St. Louis officials decided on Wednesday to supply police officers with body cameras for a year following nearly a week of protests touched off by the acquittal of a former police officer for the shooting death of a black man. The city's Board of Estimate and Apportionment voted 3-0 to hire AxonRead More »
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
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.
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.