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Why I'm Okay With Being a Bandwagon Blue Jays Fan

Sherina Harris | Posted 11.06.2015 | Teen
Sherina Harris

I feel like "bandwagon fans" get made fun of a lot in sports, but personally I'm okay with being one. I know that I don't know a lot about sports - but I do know the positive power they can have, and to me that's the most important thing there is to know.

Kansas City Royals Heading To World Series

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.24.2015 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals earned another champagne shower at Kauffman Stadium. Lorenzo Cain sprinted home from first base on Eric Hosm...

A Fan Got A Tattoo Of Jose Bautista's Bat Flip

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.18.2015 | Sports

Jose Bautista's bat flip on Wednesday night during Game 5 against the Texas Rangers was phenomenal and enjoyed by millions of people w...

Jose Bautista's Bat Flip Was Truly The Stuff Of Legend

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.15.2015 | Sports

The Toronto Blue Jays punched their ticket to the ALCS on Wednesday, beating the Texas Rangers 6-3 in a decisive Game 5, and Blue Jays outfielder...

Munenori Kawasaki Was Really Drunk After His Team Clinched The AL East

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.01.2015 | Sports

The Toronto Blue Jays clinched the AL East title and their first postseason birth since 1993 on Wednesday after they defeated the Balt...

The Yankees Weren't Supposed to Be Here

Julian McWilliams | Posted 09.08.2015 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

The Yankees weren't supposed to be in the playoff mix, at least not this late into the season. After Sunday's win against the Tampa Bay Rays and Monday's win against the Baltimore Orioles, they are still .5 games out of first place in the American League East behind the red-hot Toronto Blue Jays.

Why Black Folks Should Watch The Toronto Blue Jays

The Undefeated | Lilly Workneh | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices

Baseball can be slow and safe and polite and, to many fans, just boring. Not the Toronto Blue Jays. They have speed and swag. If you aim a pitch at a...

Sport and Society for Arete-Alison Gordon

Richard Crepeau | Posted 04.16.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

After five years on the baseball beat Alison Gordon returned to real life and turned to fiction. She wrote murder mysteries set in the world of baseball and enjoyed considerable success. Sportsworld is now replete with women in all capacities and for that we owe a debt to Alison Gordon.

Astoria Characters: The Team Player

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.22.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The first thing you see when you enter Pete Silletti's office is the company logo. If you don't recognize the "you're in good hands" corporate art, it is spelled out in huge, shiny silver letters: Allstate.

PHOTO: Fan Uses Webcam To Watch Baseball With His Buddy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports

Whoever said technology is killing human interaction clearly hasn't met this guy. Spotted during Wednesday night's Tampa Bay Rays game against the ...

WATCH: Opposing Ballplayers Pass The Time With Rock Paper Scissors

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports

As the Blue Jays and Tigers battled through 19 innings of baseball on Sunday afternoon, even some players were having trouble staying focused. During ...

MLB Pitcher Comes Up With Bizarre Complaint

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis tried to make up his own unwritten rule of baseball on Saturday night after a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. But nob...

WATCH: Lucky Bounce Bails Out Blue Jays Player

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion lost sight of an infield fly ball on Sunday because of the sun. Base hit, right? Wrong. The ball too...

Blue Jays Slugger Continues Hot Streak

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

Opposing pitchers might want to think twice before giving Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion anything to hit, at least in the near future. The Blue Jays slug...

WATCH: Blue Jays Star Takes Away Single With Incredible Throw

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

It looked like Kansas City's Billy Butler hit a routine single to right field in the ninth inning on Thursday night. But Toronto outfielder Jose Bauti...

WATCH: Nachos Were Sacrificed For This Foul Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

Boston's A.J. Pierzynski hit a foul ball on Thursday night that bounced in and out of a fans plate of cheesy nachos. To make matters worse, the nacho-...

WATCH: Fans Nearly Fall Over Railing For Foul Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

A pair of fans nearly fell over the railing at Fenway Park while trying to grab a foul ball on Wednesday night. And it took a while for one of them to...

GIF: The Worst Attempt To Catch A Fly Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.09.2014 | Sports

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. showed everyone how not to catch a routine fly ball on Wednesday in a game against the Blue Jays. ...

Stories the Mets Tell Themselves

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite four pennants and two World Series victories, the Mets have embraced the lovable loser narrative. This is a difficult thing to define; clearly Mets fans to prefer their team to win, but the existence of this narrative, even though its relationship to reality is more tenuous, gives the Mets a more forgiving environment than some teams.

WATCH: Orioles Ballgirl Makes Impressive Play... On A Fair Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

The Baltimore Orioles ballgirl probably wishes she can turn back time after making a play on a fair ball during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays o...

Opening Day -- But It Doesn't Count

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.01.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Today was Opening Day in spring training in Sarasota, Florida. The Baltimore Orioles hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a game that didn't count, an upbeat, cheerful -- even joyous -- occasion. Neither club has lost a game that counts in the standings. Everyone was in a good mood.

Two-Time Cy Young Winner Retires

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports

That dang Rally Squirrel still haunts Roy Halladay. Citing a desire to avoid surgery for an ailing back and wanting to spend more time with his famil...

More Memorable MLB Playoff Comebacks

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — David Ortiz's grand slam in the eighth inning helped Boston to a remarkable comeback win Sunday night in the AL championsh...

Quintana Leads White Sox Over Blue Jays

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jose Quintana pitched into the eighth inning and rookie Marcus Semien hit his first homer to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victo...

Beasts Of The East

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox waited four years to get back to baseball's postseason. They were more than happy to put off their playoff celebrati...