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Bat Fetching Sports Dog Retires After 649 Consecutive Games

All dogs are good dogs. This is objective fact and I will not hear any arguments against it. But some dogs, like Miss Babe Ruth of Greensboro, N.C., are better dogs. Since she was a nine-month-old puppy, the black labrador retriever has worked for the Class A Greensboro Grasshoppers, living up to her breed’s namesake… » 8/30/15 11:55am 42 minutes ago

Braves Fan Dies After Falling From Turner Field Upper Deck

On Saturday night, a man at Turner Field fell from the upper deck during the seventh inning of the Atlanta Braves 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees. He was transferred to the Grady Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead a little after 11 p.m. The man was later identified as Gregory Murrey of Alpharetta, Ga. by the… » 8/30/15 10:46am Today 10:46am

The Nürburgring Nordschleife Is Not That Scary

I always overestimate how terrifying something I want to do is going to be before I actually do it. It’s probably for the best, but kind of annoying, nonetheless. These feelings of impending doom were a million times worse with the Nordschleife, given its reputation for eating n00bs. Guess what? It wasn’t that bad.
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Sunday's Best Deals: GoPro Silver, Garment Steamer, DualShock Charger, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 8/30/15 9:35am Today 9:35am

Montana Upsets Top-Ranked North Dakota State In Bonkers College Football Kickoff

Bob Stitt earned the Montana head coaching job by demonstrating an innovating offense at D-II Colorado School of Mines, and in his first game at the helm of the Grizzlies he managed the simple task of knocking off North Dakota State—NCAA Division I champions each of the past four seasons. » 8/29/15 7:25pm Yesterday 7:25pm

And Now, The Rare Sacrifice Fly Scored By A Man From Second Base

Tigers center fielder Anthony Gose caught a long fly from Josh Donaldson during fourth inning action in Toronto today and casually started jogging back to the dugout. That’d be fine, except it wasn’t the third out of the inning—and the Blue Jays had Ryan Goins on second base. » 8/29/15 2:56pm Yesterday 2:56pm

Results Of Baylor Investigation: We Need Another Investigation 

In reaction to one of its football players being convicted of sexually assaulting another student, Baylor announced it would investigate “the circumstances associated with this case.” Merely a week later, the university released results from the law professor-led investigation at 7 p.m. Central on a Friday—ensuring… » 8/29/15 12:37pm Yesterday 12:37pm

The NCAA Has Always Paid Players; Now It's Just Harder To Pretend They Don't

Contrary to popular belief, the NCAA has only ever truly enforced a nationwide prohibition on payments to athletes for three years—from 1948 to 1951. Prior to that, there was no NCAA-wide rule on scholarships at all, meaning that the full flowering of the popularity of college football prior to World War II was… » 8/29/15 12:25pm Yesterday 12:25pm

Callum Wilson Overhead Kick Gives Bournemouth Lead On Leicester City

We noted here that AFC Bournemouth had the potential to be one of the Premiership’s most exciting clubs this season, and the Cherries haven’t let us down—with Callum Wilson’s acrobatic overhead kick putting his side up 1-0 in the first half today against Leicester City. » 8/29/15 10:32am Yesterday 10:32am

Saturday's Best Deals: Bluetooth Speakers, Cheap Sound Bar, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 8/29/15 8:56am Yesterday 8:56am