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Jul 27, 2011

14 Greatest Twitter Reactions To Umpire Jerry Meals’ Blown Call

Twitter is going bonkers this morning over last night's Braves-Pirates possible mammoth blown call by umpire Jerry Meals. New replay angles show Meals might have been right. He says it was probably a blown call. At this point all we know is that the Twitter-verse is using Meals as its punching bag this morning. No matter which side you're on, the humor from these tweets will help you smile during yet another boring day at the job. Meals Tweets - JUMP!

Jul 26, 2011

Jonathan Toews Girlfriend Gabrielle Velasquez Coworker Sends More Pics

We figured the Jonathan Toews chick, Gabrielle Velasquez, had her one-day Internet run yesterday and things in her life would go back to normal. Not so. Our inbox had more photos of Gabrielle waiting this morning. But there is a strange twist to who sent the pics last night. They came from an email account at Fletcher Jones Imports in Chicago. Yes, that's the car dealership where Ms. Velasquez works. Pics - JUMP!

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Jul 26, 2011

Brian Wilson’s Beard Invades White House To Meet The Prez [Morning Twitpics]

Even if you hate the Brian Wilson beard schtick and/or Barack Obama, you must admit that yesterday at the White House was one of those moments. The Giants were in town to visit Barry and be congratulated for winning the World Series. We pray....PRAY....that Lincecum hit the head and burned a joint. And documented it. Baseball needs it. The White House needs it. And it would be great for Internet pagviews. More - JUMP!

Jul 25, 2011

“The Mayor” Sean Casey About To Pound This Beer At Motley Crue Show?

Um, so this photo has had our attention all day. It's former Cincinnati Reds 1B Sean "The Mayor" Casey at last night's Poison/Motley Crue show outside Heinz Field. Dude was legendary in baseball for asking about opponents wives and he actually didn't want to get in their pants. He was just being friendly. And he was supposed to be religious. Like, "starts his day with the Bible and God." We love this guy and pray he didn't jump off the tracks. JUMP!

Jul 22, 2011

31 Craziest Sports Special Game Jerseys – Ever [Photos]

In honor of the St. Louis Cardinals AAA affiliate Memphis Redbirds' Organ Donor Night uniforms, we've dug up 30 of the dumbest, ugliest, stupidest, craziest, what-the-hell-is-going-on-there uniforms we could find. Nothing says minor league sports like forcing a .250 hitter into wearing a Harry Potter uni. Have a jersey that needs to be added to this list? Email us: mail@bustedcoverage.com

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Jul 22, 2011

Minor League Baseball Cowboy Monkey Rodeo Night Highlighted By Leak [Video]

Yeehaw! Nothing like a minor league baseball promotion in Nashua, New Hampshire where the Silver Knights welcomed the Monkey Cowboy Rodeo to town Wednesday to entertain a few hundred people, according to the local paper. Gotta admit, there isn't much better in minor league promotions than monkeys riding border collies. As a bonus, one lucky outfielder will have the chance to make a catch in that whiz. FUN. JUMP!

Rockies’ Rafael Betancourt Locker Room Dong Is Driving Denver Nuts

BC was tipped off to Twitter-user and Denver sports enthusiast Cheryl Tweedy a few weeks back by Peter Burns Radio. We were told Cheryl doesn't pull punches with language (which we approve of) and is pretty cutthroat with her sports observations. Well, guess who was watching the Rockies' post-game show last night. Yep, Cheryl. And guess who was naked in the lockerroom? Rafael Betancourt & his dong just became very, very famous. JUMP!

Jul 21, 2011

Stephen Drew’s Broken Ankle Might Make You Puke [Video]

Stephen Drew will be on the DL for a few after having his ankle snapped like a twig during last night's Diamonbacks-Brewers game. Listen, there are reasons why you don't run through a third base coach stop sign and this is one of them. Tough break, Drew. If you are queasy this morning we recommend NOT clicking through to the video. If ankles twisted backwards are your thing it's time to let this one roll. JUMP!

Jul 21, 2011

Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire Loves Japanese Women’s Soccer [Photo]

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire probably isn't a fan of Japanese women's soccer, but he played the part today, wearing a t-shirt that says "I [heart] Japan Women's Soccer after losing a bet to Tsuyoshi Nishioka. Gardy promptly swore off ever making dumb bets with foreign players, unless it was for money, beer or a walleye sandwich from Target Field. More - JUMP!

Jul 20, 2011

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Jul 20, 2011

Better Rack At Wrigley: Phillies Fan Or Bikini Chick?

