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Gary Neville’s first pitch at White Sox game shows why soccer players don’t use their hands [Video]

Manchester United ambassador Gary Neville visited Chicago on Thursday to promote Man U’s upcoming tour of the United States. Neville threw out the first pitch at U.S. Cellular Field prior to the game between the White Sox and A’s.

And throw it he did, with such gusto that would send Rick Ankiel into a fetal position, shivering.

While Neville did nearly injure several women standing near…

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Idea for spicing up the All-Star Game: Mexican drug shootout

While Major League Baseball’s All-Stars were having their snoozefest in Anaheim, another baseball league was having much more interesting action to the south.

Down in Mexico on Sunday, a game between Reynosa Broncos and the Monterrey Sultans was stopped by gunfire from within the stands. As fans and players ran for cover, groups of gunmen had a firefight. Nobody was injured. It’s not known whether or not the shootout…

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Phillies fan runs on field, gets tased (video)

Oh, Philadelphia, thank you for never ceasing to supply us with more fans to mock.

This guy ran on to the field during tonight’s game between the Phillies and Cardinals. Normally, security guards just chase people down and tackle them, but apparently the personnel at Citizens Bank Park have instructions to use heavier force.

Instead of tackling the…

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Jose Offerman punches umpire (video)

Attack someone on the baseball field once and people might be able to pass it off as a fluke. Do it again, and everyone will peg you as a crazy bastard that should never be allowed near baseball (or other human beings) again.

Jose Offerman, who once charged the mound with a bat after getting hit by a pitch, showed some stellar anger management over the weekend when he…

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Edwin Encarnacion starts off the New Year by getting shot in the face by fireworks

Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Blue Jays couldn’t hit an airplane hangar with a semi-truck last season, but he kicked off 2010 by making solid contact. Too bad for him it was his face making contact with fireworks that had been shot off by his brother.

The Encarnacion family was ringing in the New Year in the Dominican Republic, when Edwin’s brother fired a firecracker that veered to the…

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