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Video: Ervin Santana eats banana in dugout during game

Your browser does not support iframes.The Kansas City Royals are quickly developing a reputation for having the finest culinary skills in Major League Baseball.Their recent affinity for a "rally BBQ sauce" has led them to win eight of their last nine games which currently makes them the hottest team in baseball (no pun intended).On Thursday, another food item was spotted...
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June 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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Twins fan celebrates 102nd birthday at game

Your browser does not support iframes.Not very many people get to actually celebrate a 102nd birthday.However, one longtime Twins fan got to exactly that Thursday night as she celebrated the momentous occasion by taking in a Phillies-Twins game at Target Field.Unfortunately, "Bert" was treated to a 3-2 Twins loss, however, the fact that she has lived beyond triple digits...
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June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Cameras catch Mets fan tumble from seat

Thursday was a day to forget for this poor Mets fan.Not only did his beloved team fall, 2-1, to the Cardinals, but he also took a fall himself.Watch closely as the cameras catch the fan taking a tumble in the background while panning in on Cardinals pitcher Trevor Rosenthal.Yikes.The best part of the whole ordeal is the impeccable timing of Rosenthal's check of the runner at...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky offers seventh grader football scholarship

New University of Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops has been hitting the recruiting trails hard since he took the job last November.His efforts have paid off as the Wildcats currently rank No. 12 in ESPN's updated 2014 recruiting rankings. That is not too bad for a school mostly known for its basketball tradition.However, Stoops and his coaching staff aren't stopping there...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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Fan gets second chance to snag foul ball

Life is full of second chances.Just ask this Giants fan featured in the video clip above. He had two chances at securing a foul ball Wednesday night at PNC Park and he converted on the second try.However, the first chance didn't go so well. It came in the third inning when a ball ricocheted off the glove of a ball girl and then nailed the gentleman in both the arm and face before...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Rangers fan imitates Adrian Beltre's batting stance

Your browser does not support iframes.A group of energized Texas Rangers fans was on hand for Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians. They came from San Antonio to make the trip.One of the fans from the group had the opportunity to impersonate Adrian Beltre during an interview in the fourth inning. And you better believe he did.Seen here is the fan doing his being imitation...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: 13-year-old boy throws first telerobotic pitch in history

Your browser does not support iframes.On Wednesday, before the Yankees-Athletics take the field in Oakland, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande threw out the ceremonial first pitch from 1,800 miles away.LeGrande was recently diagonsed with aplastic anemia, which has comprised his immune system to the point where he cannot be around large crowds.So, the folks at Google worked with the LeGrande...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Peters arrested after drag racing and fleeing police

Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Jason Peters was arrested early Wednesday after getting caught drag racing and then trying to flee police in Louisiana.According to the report, Peters was driving a white Camaro when police spotted his car and a blue sedan lined up at a red light around 4:45 a.m.When the light turned green, both cars accelerated at high rates of speed and gave...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Brian Vickers to pay tribute to national champion Louisville with special car

NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will pay homage to the University of Louisville's men's basketball team later this month by driving a custom car and wearing a custom suit.Vickers will pay tribute to the Cardinals and their 2013 national championship run at the Kentucky Speedway in the Quaker State 400. The race is slated for June 29."This will certainly help my popularity...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Kanye West calls himself the 'Michael Jordan of music'

It seems nobody thinks more highly of Kanye West than Kanye West.The hip-hop artist was recently interviewed by The New York Times, and as you might imagine, the exchange produced plenty of outrageous and bold statements from the controversial West.However, there is probably none more outrageous than the claim he made regarding arguably the most successful basketball player in history...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Watch bandwagon Heat fans get exposed

One reason why the majority of basketball fans seem to despise the Miami Heat is because their fan support has historically shown to be wavering.Heat fans show up in droves when the team is winning and cannot be found anywhere when they are not. Yes, this is the very definition of a bandwagon fan.So, late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel decided to expose these aforementioned fans...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Young boy to throw first pitch before Athletics game from 1,800 miles away

On Wednesday, before the Yankees-Athletics take the field in Oakland, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande will throw out the ceremonial first pitch from 1,800 miles away.LeGrande was recently diagonsed with aplastic anemia which has comprised his immune system to the point where he cannot be around large crowds.So, the folks at Google have worked with the LeGrande family to set up the first...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Alfred Morris not a fan of rap music, calls it 'a lot of nonsense'

