"Everything is good so far, knock on word. My job is to be ready to play. I remember when I was 35, everyone said that was it. He can’t play anymore. End of my career. So, it’s really nothing different. Eventually, somebody is going to be right, you know what I mean? You’re going to run out of numbers." - New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has taken on-field batting practice for the first time since his 2013 season was cut short by injuries. - SNY.tv
"The best rookie I’ve seen in the National Football League in two weeks is defensive tackle for the NY Jets, Sheldon Richardson. … He basically just runs through anything in his way. … He’s been a one man wrecking ball." - Brian Baldinger, NFL Network AFC Playbook (Quote, Sept. 20, 2013)
There are thirty M.L.B. teams but only two good mascots: Mr. Met and the Phillie Phanatic. Mr. Met is credited with being the first live-action, costume-wearing mascot in baseball, having made his début in 1964, when the Mets moved into Shea Stadium and were not above engaging in a bit of carnival nonsense to win new fans. He makes perfect surreal sense: a humanoid with the head of a baseball.
Tim Hardaway Jr.
Donny Baseball snacking during game
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