It's hot here in the Midwest. Like burn you to a crispy chicken wing hot. But that hasn't stopped Phillies fan from invading the bleachers at Wrigley, according to our friends at Crossing Broad. On a slow sports day it doesn't take much to get the attention of the Internet, hence a debate. Better rack: man cans vs. fake cans? Debate amongst your coworkers and totally ignore her belly stretch marks. One more photo - JUMP!

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Jul 19, 2011

Pouncey Twins About To Plank Alex Morgan At ESPN & Dhani Jones Creepin’ [Pics]

Your move, Longoria. Three really big black dudes have been photographed with your future trophy WAG today and she might not get out of Bristol without a wedding band. Better send the private jet. Seriously, Evan Longoria sent this tweet to Morgan just before tonight's Rays' game: "once your done w your whirlwind tour let me know, and follow me! #Congrats." Favre Jr. His competition & the growing tweet chatter - JUMP!

Jul 19, 2011

Evan Longoria Hitting On Alex Morgan Via Twitter? Blame Him?

Yes, we've created this Evan Longoria making a play at Alex Morgan and the Internets are sorta running wild with it. In today's Daily Dump we mentioned a Longoria tweet directly to Morgan about the Rays wanting her and Team USA to throw out a first pitch. That's called a power move. You pick out the hottest chick on Team USA & use your star power. Guess how soon Morgan accepted? Guess who has a boyfriend in Seattle? JUMP!

Jul 19, 2011

CM Punk At Cubs Game, Scopes Out Drunk Chicks [Morning Twitpic]

We're not going to get into too much WWE news because it usually is ridiculous and you guys probably could care less. But when you throw in the new WWE champion (yes, there is controversy with his title belt) takes his hardware to a Monday night Cubs game, BC takes notice. Add in CM Punk snapping pics of drunk Cubs' chick and you have a recipe for Morning Twitpic-age. So here you go, CM's night at the Cubs-Phillies game. JUMP!

Jul 18, 2011

Busted Coverage Cribs: Jay Buhner Estate Sale Price Drops $6mm, Still For Sale

The tragic saga of Jay Buhner's B2B Estate rolls along, now nearly three years into its time on the Seattle housing market. Way back in July 2009 it was reported that Jay came off his 2008 listing price of $12,000,000 for his 7,500 sq. ft. pad that includes 80 acres of woods and places to gallop on horses. Now listed at $6.75mm, this beast is a steal. Step up, open the wallet and help Jay get rid of this ball & chain. JUMP!

Jul 15, 2011

Florida Marlins Actually Constructing Upper Deck In New Ballpark [Morning Twitpics]

It'll be the smallest ballpark in the MLB with only 37,000 seats, but will have two 600-gallon salt water fish tanks encased in bullet-proof glass. The Marlins (believe it or not) are trucking along with the new ballpark the city/county was pimp-slapped into building. The big questions for MLB is if anyone will care whether there is a new facility to watch the Marlins. Joe Robbie's upper deck has been closed & the Marlins are averaging 17k a game. Pics - JUMP!

Jul 14, 2011

How U.S. Government Vs. Roger Clemens Goes To Mistrial On Day 2

Just as we were preparing ourselves for Debbie Clemens to take the stand in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, the U.S. government goes and screws up its case on Day 2. Seriously, a mistrial was just issued on Day 2! The government, today, played a video of Roger answering questions from Rep. Elijah Cummings. The video included pieces that the judge in this case had barred. The jury saw the video, Clemens' lawyers objected and Judge Walton just ended the case.

Jul 14, 2011

5 Best Brian Wilson Spandex Tux ESPY Photos [Morning Twitpics]

Thanks to Brian Wilson the ESPYs were watchable for like 15 minutes until Seth Meyers was done with his opening series of one-liners. Then they started handing out the hardware and it was time to bail. If you guys hate the Home Run Derby, how do you possibly sit through hours of ESPN coverage of an ESPN fabricated event. Did you watch Cowherd try to be funny on the red carpet? Absolutely horrid. In the end it was all about Wilson. And that's a good thing. JUMP!

Jul 13, 2011

Two Best Heidi Watney Moments At All-Star Game

Moment #1: She took this photo of her photographer (looking at that finger and it's confirmed he's married) in the arms of the women hired to swim around the pool at last night's all-star game. Moment #2: Heidi dips her feet in the pool and tweets to us about forgetting her swimsuit. That's it. Nothing else even remotely newsworthy. Um, you want to entertain readers, boot the married guy and get in with the bikini chicks. JUMP!