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris isn't too fond of the music genre the majority of his teammates enjoy listening to. That genre would be rap music.In fact, the 24-year-old even went as far as calling the lyrics in some rap songs "a lot of nonsense" during an interview with the Washington Post on Wednesday. He provided plenty of justification for his reasoningâ...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Twins manager calls for southpaw, right-hander trots in from bullpen

Your browser does not support iframes.A pitching change didn't go so smoothly for Ron Gardenhire and the Twins Tuesday.Gardenhire walked out to the mound and called for southpaw Brian Duensing to enter the game. However, nobody in the Twins bullpen could quite see what Gardenhire motioned for, so they sent in right-hander Casey Fien, instead. Whoops!Fien gets all the way to the...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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'Bad News Bears' cards to be sold

Panini America has announced that a set of collector baseball cards paying tribute to the 1976 film will be part of its 2013 Golden Age Baseball set.

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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: It takes four strikes to fan Yasiel Puig

Your browser does not support iframes.How good is Dodgers rookie sensation Yasiel Puig?Apparently, the Cuban native is so good that pitchers need four strikes to retire him on strikes, not just the traditional way of three.Such was the case for Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy Tuesday night as it took the right-hander five pitches and four strikes to fan Puig. There was discussion...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Tim Hudson uses rosin bag to wipe sweat off bald head

Your browser does not support iframes.Braves pitcher Tim Hudson employed the use of an unusual object to keep his head dry on the mound during Tuesday night's game against the Padres.Seen here is the veteran right-hander picking up a rosin bag and using it to dry the sweat off of his freshly-shaved head. Well, that's a first.The trick may have done well to keep Hudson dry...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III to continue rehab on honeymoon

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is adamant that his surgically repaired right knee will be ready when the team begins training camp July 25.He is doing everything in his power to make sure the rehabilitation stays on schedule which includes putting in long hours at the complex. And the promise to be ready to go by the end of July could possibly mean rehabbing on...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Stadium sinkhole cancels batting practice at Rangers game

A busted pipe is to blame for the cancellation of batting practice at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Tuesday afternoon.The underground pipe located below the infield created a sinkhole right beneath the pitcher's mound and subsequently forced workers to fix the problem approximately two hours before the Indians-Rangers game.The problem was noticed when Texas players went out onto...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy uses strange gun analogy when making bold sack predicition

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has high expectations for himself this upcoming season when it comes to the number of sacks he plans to record."Fifty,'' Hardy told ESPN on Tuesday when asked.To say that Hardy's goal is a lofty one would be a terrible understatement.Hardy enters the 2013 campaign with a total of 18 sacks in his entire three-year NFL career...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Donte Stallworth on balloon crash: 'My butt caught on fire'

What is it like to be involved in a hot air balloon crash? Donte Stallworth certainly knows.On Tuesday, the veteran NFL receiver Donte Stallworth shed some light on a scary incident that occurred three months ago, which sent him to the hospital with serious burns, after the hot air balloon he was riding in clipped a power line.Stallworth has since recovered and is expected to sign...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Rays fans look very sleepy during extra-inning game

Your browser does not support iframes.Tampa Bay doesn't exactly have a reputation for burning the midnight oil.It's a relatively sleepy town filled with elderly residents who are enjoying retirement with hard-working families sprinkled in between.So, it should be no surprise that Rays fans had trouble staying awake as their game against the rival Red Sox went 14 innings Monday...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Padres fan dives into bushes for home run ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Fans will go to great lengths in order to track down a home run ball.The spectacle seen Monday night at Petco Park after Braves outfielder Jason Heyward homered is certainly evidence of this fact.Watch as a mad scramble to retrieve the baseball ensues after Heyward launches a home run over the right center field wall.Pay particular attention...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Blackhawks fan's 'playoff lawn' mowed by city after being deemed health risk

The superstition of not shaving during the playoffs has become a popular one in today's society. But one Chicago Blackhawks fan took an alternative way to show support for his team during the postseason by intentionally neglecting to mow his overgrown lawn.Frank Miller of Park Ridge, Ill. said the idea came to him when he was busy dealing with a flooded basement and couldn'...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups says Blake Griffin is 'too soft'

Is Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin too soft?Former teammate Chauncey Billups certainly implied that on Monday while discussing his recently received Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award.Billups was asked about Griffin being "soft" during the interview, and although he didn't explicitly come out and say it, his comments can definitely be construed as he...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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