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Actors from ‘The Sandlot’ hit the big leagues, but still look l…

Actors from ‘The Sandlot’ hit the big leagues, but still look like kids 20 years later

yahoo.com Updated May 17, 2013
Classic coming-of-age baseball flick "The Sandlot" turned 20 last month - which we documented at length on the anniversary date. The celebrations continue into the summer, however. Like this Sunday, when Target Field will screen the film after that day'
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  • Yu Darvish's Arm Is Not A Gun: Why Hard Pitch-Count Limits Are …

    Yu Darvish's Arm Is Not A Gun: Why Hard Pitch-Count Limits Are Dumb

    deadspin.com May 17, 2013
    In last night's 10-4 victory over the Tigers, Rangers starter Yu Darvish threw 130 pitches. In his previous start, Darvish threw 105 pitches. Six days before that, in a start against the Red Sox, he threw 127 pitches. Should we be freaking out about how…
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  • Fan Gets Ejected From Tropicana Field For Urinating In The Stan…

    Fan Gets Ejected From Tropicana Field For Urinating In The Stands

    deadspin.com May 17, 2013
    Last night's series-ending Red Sox-Rays bout in St. Pete featured a literal "wicked pissah," a man whom I watched with my own eyes pee in the stands and be escorted out of the stadium for the evil act of public micturition.Read more...
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  • Deployed dad makes surprise return - disguised as catcher while…

    Deployed dad makes surprise return - disguised as catcher while daughter throws first pitch

    yahoo.com May 17, 2013
    This one might get you misty: Nine-year-old Alayna Adams threw out the first pitch before Thursday's Tampa Bay Rays-Boston Red Sox game. She was told she'd been selected by the U.S.O. for the honor, partially because her father, Lt. Col. Will Adams, had…
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  • Middlebrooks clutch in 9th to rally Red Sox

    Middlebrooks clutch in 9th to rally Red Sox

    ESPN.com May 17, 2013
    Will Middlebrooks had a three-run double off closer Fernando Rodney with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Thursday night.
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  • Video - Web Gems 01:02

    Web Gems

    May 17
    Does Dustin Pedroia's diving stop and throw top Brandon Crawford's reigning Web Gem?
  • Video - Red Sox Top Twins In 10 00:31

    Red Sox Top Twins In 10

    May 17
    The Red Sox rallied for two unanswered runs to defeat the Twins 3-2.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL - John Clayton breaks down big spenders and big bargains in free agenc…

    May 17
    Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: NFL is watching, but not expecting to strip Haslam of Browns ow…

    May 17
    In the relatively short but tortured history of the re-incarnated Cleveland Browns, every dark cloud appearing on the horizon has generally presaged a darker and more ominous one, leading the team's fans and even the organization itself to develop an al…