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Christian Lopez Is Making New Friends

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Since being the man to scoop up Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit last Saturday, Christian Lopez has become a baseball sensation because of his good fortune, great attitude, and ultimately how he’s being screwed over by the IRS.

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Morning Links: Life is Unfair

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Sports The Most Unfair Characters in Video Game History - Bo Jackson from Tecmo Bowl, the Miami Heat from NBA 2K11 and Michael Vick from every football game for like four years are included on this list, right alongside Dr.

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7.13 The Cooler

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Kianna Nana Lynae Netflix Boosts Prices By 60 Percent <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304584404576442231619018422.html">[WSJ]</a> Meme Watch: The Zuckerberg Note Pass Is the Meme That Keeps on Giving <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2011/07/meme-watch-the-zuckerberg-note-pass-is-the-meme-that-keeps-on-giving/" target="blank">[Uproxx]</a> First Preview Of George Lucas’ Tuskegee Airmen Film <a href="http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/archives/first_preview_of_george_lucas_tuskegee_airmen_film_scheduled_for_july_29_in/">[Indie Wire]</a> What Shall We Name The Nation's 51st State.

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Behind Every Man: A Retrospective Of Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Hits, Women

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My friend barely turned his head in my direction when he muttered, “I know you’re a Cardinals fan, but I thought that maybe you could at least appreciate Jeter’s accomplishment.

VIDEOS

Jordan Brand Celebrates Jeter’s 3,000 Hits Milestone

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/derek-jeter">Derek Jeter</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jordan-brand">Jordan Brand</a> are synonymous as he's been the face of the brand on the baseball diamond since 2003.

#Facebook

7.11 The Cooler

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Issa Bayaua Christian Lopez Caught Jeter’s 3,000th Hit and Gave It Back [The Big Lead] Philly Saved $2 Million by Not Prosecuting Small-Time Potheads [Gawker] Meet Tyrone Curry: He Won The Lottery And Kept Sweeping [The Life Files] The Black Eyed Peas To Go [...].

SPORTS

Cop: New Era’s Derek Jeter 3K Cap

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New Era releases a commemorative cap to mark Derek Jeter's newest milestone.

SPORTS

Derek Jeter Homers For Hit Number 3,000

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As sports fan, we come to define athletes by the numbers that represent them – Michael Jordan’s six championship rings and Brett Favre’s 297 consecutive starts being prime examples.

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Morning Links: Must Drink SoBe

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"meh, she's just alright" - The Internet Sports Kate Upton is Good At Commercials - I'm pretty happy that the hottest woman ever's first real moment of celebrity was posing in Sports Illustrated, which has a big SPORTS on the cover, which means I can post her here all I want and it counts as sports.

Spotlight

As MLB Prepares For History, Here’s A Picture Of Derek Jeter’s Balls

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Very soon, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/derek-jeter">Derek Jeter</a> will make his way into the exclusive 3,000 hit club.

THIS WEEK IN SPOUSAL ABUSE

Hispanic Woman Perpetuates Beaner Stereotypes

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I'm just gonna spit it out, because the headline is the punchline: A Massachusetts woman was arrested Thursday for <a href="http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/articles/2011/06/26/20110626massachusetts-woman-beans-boyfriend-with-baseball.html">hitting her boyfriend in with a baseball</a>.

#PRO WRESTLING

The Dugout by Bill Simmons

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Today on With Leather: I wanted to call it "Celebrity Dugout Week.

SPORTS

History On Hold: Derek Jeter Goes On The Disabled List

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The road to 3,000 hits has proven to be rather bumpy for a certain <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/derek-jeter">Derek Jeter</a>.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: Diamond Dishes

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From the illegal aliens working in the kitchens of baseball's biggest stars comes <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Diamond-Dishes-Kitchens-Baseballs-Biggest/dp/0762769629">"Diamond Dishes,"</a> a cookbook written by the wife of the monstrous, colored-lenses troll who owns the Florida Marlins.

#MLB

Is Derek Jeter Truly Awesome?

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Derek Jeter is profiled in the upcoming GQ, and the Seth Mnookin piece puts a nice bow on one of the baseball's most notable (and overrated) superstars.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: With Leather

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This is a test post to see how the critically acclaimed webcomic-slash-absurdist sports blog <a href="http://dugout.progressiveboink.com">The Dugout</a> would look on a WithLeather template.

#Drake

12.6 The Cooler

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=152300"> Jasmin Cadavid Facebook Cartoon Campaign Supporting Or Preying On Kids? <a href="http://blogs.babble.com/famecrawler/2010/12/05/facebook-cartoon-profile-pic-facebook-cartoon-campaign-supporting-or-preying-on-kids/">[Fame Crawler]</a> Derek Jeter Re-Signs With Yankees For $51 Million <a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/534796-derek-jeter-resigns-with-yankees-so-who-won-the-negotiations">[Bleacher Report]</a> Daily Laugh: Comedian Earthquake on Black Terrorism <a href="http://theurbandaily.com/special-features/Humor/wilfriddecossard/earthquake-on-black-terrorism-daily-laugh/">[TUD]</a> “The Wire” Class Joins Curriculum At Johns Hopkins University <a href="http://www.popcrunch.com/the-wire-class-joins-curriculum-at-johns-hopkins-university/">[PopEater]</a> Which Group-Buying Website Will Come Out On Top.

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How Much Is Derek Jeter Worth?

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The impasse between the New York Yankees and Derek Jeter lingers on as the team and their shortstop try to work out a new deal for the perennial All-Star.

#Drake

11.29 The Cooler

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=150227"> Lola Laren Willie Nelson Arrested For Drug Possession <a href="http://www.vladtv.com/video/33572/willie-nelson-arrested-for-drug-possession">[Vlad TV]</a> Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Giblets At Thanksgiving Concert <a href="http://theurbandaily.com/music/theurbandailystaff1/nicki-minaj-shows-off-her-giblets-at-thanksgiving-concer-video/">[The Urban Daily]</a> What Are Derek Jeter's Non-Yankee Options.


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