shortage of moving tributes to the closer. Although many of the Fenway Faithful will be glad their team no longer has to contend with Rivera, most can’t deny the class, composure and and success he has had over the past 19 seasons. Dick Flavin, Fenway Park’s unofficial...

New York Yankees: October bound?

Coming into every season for the New York Yankees, the mission is always October, especially in seasons where they are saying goodbye to a legend and all time great, Mariano Rivera. We are two weeks into September and the New York Yankees are still in the hunt for October. This season has been filled with ups and downs, twists and turns, it has been the craziest rollercoaster of...

Blue Jays honor Yankees' Mariano Rivera

The Blue Jays gave Mariano Rivera something to remember Canada by in his final trip north of the border with the New York Yankees. Rivera was presented with a carving by Inuit sculptor David Ruben Piqtoukun before Thursday's game between the Yankees and Blue Jays. The carving depicts Kiviuq, a popular hero figure in Inuit legends and stories. Blue Jays players Jose Bautista...

Mariano Rivera leaves a message in the Fenway Park bullpen

The Boston Red Sox are just better than the New York Yankees this year, a lot better. So we didn’t get to see a relief performance by Mariano Rivera in the team’s final appearance at Fenway this season, also the…Read more →

Mariano Rivera Now Owner of Custom Bike, Gold Record as MLB Teams Add to Collection of Retirement Gifts (Photos)

It’s not often that players get to retire on their own terms, but after having his 2012 season cut short due to injury, Mariano Rivera is retiring at the end of his 2013 campaign. The very near future Hall of Famer is widely regarded as one of the best closers to ever play the position and unlike some other famous names like Trevor Hoffman and Billy Wagner, Rivera has had...

An avenue in the South Bronx may soon be renamed after Yankees legend Mariano Rivera

An avenue in the South Bronx may soon be titled after Yankees icon Mariano Rivera. The original Yankee Stadium was located on East 161st Street and River Avenue and some individuals surrounding the organization are now pushing to rename the roadway “Rivera Avenue.” Retiring from the game at season’s end, the 2013 campaign has been a yearlong farewell to Rivera (6-2, 2.25 ERA...

Mariano Rivera Catches Tag On Fenway Wall

I bet he purposely pissed on the floor too 

Craig Carton vs Momo who wants street honor for Mo Rivera

The momo who wants to rename River Ave. 'Rivera Ave.' because Mariano Rivera has pitched an inning a night better than anyone in MLB history came out of the basement to talk about his Mo crush with Boomer & Carton today. Via Craig Carton: “Here’s what the average Yankee fan will tell you, if they’re being honest with you: Hey, if they did...

Honoring A Hated Rival: The Uncomfortable Case Of Mariano Rivera At Fenway Park

While the majority of American sports fans were overdosing on NFL football and prepping for kickoff between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks Sunday night, there was something interesting and somewhat jarring taking place in Beantown. The Boston Red Sox and their fans were showering adulation upon a New York Yankee. Let me repeat […]The post Honoring A Hated Rival: The...

Dreamcast 30 – The HOF/Retired Players Edition

MUSIC BY: Lath and Plaster and DJ Krav Twitter: @IanMiller ALSO @ProductiveOuts EMAILZ: iTunes Twitterz: @WSDreaming_Cubs @CubicSnarkonia @MRubio52 INTRO EMAILZ NO EMAILZ Retired Players A poem for Mariano Rivera HOF HOT TAKES What u want, Cubs fan? BAI!

Happ's start wasted, Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-3

The Blue Jays' bullpen couldn't close out J.A. Happ's best start of the season. Vernon Wells had a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning, Mariano Rivera earned a four-out save and the New York Yankees rallied from three runs down to beat Toronto 4-3 Wednesday night, snapping a four-game skid. Happ, who'd lost four of his previous five starts, found success...

Yankees rally, beat Blue Jays

Six outs away from a second straight shutout loss, the New York Yankees gave their diminishing playoff hopes a big boost. Vernon Wells had a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning, Mariano Rivera earned a four-out save and the Yankees rallied from three runs down to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night, snapping a four-game skid. "We hadn't shaken hands...
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