A Lip Reader Deciphers The Rest Of 2013's Manager-Umpire Fights

Lip-reader Evan Brunell is here to once again decipher a collection of manager-umpire fights. Previously, Brunell deciphered all of the arguments from the 2012 season and the first half of the 2013 season. Here now are the fights from the second half of the 2013 season. » 3/24/14 11:27am 3/24/14 11:27am

What Did Craig Kimbrel Say To His Bullpen Coach? We Asked A Lipreader…

Much criticism has landed on Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez since the Braves' miserable exit last night from the National League playoffs. Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel, the game's best reliever, was warm and ready in the bullpen, but Gonzalez says he never gave thought to bringing his closer in early. » 10/08/13 1:53pm 10/08/13 1:53pm

A Lip Reader Deciphers The Manager-Umpire Arguments Of 2013

Evan Brunell is a baseball writer and the president of the Massachusetts chapter of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. You can read more about his lip-reading methods in his post rounding up the best manager-ump arguments of 2012. » 7/29/13 4:40pm 7/29/13 4:40pm

Kobe Bryant Told Serge Ibaka His Nutshot On Blake Griffin Was "Hogshit"

Serge Ibaka's karate chop on Blake Griffin's junk earned him a healthy fine and criticism from some of the NBA's elite—including Kobe Bryant, who said if the Thunder star tried the trick on him, he'd respond with a smack in the mouth. » 3/06/13 5:40pm 3/06/13 5:40pm

Did Tom Crean Tell His Indiana Players To Flop Late In Last Night's…

Down five with less than 30 seconds remaining last night in Minneapolis, the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers found themselves in a bind: They needed points, but first they needed the ball. One way to achieve both without losing precious seconds was by somehow drawing an offensive flagrant foul on Minnesota's in-bounds… » 2/27/13 1:15pm 2/27/13 1:15pm

What Was John Harbaugh Ranting About During The Blackout? We Asked A…

One of the highlights of last night's Super Bowl broadcast was watching John Harbaugh berate a poor old man during the 34-minute power outage. We don't know who the old guy was (Update: He is the NFL's vice president of game operations, Mike Kensil), but we assume he was some kind of stadium official. Like the rest of … » 2/04/13 2:50pm 2/04/13 2:50pm