Good Morning: Yasiel Puig Let His Bat Do The Talking This Weekend

Yasiel Puig hit his first walkoff homer in the 11th inning, to give the LA Dodgers a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Naturally, since Puig can't do anything right, he was criticized after the game for sliding into home plate. Damn you, fun-haver!


Derek Jeter returned for the second time this year, this time hitting a homer on the first pitch he saw as the Yankees beat the Rays 6-5.


An Alabama freshman (left) posted an Instagram photo with a wad of cash, which he has since deleted but the Internet has not.



North Carolina suspended PJ Hairston indefinitely after he picked up a traffic citation for reckless driving.


The Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.


Tino Martinez stepped down as hitting coach of the Miami Marlins after accusations of verbal and some physical abuse.


The New York Jets signed first-round pick Dee Milliner to a four-year deal.


Russell Wilson says he's seeing the benefits of being the full-time starter in training camp.


The Phillies lost their eighth game in a row, dropping seven below .500, and Jonathan Papelbon is not happy about it. 


Brian Urlacher has a new gig as a commentator for Fox Sports One.


Brek Shea scored a goal within two minutes of coming on as a sub, to give the USMNT a 1-0 win over Panama to secure the Gold Cup title.


Tony Gonzalez is still on leave from the Atlanta Falcons and will now miss the first preseason game.


Kevin Durant threw down a dunk in the Drew League.




Pete Rock and CL Smooth performed "T.R.O.Y." at their 36th anniversary concert in Central Park.


The Wolverine topped the box office this week.


A$AP Ferg released the Trap Lord tracklist, due out August 20th.


Tech N9ne's Something Else (out tomorrow) is being billed as Tech's "breakthrough" album.


Tyler, the Creator speaks with Hypetrak about Yeezus, Odd Future and Italy.




Fifteen car bombs exploded in Iraq, killing around 50 people (various reports have different numbers). Either way, the violence surge in Iraq and Afghanistan this summer may break the region.


Here's another secretive government agency setting prices that no one asks questions about or realizes they're paying extra.


President Obama has a few people coming over today, including Hillary Clinton, civil rights leaders concerned with voting laws, and the World Champion San Francisco Giants.


US drones killed six people in Afghanistan including one person they are confident is a terrorist.


Someone stole $50 million worth of jewelry from the French Riviera Hotel.


Israel and Palestine will resume peace talks after years of stalling and violence, following six months of furious John Kerry diplomacy.


Anthony Weiner spent $43,100 in campaign money to investigate his Twitter getting hacked in 2011, even when he knew it wasn't a hacker who sent those photos. That and his campaign manager just quit.