Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Joe Girardi has A-Rod's back

Joe Girardi has A-Rod's back

This Alex Rodriguez thing is going to get weird, pretty quick. In the case of Everyone vs. A Player, it seems that nobody can see his side of the story as easily as his own team and their fans.

But it can be said that nobody hates A-Rod as much as Yankees fans, except maybe baseball writers, but his team and manager will apparently come to his aid in the face of technically unprovoked hostility.

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Technically.

So here’s Joe Girardi screaming and swinging his fist in slow motion in response to his third baseman getting a spine-tickler from Ryan Dempster.

Good for Joe, being a professional, despite how much he may secretly want to just have a baseball team that plays baseball.

Then… the added bonus:

[Business Insider]

And here’s video of the incident in its entirety:

Oh no, that wasn’t A-Rod getting beaned and stuff, it was a corgi puppy learning to walk up the stairs!  How did that happen! Ah well.

THEY'RE A BASKETBALL TEAM

Jeremy Lin is really letting all that fame go to his head. 

Je… Jeremy Lin.  He plays for the Rockets.

QUICKLY, APPLY THE FACE-PUMMELING

Some say the "kick in the face" is the "home run" of MMA fighting. Travis Browne hit a walkoff shot last night off the face of Alistair Overeem.

[hov-mma]

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