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Young Giants Fan Donates Ball After Sad D-Backs Fan Misses Out On One
deadspin.com Updated Sep 3, 2013
This little Diamondbacks fan—or more honestly, his dad—wasn't quick enough to nab a foul ball tossed into the crowd at Chase Field on Sunday. The little kid dealt with his disappointment by pulling his hat over his face so no one could see his sadness. …Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Sep 3, 2013Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has aggravated the sprained joint on his right middle finger during a minor league rehab assignment and likely will have to deal with the nagging injury for the rest of the season.Upvote Share Tweet
CarGo activated, but finger remains an issueMLB.com Sep 3, 2013Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, but he wasn't able to swing a bat. He was available for the game against the Dodgers as a pinch-runner or as a defensive replacement.Upvote Share TweetDodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is out of the starting lineup a day after he aggravated a right knee strain.Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Goldschmidt gets his bachelor’s degree online while putting together an MVP-caliber seasonyahoo.com Sep 3, 2013We've heard about numerous athletes who complete their college degrees once they've gone pro. Using, for example, the offseason to finish up classes. But Paul Goldschmidt, the Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman and to some, America's First Baseman, did …Upvote Share TweetThe San Diego Padres have signed outfielder Will Venable to an $8.5 million, two-year contract extension through 2015.Upvote Share Tweet
Puig Sits, Dodgers Still WinSep 3The Dodgers won their sixth straight game with a 7-4 victory over the Rockies.
On the Defense After Defending Ex-PlayersSep 3As we head into Week 1 of the NFL’s 94th season, I’m playing defense after Monday’s column on Kevin Turner and the plaintiffs’ attorney, Chris Seeger. Your email: GOOD QUESTION. “I’ve enjoyed your NFL work for many years. It’s the first thing I read eve…
Michael Beasley will be released by Phoenix Suns, sources saySep 3Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, is on course to be a free agent by the end of this week, sources close to the process told ESPN.com.
Michael Beasley release former No. 2 pick Phoenix SunsSep 3Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft was released by the Phoenix Suns in the wake of his recent arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession.