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Computer Calls Balls and Strikes in Baseball First

The use of a human umpire to call balls and strikes could one day become a thing of the past. A minor league team, the San Rafael Pacifics, in California is using a computer to call balls and strikes for the first time. Read more... August 1, 2015

Golden State Warriors Defeat Cavaliers in Game Six

The Golden State Warriors won game six of the NBA finals over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was a convincing victor for the Warriors to win game six in Cleveland and prevent a seventh game. Read more... June 17, 2015

Synchronized Dance Group Throws Multi-Armed First Pitch

Genki Sudo and World Order, a synchronized dance group, helped get baseball season off to an amazing start in Japan with a multi-armed pitch. The members of World Order stood behind Sudo and moved their arms to make it look at if a person with numerous arms was throwing the pitch. Read more... June 1, 2015






Tom Brady Appeals Four Game Deflategate Suspension

New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady is appealing his four game suspension. Brady was suspended by the NFL over the Deflategate scandal. The Super Bowl winning quarterback appears to have been lying about his involvement in the scandal. CNN reports that an NFL issued report found that it was "more probable than not" that Brady was aware the balls were deflated by locker room attendant Jim McNally and equipment assistant John Jastremski. Read more... May 14, 2015

Study Finds Strenuous Jogging May Shorten Lifespan

Slow and steady wins the race as the saying goes. A new study has found that intense running may not be good for you like lighter jogging is. The study was reported in the Journal of The American College of Cardiology. Read more... February 14, 2015

Tom Brady Says He Did Not Deflate Footballs

Deflategate is an NFL scandal. The New England Patriots have been accused of deflating footballs during the playoff games. An NFL study found 11 of the 12 footballs used during the Patriots' 45-7 route of the Colts. Read more... January 23, 2015

Mo'ne Davis Named 2014 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid Of The Year

Mo'ne Davis is a 13-year-old pitcher who dominated the Little League World Series (LLWS). Mo'ne pitched for her team, the Philadelphia's Taney Dragons. She became the first female to pitch a shutout in the history of the LLWS. She has been named the 2014 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid Of The Year and AP Female Athlete of the Year. Read more... January 3, 2015

Runners in Santa Suits Run Marathons in Australia and Greece

Runners wearing Santa Claus suits participated in special marathons held in Australia and Greece. Some of the runners also donned white beards for the race. A few area also wearing sunglasses. There was even a baby in a stroller being pushed by his mother. Read more... December 7, 2014

High School Basketball Talent is 7 Foot 5 Inches Tall

Tacko Fall is a high school student at Liberty Christian Prep in Central Florida. He arrived here from Senegal in 2012. He started playing basketball only six months before his arrival. Fall's basketball skills are impressive. At 7 foot 5 inches tall he has no problem dunking. He also appears be developing an outside shot. Fall is also smart. If basketball doesn't work out, Fall would like to be a biochemist. Read more... April 28, 2014

Miguel Cabrera Gets Record $292 Million Deal

Miguel Cabrera has signed a massive $292 million deal with the Detroit Tigers to extend his contract for another ten years. Cabrera has very impressive stats, including an average of 36 home runs per season to go with a .321 lifetime batting average. You can view his stat page here. Long-term contracts can be risky in sports because of the risk of injury. The Tigers must have decided keeping Cabrera around was worth the risk. Read more... March 30, 2014



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