Dan Mennella aol.com We, as a society, are still working out the kinks with social media, still adapting to it. The sports world is no less immune to this, and the proof is in the long line of weird and ugly stories that have emerged over the past few...
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By Dan Mennella aol.com Typically, hanging a rival team's jersey in a Major League clubhouse would be considered an odd move. However, Red Sox first baseman Mike Carp always has a Seattle Mariners jersey in his locker. And that is met with questions, curiosity and, eventually, the approval of...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOUSE TO GRILL OUSTED IRS CHIEF Steven Miller will have to answer to a Republican-run committee today about why conservative groups were targeted by the agency. 2. HOW...
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By Dan Mennella aol.com There's a very fine line when it comes to coaches putting their hands on players in sports. I don't know if there's a hard-and-fast rule about what's acceptable and what isn't. Certainly context has to be taken into account -- a high school coach giving...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. COMMISSIONER OUSTED IN GROWING IRS SCANDAL Obama asked acting commissioner's Steven T. Miller to resign and Congress and the Justice Department continue probes into the targeting of tea party groups....
By: Dan Mennella aol.com Tiger Woods has grown accustomed to drama the past few years -- likely far too accustomed for the notoriously private and sometimes grumpy superstar's liking. But even by those standards, the matter of Tiger's run-in with rival Sergio Garcia at last week's Player Championship, won...
by Dan Mennella aol.com Fans at Dodger Stadium are notorious for leaving games early to beat the suffocating Los Angeles traffic. Even in the highlight of Kirk Gibson's iconic home run off Dennis Eckersley in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, you'll notice brake lights in...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- After weeks of rolling without a winner, the Powerball jackpot has once again ballooned in time for its Wednesday drawing, an estimated $360 million jackpot considered the third largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh largest jackpot in history. Lottery officials expect jackpot totals of this size...
VATICAN CITY -- Two doves celebrated their freedom with a soaring flight over St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, all thanks to Pope Francis. As Francis toured the square in his open-topped popemobile at his weekly public audience, someone in the crowd thrust a white bird cage with two doves inside...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. JUSTICE TO INVESTIGATE IRS FOR TARGETING TEA PARTY Attorney General Eric Holder is testifying in Congress today after launching an investigation of the agency's targeting of conservative political groups....
You've cod to be kidding! German fisherman, Michael Eisele, 44, landed what is "thought to be" the largest cod ever caught, according to the Telegraph and various media reports. World's largest cod, story continues below The 5-foot-long fish reportedly weighed...
Brad Pitt called his fiancee Angelina Jolie "heroic" for electing to get a preventative double mastectomy in order to lower her risk of getting cancer and be healthy for her family. Jolie revealed in a New York Times op-ed Monday that last month she finished medical procedures...