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Posted: Monday July 2, 2012 4:26PM ; Updated: Monday July 2, 2012 5:11PM
By Andy Gray Archive
Best Of Enemies
Tony La Russa and Dusty Baker:: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images


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Don't let this picture fool you; Reds manager Dusty Baker and retired Cardinals skipper Tony La Russa do not like each other, and it's a rivalry goes back nearly a decade. La Russa is returning to the dugout to manage the National League All-Stars and Baker thinks that is why one of La Russa's former players (Lance Lynn) is playing in the game while two of Baker's current players (Johnny Cueto and Brandon Phillips) are not. It likely did not help Phillips' case that he was at the center of this memorable 2010 brawl between the two teams.
Too Good To Be True
I was really excited on Sunday when I came across this photo of Packers LB Clay Matthews III, in kindergarten with perhaps the greatest mullet in the history of mullets. But to my dismay, it was all a hoax and the photo wasn't really Matthews.
Double Ouch
A linesperson at Wimbledon was nailed in the eye by the 118 mile-per-hour serve of Mardy Fish. That may or may not have been as painful as this faceplant by gymnast Nastia Liukin.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Brooklyn Decker :: Pamela Hanson/SI
Andy Roddick was eliminated from Wimbledon on Sunday, which means you won't be seeing much of Brooklyn Decker over the next week. Hopefully, this Decker gallery will get you through the rest of the tournament.
Little Benito
Nadia Diaz, the 11-year-old niece of former Major League catcher Benito Santiago, struck out 19 batters in six innings during a Little League game.
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LeBron James Balloon Of The Day
Generation Y Sports sent along this great video of a BYU student creating a LeBron James sculpture out of balloons.

Soccer Save Of The Day
Charles Barkley entertains the locker room at a charity softball game with a story about 18-year-old Dirk Nowitzki scoring 52 points on Barkley, Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and other top Americans.

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