There is a giant paint can beyond the left-center-field wall at Angel Stadium that reads, “Angels home run in the can $1,000,000.” On Tuesday, Angels outfielder Justin Upton did just that. He hit a towering solo homer into the can, but Sherwin Williams won’t be paying $1 million. According to ESPN, Sherwin Williams will not be donating the $1 million to the Angels Baseball Foundation because Upton’s 444-foot homer did not land in the can on the fly. It bounced, and apparently this technicality is a thing. The team confirmed as much to ESPN. Sherwin Williams can do what it wants with its money, and $1 million is a ton of money. But the sign did say, “Angels home run in the can.” Upton hit a home
Looking for some help as Week 3 approaches? We've got you covered. Our weekly look at the best studs, duds and sleepers each week might help you find that player that will win you a game … or to bench someone who might put up some low numbers. Make sure to check out USA TODAY Sports' rankings for Week 3, and good luck! Studs QB Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions After two weeks, he's thrown for six touchdowns and just one interception, so maybe it's time to start thinking of him as a QB1 again. The Falcons just came off a game in which they gave up 343 yards to the Packers, so firing up Stafford is a good idea. RB Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams The Niners come in having just allowed Seahawks rookie
Russell Westbrook and the Thunder are clapping back at Kevin Durant. By now, you’ve surely heard how Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant took to Twitter over the weekend to chide the Oklahoma City Thunder from top to bottom, save for Russell Westbrook. “He didn’t like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan,” Durant wrote in the third person.