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Best Athletes Who Retired in 2013

Posted on 18 Nov, 2013, by in Featured, Other Sport

Like every year, some all-time greats decided to call it a day and retire, as two great linebackers in Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher left the NFL, legendary Yankees like Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte left Major League Baseball and NBA stars like Jason Kidd and Allen Iverson left the game of basketball. More

New York Yankees – Offense Doesn’t Mean Anything With Terrible Pitching

Posted on 8 Sep, 2013, by in MLB

Instead of dominating in a series that could have pushed the New York Yankees back into contention for the AL East crown and a place in the playoffs, they became the first AL team to lose three consecutive home games despite scoring at least 8 runs in each of them. More

This is What Closers Are For (Yankees vs Angels)

Posted on 17 Jun, 2013, by in MLB

The pitchers nearly ruined the six run lead built by the New York Yankees bats, but when it came down to the last out between Mariano Rivera and Albert Pujols, with the bases loaded, the greatest closer in the history of the game overcame the hitting prowess of the expensive flop from the Los Angeles Angels. More

The Oldest Players in MLB Heading Into the 2012 Season

Posted on 3 Apr, 2012, by in Featured

Jamie Moyer returns to Major League Baseball, taking his spot back on the pedestal of the oldest player in the league, leading a group that includes Mariano Rivera and Jim Thome as the 9 players beginning the 2012 over the age of 40, the oldest players in MLB. More

Mariano Rivera Becomes All-Time Saves Leader (Yankees vs Twins)

Posted on 20 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

Closing out all of the last three Yankees wins, Mariano Rivera became MLB’s all time leader in saves, making his 602nd with a 1-2-3 sweeping of the Minnesota Twins, giving the Yanks a 6-4 win and singled the start of the modest celebrations. More

Mariano Rivera Gets to 600 Saves (Yankees vs Mariners)

Posted on 14 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

Mariano Rivera sealed the New York Yankees’ 90th win this season, 3-2 over the Seattle Mariners, with his 41 save in 2011 and more importantly, number 600 of his career, on his way to become the all time saves leader, passing Trevor Hoffman. More

Baseball Games Shouldn’t Be This Long (Yankees vs Red Sox)

Posted on 8 Aug, 2011, by in MLB

Yeah, so the Boston Red Sox got a one game lead in the AL East. Rookie Josh Reddick got the game ending single, driving home David Ortiz. Mariano Rivera blew the save, which was probably the most amazing thing about this game, leaving Phil Hughes to complete the self destruct mode and complete the Boston comeback. At that point, four hours and 15 minutes since I started watching the game, I really didn’t care anymore. More

The Ten Oldest Players in MLB Heading into the 2011 Season

Posted on 28 Mar, 2011, by in Featured

Some are still vital members of their teams while others are tattering on the minor league edge, here are the ten oldest players in Major League Baseball heading into the 2011 season. More

Top Ten Oldest Players in Major League Baseball

Posted on 5 Mar, 2010, by in MLB

Just less than a month before the Yankees and the Red Sox open the 2010 baseball season, and like we did with the NBA about four months ago, we looked up the oldest players in Baseball, fossils from the early 70’s and even guys born in the 1960’s, when the Beatles were still together. Yes, they are that old. Oh, and a little Al Bundy song, to honor these fogies. More