Alex Rodriguez Only Gave $5,090 Of The $403,862 He Raised For Charity…

The Boston Globe dug through the world of shady athlete charities this week, and while many of their findings were disappointing (if not surprising), we'd be remiss if we didn't highlight one charge in particular. It's been a while since anyone thought Alex Rodriguez was a stand-up guy, but this seems...egregious: » 3/02/13 2:15pm 3/02/13 2:15pm

Virginia Tech Cornerback Antone Exum Took Some Random Kids At Best Buy…

The NCAA allows bowl participants to accept sponsors' gifts up to $550 in value, and for players competing in Friday's Russell Athletic Bowl most of that value came in a $470 Best Buy gift card. That's valuable potential swag for most college kids, but Hokies defensive back Antone Exum—caught up in the spirit of the… » 12/24/12 5:28pm 12/24/12 5:28pm

Los Angeles Little League Stays Alive With Surprise Donation From Strip…

Jet Strip, which bills itself as "LA's Friendliest Gentlemen's Club," put $1,200 in the Lennox Little League's stirrup socks after the league was hit with a sharp increase in regulations and fees from the local school district that owns the fields it uses. An additional $1,600 in donations from local groups will keep… » 3/13/12 10:10am 3/13/12 10:10am

This Is What A $500,000 Babe Ruth Rookie Card Looks Like

A Delaware man is allowing the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum in Baltimore to display the Babe's rookie card—he was still a pitcher—for free, even though the card's approximate value is half a million dollars. [Big League Stew] » 7/07/10 3:00pm 7/07/10 3:00pm

From The Desk Of Gary Belsky: Gynecology Edition

Gary Belsky is the EIC of ESPN The Magazine, which you probably know as the strange, unwieldy object wedged into your mailbox every other week. Sometimes, funny things happen at Gary's magazine, and employees tell us about them. » 9/23/09 3:15pm 9/23/09 3:15pm