NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera walked to the podium near home plate at Yankee Stadium to speak about his newly dedicated plaque, which will be placed in Monument Park behind center field. Clay Matthews Rams Jersey . He spoke in the 95-degree heat for just 3 minutes, as brief as many of his efficient relief appearances.I always will thank the good Lord to make me a Yankee, he said, referencing Joe DiMaggios memorable phrase.And then he turned and pointed to his former teammates and managers, seated on folding chairs in the infield.Hey, guys, I said 5 minutes -- all right! he said, pausing for a big smile before shifting his focus back to the fans. Thank you guys. I love you guys.Controlling owner Hal Steinbrenner presented Rivera with a replica of the plaque during a 25-minute ceremony before Sundays 12-3 loss to Tampa Bay. Co-owner Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal gave the retired reliever a ring in 14-carat white gold with 42 -- his retired uniform number -- formed by diamonds.Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams were among the former teammates on the field for the tribute along with current manager Joe Girardi and former manager Joe Torre.It wasnt about me. It was those guys there, Rivera said, pointing to the group. Without them, I couldnt do it.Rivera, whose number was retired by the Yankees in 2013 during his final weeks as a player, exited to Metallicas Enter Sandman, the music played when he entered games. He returned for the ceremonial first pitch, a strike from the pitching rubber to rookie catcher Gary Sanchez.Rivera set records with 652 regular season saves and 42 more in the postseason, spending his entire big league career from 1995-2013 with the Yankees and winning five World Series titles. He is eligible for Hall of Fame induction in 2019.His plaque will be the 36th in Monument Park to go along with seven monuments. He talked at a post-ceremony news conference about being honored in the same place as Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, DiMaggio and Yogi Berra.And then me, a humble guy from Puerto Caimito, Panama, and being in that group of men means a lot, he said.Rivera also was at Yankee Stadium on Friday to participate in a ceremony marking Alex Rodriguezs final game with the Yankees, then returned Saturday for a celebration of New Yorks 1996 World Series title.Only Alex and the New York Yankees know what happened, he said. One thing that I can tell you is that I was proud of him because through tough times, through good times, adversity, he was there, he never hid and thats the beauty about him. Nolan Cromwell Youth Jersey . Kyle Denbrook, a soccer player from Saint Marys University, took the CIS male athlete of the week honour. Stanley, a fourth-year business administration student from Charlottetown, scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Dalhousie on Friday and tallied again in a 1-0 win over Saint Marys on Sunday. Orlando Pace Rams Jersey . It was hard for Luck to pull off another comeback, or even get into the end zone, while standing on the sideline. Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals to give the Chargers a 19-9 victory against the Colts on Monday night. .Y. -- Leading 3-0 with only 11:25 left, the Colorado Avalanche committed a seemingly meaningless penalty to give the New York Islanders a power play. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Adam Krikorian leaned over for a moment, trying desperately to keep his emotions in check. U.S. womens water polo captain Maggie Steffens then walked up, put her hand on his back and offered a consoling smile.Steffens and company were right behind their grieving coach, all day long.Krikorian returned to the pool deck Tuesday for his first game since his brothers sudden death last week, and the U.S. made life easy on him with a dominant 11-4 victory over Spain.Steffens, Courtney Mathewson and Kiley Neushul scored two goals apiece, and Ashleigh Johnson had 11 saves while becoming the first black woman to play water polo for the United States in the Olympics.The victory came on the four-year anniversary of one of the biggest moments of Krikorians coaching career, an 8-5 win for the United States against Spain in the gold-medal match in London. But that joy seemed like a long time ago as Krikorian choked back tears while describing his unexpected trip home to be with his family.Leaving the village was one of the hardest things to do, because you leave your team and your family here, he said. Arriving back at home was probably the hardest thing to do, just to see the family for the first time, and then leaving again, home, where your family is.Blake Krikorian, a Silicon Valley businessman and the co-founder of pioneering video streaming device Slingbox, died Wednesday at 48. San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault told the San Francisco Chronicle that Krikorian had gone paddle boarding in the San Francisco Bay Area and was found lying next to his car in the parking lot. It appears he died of natural causes.Adam Krikorian met with his team before practice on Thursday morning, and then left for California. He returned in time for practice on Monday morninng. Marshall Faulk Womens Jersey. .When he walked on the pool deck we were practicing and the minute we saw, like, the top of his head we all just started cheering and waving to him and we were just really excited to have him back, Steffens said. We didnt miss a beat with him gone, but its always nice to know familys all together and we have our family together now and were ready to play.Krikorian, a former coach and player at UCLA, grew more emotional when asked about the support of his players. The London gold was the first-ever for U.S. womens water polo, and the tight-knit team is favored to win again in Rio de Janeiro.Their smiles and their love for each other and being here and experiencing it has lifted me up, he said.The United States never trailed against Spain, with Neushul scoring the first two goals and Johnson taking over from there in a commanding performance in her Olympic debut. The Princeton goaltender said she was really nervous before the game, but it was hard to tell.I felt good with the defense in front of me, she said. I felt like everyone was really stepping up their game and playing how we wanted to play and set the tone for the tournament.This is only the fifth Olympics for womens water polo, but the significance of breaking the color barrier for the U.S. team was not lost on Johnson.I dont really think about it a lot, but it feels great to be an example for other black people to try the sport and pursue higher levels of the sport, she said.Also Tuesday on the first day for womens water polo, Hungary edged China 13-11, Italy beat Brazil 9-3 and Australia rolled to a 14-4 victory over Russia. It was Brazils Olympic debut in the sport. Wholeslae Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap Wholesale NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys Cheap MLB Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Cheap College Jerseys Cheap Football Jerseys Cheap Basketball Jerseys Cheap Baseball Jerseys ' ' '