Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Jeff Francoeur has one of the strongest outfield arms in all of baseball, but he didn't quite show it off on this play against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. In the top of the fifth inning, Nationals outfielder Denard Span ripped a double to right field. Show More Summary
Sam Dekker was probably expecting a little bit of rookie hazing from his new teammates, but from his mom? From NBA To Lawn Boy! Thanks @dekker! pic.twitter.com/Bz1RSNC2IW — Carol Dekker (@CarolDekker) June 28, 2015 "Lawn Boy"?! That's harsh, Mama Dekker! Looks like the Rockets drafted a loving son.
Apparently Ryne Sandberg took Jeff Francoeur's ability to throw with him. The Phillies have the worst record in baseball, so this seems about right. (h/t @bencelestino)
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Andrew McCutchen seems to be getting hit a lot recently, so he's taking precautions before Sunday's game against the Braves. Elbow guard??, Rib and Back guard ??, Shin guard ??, RoboCop outfit??? #WorkingOnIt — andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) June 28, 2015 If anyone knows where he can get his hands on a RoboCop outfit, I'm sure he'd appreciate the help.
Matthias Vilhjálmsson got the scoring started in this Norwegian soccer game with an amazing bicycle kick. Start would go on to beat Aalesund 3-1, but really they won 10,000-0 after that first goal.
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Bryce Harper and Denard Span are back in the Nationals lineup for game one of today’s true doubleheader, one necessitated when yesterday’s game was rained out after one and a half innings. The Nationals will start Stephen Strasburg in game one, and announce their game two starter between games. Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA — Because baseball happens every day, evidence of maturation rarely glares, sometimes escaping notice. Often, progress is steady and slow. Nationals rookie outfielder Michael A. Taylor came into this season needing to improve his plate discipline, as he had the unfortunate tendency to chase too many breaking balls. Show More Summary
Over the course of a 162-game regular season, a week's worth of games is fairly insignificant. Slumps are a part of baseball, and even the most talented players in the game go through them. But that doesn't make it any easier for fans,...Show More Summary
Kolten Wong had a good reason to celebrate on Saturday night. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman hit a two-run double during the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs to give his team an 8-1 lead. After successfully reaching second base, Wong celebrated with the famous Nae Nae dance. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper and Denard Span are back in the Nationals lineup for game one of Sunday’s true doubleheader, which is good, because two games in a day is a tough enough task. With a shortened bench, it would be a nearly impossible one.Show More Summary
Don’t look, Jerry! Unsigned Dez Bryant does backflip during Dirk’s celebrity baseball game http://t.co/YtL0uB5Yr8 pic.twitter.com/F5GhmDaBH8 — Dallas Cowboys news (@dmn_cowboys) June 28, 2015 Well that's ONE way to get a contract. Dez...Show More Summary
Welcome back, friends. Here's how to watch the final round of the Travelers on Sunday. Jim Nantz is back! After last week's most unorthodox diversion to Joe Buck, Greg Norman, and FOX, golf returns to its more traditional broadcast partner Sunday at the Travelers. Show More Summary
Hanley Ramirez has been out of action since June 24 with a contusion on his left hand after taking a line drive from teammate Xander Bogaerts while running the bases. Continue below for updates. Ramirez Headed to Boston for MRI Sunday,...Show More Summary
Patrick Wills had a pretty great day at the golf course, shooting a 57 that was good enough to win the Summer Solstice tournament he was playing. Somehow, the 57 wasn't even the most impressive part of the round. Three holes-in-one.Show More Summary
New Philadelphia 76ers recruit, Jahlil Okafor was drafted at No. 3, but does not seem to like his new jersey that much. See, Okafor COULD have been picked up by the Los Angeles Lakers instead. Ahh, that L.A. Sunshine. Beaches, models, Kobe...but well, Philadelphia is cool too, right Jahlil?!
Kobe Bryant has never been one to hold back his feelings, and his most recent quote is no different. Kobe is asked about not being a great friend all the time. His response: "Friends come and go but banners hang forever." — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) June 28, 2015 I guess the math adds up since he has very few friends and a whole bunch of championships.
NASCAR race day at Sonoma Raceway appears to be void of any weather troubles for the first road course of the Sprint Cup season It's absolutely impossible to find fault with today's weather forecast for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Sonoma Raceway. Show More Summary
? The List ICYMI Say What Vine Of The Week googleplus facebook witter up You can't always get what you want in the NBA Draft Paul Flannery BOSTON -- In years past, when the Celtics were contenders, the team would host a small draft night gathering for reporters. Show More Summary