• Albert Pujols, David Ortiz and Adrian Beltre reach remarkable milestones

    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about.

    Big League Stew
  • Yankees startled by unexpected visitor in Safeco Field dugout

    The New York Yankees were going about their business in impressive fashion on Wednesday when an unexpected and unwelcomed visitor dropped into their dugout. Fortunately, the Yankees were in the field at the time of the incident. The Yankees dugout had mostly emptied out in the middle of the…

    Big League Stew
  • Rating the items in Riley Curry's giant playhouse on a scale of 1 to Fun

    NBA MVP Stephen Curry, his wife Ayesha, and their daughters Riley and Ryan have quickly become basketball’s most visible family. While the attention hasn’t always been positive, the Currys have welcomed their status as celebrities. Riley is not exactly a child star, but she’s the most popular NBA…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Yu Darvish stuns Reds with history-making home run

    In one of the most shocking moments this season, Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish did something that no other Japanese-born pitcher had ever done while wearing the uniform of an American League team. In his second plate appearance of the game, which was only the 14th of his MLB career, the…

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Aug 25
    8:05 PM EDT
    Cleveland at Texas
    Preview Game
  • Larry Fedora claims Tim Beckman got fired because he didn't win enough

    Larry Fedora’s team reached the ACC title game in 2015 . This is a stretch, Larry Fedora. Former Illinois coach Tim Beckman is now a volunteer coach at North Carolina. Beckman spent the 2015 season out of football after he was fired a week before the season as multiple former players reported…

    Dr. Saturday
  • Gentleman Bryce Harper assists Katie Ledecky with Olympic medals

    Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky proved she’s more than a one-sport star on Wednesday night at Nationals Park. Ledecky, who won four gold medals and one silver at the Rio Olympics, fired a perfect strike for the ceremonial first pitch before Washington’s game against the rival Baltimore Orioles. …

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Aug 25
    7:05 PM EDT
    Baltimore at Washington
    Preview Game
  • Coyotes make historic hire in naming Dawn Braid as skating coach

    The Arizona Coyotes made history on Wednesday in their announcement of three new hires to the coaching staff. Braid is now the first woman to be hired to coach full-time in NHL history. “It’s something that I’ve wanted to see happen,” Braid said.

    Puck Daddy
  • McIlroy happy to be 'proven somewhat wrong' about Olympic golf

    Rory McIlroy was pleasantly surprised by Olympic golf. Rory McIlroy was one of the most vocal — and blunt — pro golf voices that didn’t appear supportive of golf’s return to the Olympics. The four-time major winner said he would be watching the “sports that matter,” rather than golf’s first…

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Jordan Spieth happy with his season, would like 20 seasons like it

    Jordan Spieth is looking to pick up a third win this season at The Barclays. Alright, so Jordan Spieth didn’t win a major this year, the year after winning the Masters and U.S. Open and coming up a total of four shots shy of winning the single-season Grand Slam. While that’s disappointing, Spieth…

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Los Angeles celebrates 'Kobe Bryant Day'

    It’s been a whirlwind retirement for Kobe Bryant. On Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers legend rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to unveil his new $100 million venture-capital fund. The date marks the two jersey numbers (8 and 24) Bryant wore during his 20 years with the club.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Billy Butler regrets role in clubhouse scuffle that gave him concussion

    A weird month for the Oakland A’s got even weirder last Friday in Chicago when Billy Butler and Danny Valencia were involved in a clubhouse scuffle over the latter’s cleat endorsement deal. The physical altercation resulted in Billy Butler sustaining a concussion, which landed him on MLB’s…

    Big League Stew
  • Ryan Burns to start at QB in Stanford season opener

    Stanford quarterback Ryan Burns will start the team’s opening game of the season vs. Kansas State on Sep. 2. Senior Ryan Burns will be Stanford's starting QB in the season opener against Kansas State, Keller Chryst to see action vs. Wildcats

    Dr. Saturday
  • Lane Johnson says he'll sue supplement company over suspension

    Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson first complained about the NFLPA’s lack of supplement testing after his positive test triggered a 10-game suspension. Now he says he’ll sue the supplement company that he says sold him the amino acids that led to the positive test. Johnson had $25…

    Shutdown Corner
  • Report: Mitt Romney 'lobbying' for BYU to Big 12

    While Mitt Romney won’t be endorsing Donald Trump for president, he’s reportedly stumping for BYU’s inclusion into the Big 12. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate wants to see the Cougars in the conference if the Big 12 expands.

    Dr. Saturday
  • White Sox new field name sponsored by company with unfortunate logo

    As of Nov. 2016, the Chicago White Sox’s stadium will have a new name. The team announced a partnership with residential mortgage company Guaranteed Rate on Wednesday. As a result, the White Sox will play at “Guaranteed Rate Field” in 2017.

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Aug 25
    8:10 PM EDT
    Seattle at Chi White Sox
    Preview Game
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. out at least two more races; Bowman and Gordon to sub

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have missed A Minimum of seven races in 2016 . You won’t be seeing Dale Earnhardt Jr. in a Sprint Cup car until the Richmond race at the earliest. Hendrick Motorsports said Wednesday that Earnhardt has not been cleared to resume racing by doctors for at least the next two…

    From The Marbles
  • Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar could face shorter suspensions for failed drug tests

    Jon Jones’ USADA suspension could be just for one year. What was expected to be possible two-year suspensions for Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones after failing drug tests last month will be shortened, according to MMA Fighting. This comes due to a World Anti-Doping Agency code that lists…

    Cagewriter