Justin Verlander And His Hacked Photos: A Partial Timeline

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander made multiple appearances in the wave of celebrity nude pics that leaked Sunday. A big album of photos appear to have been taken from his iPhone, and some of them match up to his MLB schedule. » 9/01/14 3:17pm 9/01/14 3:17pm

Justin Verlander And His Butt Appear In Celebrity Nude Pic Flood [NSFW]

A huge wave of nude celebrity photos hit the internet earlier today. Some, like Jennifer Lawrence's, were confirmed to be real; others were disputed and debunked as fake. Among them were a series of photos featuring two people who look an awful lot like—and almost certainly are, though for obvious reasons we feel it… » 8/31/14 10:01pm 8/31/14 10:01pm

Injuries Are Laying Waste To The Tigers; Not Even The Bat Boy Is Safe

Things are not going well for the Detroit Tigers. Earlier this evening, Justin Verlander left the game with right shoulder soreness after just one inning. Anibal Sanchez was placed on the disabled list Sunday and is expected to miss up to four weeks. Joakim Soria also wound up on the DL yesterday. The fickle… » 8/11/14 11:38pm 8/11/14 11:38pm

Justin Verlander And "Justin Verlander," Just Hangin' Out

This gem was taken during the Tigers-Diamondbacks series in July, according to reader Ed. Somehow, the real Justin Verlander is the least Verlander-looking person in the photo. » 8/07/14 6:30pm 8/07/14 6:30pm

Torii Hunter Kissing An Alligator

Torii Hunter is scared of alligators. Even though it is totally reasonable to be scared of a wild animal whose finishing move is called the "death roll," Justin Verlander dared Hunter to confront his fear and kiss an alligator. » 3/04/14 12:58pm 3/04/14 12:58pm

Stephen Vogt Is Your Newest Unlikely Postseason Hero

The most compelling bat of last night's Tigers-A's game came in the bottom of the seventh. Oakland had runners on second and third with two outs, and backup catcher Stephen Vogt did his best to make Justin Verlander look mortal. » 10/06/13 11:47am 10/06/13 11:47am

Pablo Sandoval And The Giants Rocked Detroit For A Shocking Game 1 Win

There were many predictions being tossed around in the minutes before Game 1's first pitch, but what most folks generally agreed upon was that Tigers ace Justin Verlander would have little-to-no problem with this Giants lineup. By the same token, there was no chance (right?) that Barry Zito, who pitched a $100… » 10/24/12 11:35pm 10/24/12 11:35pm

Your World Series Game 1 Open Thread

The World Series is upon us! Game 1 starts at 8 p.m. EDT, and this is where you can yak about the game as it unfolds before your eager eyes. Tonight's pitching matchup is Barry Zito vs. Justin Verlander, which means that you will be simultaneously soothed by Zito's totally chill curveball and electrified by… » 10/24/12 7:45pm 10/24/12 7:45pm

Justin Verlander And Kate Upton Are A "Good-Looking Pair," According To…

Say, did you hear the rumor that Tigers ace Justin Verlander is dating supermodel Kate Upton? Exciting stuff, no? Well, Celebuzz says it's true, and that "multiple family members"—Verlander's and Upton's grandfathers, to be exact—"have confirmed it." » 10/12/12 6:05pm 10/12/12 6:05pm

AL MVP Justin Verlander Eats Like You Do When You're Drunk At 2 A.M.

Your roundup of all the hottest hot-stove items of the day (and whatever shit Ken Rosenthal is throwing against the wall). This is ... HOT FUCKING STOVE!!! » 1/12/12 7:00pm 1/12/12 7:00pm

Justin Verlander Is MVP, Albert Pujols May Be Older Than We Think, And…

Your roundup of all the hottest hot-stove items of the day (and whatever shit Ken Rosenthal is throwing against the wall). This is ... HOT FUCKING STOVE!!! » 11/21/11 5:55pm 11/21/11 5:55pm

If Tom Verducci Thinks Justin Verlander Pitched Like Bob Gibson, Tom…

Look, please, for pity's sake: Justin Verlander pitched a mediocre game last night. Craggs already said his piece about the frantic efforts of the sports press corps to sculpt the pile of horse poop Verlander left on the pitcher's mound into a living, breathing unicorn. The relentlessly genial Joe Posnanski is… » 10/14/11 11:43pm 10/14/11 11:43pm

Justin Verlander "Gutted Out" "Gritty," "Gutsy" Performance Last Night,…

Justin Verlander threw 133 pitches yesterday, which is a lot, and he gave up four runs on eight hits, which isn't so great. By most standards, he pitched a so-so game. By his standards, he was awful. But because the Tigers won a game they had to win, and because the prevailing narrative calls for Justin Verlander to… » 10/14/11 2:35pm 10/14/11 2:35pm

If The Lockout Persists, Kobe Bryant Has a Highlight Reel That Might…

Your morning roundup for Aug. 1, the day we learned what booze is doing to Britain. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 8/01/11 10:09am 8/01/11 10:09am

American Patriot Tim Howard Thinks Soccer Ceremonies In America Should…

Your morning roundup for June 26, a day after a man who lost his arm to a rocket in Afghanistan caught a foul ball. » 6/26/11 10:00am 6/26/11 10:00am

The Grizzlies Were Prince To The Thunder's Morris Day Last Night

Your morning roundup for May 14, the day after a homeless Bulgarian man beheaded an elderly British woman in a Spanish supermarket, walked away "clutching the head by its hair, leaving a trail of blood dripping to the ground," but got caught after an Italian motorcyclist threw a helmet at his face. Oh, Europe. » 5/14/11 10:00am 5/14/11 10:00am

The Pacquiao/Mosley Fight Ended Up Being NASCAR's Undercard Last Night

Your morning roundup for May 8, the day we watched the world's terroristic boogeyman watching himself and channel surfing like an Ritalin-addled preteen whose parents won't spring for a DVR. » 5/08/11 9:45am 5/08/11 9:45am

Detroit Pitcher Justin Verlander Throws Second Career No-Hitter

In today's 9-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander was within one walk of a perfect game. His first career no-hitter came against the Milwaukee Brewers in 2007. » 5/07/11 7:15pm 5/07/11 7:15pm