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Somehow, Only Blue Jays Were Punished For Their Scrap With The Royals

Sunday’s dust-up between the Blue Jays and Royals was, almost exclusively, Kansas City’s fault. The Royals plunked Troy Tulowitzki, plunked Josh Donaldson, and brushed him back two more times before Toronto’s Aaron Sanchez retaliated by hitting Alcides Escobar. So it’s kind of weird that only Sanchez and manager John… » 8/04/15 4:15pm 13 minutes ago

NHL Teams Up With MLB's Insane Media Team, Which Could Be Awesome

If you love baseball, subscribing to MLB.tv is a nobrainer. For $20 a month, you get on-demand access to any game over the internet. It’s amazing. Now the NHL is teaming up with the super innovative media department behind the product, which could end up producing some incredible new viewing experiences for fans.
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22 Years Ago Today, Nolan Ryan Beat The Shit Out Of Robin Ventura

You charge the mound because you’re furious. Because you want to hurt someone. You know you’ll be ejected, fined, suspended, but it’s all worth it for brief taste of revenge. You never do it thinking that it all might go horribly wrong, and you might wind up on the receiving end of one of the most iconic beatdowns in… » 8/04/15 1:26pm Today 1:26pm

Why Is Diplo Trying to Pass Off My Friend's Baby Photo as His Own?

Two days ago, DJ and well-known dick Diplo posted to Instagram a photo of a fan at a concert—ostensibly Diplo-themed—holding a poster. On the poster is a picture of a towheaded toddler, flaunting a spectacular bowl cut. The words “I love ü Thomas West”—Diplo’s first and middle name is Thomas Wesley—are written beneath. » 8/04/15 1:22pm Today 1:22pm

Today's Best Deals: GoPro Session, $25 Speakers, Portable Power, 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. » 8/04/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Vloggers Faked a Surveillance Video, But Did They Destroy hitchBOT?

It’s now clear that two video bloggers faked a “surveillance video” showing the destruction of hitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot. What’s still unclear is whether the pair were responsible for actually destroying the bot, and whether we can expect more to come from their “prank.” » 8/04/15 12:59pm Today 12:59pm

A.J. Pierzynski Hit A Game-Tying Ninth-Inning Home Run And This Was…

The Braves took a wild 9-8 victory from the Giants with a two-run, 12th-inning walkoff shot from 30-year-old rookie Adonis Garcia, and they wouldn’t have made it that far without catcher A.J. Pierzynski’s ninth-inning, two-out, two-run bomb. But nothing was more fun than Pierzynski trying to frame a pitch that bounced… » 8/04/15 10:45am Today 10:45am

Vote In The Only College Football Poll That Matters—The Deadspin 25

Preseason polls are inherently stupid. But instead of wasting our time arguing with the power-mad beat writers of America, Deadspin proposes that it’s time for the right to determine college football’s best teams—or perhaps just its most interesting—to be taken away from the idiot writers and given to you, the idiot… » 8/04/15 10:32am Today 10:32am

Some Guy Simulated 1,000 Seasons Into The Future In Football Manager

Everybody knows that the true joy of playing Football Manager is getting a decade or so into the future and seeing the new Messis and Ronaldos and Mourinhos and Guardiolas come and go. Reddit user “Lorf_Yimzo” took this to its logical conclusion, setting up a save in England, simulating into the year 3015, and… » 8/04/15 9:35am Today 9:35am