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Now that the Chicago Cubs have won the World Series and broken then century long curse, the highlight of Wrigley Field has us thinking about the other great stadiums throughout America. The use of stadiums dates back to ancient times, back when the reigning entertainment of the day for a mass audience usually involved some permutation of “sprint really fast while a lion chases you then try and kill your opponent with a rock.” Thankfully, apart from maybe anytime a terrible entertainer performs, things have matured considerably at the hundreds of events that take place at scads of stadiums throughout the U.S. Baseball and the occasional major concert are the primary serving inside the hallowed ground of U.S
Jeurys Familia , an All-Star closing pitcher for the New York Mets who recently appeared in an ad campaign against domestic violence , was arrested for domestic violence on Monday, the Bergen Record reports. Fort Lee, New Jersey, police accused Familia, identified as Jeurys F. Mojica, of causing “bodily injury to another,” according to a complaint posted Tuesday by The Record. The victim, whose name is redacted from the complaint, had “visible injuries, specifically a scratch to the chest and bruise to the right cheek.” Familia, 27, was arrested after an officer who responded to the incident “found probable cause to believe domestic violence had occurred,” the complaint states. The athlete was charged with simple assault, and bail was set at $1,500. In a statement to The Record, the Mets said, “The matter was brought to our attention and we are monitoring the situation.” Familia was among a number of athletes who recently starred in an ad campaign sponsored by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence .
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So, Pete Rose thinks playoff games are more important than head injuries. That was basically what Rose said on Thursday when he criticized Blue Jays’ third baseman Josh Donaldson for leaving Game 1 of the ALDS to deal with a head injury
This might go down as the most touching Kiss Cam moment ever . Former President Jimmy Carter, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, shared a loving smooch with Rosalynn, his wife of 69 years , at Turner Field in Atlanta on Thursday night. The two longtime Braves fans were attending the game against the Blue Jays
Every day, I work with corporate leaders who understand the power of business platforms to make a difference. Regardless of the specific professional missions of their companies, these executives recognize that there’s a natural social mission they can tap into that will transform their place in the world, greatly impacting their communities, employees and bottom lines
It all started when 16-year-old Charlotte D’Alessio and 18-year-old Josie Canseco , a model and the daughter of former MLB player Jose Canseco , headed to Coachella together. The best friends’ looks included flash tattoos, perfect eyeliner, a body chain and a tongue-in-cheek “Rolling” T-shirt with a roller skate on it. According to BuzzFeed, the girls first got noticed when professional photographer Bryant Eslava captured them dancing together
Just weeks after Domino’s offered 50 percent off all online orders for March Madness, the company is back with yet another sports-centric deal. This time you’ll get a free pizza with the return of Domino’s MLB no-hitter pizza promotion. So if you’re looking to score a free pie, you’d better hope that nobody scores.
There aren’t many contests where the worst dancer wins, but that was the case Saturday night at the Brooklyn Cyclones game in New York. The team honored the 25th anniversary of “Seinfeld” with a “Salute To Seinfeld Night” featuring an information table for fans to “air grievances,” a mailman throwing the first ceremonial pitch, and an Elaine Dancing Contest
A home run is a big moment for any ballplayer, and the first of the season is even bigger. But when that homer is caught by Dad?
De acuerdo con el argot del béisbol, un lanzador que lanza con velocidad media a los 90 ó superior se conoce como “lanzallamas” o un “fireballer”.