Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Spider-man betrays trusting public

Spider-Man has worked hard to improve his image since a 2009 assault charge and the 2007 release of Spider-Man 3.

Spider-man betrays trusting public

The Amazing Spider-Man did mediocre enough at the box office to warrant a sequel, which means we finally get to see Jamie Foxx in the role he was born to play: a scientist with unnaturally hideous hair who gets superpowers after being pulverized by a lightning bolt.

Spider-Man has been busy, too. Busy betraying the trust of the public who recently watched him whisper sarcastic comments in the ear of Barack Obama.

A real-life Spider-Man moment presented itself over the weekend, only instead of superpowers, it was just normal thievery, and instead of a villain, it was Spider-Man. In Los Angeles, a guy dressed like the superhero tried to run off with a paper bag full of $6,000, 

Spider-Man has worked hard to improve his image since a 2009 assault charge and the 2007 release of Spider-Man 3.

THE RUNS STILL COUNT

Miguel Cabrera and Torii Hunter celebrated Cabrera connecting for a three-run home run en route to an 8-3 blasting of the Braves last night. Unfortunately, couldn't quite connect at the plate. 

THE RIGHT PATH

Louis Oosthuizen bashed a golf ball 500 yards on Friday during the Ballantine's Championship in Korea, thanks in large part to a cart path with a smooth surface. To even things out, Oosthuizen then somehow failed to birdie.

THERE'S A FIRST TIME FOR ALL THESE THINGS

It was a weekend of firsts for the Phillies yesterday, as they celebrated

  • Their first 2013 start by Carlos Ruiz
  • Their first 2013 three-game sweep 
  • Cole Hamels' first 2013 win
  • Cole Hamels' first six-walk start since last July
Everyone had different reactions to these stories, most notably Charlie Manuel, whose emotions can be difficult to read sometimes.
Justin Klugh Sports Producer
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