I know you’re probably expecting me to wax poetic about Mariano Rivera, but I’ll do that when he plays his final game for the Yankees and pitches the ninth inning, instead of the eighth. However, it was very cool to see the reaction he got from his fellow All-Stars when he entered last night’s game. And while many of you like to bash the hell out of Joe Buck (unfairly, in my opinion) give him a lot of credit for getting out of the way and letting that special moment happen without any commentary.
This Is Genius
As usual, Rivera entered the game to Metallica’s Enter Sandman. This prompted Tim McCarver to recite the lyrics. The creative folks at Deadspin took this amazing piece of audio and dubbed it over Prince Fielder‘s triple from the game. The result is pure video magic.
He’s So Grounded
As you probably know by now, one fan decided to run on the field during last night’s game. The best thing about his stunt was that he argued with his mom via text message before the big moment.
Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine has found the model he wants to spend the rest of his life with. He just got engaged to Behati Prinsloo. … Here is the newest photoshoot from Derek Jeter‘s girlfriend, Hannah Davis. … The U.K.’s Kelly Brook always takes good pictures.
As we head into the second half of the MLB season on Friday, Bovada.lv has released these odds on the playoff chances of several contenders. Who would’ve thought before the season that the Pirates would be -300 to make the playoff at this point? Hopefully, they won’t fall victim to the Sports Illustrated cover jinx.
* Will the Baltimore Orioles make the playoffs?
* Will the Boston Red Sox make the playoffs?
* Will the Cleveland Indians make the playoffs?
* Will the Detroit Tigers make the playoffs?
* Will the Los Angeles Angels make the playoffs?
* Will the New York Yankees make the Playoffs?
* Will the Oakland A’s make the Playoffs?
* Will the Tampa Bay Rays make the playoffs?
* Will the Texas Rangers make the playoffs?
* Will the Toronto Blue Jays make the playoffs?
* Will the Arizona Diamondbacks make the Playoffs?
* Will the Cincinnati Reds make the Playoffs?
* Will the Los Angeles Dodgers make the Playoffs?
* Will the Philadelphia Phillies make the playoffs?
* Will the Pittsburgh Pirates make the playoffs?
* Will the San Francisco Giants make the playoffs?
* Will the Washington Nationals make the playoffs?
Sports Video Of The Day
We told you on Monday that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was asked to leave Archie Manning‘s football camp over the weekend. Here is a hard-hitting report on that incident.
Video Of The Day
If you’re a Breaking Bad fan who is looking forward to the show’s return on Aug. 11 and you have nine minutes to spare, you’ll enjoy this refresher.