Marlins clear salary to finance colossal golden middle finger sculpture at stadium entrance

MIAMI – As the baseball world finds its bearings following news of the blockbuster trade between the Marlins and Blue Jays that will send Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, and others north to Toronto, fans in Miami skeptically await the next step in Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria’s massive overhaul. To their inevitable chagrin, the team announced Wednesday that the $158 million in cleared salary space will go towards financing a colossal golden sculpture of a middle fin[...] continue reading ›

Brian McCann berates child for disrespecting unwritten rules of Monopoly

Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann was involved in another dust-up today, berating a young child for disrespecting the unwritten rules of Monopoly during a friendly game at the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta. McCann was incensed when T.J. Nelson, 8, declined to give McCann $50 for landing on Free Parking, insisting that no such rule existed. "Look kid, I'm trying to uphold the sanctity of the game here," McCann said, his hands wavering dangerously close to flippi[...] continue reading ›