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Mariano Rivera renovates church

Updated: March 6, 2014, 4:25 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Now that he's retired, Mariano Rivera says he misses spring training and his Yankees teammates, but baseball doesn't compare to doing God's work.

"The baseball field is one thing. We won championships," Rivera said Thursday after the dedication of a once-crumbling church his foundation restored. "But this is totally on another level. This is to hopefully bring families closer to the Lord. ... Changing people's lives, that's what counts."

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