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Adrián Beltré Once Again Makes Dull Baseball Activity Fun, Uses Botched Pickoff Attempt For Nifty Spin Move Adrián Beltré Once Again Makes Dull Baseball Activity Fun, Uses Botched Pickoff Attempt For Nifty Spin Move

Adrián Beltré, baseball’s premier purveyor of jokes and joy, put his skills on display again Thursday night. With Beltré on second, White Sox pitcher Reynaldo López tried to pick him off—but the pickoff attempt got away from second baseman Tim Anderson and rolled into the outfield, giving Beltré space to pretend to…

Jaguars Coach Doug Marrone On Blake Bortles: "It's Not Like He's Not The Quarterback" Jaguars Coach Doug Marrone On Blake Bortles: "It's Not Like He's Not The Quarterback"

Blake Bortles is, believe it or not, still Blake Bortles. He made this fact abundantly clear tonight, in a preseason game against the Buccaneers that is best encapsulated by this pass attempt:

St. Louis Cat Nonprofit To Cards: Bullying Us Over Rally Cat Is "Inconsistent With The Cardinals Way" St. Louis Cat Nonprofit To Cards: Bullying Us Over Rally Cat Is "Inconsistent With The Cardinals Way"

Yesterday, we brought you an update on the Cardinals’ arrogant claim to the cat that ran across their stadium field last week. A local nonprofit, St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach, is caring for the feline until the organization finds it a suitable new home—with the Cardinals as just one of “thousands” of groups and…

Oregon State Basketball Safe In Barcelona, Coach Wayne Tinkle Describes "Horrific Sights" Of Terror Attack Oregon State Basketball Safe In Barcelona, Coach Wayne Tinkle Describes "Horrific Sights" Of Terror Attack

From the lobby of their Barcelona hotel, the Oregon State men’s basketball team witnessed what athletic director Scott Barnes described as the “horrific carnage” of today’s terror attack. All players and members of the coaching staff are safe.

Miami-Dade County To Derek Jeter: You Cannot Move Home Run Sculpture, It Is Art Miami-Dade County To Derek Jeter: You Cannot Move Home Run Sculpture, It Is Art

Previous rumors of new Miami Marlins owner Derek Jeter’s desire to remove the stadium’s dinger sculpture will not be coming to fruition, as Miami-Dade County officials have spoken up to clarify that it is a work of public art that cannot be moved.

Kevin Durant Says He Will Not Visit White House: "I Don't Respect Who's In Office Right Now" Kevin Durant Says He Will Not Visit White House: "I Don't Respect Who's In Office Right Now"

Kevin Durant said today that he will not visit the White House if invited, noting that he does not agree with or respect President Donald Trump

The Mets Are Dealing With Infield Injuries Just Fine, Thanks The Mets Are Dealing With Infield Injuries Just Fine, Thanks

There are any number of logical team strategies for dealing with injuries. Call up help from the minor leagues. Get a little more creative than usual with your defensive alignments. Let a catcher make his first career appearance at third base, but live in such terror of him actually having to field the ball that you…

List Of "Pitfalls Around College Athletics" At Minnesota Included Parking Tickets, Gang Rape List Of "Pitfalls Around College Athletics" At Minnesota Included Parking Tickets, Gang Rape

A document discussing “football team rules” at Minnesota included a set of “pitfalls around college athletics,” which listed 15 activities as varied as getting parking tickets, not telling the truth, and gang rape. The two-page document came out today as one of the exhibits included in an independent review of how the…

Grizzlies Coach David Fizdale On Confederate Statues: "Take 'Em Down" Grizzlies Coach David Fizdale On Confederate Statues: "Take 'Em Down"

Memphis Grizzles coach David Fizdale shared his perspective on last weekend’s white nationalist rally and subsequent domestic terrorism in Charlottesville in an interview today, condemning President Donald Trump’s response to the event and calling for Confederate memorials to be taken down.

Report Says Minnesota Followed The Rules In Sexual Assault Investigation, Dumps On "Weak Leadership" By Football Staff Report Says Minnesota Followed The Rules In Sexual Assault Investigation, Dumps On "Weak Leadership" By Football Staff

An external review of the University of Minnesota’s sexual assault investigation last year found that the school complied with federal law and institutional policy throughout. But it also noted “weak leadership” and poor communication by the football coaching staff as partially responsible for the team’s brief call to…

Cardinals Rudely Presume Feral Cat That Ran On Field Is Team Property Cardinals Rudely Presume Feral Cat That Ran On Field Is Team Property

The Cardinals are planning a “Welcome Home” ceremony for a cat the team is publicly calling “ours,” even though they have not yet been granted custody by St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach, the local organization currently responsible for the feline and the process of finding it a new home.

