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03.03.15 Prachi Gupta

Like the rest of America, Clinton Hill bodega owner Ricardo Rodriguez is giving A-Rod a second chance. When Ricardo Rodriguez first changed the name of his bodega to A-Rod Grocery 15 years ago, his Clinton Hill neighbors were delighted. “When he moved to New York, a lot of people got excited,” Ricardo Rodriguez said to […]

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11.13.14 Amy K. Nelson

There’s a term baseball players use when describing other players who are trying to look busy on the field, but in actuality, are doing nothing. The term is called “eyewash,” an analogy drawn from eyedrops — eyedrops may make your eyes look better, but they don’t fix any real problem. (It is, by the way, […]

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10.19.12 Andy Cush

Liberal New Yorkers can take solace in the fact that, though their beloved Yankees lost the final game in a 4-0 sweep against the Tigers for the American League pennant last night, Barack Obama will probably be re-elected president in November. According to Yankee tradition, whenever the Bronx Bombers make the playoffs in an election […]

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06.11.12 Andy Cush

For your daily dose of Bill Murray being awesome, we have video of our hero running around the tarp-covered field during a rained-out minor league baseball game. The Yankee-affiliated Charleston RiverDogs, of which Murray is a partial owner, were trailing 1-0 to the Savannah Sand Gnats in the bottom of the fourth inning when the […]

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05.25.12 Justin Durazzo

Watch as partially-uniformed Baltimore Orioles center-fielder Adam Jones and second-baseman Robert Andino sticker-bomb New York City streets, vehicles, and pedestrians with their team’s bird mascot. They even made sure to lightly accost a pin-striped Yankees fan passing by. Although a few photos had been posted on the web a few weeks ago, this footage, shot […]

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06.03.10 Bucky Turco

Even if you’re not a baseball fan, there’s no doubt that you’ve heard about the now infamous bad call in the ninth inning by umpire Jim Joyce, robbing Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga of a perfect game which is evidently a big deal and has only happened 20 times in the history of MLB. He later […]

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10.21.09 Will Sherman

Philadelphia’s downtown area is getting a generous slathering of lube in anticipation of some extra rough partying tonight. Hoping to avoid the damage that came after the Phillies’ World Series victory last year, city workers have been greasing South Broad St. in case of a NLC win against the Dogders. Street lights, phone booths, bus […]

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