Bryce Harper just clocked a home run with a gosh darn BROKEN BAT

Just when you thought he couldn’t get any more unreal. Bryce Harper is unreal. At this point in his career he’s pretty firmly established himself as unreal at the plate and in most of the other things he does too. So for the rest of his career it’s just a question of how unreal he can be and he seems intent on one-upping himself any time he can. With seven home runs on the year already, Harper came to the plate against the Mets in the first inning Monday night and hit another one. “Well he does that all the time” you say. “He’s a dinger machine once he gets… Read More

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Lakewood woman conquers rain, coldest Boston Marathon in 3 decades rocking her Red Rocks poncho

With a driving rain compounding the misery of the coldest Boston Marathon in three decades, Lakewood’s Chris Rodriguez ran from start to finish on Monday clad in a Red Rocks Amphitheater rain poncho. About 10 miles into the race, it became a conversation piece when she heard a woman’s voice behind her. “She said, ‘I really like your poncho, Red Rocks!’ ” Rodriguez said. “Then she came up beside me, I turned and looked at her and I said, ‘It’s the coolest concert venue there is, have you ever been there?’ She said, ‘Yeah, I’m from Denver.’ Those little things add a good karma to your race.” Boston runners needed… Read More

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High school football: Oak Grove hires Marcus Reese as coach

SAN JOSE — Marcus Reese, a star linebacker at Oak Grove two decades ago before moving on to UCLA, was named head football coach at his high school alma mater Monday, co-athletic director Rick Huck said. “We’re really excited to have him,” Huck said. “He goes above and beyond the call of duty. He really wants to make a difference. He’s had opportunities to coach at other places. But he’s made it clear Oak Grove is near and dear to his heart.” Reese takes over from Jay Braun, who was dismissed in February, more than two months after he cursed at an administrator along the sideline during a game and… Read More

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Watch: Bryce Harper crushes a home run after breaking his bat

As the old adage goes, “Not all men are created equal.” And, as it turns out, not all Major League Baseball sluggers are created equal, either. During the top of the first inning in Monday night’s Washington Nationals-New York Mets game, Nationals superstar Bryce Harper took Mets starter Jacob deGrom for a ride adding home run No. 8 to his big-league leading total. Dingers are cool and all, but not exactly that special — particularly when discussing Harper. But this was no ordinary homer, take a closer look at what happened: How strong is @Bharper3407? This was a home run. This bat BREAKS IN HALF. pic.twitter.com/1cUQZrwZJB — Cut4 (@Cut4) April… Read More

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