Jul 13, 2011

Look At Bryce Harper’s New Tats Honoring His Mom & Dad [Photos]

That is Bryce Harper sitting in a tattoo parlor chair this week in Arizona where the tatted to not tatted ratio has been hovering at the 3:1 mark, according to our Scottsdale tat tipsters. Anyway, Bryce decided last night was the perfect time to get 'Mom' inked on his left wrist and 'Pops' on the right wrist. As if the millions weren't enough, now the Harper's will forever be memorialized on their son's flesh. Finished product & a new name for Harrisburg, Pa. - JUMP!

Jul 12, 2011

Greensboro Grasshoppers’ Mascot Miss Babe Ruth Statue Stolen!

Either someone is a really big fan of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class A affiliate of the Florida Marlins, or someone was really drunk. Either way, the Grasshoppers are down one sculpture of the their dog mascot, Miss Babe Ruth. In a brazen moment of thievery, a punk has ripped the Miss Babe Ruth off at the ankles and taken her to an undisclosed location. Details - JUMP!

Jul 12, 2011

5 Questions With Fred Lynn: Talks USC Coeds, Baseball Cards & Atlee Hammaker’s Wife

Busted Coverage 5 Questions Editor Joe Student was lucky enough this week to spend 15 minutes talking legacy, baseball all-star memories, USC coeds & what social media would have been like during Fred Lynn's baseball career. Lynn, not trying to impress anyone, even talks about Atlee Hammaker's wife's impression of him after jacking a grand slam off her husband during the 1983 midsummer classic. The full interview - JUMP!

Jul 12, 2011

Brian Wilson Shows Off Blonde Pickoff Move At MLB All-Star Party [20 Photos]

We had a conversation with our old friend David Freedman of Tempe12 fame yesterday afternoon. BC had ambitions of getting a reporter into a MLB Home Run Derby afterparty so the initial reaction was to contact David. Come to find out Freedman had his Tempe12 ladies scheduled to work the Marucci Bats party at the Scottsdale W. But no go on getting our reporter into that bash. As a consolation prize, we had intel officers keeping tabs on Twitter accounts. JUMP!

Jul 12, 2011

Roger Clemens Perjury Trial Lunch Break Tweets: Salad & Chili

We've noticed an excellent trend out of the New York sports reporters covering the Roger Clemens perjury trial. While the normal tweet updates concerning jury selection nearly leave us choking on our dark chocolate acai covered blueberries, it's the court lunch breaks when the real reporting gets going. Newsday's Jim Baumbach and the NY Daily News sports i-Team have been updating us on Roger's lunch activities. Why is this important to BC? JUMP.

Jul 12, 2011

Robinson Cano Derby Girlfriend Isn’t Blonde Road Beefer From 2009 [Photos]

Got a text message from our ESPN insider at 1 a.m. EST this morning: "This was the girl Cano showed up with," said the tipster. That was in reference to the Baseball Tonight set piece Cano did for ESPN after winning the MLB Home Run Derby. Why is the girlfriend news? We think it's going to show you Cano's maturity level. It seems he has officially moved on from blondes. Is it possible the legendary Cano has gone soft? We hope not. Photos - JUMP!

Jul 12, 2011

Fan Makes Diving Derby Catch Into Chase Park Pool, Saves Beer! [Morning Twitpic]

We had a sneaking suspicion that the RideNow Powersports Pool at Chase Park would become a focal point for last night's home run derby activities. But a guy jumping into the pool - with beer in hand - to snag a ball away from bikini chicks? Can't write that script. It happened and ESPN cameras gave the guy his due, resulting in YouTube videos of the fun. See the video and the reaction from the chicks - JUMP!

Jul 11, 2011

Hottest Mavs Fan Heather O. Wants Hottest Rangers Fan Crown [21 Photos]

Now, before you guys destroy us for posting a "Hottest Rangers....Gallery"...gallery, you need to understand that we were in negotiations with infamous #FriskyFriday model @heathero14 before the dude fell out of the stands Thursday night. There is a time for mourning and then we move on. Our original goal last week was to sex up Bud Selig's all-star game. Heather was game. She owned a Rangers jersey and a shirt. Add a smart phone & we get this gallery. JUMP!

Jul 11, 2011

Relax, That’s Chris Berman Hanging On Hank Haney’s Wife Suzanne In Scottsdale

This tweet crossed the BC desk 30 minutes ago from Kissing Suzy Kolber's Jack Kogod: Text from my cousin: "Chris Berman just showed up to the W in Scottsdale with 4 20-something blondes. There are three sporting events where Boomer never ceases to amaze us. Super Bowl. Baseball all-star game. Jim Kelly golf tournament. Of course we're putting the pieces together on Berman's ladies. We know at least one blonde he's chasing. She's semi-famous. JUMP!

