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Luke Heimlich Signs With Taiwanese Baseball Team, League Kicks Him Out Luke Heimlich Signs With Taiwanese Baseball Team, League Kicks Him Out

On Monday, the defending champion Lamigo Monkeys of the Chinese Professional Baseball League announced that they had signed former Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who pleaded guilty to molesting his 6-year-old niece in 2012. Heimlich was probably a first-round talent, but he was not drafted by any major league…

European Tour Sent Tommy Fleetwood's $150K To The Wrong Tommy Fleetwood European Tour Sent Tommy Fleetwood's $150K To The Wrong Tommy Fleetwood

Last month, English golfer Tommy Fleetwood finished in 12th place at the Open Championship. This month, Florida golfer Tommy Fleetwood received the $154,480 owed to English golfer Tommy Fleetwood by the European Tour for his 12th-place finish, and his friend tweeted the proof. There it is, right above a $14.37 charge…

The NCAA Adopts Some New College Basketball Regulations, None Of Which Are "Paying The Players" The NCAA Adopts Some New College Basketball Regulations, None Of Which Are "Paying The Players"

The NCAA announced today that they will adopt many of the recommendations put forth by the Condoleezza Rice–led Commission on College Basketball in April, which was formed in the wake of the 2017 federal investigation into the college basketball world. There are some good ideas being implemented here, as well as some…

Shohei Ohtani Will Throw Again Soon, And He's Still Smacking Big Dingers While He Waits Shohei Ohtani Will Throw Again Soon, And He's Still Smacking Big Dingers While He Waits

The Angels are more or less sunk this year, thanks to the depth of good teams in the AL West. But Japanese rookie sensation Shohei Ohtani is still balling, despite not being allowed on a mound since June.

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UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov Posts Gross Video Mocking Homeless People UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov Posts Gross Video Mocking Homeless People

Conor McGregor will return from his two-year hiatus from the UFC to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight championship belt on Oct. 6. The press tour for that fight will inevitably be full of wild, often-exhausting trash talk, and fans will all get sick of these two assholes before one of them inevitably gets…

We Regret To Inform You That Yet Another Sixers Rookie Is Super Injured We Regret To Inform You That Yet Another Sixers Rookie Is Super Injured

The Philadelphia 76ers look like they’ll be one of two halfway decent teams in the Eastern Conference next year—and, like the Celtics, they are stocked with a whole bunch of young dudes who look like they’ll be able to keep the team good for a while. One such young dude is Zhaire Smith, for whom the Sixers traded…

Angry Baseball Guy Brings Trash Can Onto Field, Tells Umpire To "Go To Your Home" Angry Baseball Guy Brings Trash Can Onto Field, Tells Umpire To "Go To Your Home"

Most sports meltdowns burn out quickly or overstay their welcome and become a bore. But sometimes, a rare and precious freakout pushes beyond that second phase, transcending a few moments of hotheadedness and continuing off into the realm of High Art. Brennan Metzger achieved such a feat last night.

Did You Know Adam Silver Is Pals With Jared Kushner? Did You Know Adam Silver Is Pals With Jared Kushner?

BuzzFeed’s Steven Perlberg wrote a thorough story today about official White House mascot Jared Kushner personally ordering a software developer at the New York Observer—which he owned for years after receiving it as a “graduation present” from his father, a convicted criminal—to delete potentially negative articles…

Marquette King Is Beefing With An Entire Denver Radio Station For Some Reason Marquette King Is Beefing With An Entire Denver Radio Station For Some Reason

Marquette King has only been in Denver for a few months, and he’s already gotten himself involved in a rather pointed dispute with a local radio station. This beef first got cooking on Friday, when 104.3 The Fan hosts Zach Bye and Brandon Stokley interviewed King after practice. The normally chatty King was subdued…

The UFC's Greatest-Ever Champion Finally Loses The UFC's Greatest-Ever Champion Finally Loses

For a few perilous moments, it seemed like a freak accident would undo Henry Cejudo before he even had a real chance to fight Demetrious Johnson. Cejudo misplaced his left foot in the opening seconds of his UFC flyweight title challenge, and he seemed unable to put any weight on it. The odds are against anyone trying…

Urban Meyer And Zach Smith Are Defending Themselves, Even If Their Answers Don’t Quite Make Sense Urban Meyer And Zach Smith Are Defending Themselves, Even If Their Answers Don’t Quite Make Sense

In a statement posted on his Twitter account, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer admitted Friday afternoon that he knew about a 2015 incident in which former assistant coach Zach Smith allegedly strangled his ex-wife, Courtney. After initially claiming ignorance at Big Ten media day—saying, “I know nothing, never had a…

Nate Diaz is finally back, and thank God. Lance Pugmire reported last night that Diaz will fight Dustin Poirier on Nov. 3 in Madison Square Garden, his first UFC bout since losing a majority decision to Conor McGregor in August 2016.

Heartwarming: Asshole Boss Owned By Impromptu Strike Heartwarming: Asshole Boss Owned By Impromptu Strike

Friends, what we have here is the most compelling argument for worker solidarity you will see all day. Earlier this week, Indianapolis welder Antoine Dangerfield was working for a contractor building a UPS facility when he caught the moment when over 100 workers walked off the job after a few of their coworkers were…

There Is A Controversy In Irish Powerlifting Over, Uh, The Government Of Germany From 1933–1945 There Is A Controversy In Irish Powerlifting Over, Uh, The Government Of Germany From 1933–1945

Jay Farrant is the head coach of the Ireland Powerlifting Federation, as well as one of the owner of one of the country’s most prominent weightlifting gyms. He also has ideas about what the Nazi party didn’t stand for.

Cody Garbrandt Only Has Limp Excuses For His Rotten Old Tweets  Cody Garbrandt Only Has Limp Excuses For His Rotten Old Tweets 

Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will fight T.J. Dillashaw for his belt on Saturday, nine months after getting his face punched off by Dillashaw in his first-ever loss as a professional. In the run-up to the fight, MMA fans have surfaced a treasure trove of old tweets from Garbrandt, in which he drops a…

Art Briles Got A New Job Coaching Football In Italy Art Briles Got A New Job Coaching Football In Italy

Disgraced former Baylor head coach Art Briles has a new job. After a botched stint in the CFL and a pair of aborted college consulting gigs, Briles has accepted the head coaching job with Florence’s Italian Football League team, Guelfi Firenze.

Only The Shit-Ass Mets And Shit-Ass José Reyes Could Make Baseball History Like This Only The Shit-Ass Mets And Shit-Ass José Reyes Could Make Baseball History Like This

To the surprise of nobody, the Mets followed up yesterday’s 25-4 loss to the Nationals by losing yet again. They couldn’t capitalize on the late momentum they generated last night or the Nationals’ fluid roster, and they wound up losing 5-3. It was not for lack of effort on José Reyes’s part, however, as the infielder…

Shawn Kelley's Glove-Throwing Meltdown Will Cost Him His Spot On The Nationals Shawn Kelley's Glove-Throwing Meltdown Will Cost Him His Spot On The Nationals

Last night, Nationals reliever Shawn Kelley gave up a completely meaningless ninth-inning home run to Austin Jackson, which turned the Nationals 23-run win into a 21-run win. Maybe he was mad about dulling Washington’s historic margin, or maybe he was just angry that he was in the game at all, but Kelley responded to…

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