The Freeze claims another victim. The Atlanta Braves haven’t even played in their gleaming new ballpark for three months, but they’ve already got their first legitimate viral hit: Beat The Freeze, a mid-inning foot race where some hapless fan takes on a speedster in an ice-blue bodysuit … and the fan almost always loses badly, oh so badly. The Freeze’s races have racked up millions of views on Facebook and Twitter, plus love from athletes, celebrities, and Jimmy Kimmel.
San Diego State landed a three-star wide receiver on Monday with athletics in his genes. J.R. Justice, son of former MLB star David Justice, committed to the Aztecs with an announcement video on Twitter. David Justice had an excellent baseball career that started with the Atlanta Braves in 1989 and ended with the Oakland Athletics in 2002. He won World Series titles in 1995 and 2000 and was a three-time All-Star. Now his son is hoping to put some trophies and titles on a mantle of his own. J.R. Justice, from San Diego, had offers from Tennessee, Arizona, Illinois and other major programs, but decided to stay close to home. He was being recruited by San Diego State as a receiver, but he was an
Patrick Killebrew might be gone, but his family won’t let anyone forget the Washington Nationals’ pitching woes in 2017. In his death notice published Sunday in the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, Killebrew’s family takes a clear shot at Washington’s shaky relief pitching. “KILLEBREW, Patrick, “Pat,” age 68, passed away peacefully at home, June 20, 2017, after watching the Washington Nationals relief pitchers blow yet another lead,” the obituary reads. “Beloved father and husband, longtime attorney, former U.S. Navy Navigator and avid baseball fan and player. Join in a celebration of his life July 2, 6 to 8 p.m., at the SCA Clubhouse, 9601 Redbridge Rd., 23236. In lieu of flowers, send “donations”