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Yasiel Puig Says Vin Scully Was A Father Figure, I'm So Sad He's Gone

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Yasiel Puig Says Vin Scully Was A Father Figure, I'm So Sad He's GoneYasiel Puig says he's heartbroken over Vin Scully's death -- telling TMZ Sports the legendary sportscaster was a father figure to him, and the former Dodgers star is crushed he's gone. "I'm so sad because when I met him when I play in Los Angeles,…
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Vin Scully, Iconic Dodgers Broadcaster, , Dead at 94. The LA Dodgers announced the passing of the sports broadcasting legend on Aug 2. Scully's career with the Dodgers stretches back to the team's time in Brooklyn. Among his many accolades, Scully was recognized with The Presidential Medal of Freedom and honors from the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Dodgers CEO Stan Kasten and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts paid tribute to Scully. We have lost an icon, Stan Kasten, Dodgers President and CEO, via CNN. The Dodgers Vin Scully was one of the greatest voices in all of sports. He was a giant of a man, not only as a broadcaster, but as a humanitarian, Stan Kasten, Dodgers President and CEO, via CNN. He loved people. He loved life. He loved baseball and the Dodgers. And he loved his family. , Stan Kasten, Dodgers President and CEO, via CNN. His voice will always be heard and etched in all of our minds forever, Stan Kasten, Dodgers President and CEO, via CNN. There's not a better storyteller. I think everyone considers him family [...] He lived a fantastic life, a legacy that will live on forever, Dave Roberts, Dodgers Manager, via CNN. Los Angeles sports legends outside of baseball, including Magic Johnson and LeBron James, also paid tribute. Los Angeles sports legends outside of baseball, including Magic Johnson and LeBron James, also paid tribute. I'll always remember his smooth broadcasting style. He had a voice & a way of storytelling that made you think he was only talking to you, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, via CNN. Another great one who made sports so damn special, LeBron James, via CNN. In an interview, Scully once described his approach to the job, calling it "an attitude.". Get to the park early. Do your homework. Be prepared. Be accurate, Vin Scully, via CNN

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Aaron Judge Is Close to Making Home Run History [Video]

Aaron Judge Is Close to Making Home Run History

Aaron Judge Is, Close to Making, Home Run History. 'TMZ' Sports reports that the New York Yankees' Aaron Judge is standing on the cusp of history. 'TMZ' Sports reports that the New York Yankees' Aaron Judge is standing on the cusp of history. The slugger is just a couple of hits away from setting both Yankees and American League home run records. The slugger is just a couple of hits away from setting both Yankees and American League home run records. Currently, the 30-year-old leads the MLB with 60 home runs. . On September 20, Judge tied Babe Ruth's all-time single-season record which was set back in 1927. David Kohler from SCP Auctions estimates that ball to be worth between $100,000 and $150,000. Kohler compared every baseball Judge hits into the stands with a flying lottery ticket. . 'TMZ' reports that the fan who caught the 60th home run ball traded it with Judge for a signed bat and ball. Kohler estimates that the 61st ball that Judge knocks out of the park will be worth between $200,000 and $250,000. Kohler estimates that the 61st ball that Judge knocks out of the park will be worth between $200,000 and $250,000. Home run ball number 62 is estimated to fetch over $500,000 at auction. With 15 games left to go in the regular season, Judge is on track to smash the previous record this season. . With 15 games left to go in the regular season, Judge is on track to smash the previous record this season. . According to 'TMZ,' Judge has hit a home run once every 9 at-bats this season, putting him on a trajectory to finish with around 66 home runs in 2022. According to 'TMZ,' Judge has hit a home run once every 9 at-bats this season, putting him on a trajectory to finish with around 66 home runs in 2022

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Tom Brady Calls NFL Suspension of Mike Evans 'Ridiculous' [Video]

Tom Brady Calls NFL Suspension of Mike Evans 'Ridiculous'

Tom Brady , Calls NFL Suspension , of Mike Evans 'Ridiculous'. TMZ Sports reports that Tom Brady once again has beef with the NFL. This time, the Buccaneers quarterback said he's angry over the league's decision to suspend star receiver Mike Evans. . This time, the Buccaneers quarterback said he's angry over the league's decision to suspend star receiver Mike Evans. . On September 18, Evans was banned for one game after taking part in a brawl with Marshon Lattimore. . On September 18, Evans was banned for one game after taking part in a brawl with Marshon Lattimore. . I don't think it deserved any type of suspension. I think that's ridiculous, Tom Brady, via 'Let's Go! with Tom Brady' podcast. In defense of Brady, Evans ran onto the field and flattened Lattimore. . In defense of Brady, Evans ran onto the field and flattened Lattimore. . The attack caused an all-out melee on the field. Evans was ejected from the game, and the league announced the next day that he would be banned from an additional game. The NFL claimed Evans' behavior violated unnecessary roughness and unsportsmanlike conduct rules. On his podcast, Brady commented on the incident, defending Evans' actions. In the end, I appreciate Mike having my back. I know he'll learn from it. And he knows that we all have his back, Tom Brady, via 'Let's Go! with Tom Brady' podcast. In the end, I appreciate Mike having my back. I know he'll learn from it. And he knows that we all have his back, Tom Brady, via 'Let's Go! with Tom Brady' podcast. TMZ reports that Brady also took some of the blame for the brawl, pointing out that it all happened after he ran down field to argue a call. . TMZ reports that Brady also took some of the blame for the brawl, pointing out that it all happened after he ran down field to argue a call.

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Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers Major League Baseball franchise in Los Angeles, California

This Day in History: First Televised Major League Baseball Game [Video]

This Day in History: First Televised Major League Baseball Game

This Day in History:, First Televised Major League Baseball Game. August 26, 1939. Broadcast on station W2XBS, the first televised baseball game was played between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds. The double-header broadcast was announced by Red Barber. The teams split the wins, with the Reds winning 5-2 for the first and the Dodgers winning 6-1 second. The broadcast was connected to the 1939 World's Fair, being held in New York. . At this time, TV was so new there were only about 400 television sets in the area. No regular programming existed yet. Compared to MLB coverage today, the broadcast had only two cameras covering the field. Regardless, the televised game was a success. By 1946, television began to have regular programming. In the 1950s, television became ubiquitous in America

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2022 Emmy Award Winners [Video]

2022 Emmy Award Winners

2022 , Emmy Award Winners. The 74th Emmy Awards took place on Sept. 12 in Los Angeles. Here are some of the big winners of the night:. Outstanding drama series, Succession. Outstanding comedy series, Ted Lasso. Outstanding limited series, The White Lotus. Outstanding lead actor in a drama series, Lee Jung-jae, Squid Game. Outstanding lead actress in a drama series, Zendaya, Euphoria. Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, Matthew Macfadyen, Succession. Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, Julia Garner, Ozark. Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso. Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, Jean Smart, Hacks. Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series, Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso. Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Abbott Elementary. Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie, Michael Keaton, Dopesick. Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or TV movie, Amanda Seyfried, The Dropout. Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or TV movie, Murray Bartlett, The White Lotus. Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or TV movie, Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus. Outstanding reality/competition series, Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls. Outstanding reality/competition series, Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls. Outstanding variety talk series, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. Outstanding variety sketch series, Saturday Night Live

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