There’s a new MLS team in NYC. Yankees, Man City partner on New York City Football Club. Here are details: http://usat.ly/14trmQw
Major League Soccer is adding its 20th franchise right here in New York City, with plans to begin play in 2015. Seems like this will come with a new stadium, and I can see this being a big hit over time.
Almost none of my friends enjoy the live baseball experience as much as they used to, and soccer’s more manageable game length and fluidity of play may replace some of what was lost when the warmth of old Yankee Stadium was replaced by a park and culture that overtly exhibits its heightened interest in corporate accounts over ordinary fans.
Emotional video of Oklahoma tornado survivor finding her lost dog alive under rubble during TV news interview
Barbara Garcia, a survivor of the massive tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb, found her dog buried alive under the rubble during her interview with CBS News’ Anna Werner.
A rare photo of Baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield grabbing a rebound for the Minnesota Golden Gophers is part of Sports Illustrated’s gallery of the 50 best college athletes of all time.
Source: Sports Illustrated
One broken bat is cool, but five broken bats is basically an event.
Stats Pr0n of the Day: U.S. Map of Hate Speech on Twitter
Since June 2012, Dr. Monica Stevens of Humboldt State University in California has been mapping more than 150,000 geotagged tweets that contain homophobic, racist or abliest language. The result is the Geography of Hate, an interactive map of the U.S. which reveals the hotspots of “hate tweets” across the country. A deeper analysis of the project is available at Floating Sheep.