Now that the USA is out of the World Cup, we can return to our regularly scheduled programming: baseball.
After 11 hours and 5 minutes of tennis, over 3xs the length of a decent marathon time, John Isner came out a victor over Nicolas Mahut… but really, both were winners because the match finally ended.
There is just way too much interleague play. If the NL & AL were supposed to play each other this much, there wouldn’t be two leagues in the first place.
Whoever said “nice guys finish last” was really very wrong. By having a reputation is “one of the best”, combined with the MLB’s efforts to downplay the faults of their outdated systems, Jim Joyce is off-the-hook for what could be the worst call in the history of baseball.
Albert Haynesworth refuses to go to his Washington Redskins minicamp. The highest played defensive player in the NFL is holding out for something better, even though no such thing exists.
After the NCAA’s four-year investigation of USC for allegations centered around former football player Reggie Bush, and former basketball player O.J. Mayo, USC has been found guilty of the sports crime of rule breakerage. A slew of penalties have been handed to the Trojans who, unlike Trojan users, are not protected from the consequences of their actions.
Armed with a 102-mph fastball, minor league sensation Stephen Strasburg makes his major league debut tonight… against a minor league quality team.