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World Series: All the pregame stuff Fox might or might not bother to show you

The Giants have lined up quite a number of pregame ceremonies for Friday's Game 3. Via's Alyson Footer, the bill of fare for those in attendance at AT&T Park this evening: The 5 living Giants legends who are in HOF - Cepeda, Marichal, Mays, McCovey, Perry – will be recognized before the start of WS Game 3. Show More Summary

Brandel Chamblee calls for Ted Bishop’s resignation in wake of ‘cyberbullying’ Twitter incident

Brandel Chamblee believes Ted Bishop should step down after ‘cyberbullying’ Ian Poulter by calling him a ‘lil girl.’ Ted Bishop acted like a cyberbully and insulted women with a sexist tweet aimed at Ian Poulter Thursday night and the...Show More Summary

2 adults meet in a field to punch each other over fantasy football

Loser gets kicked out of the league. In 30 minutes, two mid-30s men will meet in a field in my hometown for a fight over something that happened in our fantasy football league. — Joe Fortenbaugh (@JoeFortenbaugh) October 24, 2014 Out-of-shape, heavy breathing slob fight. Show More Summary

There's No Stopping this Robot: Erick "Cubo" Torres | MLS Insider Presented by adidas

At 21 years old, Erick "Cubo" Torres is already the all-time leading Mexican-born scorer in MLS history, having bagged 15 goals in his first full year with Chivas USA and another seven in the previous campaign. His goal celebration,Show More Summary

Minnesota kickers/punters practice is Jeopardy, "nuking punts," and talking about girls

Ever wonder what kickers and punters do while their beefier teammates practice their complicated playbooks? Well, now we know: Earlier this year we saw Oklahoma's very simple playbook for kickers. Now we have Minnesota's very simpleShow More Summary

NASCAR Martinsville 2014: How long will Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus remain together?

Jimmie Johnson expects Chad Knaus to return next season, but he also knows his crew chief will need to step away one day. Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus have been paired together since Johnson entered the Sprint Cup Series as a rookie in 2002. Show More Summary

College basketball recruiting roundup: All eyes on Isaiah Briscoe

Here's the latest in the news surrounding the top high school basketball players in the country. Five-star recruit Isaiah Briscoe, a 2015 guard, told Adam Zagoria that he will cut his list of schools to three on Saturday before making his college decision. Show More Summary

A Google VP just broke Felix Baumgartner's space jump record

Alan Eustace's free-fall parachute jump was from 135,908 feet, which is quite high. From the nerds our friends at The Verge: He was wearing a custom-designed spacesuit that featured an "elaborate" life support system in case anything went wrong during the plunge. Show More Summary

Giants, Royals set World Series Game 3 lineups

The series is all tied up 1-1, but now it's in San Francisco for the next three games. With the World Series moving to Giants territory -- where the designated hitter is not allowed -- the lineups finally look a little different. The...Show More Summary

Borussia Dortmund vs. Hannover 96: Preview and TV schedule

They may have won 4-0 away at Galatasaray midweek, but Borussia Dortmund have lost three in a row in the Bundesliga. They host Hannover 96 Saturday looking to turn it around. Lingering in 14th in the Bundesliga, it hasn't been an ideal start to the season for Borussia Dortmund. Show More Summary

USA vs. Mexico live stream: How to watch 2015 World Cup qualifying online

The United States coasted through the group stage of the CONCACAF Women's Championship, and they're facing a step-up in competition with a World Cup place on the line on Friday. The winner of their semifinal match against Mexico (7:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Marc Janko scores a brilliant chested down volley from 50 yards

You don't always have to blast the ball. Sometimes precision works, and precision requires skill. You know, like the skill to chest a ball down right onto your foot and rip a shot on the full volley right into the corner of the net. Marc Janko had a fine career in Europe, playing across several countries while starring for Austria. Show More Summary

Defender saves his near own goal with an unbelievable goal-line clearance

No, no, no, no, what are you doing, no, no, no, you idiot, no no, WHOAAAAA! Cruzeiro's Egidio somehow managed to panic in front of goal and nearly bundle the ball into his own net, only to do some sort of jig and clear it. It was so bizarre, yet graceful and rhythmic, almost like a dance. Egidio is an artist.

Pochettino didn't celebrate Lamela's rabona because he saves emotions for bed

Erik Lamela scored an absolutely stunning goal on Thursday. Somehow, he thought it was a good idea to try a 20-yard rabona and, even more astoundingly, he pulled it off. It was absolutely unbelievable [Watch it here]. And what was his...Show More Summary

It's not Blaine Gabbert's fault

The 49ers failed to produce positive yardage on nearly half of their plays last week, and it had nothing to do with Blaine Gabbert. Spike Factor returns with a look at the week's worst offensive performances. (Not sure what the Spike...Show More Summary

Reggie Wayne ruled out against Steelers

An elbow injury will keep the veteran sidelined this Sunday. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will have to get the job done against the Pittsburgh Steelers without one of his top targets. Veteran wide receiver Reggie WayneShow More Summary

Over 600 journalists accredited for El Clásico

The anticipation for El Clásico is surreal. El Clásico is a big deal. Like 640 journalists from 210 media agencies big. That is how many people Real Madrid has accredited for their first clash against Barcelona this season. Those people have come to see Luis Suarez's Barcelona debut. Show More Summary

Steve Nash to miss 2014-15 season with nerve damage

The 40-year-old point guard will not play this season due to ongoing nerve issues in his back. Could this be it for the two-time MVP? Steve Nash was fun to watch. We can use the past tense here because even though Nash hasn't officially left his career behind, the days of joy and wonder are long gone. Show More Summary

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, 2014 El Clásico: Suarez returns for first clash of the season

Luis Suarez will make his Barcelona debut in the first Clásico of the season, while Real Madrid are without Gareth Bale. In a continuation of their absurd and hysterical arms race, Real Madrid and Barcelona both bought some of the biggest attacking stars in world football this summer. Show More Summary

SMU basketball preview: Larry Brown's team is stacked even without Emmanuel Mudiay

The Mustangs could be one of the deepest teams in the country this year. SMU is the No. 10 team in our top 25 countdown. SMU accomplished almost everything they could have hoped for in Larry Brown's second season in Dallas. The Mustangs hit the polls for the first time in 29 years. Show More Summary

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