• Rivera honored at last Fenway appearance

    Summary of 12 articles · Updated Sep 16, 2013
    The Boston Red Sox honored New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera before his final scheduled game at Fenway Park. Rivera, who announced he is retiring at the end of the season, said before the game he hoped to pitch at Fenway again. Mariano Rivera spent time between innings talking with fans in the Fenway Park bleachers and signing autographs for them. For him to face the Red Sox again either at Yankee Stadium or at Fenway both teams would have to make the playoffs. The loss was the 14th in 16 games for Rivera in contests decided by seven or fewer points. The pregame nostalgia the Red Sox displayed for Mariano Rivera and his brilliant career was replaced by in-game relentlessness against the Yankees. Baseball's all-time saves leader received an extended standing ovation from the Boston crowd as he was greeted in the center of the infield by the entire Red Sox roster. "I appreciate that.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • The Red Sox Made Mariano Rivera's Ceremony All About The Red Sox

      Throughout his farewell season, Mariano Rivera has been honored by visiting teams with gifts and small ceremonies celebrating his storied career. The Twins gave him a chair made of broken bats. The White Sox gave him framed scorecards from notable appea…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Mariano Rivera inscribes ‘thank-you’ message inside bullpen as final Fenway Park act

      Your browser does not support iframes. Mariano Rivera spent time between innings talking with fans in the Fenway Park bleachers and signing autographs for them. They've all been through a lot together, and this — unless the New York Yankees and Boston R…
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    • Fenway gives Mo one final standing ovation

      The Red Sox paid tribute to Mariano Rivera's stellar career in an elaborate pregame ceremony on Sunday night at Fenway Park, calling the retiring Yankees closer "a real gentleman, a fierce competitor and a most worthy opponent."
      Source: MLB.com
  • Rivera to Panthers: We’ve got to get over the hump

    A day after another demoralizing loss in which his team blew a fourth-quarter lead at Buffalo, Panthers coach Ron Rivera reminded his players Monday how close they?ve been to winning…Click to Continue »
    • Panthers coach Ron Rivera is in serious trouble – but firing him right now is not a good idea

      Panthers coach Ron Rivera is in serious trouble ? but firing him right now is not a good idea.Click to Continue »
    • Panthers' Rivera seems a bit irritated

      CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera sounded more irritated than normal the Monday after a loss. He sounded almost angry as he discussed all that went wrong in Sunday's 24-23 setback at Buffalo. So I asked a few players if Rivera appear…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Rivera calls out mistake-plagued Panthers

      Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is tired of losing close games -- and he let his players know it during Monday's team meeting.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Steve Smith: Unfair for Ron Rivera to take all the blame

      Panthers coach Ron Rivera was able to successfully lobby for his job this offseason, prior to the hiring of a new General Manager. But after just two games, the future of their head coach is again the primary topic for the Panthers, as players are force…
    • Heat's on Rivera, despite players' support

      ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- There was dejection on the face of Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman as he leaned against a wall in the entrance to the visitor's locker room following Sunday's 24-23 loss at Buffalo. As I approached he raised his pa…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Rivera not worried about job security as Panthers coach

    Panther coach Ron Rivera met with the media as usual Monday, saying his team was "very close" to "getting over the hump" and discounting rumors about his job security.Click to Continue »
  • Sweep success: Magic number falls to four

    The Red Sox have played lights-out baseball in recent weeks, and they continued that trend on Sunday night at Fenway Park, finishing off a three-game sweep with a 9-2 victory over the Yankees in the final rivalry matchup of the season.
    Source: MLB.com

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