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Omar Infante leaves game after taking pitch to jaw (VIDEO)

There was a scary moment in Kansas City Monday night, as Royals second baseman Omar Infante was hit in the face by a pitch from Rays right-hander Heath Bell in the bottom of the seventh inning.  Infante appeared to be struck in the jaw and was treated by Kansas City's trainers before the bloodied player left the game. As you can see in the hard to watch video, Bell'...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter reunites with ‘Core Four’ for final Yankees home opener (VIDEO)

The Core Four are back together — at least for a day — as Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte threw out the first pitch to Jorge Posada and Derek Jeter at Yankee Stadium on Monday.Under overcast skies, New York Yankees fans got their first chance at home to say goodbye to the retiring captain and they did it with a standing ovation.Jeter's final opening game in the Bronx had...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pinball player has once-in-a-lifetime action during game expo (VIDEO)

A Michigan man got an old school pinball version of a hole-in-one when his silver ball got stuck perfectly between bumper and kicker — and wouldn't stop.Steve Muller was playing the Af-Tor pinball game by Wico Thursday at the 2014 Michigan Pinball Expo when something he never seen before happened.The ball started bouncing repeatedly back and forth between a bumper and kicker...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Ehrhoff tweets photos of his ear after a puck splits it open (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

Christian Ehrhoff of the Buffalo Sabres tweeted three images showing his ear after a puck sliced it open during Sunday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.The 31-year-old German-born Ehrhoff (pronounced ear off?) needed 40 stitches to repair his butchered ear and proudly shared the before, during and after images with his 28,000 Twitter followers."WARNING, graphic...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

White House considering selfie ban after David Ortiz tweet: Report

David Ortiz might have taken the last White House selfie ever — or at least while President Obama is in office.Obama is considering a ban on the phone pics with White House guests after Big Papi reportedly used the opportunity to plug a corporate sponsor.Ortiz took the controversial selfie with a smiling Obama Tuesday afternoon during the Boston Red Sox team's visit to the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman sings national anthem, boyfriend proposes right after

As far as big days go for a single person, this moment for one young lady at Tropicana Field was like a grand slam and perfect game rolled into one.There have been countless marriage proposals at ballparks around the country, many of which have their own unique twists. But Adam Deeb's proposal to Shauna Thorne at Sunday's Tampa Bay Rays game may be one of the more memorable...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NYC cops and firemen in wild brawl during charity hockey game (VIDEO)

They may not have the playmaking skills of the NHL but,  when it comes to dropping the gloves on the ice, the pros have nothing on New York City's finest and bravest. That fact was apparent when a bench-clearing brawl broke out during a charity hockey game between New York City cops and firefighters on Sunday at Nassau Coliseum.The wild scene erupted in the second period as...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Z wears medallion of group who believe whites are 'wicked and weak': Report

Jay-Z caused a little stir at Barclays Center last week when he wore a shiny medallion the size of a CD symbolizing the Five Percent Nation. The rap star and founder of the Roc Nation sports agency was sitting court-side at a Nets game on Tuesday with wife Beyonce when he was snapped wearing the controversial symbol of the group which embraces radical positions regarding religion...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bootleg Cubs mascot punches dude for removing his head (VIDEO)

An imitation Chicago Cubs bear mascot punched out a man who removed his giant head in a Wrigleyville bar Saturday.Clearly, this was NOT the Cubs' official Clark the Cub mascot — but some mutant version of the cuddly cub. While Clark was prancing around Wrigley Field, this brute was brawling with patrons in a saloon.Kind of like those dirty Elmos who hang around Times Square...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Davis leads Mets to victory with pinch-hit grand slam (VIDEO)

Ike Davis belted a pinch-hit grand slam off J.J. Hoover in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Mets a 6-3 walk-off victory over the Reds Saturday.  The dramatic moment came just a day after manager Terry Collins announced Lucas Duda would start over him at first base.“That’s basically going to be my role, so that’s going to be every game,” Davis said later of being...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cuban, Trump in rich guy feud over Bills ownership

One big  question still remains — after the death of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson last week — is what happens to the organization now that the beloved NFL pioneer has passed on.Somehow real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump has thrown his wispy hairdo into the mix and says he is the only person who can keep the team in western New York."People have actually...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss beats Auburn with walk-off HR on attempted intentional walk (GIF)

Ole Miss turned an intentional walk into a walk-off home run to knock off Auburn in 13 innings Friday night.The bizarre ending occurred when Auburn reliever Jay Wade attempted to intentionally walk Austin Anderson with two runners in scoring position, but lobbed his first pitch into the strike zone and the third baseman drilled a three-run bomb over the right-field fence for the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Young robs Brandon Phillips of a home run with a great leaping catch (VIDEO)

