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Brewers' Hank the Ballpark Pup Meets His Namesake, Hank Aaron

Hank the Ballpark Pup has been through quite a bit this year since he wandered into the Milwaukee Brewers' spring training complex. Months later, he has finally met the man he was named after, Hank Aaron. The baseball legend was in town...Show More Summary

Mo'ne Davis, Little League World Series sensation

43 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Mo'ne Davis might be the best reason to watch the Little League World Series in the history of the tournament. .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 100%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;}.embed-container iframe,.embed-container...Show More Summary

NFL Preseason Week 3: Eagles and Steelers kick off sort-of real games

46 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The third week of NFL preseason games kicks off on Thursday night with the Steelers facing the Eagles in a game that's more like a real game than the other preseason games. The third preseason game is often viewed as the most important...Show More Summary

Vargas, Twins Avert Sweep With 4-1 Win vs Indians

50 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Kennys Vargas homered and sparked rallies with two other hits, leading the Minnesota Twins past Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Thursday.

The San Jose Sharks have lost their minds

57 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

While the rest of the Western Conference spent the summer making their teams better, the San Jose Sharks are focused on their leadership hierarchy and making their best player as uncomfortable as possible. One of the things I've always...Show More Summary

TLC's Michelle Duggar fights ordinance protecting transgender rights

Reality star Michelle Duggar, matriarch of the ever-expanding family featured in the TLC series, "19 Kids and Counting," recorded a robocall urging citizens of the Fayetteville, Ark., area to speak out against an antidiscrimination ordinance that would protect the rights of transgender men...

Nate Burleson mulling retirement, hopeful for big finish this season

The Browns' receiver stated Thursday that he thinks 2014 might be his last season. We break down the fantasy implications. Cleveland Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson stated after practice on Thursday that 2014 might be his last season, according to Nate Ulrich. Show More Summary

Western Michigan coach burns top corner in practice

That's... not a good thing. Western Michigan was very bad at football last year, and on Thursday we might have found out why — the Broncos' coach is better than his players. P.J. Fleck is 33 years old, but the former star Northern Illinois...Show More Summary

Yankees 3, Astros 0: Brandon McCarthy Helps Yankees Avoid Sweep

1 hour agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The late-season acquisition shut out the Houston Astros in a victory that kept the Yankees from being swept at home by one of the worst teams in baseball.

Wrigley Field press box is overrun with horrifying spiders

Well, this is certainly the first compelling argument in favor of bulldozing Wrigley to the ground. Wrigley Field is a national treasure. It is baseball nirvana. No one should ever say an unkind word about this most sacred of stadiums,...Show More Summary

Journeys among the Mo'ne Davis trolls

The Twitter artist who works under the name @FanSince09 delved into the horrible, peevish world of Mo'ne Davis trolls on Wednesday night. He survived, and talks about the journey. The optimal metaphor for all things Internet, in the end, is already settled. Show More Summary

Toronto Blue Jays Want Creighton Bluejays to Alter New Logo

Fans were excited when the Creighton Bluejays unveiled their new logo, but not everyone felt the same way. According to Matt Norlander of CBS Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays are fighting the logo change for being too similar to their own: It's been more than 10 months since Creighton unveiled its new look for its new league. Show More Summary

Man who brought David Beckham, Michael Bradley to MLS will leave by next summer

Tim Leiweke will step down as the CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. Just days after disputing reports that he was planning to leave Toronto FC, and less than 24 hours after publicly declaring his desire to "stay here", Tim Leiweke...Show More Summary

Wade LeBlanc to replace injured Garrett Richards in Angels rotation

Wade LeBlanc will get the first crack at replacing the injured Garrett Richards in the Angels rotation. The veteran left-hander was recalled from triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday and will be available out of the bullpen for Thursday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox.

Knowshon Moreno set to play Saturday, likely to share carries and fantasy production

The Dolphins' newest addition to the backfield has been hampered by a knee injury but is expected to play on Saturday. We break down the fantasy implications. Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno (knee) is expected to dress and play on Saturday against the Dallas Cowboys, according to Armando Salguero. Show More Summary

Taliban-Bergdahl prisoner swap broke the law, federal agency says

The Department of Defense broke the law when it exchanged five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl this year, the Government Accountability Office said Thursday.

Club chairman pays fans to attend match

Hull United AFC paid fans £2 to watch their team play. Hull United AFC plays in the 11th tier of English football so they don't get many fans. But club chairman Jamie Waltham came up with a brilliant idea to lure people to the stadium:...Show More Summary

Minor League team has Nickelodeon slime-themed uniforms

These are great. The Brooklyn Cyclones will wear these Nickelodeon themed, slime covered jerseys for '90s night: pic.twitter.com/FNUhrV0JX8 — Chris Creamer (@sportslogosnet) August 21, 2014 The Brooklyn Cyclones have some pretty awesome theme jerseys coming up and yes, they'll make you feel really old. Show More Summary

McCarthy, Yankees Avoid Sweep, Beat Astros

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Brandon McCarthy pitched a four-hitter and the New York Yankees avoided a three-game sweep, beating the Houston Astros 3-0 Thursday.

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