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Cal Ripken’s Mom Fends Off Man With Gun

Cal Ripken, Jr.’s 75-year-old mother was the victim of an attempted carjacking on Tuesday. Fortunately for Vi Ripken, she was able to think quickly under pressure and scared the would-be carjacker away. Vi says that she was approached by a …

Strike 3 Call: “Whoomp, There It Is!” [VIDEO] Strike 3 Call: “Whoomp, There It Is!” [VIDEO]
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Do you ever hear the phrase, “Whoomp, there it is!” anymore? Well, you’re about to, especially if your kid plays fall baseball. And no, it’s not because you’ve been transported back to the 90s when the song was made popular …

KHSAA: No Post-Game Handshakes in High School Sports
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The Lexington Herald Leader reported yesterday that the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has issued a new directive instructing teams not to make their players participate in post-game handshake lines, the reasoning being that too many altercations have taken place. …

Grant Balfour’s “Rage” Clears Benches in ALDS

If the great community of Reddit has taught us one thing (and it has taught the world many-a-things), it’s that Australians are weird. They just are. And A’s Australian-born closer, Grant Balfour, is no exception to that rule. “He’s always …

Joe Girardi: Yanks And Cubs To Fight It Out?

Joe Girardi is reportedly about to have two teams battling it out over who gets him, if sources are correct, and it could end up being very beneficial to him. After a slow season, the Cubs have fired manager Dale …

Pittsburgh Pirates Reach Playoffs After 21 Year Wait

Andrew McCutchen knew good things were afoot when Francisco Liriano showed up to Tuesday night’s Wild-Card game with his suit on: “He had the expectancy to win. When he showed up with his suit on, that got me hyped up.” …

Baseball Playoffs Set to Begin Tonight

It was an amazing finish for three American League teams competing for the right to play in the one game Wild Card that begins on Tuesday night. For the past several weeks, the Texas Rangers, the Tampa Bay Rays and …

Cubs Fire Manager Dale Sveum After Two Awful Seasons

In not-surprising news at all, the Chicago Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum today. Sveum, who had little coaching experience (Sveum had previously served as the Red Sox third base coach in 2004-05 and as an interim manager of the Brewers …

Mike Piazza Inducted Into Hall of Fame

How did you celebrate Mike Piazza Day? New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg claimed that Sunday was a day dedicated to Mike Piazza and named that day Mike Piazza Day. The forty-five-year-old has recently received the honor of being the …

Cleveland Indians Defeat Minnesota Twins

The recent victory for the Cleveland Indians against the Minnesota Twins, ending with a score of 5-1, perfectly positioned the Indians for competing for the AL wild card where at least a tie is pretty much guaranteed. The next phase …

Marlins No-Hitter Is For The Record Books

Everyone is praising Henderson Alvarez for his pitching skills in the game between the Miami Marlins and the Detroit Tigers. The game happened on Sunday at Marlins Park where the final score was 1-0. Henderson spoke about the thoughts that …

Alex Rodriguez Prepares to Faces Appeal Head On

MLB enthusiasts around the country can only imagine how a 211-game suspension must be weighing in on three-time American League MVP, Alex Rodriguez. Violating the league’s joint drug and collective bargaining agreements are steep penalties that are not taken lightly …

Dodgers’ Brian Wilson Lashes Out at Giants’ CEO Larry Baer

Its been almost a year since the 2012 World Series when the San Francisco Giants came out undefeated over the Detroit Tigers. Before his trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers, relief pitcher, Brian Wilson, was apart of the championship winning …

Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium

In a sport that has been marred in recent years by steroids investigations and doping scandals, there are still some shining lights. However, perhaps the brightest star in baseball had his black dwarf moment Thursday night. After coming into the …

Dodgers Fan Dies After Parking Lot Knife-Fight
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A disagreement became violent between several Dodgers/Giants fans on Wednesday night after the game at AT&T Park, and now a 24-year old man is dead. Authorities say they believe at least ten people were involved in the altercation and have …

Washington Nationals Reschedule Game

As a show of concern and solidarity the Washington Nationals have rescheduled their game against the Atlanta Braves as a result of the shooting which occurred during the morning hours on Monday at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters within …

Scotty McCreery Starts Baseball Tour

The former American Idol, Scotty McCreery is giving back and is helping the programs that support youth baseball. McCreery played baseball all through high school and knows what an impact being a part of a sport can have on today’s …

Darla Holloway: 4-Year Old Cancer Patient Wows Ballpark

Darla Holloway may be battling leukemia at just 4 years old, but that didn’t stop her from showing everyone at Fenway Park how it’s done when it comes to belting out “God Bless America”. Holloway appeared at Fenway on Tuesday …

Danny DeVito Crashes Dodgers Interview
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Danny DeVito has been making us laugh for years; he’s the tiny guy with the huge personality who’s worked in film, television, and behind the camera. He can play a cruel father with criminal tendencies (“Matilda”, “It’s Always Sunny In …

Banana Toss Apology: Giants Fan Says It Wasn’t Racial

A Giants fan who threw a banana at an Orioles player has apologized and says it was completely misconstrued. Alexander Poulides says that he did throw a banana at Orioles center fielder Adam Jones but that it wasn’t racially motivated …

Ripkin Abduction: Suspect Still Sought 1 Year Later

The man who kidnapped Vi Ripken–mother of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.–last summer is still being sought by police, who have released surveillance video in the hopes of finding anyone who might have information. The suspect took Ripken …