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Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

A mural of  LeBron James was vandalized in Miami this week. James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago.
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Tuesday, July 22

What’s the big deal? Just a Chip off the old block | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Germany’s World Cup trophy somehow got a piece chipped off during the title celebration.

Thursday, July 17

Derek Jeter is retiring, in case you missed it | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Anyone up for “Pride of the Yankees,” Part 2? “I must have missed something when I turned on the All-Star Game,” mused comedy writer Alex Kaseberg. “Just how many weeks does Derek Jeter have left to live?”

Tuesday, July 15

Babe Ruth’s power still evident in an auction | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

This contract wasn’t worth the paper it was printed on — in a good way.

Saturday, July 12

You could say he’s the spittin’ image of his father | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Brian “Young Gun” Krause adds to family tradition of winning the International Cherry Pit-Spitting Championship.

Thursday, July 10

Yeah, but can he carry his weight in the relationship? | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Ville Parviainen, with teammate Janette Oksman aboard, covered a grueling 278-yard obstacle course in 1 minute 3.75 seconds last Saturday to capture the 19th Wife Carrying World Championships in Sonkajarvi, Finland, unseating the five-time defending champions, Taisto Miettinen and Kristiina Haapal

Saturday, July 5

The next three kids will be Babe, Lou and Joe | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Kansas resident Casey (Stengel — get it?) Purdy is such a Bronx Bombers fan that he named his three children Jeter, Maris and Yogi. Casey’s brothers? Roger, Andy and Mickey. And the tradition began a generation before that.

Thursday, July 3

Own goal for their travel agent | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

The worst miss at this year’s World Cup — woefully wide right — didn’t come off a soccer player’s foot.

Saturday, June 28

Michelle Wie reaps the benefits of winning, including flowers from Adam Sandler | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Win a green jacket? Big deal. Michelle Wie got a congratulatory bouquet from actor Adam Sandler when she won her first U.S. Open.

Thursday, June 26

Hey, Mick: Just stick to betting on the wild horses | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Mick Jagger can’t get no soccer satisfaction, either.