Jul 11, 2011

Diamondbacks Swimming Pool Facts, Home Runs & Mark Grace Trivia

There will be plenty of attention paid to the RideNow Powersports Pool at Chase Field tonight during the 2011 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby. The novelty of hitting a home run in the pool, we're guessing, will create huge excitement from TV viewers hoping for a pool fight over a $10 baseball. It's perfect TV. Of course your buddy Todd will think he knows everything about that pool. Here are facts that will totally silence that know-it-all buddy about the pool in right-center.

Jul 11, 2011

Kate Upton Celebrity All-Star Softball Overload [10 Photos]

Of course we're using the term overload liberally here. But this is Kate Upton. This is Kate Upton in the most ridiculous shorts we've ever seen on a baseball field. Guys, Jordin Sparks played in last night's MLB Celebrity All-Star Game and wore baseball pants. Erin Andrews, Kate Upton & Jenni Finch wore shorts and knee-high socks. We've officially seen the future and it should include Upton for at least the next 10-12 celeb softball games. PHOTOS! JUMP!

Jul 11, 2011

2011 MLB All-Star Drinking Game

Our guy, Garrett, on the ground in Phoenix has been bugging us for weeks about writing something about the 2011 MLB All-Star Game. After at least 7-8 emails we finally told him to create an all-star drinking game because that's about the only way the BC staff can get through 9 innings of pitching changes & references to Albert Pujols. Garrett complied and promises this game will help make Joe Buck & Tim McCarver way less annoying. JUMP!

Jul 11, 2011

Kate Upton & Erin Andrews Celebrity Softball Game Socks [Morning Twitpic]

Let's get this week off an running with a look inside the locker room at last night's State Farm/ESPN/Presented by ABC/Chevrolet/Celebrity All-Star Softball Game, or whatever Disney is calling it this year. You'll now have a reason to watch reruns of the usually stupid game. Kate Upton was an honorary manager. So was Erin Andrews. And someone decided to put them in these outfits. Easily the best celebrity all-star game move of all time. PICS - JUMP!

Jul 8, 2011

Hot Chicks In Baseball Caps: Odette Yustman Disses Dodgers, Is Mets Fan

Want to know how Busted Coverage knows it's tough times for the Dodgers? Yes, we all know about the bounced checks. That's well documented. But you really know things are bad when the hot, local actresses have turned and are now openly rooting for the enemy in Dodgers Stadium. Odette Yustman did just that this week. Get used to it, Dodgers Nation. The hot chicks can't get off the bandwagon quick enough. JUMP!

Jul 7, 2011

Insult: Debbie & Roger Clemens Forced To Stand In Court Cafeteria Line

Um, we've seen older WAGs make combacks, like when Brenda Warner went from looking like Ivan Drago to a busty Red Cross volunteer. Debbie Clemens has always been in superior shape thanks to admitted HGH use and an extensive workout regimen. The new pics speak for themselves for a woman in her late 40s. And NY media have been keeping a close eye on her during this trial. How close? They've been tweeting about her in a court cafeteria line. JUMP!

Jul 6, 2011

Roy Williams’ Ex Brooke Daniels Dumps WR For U. Of Houston Infielder [23 Photos]

Brooke Daniels, the former Miss Texas being sued by Dallas Cowboys receiver Roy Williams, has apparently gone from the majors to the minors. Daniels is now dating University of Houston infielder David Murphy and his .241 batting average. Our editors, as BC always does, went the extra mile and dug deep to figure out how a Houston baseball player is hooking up with Roy's ex. Dude goes from the bench to this. JUMP!

Jul 6, 2011

Roger Clemens Trades Hooters 34Ds At Golf Course For Gangster Suit [Photo]

In just 7 days - exactly - Roger Clemens went from playing in the Hooters Tour Victoria, Texas Pro-Am to a D.C. federal courthouse jury selection for his perjury trial. Yesterday, Clemens traded the cargo shorts below his knees for a pinstriped gangster suit that accentuated his bloated neckline. Things today were much better, as The Rocket went a little easier on the intimidating clothing, choosing a simple ensemble. Notice he's looking like a certain Gov.? JUMP!

Jul 5, 2011

Rangers Superfan & WAG Amber Hartman Dumps Phillies Pitcher Via Twitter

Amber Leigh Hartman gained a small amount of fame during the Texas Rangers' run to the World Series last year after being spotted multiple times in her season ticket seats behind home plate at The Ballpark. Our cohorts at Coed were dropping 100 photo dumps and "Hottest of" lists were being adjusted accordingly. Then Amber jumped back into the spotlight this week after dumping her Phillies minor league boyfriend via Twitter. More - JUMP!