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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.

Milestones In X Games History

With the X Games kicking off in Minneapolis this Thursday, The Onion looks back at memorable moments in the event’s 22-year history:

ESPN Holds Daytime ESPYs

HARTFORD, CT—Recognizing the best in sports programming that occurs on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ESPN held the Daytime ESPY Awards at the Hartford XL Center Wednesday afternoon.

Man Hoping Game Gets Out Of Hand So He Can Do Something Else

DENVER—Settling into his apartment’s cramped living room to watch the midday game, local man Garrett Neubauer told reporters Wednesday that he hoped the televised baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants would get out of hand soon so he could do something else.

OB-GYN Assures Serena Williams Fetus Developing Serve On Schedule

WEST PALM BEACH, FL—Observing that the unborn child was producing the smooth, fluid strokes expected in the third trimester, ob-gyn Dr. Theresa Umbers reportedly assured world No. 4–ranked tennis player Serena Williams at an appointment Tuesday that her fetus was developing its serve right on schedule.
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Lowlights Of Chad Johnson's Career

Wide receiver Chad Johnson's brief stint with the Miami Dolphins ended last week after the three-time All-Pro was arrested for a domestic dispute and subsequently cut from the team. Onion Sports looks at Johnson's most memorable low points.

  • 2001-2010: Member of Cincinnati Bengals
  • 2006: Injuries limit Johnson to just seven touchdown dances all season
  • 2008: Is told that "eighty-five" in Spanish is actually "ochenta y cinco" by a Muppet on Sesame Street
  • 2008: Publicly whines that he wants to be traded by Cincinnati after playing there for seven years, which is an embarrassingly long time to go without whining to get out of Cincinnati
  • 2009: Scores and then promptly, professionally hands ball back to official
  • 2010: Fined by the producers of Dancing With The Stars for showboating after a successful Viennese waltz
  • 2011: Accidentally looks directly into Bill Belichick’s cold, lifeless eyes during a Patriots practice
  • 2012: Changes last name back to ridiculous sounding “Johnson”
  • 2012: Stuck on Dolphins roster for more than 12 weeks

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