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The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 23rd 2011, 9:30 AM 538 Views 2 Comments

Joe DiMaggio, Dan Wheldon, the beauty of football and a real-life answer to The Wrestler: it’s an extra-special, double edition of our weekly round-up.

A bluffer's guide to... the World Series
# FAQ
From The42
# FAQ

A bluffer's guide to... the World Series

Oct 19th 2011, 3:24 PM 269 Views 2 Comments

Baseball’s biggest game kicks off in St Louis, Missouri tonight. Here’s everything you need to know.

Yankees pitcher in 'wanting more money' shocker
# American LEague
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# American LEague

Yankees pitcher in 'wanting more money' shocker

Oct 19th 2011, 1:17 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

CC Sabathia (aka “The Honey Badger”) looks set to walk away from a deal that guarantees him $92million over the next four seasons in an effort to secure an even more lucrative contract.

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 16th 2011, 11:05 AM 294 Views 1 Comment

A Red Sox double-whammy, a cricket club coming straigh outta Compton and the most successful professional sportsperson you’ve never heard of: its all in our selection of the week’s best writing about sport.

YouTube Top Ten: because that squash ball left a mark
# Virals
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# Virals

YouTube Top Ten: because that squash ball left a mark

Oct 13th 2011, 2:24 PM 1,262 Views 0 Comments

It’s that time of the week again! Join us for: a man jumping over a speeding car, the biggest mosh-pit in all of sports and Milan Jovanovic’s Neighbours name-check.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Oct 13th 2011, 9:17 AM 105 Views 0 Comments

We’re past the half-way mark in the week. Take a couple of minutes to celebrate by catching up on the morning’s sports headlines.

Historic Bill Buckner ball back in play
# Going Once...
From The42
# Going Once...

Historic Bill Buckner ball back in play

Oct 5th 2011, 12:09 PM 186 Views 1 Comment

Prize souvenir baseball set to go up for auction with a price tag of… one $1 million.

Son of fallen fan throws first pitch of playoffs
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Son of fallen fan throws first pitch of playoffs

Oct 1st 2011, 11:12 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

Six-year-old saw his firefighter father fall to his death while trying to catch a ball thrown to him by Josh Hamilton during a Texas game in July.

MLB wildcard race too close to call
# Dogfight
From The42
# Dogfight

MLB wildcard race too close to call

Sep 28th 2011, 4:51 PM 71 Views 0 Comments

As the baseball season enters its final day, the fates of a handful of teams, from both the National and American leagues, hang in the balance.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Sep 28th 2011, 9:15 AM 198 Views 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a bite-sized round-up of the morning’s sports news, look no further. We’ve got you covered.

Yankees celebrate with AL East title in the bag
# Empire State
From The42
# Empire State

Yankees celebrate with AL East title in the bag

Sep 22nd 2011, 12:41 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

The Yankees secured a playoff spot and the divisional title with back-to-back wins over Tampa Bay yesterday.

Is WADA about to ban nicotine?
# Out Of Puff
From The42
# Out Of Puff

Is WADA about to ban nicotine?

Sep 21st 2011, 2:05 PM 343 Views 0 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency has added nicotine to its monitoring list, paving the way for a possible ban at some point in the future.

WATCH: Rivera makes history with 602nd career save
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

WATCH: Rivera makes history with 602nd career save

Sep 20th 2011, 9:56 AM 114 Views 1 Comment

The legendary closer saw out the final inning of the Yankees’ 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins yesterday.

Big hit: Home run costs Texas carpet company $500,000
# Free Flooring
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# Free Flooring

Big hit: Home run costs Texas carpet company $500,000

Sep 16th 2011, 1:07 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

Thankfully, the good people at CC Carpet & Floor Design had insurance on their grand slam giveaway.

Manny Ramirez out of jail after battery charge
# Arrest
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# Arrest

Manny Ramirez out of jail after battery charge

Sep 14th 2011, 1:07 PM 135 Views 0 Comments

Red Sox hero could get up to a year in jail if convicted of misdemeanor domestic battery charges.

Uh oh: former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens to be retried on perjury charges
# Misbehaviour
From The42
# Misbehaviour

Uh oh: former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens to be retried on perjury charges

Sep 3rd 2011, 11:59 AM 123 Views 0 Comments

Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens is facing a retrial on charges that he lied to federal investigators about his use of performance enhancing drugs.

The Office and 30 Rock Stars prepare Red Sox and Yankees fans for battle
# Comic Relief
From The42
# Comic Relief

The Office and 30 Rock Stars prepare Red Sox and Yankees fans for battle

Aug 31st 2011, 10:41 AM 153 Views 0 Comments

Alec Baldwin and Jon Krasinski face off in another TV ad ahead of another AL East series.

Watch: the Yankees make MLB history
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Watch: the Yankees make MLB history

Aug 26th 2011, 11:54 AM 106 Views 0 Comments

The New York Yankees became the first team to hit three grand slams in a single MLB game last night, as they cruised to a 22-9 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

View from New York: the earth moves beneath the Yankees
# Empire
From The42
# Empire

View from New York: the earth moves beneath the Yankees

Aug 24th 2011, 4:58 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

‘Everyone, including the mighty Bronx Bombers, were faced with the reality that they were just tiny flecks of dust being shaken out by the Great Earth.’

WATCH: Ben Revere is good at baseball
# Nice Catch
From The42
# Nice Catch

WATCH: Ben Revere is good at baseball

Aug 23rd 2011, 4:45 PM 81 Views 0 Comments

Check out this catch from last night’s game against Baltimore.

