Bryce Frantz

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Mike Trout: Baseball’s Best, Without the Brand

ANAHEIM, Calif. — It was Mike Trout bobblehead night at Angel Stadium on Tuesday, but if you missed it, don’t worry. There are three more on the Angels’ schedule. Trout’s face appears on billboards throughout greater Los Angeles, and you can also find him pitching sandwiches, sports drinks, …

Superbug C. auris identified in 122 people across 7 states, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The number of cases of an emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungus in the United States has grown from seven to 122 over the past nine months, according to a field report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and …

Microbiology

Teen charged in death says 19-year-old shot Mississippi boy

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi teenager charged with murder in the death of a 6-year-old told investigators that the boy was actually shot by …

Tyler Flowers Pointed Directly At Jose Bautista With A Sign Before His Plunking

Last night the Atlanta Braves finally fired back at the Toronto Blue Jays for carrying out an immensely pathetic beef during the four-game series.<p>The …

'Kissing bug' disease more deadly than thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> The nickname given to the insects that spread Chagas disease is somewhat bittersweet: kissing bugs.<p>Their name stems from the fact that they like biting humans around their lips and faces as they sleep, after which they defecate into the wound with feces that harbor an infectious parasite, …

Shaq hilariously tossed aside a helpless defender in a pickup basketball game

During his playing days, Shaquille O’Neal was 7-1, 325 pounds. While he’s not in NBA shape at 45 years old, he’s still an insanely large and strong Hall of Fame ex-basketball player.<p>That probably makes it difficult for the average person to adequately defend Shaq in a pickup basketball game.<p>Let’s …

Basketball

Forever a Yankee | by Derek Jeter

A s a kid, getting my number retired by the Yankees wasn’t something I thought about even in my wildest dreams. I can’t even put into words how much …

Scientists have identified the 50-foot creature that washed up on an Indonesian beach

A giant sea creature, possibly with tusks and possibly straight out of your nightmares, washed up on a beach in Indonesia last week, freaking out people on the island of Seram and launching a global guessing game to determine what, exactly, it used to be.<p>As images of the floating carcass rocketed …

Big Papi blasts former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine in new book

When David Ortiz was playing with the Boston Red Sox, it was a golden time in the team's history. They won three World Series and won at least 90 games nine times.<p>The worst season in that stretch was 2012. They won 69 games and finished in last place in the American League East.<p>It was a year the …

American Hustle

In <i>Chuck,</i> Liev Schreiber plays Chuck Wepner, the Bayonne-born heavyweight who in 1975 stood in for 14 rounds against Muhammad Ali before being dropped …

Robert DeNiro

Review: Kendrick Lamar Moves From Uplift to Beast Mode on Dazzling 'Damn.'

Kendrick Lamar has already taken hip-hop to the outer galaxies of style, sound and resonance. Protesters in Chicago, Cleveland, Oakland and New York …

Rap & Hip-Hop

These Temporary Motivational Tattoos Are Meant to Help People Talk About Mental Health

And empowering them in the process.<p>It’s easy to feel isolated when you’re dealing with a mental health issue or going through a difficult time, but one brand of temporary tattoos — or “motivational tattoos,” as they’re being called — wants you to know that you are absolutely <i>not</i> alone.<p>Motivational …

Joey Gallo and Aaron Judge Are Redefining Our Home Run Expectations

The story of Aaron Judge and Joey Gallo, two of the most fascinating hitters of the young 2017 season, is a tale of 22 dingers and three statistical …

Gallo

Review: Chris Stapleton's Second Album Is Equal Parts Otis and Waylon

He may appear to be a thick-bearded Seventies outlaw-country throwback, but make no mistake: Chris Stapleton is a soul singer, with a preternaturally …

Country Music

Being Lionel Messi's doppelganger almost left Iranian student in prison

Reza Parastesh looks so much like his sporting hero Lionel Messi that it almost landed him in jail for disrupting public order in the western Iranian city of Hamedan this week.<p>So many people came out to take selfies with student Parastesh over the weekend that police rushed him into a station and …

Associated Press News

The 2017 NFL Draft First-Round Grades

<i>The 2017 NFL draft kicked off Thursday night with a first round that included picks both long-expected and totally shocking. We made sense of the</i> …

Five Questions with… John Cena

<i>John Cena generated headlines at WrestleMania 33 when he proposed to Nikki Bella after their mixed tag victory over The Miz and Maryse. Cena has been</i> …

LOOK: Marshawn Lynch tries on his Raiders helmet, decides to wear it home

Marshawn Lynch might not ever take off his Raiders' helmet<p>If you live in Oakland and you see a guy walking around with a Raiders helmet on, don't be …

Thanks for the Memories, Boston | by David Ortiz

It’s weird when it ends. It’s not how you think it’s gonna be. A couple nights ago, my wife and I were sitting at home, having some drinks. The kids …

Adrian Peterson to sign a two-year contract with the Saints: Four things to know

The future Hall of Fame running back is joining the Saints<p>The Adrian Peterson-to-the-Saints speculation is no longer that, with the running back …

Dustin Pedroia says he had nothing to do with Red Sox throwing at Manny Machado’s head

During the eighth inning of Sunday’s game in Baltimore, Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes threw a pitch behind Orioles third baseman Manny Machado’s head. The ball ricocheted off Machado’s bat, resulting in a strike, but plate umpire Andy Fletcher threw Barnes out of the game, evidently believing that …

Ex-NFL star Hernandez hangs self in prison; family seeks probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, prison officials said, and his family called for an immediate investigation into the circumstances.<p>The body of the 27-year-old former …

Farewell, Mr. Rooney | by Hines Ward, Jerome Bettis, Cameron Heyward, Ryan Shazier, Ike Taylor, Thomas Tull

U<i>pon the death of Steelers owner Dan Rooney, we reached out to a group of players and friends to get their personal memories of a man who shaped the</i> …

Sorry For Yelling, Now Let's Go Get a Juice Box | by Channing Frye

Over the past year, I’ve achieved more than I ever dreamed.<p>I’ve also had more taken away than I ever knew I could handle.<p>During a game midway through …

The Greatest, Best, and Most Historic NBA MVP Column Ever

On Sunday afternoon, I was watching my daughter play soccer in Parts Unknown, California, right as Sergio Garcia was stealing the Masters from Justin …

The best view in every state

The United States isn't just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though there are plenty of those. From sea to shining sea, this country has some of the most incredible natural and city views on Earth.<p>It should come as no surprise that wild wonders, including the Grand Canyon, Mount …

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