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It's Cool When Baseball Announcers Just Lose It Over A Home Run It's Cool When Baseball Announcers Just Lose It Over A Home Run

You’ve seen plenty of booming Aaron Judge dingers since the big guy entered the league, but I think you will particularly enjoy this 471-foot yam he mashed last night, in part because it pairs so well with Ryan Ruocco’s call:

Report: NFL Owners Came Up With Some Dumbass Ideas To Stop Anthem Protests Report: NFL Owners Came Up With Some Dumbass Ideas To Stop Anthem Protests

ESPN reports that NFL owners met yesterday to brainstorm ways to prevent their players from protesting against inequality and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem. Did this crew of mushy billionaires stuffed into ill-fitting suits come up with some horrendously bad ideas? Of course they did!

I Ask You Once Again: How Are The Cavs Like This? I Ask You Once Again: How Are The Cavs Like This?

What’s going on here? Just what the heck is this?

You Don't Have To Get Cute With The Rockets You Don't Have To Get Cute With The Rockets

The Rockets are coming after Steph Curry. Through the first three games of their series against they Warriors, they have been committed to one idea that they seem to think will give them the best chance to win: use a pick to switch Curry onto the ballhandler on every offensive possession, and then wait for James…

Mike Trout Is Running Again Mike Trout Is Running Again

Mike Trout’s greatness is all-encompassing and unrelenting. There are no holes to be poked in it, and no complaints to be made about how he chooses to deploy his skills every day. If you were, however, some kind of sick freak who believes that Trout could be doing more to help his team win, you might say that he…

Mookie Betts Played Kevin Gausman For A Fool

Mookie Betts, the best non–Mike Trout player in baseball who makes everything look impossibly easy, has a history of showing as little mercy as possible to the division rival Baltimore Orioles. He continued that trend during last night’s 6-2 victory over the O’s in Boston.

Katie Ledecky Broke A World Record She's Already Broken Five Times Before Katie Ledecky Broke A World Record She's Already Broken Five Times Before

Nobody can be blamed for not paying too much attention to swimming in a when the Olympics aren’t going on, but whenever Katie Ledecky gets in the pool, I’ll make an exception.

Here Are Some Guys Willingly Getting Trucked Into The Sky By A Rampaging Bull Here Are Some Guys Willingly Getting Trucked Into The Sky By A Rampaging Bull

This event, which appears to ask its participants to stand in a small ring and wait for a charging bull to visit its fury upon them, is hard to understand. Why would any human being volunteer for this?

Steph Curry Will Have To Take Over At Some Point Steph Curry Will Have To Take Over At Some Point

It’s been over two weeks since Steph Curry returned from his knee injury to make the Warriors fully operational for the latter stages of the playoffs, and his results have been mixed. He made the Warriors look invincible once again in his first game back against the Pelicans, but he’s been up and down in the five…

Joey Votto "Terribly Ashamed" Of Saying Semi-Rude Things About Canada Joey Votto "Terribly Ashamed" Of Saying Semi-Rude Things About Canada

Reds first baseman Joey Votto is a fantastic baseball player, a charmingly prickly dude, and a Canadian. Those last two things converged recently to produce one of his more memorable quotes, in which he explained that he really doesn’t give a shit about Canada.

How Are The Cavs Like This? How Are The Cavs Like This?

The Cleveland Cavaliers, lifted by a huge first half from LeBron James, began the second half of Game 2 against the Celtics with a seven-point lead. This was a vast improvement over the circumstances they found themselves in during Game 1, when the Celtics had put the result out of reach by the end of the first…

I Have A Very Good Idea That Will Fix Everything Wrong With American Pro Sports I Have A Very Good Idea That Will Fix Everything Wrong With American Pro Sports

Because we are not fools, we can all agree that there are two major problems currently plaguing, to various degrees, the four major sports leagues in North America: tanking and games that start way too damn late. I can fix this.

The Hedge Fund Orc Buying The Panthers Used To Berate Employees And Keep Brass Testicles On His Desk The Hedge Fund Orc Buying The Panthers Used To Berate Employees And Keep Brass Testicles On His Desk

News broke today that hedge fund manager David Tepper is all set to buy the Carolina Panthers after Jerry Richardson was forced to put the team up for sale amid a sexual harassment scandal. Tepper will reportedly pay $2.2 billion for the team, and I know you’re wondering about one thing and one thing only: Is this guy…

The Very Short Saga Of The Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Airport Picture  The Very Short Saga Of The Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Airport Picture 

All right-thinking people on this planet and any others want to see Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who does very rude things to baseballs in very loud ways, called up to the majors as soon as possible. So you can imagine the excitement that was generated when Young Vlad posted this photo on Instagram:

Steven Souza Appreciates Mothers Steven Souza Appreciates Mothers

Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza was mic’d up during yesterday’s game against the Nationals, and that was good news for anyone who likes their baseball accompanied by wry commentary.

Supreme Court Ruling Overturns Ban On Sports Betting Supreme Court Ruling Overturns Ban On Sports Betting

The Supreme Court just released its ruling on the state of New Jersey’s challenge of a federal law that prevented sports gambling from being legalized on the state level. In a 7-2 decision, the court ruled that the federal anti-sports gambling law was unconstitutional, giving New Jersey, and every other state for that…

Shohei Ohtani's Starting To Reveal All His Powers Shohei Ohtani's Starting To Reveal All His Powers

Shohei Ohtani has a fastball that he can pump up to 100 mph and dot on all four corners of the strike zone. He has a splitter that dives straight into hell and takes the souls of many batters with it. Those are two very good pitches. If you throw those two pitches exclusively, you’re basically late-era Roger Clemens…

God Of War Makes Its Violence Matter God Of War Makes Its Violence Matter

Video games are serious now. It’s no longer enough for AAA video games to have sleek graphics, hours upon hours of playable content, and innovative game mechanics. They also need top-notch voice acting, cinematic cutscenes featuring real actors performing in motion-capture suits, and a compelling story with all sorts…

LeBron James Just Got The Coach Of The Year Fired LeBron James Just Got The Coach Of The Year Fired

Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey was voted by his peers as the NBA’s coach of the year two days ago. He received this award for coaching his team to a 59-23 record and the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Today, Casey lost his job. This is because LeBron James exists, and happens to play basketball in the…

Here Are Two More Dope Baseball Things Shohei Ohtani Can Do Here Are Two More Dope Baseball Things Shohei Ohtani Can Do

One of the most fun things about watching a fresh new baseball darling rack up regular major-league at-bats is all the opportunities to see how the skills you’ve been hearing so much about, all those precious tools, actually manifest themselves on the field. You know a guy has power, but does he have big-boy,…

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