File under bizarre injuries - pitcher gets moth stuck in ear
# Fly In Ointment
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# Fly In Ointment

File under bizarre injuries - pitcher gets moth stuck in ear

Aug 23rd 2011, 10:25 AM 348 Views 0 Comments

A moth got stuck deep in Matt Holliday’s ear, forcing the St Louis Cardinals star to walk off the field while the Dodgers batted in the eighth inning last night. No, seriously.

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing

Aug 21st 2011, 9:30 AM 248 Views 0 Comments

Ranging from a study of Barcelona’s passing genius to a profile the NFL’s most controversial athlete, this week’s round-up is an eclectic appeal to the head and the heart.

The sports week in pictures
# Cesc Fabregas
From The42
# Cesc Fabregas

The sports week in pictures

Aug 20th 2011, 9:00 AM 253 Views 0 Comments

From euphoric celebrations to pint-swilling politicians, join us for a look back at the most striking sporting images from the last seven days.

The Cleveland Indians chipped in $35,000 so a teammate could fly home for his son's birth
# Good Friends
From The42
# Good Friends

The Cleveland Indians chipped in $35,000 so a teammate could fly home for his son's birth

Aug 17th 2011, 5:26 PM 98 Views 0 Comments

Now that’s what you call a whip-around…

Watch: the weirdest play of the day
# Humiliation
From The42
# Humiliation

Watch: the weirdest play of the day

Aug 17th 2011, 3:36 PM 178 Views 0 Comments

The San Francisco giants took an unusual approach to the retirement of Michael Bourn during their MLB clash with the Atlanta Braves last night.

Charlie Sheen takes batting practice with Diamondbacks
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Charlie Sheen takes batting practice with Diamondbacks

Aug 16th 2011, 11:03 AM 132 Views 0 Comments

Charlie Sheen injured himself while taking part in a practice session with the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday. It is understood that the actor is targeting a reprisal of his role from the “Major League” film franchise.

'Phone call for Bart Simpson': The Chicago White Sox explain their multiple identities
# Who Am I?
From The42
# Who Am I?

'Phone call for Bart Simpson': The Chicago White Sox explain their multiple identities

Aug 10th 2011, 6:44 PM 107 Views 0 Comments

Why have one name when you can have two?

Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson says he eats 60 eggs a week
# A Bit Eggs-treme
From The42
# A Bit Eggs-treme

Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson says he eats 60 eggs a week

Aug 8th 2011, 5:09 PM 351 Views 0 Comments

Yes, it seems like an awful lot of eggs, but who are we to argue?

MLB cracks down on deer antler spray
# Doe!
From The42
# Doe!

MLB cracks down on deer antler spray

Aug 8th 2011, 1:44 PM 185 Views 1 Comment

Testosterone, amphetamines, EPO… deer antler spray? Major League Baseball has officially announced a crack-down on baseball’s weirdest performance enhancing drug.

Rockies pitcher knocked out by baseball
# Yeuch!
From The42
# Yeuch!

Rockies pitcher knocked out by baseball

Aug 7th 2011, 6:54 PM 416 Views 2 Comments

Juan Nicasio underwent neck surgery after being hit by a shot returned off his own pitch.

A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe

Aug 4th 2011, 3:20 PM 143 Views 0 Comments

Star will have to answer questions about alleged involvement in illegal games.

White Sox slugger on course for worst season of all-time
# Outtahere
From The42
# Outtahere

White Sox slugger on course for worst season of all-time

Aug 3rd 2011, 10:00 PM 201 Views 1 Comment

Adam Dunn has been a model of big-hitting consistency over the last ten MLB season’s. This year, however, his first with the White Sox, has been nothing short of a disaster.

Cubs pitcher John Grabow caught a home run ball with his cap last night
# Hats Off
From The42
# Hats Off

Cubs pitcher John Grabow caught a home run ball with his cap last night

Aug 1st 2011, 3:15 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

Reliever showed fans how it’s done.

Year of the Pitcher continues as Ervin Santana throws no-hitter in Cleveland
# Perfect Pitch
From The42
# Perfect Pitch

Year of the Pitcher continues as Ervin Santana throws no-hitter in Cleveland

Jul 28th 2011, 12:56 PM 90 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Angels’ pitcher throws the third no-hitter of the MLB season.

19-inning marathon game ends on one of the worst calls ever
# What The What?
From The42
# What The What?

19-inning marathon game ends on one of the worst calls ever

Jul 27th 2011, 3:48 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

Bad decisions are just restricted to the All-Ireland championship, you know. They’ve got umpires in baseball too.

Check out this thrilling inside-the-park home-run
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Check out this thrilling inside-the-park home-run

Jul 27th 2011, 12:15 PM 133 Views 0 Comments

The Phillies’ Chase Utley had the crowd on their feet with this play against the San Francisco Giants.

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jul 22nd 2011, 7:26 AM 237 Views 0 Comments

Just one more Alpine climb and then it’s all downhill towards the weekend.

Will baseball's oddball Brian Wilson meet Obama tonight?
# Capitol
From The42
# Capitol

Will baseball's oddball Brian Wilson meet Obama tonight?

Jul 18th 2011, 6:10 PM 284 Views 1 Comment

POTUS will welcome the 2010 World Series champions to the White House this evening. This could be gold.

Mistrial declared in the Roger Clemens trial
# Courtroom Drama
From The42
# Courtroom Drama

Mistrial declared in the Roger Clemens trial

Jul 14th 2011, 5:04 PM 128 Views 1 Comment

I think the legal term is: cock-up. The prosecution team showed an exhibit to the jury that violated an pre-trial ruling on evidence.

View from New York: Jeter in the spotlight for better or worse
# The Captain
From The42
# The Captain

View from New York: Jeter in the spotlight for better or worse

Jul 13th 2011, 3:03 PM 131 Views 0 Comments

The Yankees short-stop skippered his side to a win thanks to a record-breaking at-bat.. and then just skipped the All-Star game.