LeBron James Labels Donald Trump "So-Called President" In Comments On Charlottesville LeBron James Labels Donald Trump "So-Called President" In Comments On Charlottesville

LeBron James used some of his time on stage tonight at an event for his charitable foundation to speak about the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Va., where a white nationalist rally became a domestic terrorist attack. James noted the need for a greater sense of love and community, emphasizing the power of small…

Rougned Odor Executes Straight Steal Of Home On Run-Scoring Balk Rougned Odor Executes Straight Steal Of Home On Run-Scoring Balk

Per the official scorer’s account of tonight’s Tigers-Rangers game, Rougned Odor did not steal home tonight. Technically, the Texas second baseman scored on a balk from Detroit pitcher Daniel Stumpf—because a player already aboard must advance one base on a balk, and he explicitly cannot be credited with a stolen base…

Robinson Moncada, A Precious Little Beam Of Human Sunshine, Is King Of The Sports Babies Robinson Moncada, A Precious Little Beam Of Human Sunshine, Is King Of The Sports Babies

Sports babies, generally, are good. A replacement-level sports baby is still one who is adorable and funny and gloriously chubby-cheeked, and a sub-replacement-level sports baby is still probably going to make you aww at least once. But a truly great sports baby? A truly great sports baby is on another level, and…

Rafael Devers Is 17 Games Into His Major-League Career And Already Getting Intentionally Walked Rafael Devers Is 17 Games Into His Major-League Career And Already Getting Intentionally Walked

It’s now been nearly three weeks since Red Sox top prospect Rafael Devers got the call to the big leagues, moving on up at the ripe ol’ age of 20 after spending just nine games at Triple-A. It’s gone better than the team ever could have hoped. In his first 16 major-league games, Devers has hit .339/.397/.677. He has…

Ian Kinsler Thinks Angel Hernandez Needs A New Job: "It's Pretty Obvious That He Needs To Stop Ruining Baseball Games" Ian Kinsler Thinks Angel Hernandez Needs A New Job: "It's Pretty Obvious That He Needs To Stop Ruining Baseball Games"

Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler got himself ejected very quickly yesterday, after saying what appeared to be just a few choice words to umpire Angel Hernandez about a first-strike call. (Yeah, a first-strike call, evening the count at 1-1 with no one on base and one out in the fifth inning. Very tense situation!)…

Joey Votto Cares Not For Cubs' Four-Outfielder Shift, Hits Double Joey Votto Cares Not For Cubs' Four-Outfielder Shift, Hits Double

Like anyone who can boast a 166 wRC+, Joey Votto does a lot of impressive shit. (For the record, there are only three other players who meet the minimum for plate appearances and can boast a 166 wRC+ right now.) Here is one such example: the Cubs trying to use a four-man outfield shift on Votto, only to watch him beat…

Why Did Tyler Clippard Answer The Phone During Game Of Thrones? Why Did Tyler Clippard Answer The Phone During Game Of Thrones?

Here are two things of note from Tyler Clippard’s Sunday: He was traded to the Astros for either cash considerations or a player to be named later, and he was watching Game of Thrones when he got the call from White Sox GM Rick Hahn telling him as much. Clippard was 35 minutes into the episode, probably wondering why…

Report: Ezekiel Elliott Will Appeal Suspension, Play Up Allegation That Accuser Harassed Him Report: Ezekiel Elliott Will Appeal Suspension, Play Up Allegation That Accuser Harassed Him

Ezekiel Elliott reportedly will appeal his six-game suspension this week, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, with plans to build his case on the idea that the league did not do enough to consider the credibility of the woman who said he repeatedly hit her, Tiffany Thompson. That argument will include the fact…

Tiger Woods Had Vicodin, Dilaudid, Ambien And More In System During DUI Arrest Tiger Woods Had Vicodin, Dilaudid, Ambien And More In System During DUI Arrest

Tiger Woods had Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, Ambien and THC in his system when arrested on suspicion of DUI on May 29, according to a toxicology report obtained by ESPN.

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