Best Big Apple comeback ever?

Mariano Rivera is making his return from ACL surgery look easy as 1-2-3

Updated: May 16, 2013, 11:41 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

This past NFL season, a 36-year-old Peyton Manning shook off four neck surgeries and the rust of a year off to nearly win the MVP.

In the NBA, Michael Jordan won three championships, spent almost a full season away and came back at 31 years old to win another three titles.

In hockey, a 29-year-old Mario Lemieux returned from Hodgkin's lymphoma after missing a full season and won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP.

And now, here is Mariano Rivera at 43, adding ...

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