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McGrady Makes Skeeters Roster As Pitcher

((HT: MyFoxHouston))Tracy McGrady has made the next step in his second career... making the Opening Day roster of the Atlantic League's Sugar Land Skeeters roster...He had one official appearance in the exhibition season against Alvin (TX) Community College going 1 inning and giving up a run on three hits..."It's an honor to be a part of this club," McGrady said...
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Ron MacLean Apologizes For HNIC Comments

((HT: CBC News))First... tell the HQ what you think about this segment...Well, if one of the best in the business offended you, Ron MacLean has apologized... Coming from a referee like MacLean, the remarks were surprising.And FOSG Elliotte Friedman was on set with him- and disagreed...The reaction among French-speaking and separatist Canadians was somewhat expected: An example from...
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And Now It's The Jills Turn To File Suit

((HT: WGRZ-TV))We first saw this with the Oakland Raiders and their cheerleaders...They filed suit claiming that the team failed to pay them in accordance to minimum wage laws and forced them to act in a demeaned manner at times while representing the team. Citing their long hours and averaging out their activities against the hours worked, it was nowhere close in Oak Town and they...
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Pujols Joins 500HR Club

((HT: MLB.com))Here's 499 for starters this evening against the Washington Nationals...Your browser does not support iframes.He would then hit 500 later in the game and become the first player to hit both HR's 499 and 500 in the same game...More stats:Pujols has the fourth highest career batting average in the 500 HR club behind Ted Williams, Babe Ruth and Jimmie FoxxHe is...
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Here's One For You, Seattle... Think 2017...

((HT: Fox6now.com/Milwaukee Business Journal-Kirchen))The clock is ticking on Milwaukee and the Bucks- whether they know it or not...According to Fox 6 in Milwaukee, if Senator Herb Kohl and the two hedge fund guys buying the franchise from Kohl can't pony up another $200-million for a new arena, the NBA can buy the team back from whoever the owner is in 2017 for $575-million...
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OSG High: Baseball Team Starts 2 Softballers In Rivalry Game

((HT: WALB-TV))During football season, Dougherty and Monroe High Schools don't like each other...It's, pretty much, a universal thing through the athletics seasons...And the Trojans baseball coach needed some help for the game against the Tornadoes the other day...So, he went to the softball team for help...The HQ can think of using one female player, but head coach Ty Hayes...
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Tillman Plus Ten: Where Are We...???

The answer, sadly, is nowhere and everywhere...Do we have more answers...??? Sure...Do we have all the answers...??? No...And we may never get them...Mike Fish has done some more quality work talking about where we are in all of this. He tracked down Bryan O'Neal, who survived the friendly fire assault, and Steven Elliott. Elliott was one of the Rangers who fired upon Tillman...
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OSG High: Cop Gets More Than 2 For Tripping

((HT: MyFoxAustin))Take you to the Texas soccer action...As is the case in, pretty much every sporting event known to mankind, there is always the announcement of not getting on the field after a game is over...You get court-stormings and all that on a regular basis... and the students at Vandegrift beat Wiley High School, they decided that they wanted to celebrate.Georgetown (TX...
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Stanley Cup Playoffs: What Is This About Taking People Out Below The Waist...???

((HT: NHL on NBC/Some Hockey Videos/TSN))One was sad and the other was sad...If you get where the HQ is going...First is the one that drew people's ire...Colorado and Minnesota series... and it was all around Matt Cooke again...Tyson Barrie left the game against the Wild after a knee-on-knee hit from Matt Cooke and will miss four to six weeks with a medial collateral ligament...
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OSG Prem: And Moyes Is Out...

((HT: Sky Sports))The opinion of the Brits is interesting in this case...The press and the fans think that the sacking of Manchester United manager David Moyes was more on what he couldn't do versus what he did. The club lost more games in a Premier League season than they have in a long time.Now, the mess that is ManU is Ryan Giggs' for the remaining four games of the year...
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Ga. Southern's "Eagle Invasion" Recruiting Video Includes Statue Head-Butting

((ht: ajc.com))One of the great things about co-owning a Sports Blog is you can write about your alma-mater.Which is why I'm posting this Georgia Southern football recruiting story.Much like the fine folks at the AJC, we don't know much about incoming head coach Willie Fritz. Fritz takes over for the departed Jeff Monken who left for Army this past offseason and comes from...
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ESPN Analyst Keyshawn Johnson Facing Charges

((ht: sportingnews.com))Ooops.Former NFL wide receiver and current ESPN NFL Analyst Keyshawn Johnson finds himself in a bit of hot water to start the week..According to reports, Johnson was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery on his girlfriend at his home in the Hollywood Hills. He reportedly smashed her cell phone, cutting her hand."Key" was apparently detained...
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Coach Interrupts Stamkos Presser With Q-and-A

((HT: Sportsnet))Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos had to answer all those questions about "How ya feelin'?" since the knee in the back of the head he received last night in Game 3 of their playoff series with the Montreal Canadiens.Stamkos got a special guest in his scrum...And a "Seinfeld" reference, too...Not bad...
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So You Think You Can Fight Chara...???

