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Top 10 Biggest Lies In Sports Include Alex Rodriguez, Baltimore Colts (Photos)

USC defensive back Josh Shaw isn’t the only person in sports who has ever told a lie. Shaw admitted Wednesday that he fabricated a story about jumping from a second-floor balcony to save his seven-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool as the reason for sustaining two high ankle sprains. But is it the worst lie in sports history? Dishonesty in sports is far from a new phenomenon...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter's nephew tips cap to Tigers crowd (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Derek Jeter's nephew, Jalen Jeter, stole the spotlight from his famous uncle by tipping his New York Yankees cap to the home crowd during pregame ceremonies before Wednesday night's Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park.The Tigers were honoring Jeter during his final trip to Detroit before he retires at the end of the season. With Derek...
Via Holdout Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

After two weeks, it's official: The NY sportswriters have declared the Martin Prado deal a success

First, the obvious: Martin Prado is a nice player. He hits 10 HRs a year, bats .270 and plays three positions. The Yanks could do worse. And Prado hit well during the team's recent 5-game winning streak. (Not last night, though: He went 0-4.)Still, isn't it rather early to start congratulating the Yankee front office for trading power-hitting prospect Peter O'Brien for...

Photo: Michigan Baseball Honors New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter With A Wolverines Baseball Jersey

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is retiring from baseball this year. This isn’t new, as baseball fans have known for months that the Yankees’ captain has planned on hanging up his glove after the 2014 season. Because of this, many baseball teams have honored Jeter before games this season. One such team that wanted to honor Mr. November is the University of Michigan baseball...
Via College Spun
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Yankees game 130: Ellsbury is the offense in loss

#454227604 / gettyimages.com New York Yankees 2 — Detroit Tigers 5 Most of the Yankees offense was absent in a series opener in Detroit. After an hour rain delay, the Yankees and Tigers would begin their game. After a scoreless first inning, Brandon McCarthy would have a problem finding the strike zone in the second. J.D. Martinez hit a single and Nick Castellanos walked to start...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pineda and McCarthy look to lead the Yanks back to postseason

Michael Pineda Yankees – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   Before the season, the New York Yankees starting pitching staff looked to be in pretty good shape. It was assumed that they had two aces in CC Sabathia and the Masahiro Tanaka to go along with veteran Hiroki Kuroda and young arms Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda. Pineda dazzled in his rookie campaign with the Seattle Mariners...
Via Hot Stove MLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Brett Gardner dealing with sore ankle

Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner will not be in the line up once again Tuesday night as the Yanks start a three game series with the Tigers. Gardner has been out since Sunday.Gardner has been dealing with a sore ankle, and the Yankees want to make sure he is 100% before adding him back into the line up. He may be available to pinch hit if need be.Gardner will test his sore ankle...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because why not (photo)

The New York Yankees made a brief pit stop in Kansas City on Monday for a makeup date for a game that originally was scheduled to be played back in June. While the Yankees put a 8-1 shellacking on the hometown Royals at Kauffman Stadium, the Lowndes family, clearly big-time Yankees fans, took a patently […] The post Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Odd good-luck charm credited for Yanks' winning streak

With time winding down on the season and the New York Yankees’ hopes of making the postseason dwindling, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley may have inadvertently stumbled upon the team’s good luck charm while perusing Amazon. Kelley last week debuted a particularly disturbing-looking horse head mask during pregame stretches and since then, the Yankees have not […] The post Yankees’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Here come the New York Yankees

Don’t stick a feather in the cap of the New York Yankees just yet. There’s still lots of baseball left, and the New York Yankees aren’t done yet. An 8-1 cruise over the Kansas City Royals on Monday propelled the team to their 5th straight victory, leaving them just 3 games back of an AL Wild Card spot. A division title is a taller order, they trail the Baltimore Orioles by...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Salute to The Captain

Yankees SS Derek Jeter’s work ethic and charisma has made him one of the greatest at his postion (kansascity.com). The Kansas City Royals begin the last week of August in 2014 in first place of the American League Central. Let that sink in for awhile. The ballclub has been in first place now for two weeks and looks to stay in front of the division tonight as the Royals take on...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: will Tanaka’s return push team to playoffs?

Finally the New York Yankees are making progress towards an October full of baseball. There’s hope to see one of their best pitchers make a healthy comeback in September and maybe he can help the bullpen get back to the outstanding pitching we’ve seen come from the Bronx Bombers once before. Masahiro Tanaka has been out since July when he suffered a partially torn ligament in...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury out of lineup

New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner is out of the lineup Sunday against the Chicago White Sox, reports Bryan Hoch of MLB.com. Fellow outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has also been given the day off to rest, but doesn’t appear to have any specific injury:Girardi: Gardner out of lineup with sore ankle, might not be available today. Ellsbury "pretty beat up," so resting...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Minimum Suspension For A-Rod Is 214 Games

You know that shot Alex Rodriguez took at the Yankees and MLB last night that we told you about? Turns out that was a bad idea by A-Rod... A really bad idea. According to the New York Daily News, those comments (A-Rod suggested that MLB and the Yankees are trying to keep him off the field and find "creative ways to cancel your contract") ended any possibly chance of...
Via YanksinExile.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Rock snags ball at Yankees game, gives it to kid

Chris Rock was at Thursday’s Astros-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, and was sitting right behind the Houston dugout. Jon Singleton hit a foul pop up in the seven inning that came down feet away from Rock, and after a brief scramble, he ended up with the ball. And showing that he’s a nice guy, Rock then gave the ball to a young fan in the crowd. Good on you, Chris...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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