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MLB Unveils Memorial For Runners Stranded On Base

NEW YORK—Solemnly ringing a bell 30 times for each of the teams that lost potential runs this season, Major League Baseball officials unveiled Tuesday a memorial outside league headquarters to commemorate all of the runners who have ever been stranded on base.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Submits Paperwork For Gas Reimbursement

LONG POND, PA—Hunching over the steering wheel of his idling No. 88 Chevrolet SS to closely inspect the odometer, NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. was reportedly in the process of submitting paperwork Monday to reimburse his gas expenses for the month.

A-Rod Donates $25 Million To Be Displayed In Glass Case In Baseball Hall Of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, NY—Ensuring that a treasured piece of the game’s history will be forever preserved for future generations of fans, representatives of the National Baseball Hall of Fame confirmed Friday that retired third baseman Alex Rodriguez recently donated $25 million of his earnings to be displayed inside a glass case in their museum.
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Chad Pennington Getting Into Groove After Season-Ending Shoulder Injury

MIAMI—After struggling to find his rhythm during the two plays he actually spent on the field last Sunday, Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington finally looked like his old self against the Bears Thursday night, sitting on the bench with a season-ending shoulder injury. "He was poised and comfortable out there—like the Pennington of old," said receiver Brandon Marshall, who caught three passes for 41 yards from quarterback Tyler Thigpen. "Watching him move up and down the sideline with his arm in a sling congratulating players as they came off the field reminded me how effective Chad can really be." Pennington's trademark style of play is expected to cause him to retire in the next few weeks.

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