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Rivera blows save but Gardner rescues Yanks

Rivera blows save but Gardner rescues Yanks

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Aug 11, 2013
After Mariano Rivera blew a third straight save for the first time in his famed career, Brett Gardner homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday for their first series win in mo…
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  • Redemption Shot: Alex Rodriguez homered, Mariano Rivera blew an…

    Redemption Shot: Alex Rodriguez homered, Mariano Rivera blew anoth…

    CNNSI.com Aug 11, 2013
    Alex Rodriguez homered, Mariano Rivera blew another save, and Brett Gardner hit a walkoff homer. It was a bizarre Sunday, but the Yankees survived the Tigers.
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  • A-Rod Hit His First Home Run Of The Season

    A-Rod Hit His First Home Run Of The Season

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Aug 11, 2013
    Alex Rodriguez socked his first homer of 2013, a solo shot off of Justin Verlander, in today's game. Yankees fans seemed OK with it.Read more...
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  • Report: A-Rod met with ex-BALCO owner Conte

    Report: A-Rod met with ex-BALCO owner Conte

    CNNSI.com Aug 11, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) The Daily News is reporting that Alex Rodriguez sought advice on legal nutritional supplements from the founder of the company at the center of the largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping.
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  • Yankees promote righty Betances, option Adams

    Yankees promote righty Betances, option Adams

    MLB.com Aug 11, 2013
    The Yankees on Sunday recalled righty Dellin Betances from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and optioned infielder David Adams to Triple-A.
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  • Yankees closer Mariano Rivera's last baseball summer is being h…

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera's last baseball summer is being hijacked by Alex Rodriguez

    nydailynews.com Aug 11, 2013
    We were on a family vacation this week, but it didn't matter in the summer of A-Rod, you couldn't escape him anymore than you escape the political summer of A-Weiner. They make you watch their train-wreck lives the way you can't help watching train-wrec…
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  • Video - Gardner Plays Hero With Walk-Off Homer 00:32

    Gardner Plays Hero With Walk-Off Homer

    Aug 11
    After Mariano Rivera blew a third straight save, Brett Gardner hit a homer in the ninth to give the Yankees a 5-4 win over the Tigers.
  • Video - A-Rod Homers For First Time In 11 Months 00:56

    A-Rod Homers For First Time In 11 Months

    Aug 11
    Mike Mazzeo discusses Alex Rodriguez's second-inning home run off Justin Verlander.
  • Video - Monday Night Baseball: LAA vs. NYY 01:23

    Monday Night Baseball: LAA vs. NYY

    Aug 11
    Curt Schilling and Hakem Dermisih preview Monday Night's showdown between the Angels and the Yankees.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources -- Al Harrington leaning towards joining Washington Wizards

    Aug 12
    Al Harrington, one of the NBA's top available free agents since negotiating his release from the Orlando Magic earlier this month, is leaning toward signing with the Washington Wizards, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Sources -- Al Harrington leaning toward joining Washington Wizards

    Aug 12
    Al Harrington, one of the NBA's top available free agents since negotiating his release from the Orlando Magic earlier this month, is leaning toward signing with the Washington Wizards, according to sources close to the situation.
  • 2013 NFL training camps -- Celebration rule critics miss mark

    Aug 11
    Critics of celebration limits are missing the mark; plus: injury concerns, PEDs and more in John Clayton's mailbag.