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
Tucker Carlson debated former Philadelphia Eagles wideout Freddie Mitchell on the merits of a youth football team who knelt for the national anthem. Mitchell said he loves America and is thankful to live here, but added that he and other African-Americans still encounter oppression to this day. "America can be great again if you stop the racial profiling, if you stop a lot of things that are happening in America," Mitchell said. "If you've got a problem with a specific case of what you think is police brutality, I'm all ears," Carlson said. Carlson objected when Mitchell said that he could "never understand" the feelings that some have that cause them to kneel for the anthem. "Hey, slow down.
Five players at Wheaton College in Illinois are facing felony charges after allegedly hazing a freshman on the team in the spring of 2016. Given the allegations, the word hazing is way too nice of a characterization to use. The player, who the Chicago Tribune didn’t name, told police he was tackled by a group of players and had his hands and feet duct-tape cuffed as he was watching the NCAA tournament in his dorm room.