A survey conducted last week in The Denver Post revealed that 55.7% of Rockies fans are sick of their longtime mascot, known as Dinger, saying that the triceratops should join his ancestors in extinction. Said one annoyed fan, "Dinger is fat and promotes a poor-health lifestyle for kids."
The Red Devils have two wins in their last seven games after drawing lowly West Brom on Sunday. Wayne Rooney refuses to re-sign with the team, and the 25-year-old hasn't scored in his last five games, perhaps distracted by his recent sex scandal. But who isn't these days?
Yankees starters CC Sabathia (left) and Phil Hughes combined to give up 12 runs in eight innings (13.5 ERA) through Games 1 and 2 in the ALCS after throwing on nine and seven days rest, further proof MLB needs to speed up its playoffs and that extra time off isn't always desirable.
Despite a 10-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, the Chiefs (3--2) lost on the road in Houston, surrendering 21 points and 185 yards, including a shaky pass interference call. The good news? K.C.'s next four opponents have a .333 (7--15) winning percentage.