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From The42 Is this the worst inning of baseball ever pitched? A Night To Forget This post contains videos

Is this the worst inning of baseball ever pitched?

WATCH: Kansas City Royals pitcher Vin Mazzaro gives up ten runs in a single inning.

From The42 Homophobia in big-time sport is here to stay Foul

Homophobia in big-time sport is here to stay

The fining—but not firing—of a baseball pitching coach for hurling anti-gay slurs at fans comes on the heels of Kobe Bryant’s homophobic outburst. Buzz Bissinger on the culture that gives prejudice plenty of running room.

From The42 Bin Laden death draws reaction from sports world Endgame This post contains videos

Bin Laden death draws reaction from sports world

Rory tweets and US stadiums are draped in the flag since the news was announced last weekend.

From The42 At news of bin Laden's death, "USA" chants erupt during Phillies-Mets game (and players have no idea why) Crowd-sourced This post contains videos

At news of bin Laden's death, "USA" chants erupt during Phillies-Mets game (and players have no idea why)

WATCH: Baseball players left puzzled as news of bin Laden’s death filters through stadium.

From The42 MLB take control of struggling LA Dodgers You're Out!

MLB take control of struggling LA Dodgers

Baseball chiefs take decision as franchise owner Frank McCourt deals with ongoing financial difficulties.

From The42 Computer says no: Robot to throw out first pitch at Phillies game Johnny Five

Computer says no: Robot to throw out first pitch at Phillies game

Specially-designed pitching machine to get game underway this evening.

From The42 View from New York: NFL fans told to keep calm and carry on Empire State

View from New York: NFL fans told to keep calm and carry on

As the lockout wrangle continues and the prospect of no American Football becomes more than a possibility, gridiron chiefs say the New York Jets will visit Washington on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

From The42 Pittsburgh fan tasered and beaten by police at baseball game Crowd Trouble This post contains videos

Pittsburgh fan tasered and beaten by police at baseball game

WATCH: Police strike man with batons as they try to eject him from stadium.

From The42 Why Manny Ramirez just retired: drugs Sharp Exit

Why Manny Ramirez just retired: drugs

The prominent big-hitter has decided to throw in the towel rather than answer more question.

From The42 What we learned this weekend ... Different Class This post contains videos

What we learned this weekend ...

With a few lessons that we picked up earlier today thrown in for good measure as well.

From The42 The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing Back Pages

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing

Get the kettle on, this might take a while.

From The42 Barry Bonds trial: prosecution witness nearly destroys the prosecution's case Hardball

Barry Bonds trial: prosecution witness nearly destroys the prosecution's case

Doctor says he gave former baseball hero legal steroids and an elbow injury was not caused by the drug.

From The42 Follow that: how to choose your very own baseball team Look West

Follow that: how to choose your very own baseball team

Andrew McGeady explains how you can pick a baseball side to follow as the action gets underway in the States.

From The42 Take me out to the ballpark: how to follow baseball in Ireland Swing Batter Batter

Take me out to the ballpark: how to follow baseball in Ireland

Andrew McGeady slowly explains America’s game and tells everything we need to know on Opening Day.

From The42 Barry Bonds is a major league jerk, says former girlfriend in trial Ex Files

Barry Bonds is a major league jerk, says former girlfriend in trial

It was a dramatic day of testimony as baller’s ex describes threats, shrunken testicles and lies.

From The42 Meet the man who ruined baseball Empire State

Meet the man who ruined baseball

John Riordan, in New York, watches another seedy chapter of American sports history unfold.

From The42 View from New York: Barry Bonds' balls a matter of public interest Empire State

View from New York: Barry Bonds' balls a matter of public interest

John Riordan goes over to the dark side as he takes a look at the record-breaking slugger’s sexual performance. Seriously.

From The42 View from New York: like father, like son as Jeter feels Steinbrenner ire once again Empire State This post contains videos

View from New York: like father, like son as Jeter feels Steinbrenner ire once again

John Riordan has a front row seat in New York as the soap opera continues at the Yankees’ spring training.

From The42 Five things we learned this weekend Different Class This post contains videos

Five things we learned this weekend

We’ve taken some tough lessons from the past few days of sport. But we’ve forgotten them so here’s a handful of makey-uppy ones.

From The42 Is it time for a Hall of Fame for Irish sport? Legends

Is it time for a Hall of Fame for Irish sport?

Should we copy the system used in the US to honour our sporting legends, asks Andrew McGeady.

From The42 View from US: what's another year as Cliff Lee returns to Philadelphia Empire State

View from US: what's another year as Cliff Lee returns to Philadelphia

John Riordan in New York reflects on the Yankees’ latest set-back as Cliff Lee snubs a move to the Bronx.

From The42 Leslie Nielsen a sports fan? Shirley you can't be serious Funny Ol' Game This post contains videos

Leslie Nielsen a sports fan? Shirley you can't be serious

Comedy giant Leslie Nielsen passed away last night. The world of sport mourns him too.

From The42 The King is dead, long live the King: who'll take Jeter's crown if Yankees call his bluff Empire State

The King is dead, long live the King: who'll take Jeter's crown if Yankees call his bluff

Derek Jeter is on the verge of losing his crown in the Bronx as an all-too public contract wrangle with Yankees chiefs drags on, John Riordan in New York writes.

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