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Never nervous? That isn't lip service

Rivera won't let you see him sweat, even with bases full in Boston and Gonzo at bat

Updated: September 2, 2011, 3:16 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- If the day at Fenway Park belonged to Jesus Montero, a kid projecting the vibe of an awestruck tourist, it was fitting the night belonged to a New York Yankee twice his age, the one Yankee forever voted most likely to decide whether a Red Sox season lives or dies.

Mariano Rivera, closing hard on his 42nd birthday, had the ball in his hand, bases loaded in the ninth, Red Sox down two runs and all of Fenway feeling that the home team was about to deliver Rivera yet another ...

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