Vin Scully To Return For A 66th Year, Gets Standing Ovation

This is cool. The Dodgers announced Vin Scully was returning in 2015 for a 66th year in the Los Angeles broadcast booth. They showed a pre-taped skit during the game tonight, featuring Hyun-Jin Ryu, Yasiel Puig, and Justin Turner making the announcement. After the video played, the feed turned back to the stadium… » 7/30/14 1:24am Today 1:24am

A Mets Game, As Experienced By The Team Twitter Account

We rag on the Mets here a good amount—mostly because it's so much fun—but tonight, during a 6-0 loss to the Phillies, the team twitter account got in on the joke and had some fun. With a healthy dose of self awareness and self-loathing humor, the twitter account presented the Mets Fan Experience, in eight tweets. » 7/29/14 11:05pm Yesterday 11:05pm

The Rangers Cap Off Rough Sixth Inning With Outfield Beanball

The Yankees scored seven runs in the sixth inning, the last coming thanks to this fielding miscue in right-center field. Alex Rios looks like he had a bead on a fly ball from Brett Gardner, but closes his glove too soon, causing it to bounce into centerfielder Leonys Martin and ricochet off his skull. The brush with… » 7/29/14 10:24pm Yesterday 10:24pm

Robbie Lawler Returned From Oblivion To Impose His Will On The World

Sometime shortly after Robbie Lawler started hitting Matt Brown unreasonably hard in San Jose, Calif. Saturday night, a low rumble shook my apartment. It felt and sounded strangely like—and turned out actually to be—fireworks. This was silly, entirely too literal, but given that the fight featured Lawler, a man far… » 7/29/14 7:36pm Yesterday 7:36pm

New Head Of NBA Players Union​ A Wartime Consigliere

The NBA players just elected Michele Roberts to be the new head of their union. As such, Roberts becomes the first woman to head a major sports union. Blah blah, progress, shattered ceilings, yay. » 7/29/14 6:28pm Yesterday 6:28pm

Urban Meyer Is Still Insane For Tim Tebow And Won't Shut Up

Urban Meyer is delusional. The synapses in his brain are slowly failing to fire in the proper manner. Or maybe the aliens finally came for him. Those are the only explanations we can possibly give for why Meyer appears to be the last person on Earth who still thinks Tebow can make it in the NFL. Even worse, he doesn't… » 7/29/14 6:02pm Yesterday 6:02pm

How Vincenzo Nibali Attacked A Quaint And Sinister Tour De France

In a Tour De France marred by crashes, hostile weather, and high-profile abandonments, Vincenzo Nibali never fell off his bike. Most riders tend to hit the deck at least once, given the distance and variability involved. The Tour spanned 3,653 kilometers across four countries and dozens of different riding surfaces… » 7/29/14 5:23pm Yesterday 5:23pm

Remember The Titans Is A Lie, And This Man Still Wants You To Know It

Not long after the release of Remember the Titans, the uplifting 2000 blockbuster about the integration of the T.C. Williams High School football team, former coach Herman Boone ceased to be the Titan his players all remembered. Instead, in public appearances, he began to play the role of Herman Boone playing Denzel… » 7/29/14 1:34pm Yesterday 1:34pm