I Love You, First Pitch Robot

Here's a video of a robot throwing out the first pitch at a Detroit Tigers game.


No-Handed First Pitch

Tom Willis, who was born with no arms, uses his feet to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Wrigley Field.


Zach Galifianakis And Will Ferrell Take The Chicago Cubs To Pleasure Town

In the tradition of Will Ferrell announcing that Carlos Boozer still lives with his mother, the Chicago Cubs brought in Ferrell and The Campaign co-star Zach Galifianakis into Wrigley this week to throw out the first pitch, read the game's line-up cards and just generally f**k around on the field until they were told to leave.


Still Pretty Good For A Guy With No Legs


Actor Gary Sinise has accomplished a lot in his 35-year film career -- he's shot Lennie Small in the back of the head, gone on a mission to Mars, helped the Apollo astronauts get back to Earth and dropped an atomic bomb on World War II Japan -- but he's most famous for his role as Forrest Gump's lieutenant Dan Taylor, a depressed amputee who comes from a long line of soldiers with a dubious history of dying in combat.


Another Reason Why The Wonder Girls Are Better Than Girls' Generation

Yes, I'm willing to use a sports blog to start K-Pop stan wars.

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And 7 Innings Later, Everybody Died


In Ringu, the 1998 Japanese horror film by Hideo Nakata that inspired the stateside remake The Ring a few years later, Sadako Yamamura is an hermaphroditic, quasi-oceanic demigod who lives (dead) at the bottom of a well.


The Fabric Of Our Lives: Zooey Deschanel’s Star-Spangled Banner


Here's another reason why you shouldn't have turned on Zooey Deschanel for being "quirky" -- she can sing the Star-Spangled Banner without putting her finger in her ear and trying to break it down.


The Dugout: How To Pick Up Soccer Girls On The Internet


Women's Soccer has suddenly become an important thing in the United States, and even our baseball players are taking notice.


Boston Won The First Pitch Debate


Last week, we were full of oohs and ahs after a Cirque du Soleil performer delivered one of the most ridiculously fantastic first pitches in baseball history, said the guy using hyperbole.


Randy Johnson is Losing It


The best part of watching Dirk Nowitzki throw out the first pitch at a Texas Rangers (via this video, courtesy of The Last Angry Fan) game isn't his massive jorts that could house a family of five or his general gangliness, but the idea that Nowitzki cannot comprehend balls that travel in a straight line.


The Dugout: F@#%ing Avril Lavigne


For absolutely no reason, welcome to our new weekday feature All Avril Afternoons, where Burnsy and I choose to sit inside and write about Avril instead of running around barefoot in the grass and enjoying what's left of our youth.


Nationals Cut Obama For Opening Day


Fans of the Washington Nationals will be lining up at Nationals Park for today's 1:05 game against the Atlanta Braves to mark the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball season.

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