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Jim Harbaugh Throws First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game on Tuesday Night

Harbaugh's pitch was just a bit high.
Jim Harbaugh Throws First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game on Tuesday Night

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has been a busy man this offseason. Whether it’s satellite recruiting camps, providing entertainment through Twitter or a trip to Peru, Harbaugh always seems to be in the news.

 

And Harbaugh’s busy offseason made a stop in Detroit on Tuesday night, as the Tigers hosted the Pirates for an interleague matchup.

 

Brett Favre Believes He Still Has the Ability to Play in NFL

The 45 year old will not be coming back to the NFL, although he believes he still has plenty of skills.

Before anybody gets the idea that Brett Favre is returning to the NFL again, it’s safe to say that he is not. However, at age 45, the 11-time Pro Bowl quarterback believes that he still has the skill to be able to make throws and play in the NFL. Known for his consistency and durability over his career, Favre set multiple records, including passing yards, wins, and consecutive starts.

 

Hope Solo Received Training While Suspended

Although not prohibited, this information was never made public until now.

As No. 1 Germany takes on No. 2 USA in soccer in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday night, a new report shows that Hope Solo received training while suspended earlier this year. Sports Illustrated found that two coaches, including the US team goalkeeper coach Graeme Abel, spent about a week each with the suspended star.

 

Sacramento Kings Allegedly Interested in John Calipari

The Kings have been linked to rumors involving hiring John Calipari to be their head coach.

When you are among the top college basketball coaches in the country, NBA offers often come about and rumors spread. Kentucky coach John Calipari has apparently been linked to the Sacramento Kings for the head coach position. Yet, there has been no confirmation and both sides have denied any activity between them.

 

Pablo Sandoval Jumps to Hit Crazy High Pitch

On a knuckleball at the eyes, the Red Sox third baseman had to jump to hit it.

Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has never really had great plate discipline when batting. However, he last night reached a new high – literally. In his first at bat with knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on the mound, Sandoval went airborne to swing at a pitch. The Panda had to jump in order to swing at a pitch over five feet off of the ground.

 

Jim Harbaugh Once Babysat a Current Recruit

The new Michigan head coach hopes that this bond will help bring Connor Murphy to his team.

College football coaches look for any way to lure high school players to come play for them. They usually boast the amenities or the success of the team. But new Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has arguably the most unique relationship with a recruit. He was a one-time babysitter for Connor Murphy, a highly rated defensive end out of Phoenix.

 

College Football's All-Sophomore Team for 2015

Highlighting the top sophomores in college football.
College Football's All-Sophomore Team for 2015

Awards are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s preseason accolades or awards after the year has finished, All-America, all-conference teams or even a list of the best freshmen, these are an entertaining and informative way to get prepared for the next season or look back at the year that was.

 

18 Weeks After Scary Crash Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Back in Victory Lane at Sonoma

Tom Bowles goes “Through the Gears” following Busch's impressive road course victory
18 Weeks After Scary Crash Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Back in Victory Lane at Sonoma

18 weeks. That’s all it took for Kyle Busch to go from a broken leg on one side, broken foot on the other to be healed, healthy and sitting in Sprint Cup Victory Lane. Athletes come back from injury all the time; many wind up successful again. But even the most optimistic soul could never have imagined a journey back this quick after the vicious hit Busch took at Daytona.

 

Gregg Popovich Will be in Bed At Start of Free Agency

With the free agency period coming, the Spurs coach will not be calling players at midnight.

While NBA team executives and coaches anxiously await the start of the free agency period beginning just after midnight on Wednesday, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has other plans. Instead of vying from a normal schedule, he clearly stated that he will be in bed. He told the San Antonio Express News, “I'm not calling anyone at midnight. I'll be in bed. And if that's the difference, then I don't want them.”

 

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