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
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 21, three days before the Washington Redskins play the Raiders at FedEx Field. Timeline Today’s schedule: Practice 1:00; Jay Gruden and Greg Manusky press conferences, open locker room after practice, approx. 3:00 Days until: —Monday night Redskins @ Chiefs (10/2) 11 —Monday night Redskins @ Eagles (11/23) 22 —Cowboys @ Redskins (10/29) 38 Five Redskins who are under pressure against the Raiders QB Kirk Cousins—He is a fixture on top of this list until he puts together a solid game. Let’s define that as something around 260 yards passing with at least two touchdowns and no interceptions. Cousins did that four times last year so that shouldn’t
When the Washington Wizards open training camp next Tuesday, starting forward Markieff Morris will not be on the court. Some #Wizards breaking news… Markieff Morris will undergo surgery this Friday. While we don’t have details on the surgery, often recovery time for this is just a few weeks, and Morris could well be ready for the start of the season.