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Mets' Jason Vargas To Reporter: "I'll Knock You The Fuck Out, Bro" Mets' Jason Vargas To Reporter: "I'll Knock You The Fuck Out, Bro"

One day after I made the mistake of complimenting the Mets on this site, they’ve gone ahead and returned to the tire-fire form that most people have gotten used to seeing on a regular basis. Today’s Mets meltdown features manager Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas getting into it with a reporter who was asking questions…

France Outlasts Brazil's Tired Old Legs To Advance To The Quarterfinals With A 2-1 Victory France Outlasts Brazil's Tired Old Legs To Advance To The Quarterfinals With A 2-1 Victory

France are moving on to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup after defeating Brazil, 2-1, in extra time. Despite scoring a surprise goal against the run of play late in regulation, Brazil’s tired legs eventually caught up to them and it became only a matter of time before France would strike for the game-winner.

Adam Eaton: Actually, The Financial Struggles Of Minor League Players Are A Good Thing Adam Eaton: Actually, The Financial Struggles Of Minor League Players Are A Good Thing

Kelyn Soong of Washington City Paper recently covered the lives of a couple players on the Nationals’ Triple-A affiliate: the Potomac Nationals. The story focuses on the financial difficulties that minor league ball players face while trying to chase their dreams of making it in MLB. It’s a not-so-friendly reminder…

The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal

If you listen closely with your ear towards a swamp-like city near the mid-Atlantic, you’ll be able to hear the faint sounds of mild optimism returning to the minds and spirits of the dozens of Nationals fans in the DC-metro area. The reason for this is because of Washington finally getting rid of the human embodiment…

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track 30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track

A four-year-old gelding named American Currency was euthanized after sustaining an injury on Santa Anita’s training track on Saturday. It was the first time that a horse died as a result of a training track injury, and the 30th death of the racing season at Santa Anita. It was also the fourth death in Hall of Fame…

England Crawl Out Of Dumpster Fire Relatively Unscathed With 3-0 Win Over Cameroon England Crawl Out Of Dumpster Fire Relatively Unscathed With 3-0 Win Over Cameroon

England lived up to their FIFA ranking as the third-best women’s team in the world for maybe 30 minutes in their match against Cameroon on Sunday. Had it not been for Cameroonian players allowing the poor implementation of VAR that has become a staple of this tournament to get to them, Cameroon would have likely put…

Hell Yeah, England Scored From An Indirect Free Kick Hell Yeah, England Scored From An Indirect Free Kick

One of the most infrequently-experienced joys in soccer is the short burst of chaos that comes from an indirect free kick, where a team’s free kick opportunity is placed inside their opponent’s penalty box. Thanks to the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup, we can now reset the “days without” counter back to zero.

Derek Dietrich Is Still Not Giving Up The Inside Corner

In the top of the fifth against the Brewers, Reds second baseman Derek Dietrich got hit in the elbow by a 71 mph changeup from Alex Claudio. It was the sixth time that a Brewers pitcher had hit Dietrich with a pitch in three games, setting an MLB record for most times a player has been hit in a series. As if that…

Wilkin Castillo's First MLB Hit In Over A Decade Was A Go-Ahead RBI Double Wilkin Castillo's First MLB Hit In Over A Decade Was A Go-Ahead RBI Double

For the first time in over 10 years, 35-year-old Wilkin Castillo got a hit in the majors, and it was a pretty sweet one at that. In the top of seventh with two outs against the Phillies, Castillo smoked an RBI double into right field that sent two runners home and gave the Marlins a lead they wouldn’t relinquish for…

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Norway's Perfect Penalty Shootout Deflated Australia Into Submission Norway's Perfect Penalty Shootout Deflated Australia Into Submission

A horrendous miss from Australia’s Sam Kerr set the tone for the Matildas’ penalty shootout against Norway, sending the Scandinavian nation into the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 4-1 win on penalties.

Todd Frazier Upset He Hit Home Run Instead Of Deep Fly-Out

The Mets have been having an off day in the sense that they’re actually on the winning side of an embarrassing rout for once. Of course, such breaks in normalcy are bound to happen when the weather is on your side. Such was the case in the top of the third when Todd Frazier from Toms River, N.J. was up to bat.

Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary

Commentating on live sports for a national television audience can be a herculean task, but it’s a lot easier if you decide to rely on tired racial stereotypes to fill the dead air—as Fox’s Lisa Byington and Cat Whitehill discovered on Saturday.

Report: UConn Invited To Return To The Big East And Leave Their Football Team Behind Report: UConn Invited To Return To The Big East And Leave Their Football Team Behind

The Big East is expected to invite the University of Connecticut back into the conference as early as this week for the 2020-21 season, according to multiple reports. Digital News Desk had the news first. Nothing has been officially confirmed from the conference, or the school’s board of trustees—though they are…

P.K. Subban Traded To The Devils P.K. Subban Traded To The Devils

Holy shit, a big-name hockey trade!

Bear Breaks Into Montana Home, Takes Nap On Shelf Bear Breaks Into Montana Home, Takes Nap On Shelf

Deputies from the Missoula County Sherriff’s Office received a call around 5:45 a.m. on Friday that a black bear had broken into the mudroom of a Montana home. The family inside the home told officers that they discovered the bear after hearing a tremendous amount of racket downstairs and investigating where it was…

Vanderbilt Responds To "Fuck You" Barrage From Louisville Pitcher With Ninth-Inning Rally

Louisville’s Luke Smith was pitching his ass off against Vanderbilt on Friday. Through eight innings, the junior had struck out 10 while only giving up three hits and one earned run. No one would have blamed Smith for showing a little emotion after striking out Vanderbilt’s Julian Infante, and putting his team that…

Nomar Mazara Broke His Own Home Run Record With A 505-Foot Bomb Nomar Mazara Broke His Own Home Run Record With A 505-Foot Bomb

Less than 24 hours after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred finally acknowledged that this year’s batch of baseballs might in some way, shape or form be contributing to the league’s historic home run pace—it’s not that the balls are juiced, the “pill” inside the ball is providing less drag—a home run distance record was set…

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