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Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera takes the field to be honored before Game 2 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Honored Prior To Game 2 Of World Series

Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera made a tantalizing — but not at all serious — offer to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday: another farewell tour, this time in the NL.


Bill Buckner throws a ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park. (Photo by Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

No, Buckner And Mookie Won’t Be Doing 1st Pitch At Fenway

Jay Horwitz strikes again! The Mets public relations chief — and social media funny guy — sparked yet another rumor with a tweet Thursday morning.


Mariano Rivera tips his cap after becoming baseball's all-time leader in saves on September 19, 2011. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MLB To Honor Mariano Rivera Before World Series Game 2

The Yankees great will receive the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award during an on-field ceremony Thursday night.


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Game 2 Preview: Bruins Vs. Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to even up the Eastern Conference Finals when they take the ice for Game 2 tonight against the Boston Bruins.


Joakim Noah slaps the ball away from the Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams during Game 2 of their first-round NBA playoff series on April 22, 2013. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Throw Away Opportunity To Take Command Of Series

Pockets of empty seats at the Barclays Center. A healthy contingent of fans clad in the opponent’s colors. Was there supposed to be a playoff game in Brooklyn last night?


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Sweeny: Oh The Anxiety! Yankees Thoughts As ALDS Heads Back To Bronx

I know you’re feeling the anxiety during these games. It’s okay. That’s what you’re supposed to feel. It’s October baseball.


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Devils-Kings Final Could Get Chippy As Unfamiliar Foes Play On

There is no little-brother syndrome facing the Devils in this round, so forgive New Jersey if takes a bit of time to develop some animosity toward the Kings.


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Devils’ Martin Brodeur Not So Thrilled With Playing Conditions At MSG

Brodeur, a lifelong Devil, likes the cross-river rival Rangers about as much as you’d expect. This weekend we also learned he isn’t a big fan of New York City. But wait, there’s more.


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Rangers Yield Home-Ice Advantage, Again Fail To Build 2-0 Lead

The Rangers don’t like being all even after two games, but they sure are used to it.


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Head-Hunting? Despite Brodeur’s Comments, Devils Insist They Won’t Aim To Maim

Perhaps it was an innocent comment. But Devils goalie Martin Brodeur planted the head-hunting seed after Game 1.


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Schmeelk: Are You Serious, Amar’e?! Knicks Fans Can’t Catch A Break

Seriously, what’s next? Is the team bus going to roll over Carmelo Anthony’s foot? Maybe food poisoning for Baron Davis?


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Knicks’ Stoudemire Sorry For Damaging Tantrum, Will Reportedly Miss Series

This much was certain: Amar’e Stoudemire’s hand was cut so severely that doctors and paramedics were summoned, drops of blood stained the carpet and a piece of glass in the door to a fire-extinguisher case needed to be replaced.


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B&C Morning Show: Two Entirely Different Game 2s Ahead

The biggest problem facing most fans Saturday was which game to watch. Well, the Knicks made the decision an easy one — flip to the Rangers.


MIAMI, FL - JUNE 01: Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks shoots during NBA Finals Media Availability on June 1, 2011 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Quick Hitters Heading Into Game 2 Of Heat-Mavericks NBA Finals

I wouldn’t worry much about Dirk Nowitzki’s bad finger on his left hand. It shouldn’t affect his shooting much — but if it does the series is as good as over.


VANCOUVER, BC - JUNE 01: Raffi Torres #13 of the Vancouver Canucks scores a goal late in the third period against Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins during game one of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Rogers Arena on June 1, 2011 in Vancouver, Canada. (credit: Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Raffi Torres’ Late Goal Gives Canucks Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Finals

Whatever Manny Malhotra said to Raffi Torres before the third period of the Stanley Cup finals opener Wednesday night, the journeyman wing turned it into a dramatic game-winning goal for the Canucks — even if Torres waited until the very last minute to do it.