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Samardzija explains shouting match with D-backs

Samardzija explains shouting match with D-backs

MLB.com Updated Jun 4, 2013
D-backs third-base coach Matt Williams and Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija exchanged some words during Saturday's game at Wrigley Field. On Sunday, Arizona manager Kirk Gibson complimented Samardzija, but he also suggested the pitcher remain quiet and focu…
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  • When a bat flies toward them in the stands, this man leaves his…

    When a bat flies toward them in the stands, this man leaves his woman to fend for herself (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 4, 2013
    A husband at a Chicago Cubs game a few weeks ago tried to protect his wife from a home run ball hit in their direction. He spilled his beer on her in the process, so afterward she poured her beer over his head. That's one example of what happens when a …
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Simmons Gets Drafted 03:03

    SweetSpot TV: Simmons Gets Drafted

    Jun 4
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down Eric's No. 28 pick in the MLB Franchise Player Draft, Andrelton Simmons.
  • Video - Pujols, Angels Edge Cubs 00:32

    Pujols, Angels Edge Cubs

    Jun 4
    The Angels recovered from getting swept by the Astros with a 4-3 win over the Cubs.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Late Deacon Jones would have dominated any era; mail

    Jun 4
    You can't say many players from the '40s, '50s and '60s would have dominated today. Be competitive, sure. But dominated? Not many. Deacon Jones, though -- there was a guy who would have been one of the greats whenever he played.
  • Brian Shaw serious target for Brooklyn Nets job -- sources

    Jun 4
    Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw is a serious target for the Brooklyn Nets, NBA coaching sources tell ESPN.com's Marc Stein and ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard.