Tag Archives: ESPN

Rookie Hazing: New York Yankees Pop Stars Parade!

The New York Yankees annual rookie hazing tradition took a musical turn Sunday night. Per ESPN’s Ian Begley, Joba Chamberlain created his own little ‘pop’ stars. Pictured left to right:  Preston Claiborne as Billy Ray Cyrus, Cesar Cabral as Rick … Continue reading

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Hit The Deck! Red Sox-Rays marathon brought to you by letters G A R F O O S & E

Sunday night, the Red Sox and Rays battled through 16 innings before Boston eked out a 1-0 victory. While many (at least for a while) were watching ESPN’s coverage, there was an alternative “broadcast” on Twitter courtesy of a Tampa … Continue reading

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Video: New Reds Joey Votto This is SportsCenter Commercial

Cincinnati Reds Joey Votto and ESPN’s SportsCenter Karl Ravech discuss a mustache contest in the new ESPN commercial. Watch for the “Special Guest” at the end.

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Indians Smack Royals Pitcher Mazzaro into a Performance for the Ages

According to Elias Sports Bureau, the Kansas City Royals Vin Mazzaro so-called performance Monday night against the Cleveland Indians was noteworthy in several ways. The facts: Mazzaro allowed 14 runs, all of them earned, in 2.1 innings of the Royals’ 19-1 thrashing … Continue reading

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Video: Reds Johnny Cueto Snag v. Athletics Mark Ellis Barehanded Grab – Who’s the Winner?

Web Gem Battle! Saturday Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto helps himself by making a superb backhanded catch off a liner hit by the St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols. Today, ESPN asks whether it’s better than the Oakland A’s Mark Ellis’ barehanded … Continue reading

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Video: ESPN Fail on Tigers Justin Verlander No-Hitter – Identifies Him as a Twins Pitcher!

In the how does this happen to a dedicated sports channel category, I nominate ESPN. Saturday afternoon ESPN’s scroll announcing that Justin Verlander had just thrown a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Center in Toronto – identified … Continue reading

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Video: SF Giants Brain Wilson Stars in ESPN “Fear the Beard” Commercial

San Francisco Giants reliever extraordinaire Brian Wilson explains to Josh Elliot and Jay Harris why they should “fear the beard” in the latest “This is SportsCenter” commercial from ESPN.

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