NL & Some Dude from the Pirates 3, AL & Some Dude from the A’s 1: Looks like little brother is finally filling up those cleats. But they couldn’t have done so without the help of unfrozen Yankee manager Joe Girardi, who left a rather large bullet on the bench in A-Rod. The safe explanation is the Yankees had already scheduled a World Series sweep or a Game 5 clincher with Major League Baseball, and repeating in Yankee stadium is what George M. Steinbrenner would have wanted. The fact that the Yanks once again thought of their fans by planning to do it at home is rather touching.
Far more important than one game in September.
Plus Lou Holtz gets nixed from speaking engagement in El Paso after immigration comments.
Ryan Lochte has been charged with filing a false report by Brazilian police, which is ridiculous at this point.
Ezekiel Elliott apparently showed up out of shape to training camp and had the Dallas Cowboys worried.
Andrew Luck is the highest-paid player in the NFL. His status has not affected his devotion to the flip phone. The Indianapolis Colts (…)