• Amid heavy criticism, WNBA rescinds players’ warmup shirt fines

    Members of the New York Liberty await the start of a game against the Atlanta Dream on July 13, 2016. After receiving heavy criticism for fining three teams and their players for wearing black warmup shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and of police officers, a decision that led the teams to…

    Ball Don't Lie26 mins ago
  • Pirates fan makes a perfect barehanded grab

    On Sunday at PNC Park, one Pittsburgh Pirates fan performed a public service for everyone watching. On the 3-2 pitch, catcher Elias Diaz hit the ball foul, and it careened toward the stands on the first base side. It sailed over the Phillies’ dugout, and it was headed right for a Pirates fan…

    Big League Stew29 mins ago
  • Iowa State DB Nigel Tribune arrested for OWI

    Iowa State dB Nigel Tribune (34) has started 26 games in three seasons. A starter on Iowa State’s defense was arrested over the weekend. According to the Des Moines Register, defensive back Nigel Tribune was booked for OWI early Sunday morning in Ames.

    Dr. Saturday52 mins ago
  • Flyers re-sign Brayden Schenn to four-year contract

    The Philadelphia Flyers and young forward Brayden Schenn avoided salary arbitration and came to terms on a four-year contract. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the average annual value of Schenn’s contract with the Flyers is worth $5.125 million. The 24-year-old Schenn was one of the bigger names…

    Puck Daddy
  • Video: Dudes can't stop dunking on Andre Drummond at the Drew League

    Andre Drummond hasn’t had this much pie on his face since the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards. Maybe it was payback for the vicious block Andre Drummond unleashed on a Danish child in June. Andre Drummond is a savage.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Texas fills big hole with LSU transfer Trent Domingue

    Trent Domingue (14) scored a touchdown for LSU on a fake field goal against Florida. Texas filled a big hole on its roster over the weekend. The Longhorns confirmed the addition of kicker Trent Domingue, a graduate transfer from LSU, on Sunday.

    Dr. Saturday
  • What We Learned: What is Brayden Schenn really worth?

    First, Luke Schenn, a serviceable third-pairing defender who was always miscast in a larger role, got a two-year deal with Arizona that should work out nicely for both sides. CSN Philadelphia’s Tim Panaccio says Schenn wants $5.5 million against the cap for just one year, while the Flyers offered…

    Puck Daddy
  • Jayson Werth, Carlos Villanueva share another eephus pitch moment

    On Sunday, Washington Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth was thrown a pitch he had no idea what to do with. In the bottom of the fifth inning of the Nationals’ game against the San Diego Padres, Padres reliever Carlos Villanueva was pitching to Werth in what would be just a three-pitch at-bat. …

    Big League Stew
    Mon, Jul 25
    7:07 PM EDT
    San Diego at Toronto
    Preview Game
  • Daily Dime: Aaron Sanchez, Joey Votto and more

    Aaron Sanchez has been a bankable ace, and he’s in a good spot on Monday.

    Roto Arcade
  • Kevin Durant turns jeers to cheers, leads Team USA to lopsided exhibition victory

    LOS ANGELES —  In his first game at an NBA arena since he made the decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant was met with a cascade of boos Sunday after his name was announced in pre-game introductions for Team USA’s exhibition against China. The type…

    Fourth-Place Medal
  • Astros call up top prospect Alex Bregman after rout of Angels

    You could argue that the Houston Astros won twice on Sunday. The first win came during a 13-3 rout over the Los Angeles Angels. The second came hours later, when the team announced top prospect Alex Bregman would make his major-league debut Monday.

    Big League Stew
    Mon, Jul 25
    8:10 PM EDT
    NY Yankees at Houston
    Preview Game
  • Jhonny Vegas goes low on Sunday to win the Canadian Open

    Jhonattan Vegas crapped out last weekend at the Barbasol Championship. Vegas went out ahead of the lead pack on Sunday at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario, finishing with three consecutive birdies to shoot 8-under 64 and capture the clubhouse lead. Vegas hung on to win by a shot at 12-under 276,…

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Did Aldon Smith post himself breaking NFL substance abuse policy on Periscope?

    Oakland Raiders pass-rusher Aldon Smith is currently serving a one-year suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. CSNBayArea.com has uncovered an archived Periscope video that shows a man and a woman engaged in a “fire up session,” and the man is almost certainly Smith. In the…

    Shutdown Corner
  • United States rallies to win UL International Crown

    The United States was shut out in Day 1 of the UL International Crown, but by the time the matches at Merit Club near Chicago wrapped on Sunday, the American quartet had claimed the second title in the team-based event. The U.S. team of Gerina Piller, Stacy Lewis, Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr…

    Devil Ball Golf
  • This kid getting a baseball bat as a present will make your day

    For me, it was a Nintendo 64. No other gift I opened that day could compare to the Nintendo 64. One dad decided to surprise his son with a baseball bat for his birthday, and … well … you should just enjoy the video.

    Big League Stew
  • Dallas Cowboys bus involved in accident that killed four near Las Vegas

    The Dallas Cowboys bus that often drives around team owner Jerry Jones in NFL cities was involved in a crash in Kingman, Ariz., an accident that killed four people in another vehicle, according to multiple reports. Jones wasn’t on the bus at the time of the crash and no one on the Cowboys’…

    Shutdown Corner
  • Quick takeaways from Indianapolis: What's got to be done to increase attendance?

    One estimate pegged Sunday’s attendance at 50,000 (Getty). • It was impossible to not notice the empty grandstands all over Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Brickyard 400. It’s also impossible to really know how many people were in attendance too, given that NASCAR no longer releases…

    From The Marbles
  • Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon share celebratory lap together after Brickyard 400

    Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon took a lap after Sunday’s race (Getty). INDIANAPOLIS — Entering Sunday’s Brickyard 400, Tony Stewart said he was glad Jeff Gordon was returning to the Cup Series as Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s substitute driver because Gordon would take some of the spotlight away. After…

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  • Ken Griffey Jr.'s Hall of Fame suit contained a secret message

    During his playing days, Seattle Mariners outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. was the epitome of “cool.” Between the backward hat, the swing, the smile and the shoes, Griffey had a style. “The Kid” reminded us of that style during Sunday’s Hall of Fame induction speech. Eagle-eyed readers might want to…

    Big League Stew
  • Kyle Busch wins second-straight Brickyard 400

    Kyle Busch dominated on Sunday at Indianapolis (Getty). INDIANAPOLIS – There was no passing Kyle Busch on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch started first and was never passed for the lead of the Brickyard 400 on the race track.

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