Nudity, country singers, and squirrels made some weird headlines in the sports world this week.
But there were some real sports stories too.
The Bombers crashed out of the playoffs, the northeast’s biggest college sports conference is in shambles, and one Midwestern city quickly became the centre of the sports universe.
The Rally Squirrel became the star of the show during games three and four of the Phillies-Cardinals series in St. Louis.
First, he scooted around in the outfield before eluding capture in foul territory.
The next day, he ran past home plate and caused a brief delay in the game.
ESPN's Body Issue created all sorts of talk over the last few days.
In addition, the network handled the Hank Williams Jr. mess incredibly well.
A rare great PR week in Bristol.
Shockey has always been in the spotlight during his long career.
This week, he and former 'The Bachelor' contestant Emily Maynard announced they were dating.
Beltre joined just five other baseball players to ever hit three homeruns in a playoff game.
He single-handedly knocked the Tampa Bay Rays out of the postseason with his offence.
It was a massive week for the city of Detroit.
The Lions got on the cover of Sports Illustrated after their 4-0 start. And the Tigers upset the Yankees to storm into the ALCS.
Plus Michigan State beat Ohio State.
The country singer got his 'Are you ready for some football?' song pulled from ESPN's Monday Night Football after going on a Fox TV show and comparing Obama to Hitler.
On Thursday, ESPN said it would end the relationship with Williams for good.
The Big East will lose Pitt and Syracuse to the ACC in a couple of years, which is a huge blow.
And news came out this week that TCU, who was supposed to join the Big East next season, will actually be going to the Big 12.
TCU ended its relationship with the Big East before it even started.
The Yankees post season ended Thursday night, and A-Rod is partially to blame.
A-Rod struck out to end game 5, and throughout the series hit .111.
Mark Sanchez was just terrible in Sunday night's game against the Ravens.
He was just 11 for 25, threw an interception, had 119 yards, and his longest pass was for 30 yards.
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