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Past Yankees HOPE Week honorees return for a luncheon aboard the Intrepid on June 16, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mariano Rivera, David Cone Return For Yankees’ HOPE Week

HOPE Week — which stands for “Helping Others Persevere and Excel” honors five people each year for making a difference in their communities by surprising them with a day celebrating their accomplishments.

06/16/2014

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rivera’s Greatness Is Hard To Quantify — Until You See Mere Mortals Of Today

Mariano Rivera, the pitcher nonpareil, chatted with Mike Francesa on Wednesday afternoon, looking as spry and sounding as pious as ever. And so it’s time to tip a final cap.

06/04/2014

Mariano Rivera walks off the Yankee Stadium diamond to a large applause from fans on Sept. 26, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Mariano On WFAN: Legendary Closer Reveals Anecdotes From Incredible Career

Mariano Rivera visited the WFAN studios on Wednesday to talk retirement and about many of the moments that went into his new book, “The Closer.”

06/04/2014

Craig Carton shows how it's done against Mariano Rivera (Al Dukes/WFAN)

WATCH: WFAN’s Craig Carton In The Cage Against Mariano Rivera

Think you could make contact off legendary closer Mariano Rivera? WFAN co-host Craig Carton wasn’t about to pass up the chance.

05/14/2014

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mo Rivera: Old Yankee Stadium Had Far Better Atmosphere Than New One Does

“It doesn’t hold noise, or home-team fervor, anywhere near the way the old place did,” he said. “The old Stadium was our 10th man — a loud and frenzied cauldron of pinstriped passion, with a lot of lifers in the stands.”

05/07/2014

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

WATCH: Mo Rivera Makes Fun Of Jon Stewart For Being Mets Fan

“Jon, I feel bad for you man,” the all-time MLB saves leader said to Stewart in regard to the host’s fandom. “You’ve been suffering all these years.”

05/06/2014

Mariano Rivera and Robinson Cano (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Says He’d Pick Pedroia Over Lackadaisical Cano

Mo admires Dustin Pedroia for his determination, all-out hustle and will to win. You know, all the things lacking at times in former Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano.

05/06/2014

Mariano Rivera gestures triumphantly after unveiling Rivera Avenue on May 5, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Street Outside Yankee Stadium Renamed In Honor Of Mariano Rivera

The city is honoring the famed closer, who retired last year, by renaming the street outside Yankee stadium: River Avenue will now be Rivera Avenue.

05/05/2014

NYCFC at Yankee Stadium (Credit: New York City FC/Edelman)

Schwartz: Mo Closes The Deal! Rivera Is NYCFC’s 1st Season-Ticket Holder

On a day when New York City FC announced that it will play its inaugural Major League Soccer season at Yankee Stadium in 2015, it was also revealed that baseball’s all-time saves leader would be the team’s first season-ticket holder.

04/22/2014

Yankee Stadium exterior  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New York City FC To Play Inaugural MLS Home Schedule At Yankee Stadium

When international soccer has been staged at Yankee Stadium, it has been a success. Now it’s time to try something more on a full-time basis.

04/21/2014

Trevor Hoffman (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images); Mariano Rivera (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball To Name Best Closer Awards After Rivera, Hoffman

It’s only fitting. Major League Baseball has honored the top closers in baseball for years, but soon will rename its awards after arguably the two best relievers to ever pick up a ball.

04/09/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Reunites With ‘Core Four’ For Final Yankees Home Opener

Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.

04/07/2014

Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte in 2008. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Together Again: ‘Core Four’ To Be Reunited At Yankees’ Home Opener

Before the Yankees’ home opener on Monday against the Orioles at 1:05 p.m., the “Core Four” of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada will be reunited on the field.

04/04/2014

David Robertson pitches against the Boston Red Sox at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 18, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Palladino: What Should Yankees Fans Expect From David Robertson?

Prepare to be unspoiled. Though D-Rob has shown a solid, “go get ’em” attitude on his six Grapefruit League outings, nobody knows how he’ll handle closer duties.

03/24/2014

Jake Marisnick of the Miami Marlins slides by the Yankees' Alain Warren during a spring training game in Panama City on March 15, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Marlins No-Hit Yankees In Panama

It turns out the Miami Marlins had their own way of honoring Mariano Rivera in his home country.

03/16/2014

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