((HT: Deadspin/NHL on NBC))The Detroit Red Wings Brendan Smith thought he wanted to...But this happened... thanks to the 7-inch height advantage...Dumb idea...Just dumb...
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36,000 Take To The Streets Of Boston

((HT: WBZ-TV))It was a cool gesture that personifies the whole Boston Marathon/Boston Strong mentalityTatyana McFadden won the Women's Wheelchair Division race today. She was racing for Team MR8- the Martin Richard-support team that was running in his memory and foundation...But it was what she did afterwards that was awesome...For McFadden, who turned 25 today, this was her...
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DEVELOPING: Moyes To Be Sacked At ManU...???

((HT: The Telegraph))Only 11 months in, the Chosen One could be the Departed One...David Moyes, hand-picked to be the successor for Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, seems to have lost the locker room and the executives. If Moyes is looking for any kind of assurance that he's going to be around after this season, he could be out the door before this week's game with...
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Here's A Guy Who Should Be Fired

((HT: ProSoccerTalk/WhoAteAllThePies))The HQ told you yesterday about how Blackpool's season seems to be circling the drain- as is their possible tenure in the Championship...The tangerines and tennis balls hitting the turf in protest of their owner in the game against Burnley...And now, the video is up of the coach hitting his player before he had the chance to check in for...
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OSG Prem: Looks Like It's Liverpool's To Lose...

((HT: NBCSN/BPL/BBC))Just don't tell them that...Norwich continues their gauntlet of all gauntlets to end the 2014 Premier League season- and, maybe, their Premier League lives...First stop was a game against Liverpool who had the chance to extend their lead at the top of the table...A 3-2 win will do exactly that... although the HQ will give the Canaries credit for sticking...
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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Passes At 76

((HT: CBC))A dominating middleweight in the 1960's, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders in a tavern in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1966. Carter and friend John Artis were convicted in 1967 and again in a new trial in 1976.Carter was freed in November of 1985 when his convictions were set aside after years of appeals. It was ultimately decided...
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Pirates and Brewers Brawl Over Carlos Gomez

Say what you will, but Milwaukee Brewers star Carlos Gomez is a talented guy. A fantastic baseball player, who hits for power, has speed to spare and can go get them in centerfield.But Gomez also seems to be a lightning rod for trouble because he shows off.In 2013, he set off a bench clearing situation with the Atlanta Braves on a home run when Braves catcher Brian McCann wouldn...
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Gregg Popovich's Message to Craig Sager: True Class

For all the grief San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gets about his gruff and often short answers when being interviewed during games, nobody can give him grief anymore.Pop did what can only be called one of the classiest things a coach could ever do as a sign of respect.During Sunday's Spurs game vs. Dallas on TNT, Popovich came over to do an interview between the 3rd and...
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ICYMI: Navy Baseball Players Lip Synch to Frozen: It's Hilarious

((ht: ftw.usatoday.com))The video you are about to see is alternately cheesy and yet pretty hilarious at the same time.Enjoy Navy baseball players Brad Borosak and Matt Kilby doing a spot-on lip-synch to a song from the Disney movie "Frozen".The two--and apparently a third teammate in the back absolutely nail the song "Love is an Open Door".Really, there is nothing...
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ICYMI: Andy Roddick Drills Fox Sports Hosts With Tennis Balls

Wait, what?Yeah, you might of missed this unless you are one of the small group of people who watch the nightly Fox Sports Live show on the FS1 Cable network.And quite honestly, we aren't in that group of people.But, videos from 2 of the hosts, Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole seem to always find their way to the Internet. And they are quite often pretty funny.So we thought we...
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Bryce Harper Benched For "Lack of Hustle"

((HT: MASN Nationals/MLB))Matt Williams, when he played in the majors, didn't take any crap from anybody and played all-out all the time.He expects the same as manager of the Washington Nationals...Slugger Bryce Harper didn't run out a ground ball in the bottom of the 6th inning in, what would amount to, a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Williams benched him for the...
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Do Not Chirp In Blake Griffin's Ear

((HT: Tyler Lashbrook's Vine))Lest this happen to you...
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