Shyam Das, the arbitrator who overturned Ryan Braun's drug suspension back in February, has been fired by Major League Baseball. Several reports are confirming the firing, but I first saw it reported by ESPN.
We've all seen video of a fan catching a foul ball in his or her respective beer cup. Usually the beer splashes all over the place, a good laugh is had, and neighboring fans offer a couple bucks to buy a new beer.
The 2012 NFL draft is in the rear view mirror, and before the Packers crop of rookies even step on the field for rookie orientation, the folks at CBS Sports have come up with a round-one mock draft for 2013.
Baseball players are known to be a superstitious bunch. I wouldn't classify Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun as one who goes overboard in that regard, but after an incredible three-homerun performance at Petco Park on Monday night, Braun followed a similar pre-game routine on Tuesday.
Bryce Harper, the 19-year-old rookie phenom for the Washington Nationals, made his debut in Los Angeles over the weekend. He also recorded his first major league hit - a scorching double to right center.
After selecting eight players in the NFL draft, the Packers continued their talent acquisition process afterwards with the signing of undrafted rookie free agents. Given Ted Thompson's past success with undrafted players, its reasonable to think a few of the names below will become important pieces to the Packers puzzle.
We've all seen it before: a fan runs on to the field of play at a baseball or football game only to have his (or her) drunk butt knocked into the next week by an aggressive security member looking for a promotion.
Dallas Mavericks guard Delonte West was fined $25,000 for sticking his finger in the ear of Jazz guard Gordon Hayward during Monday nights game. Seriously, West he gave Hayward a wet-willy right there on the court.
The NFL will reveal the 2012-2013 schedule Tuesday night at 6:00. Who, when, and where the Packers play will become public consumption. There is some buzz the Packers will open the season on a Monday night against the Detroit Lions, but that's all speculation.
It seems like a drastic move, but when the league decided to ere on the side of player safety and move kickoffs from the 30 to the 35 yard, the message was clear: the NFL wanted more touchbacks and less high-speed collisions.