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Mariano Rivera after the Aaron Boone game in Oct. 2003. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Old Stadium: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Defining Mo-ments — Part 3

“Being able to throw the last pitch in that stadium … it was good, it was good,” Rivera tells WFAN’s Sweeny Murti.

09/25/2013

Mariano Rivera during the highest high of 1998 (Photo by Vincent Laforet/Getty Images), and the lowest low of 2001 (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Highs & Lows: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Career-Defining Mo-ments — Part 2

“Sometimes your best is not enough,” Rivera told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti of the 2001 World Series. “And that’s what I took from that. It wasn’t (meant) for us.”

09/24/2013

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

Sweeny: Last Hurrah As Yankee Dynasty Fades Into Memory

The Beatles never got back together. And nobody else ever really took their place, did they? The Yankees will be the Yankees again one day. But they won’t ever be the same as the group you saw assembled one last time on Sunday.

09/24/2013

Mariano Rivera signs a ball for young fans at Baseball City Stadium before a 1996 spring training game. (Photo by Tony Ranze/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Career-Defining Mo-ments — Part 1

So many memories of Mariano Rivera. You have yours, good and bad. But what are his recollections?

09/23/2013

Preston Claiborne (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Keidel: If The Yankees Miss The Playoffs, They Are Still A Success

It raises a uniquely New York paradox. Can the Yankees miss the playoffs and still be a success? Can you wear your Jeter Snuggie through a fall and winter wasteland of hot-stove chatter? Yes.

09/17/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: How Can You Say Yankees Don’t Have Heart?

As the Yankees continue to surge then sputter, surge then sputter, I keep hearing from fans about how this team lacks heart and desire. Seriously? That’s about all this team has.

09/16/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images), Robinson Cano and A-Rod (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Jeter Done For 2013, But Yankees Very Much Alive

We now know that Derek Jeter isn’t going to ride to the rescue. But Alex Rodriguez and Robinson Cano still have a chance. Yankees fans just might embrace them both if it happens.

09/12/2013

Hiroki Kuroda of the New York Yankees is consoled by Derek Jeter after giving up a multi-run inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 28, 2013. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Bad Time To Go 2-4 And More Yankees Notes

And now begins the really tough stretch. Starting Friday the Yankees play 14 of their next 17 games against the Orioles and Red Sox.

08/29/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Do The Captain And His Crew Still Have Some Tricks Up Their Sleeves?

Derek Jeter comes back on Monday night. Yes, again. Jeter represents the last bit of hope for the Yankees, hope that he might be the final piece of the puzzle for a team that’s clawed back into the playoff race.

08/26/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: It’s A-Rod’s World, And We’re All Just Living In It

Only in the world of A-Rod can so many jaw-dropping stories keep coming at you like baseballs being fired from a pitching machine. Bigger stories every day? A-Rod was right for a change. What the heck is happening tomorrow?

08/19/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Why Go On? For A-Rod, It’s All About The Money

How did we end up here? How did we get to the point where a minor league game in August could be the last chance to see one of the greatest players in baseball history?

08/02/2013

Bud Selig (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Ex-Commissioner Fay Vincent: MLB’s Drug Program ‘Obviously A Failure’

“Suspensions and testing and the whole drug program that they’ve got is obviously a failure,” Fay Vincent said. “It’s not working, and something has to be done to keep these guys from doing what they’re doing.”

07/31/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sweeny: John Wetteland Offers Unique Perspective On Mo Rivera’s Career

Wetteland, who retired in 2000 after four seasons with the Rangers, spoke to the media after getting to chat with Rivera on Thursday during an on-field ceremony. He offered his unique perspective on Rivera’s career.

07/25/2013

George Brett (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 30 Years Later, Pine Tar Game Still Sticking To George Brett

For being such a great player, Brett had — prior to the Pine Tar Incident — gained his greatest national attention for an ill-timed case of hemorrhoids during the 1980 World Series.

07/24/2013

Joe Girardi, CC Sabathia (Photos by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), A-Rod  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Sweeny: With Or Without A-Rod, Yankees’ Injuries Too Much To Overcome

The lack of power on this team is staggering. A three-game series at Fenway Park without a single home run? That hasn’t happened to the Bombers since 1995.

07/22/2013

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