The New York Mets needed something to get them started Friday night after three straight losses to open the season. Right away, in the top of the first,  Mets outfielder Eric Young did his part against the Cincinnati Reds.Young robbed Brandon Phillips of a home run with a great leaping catch at the left-field fence and the Mets went on to their first victory of the season.Overcast...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cute girl in bikini gets tasered for charity (VIDEO)

This young woman takes a taser like a champ and raised money for charity after a group of men each donated $100 to watch her get shocked.Charity — a good thing.  Tasering a woman like that — way too creepy.Cops, tasers and bikinis? Must be getting ready for spring break.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Skydiver almost hit by meteorite during jump

A Norwegian skydiver almost had a close encounter of the deadly kind after a meteorite went hurtling by him in mid-air while he plummeted to earth — and it was all caught on video in what geologists called a world-first occurrence.Anders Helstrup was the lucky skydiver who just being pulverized by the chuck of space rock as it flew past him at 300mph after he jumped from a plane...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Schumacher shows 'moments of consciousness'

In what has to be the first positive news for fans and family of Michael Schumacher in a long time, the Formula 1 racing champion is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening."After more than three months in a coma, the seven-time champion is "making progress," said Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm.Schumacher has opened his eyes and has had interaction...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ominous tornado clouds move in on Double-A game in Texas

On Thursday night, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Royals) were set to do battle with the Frisco Rough Riders (Rangers) in Double-A ball, but Mother Nature had other ideas.Jasen Southward was able to capture this surreal image of a tornado moving in on the Texas stadium:This is the tornado moving into McKinney. @DFWscanner pic.twitter.com/azjj4swnvF— Baseball Do (@BaseballDo)...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds fan flips off Matt Adams after winning battle for foul ball (VIDEO)

Players battle fans for foul balls in the stands every so often — usually without incident. So it was a little bizarre when the Cardinals Matt Adams and a Reds fan got into a little tiff Thursday night.The Cardinals first baseman and the first-row Reds fan both had a right to Chris Heisey's foul pop during the third inning at Great American Ball Park but, ultimately, it was...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

White House takes David Ortiz to task for opportunistic selfie

The White House is calling foul on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz taking a shameless selfie with President Obama — which is turning out to be a commercial plug for corporate sponsor Samsung.The situation with “Big Papi” taking the promotional cell phone photo in the middle of a televised event with the president for a paycheck has become hairier than Madonna's armpits and...
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14 days ago  |  1 Comment

NYC broadcasters blast Daniel Murphy's paternity leave: 'They should have had a C-section!' (VIDEO)

Right before Mike Francesa blasted Daniel Murphy for missing the first two games of the season while on paternity leave, two other New York sports radio hosts were criticizing the New York Mets second baseman for staying with his wife for the birth of their first child.WFAN morning host Boomer Esiason said Murphy should have forced his wife to have a C-section before the season to...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU's Nick O'Leary to miss spring training after another motorcycle accident: Report

Florida State starting tight end Nick O’Leary will miss the rest of spring training because of injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident — his second in less than a year.FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher said the All-ACC second teamer injured his ankle and was “skinned from head to toe.”O’Leary, the grandson of golfer Jack Nicklaus, caught 33 passes for 557 yards and seven...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter caught off guard by timing of Astros' dugout salute

In the first inning of the New York Yankees game against the Houston Astros Wednesday night, the home team showed their appreciation for retiring  Derek Jeter with a rare but sincere gesture — exiting the dugout for a standing ovation.It happened during Jeter's at-bat with one out in the first inning, when he walked to the plate and was receiving a nice welcome from the Astros...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

High schooler throws perfect game, strikes out everyone in first varsity start

The real question now for high school pitcher Michael Delio is Where are the Yankees?Delio, a Long Island junior making his first varsity start, tossed a perfect game and struck out all 21 batters to lead Carle Place to a 15-0 win over Hempstead Tuesday in non-league game, reports Newsday."I've had dreams of throwing no-hitters and perfect games but nothing like this,"...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray to face hearing after brutal hit on Kostka: Report

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Douglas Murray received a match penalty for the hit on his Tampa Bay Lightning counterpart Michael Kostka Tuesday night, and now he will face a hearing with the league office this week.According to reports, the hearing will take place by phone Thursday morning at 11 EST and his punishment will be at maximum a five-game suspension. Per league rules...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter starts farewell tour by being plunked

The good news during Derek Jeter's first plate appearance of his last season as a player — he got to first base.The bad news — he got hit by a pitch.The Yankee captain got plunked on the left forearm by a Scott Feldman 0-1 fastball, sending him twirling out of the batter’s box and shaking his left arm in pain.While each and every Jeter fan held their collective breaths...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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