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Ole Miss's Marshall Henderson was pulled over in Oxford in May. Cops say they found small amounts of pot and cocaine but cited him only for no proof of insurance. Is this why he got suspended? We welcome more creative theories. [WSJ]
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Justin Turner plays for the Mets. Jacob Turner is the Marlin who had the big game today. Close, though!
The Mets are skipping Matt Harvey's rotation turn in Pittsburgh on Saturday. He'll still pitch in the All-Star Game, which is at Citi Field, on Tuesday. Priorities! [Twitter]
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Yesterday we learned that Anna Benson—the Baseball Wife who once vowed to sleep with the entire Mets roster if Kris, her pitcher husband, cheated on her—stormed Kris's house in Smyrna, Ga. on Sunday night with a gun, metal baton, and a bulletproof vest, demanding money. He called the cops. Today, the report produced…
Matt Russell, the Broncos' director of player personnel, was arrested on DUI charges over the weekend. He hit two cars, one of which was a police cruiser. [Denver Post]
The saga of Kris and Anna Benson, which last July we thought had come to an unhappy-but-not-especially-terrible resolution with the couple's divorce, appears to have indeed come to that especially terrible resolution, one involving guns and bulletproof vests and the police.
All of the signs were crossed when the Angels and Red Sox faced off last night. Los Angeles of Anaheim is now the club struggling to reach .500 despite its massive payroll; Boston, lean and mean (in comparison to previous years, anyway) after its salary dumps last August, is back in first place.