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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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NCAA Tournament Results Leaked To Internet

DETROIT—With three rounds and the championship game remaining in the 2009 NCAA men's basketball tournament, documents believing to be the script for the season finale have been leaked to several websites, including The Smoking Gun, Ain't It Cool News, and Deadspin. "The NCAA has no comment on the authenticity or version-status of anything you may have seen," a press release issued by the tournament committee and signed by the tournament's writers and producers read in part. "We ask fans across the country to ignore anything they hear concerning basketball's final episodes and invite them to tune in no matter what they may have heard. What they see will still surprise them." Reactions to the script were diverse but emphatic, with sizable numbers of fans strongly protesting the shocking death of UNC, the logic-defying return of Wisconsin, and the revelation that Xavier has been an angel team since the first round.

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