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Mercedes Dollson the woman in car with LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell

Mercedes Dollson

Mercedes Dollson is the woman who was in the car with running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount when they were pulled over and arrested for marijuana possession Wednesday.

Dollson tried to downplay what happened and blame the media.

Mercedes Dollson tweet

She later deleted the tweet.

Unsurprisingly, Dollson, who is from California, is a model.

Here is Dollson’s ModelMayhem page:

“Im from Sacramento Ca, moved down to Los Angeles in September of 2012.
Just another girl trying to make something of herself.”

Dollson lists herself at 5-foot-8 and 130 pounds, with measurements of 32-26-36. She was charged with marijuana possession.

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Japanese catcher at LLWS not even setting up for a strike

Japan catcher

There’s a trend among the Japanese catchers at the Little League World Series, and it’s one that I don’t completely understand.

Sometimes Japan’s catchers are instructed to set up off the plate to receive a pitch. I mean well off the plate. We’re talking like if the pitcher throws it to any part of the catcher’s body, it’s out of the zone and should be called a ball.

During an elimination game Thursday against Mexico, Japan’s catcher set up where a left-handed hitter would stand in the batter’s box (as seen above). The pitcher hit his target perfectly and was disappointed he didn’t get the call:

Japan catcher LLWS

Sure, bro, that would be a strike … if your goal were to hit the batter.

I don’t understand why the coaches instruct their players to set up so far off the plate. Maybe it’s because the umpires are idiots and call pitches for strikes when they’re a foot off the plate. Or maybe their objective with a pitch is to try to get a player to chase. I just know I wouldn’t ever instruct my players to do that.

Brewers broadcast crew buys beer for fan who lost one because of foul ball (Video)

When at the stadium taking in a baseball game, there’s always the potential danger of a ball flying into the crowd. During Wednesday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Milwaukee Brewers, one gentleman received an up close reminder of what can happen in such an instance.

brewers-fan-replacement-beerDuring the second inning, a foul ball off the bat of Josh Thole made its way down the third base line and (as luck would have it) found a man with a cup of beer. After a collision with an overzealous fan attempting to make the catch, there wasn’t much beer left.

To make matters worse, the fan who caused the collision ended up with the ball. For what it’s worth, that was a pretty nice display of concentration to come down with the souvenir despite taking a tumble.

There was a happy ending for the fan who drew the short end of the stick in the incident, however. The Brewers broadcast crew sent the man a replacement beer in a souvenir mug. He also has quite the story to tell about his recent adventure at Miller Park.

Mo’ne Davis has the eye of the tiger

Mone Davis eyes

Mo’ne Davis has been the talk of the Little League World Series for many reasons. She’s talented, she’s the star player on a successful team, and she is a girl excelling while playing against the boys.

Among all the media attention she’s received, Davis’ most notable achievement was making it onto the cover of Sports Illustrated:

Mo'ne Davis Sports Illustrated

One thing that has stood out about Davis is her mental composure. She seems steady regardless of whether she has success or failure. In other words, she has the head of a champion. Just look at that picture at the top — Davis shows the eye of the tiger with her greenish-colored eyes before a huge game at Williamsport against Nevada.

Despite her great success thus far playing baseball, Davis’ goal is to play point guard for UConn’s women’s basketball team. She also doesn’t like comparisons to Jonathan Papelbon (both have similar mechanics) because he gives up runs.

Rhode Island Little League coach Dave Belisle gives incredible speech after loss (Video)

Dave-Belisle-speechThe worst thing about the Little League World Series is watching young kids deal with the agony of defeat. Rhode Island coach Dave Belisle made losing a little less difficult with his amazing speech after his team suffered a heartbreaking 8-7 loss against Illinois on Monday night.

Belisle, who coaches the All-Stars from the town of Cumberland, had some inspirational words for his 12-year old players. In an era where youth sports coaches take winning far too seriously, Belisle was a breath of fresh air.

“There’s no disappointment in your effort, in the whole tournament, in the whole season. It’s been an incredible journey,” Belisle began. “Look at the score — 8-7, 12-10 in hits. We came to the last out. We didn’t quit. That’s us. That’s us.

“The only reason why I’ll probably end up shedding a tear is because this is the last time I’m gonna end up coaching you guys. But I’m gonna bring back with me, and the coaching staff is gonna bring back, and you guys are gonna bring back something that no other team can provide — that’s pride.”

Belisle tried to explain to the team that they were responsible for so much excitement in their town and the entire New England region. While that may be difficult for young kids to grasp right after a loss, they’ll appreciate it over time.

“We’re one of the best teams in the world. Think about that for a second — the world,” Belisle added. “We need to go see our parents because they’re so proud of you.

“I love you guys. I’m gonna love you forever. You’ve given me the most precious moment of my athletic and coaching career, and I’ve been coaching a long time. I’m getting to be an old man. I need memories like this. I need kids like this. You’re all my boys.”

If his speech was any indication, any parent whose kid has played for Belisle is lucky. The world is filled with jackasses who have no idea how to handle young children playing sports. Belisle represents the opposite end of the spectrum.

Kid at Little League World Series has important life goal

Clayton Broeder Kate Upton

Clayton Broeder, the No. 2 hitter for the Pearland, Texas, Little League World Series team, already has his priorities properly placed.

Can’t say his life goals are all that different from ours. We’re guessing he’s seen the Kate Upton Cat Daddy video:

Even Justin Verlander had to get a kick out of this.

Guy who lost fantasy football league had to make embarrassing calendar

Fantasy-baseball-loser-calendar

From this day forward, every person who comes in last place in their fantasy sports league should have to create an embarrassing calendar of him or herself. It’s a phenomenal idea, though I’m not sure anyone could pull it off as well as Henry Stern here did.

A Deadspin reader recently shared his fantasy football league’s hilarious punishment for the last place owner, and I can’t stop laughing.

Henry, who missed the playoffs and finished in last, had to create a calendar of himself in compromising and embarrassing positions. This was part of an agreed-upon punishment for the last-place owner in the league. Stern told the New York Daily News all his friends who compete in the league agreed upon the punishment because they wanted a consequence so owners missing the playoffs would have incentive to continue trying.

The first year they began doing the punishments, the last-place owner had to get a tattoo. The second year they did it the last-place guy had to perform standup comedy. Last year the punishment was posing for a “;Titanic’-style, full-frontal nude portrait,” according to Stern.

The nude portrait appeared on the cover of the calendar, which saw Stern in many great poses.

The Prince Fielder Body Issue imitation that you see above was probably the best, though there are plenty more on Stern’s Instagram page.

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