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Phillies Fire Charlie Manuel, Ryne Sandberg Becomes New Manager

Charlie Manuel

Charlie Manuel has been fired. The Philadelphia Phillies told the manager on Friday that he was being replaced on an interim basis by Ryne Sandberg. In a public statement, Manuel said he was upset by his sudden firing: “I’m mad because they took the best seat in the house from me. I enjoyed every bit… Read more »

A-Rod’s Inner Circle Leaked Names Of Other PED Users

Alex Rodriguez Outed Fellow PED Users

Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained unredacted files from the Biogenesis scandal and used those documents to out Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and his own teammate Francisco Cervelli According to 60 Minutes, members of A-Rod’s camp obtained the documents and then handed them off to Yahoo! Sports. After the report went live, Rodriguez’s lead attorney,… Read more »

Jared Remy: Jerry Remy’s Son Charged With Murder

Jared Remy charged with murder

Waltham, MA — Jared Remy, the son of beloved Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Jared Remy is accused of stabbing Jennifer Martel, 27, to death last night. Remy was arrested on Tuesday night in connection with domestic violence against Martel and then released on personal… Read more »

One-Handed Basketball Player Receives Florida Walk-On Offer

Zach Hodskins - One Armed Player Gets Florida College Ball Offer

Zach Hodskins has defied the odds not only in high school basketball but now in college ball. The one-handed basketball player was born with a birth defect that left him without the lower half of his left arm. Despite missing a second hand, the Alpharetta, Georgia high school guard has excelled enough to be given… Read more »

Dodgers Female Trainer: ‘There’s Mutual Respect With Players’

Dodgers female trainer, the first in professional sports.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball team has a female sports trainer, a first in pro sports. She says, “there is mutual respect with the players”. It wasn’t Sue Falsone’s intention to be a pioneer in her field, when she accepted the position with the Dodgers, it just happened, but she has learned to embrace her… Read more »

MLB Video Review Process Being Expanded In 2014

MLB Instant Replay Expanded for 2014

Major League Baseball (MLB) is getting an expanded video review process for the 2014 season. With the new program, team managers will have more opportunity than ever to challenge bad play calling from MLB umpires. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, during a press conference on Thursday, announced the new plan with representatives from the leagues 30… Read more »

[Watch] Jozy Altidore Hat Trick Extends US Winning Streak

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Jozy Altidore led the US to victory during a Wednesday match against Bosnia-Herzegovina, with a final score of 4-3 rounding out a 12 game run of wins. Jozy Altidore’s hat trick helped the US achieve a winning streak that is currently the longest in the world… but a few tense moments in Wednesday’s Bosnia-Herzegovina match… Read more »

Wimbledon Champ Retires: Bartoli Calls It Quits

Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli announced her retirement Wednesday night after her latest loss in the Western & Southern Open. Her tearful announcement came a mere six weeks after Bartoli pushed through injury to win the only major of her career. She was quoted by ESPN as saying that win took out “the last little bit… Read more »

Tom Brady’s Injury Should Not Affect Bucs Game

tom brady knee injury

During a joint practice session with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tom Brady injured his knee but still expects to play in friday’s game against the Buccaneers. On Wednesday, Buccaneer defensive end Adrian Clayborn rushed the Patriot’s offensive tackle who ended up falling onto Tom Brady causing his injury. With a scan showing that Tom Brady’s… Read more »

‘Refrigerator’ Perry Death Reports Are False

william perry death

William ‘Refrigerator’ Perry, the former Chicago Bears defensive lineman, is alive and well according to his agent, Adam Plotkin, and to himself. An erroneous tweet sent from @ClemsonTigerNet was quickly removed after it was posted. Spokespeople from the TigerNet team offered their explanation for the mistaken tweet saying: “There were several reports on Twitter this… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez MLB Lawsuit Likely If A-Rod’s 211 Game Ban Isn’t Lifted

Brian Cashman said Sunday that he isn't comfortable talking to A-Rod these days.

An Alex Rodriguez MLB lawsuit is reported to be likely if A-Rod’s 211 game ban isn’t lifted. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games under suspicion of taking performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) like steroids. A-Rod was suspended for violating the MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program as well… Read more »

Dallas Cowboys Tops List Of Most Valuable NFL Teams In 2013

Dallas Cowboys Most Valuable NFL Team

Despite 17 years without a Super Bowl ring, the Dallas Cowboys are still on top of Forbes‘ most valuable NFL franchise list. The Cowboys have topped the NFL list for the last seven years but are followed by several other beloved teams and even a few who have managed to win a recent Super Bowl… Read more »

William Perry Death Rumor Grips Twitter, Is False

william perry death

News William Perry, a football great, had passed away saddened social media users today. But as we often see nowadays, William Perry was not dead — just the victim of a wildfire-like and incorrect rumor. It seems as if a now removed post on TigerNet started the William Perry death rumors, but the page is… Read more »

Bobby Dale Earnhardt Says DUI Was ‘Terrible Mistake’

bobby dale earnhardt DUI

Bobby Dale Earnhardt, grandson of the late great Dale Earnhardt, has publicly addressed his DUI arrest. The 25-year-old son of Kerry Earnhardt Bobby Dale Earnhardt is the nephew of Dale Jr. Monday night, the younger Earnhardt was pulled over by a cop in Charleston, West Virginia after his tires squealed on a turn at a… Read more »

Mary Decker Slaney Biopic ‘Runner’ Premieres On ESPN

Mary Decker Slaney

The Mary Decker Slaney biopic Runner premiered Tuesday night on ESPN. If you missed it, hit that button to see a key clip from the Nine For IX documentary by Shola Lynch. Slaney is the unfortunate American runner at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles who got famous for being clipped by competitor Zola Budd,… Read more »

Penguins CEO Defends Sidney Crosby’s DMV Line Cutting

Sidney Crosby and the DMV

Sidney Crosby came under fire on Monday when he used a Pittsburgh celebrity law to cut through a two-hour line at the DMV. Now the CEO of the Pittsburgh Penguins has come forward to defend Crosby’s actions. David Morehouse told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: “Anyone that knows Sid or follows hockey — in Pittsburgh or anywhere… Read more »

Johnny Weir ‘Not Afraid’ Of Being Arrested At Olympics

johnny weir russia

Figure skater Johnny Weir is in the unenviable position of being openly gay at the 2014 Sochi Olympics — but Weir is bravely unafraid of whatever issues that might result. As The Inquisitr reported earlier, Johnny Weir is among several gay athletes headed to Russia for the Winter Games. But newer laws in Russia criminalizing… Read more »