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That Dodgers fan didn’t really throw back a Fernando Tatis Jr. home run ball

Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Mookie Betts watches with outfield fans, San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. solo home run, during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, April 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Dodgers center fielder Mookie Betts watches as a ball hit by San Diego Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. clears the wall for a home run. The ball was caught by La Salle Prep junior Doug Pyle (in a Dodgers jersey with a face mask over his chin). (Alex Gallardo / Associated Press)

The Dodgers’ new “Home Run Seats” do not come with a guarantee of a home run ball. On Sunday, in the Dodgers’ nationally televised game against the San Diego Padres, one fan sitting there caught two home run balls.

No, he said, he did not throw back the one hit by Fernando Tatis Jr., despite what the broadcasters said on air and ESPN said in a tweet.

Doug Pyle, 17, is a junior at La Salle Prep in Pasadena. He and his family have gone to Dodger Stadium for years, but usually they sit along the left field

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ESPN Anchor Sage Steele Selling Her $1.6M Connecticut Home

ESPN SportsCenter’s co-host Sage Steele is selling her stately Avon, CT, home for $1,595,000. The sports journalist purchased the property in the Hartford suburb in 2017 for $1.24 million.

Steele also has a new role at SportsCenter, moving to the show’s 12 noon slot, from the 6 p.m. slot she had had since 2018. Along with the new gig, she’ll apparently also be moving to a new home.

The Indiana University grad has posted photos from her stylish abode, showing off her unabashed school pride on Instagram.

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Built in 2002, Steele’s large home offers over 8,500 square feet of living space, with five bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. Accessed via a circular drive, the brick home, with a slate roof, features custom updates throughout.

Enter on the main level, where the layout includes a formal living room that flows

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Again Chooses To Be Home For The Holiday

“We closed our stores and distribution centers last year on Thanksgiving as a way of saying  ‘thank you’ to our teammates for navigating all the stress and strain of 2020 and to encourage our teammates and customers to spend time with their loved ones,” said Lauren Hobart, DICK’S Sporting Goods President and CEO. “This year, we wanted to give our teammates plenty of notice that we will be closed again, so they have the opportunity to plan for their annual traditions – whether it’s participating in a fun run, watching football or enjoying Thanksgiving dinner.”

DICK’S will reopen on Black Friday (November 26) to serve customers with in-store, curbside contactless pickup and BOPIS options — continuing the company’s focus on customer service, technology and safety.  

About DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Founded in 1948, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Again Chooses To Be Home For The Holiday | News

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) today announced it will close all retail locations and distribution centers on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2021. DICK’S also closed on Thanksgiving in 2020.  

“We closed our stores and distribution centers last year on Thanksgiving as a way of saying  ‘thank you’ to our teammates for navigating all the stress and strain of 2020 and to encourage our teammates and customers to spend time with their loved ones,” said Lauren Hobart, DICK’S Sporting Goods President and CEO. “This year, we wanted to give our teammates plenty of notice that we will be closed again, so they have the opportunity to plan for their annual traditions – whether it’s participating in a fun run, watching football or enjoying Thanksgiving dinner.”

DICK’S will reopen on Black Friday (November 26) to serve customers with in-store, curbside contactless pickup

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