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Mariano Rivera, A Humble Champion, Suffers Torn ACL

As I’m sure you have heard by now, Yankees Closer, Mariano Rivera, has suffered a torn ACL. More tests are upcoming, but it appears that it could be season ending. When I started thinking about the personal relevance of the injury I realized I wouldn’t see my favorite pitcher, my favorite baseball player, really my favorite athlete … Continue reading

Ryan Braun Vindicated, Will Not Be Suspended

As I wrote back in November, shortly after the National League crowned its MVP, Ryan Braun is one of my very favorite players. Just shortly after claiming his first ever MVP award, it was made public that he tested positive test for performance enhancing drugs. His urine was found to have elevated testosterone levels. The public nature … Continue reading

AJ Burnett Will Have New Faces To Pie In 2012

258 walks later, AJ Burnett may be looking at his last day as a New York Yankee. After three up-and-down years in New York (mostly down) and the additions of Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda, the Yankee front office is looking to shed some payroll by finding someone to take Burnett’s plump contract off their … Continue reading