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From The42 The Morning Score: Thursday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

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.

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

Historic Bill Buckner ball back in play

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

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

Son of fallen fan throws first pitch of playoffs

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.

From The42 MLB wildcard race too close to call Dogfight

MLB wildcard race too close to call

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.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

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

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

Yankees celebrate with AL East title in the bag

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

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

Is WADA about to ban nicotine?

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.

From The42 WATCH: Rivera makes history with 602nd career save Record Breaker This post contains videos

WATCH: Rivera makes history with 602nd career save

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

From The42 Big hit: Home run costs Texas carpet company $500,000 Free Flooring This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Manny Ramirez out of jail after battery charge Arrest

Manny Ramirez out of jail after battery charge

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

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

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

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

From The42 The Office and 30 Rock Stars prepare Red Sox and Yankees fans for battle Comic Relief This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Watch: the Yankees make MLB history Boom! This post contains videos

Watch: the Yankees make MLB history

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.

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

View from New York: the earth moves beneath the Yankees

‘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.’

From The42 WATCH: Ben Revere is good at baseball Nice Catch This post contains videos

WATCH: Ben Revere is good at baseball

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

From The42 File under bizarre injuries - pitcher gets moth stuck in ear Fly In Ointment

File under bizarre injuries - pitcher gets moth stuck in ear

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.

From The42 The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing Well Read

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

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.

From The42 The sports week in pictures Cesc Fabregas This post contains images

The sports week in pictures

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

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

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

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

From The42 Watch: the weirdest play of the day Humiliation This post contains videos

Watch: the weirdest play of the day

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

From The42 Charlie Sheen takes batting practice with Diamondbacks Winning

Charlie Sheen takes batting practice with Diamondbacks

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.

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

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

Why have one name when you can have two?

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

Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson says he eats 60 eggs a week

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

From The42 MLB cracks down on deer antler spray Doe!

MLB cracks down on deer antler spray

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

From The42 Rockies pitcher knocked out by baseball Yeuch!

Rockies pitcher knocked out by baseball

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

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

A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe

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

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

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

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.

From The42 Cubs pitcher John Grabow caught a home run ball with his cap last night Hats Off This post contains videos

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

Reliever showed fans how it’s done.

From The42 Year of the Pitcher continues as Ervin Santana throws no-hitter in Cleveland Perfect Pitch This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Check out this thrilling inside-the-park home-run Boom! This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 The Morning Score: Friday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Friday

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

From The42 Will baseball's oddball Brian Wilson meet Obama tonight? Capitol This post contains videos

Will baseball's oddball Brian Wilson meet Obama tonight?

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

From The42 Mistrial declared in the Roger Clemens trial Courtroom Drama

Mistrial declared in the Roger Clemens trial

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.

From The42 View from New York: Jeter in the spotlight for better or worse The Captain This post contains videos

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

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.

From The42 Extreme doping: 4 cases of drug-taking run wild Just Say No

Extreme doping: 4 cases of drug-taking run wild

This year’s Tour has just clocked its first positive test and what better way to mark it than by remembering some of the sporting world’s most outrageous examples of extra-legal supplement-taking. Testosterone never seemed so pedestrian!

From The42 Foul ball: Good deed ain't worth it for one Yankees fan Money Problems

Foul ball: Good deed ain't worth it for one Yankees fan

So he hands back a recording-breaking ball to his hero. The Yankees acknowledge his gesture and the taxman screws him. God bless America.

From The42 In pictures: Fan nearly falls from stands during homer derby Hang In There This post contains images

In pictures: Fan nearly falls from stands during homer derby

Spectators catch fan who fell while trying to catch a ball in the stands.

From The42 The YouTube chart: some of the best videos from the past week Going Viral This post contains videos

The YouTube chart: some of the best videos from the past week

Tiger Woods gets hot, an interruption to Caroline Wozniaki’s service and Field of Dreams 2.

From The42 MLB star takes a moment... Bearded Rage

MLB star takes a moment...

Bat-wielding Giants pitcher Brian Wilson gets a tad annoyed after being hauled out of his side’s game in Detroit.