Vladimir Guerrero Had Hubris, And He Had Balls

The following is excerpted from Jonah Keri's Up, Up, & Away: The Kid, The Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, Le Grand Orange, Youppi!, The Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos, a wonderful and definitive account of Montreal's much-lamented baseball team. The book will be released in… » 3/03/15 11:07am 41 minutes ago

Will Jurors Hear About The Other Friend Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Shot?

With no smoking gun, circumstantial evidence is playing a large role in the state's case against Aaron Hernandez for the murder of Odin Lloyd. And what better way to convince jurors that Hernandez is capable of shooting his friend than by introducing evidence that he shot a different friend just four months earlier? » 3/03/15 8:53am Today 8:53am

HS Basketball Team Booted From Playoffs For Wearing "Illegal Uniforms"

The Nathaniel Narbonne High School (Harbor City, Calif.) girls basketball team has lost their place in the Los Angeles City Section Open Division finals—and has been barred from the state tournament—for wearing "illegal uniforms" in Saturday's semifinal victory over View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High… » 3/03/15 1:00am Today 1:00am

Robert Flores To Nick Young: There's A 70% Chance You'll Miss

After Robert Flores ethered his girlfriend Iggy Azalea on SportsCenter, Nick Young should've just logged off. Instead, he went after Flores on Twitter, and even threatened—insofar as a Twitter-delivered threat from an NBA player to an ESPN personality can be considered a threat—to fight Flores. » 3/03/15 12:05am Today 12:05am

Rugby League Superstar Jarryd Hayne Signs Futures Contract With 49ers

Former Rugby League superstar Jarryd Hayne—who quit in October to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL—just announced at a press conference that he has signed a futures contract with the San Francisco 49ers. This means that Hayne won't count against the 49ers 53-man roster limit for next season. Hayne said that his… » 3/02/15 10:39pm Yesterday 10:39pm

Hassan Whiteside Tackles Alex Len To The Floor In A Real NBA Fight

Hassan Whiteside fought just to make it to the NBA. He only played 111 minutes for the Kings in his first two seasons after being drafted, before he was waived. He played a season in the D-League without getting called up. He played in Lebanon, and then China, and then Lebanon again, and then China again. He went… » 3/02/15 10:04pm Yesterday 10:04pm

Seven Players Ejected As Texas Knocks Off Baylor 

Texas just topped 14th ranked Baylor to bolster its NCAA tournament hopes, but not without some (threatened) fisticuffs. With two minutes left in overtime, Baylor's Royce O'Neale* and Texas's Isaiah Taylor dove for a loose ball. O'Neale—accidentally, it looks like—elbowed Taylor, prompting the benches to clear. » 3/02/15 9:36pm Yesterday 9:36pm

Alfredo Despaigne Has The Slowest Home Run Trots Ever

Cuban left fielder Alfredo Despaigne is one of the best baseball players not currently playing in Major League Baseball, and he's going to celebrate home runs however he damn pleases. Today his Alazanes de Granma took on Cazadores de Artemisa, and Despaigne mashed two homers. To celebrate, he busted out the two… » 3/02/15 8:38pm Yesterday 8:38pm

Adam Johnson Arrested, Allegedly Had Sex With 15-Year-Old Girl: Report

According to numerous reports out of England, Sunderland winger Adam Johnson was arrested today by Durham Police on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. A Durham Police spokesperson would only tell news outlets that "a 27-year-old man was arrested earlier today on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl… » 3/02/15 7:39pm Yesterday 7:39pm

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