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Mo never lost his mojo after all

Despite dire prognostications of pundits -- me included -- Rivera goes out on top

Updated: September 26, 2013, 2:13 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It was probably back in 2007 when I first started predicting Mariano Rivera's demise.

After all, the guy had blown two straight saves in April -- his first two save opportunities of the year, no less -- and one of them came on a three-run home run by Marco Scutaro, of all people.

Plus, his next birthday would be No. 38, and it was only natural for a player of his age to begin a decline. Certainly, I wasn't the only to hazard that guess. People in my business get ...

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