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Red Sox Beards: David Ortiz Will Shave Beard Red Sox Beards: David Ortiz Will Shave Beard

“Fear the beard” worked, and now some of the World Series winning Red Sox players are ready to go back to clean-shaven faces. World Series MVP David Ortiz and outfielder Shane Victorino plan to shave their beards in a promotional …

Hot Dog Injury Lawsuit Filed by Baseball Fan Goes Before Missouri Supreme Court Hot Dog Injury Lawsuit Filed by Baseball Fan Goes Before Missouri Supreme Court
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The Missouri Supreme Court is reviewing a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals filed by a fan who was injured during a game in 2009. John Coomer, of Overland Park, Kansas, was injured after the Royals team mascot Slugerrr threw …

David Ortiz Named World Series MVP (Duh) David Ortiz Named World Series MVP (Duh)

Following the Boston Marathon Bombings in April, David Ortiz informed Red Sox fans gathered at Fenway Park that “This is our fucking city and no body is going to dictate our freedom.” Wednesday night, Ortiz was able to demonstrate the …

Akron RubberDucks Make Baseball Lots of Fun Akron RubberDucks Make Baseball Lots of Fun
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Or at least Ernie would like to hope so. In a press conference at the downtown Akron Civic Theater, team owner Ken Babby announced the name change of Akron’s minor league baseball team. Known as the Akron Aeros since 1997, …

James Taylor Messes Up National Anthem at World Series Games [VIDEO] James Taylor Messes Up National Anthem at World Series Games [VIDEO]

It happens to the best of us, right? We’re ready to sing a song or recite something we’ve done a million times and know by heart, only to have a brain fart. This happened to James Taylor on Thursday when …

Dodgers Trailing Cardinals in NLCS Dodgers Trailing Cardinals in NLCS

It’s that wonderful time of year in America, the weather is getting a bit cooler, everything comes in pumpkin flavor, and the World Series is almost upon us. But we still have a few more games to go until we …

Cal Ripken’s Mom Fends Off Man With Gun 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 …

Grant Balfour’s “Rage” Clears Benches in ALDS 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 …

Alex Rodriguez Sues MLB For “Contract Interference” Alex Rodriguez Sues MLB For “Contract Interference”

Bad boy of baseball, Alex Rodriguez is suing Major League Baseball claiming the league interfered with his contracts and business relationships. Rodriguez claims in the lawsuit that MLB bought the cooperation of the chief witness against him. Rodriguez’s people also …

Pittsburgh Pirates Reach Playoffs After 21 Year Wait 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 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 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 …

Alex Rodriguez Prepares to Faces Appeal Head On 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 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 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 …

Washington Nationals Reschedule Game 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 …

Dallas Cowboys Top List Of Most Valuable Teams Dallas Cowboys Top List Of Most Valuable Teams

While the National Football League may not have the worldwide following that is so coveted in sports, it does continue to be far and away the most lucrative league in the world. NFL franchises, including the really bad ones, are …

Alex Rodriguez, 12 others suspended by MLB Alex Rodriguez, 12 others suspended by MLB

While speaking at a press conference before tonight’s game Alex Rodriguez called the last seven months of his life a “nightmare”. Unfortunately for A-rod, he will not be waking up anytime soon. Major League Baseball handed down punishment today of …

Alex Rodriguez May Face Lifetime Ban Alex Rodriguez May Face Lifetime Ban

Major League Baseball’s battle with performance enhancing drugs has been widely documented, including here on WPN, but the latest string of players being persecuted for use is starting to show just how damage the fight can be to the sport. …

Former Major League Baseball MVP Braun Suspended Former Major League Baseball MVP Braun Suspended

Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers has performed a non-denial denial when he responded Monday to allegations of performance-enhancing substance use. Braun, who was named as an MVP in autumn of 2011 after the World Series, claimed in his statement …