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German astronaut watches homeland win World Cup from space

Monday, July 14, 2014, 9:33 AM
Alexander Gerst was walking on air when Germany won the World Cup. Literally! Well, he was floating on air. And it may not have been air. It was certainly oxygen, but it was being pumped in artificially. So. You might say he was floating on an oxygenized environment. If you wanted to be closer to... Read more

Yasiel Puig becomes first MLB All-Star to shave actual star into head

Monday, July 14, 2014, 9:23 AM
The MLB All-Star Game is tomorrow! It's your final chance to catch Derek Jeter playing shortstop before the last 80 or so times! The Nationals finally have a guy on the NL roster! Chase Utley is there! Also appearing will be Dodgers outfielder and curmudgeon-baiter Yasiel Puig, who couldn't be more... Read more

July 13: At World Cup, it's LeBron, LeBron, LeBron!

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 2:00 PM
On mobile: View larger version here. Guess who's in Brazil, ready to watch the World Cup final between Argentina and Germany? That's right, his royal highness, the Prince of Ohio himself, LeBron James has decided to trek down to the land of jogo bonito to watch today's match. Speaking to reporters... Read more

NL East-leading Nationals left without an All-Star

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 2:24 PM
The Nationals rotation includes Doug Fister, Stephen Strasburg, and Gio Gonzalez, but this year, it's Jordan Zimmermann who has risen to the occasion. The addition of Fister during the offseason was seen as putting the rotation over the top, but it was Zimmermann who was selected for the All-Star Game... Read more

You can now own the desk from which LeBron James' latest news was not first broken

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 1:13 PM
When you think of sports, do you think of versatile tests of skill, taking place across centuries in various cultural epicenters across the world? Or do you think of LeBron James, Johnny Manziel, and Brett Favre? True sports fans take all of the interesting parts of sports away and listen solely to... Read more

Tattered fan in LeBron Cavaliers jersey embodies Cleveland sports

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:43 PM
Cleveland has been through so much. LeBron. The Browns. That river that caught fire. Various other things of that nature in song form. It only makes sense that this fan at an Indians game looked like he had escaped from a war zone. This is the best picture I’ve seen in a long time pic.twitter... Read more

Terrible Phillies cartoon caption contest winners

Friday, July 11, 2014, 6:01 PM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Phillies cartoon. Obviously, there were a LOT of Viagra suggestions, and some were a bit too graphic for our family web site. Congrats to @TheIdleRich (whom many of you will recognize as Daily News sports columnist Rich Hoffman), who came... Read more

Florida Minor League team to hold 'Mourning Night' for loss of LeBron

Friday, July 11, 2014, 4:37 PM
The fallout will be swift. LeBron James' move back to Cleveland will set off a wave of reactions across the country, some of which are being prepared right now... but one Florida State League team in the Twins' MiLB system seemed more ready than anyone else. Here we go: @MiracleBaseball staging... Read more

Despite Sixers-related rumors, Jeremy Lin reportedly headed to the Lakers

Friday, July 11, 2014, 3:17 PM
Despite rumors and reports linking Jeremy Lin to the Sixers, the Houston Rockets ended up making a deal with a different suitor. According to Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski and ESPN's Jeff Goodman, the Rockets will send Jeremy Lin and a future first round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Rockets... Read more

Joel Embiid's confidence undeterred by LeBron James decision

Friday, July 11, 2014, 2:30 PM
Sixers draft pick Joel Embiid was one of the early campaigners to get LeBron to Philly. In fact, many would argue that we was the sole voice on this issue. His efforts were unquestionably rigorous. Long were the nights James undoubtedly spent at his computer or phone, wondering how, just how, this... Read more
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