Josh Jackson and David Ortiz both had a rough night throwing ceremonial first pitches

It was a rough Friday for first pitches. To be fair, the pressure of going to the mound in front of thousands of fans and delivering the ceremonial pitch is stressful. But Friday delivered a pair of stinkers that could be all-timers. Josh Jackson, who was just drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the first […]

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U.S. Open 2017 leaderboard scores: Rickie Fowler leads after Thursday’s first round at Erin Hills

We’ve got 18 holes in the books at Erin Hills and while we’ve got a superstar at the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard, most of the big names struggled. Some notes on some of the bigger stories of Day 1 at the U.S. Open. Score of the Day This is an easy and obvious […]

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U.S. Wins First World Baseball Classic Title With 8-0 Rout Of Puerto Rico

March 22 (Reuters) – The United States broke through to win their first World Baseball Classic title with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Wednesday behind the stellar pitching of Marcus Stroman and a 13-hit attack. Puerto Rico came in with a spotless 7-0 record in the 16-team tournament but […]

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James Corden Fills Out His First NCAA Bracket In Hilariously British Style

The British “Late Late Show” host did his best at making his March Madness picks Tuesday, but even a Magic 8 Ball and some giant dice couldn’t sweeten the experience for him. “People do this for fun?” Corden asked. “Insane.” Check out the full segment above. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Sports – The Huffington Post

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These Skiers Are On Course To Become Afghanistan's First Ever Winter Olympians

LONDON, March 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sajjad Husaini and Sayed Ali Shah Farhang from Afghanistan’s persecuted Hazara minority make unlikely ski champions. But the pair, now training in the Swiss Alps, are hoping to become war-torn Afghanistan’s first winter Olympians. Husaini, 25, and Farhang, 26, are from the mountainous Afghan province of Bamiyan, famed […]

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Hawaii vs. Middle Tennessee, Hawaii Bowl 2016: Rainbow Warriors get first bowl win since 2006

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Underdog Dynasty and Mountain West Connection have more coverage of Hawaii’s win against the Blue Raiders. Also, head over here for the fully updated bowl season calendar as it fills in, from the New Orleans Bowl through the Rose Bowl. We’ll also add picks, scores, and more to that calendar […]

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Russell Westbrook is the first since Michael Jordan with 7 straight triple-doubles

It was late March of 1989 when Michael Jordan challenged greatness yet again. The Chicago Bulls legend rattled off seven consecutive triple-doubles, averaging 30.5 points, 11.6 rebounds and 11.0 assists during that stretch. He’d fall second to Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA record nine straight triple-doubles, and the Bulls would go on to lose to the Detroit […]