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Mom Finds Disturbing Reading Material In Teenage Son’s Bedroom

OMAHA, NE—Saying she felt disgusted and saddened by the shocking discovery, local woman Beth Loomis told reporters Thursday that she was deeply disturbed after finding recruitment reading material from the Baylor University football team in her teenage son’s bedroom.

Rookie First Baseman Nervous To Chat With Baserunners

ATLANTA—Noting how important it is to make a good first impression, Pittsburgh Pirates rookie first baseman Josh Bell told reporters before Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves that he’s still nervous about chatting with opposing baserunners.

Notable Athlete-Branded Products

With sports stars lending their names to everything from furniture to salsa, Onion Sports breaks down some of the most notable athlete-branded products.

MLB Bans Cruel Practice Of Castrating Mascots

NEW YORK—Saying that the “antiquated and barbaric procedure” has no place in modern baseball, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday that the league was banning the brutal practice of castrating mascots.

Area Man Convinced He Could Have Been NFL Bust

DES MOINES, IA—Insisting that he possessed the physical and mental attributes to be one of the most disappointing draft picks of all time, local man Keith Parker, 34, was reportedly convinced Thursday that he could have been an NFL bust.

Dwight Howard Clearly Doesn’t Know Team’s Name

WASHINGTON—Noting his confused expression and uncertainty while shouting incorrect nicknames throughout the playoff game, sources confirmed Wednesday night that Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard clearly does not know his own team’s name.
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Defunct 4-Year-Old Sports Blog Still Lurking On Internet

FORT COLLINS, CO—Noting that the site devoted to the Colorado Rockies and their minor league affiliates had long ceased being updated without any explanation, sources confirmed Friday that local man Ben Gutowski’s defunct four-year-old sports blog, “The Rockies Report,” was still quietly lurking on the internet. “Ubaldo Jimenez looked extremely sharp in five innings of work, so he looks poised for another All-Star season that will hopefully help push us back into the playoffs,” read an excerpt of Gutowski’s most recent post on the inactive Blogspot page, dated March 2, 2011, covering the Rockies’ spring training games. “Meanwhile, Wilin Rosario (remember that name, because he’ll be leading the NL MVP race in a couple years) has been killing it in Double-A with the Tulsa Drillers, so he could be a game-changer later in the year when he gets called up to the majors. Check back next week for a complete position-by-position breakdown of the roster, the latest Prospect Power Rankings, and a list of potential offseason moves the team could still try to make before the season starts.” Reports also stated that the long-dormant blog contained a poll asking readers which team would win the NL West division in 2011, which as of press time had received one vote.

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MLB Bans Cruel Practice Of Castrating Mascots

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