A home run derby will be held at TD Ameritrade Park on Wednesday. A home run derby at TD Ameritrade Park? Who sponsors that — the Optimists Club?
When I look back at the 2013 CWS, I'll think of the thousands of visitors, the hundreds of new relationships, the dozens of memories ... and the three runs scored.
Mississippi State is known for its Bench Mob — a rowdy, distracting, raucous bunch. Or, as that's called at Wisconsin football games: “The Governor's Box.”
Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy's second annual charity softball game ended when a group of Eagles fans got into a bloody brawl. You know it's a Philadelphia sports-related charity event when it ends in a bloody brawl.
The royal family will attend Wimbledon. They hope the event will remove the sting after they couldn't get tickets to the last Omaha Beef game.
A 111-year-old fan visited the New York Yankees clubhouse. Because he's 111, they assumed he was the new stadium organist.
After the Miami Heat won the NBA title, Shane Battier celebrated by eating at Denny's. Talk about awkward — his waiter was Allen Iverson.
On Monday, the Miami Heat held a five-mile victory parade. Most of the Heat fans left after four miles.
Several billboards went up in Los Angeles urging Dwight Howard to re-sign with the Lakers. It was reported one billboard was vandalized. That's false. During a summer league game, Howard accidently hit it with a free-throw attempt.
UNO's Sami Spenner finished 10th in the heptathlon at the U.S. track and field meet. The heptathlon includes the 200-meter run, 100 hurdles, high jump, long jump and 800. She trains by racing from her parking spot at UNO to class.
And finally: Due to the success of local boxer Terence “Bud” Crawford, Omaha could host a world championship fight in 2014. The best thing is, most Omahans know so little about boxing, we're all qualified to be judges.