The first tiebreaker baseball game of the day has been highly entertaining, with the Brewers and Cubs locked in a pitchers’ duel all afternoon. But we all know an extra game is just a chance for one of the best baseball plays: A catcher getting hit in the dick and balls.
Last night, A.J. Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura wrestled in a singles match for the WWE championship for the third time in less than a month. They are two of the best wrestlers in WWE and their match work over the last few years puts them among the best wrestlers in the world.
On the list of worst-case scenarios for baseball catchers, this sequence has got to rank somewhere near the top: getting nailed in the junk by a deflected 102-mph fastball; requiring surgery for anything having to do with getting nailed in the junk by a deflected 102-mph fastball. But that appears to be the situation…
Minkah Fitzpatrick is now out of tonight’s LSU-Alabama game, but not before targeting Russell Gage’s dick and balls as the Tigers receiver tried to hurdle the All-American:
Stefan Heck, last seen around these parts ruining mock fantasy drafts, is a cohost of Real Good Show, a podcast about Canadian sports. For a live show this weekend, he created the above highlight reel—five minutes of guys getting hit in the nuts, all set to Peter Gabriel’s classic. It’s a beautiful thing.
West Indies batsman Jonathan Carter spent several minutes on the ground in agony after inside-edging himself right in the nuts during his squad’s one-day international against England today in Barbados. Yowza! The Guardian’s live blog put it thusly:
Pelicans rookie Buddy Hield was ejected from yesterday’s game against the Kings for whacking DeMarcus Cousins right in the yams. If you were wondering whether Hield’s teammates found the situation to be as amusing as you did, allow Anthony Davis’s Snapchat to clear a few things up for you:
NOOO. Buddy, you can’t do that. It’ll earn you an ejection every time, and shared pain among many, many men.
Australian cricketer Hilton Cartwright was tasked with standing in the silly point position—a spot just a few feet away from the batsman—during a Test match against Pakistan today. Cartwright’s corn cob ended up paying a heavy price:
What’s goin’ on down there?
USC linebacker Jabari Ruffin will miss the first half of the Trojans’ game against Utah State after being busted for stomping on Alabama cornerback Minkah Fitzpatrick’s balls.